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Biden on disappointing jobs report: 'We knew this wouldn't be a sprint, it'd be a marathon'

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President Joe Biden said Friday the US economy is "moving in the right direction" but there is still a long way to go after a disappointing Friday jobs report fell well below expectations.

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Keisha Lance Bottoms on not seeking reelection: It's 'time to pass the baton on to someone else'

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A day after announcing her plans not to seek reelection, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Friday that it's "time to pass the baton on to someone else."

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Ohio GOP Central Committee votes to censure Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, calls for resignation

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The Ohio Republican Party Central Committee voted on Friday to both censure and call for the resignation of Ohio Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, one of their own members of Congress, for his vote to impeach former President Donald Trump earlier this year, according to a member of the Ohio Republican Party Central Committee and a spokeswoman for the state party.

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Texas House expected to pass election overhaul bill Friday

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The Texas House of Representatives is expected to pass an election overhaul bill Friday that would add new voting restrictions and penalties, the latest effort in a slew of Republican-pushed initiatives nationwide that seek to curtail voting access.

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Homeland Security reverses Trump-era DNA collection plan for immigration vetting

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The Department of Homeland Security on Friday withdrew Trump-era plans to vastly expand the collection of biometric data, including DNA samples, which would have been used for immigration purposes such as verifying family relationships.

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Covid-19 outbreak at US diplomatic mission in India worsens as State Department allows some employees to depart

1 hour, 57 minutes ago

There has been an outbreak of more than 200 cases of coronavirus at the US diplomatic mission in India, a source tells CNN, as the State Department this week authorized non-emergency government employees to depart the country amid a deadly surge of the disease.

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Democrats on Federal Election Commission denounce group's decision not to punish Trump over hush money payment to Stormy Daniels

2 hours, 50 minutes ago

Two Democrats on the Federal Election Commission are criticizing Republican members after the commission deadlocked and did not take action against former President Donald Trump's campaign related to the $130,000 hush money payment to Stormy Daniels on the eve of the 2016 election.

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As Trump loyalty trumps ideology, conservatives hold their noses for Stefanik

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Even as Rep. Elise Stefanik has consolidated her position as the likely replacement for Rep. Liz Cheney as the No. 3 House Republican, her voting record has raised concerns from some conservatives in the House and around Washington.

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The 'headache' Trump left behind for Biden on the White House lawn

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The project that's currently tearing up the White House's South Lawn initially landed on Donald Trump's desk.

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'Not who we are as a country': Elise Stefanik once harshly blasted Trump's rhetoric and policies

5 hours, 18 minutes ago

New York Rep. Elise Stefanik, one of former President Donald Trump's loudest defenders in Congress, once harshly attacked Trump over both his rhetoric and policies, claiming that she'd be an "independent voice."

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Wuhan 'lab leak' coronavirus theory in focus as House Republicans demand answers

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Congressional Republicans are leading several “comprehensive” investigations into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the possibility of an “accidental” leak from a Wuhan lab.

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GOP Rep. Barr to propose bill to equip FBI with resources to combat CCP 'espionage,' 'theft' at universities

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EXCLUSIVE: Republican Rep. Andy Barr is expected to introduce a bill Friday that would create an FBI initiative to root out Chinese Communist Party espionage and theft at higher education institutions in the U.S., Fox News has learned.

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Biden reacts to weak jobs report, says US 'still digging out of an economic collapse,' but on 'right track'

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President Biden on Friday said the country is “still digging out of an economic collapse” amid the coronavirus pandemic, but that the U.S. is on the “right track,” as the administration reported that the economy created 266,000 jobs in April.

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FEC drops Trump-Stormy Daniels hush-money investigation

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The Federal Election Commission on Thursday dropped the case examining whether former President Trump violated election law with the $130,000 payment made by his ex-attorney Michael Cohen to adult film star Stormy Daniels in the weeks leading up to the 2016 presidential election.

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Atlanta Mayor Bottoms says it's time to 'pass the baton' as she announces she won't seek reelection

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Bottoms announced in a letter Thursday that she will not seek reelection this year, saying, "it is with deep emotions that I hold my head high, and choose not to seek another term as Mayor."

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Liz Cheney, likely to lose House GOP leadership job, also facing serious challenge back in Wyoming

5 hours, 48 minutes ago

It’s all but certain that as early as next week House Republicans will strip Rep. Liz Cheney of her number-three GOP leadership position – but Cheney faces another major headache back home in Wyoming, as Republicans are plotting to oust her as the state’s lone representative in Congress when she’s up for re-election next year.

