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GOP Groups Spent $1 Million Buying Books By Republican Candidates

The Republican National Committee and three other organizations spent $1 million bulk buying Republican candidates books. According to The Wrap, the National Republican Congressional Committee spent $400,000 on 25,500 copies of Representative Dan Crenshaw’s memoir, “Fortitude,” the Senate Conservatives Fund spent $90,000 on Senator Tom Cotton’s “Sacred Duty,” and $65,000 …

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President Biden To Lift Trump-Era Refugee Cap After Pushback

President Joe Biden is amending refugee admission policies after receiving push back from Democrats and immigration advocates for keeping former President Donald Trump’s 15,000 refugee cap for Africa and the Middle East. “It is simply unacceptable and unconscionable that the Biden Administration is not immediately repealing Donald Trump’s harmful, xenophobic, …

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Global Death Toll From COVID-19 Passes 3 Million

Just a little over a year after the coronavirus was first identified, the world has recorded more than 3 million deaths Saturday from the disease. More than 140 million people around the world have contracted COVID-19, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The United States has the most COVID-19 …

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Hundreds Of Companies Unite Against Restrictive Voter Laws

Hundreds of companies and CEOs have added their signatures to a letter published opposing “any discriminatory legislation or measures that restrict or prevent any eligible voter from having an equal and fair opportunity to cast a ballot.” The statement, published in a two-page ad in The New York Times and Washington …

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Senate Democrats Propose Overhaul Of Unemployment Insurance

Today, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D- CO.) and U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) unveiled their proposal to overhaul the nation’s unemployment insurance (UI) system. “The COVID-19 pandemic has made it overwhelmingly clear that our nation’s unemployment insurance system is inadequate and unreliable for workers when they lose a job,” said …

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