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 2022-09-07 17:15 

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NATO chief : European countries will 'pay a price' this winter for Ukraine support...

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg penned an op-ed that was published in the Financial Times on Wednesday insisting that although Europeans will face rising energy costs this winter after levying sanctions against Russia, the continent has a "mor...

 2022-09-07 16:48 

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William Cohen labels Trump a 'clear and present danger to democracy'...

Former Defense Secretary William Cohen said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Wednesday that former President Trump is a "clear and present danger to democracy." Cohen, a Republican who led the Pentagon under former President Clinton, pointe...

 2022-09-07 16:45 

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Watch live: White House press briefing...

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre will hold a briefing with reporters Wednesday afternoon. The event is scheduled to begin at 2:45 p.m. ET. Watch the live video above....

 2022-09-07 16:16 

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Hochul lifts mask mandate on mass transit...

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) on Wednesday announced the state's health department will lift its mask mandate for public transit, shelters and correctional facilities. Hochul declared the move "a new normal" in the state's fight against C...

 2022-09-07 15:57 

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California school district asks parents to house teachers as costs surge...

Milpitas United School District in the Bay Area said 10 teachers left the district last year because of high living costs in Santa Clarita County....

 2022-09-07 15:17 

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Jan. 6 rioter turned in by ex-girlfriend sentenced to 9 months in prison...

A Jan. 6, 2021, rioter who was turned in to authorities by his ex-girlfriend after he sent text messages and photos from the Capitol has been sentenced to nine months in federal prison. The Department of Justice (DOJ) said Richard Michetti, 29, of Ridley ...

 2022-09-07 14:45 

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Violent extremist movement 'Boogaloo Bois' reemerges on Facebook: report...

The violent extremist "boogaloo" movement is showing new signs of activity on Facebook, in spite of the social media platform's ban on the group, according to a new report from the Tech Transparency Project. Boogaloo groups and individual "...

 2022-09-07 14:22 

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Immigrant legal aid group launches endorsement campaign...

A top legal immigrant aid group on Wednesday announced its first-ever midterm endorsement program backing "candidates who support pro-immigrant policies at the federal level." The National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is launching the seven-figur...

 2022-09-07 13:50 

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About 1 in 4 young adults getting mental health care: CDC...

Almost a quarter of all young adults received mental health care treatment last year, according to recently released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The number of adults aged 18 to 44 who received mental health care in the ...

 2022-09-07 13:25 

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Pro-Oz group in new ad highlights incident in which Fetterman pulled gun on Black jogger...

A political committee supporting Pennsylvania Republican Senate candidate Mehmet Oz is out with a new ad geared toward Black voters highlighting a 2013 incident in which Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman pulled a gun on a Black jogger he mistaken...

 2022-09-07 12:52 

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Trump ambassador Kelly Craft joins Kentucky governor's race...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Former United Nations Ambassador Kelly Craft launched her long-anticipated campaign for Kentucky governor on Wednesday, saying the state's "best days are ahead of us" as she joined a crowded lineup of Republicans co...

 2022-09-07 11:57 

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Most in new poll say inflation causing financial hardship...

A majority of Americans in a new Gallup poll said that inflation-driven price increases are causing moderate or severe financial hardship. Fifty-six percent of respondents said they are facing financial hardship, according to the survey giant, which noted...

 2022-09-07 11:45 

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Pavlich: The left's electric vehicle push is about freedom...

Since last week, the California electric grid operator has been sending out frantic messages warning residents to avoid using electricity, or charging their electric vehicles, as the system becomes overloaded due to continuing heat. "#ISO has issued a...

 2022-09-07 11:15 

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Budowsky: Women are going to be the superstars of the midterms...

Tom Bonier, CEO of data and polling firm TargetSmart and a nationally respected elections expert, recently wrote a guest op-ed in the New York Times titled: "Women are so fired up to vote, I've never seen anything like it." It seems likely tha...

 2022-09-07 02:13 

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Document on foreign nation's nuclear capabilities found by FBI at Mar-a-Lago: report...

FBI agents who searched former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago home found a document detailing a foreign government's nuclear capabilities and other military defenses, The Washington Post reported on Tuesday. The document containing the nuclear infor...

 2022-09-07 00:25 

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Hillary Clinton says she will never run for president again...

Former secretary of State and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said she will not run for president again. "No, no," Clinton said when asked by "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell if she would ever run fo...

 2022-09-06 23:54 

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Live results: Massachusetts primary...

The Associated Press is following the primary election in Massachusetts. Follow the live results below....

 2022-09-06 23:13 

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Oz declines to say whether he'll back McConnell for Senate majority leader...

