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Anti-Defamation league calls on Fox News to fire Tucker Carlson after host embraces white supremacist "great replacement theory" on air

Fox News host Tucker Carlson Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt sent a letter to Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott asking for Tucker Carlson to be fired. On Thursday, Carlson openly embraced the white supremacist Great Replacement theory. The racist theory alleges that masses of foreigners are invading the US to strip white Americans of political power. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Anti-Defamation League has called for Tucker Carlson to be fired a da...
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Tennessee makes it possible to carry a handgun without training or a background check for most adults 21 or older

A Tennessee State Trooper stands guard on the grounds of the State Capitol Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. The FBI has warned of the potential for armed protests at the nation's Capitol and all 50 state capitol buildings beginning this weekend. AP Photo/Mark Humphrey Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill allowing most adults 21 or older to carry guns without background checks. The bill was signed on Thursday, hours after President Joe Biden issued executive orders on gun con...
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The federal sex trafficking probe into Rep. Matt Gaetz is looking at trips he took to the Bahamas, CBS News says

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., takes a question from reporters outside a closed door meeting where Catherine Croft, a State Department adviser on Ukraine, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper testify as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. AP See more stories on Insider's business page. The Justice Department investigation into whether Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz broke federal sex traffickin...
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The Arizona Senate rejected a bill that would have banned nearly all abortions

An activist in Ohio is seen holding a placard that says keep clinics open during a May 2019 protest. Photo by Megan Jelinger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Arizona's state Senate on Wednesday voted against a sweeping anti-abortion bill. If passed, it would have virtually banned all abortion services and instituted jail sentences for doctors who offered them. See more stories on Insider's business page. Arizona's state Senate on Wednesday voted against SB 1457, a sweep...
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Virginia General Assembly passes law allowing for legal possession of one ounce of Marijuana

The Virginia State Capitol in Richmond. Zach Gibson/Getty Images The Virginia General Assembly passed a bill on Wednesday allowing for the legal possession of up to one ounce of Marijuana. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Virginia General Assembly passed a bill on Wednesday allowing for the legal possession of up to one ounce of Marijuana.Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax broke a 20-20 tie in the Virginia Senate, moving the legislation forward years earlier than antici...
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Mike Pence to publish an autobiography in 2023 that will take readers through his time as Trump's vice president

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a visit to Rock Springs Church to campaign for GOP Senate candidates on January 4, 2021 in Milner, Georgia. Megan Varner/Getty Images Former Vice President Mike Pence is set to publish an autobiography with Simon & Schuster in 2023. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Vice President Mike Pence is set to publish an autobiography with Simon & Schuster in 2023, the publisher announced Wednesday."Pence will address the many pivot...
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Atlanta's mayor signs executive order with goal to 'mitigate' Georgia's new restrictive voting law

Keisha Lance Bottoms, Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia,speaks at the Concordia Summit in Manhattan, New York Reuters Atlanta's mayor signed an executive order, asking the city's chief equity officer to "mitigate" the impact of SB 202. SB 202, Georgia's new restrictive voting law, was recently signed by Gov. Brian Kemp. See more stories on Insider's business page. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed an executive order on Tuesday, asking the city's chief equity officer to ...
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Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte tests positive for COVID-19

Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., walks through the Capitol on Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has tested positive for COVID-19, according to local outlet KULR-8. See more stories on Insider's business page. Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has tested positive for COVID-19, according to local outlet KULR-8. The governor's wife is reportedly awaiting test results, and the two are quarantining for 10 days, according to the repo...
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Big win for Democrats: Senate parliamentarian to allow additional budget legislation to bypass potential GOP filibuster

The Democratic-majority Senate, led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, will help to confirm President Joe Biden's nominees and to enact his agenda. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Senate parliamentarian on Monday cleared the way for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to use reconciliation again. Reconciliation allows bills to bypass a potential GOP filibuster. This could have implications for President Joe Biden's infrastructure package. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
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Big win for Democrats: Senate parliamentarian to allow additional legislation to bypass potential GOP filibuster

