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Biden set to push more Americans to get Covid-19 vaccine in North Carolina speech

Biden set to push more Americans to get Covid-19 vaccine in North Carolina speech

President Joe Biden is set to highlight the importance of getting vaccinated against Covid-19 and kick off a community canvassing event during a speech in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Thursday afternoon, as his administration continues its push to get American vaccinated against the virus. While in Raleigh, the President will tour a mobile vaccination unit…MORE

New polls show GOP willingness to subvert 2020 election

New polls show GOP willingness to subvert 2020 election

New polls released Thursday show just how far Republicans were willing to go to support then-President Donald Trump’s unprecedented efforts to subvert the 2020 election. The research was conducted by the Democracy Fund, a nonpartisan foundation that studies voter attitudes toward democratic institutions and works to strengthen democracy in the US. Their polls found that…MORE

US Ambassador to Russia returns to Moscow

US Ambassador to Russia returns to Moscow

US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan arrived back in Moscow Thursday, days after the Russian ambassador to the US resumed his post in Washington, DC. The return of the envoys to their respective diplomatic posts following months of absence marked a modest deliverable from last week’s summit in Geneva between US President Joe Biden and…MORE

Rudy Giuliani suspended from practicing law in New York state

Rudy Giuliani suspended from practicing law in New York state

Rudy Giuliani, the former personal lawyer for former President Donald Trump, has been suspended from practicing law in New York state. In a ruling released Thursday following disciplinary proceedings, a New York appellate court concluded that “there is uncontroverted evidence” that Giuliani “communicated demonstrably false and misleading statements to courts, lawmakers and the public at…MORE

Florida judge blocks USDA debt relief payments to farmers of color

Florida judge blocks USDA debt relief payments to farmers of color

Debt relief payments to farmers of color from the US Department of Agriculture were blocked nationwide Wednesday by a federal judge in Florida, the second halt on the payments as push back mounts against the assistance that some White farmers say is racially discriminatory. Florida District Judge Marcia Morales Howard issued a preliminary injunction in…MORE

Pelosi announces the House will establish a select committee to investigate Capitol riot

Pelosi announces the House will establish a select committee to investigate Capitol riot

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday she will create a select committee to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol after Republicans blocked the formation of an independent commission. The select committee will corral the various House Democratic investigations into the events surrounding the deadly insurrection into a single effort to examine what led…MORE

Biden bans certain solar panel materials from Chinese company over forced labor

Biden bans certain solar panel materials from Chinese company over forced labor

The Biden administration on Thursday announced it was blocking the import of certain materials that are used in solar panels from a company in Xinjiang, China, over allegations of forced labor. The administration also moved to restrict exports of five Chinese companies over alleged human rights abuses against Xinjiang’s Uyghur population and other ethnic and…MORE

Biden: ‘We have a deal’ on infrastructure with bipartisan group of senators

Biden: ‘We have a deal’ on infrastructure with bipartisan group of senators

President Joe Biden said Thursday he has agreed to a deal on infrastructure with a bipartisan group of senators after White House officials and the senators had a massive breakthrough the night before in their infrastructure negotiations. Both Republican and Democratic senators said Wednesday evening there was an agreement reached with White House officials and…MORE

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