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2 Democrats joined with every Republican senator to repeal Biden's private employer vaccine-or-test mandate

Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) speaks during a news conference about Covid-19 vaccine mandates, at the U.S. Capitol December 8, 2021 in Washington, DC.Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Senate voted to overturn Biden's vaccine-or-test mandate for private businesses with at least 100 employees.  Every Republican senator and two Democratic senators supported the resolution reversing the federal mandate.  The Biden administration insists the policy is necessary to increase vaccination rates and slow the ...
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United States: New Infrastructure Law Promises $1.2 Trillion In Transportation And Infrastructure Spending, And More Funds Are On The Way - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Washington, D.C. (December 6, 2021) – The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, signed into law on November 15, 2021, provides federal funding for improving basic infrastructure such as highways
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Despite promises, Biden has yet to issue a single pardon, leaving reformers depressed and thousands incarcerated

US President Joe Biden participates in the 74th annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon of Peanut Butter in the Rose Garden of the White House November 19, 2021 in Washington, DC.Alex Wong/Getty Images Presidents have the sweeping ability to commute sentences, immediately freeing any federal prisoner. They can also grant pardons, which erase a criminal conviction from a person's record. But Biden, like others before him, has been hesitant to use the power early on in his presidency. At this poi...
Tags: Politics, News, Law, Obama, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Analysis, Ronald Reagan, House, Aclu, New York Times, Susan Rice


Supreme Court considers religious freedoms in a case that could narrow the separation between church and state

The U.S. Supreme Court building is seen at sunset in Washington on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021.Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard a challenge from two families who claim that Maine violated their religious rights. The families applied for funds from Maine's tuition-assistance program to enroll their kids in faith-based schools. But state funds only go to "nonsectarian" schools. The court's conservatives appeared receptive to the parents' ...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Education, Washington, Religion, US, America, Trends, United States, Maine, Schools, Religious Liberty, U S Supreme Court, John Roberts, Mark Joseph Stern


A new lawsuit is demanding a much deeper-dive investigation of Russia's 'coordination' with the 2016 Trump campaign

Former President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir PutinMikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Two groups have accused the FEC of failing to act on a complaint against Russia and the Trump campaign. The nonprofits want more disclosure of Russia's spending and activities to influence the 2016 election. The FEC is frequently at ideological odds with itself and has a history of being sued over inaction. A pair of nonprofit advocacy groups sued the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday, al...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Washington, Russia, Trends, Washington Dc, PAC, 2016 Election, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Russian Federation, Trump, FEC


2021 NFL playoff picture, standings for Week 14: Patriots No. 1 in AFC; Washington emerges in wild NFC

A look at the NFL standings as the Week 13 games conclude
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A new lawsuit accuses the FEC of failing to investigate Russia's 'coordination' with the 2016 Trump campaign

Former President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir PutinMikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Two groups have accused the FEC of failing to act on a complaint against Russia and the Trump campaign. The nonprofits want more disclosure of Russia's spending and activities to influence the 2016 election. The FEC is frequently at ideological odds with itself and has a history of being sued over inaction. A pair of nonprofit advocacy groups sued the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday, al...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Washington, Russia, Trends, Washington Dc, PAC, 2016 Election, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Russian Federation, Trump, FEC


Mark Meadows says Trump was 'mortified' after the Capitol riot and afraid he'd be banned from Twitter

In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President in Washington.AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File Mark Meadows wrote in his new book that Trump was "mortified" after the Capitol insurrection. He wrote that Trump was worried about media coverage and afraid he'd be banned by Twitter. Trump was ultimately booted off most major social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook. Former President Do...
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Mark Meadows falsely claims Biden's 81 million votes in the 2020 election don't represent 'a real number'

Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows speaks with reporters at the White House, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Washington.Alex Brandon/AP Mark Meadows baselessly claimed in his memoir that Biden's 81 million votes in the 2020 election don't constitute "a real number." He parroted Trump's broad and unspecified claims that the election was rigged and stolen. Meadows repeatedly pressured state and national officials to investigate conspiracy theories after the election. Former...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Washington, White House, China, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, Italy, Biden, Justice Department


Mark Meadows compares Trump telling Americans 'don't be afraid' of COVID-19 to Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

