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Democratic lawmakers wrestle with how to proceed on immigration

Democratic lawmakers wrestle with how to proceed on immigration

Democratic lawmakers are wrestling with how to move forward with a series of immigration bills that would legalize undocumented immigrants, with some pushing for sweeping immigration revisions out of the gate and others urging caution. Lawmakers are hoping to resurface immigration bills on the House floor before April 1, a period in which they can…MORE

Cassidy on Trump and the GOP: ‘If we idolize one person, we will lose’

Cassidy on Trump and the GOP: ‘If we idolize one person, we will lose’

GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy said Sunday that he believes if the Republican Party focuses on former President Donald Trump to win back seats in 2022 and the presidency in 2024, “we will lose.” “If we idolize one person, we will lose,” Cassidy told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union.” “And that’s kind of…MORE

DOJ charges man who allegedly sprayed chemicals at cops in Capitol riot

The Justice Department has charged a Texas man who was allegedly caught on video attacking a dozen police officers with a chemical spray during the Capitol insurrection, according to court records. Federal prosecutors say Daniel Caldwell, 49, used a chemical spray against a line of officers that were blocking rioters from entering the Capitol. It…MORE

Fauci: ‘I would take whatever vaccine would be available to me’

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, on Sunday urged Americans to take any of the three “highly efficacious” coronavirus vaccines now available to them and not delay getting one vaccine over another. His comments come after the US Food and Drug Administration on Saturday authorized Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine, adding a…MORE

Biden wants to reopen schools. Here’s why that’s so hard to do

Biden wants to reopen schools. Here’s why that’s so hard to do

Millions of students across the US are still out of the classroom after nearly a year, fueling a heated debate among school districts, teachers and parents about the best — and safest — way to educate kids even as President Joe Biden pushes to get them back in buildings. Biden has pledged to reopen most…MORE

Virginia’s off-year elections could pose key test for both parties

A 16-year political shift has transformed the Commonwealth of Virginia from a solidly red state to a blue one. Democrats in the state now control all levers of power — the Governor’s mansion, and both chambers of the state legislature — for the first time in a generation. And they are leading in an unapologetically…MORE

DOJ files appeal of Trump-appointed judge’s ruling on CDC eviction moratorium

The Department of Justice has filed an appeal of a federal judge’s decision this week that declared the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eviction moratorium unconstitutional. Judge John Barker, a Trump appointee in the Eastern District of Texas, stopped short of issuing a preliminary injunction but said he expected the CDC to respect…MORE

New York Times: Second former aide accuses Cuomo of sexual harassment

A second former aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is accusing him of sexual harassment, according to the New York Times. The former aide, Charlotte Bennett, alleges that Cuomo asked her questions about her sex life, whether she had monogamous relationships and if she ever had sex with older men, according to the Times.…MORE

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