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Michigan state Rep. Jewell Jones and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Jailed Michigan Dem warned officers ‘Big Gretch’ might be upset by no mask for...

A Michigan state lawmaker who was arrested earlier this month following a suspected DUI crash refused to have his booking photo taken, arguing that officers weren’t following state coronavirus guidelines,...
People try to stay warm as they face the elements inside a homeless encampment flooded under a rainstorm across the Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles, March 12, 2020. (Associated Press)

California mayors want $20 billion for homeless crisis over next 5 years

Mayors from California’s 13 largest cities on Thursday asked for $20 billion over five years to help combat the state's homeless crisis, according to a report.Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, a Democrat,...

Opinion | Biden Tries a New Presidential Tone: Whispering

His speech was delivered almost as conversation, rather than a series of declamations. He kept his voice, for long stretches, at times a near-whisper of empathy or concern—a tone that...
Boris Johnson in Parliament

PMQs: Five Boris Johnson claims fact-checked

By Reality Check teamBBC Newsimage copyrightUK ParliamentThere were heated exchanges at Prime Minister's Questions on Wednesday as Boris Johnson and the Labour leader Keir Starmer clashed over the controversial refurbishment...
Vice President Kamala Harris meets virtually with Guatemala

Psaki says Harris hasn’t gone to border because she’s ‘working on a diplomatic level’

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that Vice President Harris' focus "is not on the border" but "on a diplomatic level" after President Biden appointed her point person...
Florida State House: Steven Frame/Shutterstock

Florida House passes bill banning abortion based on disability

The Florida House has passed a bill banning doctors from performing an abortion solely on the basis of a fetus’ disability.House Bill 1221 passed the Republican-controlled House on Friday, 74-44. PLANNED PARENTHOOD DISAVOWS MARGARET SANGER,...
Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., left, and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., two of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Florida’s Demings addresses reports she may challenge DeSantis or Rubio

Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., is "seriously considering" running for Senate or governor in Florida."I am seriously considering running," Demings told "The Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart." "I have received calls and...
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The Forgotten Precedent for Our ‘Unprecedented’ Political Insanity

European visitors were stunned. Many wrote home about the wild spectacle of an American election, watching “people living as far asunder as the population of Paris is from that of...

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