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Biden declares ‘Kyiv stands’ in surprise visit to Ukraine

February 24, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: President Joe Biden walks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Cathedral on a surprise visit, Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, in Kyiv. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) By Evan Vucci, John Leicester, Aamer Madhani and Zeke Miller ASSOCIATED PRESS  KYIV, Ukraine — President Joe Biden paid an unannounced visit to Ukraine on…

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House GOP votes to oust Democrat Omar from major committee

February 3, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 25, 2023, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File) By Kevin Freking And Lisa Mascaro ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House voted after raucous debate Thursday to oust Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar from the chamber’s Foreign Affairs…

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Santos steps down from House panels amid ethics issues

February 3, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) speaks with journalists outside his office on Capitol Hill Jan. 26, 2023. (Francis Chung/POLITICO via AP Images) By Kevin Freking ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — Republican Rep. George Santos of New York told GOP colleagues Tuesday he is temporarily stepping down from his two congressional committees, a move that comes…

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A side-by-side look at the Trump, Biden classified documents

January 20, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: The letter from House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., to Debra Steidel Wall, archivist of the United States, is photographed Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. Newly empowered House Republicans on Sunday demanded the White House turn over all information related to its searches that have uncovered classified documents at President Joe Biden’s…

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Dems, GOP have distinct priorities for 2023: AP-NORC poll

January 6, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Linda Brown prepares bags of food to distribute at a food distribution held by the Farm Share food bank, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Miami. Long lines are back at food banks around the U.S. as working Americans overwhelmed by inflation turn to handouts to help feed their families. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) By…

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Black support for GOP ticked up in midterms

January 6, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Janet Piroleau poses for a photo on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at her home in Atlanta. Piroleau left the Democratic Party in 2016, during Trump’s first run for office, and now votes Republican. (AP Photo/Ben Gray) By Ayanna Alexander And Gary Fields ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — Black voters have been a steady foundation…

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Congress approves new election rules in Jan. 6 response

January 1, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Sunrise at the U.S. Capitol, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022 in Washington. The House and the Senate are set to pass an overhaul of the Electoral Count Act, the arcane election law that then-President Donald Trump tried to subvert after his 2020 election defeat. Democrats and Republicans have been working on the legislation since…

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NY Rep.-elect Santos investigated for lying about his past

January 1, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Republican candidate for New York’s 3rd Congressional District George Santos campaigns outside a Stop and Shop store, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Glen Cove, N.Y. Santos, who won a seat in Congress in the November election is under pressure to explain himself amid evidence that he fabricated parts of the life story that…

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GOP’s usual embrace of Trump muted after criminal referral

December 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A video presentation plays as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds its final meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) By Steve Peoples ASSOCIATED PRESS  NEW YORK — The Republican Party quickly and forcefully rallied behind Donald Trump in…

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Supreme Court admissions case could upend environmental justice laws

December 16, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: EPA Administrator Michael Regan stands near the Marathon Petroleum Refinery as he conducts a television interview, while touring neighborhoods that abut the refinery, in Reserve, La., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. Regan visited St. John and St. James parishes on a tour he called “Journey to Justice.” The five-day trip from Mississippi to Texas…

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