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House Progressive Caucus Withdraws Ukraine Letter

Pramila Jayapal

The House Congressional Progressive Caucus formally withdrew a letter Tuesday that had been sent the day before requesting President Joe Biden seek direct negotiations with Russia over the war in Ukraine. The letter, which 30 House Democrats signed, urged Biden “to pair the military and economic support the United States …

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Judge Hands Out First Sentence In Capitol Insurrection

Capitol Riots

Anna Morgan-Lloyd of Indiana was placed on probation in the first sentence connected with the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection in Washington, D.C. According to NBC News, she pleaded guilty to a charge of illegally demonstrating in the Capitol, and the government dropped three additional charges, which were all misdemeanors. The woman was sentenced to …

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The FDA Announces Plan To Ban Menthol Cigarettes

On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration announced its plan to ban menthol cigarettes in response to a 2013 citizen petition advocating the ban of mint-flavored cigarettes, the Washington Post reports. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 20 million Americans smoke menthols. Phillip Gardiner, the co-chair of the …

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