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President Biden Announces 11 Key Nominations

WASHINGTON (FNN) – Source: White House // Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following 11 individuals to serve in key roles: Rahul Gupta, Nominee for Director of National Drug Control Policy Gabe Camarillo, Nominee for Under Secretary of the Army, Department of Defense Alan Estevez, Nominee for Under Secretary for Industry…

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Texas Democrats Dig in After Exodus; GOP Threatens Arrest

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democrats who hurriedly took off to Washington to block sweeping new election laws urged Congress on Tuesday to quickly pass legislation protecting voting rights, while Republican Gov. Greg Abbott threatened them with arrest the moment they return. Speaking to reporters outside the Capitol, the Democrats were realistic about the limits of their…

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Rep. Demings Alerts Floridians to Check for Child Tax Credit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Val Demings Office // Today Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) is encouraging hardworking families to be on the lookout for monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit. 55,000 households in FL-10 – covering 88.2% of all children in the district – are eligible, beginning July 15th through December. Rep. Demings supports…

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Gaetz Sex Probe Suddenly Threatens a Speedy Washington Rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Compared with most congressional newbies, it didn’t take Rep. Matt Gaetz long. Phone calls from the president. Rides aboard Air Force One. Hundreds of television appearances. A darling in conservative circles. Yet barely four years after arriving in Washington as a little-known Republican state legislator from Florida’s Panhandle, the 38-year-old unblushing defender of Donald…

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AP Source: Suspect in Capitol Attack Suffered Delusions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol, killing one of them before he was shot to death by police, had been suffering from delusions, paranoia and suicidal thoughts, a U.S. official told The Associated Press on Saturday. Investigators believe it was an isolated…

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Car Rams into Police at Capitol Barricade; Officer Killed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Capitol Police officer was killed Friday after a man rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol and then emerged wielding a knife, law enforcement officials said. The suspect died at a hospital, officials said. Both officers were hospitalized, and one of them “succumbed to his…

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Trump Defends Capitol Rioters, Says There was ‘Zero Threat’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Thursday defended some of his supporters who rioted at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, saying they posed “zero threat” to the lawmakers who had assembled there to certify the Electoral College vote that confirmed Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential race. Trump complained to Fox News…

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Biden Vows Action on Migrants as He Defends Border Policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will take steps to more quickly move hundreds of migrant children and teens out of cramped detention facilities along the Southwest border, President Joe Biden said. He was pushing back against suggestions that his administration’s policies are responsible for the rising number of people seeking to enter the country. Pressed…

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