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 2021-07-29 18:24 

Washington Post

Senate passes $2.1 billion in emergency funding for Capitol security and Afghan resettlement...

Leaders of the Capitol Police and National Guard units warned of imminent cuts if Congress did not act to backfill expenditures made in the wake of the Capitol attack....

 2021-07-29 18:21 

NY Times

Senate Approves Emergency Spending to Secure the Capitol...

The vote came after several Republicans dropped their objections and the Senate agreed to require a report on the Afghan visa program....

 2021-07-29 18:15 

Daily Kos

Postal regulator slams DeJoy's plan for a more expensive, less efficient postal service...

Ahead of next week's public meeting of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors, it seemed like a good time to check in on Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and the newly constituted board . The three new members—Anton Hajjar, former general coun...

 2021-07-29 17:59 

MSNBC

Millions of Americans face possible evictions as moratorium end nears...

As millions of Americans face possible evictions, NBC News Morgan Radford brings the latest from Mississippi....

 2021-07-29 17:52 

MSNBC

9/11 commission members say that Jan 6. committee 'has a more difficult task'...

Andrea Mitchell is joined by former New Jersey Governor Thomas Kean, former 9/11 commission chair, and Jamie Gorelick, 9/11 commission member and former Deputy Attorney General in the Clinton Administration, to discuss the January 6th committee's inve...

 2021-07-29 17:50 

Vox

What's in the new infrastructure bill — and why it's a big deal...

The bill would genuinely impact many people's lives....

 2021-07-29 17:49 

MSNBC

Kansas City Mayor: Saying mask mandates are for political control is a 'load of malarkey'...

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the COVID situation in Missouri, as cases surge with the spread of the Delta Variant. The Mayor pushes back on statements made by the Attorney General who asserted that mask mandates are for...

 2021-07-29 17:48 

MSNBC

Slavitt on FDA approval for Covid vaccine: Important to ensure 'public trust was not undermined'...

Former Senior Advisor of the White House Covid Response Team, Andy Slavitt discusses what's taking the FDA so long to give final approval to Covid vaccines....

 2021-07-29 17:46 

MSNBC

Sen. Duckworth: 'We certainly cannot leave the interpreters behind'...

Andrea Mitchell is joined by Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), an Iraq War Veteran and co-sponsor of a bill to help streamline the Special Immigrant Visa process as the first round of Afghan interpreters arrive today in Fort Lee, a US army base in Virginia....

 2021-07-29 17:44 

Media Matters

Charlie Kirk's anti-vax campaign...

For months, Charlie Kirk has been on a relentless campaign against the COVID-19 vaccine, spreading fear and misinformation. Turning Point USA, the organization Kirk founded, has likewise been garnering donations from spreading hesitancy and conspiracy the...

 2021-07-29 17:44 

The Daily Beast

Meghan McCain Weighs in on Nepotism: 'My Work Ethic Speaks for Itself'...

The outgoing 'View' co-host complained that "people automatically assume [I'm] going to be a lazy, spoiled brat" whenever she's taken on a new job....

 2021-07-29 17:39 

Talking Points Memo

Big Tech Has A Vaccine Misinformation Problem. Here's What A Social Media Expert Recommends...

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM's home for opinion and news......

 2021-07-29 17:37 

Crooks and Liars

WATCH: Elizabeth Warren Schools Billionaire Over Social Security...

Given the absolute onslaught of news we've experienced in recent months (if not recent years), it can feel like the presidential debates for the 2020 election happened a lifetime ago. Many of us here at Daily Kos recall the countless times Massachuset...

 2021-07-29 17:30 

Daily Kos

'Horrifyingly illegal': Abbott orders officers to stop drivers suspected of transporting migrants...

Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday issued an executive order instructing the National Guard to assist state law enforcement officers in stopping civilian drivers and contractors who they believe are transporting migrants who have recently cros...

 2021-07-29 17:28 

MSNBC

Kaine: Bipartisan infrastructure bill 'is a big deal'...

As the Senate moves forward with a bipartisan infrastructure bill, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) says "this bill is a big deal."...

 2021-07-29 17:22 

Crooks and Liars

CBN's Brody Screams: Unvaccinated Are Being Segregated!...

Many right-wingers' ridiculous analogies are via religious leaders -- lies, hysterical gibberish, and unserious to the point of absurdity that you can't even quantify. CBN's David Brody is now leading the charge to start a movement of the unva...

