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 2021-09-21 17:31 

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Election reform in the states is not all doom and gloom...

When one looks past the crazy talk and the messaging bills to the election policies that are being made — the picture is far more complex than the often repeated apocalyptic tale....

 2021-09-21 17:22 

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Here's why Amazon is lobbying the government to legalize marijuana...

Amazon announced Tuesday that it is actively lobbying Congress in favor of legalizing cannabis at the federal level in part to promote equitable hiring practices....

 2021-09-21 17:21 

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Texas women accused of assaulting NYC hostess say slurs were against them...

The Texas women accused of assaulting a hostess at Carmine's Italian Restaurant in New York City say that racial slurs were used against them....

 2021-09-21 17:18 

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Eric Trump to speak at conference led by prominent anti-vaxxers...

Eric Trump will be a keynote speaker next month at a conference organized by a couple who have called the COVID-19 vaccine "abominable" and a "COVID kill shot,"...

 2021-09-21 17:16 

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Manchin presses Interior nominee on leasing program review...

President Biden's nominee for a top Interior Department position confirmed Tuesday that the department will publish its review of the federal oil and gas leasing program in the short term, but said it must first undergo interagency review....

 2021-09-21 17:15 

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'Family Guy' release pro-vaccine PSA...

The team behind "Family Guy" is making a pro-COVID-19 vaccine push, releasing a "Schoolhouse Rock!"-style PSA aimed at educating and urging unvaccinated people to get their shots....

 2021-09-21 17:14 

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Republicans report cash advantage over Democrats as both rake in millions in August...

Republicans reported holding cash advantages over Democrats at the end of August as the 2022 midterm cycle heats up....

 2021-09-21 17:12 

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More than 50 companies sign letter opposing Texas abortion law...

More than 50 companies signed a letter this week saying that Texas' abortion ban threatens the health and economic stability of their workers and customers....

 2021-09-21 17:09 

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UN chief says 'solidarity' is missing in fights against pandemic, climate change...

While the world has made considerable strides in the scientific development of COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, solidarity in sharing these among lower income countries is severely lacking, United Nations Secretary General Antnio Guterres is sla...

 2021-09-21 17:05 

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Former Air Force contractor sentenced for taking thousands of pages of classified information...

A former Air Force contractor was sentenced to prison for taking thousands of pages of classified information from an Air Force Base, the Justice Department announced Tuesday....

 2021-09-21 17:00 

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Dept. of Energy's loan program helped Tesla; now it needs to help low income communities...

Congress should modify the program to include loans and guarantees on proven technologies like solar to low-income and disadvantaged communities....

 2021-09-21 16:58 

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Birth rates declined to 'unusually low' rate during pandemic winter: Census Bureau...

Birth rates in the United States declined to an "unusually low" rate in the winter during the coronavirus pandemic, according to provisional monthly data from the...

 2021-09-21 16:56 

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Katie Hill launches effort to protect Democratic majority in House...

Former Rep. Katie Hill (D-Calif.) launched a new effort on Tuesday to protect the Democratic majority in the House, backing 16 Democratic women running for reelection in next year's midterms....

 2021-09-21 16:51 

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Missouri rep wants official to step down after 'This is America' played in classroom...

A Republican state lawmaker in Missouri is calling for a school superintendent to resign over what he called "highly inappropriate subject matter" in a high school course that included the music video for "This is America" by Childish Gamb...

 2021-09-21 16:51 

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Stunning photos capture daredevil's slackline walk off the Eiffel Tower...

In Paris last Saturday, a young man walked across a 1,968-meter crossing from the Eiffel Tower to Chaillot Theatre, which is on the other side of the River Seine....

 2021-09-21 16:44 

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Ohio Republican tests positive for breakthrough COVID-19 case...

Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio) revealed on Monday evening that he had contracted a breakthrough case of COVID-19 and will be quarantining....

 2021-09-21 16:42 

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Harris 'deeply troubled' by treatment of Haitian migrants...

Vice President Harris on Tuesday condemned the treatment of Haitian migrants at the southern border after images circulated appearing to show border patrol agents on horseback grabbing individuals seeking to enter the U.S....

 2021-09-21 16:41 

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The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Dems attempt to tie government funding, Ida relief to debt limit...

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 2021-09-21 16:38 

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Stephen Colbert, Comedy Central unveil two new animated political satires...

Stephen Colbert is adding to his growing animated political satire empire, launching a pair of politically themed shows for Comedy Central....

 2021-09-21 16:35 

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Restaurant kicked out couple with immune-compromised baby for wearing masks...

A restaurant in Texas kicked out a couple for wearing masks in order to protect their baby who is immunocompromised....

 2021-09-21 16:25 

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Louisiana delegation split over debt-hike bill with disaster aid...

Hurricane-battered Louisiana's congressional delegation is divided over Democrats' package to avert a government shutdown, raise the nation's legal debt limit and allocate nearly $30 billion in emergency aid responding to Hurricane Ida...

 2021-09-21 16:00 

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Watch live: Biden meets with UK's Boris Johnson...

President Biden on Tuesday afternoon is slated to hold a bilateral meeting with U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson.The event is scheduled to begin at 4:45 p.m. ET.Watch the live video above....

 2021-09-21 16:00 

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America's climate change conclusion...

It appears reasonable to conclude that most Americans and their elected officials have indeed thrown in the towel and are continuing with business as usual....

 2021-09-21 15:57 

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Construction workers, police clash in Melbourne over COVID-19 vaccine mandate...

