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House Dems set to vote on Jan. 6 select committee

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The House is set to vote Wednesday afternoon on creating a select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduced the resolution to create the select committee earlier this week after efforts for a bipartisan special commission on the ransacking of the Capitol …

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U.S. Carries Out Airstrikes Against Iran-Backed Militia In Iraq, Syria

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President Joe Biden ordered airstrikes Sunday on three Iran-backed militia facilities in Iraq and Syria after three months of drone and rocket attacks on facilities in Iraq housing U.S. and coalition personnel. “At President Biden’s direction, U.S. military forces earlier this evening conducted defensive precision airstrikes against facilities used by Iran-backed …

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Democratic Women’s Caucus Introduce Equal Pay Bill for National Teams

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Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.)  and House Democratic Women’s Caucus co-Chairs Jackie Speier (D-Calif.), Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) and Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) and Vice Chairs Veronica Escobar (D-Texas) and Sylvia Garcia (D-Texas), introduced the Even Playing Field Act to ensure equal pay, investment and working conditions for U.S national …

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Texas Governor Sued Over Defunding Of Legislature

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Texas House Democrats are asking the state’s Supreme Court to overturn Gov. Greg Abbott’s veto of a budget provision that funds the Legislature, charging that his action was unconstitutional. The suit argues that Abbott’s veto, which could lead to about 2,000 legislative staffers not being paid for two years, violates …

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