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Biden touts new CDC mask guidance as ‘a great day for America’

Biden touts new CDC mask guidance as ‘a great day for America’

President Joe Biden on Thursday touted new mask guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “a great day for America” and an important milestone in the US coronavirus response. Appearing maskless during remarks in the White House Rose Garden, Biden said, “You have endured all this. When your country asked you…MORE

Elise Stefanik’s leadership rise stirs up GOP drama over identity politics

Elise Stefanik’s leadership rise stirs up GOP drama over identity politics

After years of encouraging Democrats and voters to take a meritocratic approach when evaluating candidates for office, Republicans are coming under fire for insisting that ousted House GOP Conference Chair Liz Cheney must be replaced by another woman. Before the Wyoming congresswoman was booted from her leadership post in a vote on Wednesday, House Republicans…MORE

Active-duty Marine charged with assaulting police officers at US Capitol riot

Active-duty Marine charged with assaulting police officers at US Capitol riot

An active-duty US Marine was arrested Thursday for allegedly participating in the deadly Capitol insurrection and charged with assaulting multiple police officers inside and outside the iconic building during the attack. Major Christopher Warnagiris, who is stationed at Marine Corps Base Quantico, was arrested in Virginia, according to the Justice Department. Warnagiris is charged with…MORE

Fact check: Ted Cruz falsely claims Democrats’ voting bill is intended to register millions of undocumented immigrants

Fact check: Ted Cruz falsely claims Democrats’ voting bill is intended to register millions of undocumented immigrants

Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz claimed Tuesday that Democrats have intentionally “designed” their sweeping elections bill so that millions of undocumented immigrants would be registered to vote. Cruz said at a Senate Rules Committee meeting that the Democratic bill that proposes major changes to voting, campaign finance and government ethics rules, known as the For…MORE

Gaetz ally plans to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors

Gaetz ally plans to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors

The ex-Florida tax collector with close ties to Rep. Matt Gaetz is planning to plead guilty on Monday in a federal court in Florida, according to a new filing Thursday. As part of the deal, Joel Greenberg will cooperate with investigators in a wide-ranging probe, according to one source familiar with the matter. For months,…MORE

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