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 2021-04-22 14:08 

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Report: Watchdog Finds Trump Admin Created Obstacles That Delayed Relief Aid To Puerto Rico...

The Trump administration lined up unprecedented bureaucratic obstacles that delayed approximately $20 billion in hurricane relief for Puerto Rico, according......

 2021-04-22 12:59 

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Report: Many GOPers Plan To Skip Biden's First Speech To Congress If Invited...

A lot of Republicans reportedly won't attend President Joe Biden's first address to Congress next week if invited. House Speaker......

 2021-04-22 12:07 

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Biden Expected To Declare Atrocities Against Armenians Were Genocide...

President Biden is expected to soon declare the Ottoman Empire's killing of an estimated 1.5 million Armenian civilians over a......

 2021-04-22 12:06 

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GOP VA Guv Candidate Furious Over Chauvin Murder Trial Verdict: 'Makes Me Sick'...

Virginia state Sen. Amanda Chase (R), one of the seven GOP gubernatorial candidates, bashed the verdict in ex-cop Derek Chauvin's......

 2021-04-21 23:04 

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WH Expects CDC Guidelines For Fully Vaccinated Will 'Absolutely Loosen' In Coming Weeks...

Andy Slavitt, White House senior adviser on COVID-19 response, on Wednesday said that he expects that the Centers for Disease Control......

 2021-04-21 21:37 

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'Holy Smokes': Capitol Police IG Says There's No Oversight Over The Force's Board...

While disparate congressional committees have chipped away at what exactly allowed a pro-Trump mob to muscle into the Capitol building......

 2021-04-21 21:20 

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Police Release Videos, 9-1-1 Calls Around Killing Of Black Columbus Teen...

New footage and recordings of 9-1-1 calls reveal more detail about the Tuesday killing of Ma'Khia Bryant by a Columbus......

 2021-04-21 19:16 

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Senate Confirms Civil Rights Advocate Vanita Gupta To No. 3 DOJ Role...

The Senate made history Wednesday by confirming Vanita Gupta as associate attorney general, making her the first woman of color......

 2021-04-21 18:49 

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WH: Biden Promised George Floyd's Family He'd 'Use Power Of Presidency' To Pass Act...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Wednesday said that President Biden vowed to George Floyd's family that he will......

 2021-04-21 18:40 

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Hiring!...

Excited to announce that we're hiring for a newly created position: Editor for Content Strategy and Audience Development. This editor will......

 2021-04-21 18:12 

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Check out our Inside Briefing with Recent Biden Appointee Justin Levitt...

Recently, Justin Levitt, Professor of Law at Loyola Law School and an expert on constitutional jurisprudence and voting rights issues,......

 2021-04-21 15:36 

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What We Know About The Police Killing Of A Black Teen In Columbus Tuesday...

The city of Columbus, Ohio has been gripped by protests after a police killing of a Black girl was reported......

 2021-04-21 15:21 

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Sen Republicans' Special Interest-Fueled Obstruction Delayed The Inevitable...

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM's home for opinion and news analysis. We've known for some time that Senate......

 2021-04-21 15:08 

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'Justice Has Been Served': Teen Whose Video Documented George Floyd's Murder Praises Verdict...

Darnella Frazier, who was 17 years old when she filmed the video of George Floyd's arrest last year, praised the......

 2021-04-21 15:02 

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Warnock: Chauvin Verdict Isn't A 'Substitute' For Policy Reform On Policing...

Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) said on Tuesday that while the jury "got it right" when it rendered a guilty verdict......

 2021-04-21 14:54 

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Maloney Pushes NRCC To Return Greene's Money After Her BLM Comments...

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) responded to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's (R-GA) calling Black Lives Matter "the most powerful domestic......

 2021-04-21 14:31 

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AG Garland Announces DOJ Probe Of Minneapolis Policing Practices...

The Justice Department is launching an investigation into the practices of the Minneapolis police force, Attorney General Merrick announced Wednesday. The......

 2021-04-21 13:30 

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How Josh Hawley And Marjorie Taylor Greene Juiced Their Fundraising Numbers...

This article was originally published in ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to......

 2021-04-21 13:07 

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Carlson Shuts Down Guest For Criticizing Chauvin's Excessive Use Of Force...

Fox News host Tucker Carlson let out what appeared to be an uncontrollable cackle, and abruptly ended an interview with......

 2021-04-21 12:05 

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'Let The Lies Rest': Marjorie Taylor Greene Blasted On Twitter For Claiming DC Is 'Scared' After Chauvin Verdict...

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) suggested on Tuesday night that Washington, D.C. was "completely dead" after Derek Chauvin was found......

 2021-04-20 20:12 

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GOP Rep Nancy Mace Offers Faulty Reasoning To Deny DC Statehood...

Rep. Nancy Mace on Tuesday (R-SC) offered faulty reasoning for denying statehood to Washington, D.C. suggesting that its population size......

 2021-04-20 20:01 

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Awaiting Verdict For Derek Chauvin In the Death Of George Floyd...

The jury has reached a verdict for Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis Police Department officer on trial for murder charges......

 2021-04-20 19:54 

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Barrett Hearings Day 2: The First Round Of Questioning...

As senators get their chance to question Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, she's wriggled out of answers that political......

 2021-04-20 18:49 

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Trump Said 'Peaceful' Once While Inciting Insurrection. Now GOP Clings To That To Go After Waters...

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) on Tuesday threw his support behind House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's (R-CA) plans to introduce a......

 2021-04-20 18:03 

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REVEALED: How Trump's DHS Cozied Up To The Allegedly Fraudulent We Build The Wall Gambit...

At first, when We Build The Wall hosted a flashy event on May 30, 2019 near the U.S.-Mexican border, the......