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Cuomo urged to make New York houses of worship 'essential' to administer vaccines

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New York City clergy members and activists called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week to designate houses of worship as essential.

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Texas Republican lawmakers advance elections bill

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Texas Republican lawmakers advanced an elections bill early Friday following hours of debate.

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DeSantis says Floridians receiving unemployment benefits will need to start looking for work again

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week said those residents receiving unemployment benefits will soon be required once again to show proof they’re looking for a job.

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LA County DA Gascón won't seek death penalty for pair charged with torturing, killing boy, 10

13 hours, 1 minute ago

A prosecutor with the Los Angeles County district attorney's office is blasting DA George Gascón's Thursday decision to drop the office's bid for the death penalty in the case of a woman and her boyfriend accused of torturing and killing her 10-year-old son.

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Biden’s land conservation program to rely on voluntary, local efforts

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The Biden administration will rely on “locally led and voluntary” efforts to meet President Joe Biden’s goal of conserving 30 percent of U.S. lands and waters.

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Biden on April jobs report: 'We're still digging out of an economic collapse'

39 minutes ago

President Biden delivered remarks after the Labor Department released their jobs report for the month of April. The U.S. added far fewer jobs than expected, and the president stressed the importance of the American Rescue Plan.

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Federal grand jury indicts former Minneapolis officers for violating George Floyd's civil rights

1 hour, 49 minutes ago

NBC's Pete Williams reports on a federal grand jury decision to indict four former Minneapolis police officers, including Derek Chauvin, for violating George Floyd's civil rights.

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Texas lawmakers advance restrictive election bill after Democrats' all-night fight

3 hours, 26 minutes ago

The Texas vote came after Florida became the latest U.S. state to enact restrictive voting laws, with Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signing the legislation live on Fox News' "Fox & Friends."

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U.S. embassy apologizes for asking Chinese students, 'Are you like this dog ... ?'

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“Spring has come and the flowers are in bloom. Are you like this dog who can’t wait to go out and play?” said the Chinese-language post.

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Here's why the Virginia GOP's nominating process for governor could be a mess

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First Read is your briefing from "Meet the Press" and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.

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Transgender community calls Caitlyn Jenner ‘out of touch’ amid Calif. governor campaign

5 hours, 12 minutes ago

As Caitlyn Jenner launches her California governor campaign, an appearance on Fox News is drawing criticism from the LGBTQ community with many calling the former Olympian “out of touch.” NBC News OUT reporter Jo Yurcaba explains how Jenner’s comments are impacting the transgender community and her candidacy.

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Reps. Gaetz and Greene kick off ‘America First Tour’ in Florida

5 hours, 26 minutes ago

Reps. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., and Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., are kicking off their “America First" Tour at The Villages, a well-known retirement community in central Florida. NBC News’ Leigh Ann Caldwell breaks down the goal of the tour and how other Republicans are expected to react.  

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Trump signed off on last-minute Medicaid changes. Now Biden faces the legal challenges.

8 hours, 35 minutes ago

A Medicaid lawsuit in Tennessee and similar ones in other states have Biden walking a legal tightrope to undo Trump’s Medicaid policies at a fraught time.

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms won't run for re-election

14 hours, 13 minutes ago

Bottoms got national attention after she was reported to be on a shortlist to be President Joe Biden's running mate last year.

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House members discuss their bipartisan immigration bill

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Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar and GOP Rep. John Katko are teaming up on a bill to address historically high numbers of migrants crossing the southern border into the U.S.

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Rikki Klieman discusses Giuliani search warrant on "The Takeout"

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Klieman also talked with host Major Garrett about Derek Chauvin's conviction in the killing of George Floyd.

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Virginia gubernatorial race one of the big ones to look out for on Election Day

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Virginia currently has two Democratic senators and a Democratic governor, but in tonight's gubernatorial race, this Republican candidate is seeking to pull an upset with his Trumpian message.

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2,100 kids crossed border alone after being expelled with families

16 minutes ago

They seem to have separated from their families voluntarily to try to get across the southern border.

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Space Force or Star Trek? Trump unveils new Space Force logo

16 minutes ago

"Star Trek" fans may set their phasers to stun after seeing the new Space Force logo.

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Biden argues economy improving despite April unemployment numbers

23 minutes ago

The U.S. gained 266,000 new jobs in April, falling far short of the 1 million economists expected.

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Donna Brazile on Democratic Party divisions, Clinton campaign

24 minutes ago

Explosive claims by former Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile are bringing attention back to the 2016 presidential race. In a new book, Brazile reveals the DNC struck a deal with Hillary Clinton's campaign in August 2015, trading strategic and financial control of the committee for fundraising and investment. Brazile joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her book, "Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-Ins and Breakdowns that Put Donald Trump in the White House."

