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The US House of Representatives Reinstates Mask Mandate

The US House reinstated its mask mandate after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced its new guidelines for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. “For all House Office Buildings, the Hall of the House, and House Committee Meeting, wearing of a well-fitted, medical-grade, filtration face mask is required when …

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Oath Keepers Member Agrees To Cooperate With Prosecutors

A second member of the right-wing terrorist organization, Oath Keepers, will cooperate with federal prosecutors and testify against other organization members. Mark Grods, a 54-year-old who admitted he brought firearms to D.C. and was part of the tactical “stack” formation that advanced toward the Capitol that day, made a deal …

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Business Leaders Meeting With Congress To Push For Paid Leave

Business leaders are meeting with Congress this week for ‘Businesses for Paid Leave Week of Action.’ The large and small business leaders are pushing for a national paid family and medical leave policy. “Business leaders will share with key legislative leaders the positive benefits of paid leave, from supporting diversity and …

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House Voting To Eliminate Three Trump-Era Rules

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House Democrats are preparing to vote to eliminate three Trump-era rules. The lawmakers will use the Congressional Review Act to take aim at rules governing methane regulations, lending practices, and employment discrimination cases. The first Trump-era rule Democrats are looking to eliminate got rid of methane emissions standards for the oil …

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Affordable Care Act Survives GOP Challenge In Supreme Court

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The United States Supreme Court ruled that the Affordable Care Act is valid and constitutional. Eighteen Republican-led states argued that the ACA, also known as “Obamacare,” became unconstitutional when congressional Republicans eliminated the individual mandate — a requirement for all uninsured Americans to buy coverage or face a tax penalty. …

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Republicans Introduce Resolution To Censure Members Of “The Squad”

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Republicans introduced a resolution to condemn and censure members of ‘The Squad’ for “defending foreign terrorist organizations” and “inciting anti-Semitic attacks.” Last week, Representative Ilhan Omar tweeted “unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban.” 12 Jewish House Democrats asked Omar to clarify her tweet, and …

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