The Democratic-majority Senate, led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, will help to confirm President Joe Biden's nominees and to enact his agenda. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Senate parliamentarian on Monday cleared the way for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to use reconciliation again. Reconciliation allows bills to bypass a potential GOP filibuster. This could have implications for President Joe Biden's infrastructure package. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
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Big win for Democrats: Senate parliamentarian to allow 2 more bills to bypass a potential GOP filibuster

The Democratic-majority Senate, led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, will help to confirm President Joe Biden's nominees and to enact his agenda. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Senate parliamentarian on Monday cleared the way for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to use reconciliation to pass two additional pieces of legislation. Reconciliation allows bills to bypass a potential GOP filibuster. This could have implications for President Joe Biden's infrastructure package. See mo...
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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...
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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...
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Rep. Matt Gaetz also showed photos of nude women to Florida political allies, WaPo reports

CHEYENNE, WY - JANUARY 28: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) holds a phone to the microphone as Donald Trump Jr. speaks remotely to a crowd during a rally against Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on January 28, 2021 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Gaetz and Trump Jr. added their voices to a growing effort to vote Cheney out of office after she voted in favor of impeaching Donald Trump. Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images The Washington Post reported that Rep. Matt Gaetz showed photos of nude women to people in Florida ...
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Pelosi ordered flags to be flown at half-staff after a Capitol Police officer died following car-ramming incident

The U.S. Capitol is seen past the Washington Monument as a flock of Geese fly over the National Mall on President's Day, February 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff at the US Capitol on Friday. A US Capitol Police officer died after an incident where a man rammed two officers with a car at a security barrier. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has ordered f...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis bans state agencies from issuing 'vaccine passports' and says businesses can't require them

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Joe Raedle/Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order banning "vaccine passports." The ban applies to state agencies and local businesses. The order comes after DeSantis vowed to oppose efforts for vaccine documentation on Monday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order on Friday banning state agencies from issuing "vaccine passports."Local businesses also can't require the vac...
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New York AG gathers personal finance records from Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg

(L) New York Attorney General Letitia James in August 2020. (R) Former President Donald Trump and former First Lady Melania Trump on January 20, 2021 Brendan McDermid/Leah Millis/Reuters New York State Attorney General Letitia James has secured personal financial records from Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg. The Washington Post reported that Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance has also started reviewing the records. Both offices are separately pursuing investigations against the ...
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A GOP congressman, a sex-trafficking probe, and a $25 million extortion plot: Here's everything we know about 'Gaetzgate'

Rep. Matt Gaetz confirmed he's a subject in a federal sex-trafficking investigation. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Rep. Gaetz is engulfed in a political firestorm amid news that he's under a sex crimes investigation. Gaetz claimed the investigation is part of an elaborate scheme to extort his family for $25 million. Both things could be true: Gaetz is under investigation, and someone later tried to extort him. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz sai...
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Inquiry into Rep. Matt Gaetz linked to larger investigation into former Florida official, and Gaetz ally, indicted on child sex trafficking charges, report says

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference being held in the Hyatt Regency on February 26, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Rep. Matt Gaetz is being investigated by the Department of Justice, according to the New York Times. The investigation is looking into whether Gaetz violated sex trafficking laws, The Times reports. The inquiry is linked to a sex trafficking investigation into Joel Greenberg, according to the Times. See more stories ...
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JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon defends voting rights following Georgia's new restrictive voting law

Mike Blake/Reuters JP Morgan Chase's CEO defended voting rights following Georgia's restrictive new voting law. See more stories on Insider's business page. JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon publicly defended voting rights, following Georgia's new restrictive voting law, the Election Integrity Act of 2021. He was one of the first major business CEOs to speak out after the law was passed last week, according to CNN."We regularly encourage our employees to exercise their funda...
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CDC director says data 'suggests that vaccinated people do not carry the virus'

Director of the Centers for Disease Control Rochelle Walensky speaking at a White House press briefing on March 1, 2021. White House/YouTube CDC director Rochelle Walensky said data suggests fully vaccinated people don't carry COVID-19. On Monday, the CDC released a study using real-world evidence, which showed that mRNA vaccines are 90% effective at preventing COVID-19 infections. Walensky elaborated on the optimism and "impending doom," she is feeling around the pandemic. See more st...
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Arkansas becomes the latest state to lift its mask mandate, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces

Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-Arkansas). AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo, File Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced on Tuesday that the state's mask mandate will expire at the end of March. See more stories on Insider's business page. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday that the state' mask mandate will expire at the end of March, according to local news station KHBS. This story is breaking. Check back for updates. Read the original article on Business Insider [Author:...
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Capitol riot suspect allegedly wore a shirt that said, 'I was there, Washington, DC, January 6, 2021' when the FBI arrested him

Jessica Marie Watkins (2nd from L) and Donovan Ray Crowl (Center), both from Ohio, march down the east front steps of the U.S. Capitol with the Oath Keepers militia group among supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 6, 2021. Both have since been indicted by federal authorities for their roles in the siege on the U.S. Capitol. Picture taken January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo A Capitol riot suspect was wearing a T-shirt with former President Donald ...
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Global NGOs call on the Biden administration to concoct a plan for sharing vaccine surplus with nations in need

Staff member handles AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines in storage at Region Hovedstaden's Vaccine Center, Copenhagen, Denmark February 11, 2021. Ritzau Scanpix/Liselotte Sabroe via REUTERS A group of NGOs is asking the Biden administration to distribute surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses globally. The letter called on President Joe Biden to engage in "vaccine diplomacy." On Monday, Biden said that 90% of Americans will be eligible for vaccination by April 19. See more stories on Insider's ...
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North Korea responds to Biden's criticism of ballistic-missile test, accusing administration of 'gangster-like logic'

Commuters watch a TV showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Joe Biden during a news program at the Suseo Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon North Korea has responded to President Joe Biden after he criticized their test of ballistic missiles. Top North Korean military official Ri Pyong Chol said the Biden administration, "took the wrong first step." This week marked the first ballistic missiles tested by North Korea und...
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Biden didn't call on Fox News during his first press conference. Reporter Peter Doocy said he had 'binders of questions'

President Joe Biden speaks about the Colorado shootings in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 23, 2021. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Fox News White House reporter Peter Doocy said he was snubbed at Biden's first press conference. Doocy said he had a "binder full of questions," to ask. Biden was asked about immigration, gun control, and revealed he plans to run for reelection. See more stories on Insider's business page. After President Joe Biden's ...
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Fox News reporter Peter Doocy claims he was snubbed at first Biden press conference, and that he had a 'binder full of questions' to ask

President Joe Biden speaks about the Colorado shootings in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 23, 2021. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Fox News White House reporter Peter Doocy said he was snubbed at Biden's first press conference. Doocy said he had a "binder full of questions," to ask. Biden was asked about immigration, gun control, and revealed he plans to run for reelection. See more stories on Insider's business page. After President Joe Biden's ...
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Photos capture Trump's personal Boeing 757 sitting unused at Stewart International Airport

Andrew Lichtenstein for Insider Insider can share exclusive photos of former President Donald Trump's grounded Boeing 757. One of the plane's engines appears to be broken and could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to repair, per CNN. The plane is tucked away in an area of Stewart International Airport in New York. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump's personal Boeing 757 has been sitting at New York's Stewart International airpor...
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13 members of the pro-Trump House Freedom Caucus refused to condemn Myanmar's generals who violently overthrew elected leaders

From left, Reps. Andy Harris, R-Md., Andrew Clyde, R-Ga., and Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., conclude a news conference with members of the House Freedom Caucus outside the Capitol to oppose the Equality Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, on Thursday February 25, 2021. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images A House resolution censuring those who carried out the Myanmar coup passed by a 398-14 vote on Friday. Over a dozen GOP Rep...
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In Atlanta speech, President Biden calls for an end to anti-Asian attacks and says that Georgia 'made it possible to pass the American Rescue Plan'

Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Biden and Vice President Harris spoke at Emory University in Atlanta on Friday. The two spoke about Tuesday's shootings and addressed the rise in Anti-Asian hate crimes. Biden said that, Georgia and its voters, 'made it possible to pass the American Rescue Plan." See more stories on Insider's business page. In heartfelt speeches on Friday, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris addressed Tuesday's shootings at Atlanta-area ...
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