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Matt Gaetz’s Book Praised Trump For Ending ‘Family Man’ Attitude In White House

The Trump administration was a "good time to be a fun-loving politician," the Flordia Republican wrote.
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Obama Cheers MLB For Taking A Stand ‘On Behalf Of Voting Rights’

Former President Barack Obama on Saturday applauded Major League Baseball for “taking a stand on behalf of voting rights,” after it pulled its All-Star game from Atlanta in opposition to Georgia’s new restrictive voting law. [Author: Zoë Richards]
Tags: News, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Georgia, Mlb, Major League Baseball, Voting Rights, Chuck Schumer, Zoë Richards, Obama Cheers MLB


White House: GOP has 'struggled to articulate a reason' to oppose infrastructure plan

The White House said Saturday that Republicans have “struggled to articulate a reason” to oppose President Biden’s $2.25 trillion...
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The Trump campaign reportedly cheated donors who thought they were making a one-time contribution, collecting recurring donations

Former President Donald Trump. Getty The Trump 2020 campaign reportedly duped supporters into making recurring donations without their consent. Donors, including cancer patients, who intended to make a one-time contribution ended up making more. According to the New York Times, donations were automatically set to repeat when supporters got to the final stages of contributing. See more stories on Insider's business page. In what seemed to be an effort to bolster political contributions ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, London, News, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Republican Party, Biden, Times, Campaign Finance, Trump, Democratic Party, Federal Election Commission, Jason Miller, Trump Campaign


Iran won’t negotiate ‘step-by-step’ return to nuclear deal

Nick Wadhams and Arsalan Shahla TEHRAN, Iran — Iran said it won’t negotiate a step-by-step return to the nuclear deal, even with the prospects of indirect talks with the U.S. next week to try to restore the 2015 accord. “As has been clearly stated many times, there is no step-by-step plan being considered,” Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh told the state-run Press TV on Saturday. The comments came in response to a statement from the U.S. State Department that officials will be presen...
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Rep. Jim Clyburn called Joe Manchin's push for bipartisanship over passage of voting rights legislation 'insulting'

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-South Carolina) speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Rep. Clyburn is highly critical of Sen. Manchin's position on the For the People Act. Manchin is the only Senate Democrat who has not signed on as a cosponsor of the bill in 2021. Clyburn argues that the Senate filibuster must be put aside to pass the sweeping voting rights bill. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democratic House Majority Wh...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Senate, US, West Virginia, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, Biden, Huffington Post, South Carolina, Voting Rights


Amazon says it supports expanding voting rights but it gave $500,000 to lawmakers who oppose those efforts

Amazon funds candidates who support policies that have made it harder for Americans - particularly African Americans - to vote. Jon Cherry/Getty Images; Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Amazon said in a statement Tuesday that it supports efforts to "protect and expand" voting rights. But the company spent more than $500,000 last election cycle funding politicians who oppose those efforts. It also gave money to the Texas GOP, which has been passing restrictive voting laws for years. See more ...
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The ex-Presidents are on opposite sides, as Obama praises the MLB for pulling the All-Star Game out of Georgia, while Trump calls for a league boycott

Former Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump have weighed in on Major League Baseball's decision to move its All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to Georgia's new sweeping election law that imposes significant new obstacles to voting.
Tags: News, Obama, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Georgia, Stories, Mlb, Donald Trump, Major League Baseball, Trump


Governor Kemp reacts to All-Star Game decision

Former Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump weigh in on Major League Baseball's decision to move its All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to Georgia's new sweeping election law that imposes significant new obstacles to voting.
Tags: News, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Georgia, Stories, Donald Trump, Major League Baseball, Kemp


Obama congratulates MLB for 'taking a stand' against Georgia election law as Trump calls for boycott

Former Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump have weighed in on Major League Baseball's decision to move its All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to Georgia's new sweeping election law that imposes significant new obstacles to voting.
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Seattle Police Department had the most officers in DC on January 6. An investigation is underway to determine if they breached the Capitol, but advocates say the problem runs deeper.

