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'We are running out of time': Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs urges Senate to pass voting-rights legislation

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs. AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs last week urged the Senate to pass voting-rights legislation. Hobbs said that Republicans are "are laying the groundwork to steal" the 2024 presidential election. The For the People Act will face a likely GOP-led filibuster on the Senate floor this week. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs last week urged the US Senate to...
Tags: Politics, Elections, New York, Congress, Senate, US, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, US Senate, Hobbs, Republican Party, Republican, Biden


Lindsey Graham calls the Democrats' voting-rights bill 'the biggest power grab' in US history, rejects Manchin compromise proposal

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks during a news conference in Washington on January 7, 2021. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday continued to reject the premise of the For the People Act. Graham said that he would also oppose Sen. Joe Manchin's compromise proposal. "We had the largest turnout in the history the US, and states are in charge of voting in America," he said. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. GOP Sen. Lin...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, US, America, West Virginia, Trends, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Gop, United States, House, Mitch McConnell


A leaked video of a Manhattan City Council candidate in a BDSM dungeon was flagged to the press by his campaign manager

Zack Weiner, 26, is "not ashamed" of the leaked BDSM footage. NYC Votes, Getty Images Zack Weiner, who is running for Manhattan City Council, had a BDSM video of him leaked on Twitter. The video was flagged to the New York Post by his campaign manager, the news outlet said. In a statement, he said that he is "not ashamed" of the video and called it a "distraction" from the race. See more stories on Insider's business page. A video of a 26-year-old Manhattan City Council candidate being...
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David Miliband charity pushes ‘white supremacy culture’, workers allege

International Rescue Committee hires law firm to review internal policies as leadership accused of ‘belittling and gaslighting’ staffThe International Rescue Committee reinforces “white supremacy culture”, staff have alleged, with the aid organization subsequently hiring a law firm to review its policies relating to discrimination, harassment and retaliation, the Guardian can reveal.Headed by former UK foreign secretary David Miliband, the IRC is a major NGO with 20,000 staff and volunteers and ...
Tags: Politics, UK, New York, Africa, US, Society, UK News, World news, US news, David Miliband, Aid, Global development, International Rescue Committee, NGO, IRC


Dem blasts Biden's decision to extend Canadian border restrictions another month: 'bulls---'

New York lawmakers are irate over the White House’s decision to renew the Canada border shutdown for yet another month.
Tags: New York, White House, Canada, Biden


These communities remain at high risk for dangerous Covid-19 variants rapidly increasing in US, expert warns

By Travis Caldwell | CNN The country continued this week on a path to reopening from the Covid-19 pandemic, with major population centers such as New York and California pulling back on restrictions following increased vaccinations and lowered infections. Yet with overall vaccination rates in the US slowing this month when compared to highs in April, health officials are raising awareness about the uneven distribution of vaccines in different parts of the country. “I’m very unconcerned for peop...
Tags: New York, News, California, Cdc, White House, Virginia, India, US, California News, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, United States, Maine, Washington Dc, Delta


Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You Get Another Relief Payment?

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Tags: Business, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, Pua, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


Department of Justice says anti-trans state laws targeting children should be thrown out

People take part in rally outside New York's Stonewall Inn in 2017. KENA BETANCUR/AFP via Getty Images The DOJ issued two statements of interest in lawsuits involving the rights of transgender children. The department argued that recent Arkansas laws restricting trans medical care for children violate the 14th Amendment. It also said West Virginia's law preventing trans women from playing on women's sports teams in schools violates Title IX. See more stories on Insider's bu...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Texas, News, West Virginia, Trends, Transgender, Arkansas, Department Of Justice, Doj, US Department of Justice DOJ, Stonewall Inn, Breaking, KENA BETANCUR, Trans Athletes


Group-chat bans and 'daddy issues': A report on Andrew Giuliani's campaign to be New York's governor highlights family drama

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and his son Andrew in 1998. Evy Mages/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images Andrew Giuliani's longshot NY gubernatorial bid was the subject of a New York Magazine profile. Strained family dynamics underpin the shoestring campaign, according to the magazine. Despite being a former White House aide, Andrew is reportedly not Trump's first pick. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Andrew Giuliani's gubernatorial bid was ...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Republicans, White House, New York City, Trends, Gop, Washington Dc, Republican, Rudy, Giuliani, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Long Island, New York Magazine


California Offering Free Six Flags Tickets To 50,000 Californians With At Least One Vaccine Dose

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is giving away more goodies to people who get coronavirus vaccinations and plans to make it easier to show who has been inoculated as health officials and businesses encourage people to get their shots so they can fully partake in the state’s newly reopened economy. A day after giving away $1.5 million each to 10 vaccinated jackpot winners, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced a new incentive: Six Flags locations are giving free tickets to 50,000 Californ...
Tags: Politics, New York, California, California News, Los Angeles, Ap, Hawaii, Michelin, Republican, Chamber of Commerce, Valencia, Gavin Newsom, Six Flags, Sacramento Calif, Cal OSHA, Newsom


Many States Ending $300 Federal Unemployment Benefits Early

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The Manhattan DA reportedly hasn't flipped the would-be star witness in its Trump investigation. Allen Weisselberg may be holding out for the best deal possible.

