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Vice President Harris will visit Honduras for inauguration of Xiomara Castro
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Vice President Harris will visit Honduras for inauguration of Xiomara Castro

Vice President Kamala Harris will lead the US delegation to Honduras attending the inauguration of President-elect Xiomara Castro later this month, according to the White House. “The Vice President’s visit will further the commitment she and President-elect Castro made during their December 10 phone call to deepen the partnership between the United States and Honduras…MORE

Nick Saban and other sports figures urge Manchin to help pass voting rights bill
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Nick Saban and other sports figures urge Manchin to help pass voting rights bill

University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban and other prominent sports figures with ties to West Virginia have penned a letter to Sen. Joe Manchin, urging the West Virginia Democrat to help his party pass voting rights legislation. NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West, ex-NFL player and former West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck and…MORE

DeSantis pushes Florida redistricting map that heavily favors Republicans

DeSantis pushes Florida redistricting map that heavily favors Republicans

For political observers who have wondered for months how far Republicans should press their advantage in Florida when drawing the state’s new congressional boundaries, they now have a response from Gov. Ron DeSantis: all the way. DeSantis threw a surprise wrench into the state’s redistricting process late Sunday night when his office submitted for consideration…MORE

Exclusive: Eric Trump and Kimberly Guilfoyle’s phone records subpoenaed by January 6 committee
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Exclusive: Eric Trump and Kimberly Guilfoyle’s phone records subpoenaed by January 6 committee

The House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol has subpoenaed and obtained records of phone numbers associated with one of former President Donald Trump’s children, Eric Trump, as well as Kimberly Guilfoyle, who is engaged to Donald Trump Jr., sources tell CNN. It appears to be the first time the select…MORE

Here’s what the federal voting proposals would do
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Here’s what the federal voting proposals would do

In Texas, it’s now a crime for election workers to send absentee ballot applications to voters who didn’t request them. In Georgia, most voters who show up at the wrong polling places on Election Day will be turned away — instead of permitted to cast provisional ballots. And in Florida, a new law makes it…MORE

Immigration court backlog nearly equals size of Philadelphia’s population, study finds
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Immigration court backlog nearly equals size of Philadelphia’s population, study finds

The US immigration court backlog reached nearly 1.6 million cases last year, with cases climbing more rapidly between October and December, according to Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, which tracks immigration court data. The backlog is almost equivalent to the size of Philadelphia’s population, the clearinghouse found in its latest study. Immigration courts, which…MORE

Education Department completes distribution of $122 billion in school Covid-19 relief funding to states
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Education Department completes distribution of $122 billion in school Covid-19 relief funding to states

The US Department of Education has distributed all $122 billion in school Covid-19 relief funding from the American Rescue Plan to states, the Biden administration announced Tuesday — a major milestone as school districts nationwide continue to grapple with Omicron’s surge. The Biden administration last March announced the allocation of more than $122 billion for…MORE

January 6 committee subpoenas Giuliani and 3 others
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January 6 committee subpoenas Giuliani and 3 others

The House select committee investigating the January 6 riot issued a subpoena Tuesday for Rudy Giuliani, a central figure in former President Donald Trump’s failed bid to overturn the 2020 election on the basis of unfounded allegations of widespread voter fraud. In addition to Giuliani, the committee issued subpoenas to two other attorneys who pushed…MORE

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