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Live stimulus updates: Senate braces for marathon debate on Joe Biden's COVID relief plan
Sen. Chuck Schumer said Democrats would be "on track" to pass the bill by March 14, when a federal boost to unemployment benefits expires.       
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What we know about the allegations of sexual harassment against Rep. Madison Cawthorn
Freshman Rep. Madison Cawthorn, a North Carolina Republican, is under scrutiny for renewed allegations that he sexually harassed college classmates.       
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Biden's controversial budget pick Neera Tanden withdraws from nomination process
Neera Tanden, President Joe Biden's pick for budget chief, has withdrawn her nomination after her tweets drew criticism from senators.       
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Biden says US will have enough vaccines for all adults by end of May
President Biden said the U.S. will have enough COVID-19 vaccines for every adult by the end of May, two months earlier than expected.       
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Biden: U.S. to have enough COVID-19 vaccines for all adults by May, school workers to receive first dose by end of March
Biden said there will be enough vaccine supply for every adult by the end of May and he set a goal of vaccinating school staff by the end of March.       
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FBI chasing 2,000 domestic terror cases; 'raw' warning was shared with police before Capitol attack, Wray says
FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday said a "raw" warning the day before the Capitol riots was shared extensively with Capitol Police.       
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OnPolitics: That's what he said
New week. New round of authorities answering questions on what happening during the Capitol riot attacks.       
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Andrew Cuomo is facing calls for his ouster. A key ally is urging Democrats to wait.
New York's Democratic chairman asks his fellow party members to hold off on taking action against the governor until an investigation is complete.       
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Supreme Court's conservatives question effort to unwind voting laws that critics say discriminate
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case about an Arizona law that bars groups from collecting ballots, known to critics as 'ballot harvesting.'       
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'We all want to know': FBI, Capitol police remain mum on what killed Officer Brian Sicknick
Nearly two months after the riot at the U.S. Capitol and the death of police Officer Brian Sicknick, information remains scarce about how he died.       
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Donald Trump, Melania Trump secretly received COVID-19 vaccine in January
At CPAC, Trump urged people to "go get your shot." The former president and first lady had COVID-19 last fall.      
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FBI Director Wray: 'Raw' warning about Capitol violence shared multiple times with police
FBI Director Christopher Wray said a "raw" warning was shared extensively with Capitol Police the night before the Capitol riots.       
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FBI director Wray: Racially motivated extremism makes up most of domestic terrorism cases
FBI Director Chris Wray warned of the threat of racially motivated violent extremism while testifying before the Senate.       
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Civil rights activist, Bill Clinton adviser Vernon Jordan dies at 85
Vernon Jordan was a close adviser to former President Bill Clinton.       
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Biden to announce deal between Merck, Johnson & Johnson to boost vaccine supplies
Merck will help produce Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine to boost supplies of the one-shot immunization.      
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How Cuomo's sexual harassment, nursing home scandals unraveled
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces rapidly growing scandals involving allegations he sexually harassed two ex-aides and downplayed nursing home COVID deaths.       
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Biden's COVID-19 relief bill includes an expansion of Obamacare. Here's how it would work
New insurance subsidies in Democrats' COVID-19 pandemic relief bill would be the first expansion of Obamacare since its 2010 creation.       
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Democrats left scrambling on a $15 minimum wage now that it appears left out of COVID-19 stimulus bill
Thirty-one states have a minimum wage law below $10. No state has a minimum wage at $15 or above, though the District of Columbia does.       
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FBI director Wray to testify before Senate for first time since Capitol riot
The last time Christopher Wray testified before a committee, the FBI director offered a now-prescient warning about domestic extremists.      
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Woman says Cuomo asked to kiss her at a wedding; harassment accuser also rips his apology
A third woman came forward late Monday to accuse Gov. Andrew Cuomo of an unwanted advance, this time at a wedding in 2019.       
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21 Republican governors attack Biden's COVID-19 stimulus bill for 'penalizing' their states
The governors say allocating relief funds based on unemployment would 'punish' those that didn't fully lock down amid the pandemic.     
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OnPolitics: How Biden is erasing Trump's immigration legacy
President Biden has started to unwind several of Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies.       
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At CPAC, Donald Trump targets the Republican Party of Liz Cheney and Mitch McConnell
Former President Trump told CPAC he wants to "get rid of" Republicans who oppose him and supported impeachment.       
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Andrew Cuomo: NY Governor's career in politics
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo is under fire over a nursing home scandal and claims he sexually harassed two former aides.      
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is accused of sexual harassment from two formers aides
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is under fire after two former aides went public with sexual harassment claims against him.       
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With scandals engulfing Andrew Cuomo, candidates eyeing 2022 run for governor
As Andrew Cuomo fights for his political survival, potential candidates for New York governor in 2022 are already eyeing a run. Here's a first look.       
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Trump, DeSantis favored for president in 2024 by CPAC attendees
Former President Donald Trump will remain in politics from his new home base of Florida, and his followers see Gov. Ron DeSantis as his heir apparent.       
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