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The Policy of Truth

January 21, 2021

For the first time in three years, I watched a presidential news briefing on Wednesday. And I didn’t have a headache afterward. By Denise Clay-Murray “Recent weeks and months have taught us a painful lesson. There is truth and there are lies, lies told for power and for profit. And each of us has a…

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Trump supporters storm US Capitol, lawmakers evacuated

January 8, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Trump supporters gather on the Washington Monument grounds in advance of a rally Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. As Congress prepares to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, thousands of people have gathered to show their support for President Donald Trump and his baseless claims of election fraud. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) By Lisa…

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Pence defies Trump, affirms Biden’s win

January 7, 2021

By JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence defied President Donald Trump early Thursday morning as he affirmed President-elect Joe Biden’s November victory, putting an end to Trump’s futile efforts to subvert American democracy and overturn the results of the election. In a move that infuriated Trump and left his…

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Treason: Lawmakers vow to investigate police after Capitol breach, taking selfies with angry white mob inside during seige

January 7, 2021

Above Photo Rep. Val Demings Florida/Youtube screenshot By MATTHEW DALY WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are vowing an investigation into how law enforcement handled Wednesday’s violent breach at the Capitol, questioning whether a lack of preparedness allowed a mob to occupy and vandalize the building. U.S. Capitol Police, who are charged with protecting Congress, turned to…

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Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Dems Senate control

January 6, 2021

By STEVE PEOPLES, BILL BARROW and RUSS BYNUM ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes were counted Wednesday, serving President Donald Trump a stunning defeat in his turbulent final days in office while dramatically improving the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s…

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Congress set to confirm Biden’s electoral win over Trump

January 6, 2021

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s extraordinary effort to overturn the presidential election is going before Congress as lawmakers convene for a joint session to confirm the Electoral College vote won by Joe Biden. The typically routine proceeding Wednesday will be anything but, a political confrontation unseen since…

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No charges against Wisconsin officer who shot Jacob Blake

January 5, 2021

Above Photo: Youtube screenshot/Jacob Blake By TODD RICHMOND and MICHAEL TARM KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin prosecutor announced Tuesday that he will not file criminal charges against a white police officer who shot a Black man in the back in Kenosha last summer, leaving him paralyzed and setting off sometimes violent protests in the…

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Electoral College makes it official: Biden won, Trump lost

December 17, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: President-elect Joe Biden speaks after the Electoral College formally elected him as president, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) By Mark Sherman ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — The Electoral College formally chose Joe Biden on Monday as the nation’s next president, giving him a solid electoral…

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