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New Mexico Senator Ben Ray Luján Recovering From A Stroke

Ben Ray Luján

New Mexico’s junior U.S. Senator, Ben Ray Luján, 49, is recovering from surgery at UNM Hospital in Albuquerque after suffering a stroke on Thursday, his office has announced. Luján’s chief of staff, Carlos Sanchez, said the senator felt dizziness and fatigue Thursday morning and was evaluated at Christus St. Vincent …

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Three U.S. Senators Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

Three Senators said Thursday they have tested positive for COVID-19 despite being vaccinated. Republican Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi, Independent Senator Angus King of Maine, and Democratic Senator John Hickenlooper of Colorado all tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday after experiencing what their offices described as mild symptoms. Wicker, the top …

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Senate Passes $1 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

Biden, Harris

The Senate on Tuesday passed a $1.2 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure bill in a 69-30 vote. The Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act puts $110 billion into roads, bridges, and other major projects, $66 billion into passenger and freight rail, $65 billion into broadband, $55 billion into water systems, and $39 billion into …

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Republicans Introduce Resolution To Censure Members Of “The Squad”

The Squad

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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