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January 15, 2021

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Biden to deploy FEMA, National Guard to set up Covid vaccine clinics across the U.S.

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Spc. Katherine Deskins (L) of the Nevada Army National Guard administers a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination to Clark County Fire Department Capt. Jasmine Ghazinour on the first day of Clark County’s pilot vaccination program at Cashman Center on January 14, 2021......

Washington state speeding up vaccine rollout for state’s seniors in ‘coming days’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here A new range of Washington seniors will be eligible for priority COVID-19 vaccinations as new cases continue to climb, the state health officials announced on Wednesday. Washington is currently in the middle of Tier A1 and A2 of its......

Army: Up to 25,000 National Guard in DC for Biden inauguration

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Ellen Mitchell As many as 25,000 National Guard troops will be in Washington, D.C., for President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenConfirmation hearing for Biden’s DNI pick postponed Biden’s Sunday inauguration rehearsal postponed due to security concerns: report Murkowski says it would......

Pence calls Harris while Trump continues to stew in denial

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The other is holed up inside, silenced on social media, resisting entreaties to deliver a farewell address and refusing to speak to the man who beat him. One way is decidedly more presidential than the other. After an extended......

Biden pledges to help fix the child-care crisis in America. Here is his plan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here FatCamera | E+ | Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden has a plan to help fix what he calls the immediate and acute child-care crisis in America. He unveiled his proposal on Thursday, as part of his sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus......

Trump to depart White House hours before Biden inauguration, flying Air Force One to Mar-a-Lago last time

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump salutes as he boards Air Force One at Valley International Airport after visiting the U.S.-Mexico border wall, in Harlingen, Texas, January 12, 2021. Carlos Barria | Reuters WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is expected to depart......

New Covid variant first found in U.K. could become dominant strain in U.S. by March, CDC says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield holds up a CDC document that reads “COVID-19 Vaccination Program Interim Playbook for Jurisdiction Operations” as he speaks during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing “Review of Coronavirus Response Efforts” on......

Harris and Emhoff recall first date: ‘It felt like we had known each other forever’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here In a short clip that aired Friday, Harris and Emhoff, who have been married for more than six years, spoke of their first date and subsequent weeks courting, with Emhoff saying he broke every rule of dating. Harris was......

Pelosi mum on when House will send impeachment article to Senate

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mike Lillis Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump seeks to freeze .4 billion of programs in final week of presidency Dozens on FBI’s terrorist watchlist were in DC day of Capitol riot Porter loses seat on House panel overseeing financial sector......

Heartbeat abortion bill clears first hurdle in South Carolina Legislature

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here A bill that would criminalize most abortions in South Carolina passed the first hurdle of legislative approval Thursday. Senate Bill 1 would make it a felony to perform an abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, except in......

‘Strong evidence’ Pro-Trump rioters intended to kill Pence, members of Congress, prosecutors say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pro-Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol following a rally with President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum | Getty Images Federal prosecutors said in a new court filing there is “strong evidence” that the pro-Trump......

How Michael Avenatti went from battling Trump to fighting his own legal woes

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Even the best attorney-client relationship can go awry. Every state has a mechanism to file a complaint against an attorney — typically through the state agency that regulates attorneys, or your state’s highest court, or the state bar association. But......

Top Senate Democrat calls for IRS probe of dark-money groups that helped organize rally before riot

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the U.S. Congress, in Washington, U.S, January 6, 2021. Jim Bourg | Reuters Sen. Ron Wyden, the top Democratic member......

Op-ed: The surest way to end corporate America’s love affair with money in politics

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump protest in front of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, January 6, 2021. Stephanie Keith | Reuters Somewhere at the intersection of media and politics, violence has grown in the Grand Old Party. And......

Palm Beach County seeks way to end lease with Trump golf course

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Lexi Lonas A Florida county is seeking to find a way to end its lease with on of President TrumpDonald TrumpEx-Trump lawyer Cohen to pen forward for impeachment book Murkowski says it would be ‘appropriate’ to bar Trump from......

Louisiana task force approves law enforcement tactic recommendations

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here A task force the Louisiana Legislature created to develop recommendations that would lead to better policing finished its work Thursday, agreeing to proposed changes related to choke holds, no-knock warrants, body cameras and other issues. The longest debate focused......

US says Capitol rioters intended to ‘capture and assassinate’ elected officials

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The view was included in a memo seeking to keep Jacob Anthony Chansley, who rallied people inside the Capitol using a bullhorn, in detention. According to Capitol Police information included in the filing, Chansley was notable for his headdress,......

How IBM influences policy without spending big money on election campaigns

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Trump supporters stand on the U.S. Capitol Police armored vehicle as others take over the steps of the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, as the Congress works to certify the electoral college votes. Bill Clark | CQ-Roll Call, Inc.......

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