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 2022-11-30 03:09 

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Jacob Wohl, Jack Burkman ordered to spend 500 hours registering voters...

Conservative operatives Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman were sentenced to working 500 hours at a voter registration drive on Tuesday for sending out thousands of robocalls with false information in the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election. The Cleveland-...

 2022-11-30 02:15 

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Cheney, Thompson applaud Oath Keepers verdicts: 'A victory for the rule of law'...

Reps. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) and Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) applauded the convictions of several members of the far-right Oath Keepers group on Tuesday for their roles in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol. "Today's convictions are a victory for ...

 2022-11-30 01:54 

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The Rock rights his wrong at Hawaii 7-Eleven store...

The Rock rights his wrong at Hawaii 7-Eleven store...

 2022-11-30 01:23 

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House holds moment of silence for late-Rep. Donald McEachin...

Lawmakers held a moment of silence in the lower chamber on Tuesday to honor the late-Rep. Donald McEachin (D-Va.), who died on Monday night after a long battle with cancer. House members stood on the floor in between votes for roughly 40 seconds to honor ...

 2022-11-30 01:06 

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Here are the 12 Senate Republicans who helped pass same-sex marriage bill...

Twelve Senate Republicans on Tuesday supported final approval of a bill securing federal protections for same-sex marriage, allowing it to surpass the 60-vote threshold needed for passage. The Republicans in the upper chamber who backed the bill were Sens...

 2022-11-30 00:30 

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Medicare is cutting critical cancer care funding — it's time for Congress to step in...

Over the past decade, hospital-driven acquisition of independent physician practices nationwide has been well-documented. According to one report, the pandemic accelerated this trend, with hospitals gobbling up over 3,200 physician practices in 2019 and 2...

 2022-11-30 00:29 

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Defense & National Security — China quickly expanding nuclear arsenal...

China could have 1,500 nuclear warheads within 13 years, according to a new Pentagon report warning of Beijing's plans to greatly expand its power in the coming decades. We'll share what's in the report, plus a new missile defense system being...

 2022-11-30 00:22 

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Meadows ordered to testify in Georgia Trump investigation...

The South Carolina Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Tuesday that former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows must testify before a Georgia special grand jury investigating interference in the 2020 election. The state Supreme Court upheld a lower cour...

 2022-11-30 00:17 

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On The Money — Why Democrats are breaking with rail workers...

Congress is set to take action to prevent a rail strike from upending the economy, but some workers object. We'll also look at the increasing likelihood of a stopgap funding bill and a tepid economic prediction from a big bank chief. But first, a warn...

 2022-11-30 00:08 

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Trump says he had 'no idea' what Fuentes' views were amid GOP backlash...

Former President Trump told Fox News he "had no idea" what white nationalist Nick Fuentes's views were when they dined at Mar-a-Lago last week. Trump has faced a firestorm of criticism after the dinner with Fuentes, who was labeled a white sup...

 2022-11-30 00:00 

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Biden, Congress race to avert economy-shaking railroad strike...

A potential railroad strike has thrown President Biden a holiday curveball and pushed Congress into crisis mode, scrambling to finalize a federal fix to stave off an economy-rattling freight shutdown at the end of next week. Biden hosted the top four cong...

 2022-11-29 23:26 

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Energy & Environment — Feds to appoint third-party oversight in Jackson...

The Justice Department has announced next steps in the Jackson, Miss., water crisis, a Biden EPA nomination finally gets a committee vote and the U.S. pledges $53 million to restore Ukraine's grid. This is Overnight Energy & Environment, your source f...

 2022-11-29 23:23 

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Biden treads lightly in response to COVID protests in China...

President Biden is closely watching rare protests across China but the White House has been cautious about expressing support for those speaking out against the Chinese government, which has moved quickly to stifle dissent. White House Press Secretary Kar...

 2022-11-29 23:21 

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Senate passes landmark protections for same-sex marriage...

Senators on Tuesday passed legislation cementing federal protections for same-sex marriage, a historic step that follows months of bipartisan negotiations and puts the landmark bill just steps away from becoming law. The Senate passed the Respect for Marr...

 2022-11-29 23:16 

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UC researchers, postdoctoral scholars reach tentative deal, still on strike...
 2022-11-29 22:54 

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Qatari official says between 400 and 500 migrant workers died in World Cup projects...

A Qatari official leading the country's World Cup says that between 400 and 500 migrant workers died in connection with tournament projects, far higher than the government's previous counts, but still well below some projections. "The estimate...

 2022-11-29 22:46 

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State Department acknowledges El Salvador tried to influence 'certain election outcomes'...

