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Manchin To Vote Against Biden OMB Nominee Neera Tanden

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin has announced that he will vote against Neera Tanden, President Biden‘s nominee for the director of the Office of Management and Budget. Manchin released a brief statement on Friday saying that Tanden’s past comments on Twitter about colleagues on both sides of the aisle had …

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The United States Officially Rejoins the Paris Agreement

The United States officially rejoined the landmark international accord to limit global warming known as the Paris Agreement on Friday. On January 20, on his first day in office, President Joe Biden signed an executive order beginning the 30-day process to bring the United States back into the Agreement. The …

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Biden Nominates Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to Head Medicare, Medicaid

President Joe Biden has picked a former Obama administration official to run the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Biden announced Friday that he has selected Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, an experienced health policy staffer, as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The agency oversees Medicare, Medicaid, and …

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Planned Parenthood Sues South Carolina Over Abortion Ban

Women’s rights are under attack. South Carolina’s Republican Governor Henry McMaster signed the South Carolina Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act into law banning most abortions. In response, Planned Parenthood South Atlantic and Greenville Women’s Clinic filed a lawsuit, blocking the bill from going into effect. The bill requires physicians …

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Georgia GOP Attempts To Change State Constitution To Protect Donald Trump From Prosecution

Donald Trump believes Georgia is the epicenter of his presidential election loss. The twice impeached president has spewed riot-inducing rhetoric, lambasted Republican Governor Brian Kemp, and pressured Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to “find votes” so he could win the state. These indiscretions were enough for Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis …

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