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House to vote on Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief package Friday

House to vote on Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief package Friday

The House of Representatives will vote on Friday to approve President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package, a major step toward enacting the first legislative priority of the new administration as the devastating fallout from the spread of Covid-19 has left Americans in dire need of further relief. The package advanced by House Democrats…MORE

Biden set for consoler-in-chief visit to winter storm-battered Texas

Biden set for consoler-in-chief visit to winter storm-battered Texas

President Joe Biden will embrace a familiar role on his trip to Houston Friday as he seeks to offer both comfort and federal support after a severe winter storm-battered Texas and left millions without power, heat or water. It’s a role past presidents have stepped into amid disasters and tragedies but also one that comes…MORE

Trump returns and Republican 2024 prospects seek breakout moments at CPAC gathering

Trump returns and Republican 2024 prospects seek breakout moments at CPAC gathering

Republican politicians, media personalities and activists are gathering this weekend in Florida for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, an event that could offer an early window into the party’s 2024 presidential contest while also amplifying false claims that the 2020 election was stolen. Former President Donald Trump will be the star of the show…MORE

Proud Boys leader has no sympathy for lawmakers targeted by Capitol riot

Proud Boys leader has no sympathy for lawmakers targeted by Capitol riot

The leader of the far-right Proud Boys group does not care that lawmakers were terrorized by rioters inside the US Capitol on January 6 as they tried to do their jobs. “I’m not gonna cry about people who don’t give a crap about their constituents. I’m not going to sympathize with them,” Enrique Tarrio says. More than a dozen people affiliated…MORE

Federal judge rules eviction moratorium is unconstitutional

Federal judge rules eviction moratorium is unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas on Thursday ruled that the federal moratorium on evictions is unconstitutional, according to court documents. In October, a group of Texas landlords and property owners sued the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Health and Human Services over the Eviction Moratorium Order that was issued…MORE

McConnell says he’ll ‘absolutely’ support Trump in 2024 if he’s the GOP nominee

McConnell says he’ll ‘absolutely’ support Trump in 2024 if he’s the GOP nominee

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he would “absolutely” support former President Donald Trump if he became the GOP presidential nominee in 2024, a notable commitment following his recent blistering critiques of the former President. While McConnell maintained that the 2024 presidential election cycle would be a “wide-open race,” when pressed by Fox News’…MORE

Senate parliamentarian rules against including minimum wage in Covid relief bill

Senate parliamentarian rules against including minimum wage in Covid relief bill

The Senate parliamentarian has ruled against including the increase in the minimum wage in the Covid relief bill. While Democrats had pushed for the increase to be included — and leadership expressed its disappointment in the ruling Thursday evening — its removal may actually make it easier to pass the bill, senior Democratic sources believe,…MORE

US carries out air strikes in Syria targeting Iranian backed militias

US carries out air strikes in Syria targeting Iranian backed militias

The US military on Thursday struck a site in Syria used by two Iranian-backed militia groups in response to rocket attacks on American forces in the region in the past two weeks. “Up to a handful” of militants were killed in the strikes, a US official told CNN. The strikes, which mark the US military’s…MORE

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