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Missouri House passes bill to create ‘Rush Limbaugh Day’…

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House on Thursday voted in favor of creating “Rush Limbaugh Day.”The GOP-led House tacked the provision on another bill, which then passed the chamber. The bill still needs Senate approval. The proposal is one of several pitched by Republican state lawmakers to honor the late Limbaugh every Jan.…

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‘House of the Dragon’: HBO Drops First-Look Images of ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel (Photos)

HBO dropped three first-look images of its upcoming “Game of Thrones” prequel series, “House of the Dragon,” on Wednesday, a week after revealing production on the spinoff had finally begun in the U.K. Set 300 years before the events of “Game of Thrones,” “House of the Dragon” tells the story of House Targaryen, the ancestors…

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Gaetz, House Republicans introduce bill to defund Postal Service covert operations program

Rep. Matt GaetzMatthew (Matt) GaetzHillicon Valley: DOJ to review cyber challenges | Gaetz, House Republicans want to end funding for postal service surveillance | TikTok gets new CEO Gaetz, House Republicans introduce bill to defund Postal Service covert operations program Gaetz, Greene combine forces to rally Trump supporters MORE (R-Fla.) and a group of other…

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New White House task force will Search for ways to Improve Marriage organizing

President Biden issued an executive order today to create a new labor task force in support of worker organizing in the United States. The effort will be led by Vice President Kamala Harris. “Despite the importance of unions to our economy and democracy, and nearly 60 million workers today saying they would join a union…

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House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn Joins Maxine Waters at Urging Protesters to’Be Confrontational’

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of South Carolina on Saturday joined Rep. Maxine Waters of California in urging Black Lives Matter protesters to “be confrontational” when demanding racial justice.Speaking to CNN’s Jim Acosta, Clyburn echoed Water’s remarks in calling for protesters to fight against systemic racism and police brutality against Black people in America.”What I’m…

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House panel votes to advance invoice on slavery reparations

WASHINGTON — A House panel advanced a decades-long effort to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves by approving legislation Wednesday that would create a commission to study the issue.It’s the first time the House Judiciary Committee has acted on the legislation. Still, prospects for final passage remain poor in such a closely divided Congress.…

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White House to Lift Restrictions on Abortion Pill Access

April 13, 2021 — A requirement that mifepristone abortion pills be dispensed only in-person by a medical provider will be put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.The decision means that health care providers in some states will be able to prescribe mifepristone via telemedicine and mail the pills…

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White House races clock to beat GOP attacks

President BidenJoe BidenBiden eyes bigger US role in global vaccination efforts Trump says GOP will take White House in 2024 in prepared speech Kemp: Pulling All-Star game out of Atlanta will hurt business owners of color MORE is facing a ticking clock as he seeks to shepherd a massive infrastructure bill through Congress that is…

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White House Misleadingly Using Former Trump Adviser Gary Cohn to Sell Joe Biden Tax Hike

President Joe Biden’s White House continues citing an old Gary Cohn interview out of context to suggest President Donald Trump’s former economic adviser is supporting Biden’s proposed $2.5 trillion spending deal. “This Week: 200 Economists, Gary Cohn, Republican Kathy Maness, and the American People Agreed: The American Jobs Plan Is Both Sensible and Necessary” the…

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House Ethics Committee opens probe into Matt Gaetz and Tom Reed over sexual misconduct allegations

Probes are into potential “sexual misconduct” and sharing of “inappropriate images or videos on the House floor” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) (GREG NASH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) Florida Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz is now facing a second investigation into alleged inappropriate conduct with minors, this one launched by the House Ethics Committee on Friday afternoon. This all stems from allegations…