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Vice President Kamala Harris, tasked with stemming migrant flow, will visit US-Mexico border Friday

Harris will visit El Paso, Texas, Friday as the administration continues to grapple with high levels of migrants coming to the U.S.-Mexico border.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump will travel to the US-Mexico border with a group of House Republicans next week, per report

Former President Donald Trump participates in a ceremony commemorating the 200th mile of border wall at the international border with Mexico in San Luis, Arizona, June 23, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Trump will travel to the US-Mexico border next Wednesday with a group of House Republicans. The former president's trip comes amid GOP attacks on the Biden administration over its border policies. Trump made immigration a central issue of his campaign and administration. See more ...
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Kamala Harris to make first trip to the border as vice president this week

Vice President Kamala Harris will head to the US-Mexico border on Friday, a source familiar with the trip told CNN.
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Kamala Harris is set to visit the border

The vice president will go to El Paso this week. She has previously resisted calls to make the stop.
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Supreme court sides with cheerleader punished by high school over Snapchat post – live

Teen suspended after using swear words on social media postBiden and Harris criticized for not doing more to help voting rightsPresident to discuss gun crime prevention with attorney general Democrats seek way ahead after voting rights bill hits roadblock 3.46pm BST The Supreme Court is issuing a slate of opinions today. One just released is an 8-1 ruling against a Pennsylvania school that punished a student for cursing the school on social media after she did not make the school’s varsity c...
Tags: Supreme Court, Republicans, Senate, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Democrats, US politics, Maine, US Senate, Capitol Hill, US Congress, King, Kamala Harris

Democrats take aim at Biden and Harris over voting rights failure – US politics live

Duo could have done more to prevent Senate defeat, critics sayBiden to discuss gun crime prevention with attorney general GarlandDemocrats seek way ahead after voting rights bill hits roadblock 2.13pm BST Good morning – this is Lauren Aratani kicking off today’s politics live blog. After the Democrats’ major voting rights bill was killed in the Senate by a GOP filibuster yesterday, some Democratic progressives are hinting that the White House should have done more to prevent the defeat. They...
Tags: Republicans, Senate, White House, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, Gop, US politics, US Congress, Biden, Kamala Harris, HARRIS, Lauren Aratani, GarlandDemocrats

AOC slams filibuster rule after Senate Republicans block voting-rights act

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Monday, August 24, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/Pool Republicans used the filibuster to block progress of Democrats' major voting rights bill. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez criticized the rule, saying it gives a small group of senators too much power. She said "legislation should pass when a majority of legislators vote for it." See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized filibuster ru...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Trends, News UK, Kamala Harris, Aoc, Voting Rights Act, Tom Williams CQ Roll Call Inc, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ocasio Cortez, Rep Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Sinead Baker, Speed desk

Biden Faces Growing Pressure From the Left Over Voting Bill

Progressives are growing increasingly frustrated with what they see as a lack of action from President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on voting rights.
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GOP filibuster blocks Democrats’ big voting rights bill

By BRIAN SLODYSKO, CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats’ sweeping attempt to rewrite U.S. election and voting law suffered a major setback in the Senate Tuesday, blocked by a filibuster wall of Republican opposition to what would be the largest overhaul of the electoral system in a generation. The vote leaves the Democrats with no clear path forward, though President Joe Biden declared, “This fight is far from over.” The bill, known as the For the People Act, wou...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Supreme Court, Washington, Senate, White House, West Virginia, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Georgia, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Democrats, Gop

Senate Republicans block passage of Democrats' flagship voting-rights bill, dealing a major blow to progressives

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at a news conference on a voting-rights bill on June 15. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked the passage of Democrats' flagship voting-rights bill. S. 1 includes massive expansions of voting-rights and campaign-finance overhauls. With S. 1 filibustered, the path forward on voting rights is unclear. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked the passage of the For The People Act, Democrats...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Senate, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Kamala Harris, Voting Rights, Democratic, Monmouth University, Manchin

Man With Home ‘Military Outpost Bunker’ Pleads Guilty To Threatening Biden, Supporters

FBI agents found multiple guns and rounds of ammunition in the "back room" of the home of a man who pleaded guilty on Tuesday to threatening Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, as well as their supporters, the DOJ said. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Fbi, Extremism, Biden, Doj, Kamala Harris, 2020 Elections, Josh Kovensky

Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Candidates Biden, Harris

A Maryland man has pleaded guilty in federal court to threatening now-President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris before last year’s election.
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You Get Another Relief Payment?

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Senate Confirms Ahuja as OPM Director in Close Vote

With Vice President Kamala Harris breaking a tie, lawmakers installed the first permanent director for the federal government’s HR agency in more than a year.
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Facebook banned Trump - but his 'Team Trump' group is still running ads in his name

A screenshot shows the ads that "Team Trump" starting running on Facebook on Monday. Facebook "Team Trump" started running Facebook ads Monday, despite the former President's ban. The ads promote an upcoming Ohio rally and also ask for donations. Facebook says groups supporting the banned former President are allowed on the platform. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Team Trump" - the former President's political group - is running ads on Facebook despite Donald Tr...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, America, Trends, Social Media, Ohio, Facebook Ads, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Save America, Tech Insider, Team Trump, Katie Canales

Will any new sentencing issues be central to the new "comprehensive crime reduction strategy" soon to come from Prez Biden?

The question in the title of this post is prompted by this new lengthy CNN piece headlined "Concerns rising inside White House over surge in violent crime."  Here are excerpts: A nationwide surge in violent crime has emerged as a growing area of concern inside the White House, where President Joe Biden and his aides have listened with alarm as local authorities warn a brutal summer of killing lies ahead. Biden plans to address the spike in shootings, armed robberies and vicious assaults on Wedn...
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?