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In Seoul, Trump appears to soften rhetoric against North Korea

31 minutes ago

President Trump arrived in South Korea overnight after a two-day visit to Japan. At a news conference in Seoul, the president said "a lot of progress" is happening on North Korea. He urged the North to "make a deal." Major Garrett reports.

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Trump takes aim at North Korea during Asia trip

46 minutes ago

President Trump reassured Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the U.S. commitment to ally Japan is ironclad, and he defended his tough talk on North Korea, during the first part of his trip to Asia. Margaret Brennan reports.

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Will calls for gun control be different this time?

47 minutes ago

On Capitol Hill, the debate has become as predictable as mass shootings themselves. Democrats pushed for stricter gun laws Monday, while Republicans pushed for patience.

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Live updates: Biden says jobs report shows ‘climb is steep’ in recovering from pandemic

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Biden, who is scheduled to speak from the East Room, is expected argue that more steps are needed in the wake of the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan that he signed into law in March.

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Despite Democrats’ late-night efforts, Texas House passes GOP bill aimed at tighter election restrictions

1 hour, 9 minutes ago

After a lengthy debate, the Republican-controlled state House advanced new voting restrictions in Texas.

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Lindsey Graham says Republican Party can’t move forward without Trump: ‘We can’t grow without him’

1 hour, 33 minutes ago

“Can we move forward without President Trump? The answer is no,” Sen. Lindsey O. Graham said in a Thursday interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity.

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she won’t seek reelection

1 hour, 36 minutes ago

The announcement from Bottoms, who was elected in 2017, stunned supporters in her city. She had been considered a potential running mate to Biden last year.

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The FEC’s inexplicable punt on Trump’s hush-money payments

2 hours, 3 minutes ago

The commission decided not to press forward with a case involving hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels, despite there being a proven crime and Trump being implicated in it.

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The FEC’s inexplicable punt on Trump’s hush-money payments

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The commission decided not to press forward with a case involving hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels, despite there being a proven crime and Trump being implicated in it.

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Tracking the political appointees Biden is nominating to fill the top roles in his administration

2 hours, 27 minutes ago

Follow the president-elect’s progress filling nearly 800 positions, among the 1,200 that require Senate confirmation, in this tracker from The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service.

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The curious stagnancy of employment numbers since September

2 hours, 44 minutes ago

Permanent unemployment has been flat since then, as have employment numbers among White workers.

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About those voters who left the GOP this year? Things have now normalized.

6 hours, 35 minutes ago

It was a change from the last two post-presidential periods, but a somewhat short-lived one.

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Won’t Seek Second Term

35 minutes ago

Ms. Bottoms, who was mentioned briefly as a potential running mate for President Biden, is the latest mayor to move on after a year of pandemic challenges and racial justice protests.

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Court Overturns Fraud Conviction of Corrine Brown, Ex-U.S. Representative

37 minutes ago

Corrine Brown, a Florida Democrat who served more than two years in prison after being found guilty of running a sham charity, was granted a new trial by a federal appeals court.

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Florida and Texas Join the March to Restrict Voting Access

2 hours, 18 minutes ago

The efforts in two critical battleground states with booming populations and 70 Electoral College votes between them represent the apex of the Republican effort to roll back access to voting.

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F.E.C. Drops Case Reviewing Trump Hush-Money Payments to Women

3 hours, 16 minutes ago

The case had examined whether Donald Trump violated election law with a $130,000 payment shortly before the 2016 election to a pornographic-film actress by his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.

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Republicans Attack Democrats as Liberal Extremists to Regain Power

4 hours, 18 minutes ago

As Democrats prepare to run on an ambitious economic agenda, Republicans are working to caricature them as liberal extremists out of touch with voters’ values.

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Virginia G.O.P.’s Choices for Governor: ‘Trumpy, Trumpier, Trumpiest’

8 hours, 5 minutes ago

As the party prepares to pick its nominee this weekend, the race embodies the collapse of Republican power in a state that has tilted more sharply to Democrats than perhaps any other.

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Russian Spy Team Left Traces That Bolstered C.I.A.’s Bounty Judgment

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But the U.S. lacked “evidence that the Kremlin directed this operation,” newly declassified information about the Russian team showed.

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F.E.C. Asks Congress to Ban Prechecked Recurring Donation Boxes

17 hours, 25 minutes ago

The recommendation by the election commission came a month after a Times investigation showed that Donald J. Trump’s political operation had steered many unwitting supporters into repeated donations through the tactic.

