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Merrick Garland Confirmed As U.S. Attorney General

Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden‘s nominee for Attorney General, was confirmed Wednesday by the U.S. Senate. His confirmation comes nearly five years to the day since President Barack Obama nominated him to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court. He was never given a confirmation hearing by …

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Twitter Sues Texas Attorney General For Retaliation

Twitter is suing Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton for retaliation. The social media company says that Paxton used his office to retaliate against it for banning former President Donald Trump’s Twitter account. Paxton started an investigation into Twitter and four other major technology companies for what he called “the seemingly coordinated …

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Iowa Governor Signs Law Restricting Voting Access

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed legislation on Monday that shortens the state’s early voting period and closes the polls earlier on Election Day. Under the law, Iowa’s early voting period is reduced from 29 days to 20 days, and polls are scheduled to close at 8 p.m. for state and federal …

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What Are The Next Steps For The Covid Relief Bill

On Saturday, the Senate passed President Biden‘s $1.9 trillion Covid Relief bill known as the American Rescue Plan. The legislation includes a direct payment of up to $1,400 for an individual, or $2,800 for a couple that files jointly, plus an additional $1,400 per dependent. It extends jobless benefits through …

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