Mehmet Oz, the Republican Senate nominee in Pennsylvania, declined to say Tuesday night whether he would support Sen. Mitch McConnell (Ky.) as the next GOP leader in the upper chamber if he wins in November and the party gains the majority. During an appe...

 2022-09-06 23:12 

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Biden calls British PM Truss, reaffirms 'special relationship'...

President Biden called new British Prime Minister Liz Truss on Tuesday to congratulate her on her win and to reaffirm the strong ties between the U.S. and the U.K. "The leaders reaffirmed the special relationship between our countries and expressed th...

 2022-09-06 22:53 

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Coming together to rebuild America's unity...

Neither of us knew it at the time, but we were standing nearly shoulder-to-shoulder when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in August 1963. One of us had traveled up from North Ca...

 2022-09-06 22:49 

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Scott downplays spat with McConnell...

National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman Rick Scott (Fla.) on Tuesday insisted he was not talking about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) when he lashed out at Republicans for "trash-talking" Senate GOP candidates. Scott wrot...

 2022-09-06 22:43 

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Health Care — COVID boosters will be annual, says White House...

Happy anniversary to one of the coolest moments in baseball history: 27 years ago today, Cal Ripken Jr. broke Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played. In health news, the White House is planning COVID-19 boosters to be an annual event, like f...

 2022-09-06 22:23 

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Labor finds child work violations at three Pennsylvania Dunkin' locations...

Three Pennsylvania Dunkin' locations violated child labor laws by allowing teenagers to work longer and later than permitted, the Department of Labor said in a press release on Tuesday. The Dunkin' franchisee, Akshar Ashish LLC, paid a fine of mor...

 2022-09-06 22:11 

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House GOP member criticizes FX series 'Little Demon' for showing 'satanic imagery'...

Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) criticized the FX series "Little Demon" in a Facebook post on Monday, accusing the show of airing "satanic imagery." Johnson said he was watching a college football game between Louisiana State University and Flor...

 2022-09-06 21:46 

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Equilibrium/Sustainability — 'Renewable' waste pit leaches into waterways...

A pit of hog waste in eastern North Carolina billed as a renewable energy solution leaked tens of thousands of gallons of toxic sludge into local waterways for months over the summer, the Raleigh News & Observer reported. But though that spill — whi...

 2022-09-06 21:18 

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Barr calls special master ruling on Mar-a-Lago documents 'deeply flawed'...

Former Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday that a federal judge's order to appoint a special master to review classified and top-secret documents that were allegedly kept at former President Trump's Florida residence was a "deeply flawe...

 2022-09-06 20:50 

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Campaign Report — Midterms kick into high gear...

Welcome to The Hill's Campaign Report, tracking all things related to the 2022 midterm elections. Starting this week, you can expect this newsletter in your inbox every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday leading up to November's election. Email us ti...

 2022-09-06 20:50 

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Baltimore issues boil water advisory after E.coli detected...

The city of Baltimore has issued a boil water advisory in western sections of the city after officials detected E.coli in some water samples. In a news release on Monday, the city's Department of Public Works (DPW) said it found the contamination duri...

 2022-09-06 20:43 

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Fetterman in video highlights Oz remarks likening abortion to 'murder'...

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the Democratic nominee for the state's open Senate seat, released an ad on Tuesday contrasting his statements defending legal abortion access for women with those of his Republican opponent, Mehmet Oz, calling the...

 2022-09-06 20:26 

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Democrat says party pressured him to step aside for former Miss America in North Dakota House race...

Mark Haugen, the Democratic candidate for North Dakota's only open House seat, has suspended his campaign, citing pressure from his own party to make way for independent candidate and former Miss America Cara Mund. Haugen issued a brief announcement o...

 2022-09-06 20:09 

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Juul to settle multi-state youth vaping investigation for $438 million...

E-cigarette company Juul on Tuesday tentatively agreed to pay $438.5 million to settle an investigation by 34 states and territories into the company's marketing and sales practices that were alleged to fuel the youth vaping crisis. The investigation ...

 2022-09-06 19:52 

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Seattle teachers union authorizes strike, potentially delaying school year start...

Unionized educators at Seattle Public Schools (SPS) on Tuesday voted to authorize a strike, which threatens to delay the start of the school year on Wednesday if a contract agreement is not reached. The Seattle Education Association (SEA) announced on Tue...

 2022-09-06 19:51 

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Climate change overwhelming California power grid...

A record heat wave is pushing California's electric grid up against the point of failure this week, with officials pointing to climate change for putting continued stress on the system. The state issued an emergency alert for a seventh consecutive day...

 2022-09-06 19:22 

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Hillary Clinton says Jan. 6 was seditious conspiracy led by Trump...