Donald Trump, Allen Weisselberg, and Donald Trump Jr. in 2017. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg reportedly still isn't cooperating with prosecutors. Legal experts say as a potential key witness, he may be holding out for the best possible deal. Weisselberg also may never cooperate with the Manhattan DA's probe into the Trump Organization. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Manhattan District Attorney's office is st...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Trends, Ap, Analysis, United States, New York Times, Manhattan, Times, Donald Trump, Richard, Barry, New York Police Department, Robbins, Trump


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez releases a video endorsing Maya Wiley for New York City mayor

, for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at the rally where she endorsed progressive candidates in upcoming election for city wide offices in City Hall Park. Lev Radin/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted a video backing NYC mayoral candidate Maya Wiley on Wednesday. AOC's endorsement earlier this month has coincided with a polling boost for Wiley. Ranked choice voting is new to this year's race, and early voting is underway. See more stories on Insider's bus...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, New York City, Trends, Manhattan, Wiley, City Hall, Eric Adams, Aoc, Yang, Quinnipiac University, Marist, Stringer, Scott Stringer, Brooklyn Borough


Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg could be charged as soon as this summer, report says

Donald Trump, Allen Weisselberg, and Donald Trump, Jr. at Trump Tower in New York City. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images The investigation into the Trump Org CFO appears to be nearing its end, The New York Times reported. Allen Weisselberg could be charged as soon as this summer, sources told The Times. A grand jury has been hearing evidence and prosecutors have his personal tax records, the report said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Allen Weisselberg, the Trump Organiz...
Tags: Politics, New York, Supreme Court, Congress, New York City, Trends, United States, New York Times, News UK, The Times, Manhattan, Donald Trump, James, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen


Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?

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Tags: Business, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Pua, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Missouri


Kevin McCarthy won't let go of the GOP's smear campaign against Ilhan Omar, but Democrats have moved on

Rep. Kevin McCarthy and Rep. Ilhan Omar. Drew Angerer/Getty Images; Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Kevin McCarthy is perpetuating the GOP's smear campaign against Ilhan Omar. McCarthy is urging Pelosi to remove Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Pelosi has already signaled Democrats want to move on from recent misleading criticism of Omar. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is calling for Rep. Ilhan Omar's removal from...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Minnesota, Republicans, Congress, Washington, Israel, US, Trends, Cnn, Afghanistan, Democrats, Gop, United States, Taliban


Evidence suggests COVID-19 was in US in late 2019

By Mike Stobbe | Associated Press NEW YORK — A new analysis of blood samples from 24,000 Americans taken early last year is the latest and largest study to suggest that the new coronavirus popped up in the U.S. in December 2019 — weeks before cases were first recognized by health officials. The analysis is not definitive, and some experts remain skeptical, but federal health officials are increasingly accepting a timeline in which small numbers of COVID-19 infections may have occurred in the U....
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You Get Another Relief Payment?

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Tags: Business, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Pua, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Missouri


New York lifts 'virtually all' COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately, Gov. Cuomo announces

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images State-mandated COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted in New York, with few exceptions. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the change, "effective immediately," on Tuesday. 70% of New Yorkers have got at least one COVID-19 vaccine, which was Cuomo's requirement for reopening. See more stories on Insider's business page. Coming out to a standing ovation in Manhattan's One World Trade Center, New York Gov. A...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, News, Cdc, New York City, Trends, Retail, Manhattan, Breaking News, Andrew Cuomo, Long Island, Albany, Cuomo, Mario Cuomo, Tim Scott


New emails show the Trump White House's brazen efforts to use the DOJ to overturn the election results

Former U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Lawmakers released emails showing how the Trump White House tried to use the DOJ to steal the election. An email with the subject line "From POTUS" pointed to purported voter fraud in Michigan and said the state "cannot certify for Biden." Trump's assistant also emailed top DOJ officials on December ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Supreme Court, White House, Trends, Pennsylvania, House, News UK, Michigan, Biden, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Committee, Michael, Trump


10 Things in Politics: The Trump Org. figures on prosecutors' radars

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:The 4 Trump Organization figures who could guide prosecutors through the company's financesJamie Dimon says JPMorgan is sitting on $500 billion in cash in anticipation of higher inflationThe 5 most popular places to move to all have good weather, lower taxes, and conservative politicsOne thing to watch for: ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Nbc, Congress, California, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, White House, China, Politico, Russia, New York City, US, America, Barack Obama


Rep. Steve Cohen says judging by Marjorie Taylor Greene's press conference she 'didn't learn a lot' about the Holocaust, after she apologized for previous remarks