President Donald Trump removes his mask upon return to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on October 05, 2020 in Washington, DC.Win McNamee/Getty Images Heaping praise on his former boss, Meadows compared one of Trump's speeches to the Gettysburg Address. Trump's post-COVID diagnosis speech had "the same compressed, forceful quality" as Lincoln's best-known address, Meadows writes. The former White House chief of staff goes to great lengths in his ne...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Lincoln, Donald Trump, Gettysburg, Trump, Don, Abraham Lincoln, Meadows, McNamee Getty, Mark Meadows


Yamiche Alcindor Joins NBC News as Washington Correspondent (EXCLUSIVE)

Yamiche Alcindor, whose journalistic profile has expanded during a recent tenure with PBS, is joining NBC News’ Washington team. Alcindor, who is expected to start with NBC in March, will cover the Biden administration as well as the impact of federal policies on communities across the country and issues at the intersection of race, culture […]
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Young Sinner Will Reunite Paul Verhoeven With His RoboCop Writer

Sapphic period drama "Bendetta" is still making waves in theaters (outstandingly, as /Film's Jason Gorber notes), and its director/co-writer Paul Verhoeven is already gearing up to set sail on his next cinematic adventure. The "Showgirls" director's next project is a political thriller-drama titled "Young Sinner," set in Washington D.C., with hints of the sexy shenanigans we've come to expect from the Dutch filmmaker. According to screenwriter Edward Neumeier speaking to MovieMaker, the story ce...
Tags: Movies, News, Washington, Capitol Hill, Neil Patrick Harris, Paul Verhoeven, PAUL, Sharon Stone, Leni Riefenstahl, Schutzstaffel, Neumeier, Verhoeven, Jason Gorber, Bendetta, Edward Neumeier, Federation Starship Troopers


Week 14 NFL power rankings: Top five unchanged, including No. 1 Packers, but Chargers and Washington among teams on rise

The top five teams in our power poll remain unchanged, but Bolts and Washington are closing in on top 10 while solidifying playoff positions.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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2021 NFL playoff picture, standings through Week 13: Patriots No. 1 in AFC; Washington emerges in wild NFC

A look at the NFL standings as the Week 13 games conclude
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Mike Pence staffer who Trump banned from the White House is cooperating with January 6 committee: CNN

Vice President Mike Pence, joined at left by chief of staff Marc Short, finishes a swearing-in ceremony for senators in the Old Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021.AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool The January 6 committee is getting "significant cooperation with Team Pence," CNN reported. Marc Short, former Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, is complying with a subpoena. Trump banned Short from the White House after the January 6 insurrection. The c...
Tags: Politics, News, Mississippi, Congress, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Wyoming, House, Biden, Donald Trump, Short, Charles Davis, Trump


Citing 'ongoing genocide,' Biden announces diplomatic boycott of 2022 Beijing Olympics

The decision represents a major geopolitical snub and comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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US says it will send troops to eastern Europe if Russia invades Ukraine

Official says Washington would also impose economic measures, in a warning to Moscow on eve of talks between Biden and PutinThe US has said it would send reinforcements to Nato’s eastern flank in the wake of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, as well as imposing severe new economic measures, in a warning to Moscow on the eve of talks between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin.Biden will also make clear to Putin that the US will not rule out future Ukrainian membership of Nato, as the Russian leader has de...
Tags: Europe, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, US, World news, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, US news, Ukraine, Nato, Moscow, Biden, Antony Blinken, Vladimir Putin Biden


2021 NFL playoff picture, standings through Week 13: Washington emerges in wild NFC; Patriots fight for No. 1

A look at the NFL standings as the Week 13 games conclude
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?