 2021-07-29 17:18 

NBC

[ Politics ]

House Freedom Caucus wants Cheney, Kinzinger kicked out of Republican caucus...

The conservative House Freedom Caucus is calling for the removal of Reps. Liz Cheney, of Wyoming and Adam Kinzinger, of Illinois, from the Republican conference, after joining the bipartisan House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack....

 2021-07-29 17:12 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Biden poised to ramp up mileage rules for cars and trucks...

The Biden administration is planning to increase mileage and pollution standards for cars and trucks, sources tell NBC News....

 2021-07-29 17:05 

MSNBC

The key problem with the GOP trying to cancel Cheney, Kinzinger...

Many Republicans don't see the difference between Democrats, Liz Cheney, and Adam Kinzinger. It says a lot about the state of the contemporary GOP....

 2021-07-29 16:58 

Washington Post

Fair Fight, CAP Action will bring people to Washington to lobby lawmakers face-to-face for voting rights bills...

Stacey Abrams's voting rights group has been urging voters to call members of Congress, now it's bringing them to Washington to lobby lawmakers in person....

 2021-07-29 16:50 

Media Matters

A week ago Media Matters identified hundreds of anti-vaccine Facebook groups. Most of those groups are still active....

Facebook has barely taken any action in response to Media Matters' July 20 report on anti-vaccine groups spreading COVID-19 vaccine misinformation; nearly 85% of anti-vaccine groups that we identified are still active, new groups have been created, an...

 2021-07-29 16:50 

MSNBC

Hospitals 'need to have the courage and mandate the vaccine': Dr. Amesh Adalja...

Senior Scholar at John Hopkins Canter for Health Security, Dr. Amesh Adalja joins Telemundo's Jose Diaz-Balart to discuss whether or not companies should require vaccinations for employment....

 2021-07-29 16:45 

Daily Kos

Senate votes to advance drastically reduced bipartisan infrastructure plan with dubious funding...

Last Wednesday, Senate Republicans unanimously filibustered a procedural vote to agree to move forward on the infrastructure plan a handful of them had been negotiating with the White House and a handful of Senate Democrats. They couldn't possibly agr...

 2021-07-29 16:43 

Media Matters

Fox's "news"-side shows want their viewers to forget the January 6 hearing ever happened...

On July 27, four officers gave riveting testimony during the first hearing by the House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot. That evening, Fox News' prime-time hosts did everything in their power to dismiss, downplay, and mock th...

 2021-07-29 16:40 

Vox

Is Merrick Garland letting Trump's people off the hook?...

The debate over the attorney general's reckoning with Trump's legacy, explained....

 2021-07-29 16:35 

MSNBC

Sen. Bob Menendez: 'I want to see internet connectivity for the people of Cuba'...

Telemundo's Jose Diaz-Balart is joined by New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez to discuss his calls for the U.S to take further action in Cuba....

 2021-07-29 16:35 

Vox

Is Robinhood the next meme stock?...

Robinhood is setting out to capitalize on the day-trading boom it helped create....

 2021-07-29 16:29 

Crooks and Liars

Fox Host: Simone Biles Should Have 'Worked On' Her Sexual Abuse Before Olympics...

During Wednesday's Ingraham Angle, guest and sometimes host Raymond Arroyo , who writes religious books and hosts a show on a Catholic network, made believe he was a sex abuse expert and attacked Simone Biles for not "sticking the landing in the O...

 2021-07-29 16:22 

NY Times

Biden Calls on Congress to Extend Eviction Moratorium...

The moratorium on residential evictions is scheduled to expire on Saturday....

 2021-07-29 16:20 

Media Matters

Tucker Carlson's NSA allegation fell apart, so he's lying about it...

Fox News host Tucker Carlson's bombshell allegation that the National Security Agency is illegally spying on him as part of a plot by the federal government to destroy his show has withered away since he first offered it in late June. But rather than ...

 2021-07-29 16:14 

Washington Post

Tucker Carlson falsely claims Anthony Fauci 'created' covid-19...

The Fox News host's baseless comments come amid a period of rising cases from the delta variant and low vaccinate rates....

 2021-07-29 16:14 

Talking Points Memo

Two GOPers Lash Out At Notion That Ashli Babbitt Was A Martyr...

As the far right continues its bid to make a martyr out......

 2021-07-29 16:11 

Slate Magazine

Why Did a Republican Senator Ask a Biden Nominee if He Believes in God?...