Black Lives Matter protesters facing police in Seattle, Washington on July 25, 2020. David Ryder/Getty Images Seattle is reckoning with the news that at least six SPD officers were in Washington, DC, on January 6. The Office of Police Accountability is investigating whether those officers breached the Capitol. Mike Solan, the president of the Seattle Police Officers Guild, blamed Back Lives Matter and the far left for the riot. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Days a...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington, Trends, Fbi, Washington Dc, Portland, Associated Press, Npr, Lgbtq, Dc, City Council, Seattle, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Opa


Hunter Biden opens up about an emotional drug intervention by his father during the 2020 presidential campaign

Hunter Biden, left, and his father, President Joe Biden. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool Hunter Biden has opened up about an emotional family intervention during 2020 the presidential campaign. He described how his father, now the president, cried and embraced him outside their Delaware home. In this CBS interview, Biden's son described how "powerful" his addiction to substances was. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, has opened u...
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Seattle Police Department has the most officers in DC on January 6. An investigation is underway to determine if they breached the Capitol, but advocates say the problem runs deeper.

Black Lives Matter protesters facing police in Seattle, Washington on July 25, 2020. David Ryder/Getty Images Seattle is reckoning with the news that at least six SPD officers were in Washington, DC, on January 6. The Office of Police Accountability is investigating whether those officers breached the Capitol. Mike Solan, the president of the Seattle Police Officers Guild, blamed Back Lives Matter and the far left for the riot. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Days a...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington, Trends, Fbi, Washington Dc, Portland, Associated Press, Npr, Lgbtq, Dc, City Council, Seattle, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Opa


Atlanta Mayor says the MLB moving All-Star Game from Georgia 'is likely the first of many dominoes to fall' in pushback against new voting law

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File Mayor Bottoms said that the MLB's decision to pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta would hit the area hard. "Just as elections have consequences, so do the actions of those who are elected," she wrote. GOP Gov. Brian Kemp has lashed out at critics of the controversial new voting bill. See more stories on Insider's business page. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Friday said that Major League Baseball's decision...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Sports, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Mlb, Fox News, Baseball, Biden


Virginia is the first southern state to ban the 'trans panic' defense that previously gave lighter sentences to assailants claiming to react to someone's gender identity

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Steve Helber/AP Photo Virginia passed a bill nullifying the "gay/trans panic defense" on Wednesday. The defense has traditionally been used in murder and assault cases against LGBT victims. Virginia, with Gov. Ralph Northam signing the bill, is the first southern state to ban its use. See more stories on Insider's business page. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill Wednesday invalidating the "gay/trans panic" defense, which lawyers have previously use...
Tags: Politics, Law, Senate, Virginia, Lgbt, Nbc News, Trends, Research, Arkansas, House, LGBT rights, Mid Atlantic, Asa Hutchinson, Trans Rights, LGBT issues, Ralph Northam


Brazil records 70,238 new cases; Netherlands halts AstraZeneca jab for under 60s - as it happened

Country has registered more than 12.9 million cases; 10,000 appointments scrapped, reports Dutch news agency citing Netherlands health ministry Turkey records 42,308 new Covid cases in last 24 hoursCovid: seven deaths reported in Oxford/AstraZeneca UK recipientsPakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Philippines on England travel ‘red list’Curfews and quarantines: Europe’s Easter of Covid restrictions‘We’re in a really good place’: is Israel nearing the Covid endgame?US coronavirus – latest updates 12....
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White House Easter Eggs Depict Mask-Wearing Bunny

The tradition of Maine-made commemorative Easter eggs for the White House is continuing despite the pandemic.
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Schumer says the Senate will act on marijuana legalization regardless of Biden's position

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Alex Wong/Getty Images Sen. Chuck Schumer said that Democrats will "move forward" on a federal marijuana legalization bill. Schumer's stance comes as President Joe Biden continues to "study" the issue. The New York Democrat saw the legalization of recreational marijuana in his home state this week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York said in an interview with Politico that his...
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The White House's coronavirus response team fears a backslide as Covid cases steadily increase

When Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ditched her prepared remarks this week to voice a feeling of "impending doom" about rising Covid-19 cases, she flipped the script on weeks of hopeful news in the United States' fight against the pandemic.
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White House hits troubling pandemic crossroads as rising cases threaten progress

When Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ditched her prepared remarks this week to voice a feeling of "impending doom" about rising Covid-19 cases, she flipped the script on weeks of hopeful news in the United States' fight against the pandemic.
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Matt Gaetz's 2020 book about life as 'a fun-loving politician' in DC seen in new light after sex-trafficking allegations

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) awaits the State of the Union address in the chamber of the House of Representatives on February 4, 2020 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Quotes from Rep. Matt Gaetz's book are taking on new meaning amid a sex-trafficking inquiry into him. "Firebrand: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the MAGA Revolution" was published in September 2020. Gaetz is currently being investigated over possible sex trafficking. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
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Burpee’s Early Season Garden Writer’s Gathering

Last Friday I was invited to Burpee’s Fordhook Farm to participate in an Early Season Garden Writer’s Gathering. This event was an opportunity to tour the farm and trial gardens, explore an organic kitchen garden, attend gardening presentations, mingle with other garden writers and members of Burpee’s team, indulge in some great food, and other interesting activities. Part of the day’s focus was on the state of insect pollinators and the things that can be done t...
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Trump's last blunder. Small pizzeria in Italy sanctioned instead of a Venezuelan oil exporter.

