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Senators grill top Pentagon leaders over Biden’s Afghanistan exit, Woodward revelations

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Joints Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley, and the head of U.S. Central Command, Gen. Frank McKenzie, are testifying publicly…

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Americans’ concern about climate hits all-time highs

After disaster-filled summer, a record number of Americans are concerned about global warming, according to a new poll from the Yale Program on Climate Change…

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Senators to grill top Pentagon leaders over Biden’s Afghanistan exit, Woodward revelations

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Joints Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley, and the head of U.S. Central Command, Gen. Frank McKenzie, are testifying publicly…

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In deep red West Virginia, Biden’s $3.5tn spending proposal is immensely popular

Working-class people – even Trump voters – understand the Build Back Better plan will benefit them Elizabeth Masters isn’t a natural Joe Biden supporter. A…

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Cities become pawns in redistricting game

For decades, since the U.S. Supreme Court modernized the redistricting process in the 1960s, the city of Nashville has had its own representative in Congress….

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Axios-Ipsos poll: Biden trust takes a blow as COVID lingers

Data: Axios/Ipsos polls; Chart: Jared Whalen/Axios For the first time in his presidency, Joe Biden faces a trust deficit among Americans when it comes to…

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Axios-Ipsos poll: Biden trust takes a blow as COVID lingers

Data: Axios/Ipsos polls; Chart: Jared Whalen/Axios For the first time in his presidency, Joe Biden faces a trust deficit among Americans when it comes to…

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Arizona Judge rules adding mask mandates ban to budget bill is unconstitutional

An Arizona judge ruled Monday that the state’s ban on mask mandates in schools, and other measures put into the state budget by Republicans, are…

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Democratic group poses as conservative PAC to block Youngkin support

A group tied to prominent Democratic strategists is posing as a conservative outfit to try to drive a wedge between the Republican candidate for Virginia…

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House Democrats uniting around bipartisan infrastructure package

House Democrats started Monday to coalesce around a deal to pass President Biden’s signature Build Back Better infrastructure package, with progressive opposition weakening and House…

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Social Democrats’ win in Germany could shake up Europe

BERLIN — Angela Merkel’s political farewell was spoiled Sunday night when the Social Democrats (SPD) narrowly claimed victory in Germany’s elections, just four years after…

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Senate Republicans sink short-term government funding, debt limit bill

Senate Republicans on Monday voted down the House-passed bill to fund the government through Dec. 3 and raise the debt limit. Why it matters: Congress…

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If the US wants fewer Haitian refugees, it should stop destroying Haiti

Last week, onlookers in the US and around the world were horrified to see US Border Patrol’s inhumane treatment of Haitian refugees attempting to cross…

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California to adopt all-mail voting

California will become the sixth state to conduct its elections entirely by mail after Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed new legislation codifying a temporary practice…

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Biden receives Covid-19 booster shot, days after CDC recommends a third dose for his age range

The president said that while booster shots are important, too many Americans are still unvaccinated. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/biden-receive-covid-booster-shot-camera-monday-n1280181 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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German elections: After close result, jockeying to replace Merkel begins

Data: Preliminary results from German Federal Returning Officer; Chart: Sara Wise/Axios Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) pulled off a come-from-behind victory in Sunday’s elections, 10 seats…

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Biden gets COVID-19 booster shot on live television

President Biden received a Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine booster shot on live television on Monday, while also urging Americans to get vaccinated. Driving the news: The…

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Rep. Liz Cheney says she was ‘wrong’ to oppose same-sex marriage

Cheney said in a 2013 TV interview that she opposed same-sex marriage despite the fact that her sister, Mary, is gay and married with children….

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Rep. Karen Bass launches run for Los Angeles mayor

Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) launched on Monday her bid for mayor of Los Angeles. Why it matters: Bass is a high profile member of Congress….

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CIA discussed kidnapping or assassinating Assange, report shows

This story originally appeared on Common Dreams on Sept. 26, 2021. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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Biden administration takes steps to “preserve and fortify” DACA amid legal challenges

The Biden administration on Monday took additional steps to save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program despite ongoing legal challenges to the program. Driving…

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Angela Merkel’s departure could bring influx of private investment to Germany

Angela Merkel’s departure from German government may result in a massive influx of private investment. Driving the news: The center-left Social Democratic Party, led by…

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