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Republicans vying to replace Newsom in California recall attack his handling of Covid-19 in debate

Republicans vying to replace Newsom in California recall attack his handling of Covid-19 in debate

Four of the Republican candidates vying to replace California Gov. Gavin Newsom in the September 14 recall election met on the debate stage Wednesday night, railing against Covid-19 mask mandates and accusing the Democrat of failing the state’s business owners and school children by forcing closures during the worst of the pandemic. Businessman John Cox,…MORE

Lawyers for landlords ask federal court to block new eviction moratorium

Lawyers for landlords ask federal court to block new eviction moratorium

Lawyers for a group of landlords and real estate companies asked a federal judge in Washington late Wednesday to put on hold the Biden administration’s new eviction moratorium that prohibits landlords from evicting certain tenants who fail to pay rent amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The filing marks the first challenge in federal court to President…MORE

Boston Mayor compared vaccine policy to slavery-era freedom papers and birtherism

Boston Mayor compared vaccine policy to slavery-era freedom papers and birtherism

After New York City announced people will need proof of Covid-19 vaccination to enter some indoor facilities, acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey likened the rule to the slavery-era freedom papers. “There’s a long history in this country of people needing to show their papers,” Janey told CNN affiliate WCVB on Tuesday when asked by reporters…MORE

Freshman Rep. Cori Bush in national spotlight for her activism to fight eviction
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Freshman Rep. Cori Bush in national spotlight for her activism to fight eviction

Freshman Democratic Rep. Cori Bush has captured national attention for her high-profile activism after she slept on the steps of the US Capitol for several days to protest a lapse in the federal eviction moratorium amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Missouri lawmaker’s actions culminated in a major victory for progressives on Tuesday when the Biden…MORE

US intervenes to protect state secrets in Saudi Crown Prince’s vendetta against former spy
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US intervenes to protect state secrets in Saudi Crown Prince’s vendetta against former spy

The Justice Department has made the extremely rare move of intervening in a court case against a former top Saudi intelligence official who has been targeted by Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince, in order to protect classified intelligence secrets. If the court case is allowed to proceed, the Justice Department said in a motion filed…MORE

Biden administration proposes $750 million arms sale to Taiwan in a move likely to anger Beijing
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Biden administration proposes $750 million arms sale to Taiwan in a move likely to anger Beijing

The Biden administration has informed Congress of a proposed $750 million weapons sale to Taiwan in a move likely to further inflame tensions with Beijing. The administration gave notice about the intended sale on Wednesday, according to a State Department spokesperson, two congressional sources, and a notification from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency. The deal…MORE

White House cyber official says ‘commitment’ by ransomware gang suggests Biden’s warnings are being heard
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White House cyber official says ‘commitment’ by ransomware gang suggests Biden’s warnings are being heard

White House deputy national security adviser Anne Neuberger said Wednesday that the Biden administration thinks recent comments by a representative of a ransomware gang linked to the May attack on the Colonial Pipeline could amount to a “commitment” the group would not target critical infrastructure or other sensitive industries. Neuberger suggested the pledge by ransomware…MORE

What the Supreme Court and lower courts have (and have not) said about the eviction moratorium
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What the Supreme Court and lower courts have (and have not) said about the eviction moratorium

In an unusual press conference Tuesday, President Joe Biden suggested that he was playing out the judicial clock by issuing a new, more tailored eviction moratorium, which he believes may ultimately fail in the courts. Already, lawsuits challenging the new eviction moratorium from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are expected, with eyes turning…MORE

Biden administration developing plan to require almost all foreign visitors to be vaccinated
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Biden administration developing plan to require almost all foreign visitors to be vaccinated

The Biden administration is developing a plan to mandate vaccinations for almost all foreign visitors to the US, a White House official confirms to CNN, though some exceptions are expected. Officials are still in the early phases of developing the plan and an announcement is not imminent. There is no imminent change to the current…MORE

Biden changes his tune by getting confrontational with GOP governors over Covid spike
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Biden changes his tune by getting confrontational with GOP governors over Covid spike

When Republican governors began prematurely lifting coronavirus restrictions in their states earlier this spring, President Joe Biden and his team largely kept their heads down, ramping up vaccine distribution while steering clear of rhetorical battles with political adversaries. But this week, as the Delta variant and low vaccination rates in several southern states sent cases…MORE

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