The Trump administration mistakenly put two Italian companies, including a pizzeria, on a sanctions list. Getty images On Trump's last day in office, he ordered that sanctions be imposed on those in the Venezuelan oil industry. In a case of mistaken identity, two Italian business owners had their companies blacklisted. The owners of a Verona pizzeria and a Sardinia graphic design studio have been removed from the sanctions list. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Trum...
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Facebook says it has removed the account of Capitol attack suspect Noah Green, and is in contact with law enforcement as they conduct their investigation

US Capitol police officers near a car that crashed into a barrier. Scott J. Applewhite/AP Facebook confirmed to Insider that it removed the account of Capitol attack suspect, Noah Green. The suspected attacker has also been described as a Nation of Islam devotee. He reportedly posted content on Facebook about the "end times," as well as his personal struggles. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook has confirmed that it pulled the account of Noah Green, a suspect in ...
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Trump advised to turn his back on his right-wing protégé Matt Gaetz who faces a sex trafficking investigation

President Donald Trump takes a selfie with Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., in the House chamber after Trump's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on January 30, 2018. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Trump has been advised to refrain from publicly defending Matt Gaetz, the Daily Beast reported. Gaetz, who is a Trump loyalist, is currently facing a sex crimes investigation. Trump agreed to stay quiet but believes the allegations could be a "smear" campaign, a source said. See mo...
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Facebook says it has removed the account of the Capitol attack suspect, and is in contact with law enforcement as they conduct their investigation

US Capitol police officers near a car that crashed into a barrier. Scott J. Applewhite/AP Facebook confirmed to Insider that it removed the account of Capitol attack suspect. The suspected attacker has also been described as a Nation of Islam devotee. He reportedly posted content on Facebook about the "end times," as well as his personal struggles. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook has confirmed that it removed the account of Noah Green, who multiple outlets iden...
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After months of torture and imprisonment, Hamas told a Palestinian activist that he would only be released if he divorced his wife

Rami Aman, a Palestinian Gazan peace activist, holds note's in which he recalled his ordeal, during an interview on the roof of his family house in Gaza City, Feb. 10, 2021. Adel Hana/AP Photo Rami Aman was arrested for setting up a Zoom call between Israeli and Palestinian peace activists. He received pressure from Hamas officials to divorce his wife - the daughter of a high-ranking official. Aman eventually signed the divorce papers but remained in jail for two more months, AP report...
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Donald Trump is calling for an MLB boycott after the league said it would move its All-Star game out of Georgia. Conservative lawmakers discussed removing the league's antitrust exemption.

Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images Former President Donald Trump on Friday called for a boycott of Major League Baseball. MLB officials said the league would no longer host its All-Star Game in Atlanta. The move came in the wake of a restrictive voting law enacted in Georgia last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump on Friday called for a boycott of Major Le...
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Trump is calling for a MLB boycott after the league said it would move its All-Star game out of Georgia. Conservative lawmakers discussed removing the league's antitrust exemption.

Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images Former President Donald Trump on Friday called for a boycott of Major League Baseball. MLB officials said the league would no longer host its All-Star Game in Atlanta. The move came in the wake of a restrictive voting law enacted in Georgia last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump on Friday called for a boycott of Major Le...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Delta, Mlb, Baseball, Biden, Donald Trump, Coca Cola, Major League Baseball, Mike Lee


Here's what we know about the suspect that rammed a car into a barricade outside the Capitol, killing a USCP officer

U.S. Capitol Police officers near a car that crashed into a barrier on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 2, 2021. Scott J. Applewhite/AP A driver rammed a car into a barricade outside the Capitol Friday, killing one USCP officer and injuring another. The suspect, who multiple outlets have identified as Noah Green, was shot dead at the scene by an officer. Here's what we know about Green. See more stories on Insider's business page. A car rammed into a barricade outside the ...
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