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Stacey Abrams announces she’s running for governor in Georgia
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Stacey Abrams announces she’s running for governor in Georgia

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams announced on Wednesday that she is running for governor, setting up a possible rematch with Georgia GOP Gov. Brian Kemp in what could become one of the most closely watched races in the country. The voting rights advocate and former top Democrat in the Georgia House of Representatives tweeted her announcement,…MORE

US and South Korea to develop new war plan to address North Korean military advancements
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US and South Korea to develop new war plan to address North Korean military advancements

The US and South Korea will develop a new operational war plan to address the threat from North Korea, senior defense officials said Tuesday, as the Pentagon shifts its focus to the Indo-Pacific region following its recently completed global force posture review. Speaking to reporters aboard Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s flight to South Korea, senior…MORE

READ: Transcript of Supreme Court oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

READ: Transcript of Supreme Court oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday on a Mississippi law that bars abortion after 15 weeks. The court seemed poised to uphold the law, but it is less clear if there is a clear majority to end the right to abortion nationwide, although conservative justices expressed skepticism about the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.…MORE

Peter DeFazio is the latest House Democrat to announce plans not to seek reelection
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Peter DeFazio is the latest House Democrat to announce plans not to seek reelection

Rep. Peter DeFazio, the chairman of the House Transportation Committee, announced Wednesday that he will not seek reelection in 2022, the latest in a long stream of House Democrats leaving Congress at the end of their terms. “With humility and gratitude I am announcing that I will not seek re-election next year,” DeFazio said on…MORE

Biden on report Trump tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of 2020 debate: ‘I don’t think about the former President’
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Biden on report Trump tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of 2020 debate: ‘I don’t think about the former President’

President Joe Biden on Wednesday had a sharp response to a reporter’s question on a report that suggested then-President Donald Trump tested positive for Covid-19 last year earlier than previously disclosed. Trump tested positive for Covid-19 three days ahead of his first 2020 presidential debate with Biden — though he also had a negative result…MORE

Biden says ‘shelves are going to be stocked’ for the holiday season
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Biden says ‘shelves are going to be stocked’ for the holiday season

President Joe Biden on Wednesday sought to reassure Americans that shelves will be stocked this holiday season despite issues with global supply chains, “We’re heading into the holiday season in very strong shape,” Biden said, speaking from the White House. The President touted actions his administration has taken to speed up operations and extend hours…MORE

What you don’t understand about Lauren Boebert
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What you don’t understand about Lauren Boebert

On Day 3 of the controversy caused by Lauren Boebert’s suggestion that a Muslim member of Congress might be a terrorist, the Colorado Republican said that she “can’t wait” to debate the issue with Rep. Ilhan Omar on a Fox News primetime show. Yup. That’s what she said. What the two would debate is not…MORE

Here’s what Trump was up to around the time of his positive Covid-19 test
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Here’s what Trump was up to around the time of his positive Covid-19 test

Here is a broad-strokes timeline of then-President Donald Trump’s activities around the time he first tested positive for Covid-19. According to excerpts from a forthcoming book by Trump’s former chief of staff Mark Meadows as reported by The Guardian, this was three days ahead of Trump’s first 2020 presidential debate with Joe Biden. Friday, Sept.…MORE

Sobbing Capitol rioter described his assault of police Officer Michael Fanone: ‘My God. What did I just do?’
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Sobbing Capitol rioter described his assault of police Officer Michael Fanone: ‘My God. What did I just do?’

The Capitol rioter accused of firing the Taser at one of the most outspoken police officers wounded on January 6 had told federal investigators in March he had come to Washington, DC, to respond to then-President Donald Trump’s call — and that he regretted what he had done. The Justice Department released video on Tuesday…MORE

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