Virginia GOP completes sweep of elections with House win

Virginia GOP completes sweep of elections with House win

This post was originally published on this siteRepublicans also claimed the statewide offices of governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general in the Nov. 2 balloting.

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Bill would give Texas, Arizona, New Mexico materials to resume border wall construction themselves…

Bill would give Texas, Arizona, New Mexico materials to resume border wall construction themselves…

This post was originally published on this siteBill would give Texas, Arizona, New Mexico materials to resume border wall construction themselves, after Biden discontinued it Rep. Beth Van Duyne (R-TX24) All of George Strait’s exes live in Texas, but should the border wall materials be there too? Context As a 2016 presidential...

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Economy adds just 210,000 jobs in November even as COVID cases fall, schools reopen; unemployment drops to 4.2%

Economy adds just 210,000 jobs in November even as COVID cases fall, schools reopen; unemployment drops to 4.2%

This post was originally published on this siteThe economy added 210,000 jobs in November as COVID cases fell and more schools reopened for in-person learning. Unemployment rate fell to 4.2%.     

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38 House Democrats sign letter demanding Boebert be stripped of committee assignments for ‘weaponizing bigotry’

38 House Democrats sign letter demanding Boebert be stripped of committee assignments for ‘weaponizing bigotry’

This post was originally published on this site Thirty-eight Democrats from the House Progressive Caucus have signed on to a letter calling for leadership to strip committee assignments from U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), who was seen in at least three videos suggesting Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is a terrorist....

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Texas Democrats see focusing on power grid failure as a winning campaign strategy heading into 2022

Texas Democrats see focusing on power grid failure as a winning campaign strategy heading into 2022

This post was originally published on this site Texas Democrats want to talk about the power grid. Specifically, they want to talk about how it failed in February, how they don’t think enough has been done to fix it and why they believe Republicans in statewide leadership positions are the...

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AOC, Joyce introduce bipartisan bill for ‘immediate relief’ from cannabis convictions

AOC, Joyce introduce bipartisan bill for ‘immediate relief’ from cannabis convictions

This post was originally published on this site Drug war foes welcomed the introduction Thursday in the U.S. House of Representatives of a bipartisan bill to help states expunge cannabis convictions by reducing costs and red tape through a new federal program. “There is no justification for continuing to prevent...

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Senate averts initial December crisis with last-minute deal

Senate averts initial December crisis with last-minute deal

This post was originally published on this siteThe Senate averted a government shutdown that would have thrown President Biden’s agenda into limbo when Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) struck a deal late Thursday with conservative Senate Republicans to fund the government until…

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Georgia becomes ground zero for 2022 elections

Georgia becomes ground zero for 2022 elections

This post was originally published on this siteGeorgia is emerging as the most critical battleground of the 2022 midterm elections. With Stacey Abrams’s entrance into the governor’s race on Wednesday, Democrats landed one of their top recruits, one they hope will also lift up Sen. Raphael…

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Strong Job Gains Likely but Omicron Threat Looms

Strong Job Gains Likely but Omicron Threat Looms

This post was originally published on this siteLower Covid-19 case numbers probably helped fuel the U.S. economy and powered job gains in November, economists say, but the Omicron variant could put that progress at risk.

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