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Greene sounds off on GOP after Hill story

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Celine Castronuovo GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (Ga.) on Saturday fired back at her Republican colleagues who told The Hill that they were growing increasingly frustrated with her efforts to delay congressional business by forcing procedural votes to adjourn......

Proposed California bill requires majority of children’s sections in department stores to be gender-neutral

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Polus A proposed California bill would require the majority of items offered for children in state department stores to be organized in a gender-neutral section. Clothes, toys and childcare articles would be subject to the law, which was introduced by Assembly member......

House to vote on revised COVID-19 bill Tuesday

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams The House will vote on the Senate-amended $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on Tuesday, according to House Majority Leader Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerHouse Democrats introduce bill providing citizenship to Dreamers On The Money: Democrats deals to bolster support......

Murray blasts GOP measure on transgender athletes: ‘Have a little bit of heart’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexander Bolton Sen. Patty MurrayPatricia (Patty) Lynn MurrayBiden convenes bipartisan meeting on cancer research Pro-Choice Caucus asks Biden to remove abortion fund restrictions from 2022 budget Senate Democrats offer fresh support for embattled Tanden MORE (D-Wash.) on Saturday tore......

Senators pull all-nighter inching toward COVID-19 relief vote

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jesse Byrnes Senators worked throughout the night Friday into Saturday as the chamber considered various amendments to the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, with a final vote expected later in the day. The chamber is holding a marathon voting session known as......

Senate Democrats vote to provide $300 unemployment benefits into September

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Senate Democrats voted early Saturday morning to provide a $300 weekly federal unemployment payment into early September—effectively undoing a GOP effort to end those payments in mid-July.  Senators voted 50-49 to add the amendment from Senate Finance Committee......

Senate GOP gets short-lived win on unemployment fight

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Senate Republicans are getting what’s expected to be a short-lived win in a fight over unemployment benefits in Democrats’ nearly $1.9 trillion coronavirus bill. Sen. Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinOvernight Defense: Capitol Police may ask National Guard to......

Cuomo accuser says governor did not take sexual harassment training

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tal Axelrod Charlotte Bennett, a former aide to Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoCuomo advisers altered COVID-19 nursing homes report: WSJ Cuomo accuser Charlotte Bennett says governor asked about previous sexual assault Cuomo accuser says she thought he was propositioning her......

Judge rules states were too late in ratifying Equal Rights Amendment

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tal Axelrod A federal judge ruled Friday that a number of states that voted to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in recent years were too late in their approval for it to be added to the Constitution. The......

Two female aides to Cuomo leave administration

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Max Greenwood Two more aides are reportedly leaving New York Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoCuomo advisers altered COVID-19 nursing homes report: WSJ Cuomo accuser Charlotte Bennett says governor asked about previous sexual assault Cuomo accuser says she thought he was......

Idaho state lawmaker apologizes for ‘sexist’ remarks about mothers

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Lexi Lonas A state GOP lawmaker in Idaho apologized this week for making “misguided” and “sexist” remarks about mothers while coming out against a federal grant going to fund child care and early learning programs. State Rep. Charlie Shepherd......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Virus relief bill headed for weekend vote

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger   Presented by Facebook       Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Friday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger......

Trump State Department appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams The FBI arrested Federico Klein, one of former President TrumpDonald TrumpHouse passes voting rights and elections reform bill DEA places agent seen outside Capitol during riot on leave Georgia Gov. Kemp says he’d ‘absolutely’ back Trump as......

Cuomo advisers altered COVID-19 nursing homes report: WSJ

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams Advisers to New York Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoDemocratic NY legislator: Sexual harassment allegations show ‘clear pattern of Cuomo’s abuse of power’ Lawyer for former Cuomo aide blasts ‘falsehoods’ at briefing As Trump steps back in the spotlight,......

ND House expels lawmaker after sexual harassment allegations

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams The GOP-controlled North Dakota House of Representatives voted 69-25 to expel one of its members over sexual harassment allegations. The chamber voted to expel Republican Rep. Luke Simons one week after allegations against him going back to......

ABC names new deputy political director, weekend White House correspondent

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Thomas Moore ABC News on Thursday named Averi Harper as the new deputy political director in its Washington bureau. The former deputy political director, MaryAlice Parks, is now ABC’s weekend White House correspondent. Harper was hired in 2019 and......

Progressives won’t oppose bill over limits on stimulus checks

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cristina Marcos Senate Democrats’ move to limit the eligibility for the latest round of stimulus checks to people making $80,000 or less is frustrating progressives, who say it makes little sense for President BidenJoe BidenThe West needs a more......

Alabama extends mask mandate 1 month, bucking other GOP-led states

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Peter Sullivan Alabama Gov. Kay IveyKay IveyShelby’s retirement tees off GOP scramble for Alabama Senate seat Space Command to be located in Alabama COVID-19 infections spread rapidly as officials race to distribute vaccine MORE (R) said Thursday she will......

‘QAnon shaman’ is ‘wounded’ Trump hasn’t helped him

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Choi The man known as the “QAnon Shaman,” who was seen shirtless and wearing bull horns in the U.S. Capitol during the deadly rioting on Jan. 6, said in his first interview since being jailed that he was “wounded” that former......

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