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Stefanik Moves to Oust Cheney, Resurfacing False Election Claims

17 hours, 59 minutes ago

Republicans say Liz Cheney, their No. 3, is being targeted because she won’t stay quiet about Donald J. Trump’s election lies. Her would-be replacement is campaigning on them.

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Pentagon Struggles to Wean Afghan Military Off American Air Support

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Afghan commanders are asking for more help from American warplanes, illustrating their dependency on American air power.

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Michelle Obama Says She Fears For Her Daughters Every Time They Get In A Car

2 hours, 53 minutes ago

"I worry about what assumption is being made by somebody who doesn’t know everything about them," the former first lady told CBS's Gayle King.

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There's Never Been A Good Argument Against D.C. Statehood

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Republicans (and some Democrats) say D.C. shouldn't become the 51st state. Here's why each reason they cite is bad.

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Laura Ingraham Makes Stunning Claim About Gender-Neutral Pronouns

4 hours, 37 minutes ago

The Fox News host was on brand in her rant about an education site teaching kids about they-them.

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Florida Newspaper Rips GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis For Acting Like ‘Tyrannical' Trump

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And "like Trump, DeSantis keeps revealing his thin skin," wrote the editorial board of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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Elizabeth Warren Doesn’t Believe The GOP Is Really Breaking Up With Big Business

7 hours, 5 minutes ago

“Actions speak louder than words,” the senator from Massachusetts said in an interview with HuffPost.

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Chuck Schumer Wants Biden To Cancel $50,000 In Student Loan Debt To Support Veterans

7 hours, 20 minutes ago

The president "is moving in our direction" after previously saying he would forgive only up to $10,000 per borrower, the top Senate Democrat told HuffPost.

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Josh Hawley’s ‘Canceled’ Whine Gets Thoroughly Debunked By CNN’s Brianna Keilar

7 hours, 43 minutes ago

“Just try to get away from Sen. Hawley. It’s like trying to escape the Kardashians," said the "New Day" host.

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Twitter Users Spot The ‘Embarrassing’ Part Of Ted Cruz’s T-Shirt Tweet

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"We all knew you were obsessed with yourself, but damn...," one person responded to the Texas Republican.

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Kamala Harris Goes 44 Days Without Visiting Southern Border or Holding Border Crisis Press Conference Since Given Responsibility

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Vice President Kamala Harris has avoided visiting the southern border and holding a press conference on the crisis for 44 days since assuming the role from the President. 

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GOP Rep. Cammack Details How Cartels Are Using Facebook to Smuggle Illegal Immigrants -- 'It's Absolutely Nuts'

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Friday on FNC's "Fox & Friends," Rep. Kat Cammack (R-FL) discussed her recent letter scolding Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for allowing human smugglers and cartels to "openly" operate on the social media platform.

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Carney: Job Losses for Women Suggest Closed Schools Are Dragging Down Job Growth

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The number of women working shrank in April, a surprising development in a rapidly growing economy.

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Soros-backed Los Angeles DA George Gascon Drops Death Penalty in Murder, Torture of 10-Year-old Boy

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Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascón has dropped a request for the death penalty for a woman and her boyfriend who are accused of murdering and torturing her 10-year-old son -- and the prosecutor in charge of the case is furious.

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Nolte: 883 News Media Jobs Already Axed This Year

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The business of the news media continues to shrink with the loss of 883 jobs already in 2021, or through the end of April.

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Video: Tom Arnold's Sister, 'The Queen of Meth,' Made $200,000 a Week Running Multistate Drug Operation

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Actor Tom Arnold's sister, Lori Arnold -- also known as the "queen of meth" -- made $200,000 per week running a multistate methamphetamine operation.

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Vaccine Passports in Michigan: Schools, Sports Orgs Require Proof for Testing Opt-Out

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Vaccine passports are now effectively in use in Michigan, based on an answer the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) gave to Breitbart News on Thursday.

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ESPN's Kellerman: We Are Seeing the 'Decline' of LeBron James

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This week on ESPN's "First Take," co-host Max Kellerman said Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is on the "decline."

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Billy Crystal Sounds Off on the Cancel Culture and Comedy 'Minefield': 'I Don't Like It'

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Billy Crystal is the latest Hollywood figure to come down hard against cancel culture and the current state of comedy. The former Oscars host also threw shade at this year's Academy Awards telecast, which was the lowest rated in modern Oscars history.

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Reports: ACLU Seeks EZPass Through Border for Selected Migrants

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The ACLU is advocating for President Biden to grant U.S. entry to some of the "most vulnerable" migrant families.

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