The State Department denounced efforts by El Salvador to influence "certain election outcomes" in the U.S., after a California congresswoman accused the president of El Salvador and other Salvadoran officials of interfering in her race. "Throu...

 2022-11-29 22:46 

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House Democrat sues Pennsylvania county for not certifying election...

Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.) sued the elections board in Luzerne County, Pa., on Tuesday after it did not certify its vote canvass over paper shortages at polling places. The board's two Republicans opposed certification at Monday's meeting, while...

 2022-11-29 22:30 

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Global challenges, North American solutions...

President Biden ought to arrive in Mexico City with a bold vision for invigorating trilateral cooperation where that is needed and feasible...

 2022-11-29 22:29 

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Oath Keepers leader found guilty of seditious conspiracy...

Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the far-right Oath Keepers group, was found guilty Tuesday of seditious conspiracy over his role in the Jan. 6, 2021 riots, a win for the Justice Department as it pursues the little used charge for members of multiple extremi...

 2022-11-29 21:33 

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What you need to know about Georgia Senate runoff...

The midterms aren't over yet in Georgia as incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker jockey for the state's Senate seat in an intense runoff race after neither candidate scored more than half the vote in t...

 2022-11-29 21:30 

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The disturbing links between climate change and modern-day slavery...

Modern slavery and environmental destruction remain largely risk-free endeavors for offenders, who stand to make a lot of money from exploitative practices....

 2022-11-29 21:28 

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Judge dismisses Arizona GOP AG candidate's election lawsuit as premature...

A state judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit from Arizona Republican attorney general candidate Abe Hamadeh contesting this month's election, arguing it was filed prematurely. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Randall Warner said Hamadeh and the Re...

 2022-11-29 21:20 

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Biden celebrates US World Cup win over Iran at Michigan event...

President Biden on Tuesday cheered the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team for its win over Iran in the World Cup at an event in Michigan to promote his economic agenda. Biden, who had wrapped up his speech in Bay City and was mingling with attendees, wal...

 2022-11-29 21:17 

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US defeats Iran in politically charged World Cup match...

The U.S. men's soccer team defeated Iran in Tuesday's World Cup match, winning 1-0 and advancing to the knockout stage of the tournament amid heightened political tensions between the two nations. The U.S. won with a goal from midfielder Christian...

 2022-11-29 21:07 

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White House pressured to recuse legislative director from antitrust talks...

Advocacy groups urged the White House to recuse the director of the office of legislative affairs from interacting with Congress about key antitrust bills targeting tech giants, pointing to her past work as public policy director at Facebook. Revolving Do...

 2022-11-29 21:00 

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Pentagon: China on pace to almost quadruple nuclear arsenal by 2035...

China could have 1,500 nuclear warheads within 13 years, according to a new Pentagon report warning of Beijing's plans to greatly expand its power in the coming decades and assert even more aggression over self-governing neighbor Taiwan. The 196-page ...

 2022-11-29 21:00 

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Pay transparency is trending for all the right reasons...

Washington State, Colorado, New York City — and now California and possibly New York State have charted a path toward combating gender and racial pay gaps through increased pay transparency....

 2022-11-29 20:54 

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DOJ to appoint third-party manager in Jackson following water crisis...

The Justice Department will appoint a third-party manager as part of its oversight of Jackson, Miss., following the city's water crisis earlier in the year. The manager, who has not been named, would be responsible for stabilizing the drinking water s...

 2022-11-29 20:43 

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New York City to start hospitalizing more mentally ill people involuntarily...

New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) revealed a new plan Tuesday to remove people with severe, untreated mental illness from city streets and subways. Under the plan, New York City agencies would be able to forcibly hospitalize people who appear to be menta...

 2022-11-29 20:42 

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US providing $53M to help restore Ukraine power grid...

The U.S. has announced plans to provide $53 million to Ukraine to help restore the country's energy infrastructure amid repeated missile attacks from Russian armed forces. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made the announcement during a meeting with N...

 2022-11-29 20:41 

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Musk says files on 'free speech suppression' will be published on Twitter...

Elon Musk said "files on free speech suppression" will soon be published on Twitter as he pushes for less content moderation on the platform. Musk announced the plan in a tweet on Monday, saying "The public deserves to know what really happene...

 2022-11-29 20:36 

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Medical tech company partners with Google to improve breast cancer screenings...

Medical technology iCAD Inc. announced on Monday it has signed a commercialization agreement with Google Health to utilize its artificial intelligence technology for the improvement of breast cancer screenings. In a statement, iCAD said Google will be lic...

 2022-11-29 20:36 

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More than 100 US lawmakers pledge support for affordable housing legislation...