 2021-04-20 17:26 

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Cornyn Tries Same Voting Rights Gotcha With Stacey Abrams As He Did With Kristen Clarke...

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) has displayed a similar strategy recently as he cross-examines witnesses before the Senate Judiciary Committee on......

 2021-04-20 17:11 

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Accused Sexual Harasser Mark Halperin Finds His Comeback At 'No Labels' Org...

Disgraced reporter Mark Halperin has finally managed to make his long-sought after comeback with a new contract with "No Labels,"......

 2021-04-20 16:22 

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DHS IG Refused To Probe Agency's Actions During Now-Infamous Trump Photo-Op...

The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general refused recommendations by career staffers to probe the agency's handling of protests at......

 2021-04-20 15:13 

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Grassley Calls MLB Decision To Move All-Star Game From Atlanta 'Economic Terrorism'...

Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Chuck Grassley (R-IA) set the tone for his party's reaction to Democratic accusations of voter......

 2021-04-20 14:46 

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Trump-Appointed Prosecutor Who Blabbed About Jan 6 Cases Goes Into Private Practice...

The Trump-appointed prosecutor who gave an unauthorized interview to CBS about criminal investigations into the Capitol insurrection has left the......

 2021-04-20 13:45 

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Trump Is 'Beyond Seriously' Considering 2024 Presidential Bid...

Former President Donald Trump on Monday night again teased about another run for president in 2024, suggesting that he was......

 2021-04-20 13:00 

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Biden Pays Tribute To Walter Mondale After Former VP's Death: 'A Dear Friend And Mentor'...

President Joe Biden paid tribute to Walter "Fritz" Mondale after the former vice president passed away on Monday night. In......

 2021-04-20 12:48 

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Biden Sets Mid-May Deadline For GOP Infrastructure Counterproposal...

Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and John Hoeven (R-ND) told President Joe Biden on Monday night that they are opposed to......

 2021-04-20 12:23 

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Brooklyn Center Mayor: Biden Admin 'Actively Engaged' In Helping His Community Amid Chauvin Trial...

Brooklyn Center, Minnesota Mayor Mike Elliot said on Monday evening that officials in President Joe Biden's administration had "extended support"......

 2021-04-19 22:58 

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McCarthy Announces Move To Censure Waters Amid GOPers' Faux Outrage...

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told Breitbart News on Monday that he plans to introduce a resolution to censure Rep.......

 2021-04-19 22:05 

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Medical Examiner Offers More Details About Capitol Officer's Death Following Insurrection...

More details have emerged regarding the death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, whose passing was initially attributed to injuries sustained......

 2021-04-19 21:53 

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What Sense Are You Making of the Post-Trump Era?...

You see the question. Tell me what you're thinking, what sense you're making of the post-Trump Era. How does it......

 2021-04-19 21:44 

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MyPillow Targets Dominion With Otherworldly Legal Claim...

2020 election truther Mike Lindell's firm MyPillow launched a bizarre lawsuit on Monday against Dominion Voting Systems, accusing the election......

 2021-04-19 19:59 

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Pelosi Defends Waters For Comments That Sparked Performative GOP Outrage...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Monday issued a strong defense of Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) amid Republicans' outcry over......

 2021-04-19 19:04 

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Scott Threatens Corporations With 'Day Of Reckoning' For Boycotting GA Law...

Amid Republicans' ongoing crusade against boycotts in response to Georgia's voting law, Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) stepped up to the......

 2021-04-19 18:11 

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Waters Fires Back At GOPers' Bogus Outrage: 'I'm Not Going To Be Bullied'...

House Financial Services Chair Maxine Waters (D-CA) on Monday swatted away House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and other Republicans'......

 2021-04-19 16:52 

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GOPers Threaten 'Action' Against Maxine Waters In Transparent Display Of Bad Faith...

Hark! Fresh gaslighting and deflection on this week's menu. On Saturday, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) attended an anti-police brutality protest......

 2021-04-19 16:22 

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Guilfoyle Appointed As National Chair Of Greitens' Senate Campaign...

Kimberly Guilfoyle, who served as a Trump campaign adviser and who is dating his eldest son, will return to the......

 2021-04-19 15:52 

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Biden Admin Orders ICE, CBP To Halt Usage Of Immigration Terms Embraced In Trump Era...

The Biden administration has directed immigration enforcement agencies to stop using references to immigrants that were commonplace under the Trump......

 2021-04-19 15:22 

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County GOPs Across Georgia Drift Further To The Right In The Post-Trump Era...

Over the weekend, a spate of county Republican parties in Georgia showed their devotion to former President Donald Trump by......

 2021-04-19 14:41 

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Departure Of House GOPer Will Give Dems Some Breathing Room On Vote Margin...

Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH) announced Monday that he will be leaving his post next month to take a job leading......

 2021-04-19 14:06 

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Milestones and What's Next...

Today is the first day that everyone in the United States 16 and over is eligible to be vaccinated. 25.4%......

 2021-04-19 12:53 

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Biden To Hold Bipartisan Meeting With Lawmakers On Infrastructure Plan Today...

President Joe Biden is slated to meet with Democratic and Republican lawmakers from both chambers of Congress at the White......

 2021-04-19 12:04 

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Biden WH Removes Trump-Era Climate Scientist From Top Research Role...

President Joe Biden's White House officials have removed Betsy Weatherhead, a top climate science researcher at the White House who......

 2021-04-18 21:41 

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Biden Admin Rips Trump Policy While Insisting POTUS Didn't Break Vow On Refugees...

Biden administration officials on Sunday defended the President after he faced swift and strong criticism from refugee advocacy groups and......

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