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Opinion | Mohammed bin Salman Is an Odious Murderer. We Should Help Saudi Arabia Anyway.
Change is coming to Saudi Arabia one way or another, and reform is better than revolution.
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‘Look What You Did to Us’: The Big Chill of Texas Politics
After the devastating freeze, Texans in blue cities blame the state GOP leaders for leaving them in the cold.
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FDA panel reviewing Johnson & Johnson vaccine says it has important advantages
The vaccine, which is given as a single dose and is easy to ship, appeals to officials struggling to vaccinate hard-to-reach or skeptical populations.
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U.S. diplomat openly calls for Christian nation-states, rails against Jews
Fritz Berggren’s hundreds of blog posts, videos and podcasts date back several years.
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United agrees to $49M fine for mail scan fraud
From 2012 to 2015, United submitted false delivery scan data.
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Intel report finds Saudi prince approved Khashoggi murder
But critics argue the new Biden administration sanctions don't go far enough.
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Biden promised a ‘fair and humane’ immigration overhaul. What he inherited is a mess.
“It’s one thing to make promises. It’s another thing to execute on those promises.”
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Biden ordered airstrike after determining Iran supported rocket attacks
The attacks and retaliatory strike marked the first major military action of the Biden administration.
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CPAC hosts booed for asking attendees to wear masks
"When you’re in the ballroom, when you’re seated, you should still be wearing a mask," CPAC deputy director Carly Patrick said.
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Canada approves AstraZeneca vaccines as Trudeau looks for rollout lift
Public frustration over the government’s vaccine plan has even hurt Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s approval ratings.
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House set to pass Biden’s $1.9T pandemic relief package
The bill would send $1,400 stimulus checks to millions of Americans, boost unemployment payments and increase the Child Tax Credit.
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Democrats renew push for war powers overhaul after Biden's Syria strike
"Offensive military action without congressional approval is not constitutional absent extraordinary circumstances," Kaine said.
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CEO of Canada's top pension fund resigns after getting Covid-19 shot abroad
Mark Machin has been president and CEO of CPPIB since June 2016.
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Liberal group targets Republicans who voted to overturn 2020 election
The Voter Protection Project expects to spend $10 million in total on midterm House and Senate races.
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The most important person you don't know
This week's episode of Nerdcast
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Harris gets a crash course on foreign policy
The vice president is trying to build up her relationships with foreign leaders and profile on the world's stage.
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Republican leaders split while CPAC prepares to unite around Trump
The annual confab is already showing how top GOP officials are making wildly different bets on the future of their party.
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How the left plans to shrink the Democratic establishment
Progressives are aggressively contesting upcoming special elections in deep-blue House districts. The goal? Electing the most liberal members possible.
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Trump shares plans for new super PAC in Mar-a-Lago meeting
The ex-president told political advisers Thursday that former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will run a new super PAC.
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‘Hard to see the path out’: Cuomo besieged as crises grow
"It appears he's earned himself a primary," said New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams.
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Unable to get U.S. vaccines, world turns to Russia and China
U.S. adversaries have taken the lead in shipping free shots overseas. Will the U.S. step up?
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‘Nobody Listened To Me’: The Quest to Be MTG
All Marjorie Taylor Greene ever wanted was someone to pay attention to her.
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Biden’s minimum wage increase runs afoul of budget rules
The Senate parliamentarian has issued a ruling that could jeopardize the rest of the president’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief package.
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McConnell would support Trump if he got 2024 Republican nomination
The remark comes amid a row between the former president and the Senate minority leader in the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol riots — an event for which McConnell blamed Trump.
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U.S. carries out airstrike in Syria after rocket attacks
The strike was defensive in nature, but was a response to the three attacks endangering Americans in Iraqi this month.
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House Democrats brace for floor fights with raw post-riot emotions
Unity tests are looming as many Democrats admit they’re still struggling to navigate a political landscape reshaped by the Jan. 6 insurrection.
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New York lawmakers grill Cuomo's health commissioner over nursing homes
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Minimum wage hike strategy vexes Senate Democrats
As both parties anticipate the Senate parliamentarian’s decision, there is no official Plan B.
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Historic LGBTQ rights bill passes — after exposing GOP divisions
Some Republicans worry that this week's controversial antics from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) have stomped on their attempts to sensitively communicate why they are opposed.
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Granholm confirmed to lead Energy Department
Jennifer Granholm’s nomination passed the Senate on a 64-35 vote.
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