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GOP Rep. Andrew Clyde defends comparison of Jan. 6 rioters to “tourists”

Rep. Andrew Clyde defended comments made during a House committee hearing in which he compared the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot to a “normal visit.”…

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Can Rob Portman seal the big bipartisan deal?

If you called central casting for a senator to cut a bipartisan infrastructure deal, you’d get Rob Portman. The Ohio Republican, a former White House…

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Female Olympians push back against double standard in uniforms

Female Olympians in Tokyo are rejecting the uniforms that have long defined their sports, highlighting a double standard that exists how women dress in competition…

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DOJ declines to defend Mo Brooks in Eric Swalwell’s Capitol riot lawsuit

The Department of Justice declined late Tuesday to represent Rep. Mo Brooks in a civil lawsuit against the Georgia congressman concerning the Capitol riot. Why…

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Video game developers at Activision Blizzard say they’ll walk out Wednesday

Employees at Activision Blizzard will hold a walkout Wednesday in protest of widespread harassment allegations across the company, a spokesperson on behalf of the group…

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Israel launches maximum pressure campaign against Ben & Jerry’s

The Israeli government has formed a special task force to pressure Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and its parent company Unilever to reverse their decision…

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Video game developers at Activision Blizzard say they’ll walk out Wednesday

Employees at Activision Blizzard will hold a walkout Wednesday in protest of widespread harassment allegations across the company, a spokesperson on behalf of the group…

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D.C. officer testifies: “It was clear the terrorists perceived themselves to be Christians”

D.C. Metropolitan Police officer Daniel Hodges on Tuesday painted a vivid and emotional picture of the rioters who attacked the Capitol on Jan. 6, calling…

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Cheney at Jan. 6 hearing: Causes of Capitol riot “will remain a cancer” without investigation

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Tuesday called for the “full and open testimony of every person with knowledge of the planning and preparation” of the…

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D.C. officer testifies: “It was clear the terrorists perceived themselves to be Christians”

D.C. Metropolitan Police officer Daniel Hodges on Tuesday painted a vivid and emotional picture of the rioters who attacked the Capitol on Jan. 6, calling…

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Video of Capitol riot shown during opening of first January 6 select committee hearing

During his opening statement for the first hearing of the January 6 select committee, Rep. Bennie Thompson played out a series of videos from the…

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Biden releases 21-point immigration plan amid bipartisan criticism

The Biden administration on Tuesday unveiled an outline of its full strategy on immigration, with activists and advocacy groups decrying a new push for expedited…

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How Jim Jordan went from ‘legislative terrorist’ to inside operator

Jim Jordan was working out in the House gym in late November 2018 when Kevin McCarthy called him with a peace offering in the wake…

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Cheney at Jan. 6 hearing: Causes of Capitol riot “will remain a cancer” without investigation

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Tuesday called for the “full and open testimony of every person with knowledge of the planning and preparation” of the…

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Activist Tong Ying-kit found guilty of terrorism in first Hong Kong security law trial

Tong Ying-kit, the first person to be charged and tried under Hong Kong’s national security law was found guilty of terrorism and inciting secession by…

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Tunisia’s democracy in the balance after president’s power grab

Tunisia’s decade-old democracy hangs in the balance after President Kais Saied removed the prime minister and suspended Parliament on Sunday. Why it matters: Tunisia was…

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House rejects GOP effort to seat McCarthy’s choices for Jan. 6 select panel

The House on Monday voted 218-197 to defeat Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s attempt to seat his preferred members for the Jan. 6 select committee. Why…

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Connecticut made prison phone calls free. Other states should do the same

Transcript Eddie Conway: Welcome to this episode of Rattling the Bars. The prison industrial complex gets money from people, the poorest people in the nation….

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Pelosi appoints GOP Rep. Kinzinger to Jan. 6 committee

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Sunday that she has appointed Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) to serve on the House select committee investigating the Jan…

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Pelosi appoints GOP Rep. Kinzinger to Jan. 6 committee

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Sunday that she has appointed Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) to serve on the House select committee investigating the Jan…

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Thousands Of People Protest Coronavirus Lockdowns In Australia

The streets of Sydney and other cities filled with protesters opposed to lockdown restrictions amid another surge in cases. Participants carried signs calling for “freedom”…

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An explosive spyware report shows limits of iOS, Android security

Enlarge / A report this week indicates that the problem of high-caliber spyware is far more widespread than previously feared. (credit: Pau Barrena | Getty…

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