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Emails From Justice Department Show How Trump And His Allies Pressured Attorney General To Challenge Election Results

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Emails from the Justice Department and White House officials show how former President Donald Trump and his associates tried to pressure then-acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen to challenge the 2020 presidential election. Emails released by the Democrats on the House Oversight Committee detail President Trump’s team’s desire for the Justice …

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House Narrowly Passes $1.9 Billion Capitol Security Bill

In a 213-212 vote with three voting present, the House of Representatives passed a $1.9 billion bill on Thursday to increase security at the United States Capitol. The bill will fund security across the Capitol grounds, bolster protections, and increase preparedness for lawmakers, district offices, and the Capitol Police force. …

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Senate Passes $35 Billion Water Infrastructure Bill

The Senate passed the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021 on Thursday. The bipartisan passed Senate 89-2. The two “no” votes were Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Mike Lee(R-Utah). “Access to clean water is a human right and every American deserves access to clean water no matter the color …

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HUD Unveils $5 Billion In Grants To Target Homelessness

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge today announced the allocation of nearly $5 billion in American Rescue Plan funds to help communities across the country create affordable housing and services for people experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. Secretary Fudge made the announcement …

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Judge Drops Terrorism Charges In Michigan Gov. Kidnapping Plot

A Michigan judge on Monday dismissed terrorism charges against three men accused in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Judge Michael Klaeren ruled in a preliminary examination there wasn’t enough probable cause for threat of terrorism charges against two of the eight militia members charged in the plot, …

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Michigan Republicans Seek Election Law Changes After 2020 Losses

On Wednesday, Michigan Senate Republicans unveiled 39 wide-ranging bills to alter state election laws. The bills target areas like absentee ballots and voter qualifications, which were the focus of former President Donald Trump’s campaign to overturn his 2020 defeat. Trump lost Michigan by 3 percentage points or 154,000 votes, but the effort …

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