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House Narrowly Passes $1.9 Billion Capitol Security Bill

In a 213-212 vote with three voting present, the House of Representatives passed a $1.9 billion bill on Thursday to increase security at the United States Capitol. The bill will fund security across the Capitol grounds, bolster protections, and increase preparedness for lawmakers, district offices, and the Capitol Police force. …

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President Joe Biden Signs COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

Biden Signs Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act

President Joe Biden signed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act into law on Thursday. “To the members of our United States Congress on both sides of the aisle who helped pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, thank you,” Vice President Kamala Harris said. “Because of you, history will remember this day …

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McCarthy Effort To Lift Mask Mandate On House Floor Fails

GOP Member defying mask mandate

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy filed a privileged resolution challenging the mask mandate in the House of Representatives, which failed Wednesday night after being blocked by Democrats. The vote was split among party lines 218-210. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says that the rules will not change until all members of …

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U.S. Attorney General Announces COVID-19 Fraud Task Force

Merrick Garland

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland today directed the establishment of the COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force to marshal the resources of the Department of Justice in partnership with agencies across the government to enhance enforcement efforts against COVID-19 related fraud. “The task force will augment and incorporate the existing coordination …

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Texas Governor Bans Schools, Local Governments From Issuing Mask Mandates

Texas Governor

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed an executive order that bans local governments and schools from issuing mask mandates. The Executive Order prohibits governmental entities in Texas — including counties, cities, school districts, public health authorities, or government officials — from requiring or mandating mask-wearing. Public schools may continue to follow current …

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Andrew Giuliani Is Running For New York Governor

Andrew Giuliani

The son of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Andrew Giuliani, announced that he is running for the Republican primary in 2022 to become the governor of New York. According to The New York Post, a Republican has not won a statewide race since 2002. Giuliani graduated from Duke University …

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