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers have pledged support for an affordable housing bill that could lead to the development of 500,000 starter homes in struggling communities over the next decade. The Neighborhood Homes Investment Act, introduced in both ...

 2022-11-29 20:30 

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The government must act now to improve the lives of people with terminal breast cancer...

Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer—and sadly, for many of those women, the disease will be terminal. Families receiving that devastating diagnosis face enough challenges without the added burden of long and arduous waiting pe...

 2022-11-29 20:26 

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Russian fertilizer heads for Africa as part of UN export deal...

A shipment of 20,000 metric tons of Russian-produced fertilizer was sent from the Netherlands to Malawi as part of a U.N.-brokered deal to keep agricultural commodities flowing to global markets despite an ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, U.N. offi...

 2022-11-29 20:24 

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Lofgren introduces resolution to name Cannon Caucus Room after Pelosi...

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) introduced a resolution on Tuesday that would name the Cannon House Office Building's caucus room after Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Pelosi earlier this month announced she would leave House leadership in January, ending...

 2022-11-29 20:18 

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Campaign Report — Georgia voters break records ahead of runoff...

Welcome to The Hill's Campaign Report, tracking all things related to the 2022 midterm elections. You can expect this newsletter in your inbox every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday as we make sense of this year's elections and look ahead to 2024. ...

 2022-11-29 20:00 

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Walmart shooting survivor sues company for $50 million...

The lawsuit lists the suspect's alleged pattern of disturbing behavior leading up to the deadly mass shooting....

 2022-11-29 20:00 

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Watch live: Capitol Christmas Tree lighting ceremony...

The 58th annual lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree, also known as the People's Tree, will take place in a ceremony on the West Front Lawn of the Capitol on Tuesday evening. The 2022 tree, a red spruce named Ruby, stands 78 feet tall and comes from...

 2022-11-29 20:00 

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Biden's trade agenda: No trade policy, no-trade policy — or both?...

The Biden administration has not rolled back former President Trump's discriminatory tariffs on Chinese imports under Section 301 of the 1974 Trade Act....

 2022-11-29 19:56 

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McConnell condemns Trump dinner with white supremacist Nick Fuentes...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday condemned former President Trump's dinner with Nick Fuentes, an outspoken white supremacist and antisemitic organizer. McConnell usually tries to avoid provoking any conflict with the former pr...

 2022-11-29 19:36 

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White House to host second democracy summit next March...

The White House announced Tuesday it will host a second summit on democracy next year, following up on efforts to push back on authoritarianism and present a united front among democratic nations. "As President Biden has said, we know democracy remain...

 2022-11-29 19:30 

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Record number of shoppers reported at stores over holiday weekend, industry group says...

A record number of consumers shopped over Thanksgiving weekend despite lingering high levels of inflation as the holiday season continues to get underway. The National Retail Federation (NRF) reported that 196.7 million Americans shopped in stores and onl...

 2022-11-29 19:30 

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Congress must protect the nation from a politicized civil service...

There is a reason Congress has passed laws to create a federal workforce selected by merit rather than political loyalty....

 2022-11-29 19:24 

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Progressives cool on finding an alternative to Biden...

Progressives have cooled on the idea of finding a new leader to seek the party's presidential nomination in 2024, marveling at the successes of the midterms and crediting President Biden for once again surpassing expectations. The outcome is not perfe...

 2022-11-29 19:17 

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Prosecutors clear former deputy DC mayor charged with assault...

Arlington County prosecutors on Tuesday dismissed an assault charge against former D.C. Deputy Mayor Chris Geldart, who resigned last month following the alleged assault. "A robust review of the case against Mr. Geldart was undertaken before the decis...

 2022-11-29 19:13 

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Energy Department's head of spent nuclear fuel on leave after alleged felony theft at airport...

The Energy Department's official in charge of spent nuclear fuel is on leave after being charged with the felony theft of a fellow airline passenger's luggage, the department confirmed Tuesday. Sam Brinton, deputy assistant secretary of the Office...

 2022-11-29 19:12 

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Consumers spent more than $11B on Cyber Monday, break one-day online sales record...

Consumers spent more than $11.3 billion through online shopping on Cyber Monday, breaking the one-day record for online sales, according to data from Adobe. The Adobe Analytics figures top the previous one-day record of $9.12 billion from Black Friday and...

 2022-11-29 19:09 

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US mulls sending Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine...

The U.S. government is mulling sending the Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine to help bolster its air defenses against an ongoing barrage of Russian strikes, a senior U.S. defense official told reporters. "All capabilities are on the table,"...

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