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Amazon is making its own shipping containers — and waiting as little as 2 days outside ports

Brendan McDermid TPX Images of the Day/Reuters Amazon has been making its own shipping containers and chartering its own ships since 2018. Today, Amazon uses its own transportation network for 72% of its shipments. Amazon's strategy allows it to bypass port delays that can span up to two months. Amazon has been making its own shipping containers and chartering private ships to avoid major bottlenecks in the supply chain.While the majority of retailers have been forced to wait for months-o...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Home Depot, Asia, News, California, Washington, China, Trends, Supply Chain, Walmart, Bloomberg, Amazon Prime, E-commerce, Economy, Beijing


Third-Down Woes Continue To Haunt Raiders In Critical Losses

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A stagnant offense that continues to struggle on third downs and failed to score its first touchdown until four minutes into the fourth quarter led to the Las Vegas Raiders losing for the fourth time in five games on Sunday. Las Vegas was 2 for 8 on third-down conversions and scored just one touchdown in its 17-15 loss to Washington. “Just a difficult story for us in the red zone, obviously coming out of there with field goals,” interim coach Rich Bisaccia said. “We missed some ...
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49ers Miss Chance To Separate In Jumbled NFC Playoff Race

SEATTLE (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo believed the play was there. There likely was going to be an open target with all the attention focused on George Kittle. But the pass never got to its intended target, deflected at the line of scrimmage by Carlos Dunlap. When Garoppolo’s throw hit the turf, gone was San Francisco’s three-game win streak and a chance for the 49ers to separate themselves in the messy NFC playoff picture. San Francisco walked out of Seattle with a 30-23 loss Sunday after its offense ...
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10 Things in Politics: GOP has big plans to thwart Biden

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go — click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Republicans seeking a 2023 majority say they're eager to grill Biden's administrationA look at Bob Dole's legacyGeorgia's GOP gubernatorial primary is poised to become the latest proxy battle over the party's future Reps. Lauren...
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ERA® Expands in Central Washington

ERA® Real Estate recently announced the affiliation of ERA Skyview Realty. The company is based in Richland, Washington, and serves the Tri-Cities region along the Columbia River bounded by Richland, Kennewick, Pasco, West Richland and Benton City. Broker/owner Arielle Hays began her second career in real estate in 2018, following a highly successful management career in retail and as a small business owner. Her unwavering determination to succeed in real estate and entrepreneurial spirit allowe...
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The U.S. Is Averaging More Than 100,000 New Covid-19 Cases A Day, The Highest Level In Two Months

SACRAMENTO (CNN) — For the first time in two months, the US is averaging more than 100,000 new Covid-19 cases each day, shortly after millions of Americans traveled for the Thanksgiving holiday. The seven-day moving average of new cases was 121,437 as of Saturday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University (JHU). Prior to this week, the US last topped the 100,000-cases-a-day mark in early October. Also on the rise is the number of Covid-19 deaths, with a seven-day average of 1,651 people dy...
Tags: News, California, Cdc, Washington, White House, US, California News, Sacramento, Cnn, Delta, Wisconsin, World Health Organization, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Sanjay Gupta, Fauci


Bob Dole dies

Bob Dole, a Republican Party stalwart and presidential hopeful who espoused a brand of plain-spoken conservativism as one of Washington's most recognizable political figures, died Sunday at the age of 98.
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Bob Dole dies at 98

Bob Dole, a Republican Party stalwart and presidential hopeful who espoused a brand of plain-spoken conservativism as one of Washington's most recognizable political figures, died Sunday at the age of 98. Follow here for live updates.
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United States: Is QEEG Evidence Admissible To Show A Brain Injury? A Washington State Court Says No - Cozen O'Connor

In Washington, nearly every injury lawsuit now includes a traumatic brain injury claim. As brain MRIs and CT scans are almost always normal...
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Former US senator and GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole has died at 98

Bob Dole at The Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.Dennis Van Tine/STAR MAX/IPx Former US Sen. Bob Dole died on Sunday at the age of 98. Dole, a decorated veteran of World War II, was the GOP presidential nominee in 1996. He was first elected to Congress in 1961 — the start of a long career in politics. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Bob Dole, the former US senator and Republican presidential nominee, died on Sunday at age 98.He is survived by his wife ...
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Mitch McConnell would eliminate the filibuster if he was in Democrats' shoes, Jim Acosta says

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta speaks outside US District Court in Washington, DC, on November 16, 2018.Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images When he led the Senate, Mitch McConnell broke norms by blocking Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee. McConnell led the vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Court in 2020, reversing course. CNN correspondent Jim Acosta said that Democrats should think like McConnell and end the filibuster. CNN correspondent Jim Acosta said Saturday...
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