Hillary Clinton said in a new interview that she believes former President Trump encouraged and led a seditious conspiracy that culminated in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack. "I would not be honest if I didn't say I think there was a seditious co...

 2022-09-06 19:16 

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Alyssa Farah Griffin: 'Vast majority' of Trump supporters are not fascist...

Alyssa Farah Griffin, a former Trump White House communications director and newly hired co-host of "The View," is defending supporters of the former president after President Biden used several recent speeches to slam the portion of the Republica...

 2022-09-06 19:16 

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Five things to watch as a special master looks at FBI's seized Trump documents...

Monday's court ruling requiring an independent review of documents seized last month from Mar-a-Lago is raising new legal questions about the reach of executive privilege while scrambling the Department of Justice's (DOJ) investigation into former...

 2022-09-06 19:15 

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Mississippi Gov. on Jackson water crisis: 'Privatization is on the table'...

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) said that he is open to numerous long-term options in an effort to restore the city of Jackson, Miss., water system, adding that privatizing the system is "on the table." "As we turn to long-term problems in th...

 2022-09-06 19:11 

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Is McDonald's really bringing all-day breakfast back?...

Despite how excited a few social media posts may have gotten you for the return of all-day breakfast at McDonald's, the fast-food giant has debunked the rumors....

 2022-09-06 18:26 

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Trump social media partner fails to gain support for extension to finalize deal...

A firm that agreed to merge with the parent company of former President Trump's social media platform Truth Social failed to receive enough support from its shareholders to extend the amount of time it has to close the deal, according to Reuters. Reut...

 2022-09-06 18:25 

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Hillary Clinton hits back against comparisons to Trump's handling of classified docs...

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday hit back at comparisons between her use of a private email server while secretary of State and former President Trump's handling of classified documents found when the FBI searched his Mar-a-Lago residence last month. "I...

 2022-09-06 18:23 

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Trump holding Ohio rally in support of Vance...

Former President Trump will hold a rally in Ohio later this month boosting Republican Senate nominee J.D. Vance in the latest sign that Trump is ramping up his political activity ahead of the midterm elections. The rally will take place in Youngstown, Ohi...

 2022-09-06 17:43 

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New Mexico official ordered removed from office over Jan. 6 participation...

A federal judge ordered that "Cowboys for Trump" founder Couy Griffin be removed from his position as Otero County commissioner on Tuesday over his participation in the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. New Mexico District Court Judge Franc...

 2022-09-06 17:26 

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White House: boosters likely only needed annually...

Top White House health officials indicated Tuesday that the public is likely to need annual COVID-19 booster shots, making this year's updated booster similar to an annual flu shot. "It is becoming increasingly clear that, looking forward with the...

 2022-09-06 17:26 

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US military to test launch ICBM on Tuesday...

The U.S. military will hold a test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Tuesday, less than a month after the last such test, the Pentagon's top spokesperson said Monday. Air Force Global Strike Command will hold an "operationa...

 2022-09-06 17:24 

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Fox's Peter Doocy asks White House press secretary if 2016 election was stolen...

Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy asked White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Tuesday if she believes the 2016 election was "stolen" following criticisms leveled by President Biden against the GOP. Doocy was referencing a number of tw...

 2022-09-06 17:21 

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Jennifer Lawrence: 'I don't f—k with people who aren't political'...

Academy Award-winning actor Jennifer Lawrence said that she doesn't deal with Americans who "aren't political," because the world is in "too dire" a state not to get involved. "I've tried to get over it and I really can'...

 2022-09-06 17:17 

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Labor Day marked first holiday weekend to exceed pre-pandemic air travel levels, TSA says...

Nearly nine million people passed through the nation's airports during the Labor Day weekend, the first holiday weekend to surpass pre-pandemic air travel levels, according to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) data. The agency announced on ...

 2022-09-06 16:43 

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Press: If the semi-fascist shoe fits, wear it!...

Even veteran political reporters admit they've never seen politics as ugly as it is today. But, still, every once in a while, we get a big belly laugh. Like last week, after President Biden remarked that the "extreme MAGA philosophy" of Donald...

 2022-09-06 16:40 

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Tim Ryan backing Manchin plan for expediting energy permits...

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) on Tuesday backed a plan by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) to fast-track the approval process for U.S. energy projects. "While energy prices fall in Ohio and across the country, [Russian President] Vladimir Putin continues to levera...

 2022-09-06 16:39 

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Kim Kardashian: US regressing after Roe reversal...

Kim Kardashian says the United States is regressing following the Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade. "I'm studying civil procedure and criminal procedure right now, so just understanding the process of how Roe v. Wade got overturned &mda...

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