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Less than 1% of US elected leaders are Asian American, despite making up more than 6% of the US population

In this April 15, 2021, file photo, President Joe Biden, accompanied by from left, Vice President Kamala Harris, Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, Mark Takano, D-Calif., Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., and Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., speaks during a meeting with members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Executive Committee at the White House in Washington. Andrew Harnik/AP Less than 1% of elected leadership in the US are members of the AAPI community. But AAPI individuals make up more th...
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Pelosi mocks House GOP looking for 'non-threatening female' to replace Liz Cheney

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) mocked House Republicans for reportedly looking for a “non-threatening female” to replace No. 3 House...
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Sen. Alex Padilla moves to protect 1 million acres of California land

U.S. Sen. Alex Padilla introduced legislation Monday, May 3, that would protect and improve access to 1 million acres of land and 500 miles of rivers across the state, including more than 139,000 acres and 45 miles of wild and scenic rivers in Southern California. “Simply put, this is a big deal,” Wade Crowfoot, state secretary of California Natural Resources, said at a news conference Monday at Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area in Irwindale. “These natural places provide us inspiration, recreation a...
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Allies of GOP leader vow to oust Liz Cheney

Top allies of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) are vowing to oust Rep.
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Biden's first 100 days are a big break with the Reagan legacy. He says jobs and families need an active state.

President Joe Biden leaves the House Chamber with Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) after his joint address to Congress. Melina Mara/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Biden is spending big to expand the nation's safety net in the wake of the pandemic. In his first 100 days, he spent $1.9 trillion and pitched another $4 trillion to assist families and create jobs. "COVID has now created a stormwave of support for government," Barney Frank told Insider. See more stori...
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Liz Cheney says Trump is 'poisoning our democratic system' after he tries to label the 2020 election he lost 'the big lie'

Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., conduct a news conference after a meeting with the House Republican Conference on September 23, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images Donald Trump announced his intention to redefine the phrase "the Big Lie," which has been used for months to describe his election lies. Rep. Liz Cheney on Monday became a lone voice pushing back on Trump's attempt to repurpose the phrase. "The...
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Biden's first 100 days is all about jobs and families - and he's willing to spend big in a break with the Reagan legacy

President Joe Biden leaves the House Chamber with Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) after his joint address to Congress. Melina Mara/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Biden is spending big to expand the nation's safety net in the wake of the pandemic. In his first 100 days, he spent $1.9 trillion and pitched another $4 trillion to assist families and create jobs. "COVID has now created a stormwave of support for government," Barney Frank told Insider. See more stori...
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Sen. Tim Scott to meet with George Floyd's family Thursday

Scott, the GOP’s lone Black senator, has been in discussions with Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) and other Democrats about the prospects for...
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Biden said US adversaries see the images from the Capitol riot 'as proof that the sun is setting on American democracy'

President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress, Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, as Vice President Kamala Harris, left, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., look on. Melina Mara/The Washington Post via AP, Pool President Joe Biden gave his first address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday. Biden called the Capitol riot an "existential crisis" for America that "desecrated our Democracy." He also called for ambitious e...
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Harris and Pelosi make history at Biden's first address to Congress

History was written on Wednesday night when Vice President Harris and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) took their seats behind President...
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Historic photo marks the first time 2 women flanked the US president at a speech to Congress

Vice President Kamala Harris, left, greets House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., ahead of President Joe Biden addressing a joint session of Congress, Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Jim Watson/AP President Joe Biden made his first presidential address to a joint session of Congress. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Kamala Harris, sitting behind him at the rostrum, made history. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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Instreamatic Raises $6.1 Million Series A to Scale Interactive Voice Advertising

Investment will bring AI-fueled voice ads to more brands, audio and video content publishers, and consumers; Progress Ventures leads the round, with Accomplice and Google Assistant Investments participating PALO ALTO, Calif. – Instreamatic, providing an end-to-end voice AI platform for managing, measuring and monetizing conversations between brand and consumer, today announced it has raised $6.1 […] The post Instreamatic Raises $6.1 Million Series A to Scale Interactive Voice Advertising appeare...
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McCarthy won't say if Liz Cheney is still a 'good fit' for GOP leadership: 'That's a question for the conference'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., center, flanked by GOP Conference chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., left, and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., right, speaks to reporters following their leadership elections for the 117th Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Scott J. Applewhite/AP Kevin McCarthy declined to say whether Liz Cheney was still "a good fit" for GOP leadership. "That's a question for the conference," he said. McCarthy and Chene...
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The New York Post deleted 2 stories falsely claiming the Biden administration was gifting Kamala Harris' book to migrant children

