Abortion rights group endorsing 12 House Democrats

Abortion rights group endorsing 12 House Democrats

This post was originally published on this siteThe abortion rights group NARAL Pro-Choice America announced on Tuesday it is endorsing 12 House Democrats ahead of next year’s midterm elections as the abortion debate rages across the country. “As the right to abortion faces an existential…

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Kevin McCarthy urges Republicans not to retaliate against GOP colleagues who voted for Biden’s infrastructure bill: report

Kevin McCarthy urges Republicans not to retaliate against GOP colleagues who voted for Biden’s infrastructure bill: report

This post was originally published on this site On Tuesday, CNN’s Melanie Zanona reported that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) privately told his caucus not to retaliate against the 13 House Republicans who voted for the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, better known as the bipartisan infrastructure deal. According...

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Tinder, Match asking users to urge senators to pass Violence Against Women Act

Tinder, Match asking users to urge senators to pass Violence Against Women Act

This post was originally published on this siteTinder, Match and other online dating services are calling on their users to ask their senators to pass the Violence Against Women Act, as the House-approved bill to reauthorize the statute continues to languish in the upper chamber.The …

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Unvaccinated adults more than three times as likely to lean Republican: KFF analysis

Unvaccinated adults more than three times as likely to lean Republican: KFF analysis

This post was originally published on this siteUnvaccinated adults are more than three times as likely to lean Republican than Democratic, demonstrating the widening partisan divide in Americans’ vaccination status, a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis found. The analysis published Tuesday…

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Big Ag furious after EPA determines top herbicides driving vulnerable species toward extinction

Big Ag furious after EPA determines top herbicides driving vulnerable species toward extinction

This post was originally published on this site As Big Ag fumed Monday over a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency determination that herbicides including the endocrine-disrupting atrazine and carcinogenic glyphosate are likely to harm more than 1,600 protected plant and animal species, environmentalists pointed to the agency’s findings as proof of...

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12 states sue to block Biden vaccine mandate on health care workers

12 states sue to block Biden vaccine mandate on health care workers

This post was originally published on this siteA group of 12 states is suing the Biden administration to block its vaccine mandate for health care workers, contending that the requirement is unconstitutional and violates a number of federal laws.The lawsuit, filed on Monday, argues the…

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Jackie Speier will not run for reelection to Congress in 2022

Jackie Speier will not run for reelection to Congress in 2022

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) announced on Tuesday that she will not run for reelection in 2022, becoming the latest House Democrat to bow out of Congress ahead of what is expected to be a difficult election year for the party. “Today, I’m…

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Steve Bannon requests virtual hearing — and will be allowed to ask to leave the country

Steve Bannon requests virtual hearing — and will be allowed to ask to leave the country

This post was originally published on this site Steve Bannon surrendered to law enforcement Monday morning, and after being processed stood before a magistrate judge, waived arraignment, and was given instructions. Bannon will not he jailed pre-trial. He is to remain at his listed address (free to come and go,...

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