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Rapper Drakeo’s family filing wrongful death lawsuit against Los Angeles festival’s promoters

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Olafimihan Oshin The family of rapper Drakeo the Ruler will file a wrongful death and negligence lawsuit against promoters of the “Once Upon A Time in LA” festival, The Associated Press reported.  In a news conference Thursday, the rapper’s family,......

Laquan McDonald’s family pushes for federal charges against officer ahead of early release

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Olafimihan Oshin The family of Laquan McDonald, a Black teenager who was killed in a 2014 police shooting, pushed for federal charges to be filed against the former Chicago Police Department officer convicted in the killing ahead of his expected......

Progressive millionaire group backs Cisneros, McBath in first public endorsements

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Julia Manchester The progressive group the Patriotic Millionaires on Thursday endorsed Rep. Lucy McBathLucia (Lucy) Kay McBathRouda passes on bid for redrawn California seat, avoiding intraparty battle with Porter Four states to feature primaries with two incumbents in 2022......

Pennsylvania governor vetoes GOP-approved congressional map

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Choi Democratic Pennsylvania Gov. Tom WolfTom WolfPennsylvania Republicans pitch privatized booze Ed Gainey sworn in as Pittsburgh’s first Black mayor The COVID-19 endgame may be here MORE on Wednesday vetoed a GOP-proposed congressional map for the state, saying that......

Hayley says Biden, Harris should resign for ‘the good of our country’

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarakshi Rai Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Hayley said in an interview that President BidenJoe BidenNorth Korea conducts potential 6th missile test in a month Clyburn predicts Supreme Court contender J. Michelle Childs would get GOP votes Overnight......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Who will replace Justice Breyer?

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

FDA faces calls to limit BPA in plastics that contact food

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sharon Udasin A coalition of scientists, physicians and environmental groups is calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to restrict the use of the industrial chemical bisphenol A, known commonly as BPA, in plastics that contact food. In......

Stephanie Ruhle will take Brian Williams’ 11 p.m. slot on MSNBC: report

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Brad Dress Stephanie Ruhle will replace Brian Williams‘ in the network’s nightly 11 p.m. slot, according to Axios.  Ruhle, a morning anchor for MSNBC and senior business correspondent for NBC News, will move from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.,......

Kemp leading Perdue in Georgia gubernatorial primary: poll

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mychael Schnell Georgia Gov. Brian KempBrian KempPerdue tests positive for COVID-19, campaign says Trump and Biden should stop denigrating US elections Legislatures move to limit governor powers after pandemic MORE is leading former Sen. David PerdueDavid PerduePerdue tests positive......

Briefing in brief: Biden committed to naming Black woman to Supreme Court

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alex Gangitano White House press secretary Jen PsakiJen PsakiOvernight Health Care — Senators unveil pandemic prep overhaul Qatar emir to meet with Biden at White House next week White House underscores action amid violent crime streak MORE briefed reporters for about 40......

Schumer vows to vote on Biden Supreme Court pick with ‘all deliberate speed’

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerVoting rights failed in the Senate — where do we go from here? Forced deadline spurs drastic tactic in Congress Democrats call on Biden administration to ease entry to US for at-risk......

Thousands of LA-area law enforcement personnel out sick, quarantined ahead of Super Bowl

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarakshi Rai COVID-19 has hit both the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department with around 2,500 personnel out sick or quarantining due to the coronavirus, The Los Angeles Times reported. LAPD Chief Michel Moore told the newspaper that......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden: Russia attack ‘would change the world’

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

New Mexico Democrat tests positive for COVID-19 breakthrough case

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Monique Beals New Mexico Rep. Melanie Stansbury (D) announced on Tuesday that she had tested positive for COVID-19. “Today, I tested positive with a breakthrough case of COVID-19, though I am fully vaccinated … Source link To Return to the......

House leaders unveil bill to boost chip industry, science competitiveness with China

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cristina Marcos House Democratic leaders unveiled legislation on Tuesday aimed at bolstering investments in U.S. science research and development to better compete with China and address the shortage of semiconductor chips. The Senate previously passed its own version of......

Cuellar vows to stay in race after FBI raid: ‘I intend to win’

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Julia Manchester Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) vowed Tuesday to stay in his reelection race after his home was the subject of an FBI raid last week.  “I am fully cooperating with law enforcement and committed to ensuring that justice and the law......

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