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Kamala Harris hires two communication aides

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Their experience has been and will continue to be a valuable resource for our whole team as we map out long-term planning and fulfill the administration’s ambitious policy agenda,” the White House official told CNN. The pair, who each......

Shots fired at Ukraine presidential aide’s car in assassination bid

Reuters
KYIV, Sept 22 (Reuters) – A volley of shots was fired at a car carrying Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s principal aide on Wednesday in what a senior official called an assassination attempt. More than 10 bullets hit the car near the village of Lesnyky, just outside the capital Kyiv, wounding......

Senate Aides Try to Sway Rules Enforcer Over Including Immigration Overhaul in Budget Plan

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Republican aides challenged their Democratic counterparts on Friday in a debate before the Senate’s top rules enforcer that could determine whether as many as eight million undocumented immigrants have a path to citizenship. The debate, which took place behind closed doors, came as House committees were drafting and......

Pelosi says the House will raise the maximum annual pay rate for Capitol Hill aides.

New York Times
Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Thursday that the House would raise the maximum annual pay rate for Capitol Hill aides, in a long-awaited move intended to help recruit and retain congressional staffers. In a letter to lawmakers, Ms. Pelosi said that House aides could now earn up to $199,300 in......

Texas hold ’em: Biden aides push Cruz to lift ‘death grip’ on nominees

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The Texas Republican is blocking State Department nominees en masse because he is upset that Biden waived some sanctions related to Nord Stream 2, a Russian-German energy pipeline project that the United States has long opposed. Cruz has used a......

Top Cuomo aide’s father lobbied the governor’s office earlier this year as probes were ongoing

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (L) speaks during his daily news conference with Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa (R) on March 20, 2020 in New York City. Bennett Raglin | Getty Images A firm run by the father of......

Andrew Cuomo’s doubling down. His former aides are scratching their heads.

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here He asked anyone who is interested to read an 85-page “position paper” from his attorney, Rita Glavin. She included more than two dozen photos of prominent Democrats embracing and kissing people — from President Joe Biden to former President Barack......

Aides who clashed with Giuliani intentionally gave him wrong time for Trump debate prep: book

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Brooke Seipel Aides to former President TrumpDonald TrumpGreene gets 12-hour Twitter suspension over COVID-19 misinformation Aides who clashed with Giuliani intentionally gave him wrong time for Trump debate prep: book Overnight Defense: Afghan evacuees to be housed at Virginia......

Teen Volunteers Get a Foot in the Door for Nursing Home Careers

KHN
Jasmine De Moya, 17, has dreamed for years of working in the medical field, and she yearned to spend time with older people, missing her grandparents, who live in the Dominican Republic. A program sponsored by the New Jewish Home health system in New York City that combines volunteering and......

Pope gradually resuming work, walking, eating with aides, Vatican says

Reuters
Pope Francis hugs two girls during a meeting with youths at the Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon stadium in Morelia, Mexico, February 16, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins VATICAN CITY, July 10 (Reuters) – Pope Francis is continuing a normal recovery from intestinal surgery, gradually resuming work, walking and eating with......

Two key Britney Spears aides quit in fallout from singer’s testimony

Reuters
July 6 (Reuters) – Britney Spears’ court-appointed attorney in her contentious conservatorship resigned on Tuesday, a day after her longtime manager quit saying the pop star plans to retire and no longer needs his services. Lawyer Samuel Ingham, who has been representing the singer’s interests in the legal arrangement, filed......

Biden and his aides spent the weekend working to get the infrastructure deal back on track.

New York Times
A fragile bipartisan infrastructure deal appeared to be moving forward once again on Sunday, as moderate Republicans said they had been reassured that President Biden would not hold it hostage while Democrats simultaneously work on a larger, partisan economic package. After 48 hours of chaos, the statements by leading Republicans......

New York Times: Trump White House aides drafted proclamation on Insurrection Act amid Floyd protests

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The aides put together the proposed proclamation on June 1, 2020, the Times reports, the same day that protesters were forcefully cleared from Lafayette Park — a park across the street from the White House traditionally used for peaceful......

Trump Aides Prepared Insurrection Act Order During Debate Over Protests

New York Times
But invoking the Insurrection Act, a rarely used authority allowing presidents to use active duty military for law-enforcement purposes, would have been a dramatic escalation. The act has only been invoked twice in the past 40 years — once to quell unrest after Hurricane Hugo in 1989, and once during......

Harvard won’t host joint campaign managers event with Trump aides

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here On Saturday, there will be a “look back” discussion, but only featuring one half of the 2020 campaign: the Democrats. But a parallel effort to invite former aides to Donald Trump for a separate event is foundering over scheduling problems,......

Trump spends post-presidency allowance on high priced aides as he builds out political machine

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here As of May 12, the compensation for aides kept on by Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence, who received about 20% of the $2.6 million sum available to both men in accordance with the Presidential Transaction Act, totaled......

Duggan, aides won’t face charges in deleted email controversy

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Detroit — Mayor Mike Duggan and several city employees won’t face criminal charges over allegations that city resources were used to solicit donations for a nonprofit favored by the mayor. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said Wednesday charges won’t be filed......

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