Kicking off her book tour, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. speaks at George Washington University in Washington, in this Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, file photo. Books by and about Kamala Harris are proving to be a popular purchase following the election. The Vice President-elect is the subject or author of four books on the Amazon top 10 Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020 Sait Serkan Gurbuz, File/AP The New York Post deleted two stories it published falsely claiming Kamala Harris' book was distributed to ...
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Liz Cheney says McConnell, McCarthy are heads of GOP

House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney (Wyo.) said on Monday that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and Senate...
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Kevin McCarthy walks back initial claims on Trump's role in Capitol riot, defending the former president

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., Thursday, April 15, 2021, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin GOP Rep. Kevin McCarthy said Trump was unaware that the Capitol siege was happening on January 6. McCarthy previously told other lawmakers that he had a heated call with Trump to call off the riot. Trump was also watching the siege unfold on TV but did not issue a statement until hours later. See more stories on Insider's ...
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Kevin McCarthy says that Biden's first 100 days have been a 'bait and switch' between promising bipartisanship but governing 'as a socialist'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., Thursday, April 15, 2021, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Kevin McCarthy criticized President Biden's early tenure in office for its lack of bipartisanship. "I have not met with the president one time, nor had one conversation," he said. McCarthy said that Republicans could work with Biden on a more targeted infrastructure bill. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP H...
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Biden formally recognizes killing of more than 1 million Armenians as genocide

Chris Megerian WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Saturday formally recognized as a genocide the killing of more than 1 million Armenians starting in 1915, a label long used by historians but resisted by U.S. presidents to avoid angering Turkey, an important ally. The decision is a victory for Armenian diaspora communities, notably in Southern California, that have spent decades fighting for such recognition only to be repeatedly disappointed by previous presidents. It will buoy Armenia as well...
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Gold Rush Returning To CA? Company Works To Reopen Mine Untouched Since 1956 — But Protesters Oppose

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Republican House leader rejects George W. Bush's condemnation of the party as 'isolationist, protectionist' and 'nativist'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., center, flanked by GOP Conference chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., left, and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., right, speaks to reporters following their leadership elections for the 117th Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Scott J. Applewhite/AP House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy dismissed former President George W. Bush's recent condemnation of the GOP. Bush said his party had become "isolationist...
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Democrats avoid ‘confrontation’ with Maxine Waters over controversial Chauvin trial comments

Democrats heard the remarks of House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif. Waters pushed demonstrators to be...
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Sen. Warnock Ran on ‘Defund the Police’, Paid $137k for Armed Security

By Larry Keane U.S. Senator Rev. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) won his nail-biter senate contest by campaigning in part on a message of gun control and “defund the police.” IMG iStock-884183728 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- U.S. Senator Rev. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) won his nail-biter senate contest by campaigning in part on a message of gun control and “defund the police.” He called law enforcement “gangsters, thugs, bullies, and a threat to children.” He demeaned law-abiding gun owners from his own pu...
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Kevin McCarthy: Dems could have condemned Maxine Waters' rhetoric, but instead they condoned it

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said Wednesday on “Fox & Friends” Democrats could have condemned Rep. Maxine Waters’,...
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Maxine Waters takes victory lap on MSNBC after House GOP's failed effort to censure her over remarks

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., thanked her Democratic colleagues Tuesday after they sucessfully tabled a motion by Republican...
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Tammy Bruce torches Maxine Waters for violent messaging to protesters: This is ‘fraud of the left’

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., crossed a line by interfering with protesters in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota only to encourage more...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi thanks George Floyd for 'sacrificing his life' for racial justice

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks as Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, after the jury returned guilty verdicts on all three charges in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd. Scott J. Applewhite/AP House Speaker Nancy Pelosi thanked George Floyd for "sacrificing" his life for justice. A jury on Tuesday convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of Fl...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi thanks George Floyd for 'sacrificing his life' for justice

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks as Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, after the jury returned guilty verdicts on all three charges in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd. Scott J. Applewhite/AP House Speaker Nancy Pelosi thanked George Floyd for "sacrificing" his life for justice. A jury on Tuesday convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of Fl...
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Origins: The ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ of Reverse Mortgage Entrances

Orange, Calif.-based Ennkar, originally founded in 2014, reverse mortgage lenders for the first time according to data tabulated by Reverse Market Insight (RMI) in January of 2021, according to figures breaking out wholesale and retail endorsement data. Many people in the industry had seemingly never heard of this lender before they started seeing the company’s name in endorsement data and in RMD, but the story of its incorporation is one of real love for the industry and product category, acc...
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CNN's Don Lemon: 'People with half a brain' know Maxine Waters wasn't inciting violence

CNN anchor Don Lemon is the latest mainstream journalist to go to bat for Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., after she was accused of...
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Tomi Lahren blasts 'vile excuse for a human being' Maxine Waters for 'inciting violence' in Minnesota

Fox Nation host Tomi Lahren reacted on "The Story" Monday to Republican calls for Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., to be expelled from...
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