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Republican of Georgia, speaks to reporters about her recent interaction with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of New York, as she leaves the Capitol after the last vote of the week. (Photo by Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Rep. Steve Cohen, a Jewish Democrat from Tennessee, said he appreciated Rep. Greene's apology. At a press conference, Greene distanced herself from comparing mask mandates and vaccine cards to the Holocaust. Still, she s...
Tags: Politics, New York, Nazis, Trends, Georgia, Cnn, Holocaust, Tennessee, Anderson Cooper, Hitler, Democratic Party, Capitol, Cohen, Steve Cohen, Greene, Bill Clark


A former top staffer in AOC's office said he left his position earlier this year because he 'couldn't afford the job'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., questions Postmaster General Louis DeJoy during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on slowdowns at the Postal Service ahead of the November elections on Capitol Hill in Washington,DC on August 24, 2020. Photo by TOM WILLIAMS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images A former AOC staffer said he left his position earlier this year because of low pay among Congressional staffers. In a Monday letter, the New York lawmaker called for a budget increase in orde...
Tags: Politics, New York, Congress, America, Trends, Living Wage, Getty Images, Washington Dc, House, Capitol Hill, Postal Service, Aoc, Hill, Congressional, House Committee, Rosa DeLauro


Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Possible?

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Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg worried about prosecutors getting his financial documents in 2018, ex-daughter-in-law says

Trump Organization CFO's ex-daughter-in-law Jennifer Weisselberg carries boxes of documents and a laptop giving to prosecutors outside her apartment in Manhattan, New York on April 8, 2021. Jeenah Moon for The Washington Post via Getty Images Allen Weisselberg took steps to avoid showing pay stubs as federal prosecutors investigated Michael Cohen, his ex-daughter-in-law says. He struck an unusual rental agreement that's now leading to her eviction, Jennifer Weisselberg said. The Tr...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Washington Post, Cbs News, New York City, Trends, Getty Images, United States, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Upper West Side, Barry, Justice Department, Trump, Donald


Kamala Harris did 'comprehensive' media training ahead of her heavily-criticized NBC interview, according to new report

Vice President Kamala Harris. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Vice President Kamala Harris received media training ahead of her first foreign trip, CNN reports. A Harris aide described the training as routine. She was specifically prepped on a border question that later landed her in hot water. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Ahead of her first foreign trip as vice president, Kamala Harris sat for extensive media training that involved polishing ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, New York, Nbc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, El Salvador, Honduras, Central America, Los Angeles Times, Kamala Harris, HARRIS, Caleb Howe, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


Meet NYC Mayoral candidate Ray McGuire, a former Wall Street exec who wants to accelerate small businesses to the top

New York City mayoral candidate Ray McGuire. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images Ray McGuire is a former Wall Street executive who is running for New York City mayor. McGuire wants to enact a job accelerator program that would bring back 50,000 positions at small businesses. As a political outsider, he says that he would bring a fresh perspective to City Hall. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. New York City may be a preeminent global financial capital, but the...
Tags: Politics, New York, Wall Street, New York City, Trends, Brooklyn, Harvard University, Queens, Local Government, Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Bronx, De Blasio, Coney Island, McGuire, Lower Manhattan


Bill Maher mocks moderate Democrat Joe Manchin as 'the most powerful Republican in the Senate'

Bill Maher, winner of the First Amendment Award, speaks to the crowd at the 26th Annual Literary Awards Festival at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills on September 28, 2016. Casey Curry/Invision/AP Maher took a dig at Joe Manchin, calling the Democrat "the most powerful Republican in the Senate." With a razor-thin Democratic Senate majority, Manchin's vote can make or break the legislation. Manchin continues to support the filibuster, arguing that senators should push for bipa...
Tags: Hbo, Politics, New York, Kentucky, Senate, White House, US, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Beverly Hills, Mitch McConnell, Biden, Cabinet, Elizabeth Ii


The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Zero Fail: The Rise and Fall of the Secret Service by Carol Leonnig

Zero Fail: The Rise and Fall of the Secret Service by Carol Leonnig NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “This is one of those books that will go down as the seminal work—the determinative work—in this field. . . . Terrifying.”—Rachel Maddow The first definitive account of the rise and fall of the Secret Service, from the Kennedy assassination to the alarming mismanagement of the Obama and Trump years, right up to the insurrection at the Capitol on January 6—by the Pulitzer Prize winner and #1 ...
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New Yorkers who don't identify as male or female can use 'X' to designate their gender on driver's licenses and other government documents, new bill says

Gay pride flags decorate the Stonewall National Monument at Christopher Park in front of the Stonewall Inn on June 02, 2021 in New York City. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images New York lawmakers passed Friday a bill to allow a third option for a person's gender on official documents. People who do not identify as either male or female would be able to mark their gender as "X." The Biden administration hinted previously it could adopt a similar policy at the national level. See more stories on ...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, California, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Wisconsin, Manhattan, Lgbtq, Biden, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Daily News



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