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Trump says Rittenhouse visited him at Mar-a-Lago
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Trump says Rittenhouse visited him at Mar-a-Lago

Former President Donald Trump said he was recently visited at his Palm Beach, Florida, resort by Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who was acquitted last week on all charges after fatally shooting two people and wounding a third during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last summer. “He called. He wanted to know if he could come over,…MORE

Biden to nominate Shalanda Young as budget director, elevating well-respected deputy
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Biden to nominate Shalanda Young as budget director, elevating well-respected deputy

President Joe Biden will nominate Shalanda Young to lead the Office of Management and Budget, two officials said, elevating her to join the Cabinet after serving as deputy budget director during the first year of the administration. The Washington Post first reported on the expected nomination. This story is breaking and will be updated. The-CNN-Wire™…MORE

Former New York City police commissioner intends to comply with January 6 committee subpoena but wants an apology
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Former New York City police commissioner intends to comply with January 6 committee subpoena but wants an apology

Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik is demanding an apology from the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, but does intend to comply with a subpoena he has received from the panel, according to his lawyer. Kerik worked alongside his longtime friend Rudy Giuliani, a former attorney…MORE

Fact check: Greg Abbott attack ad deceptively alters Beto O’Rourke’s comments on policing
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Fact check: Greg Abbott attack ad deceptively alters Beto O’Rourke’s comments on policing

Democrat Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who ran unsuccessfully for the US Senate in 2018 and the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, announced last week that he is running for Texas governor in 2022. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, who announced Tuesday that he had filed to run for reelection, started attacking O’Rourke as radical…MORE

‘This crowd is so big and unknown’: Pennsylvania Senate scramble could include Dr. Oz and former Bush official
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‘This crowd is so big and unknown’: Pennsylvania Senate scramble could include Dr. Oz and former Bush official

Senate candidate Sean Parnell’s abrupt end to his campaign in Pennsylvania has shaken up the Republican primary field in a crucial race as the party seeks to win a majority next fall. According to multiple Republican operatives in and outside of the Keystone State, the slate of GOP candidates could expand in coming weeks to…MORE

Employees of Massachusetts hospital system ask for Supreme Court intervention in vaccine mandate challenge
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Employees of Massachusetts hospital system ask for Supreme Court intervention in vaccine mandate challenge

Employees of the Massachusetts hospital system Mass General Brigham have asked the Supreme Court to intervene in a lawsuit they’ve brought challenging their employer’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate. The employees have struck out in their attempts to get a district court or the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals to block the health care provider’s mandate,…MORE

Nearly 30,000 borrowers awarded Public Service Loan Forgiveness so far under new rules
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Nearly 30,000 borrowers awarded Public Service Loan Forgiveness so far under new rules

Katherine Rickfelder, a Florida public school teacher, is one of nearly 30,000 people who have seen their student debt balance reduced to zero since the federal government announced significant changes to a popular loan forgiveness program last month. “I cried when I got the letter. I honestly feel like I can finally breathe again,” said…MORE

January 6 committee subpoenas Proud Boys and Oath Keepers
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January 6 committee subpoenas Proud Boys and Oath Keepers

The House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection issued five new subpoenas on Tuesday targeting right-wing extremist groups that were involved in the attack, including the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys. The subpoenas went to the Proud Boys and its leader Enrique Tarrio, as well as the Oath Keepers and its leader Stewart Rhodes. Dozens…MORE

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