5:18 PM / Thursday January 20, 2022


Afghanistan’s arc from 9/11 to today: Once hopeful, now sad

September 10, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Taliban fighters take control of Afghan presidential palace after the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Zabi Karimi) By Kathy Gannon ASSOCIATED PRESS KABUL, Afghanistan — It was Nov. 13, 2001. The sun had just begun to rise over the Hindu Kush Mountains when…

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Last troops exit Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war

September 3, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A U.S military aircraft takes off from the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Wali Sabawoon) By Robert Burns And Lolita C. Baldor ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — The United States completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan late Monday, ending America’s longest war and closing a chapter in military…

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Harris rebukes China in major speech on Indo-Pacific

August 27, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris delivers a speech at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore before departing for Vietnam on the second leg of her Southeast Asia trip, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Pool Photo via AP) By Alexandra Jaffe ASSOCIATED PRESS SINGAPORE — U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris delivered a sharp rebuke…

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Democrats unveil plan to update landmark voting law

August 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: From left, Transformative Justice Coalition President and Founder Barbara Arnwine, accompanied by the brothers of the late Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., Henry Lewis and Samuel Lewis, Democratic Texas State Rep. Ron Reynolds from Missouri City, the niece of the late Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., Angela Lewis Warren, and Rainbow Push Coalition National Field…

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Big win for $1T infrastructure bill: Senate shows it can act

August 12, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Vice President Kamala Harris arrives at the Capitol as the Senate convenes for a rare weekend session on the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) By Lisa Mascaro ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — With a robust vote after weeks of fits and…

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Biden’s judges: More diverse and more of them

August 6, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Ketanji Brown Jackson, nominated to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on pending judicial nominations, on Capitol Hill in Washington. With no Supreme Court opening to slow them, President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats are putting judges on federal trial and…

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Key details of the Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure plan

July 30, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., a key negotiator in the infrastructure talks, speaks to reporters as senators arrive for votes at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., chair of the Senate Budget Committee, met at the White House with President Joe Biden to address roadblocks on on…

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EXPLAINER: Why are Texas Democrats camped out in Washington?

July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Texas State Rep. Senfronia Thompson, dean of the Texas House of Representatives, speaks as Democratic members of the Texas legislature hold a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. Texas Democrats are starting a second week of holing up in Washington to block new voting laws back home. More than 50 Democrats in…

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Fighting The Big Lie

July 16, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: President Joe Biden delivers a speech on voting rights at the National Constitution Center, Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Joe Biden came to Philadelphia this week to talk about what his administration is doing about voting rights. But, if you were hoping he’d push for filibuster reform, you…

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Eric Adams wins Democratic primary in NYC’s mayoral race

July 9, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Mayoral candidate Eric Adams mingles with supporters during his election night party, late Tuesday, June 22, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen) By Karen Matthews ASSOCIATED  PRESS  NEW YORK  — Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has won the Democratic primary for mayor of New York City after appealing to the political center…

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