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New Title IX Rules Offer ‘comprehensive coverage’ For LGBTQ+ Students And Sexual Violence Survivors

Education Sec. Miguel Cardona

Nadra Nittle Originally published by The 19th Advocates for the LGBTQ+ community and sexual violence survivors are largely applauding the Department of Education’s newly released federal regulations to protect the rights of these groups in schools, though they also expressed reservations about the lack of clear protections for transgender athletes. …

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Senate Passes, Biden Signs FISA Reauthorization

Chuck Schumer

Jimmy Williams On Saturday, President Biden signed legislation that renewed a crucial U.S. surveillance law. The move comes amidst debates regarding whether the FBI should face limitations on accessing Americans’ data through the program, a disagreement that almost led to the law’s expiration. The Senate voted to extend Section 702 …

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Senate Democrats Quickly Shut Down Impeachment Trial Against Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas

Alejandro Mayorkas

Jimmy Williams Senate Democrats wasted no time in shutting down an impeachment trial against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. The trial, which started just hours earlier, saw both articles of impeachment swiftly dismissed by the Democratic-controlled Senate. Republicans, who aimed to highlight Mayorkas’ perceived failures in border security, faced embarrassment …

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Biden Makes His Case For Reelection In Childhood Hometown

President Joe Biden in Scranton

John Cole, Pennsylvania Capital-Star President Joe Biden began a three-day swing in Pennsylvania on Tuesday by returning to his hometown of Scranton, delivering a speech that played up his roots in Northeast Pennsylvania and offering a stark warning should former President Donald Trump win the 2024 presidential election. “Folks, where …

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