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Top financial regulators and Biden to focus on climate change at White House meeting – live

Biden to host Janet Yellen, FDIC chair Jelena McWilliams and others‘Financial risk of climate change’ to be discussed in meetingHow the rogue Trump DoJ trashed legal and political norms 2.33pm BST Good morning, Joe Biden is set to meet with financial regulators on Monday afternoon in the Oval Office, to discuss issues including the financial risk of climate change. Kamala Harris will also prioritize economic issues today, in a roundtable with a local union and on a trip to Pittsburgh to hig...
Tags: White House, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Janet Yellen, US Congress, Biden, Kamala Harris, Pittsburgh, Oval Office, FDIC, Trump DOJ, Jelena McWilliams

Juneteenth added to list of legal holidays, which sometimes affect taxes

Juneteenth, which first began in Texas, is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.  But today's Juneteenth celebrations are especially notable. This commemoration of June 19, 1865, the day when slaves in Texas got the official word that they were free. It's been a state holiday here since 1980. Now it's a national holiday. Officially, it's now known as Juneteenth National Independence Day. That name change happened when President Joe Biden, ...
Tags: Texas, Taxes, Congress, Washington Post, America, Joe Biden, United States, Kamala Harris, Internal Revenue Service, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Ms Lee, National Museum of African American History, Juneteenth, Annette Gordon Reed, Opal Lee, Smithsonian Magazine Meet

Nina Simone's Family Accuses Kamala Harris of Barring Them from Estate

Kamala's involvement in how Nina Simone's estate is handled has resurfaced.
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Nina Simone’s Family Blame Kamala Harris For Taking Singer’s Estate Away From Them

BERTRAND GUAY/AFP via Getty ImagesNina Simone’s daughter and grandchildren have declared they will no longer be silent, claiming her...
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Over 50 House Republicans call on Biden to replace Harris in leading immigration efforts at US-Mexico border

Vice President Kamala Harris listens as President Joe Biden speaks about distribution of COVID-19 vaccines at the White House on May 17, 2021. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Over 50 Republicans have called on Biden to replace Vice President Harris in immigration efforts at the border. "Harris has not yet shown adequate interest in observing this crisis first-hand," the group said. The administration has emphasized that Harris is not a "czar" in charge of managing the border. Sign up for the 10 Things...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, Congress, California, Mexico, White House, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Ice, Wisconsin, Migrants

GOP congressman lashes out at Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday: 'Are we going to do one for the Native American Indians?'

Rep. Ralph Norman of South Carolina. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Rep. Ralph Norman criticized the creation of a federal holiday for Juneteenth. "How many holidays do we want?" he asked. "Are we going to do one for the Native American Indians?" Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers delivered news of freedom to enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Wednesday, the House voted 415-14 to make Juneteenth, or June 19, the...
Tags: Politics, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Slavery, Republican Party, Biden, South Carolina, Amtrak, Kamala Harris, Abraham Lincoln, Jacquelyn Martin

Judiciary Delays Chipman Vote; 2A Activists Flood Capitol Switchboards

A vote on the nomination of David Chipman to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has been delayed until Thursday, June 24 by the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Screen snip, YouTube, Sen. Mike Lee) U.S.A. –-( The Senate Judiciary Committee has delayed voting on the nomination of retired federal agent-turned-gun control advocate David Chipman one week, until Thursday, June 24, and during that time, grassroots Second Amendment activists are expected to be flo...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Senate, Georgia, Capitol Hill, Goa, Dianne Feinstein, Kamala Harris, Lindsey Graham, Nra, Richard Blumenthal, Senate Judiciary Committee, Capitol, Tom Cotton, John Kennedy, Senate judiciary

56 House Republicans urge Biden to remove Harris from leading role on migration crisis

More than 50 House Republicans are urging President Biden to remove Vice President Kamala Harris from her role dealing with the migrant...
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Harris to Visit Pittsburgh Amid Push for Infrastructure Plan

Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Pittsburgh on Monday with Labor Secretary Marty Walsh.
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Pence criticizes Harris over declining to visit US-Mexico border

Former Vice President Mike Pence took aim at his successor on Friday at a conference for religious conservatives in Florida, criticizing Vice President Kamala Harris for declining to visit the US-Mexico border during a recent immigration-focused trip to Central America.
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HAPPENING TODAY: Vice President Kamala Harris coming to Atlanta

Atlanta will be getting a vice presidential visit with Kamala Harris arriving today to help push for more people to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Biden signs bill marking Juneteenth as federal holiday celebrating end of slavery in US – video

The US will officially recognize Juneteenth as a federal holiday on 19 June after Joe Biden signed a bill into law which commemorates the end of slavery in the country. The president described a day to remember the moral stain of slavery but also to celebrate the capacity to heal. Before signing the bill, Biden said: 'I’ve only been president for several months, but I think this will go down for me as one of the greatest honors I will have had as president'Juneteenth becomes federal holiday cele...
Tags: Race, US, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Biden, Kamala Harris, Juneteenth

Republican lawmakers are staging Trump-style stunts at the US-Mexico border to push 'crisis' agenda

Former President Donald Trump participates in a ceremony commemorating the 200th mile of border wall at the international border with Mexico in San Luis, Arizona, June 23, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The GOP has spent months manufacturing a "Biden border crisis" narrative. GOP reps and local officials have taken multiple trips to the southern border with props. For the GOP, the border is a space for political theater to boost 2022 midterm election chances. See more stories on Insi...
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