GOP senators previously insisted that any question about a nominee's faith constitutes religious bigotry....

 2021-07-29 16:06 

Slate Magazine

The Best Chance for the Left to Run Cities Again Starts With the Trash...

It's worked before....

 2021-07-29 16:01 

MSNBC

Texas Democrats to meet with Stacey Abrams and Clintons in push for federal voting rights...

Texas Democrats who fled their state in order to block passage of new voting laws testify on Capitol Hill and are planning to meet with Stacey Abrams and the Clintons in hopes to push for federal action on voting rights. NBC's Jane Timm has details....

 2021-07-29 16:01 

Media Matters

An OAN reporter's nonprofit donated over $600,000 to the Arizona election "audit"...

On July 28, the team behind the sham "audit" of the 2020 election results in Maricopa County, Arizona, finally released donation data showing who funded the process and how much money they provided. According to Cyber Ninjas' press release, Vo...

 2021-07-29 16:00 

MSNBC

Thursday's Campaign Round-Up, 7.29.21...

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country....

 2021-07-29 16:00 

Daily Kos

Capitol Police testimony about insurrectionist cops shows how extremists have spread in ranks...

Some of the most riveting and disturbing testimony at Tuesday's opening Jan. 6 Commission hearing came from Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn, an African American man who was bombarded with racist epithets and threats while battling insurrectionists, ...

 2021-07-29 15:58 

Crooks and Liars

Losers: Court Denies Trump Family Arbitration In ACN Suit...

This sounds familiar! Donald Trump pretended to be an expert in business and making money. He endorsed the multi-level marketing company ACN and had their representatives on The Apprentice TV show twice. The implications were clear: "Donald Trump know...

 2021-07-29 15:55 

MSNBC

Trump advisers concerned his endorsement could be losing power...

After losses in Texas, former President Trump's advisers are worried about his 'party clout,' according to new Politico reporting....

 2021-07-29 15:54 

MSNBC

Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes on mental health and 'the twisties'...

Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes joins Ayman to discuss athletes' mental health at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after Simone Biles' withdrawal from the competition....

 2021-07-29 15:52 

MSNBC

New report sounds alarm over children's learning loss amid pandemic...

A new report out reveals that virtually all children fell behind in reading and math learning over the course of the pandemic, with some students disproportionately affected. NWEA senior research scientist, Karyn Lewis, and Harlem Children's Zone Pres...

 2021-07-29 15:52 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Biden has new vaccination goals. See if the country is on pace to hit them....

NBC News is tracking the progress toward President Joe Biden's July 4 vaccination goals: 160 million adults fully vaccinated and 70 percent of adults with at least one shot of a Covid-19 vaccination....

 2021-07-29 15:47 

MSNBC

Problem Solvers Caucus Co-chairs optimistic Senate infrastructure package will pass in House...

House Problem Solvers Caucus Co-chairs, Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), joined Stephanie Ruhle to react to the Senate's key vote advancing the bipartisan infrastructure package. Fitzpatrick says he feels...

 2021-07-29 15:43 

Talking Points Memo

Senate High Fives Itself On Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill. But What's Next?...

Hours after the bipartisan group of senators behind the "hard" infrastructure package......

 2021-07-29 15:43 

Washington Post

Biden urges Congress to extend eviction moratorium, saying his hands are tied by Supreme Court ruling...

The ban on evictions, which came in response to the pandemic and has been in place for nearly 11 months, is set to expire Saturday....

 2021-07-29 15:42 

NY Times

Officials Struggled With Trump's Ukraine Aid Freeze, Emails Show...

The Trump administration successfully stonewalled a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit for the messages during his first impeachment....

 2021-07-29 15:42 

MSNBC

Sec. Buttigieg on Senate infrastructure vote: 'This was a major, major hurdle that was cleared last night'...

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg responds to Wednesday's Senate vote advancing the Biden-backed bipartisan infrastructure package and discusses the president's expected announcement to require federal workers get the Covid-19 vaccine or sub...

 2021-07-29 15:39 

Slate Magazine

One of the English Language's Oldest Franchises Is Back and Trippy as Ever...

The Green Knight is a most excellent adventure....

 2021-07-29 15:30 

MSNBC

Caeleb Dressel takes Gold in 100M freestyle...

Sports journalists and co-hosts of 'Tokyo Tonight' on Peacock, Cari Champion and Kenny Mayne discuss the latest in the 2020 Olympics....

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