Police in Melbourne, Australia, clashed with construction workers on Monday over a coronavirus vaccine requirement....

 2021-09-21 15:55 

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Biden calls for additional boost for climate financing for developing countries...

During his first speech before the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, President Biden called for an additional boost for climate financing for developing countries....

 2021-09-21 15:55 

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JoJo Siwa performs as part of first same-sex couple on 'DWTS'...

JoJo Siwa made her "Dancing with the Stars" debut alongside a female partner, marking the first time a same-sex couple has competed together on the show....

 2021-09-21 15:55 

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Alyson Shontell named new Fortune editor-in-chief...

Journalist Alyson Shontell has been tapped to serve as the next top editor of Fortune, the company announced on Tuesday....

 2021-09-21 15:48 

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Taliban add more men in expansion of interim Cabinet...

The Taliban expanded its interim Cabinet on Tuesday, filling the new minister and deputy roles with all men as women continue to be left out of the insurgent group's new government....

 2021-09-21 15:46 

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Lawmakers making Instagram appearance before Free Britney rally at Capitol...

Reps. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) and Charlie Crist (D-Fla.) are making an Instagram appearance before a Free Britney Spears rally at the Capitol....

 2021-09-21 15:45 

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Court finds Russia was behind 2006 poisoning of ex-spy in London...

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled that Russia is responsible for the 2006 assassination of former KGB officer Alexander Litvine...

 2021-09-21 15:42 

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Opioid prescriptions fell over past decade while drug overdose deaths climbed: AMA report...

Physicians have prescribed 44 percent less opioids over the past decade, yet fatal and non-fatal drug overdoses have continued to climb, according to a new report from the...

 2021-09-21 15:37 

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Pope says some critics wanted him to die in surgery...

Pope Francis acknowledged that some of his critics wished for him to die when he went in for surgery on his large intestine in July, giving the frank remarks during a conversation he had with jesuits in Slovakia earlier this month....

 2021-09-21 15:37 

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Majority of unvaccinated in Colorado have no plans to get inoculated: poll...

The majority of Coloradans who have yet to be vaccinated against COVID-19 have no plans to do so in the near future, new polling data suggests, with 76 percent of unvaccinated individuals saying they don't have any intention of getting their shots...

 2021-09-21 15:34 

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Schumer urges Biden to stop expelling Haitian migrants...

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday urged the Biden administration to stop its deportation of Haitian immigrants along the U.S.-Mexico border, arguing that the decision to return them to Port-au-Prince "defies common sense."...

 2021-09-21 15:31 

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Republicans have moral and financial reasons to oppose raising the debt ceiling...

Ronald Reagan put it best: Never give a big spender a bigger allowance....

 2021-09-21 15:30 

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Stolen gun tied to 27 shootings in Chicago before it was taken off streets: report...

Chicago police reportedly linked a single stolen gun to at least 27 shootings before it was removed from the streets....

 2021-09-21 15:13 

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Google to purchase Manhattan building for $2.1 billion...

Google announced on Tuesday that it intends to purchase for $2.1 billion early next year a Manhattan property it has been leasing....

 2021-09-21 15:12 

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Georgia elections chief writing book critical of both Trump and Abrams...

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R), the state's top elections official, is writing a book that is both critical of former President Trump and voting rights advocate Stacy Abrams....

 2021-09-21 15:12 

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Poll: Roughly 20 percent of voters say pandemic will never be over...

Roughly 20 percent of voters said the coronavirus pandemic will never end, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds....

 2021-09-21 15:11 

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Chicago mayor proposes 'biggest' plan in US to help low-income residents...

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) proposed on Monday a "first-of-its-kind" multi-million dollar monthly program to provide direct h...

 2021-09-21 15:08 

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Google employees criticize removal of Navalny app...

Google employees are criticizing the removal of a voting app associated with Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny just as the Russian parliamentary elections began....

 2021-09-21 15:08 

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What America's Thinking: September 21, 2021...
 2021-09-21 15:02 

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House Democrats unveil legislation to curtail presidential power...

House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled legislation that aims to curtail presidential power and protect against abuse of power by future presidents, in an apparent rebuke of President Trump's time in the White...

 2021-09-21 15:00 

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Congress should pass full Biden tax package...

Significantly reducing the size of the tax plan would lead to one of two bad outcomes....

 2021-09-21 14:58 

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Warren, Bush offer bill to give HHS power to impose eviction moratorium...

Two influential progressives, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and Rep....

 2021-09-21 14:57 

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Eric Clapton performs at venue that requires vaccination...

Eric Clapton, an outspoken critic of COVID-19 vaccine mandates, apparently broke his vow not to perform at any venue requiring audience members to get their shots....

 2021-09-21 14:54 

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'COVID-19 pandemic has robbed Americans of 9 million birthdays,' researcher says...

The coronavirus pandemic has cut U.S....

 2021-09-21 14:52 

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Biden seeks to rally countries to confront urgent threats in UN speech...

President Biden on Tuesday sought to rally nations behind confronting urgent global challenges like the coronavirus pandemic and climate change during a at the United Nations General Assembly....

 2021-09-21 14:47 

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Senator demands TikTok remove 'devious lick' trend...

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent a letter to TikTok Tuesday demanding the platform do more to discourage the "devious lick" trend where students remove things from schools and other buildings....

 2021-09-21 14:45 

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SEC investigating sexual harassment, discrimination allegations against game publisher...

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating Activision Blizzard over the gaming company's handling of allegations of workplace sexual harassment and gender discrimination, the company said....

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