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Senate confirms Gina Raimondo as Biden’s commerce secretary

Senate confirms Gina Raimondo as Biden’s commerce secretary

The Senate voted on Tuesday to confirm Gina Raimondo to serve as President Joe Biden’s secretary of commerce. The vote was 84-15. Raimondo is the first female governor of Rhode Island, and has served as the state’s Democratic governor since 2015. Prior to serving as governor, Raimondo was elected general treasurer of Rhode Island in…MORE

Trump’s surgeon general questions guidance about getting 2 Covid-19 vaccine shots

Trump’s surgeon general questions guidance about getting 2 Covid-19 vaccine shots

Former US Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on Monday questioned the Biden administration’s current guidance on getting both Covid-19 vaccine shots for the Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines — which were tested and authorized as a two-dose regimen spaced a few weeks apart — in order to offer at least some protection immediately to more Americans.…MORE

New York state lawmakers moving to repeal Cuomo’s expanded executive powers

New York state lawmakers moving to repeal Cuomo’s expanded executive powers

New York state lawmakers are moving to repeal Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s expanded executive powers related to the coronavirus pandemic, the top figures in the legislature announced Tuesday. The bill, announced by Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, was introduced on Tuesday. Under the legislation, the governor will no longer be…MORE

NYC Bar Association joins push to have Giuliani investigated to be disbarred

NYC Bar Association joins push to have Giuliani investigated to be disbarred

The New York City Bar Association added its name to the list of groups urging the state court committee that recommends whether to disbar attorneys to investigate complaints against Rudy Giuliani. In a letter obtained by CNN, the NYC Bar Association said allegations call for a “serious investigation” into Giuliani’s actions, saying he used his…MORE

‘We’re not keeping up’: Biden administration scrambles to house children crossing the US-Mexico border alone

‘We’re not keeping up’: Biden administration scrambles to house children crossing the US-Mexico border alone

The Biden administration is racing to find space for the growing number of families and unaccompanied children crossing the US-Mexico border alone, which may include opening more temporary facilities and providing federal funding for Covid-19 testing. “We’re apprehending more kids than we can release,” a senior Homeland Security official told CNN. “There’s a lot of…MORE

Supreme Court conservatives poised to uphold Arizona’s curbs on voting

Supreme Court conservatives poised to uphold Arizona’s curbs on voting

In a critical voting rights case, conservative Supreme Court justices on Tuesday suggested they were ready to uphold two provisions of an Arizona voting law that Democrats argue violate the historic Voting Rights Act. Supporters of voting rights are fearful that the court’s new 6-3 solidified conservative majority will weaken a key provision of the…MORE

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