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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Tuesday, March 2, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: White House pulls nomination of embattled budget chief pick Neera Tanden "I look forward to having her serve in a role in my Administration," Biden said, signaling that he'll find a job for her that doesn't need Senate approval...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Monday, March 1, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: U.S. faces 'unprecedented assault on democracy,' White House says, backing election reform bill The Biden administration backed Democrats' efforts to overhaul voting rules and turn over the process of drawing congressional...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Sunday, February 28, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Trump railed against the 'deep state,' but he also built his own. Biden is trying to dismantle it. The Biden administration has in recent weeks terminated or placed on leave several government employees placed into their jobs by...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Saturday, February 27, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: GOP rep headlines conference where organizers push white nationalist rhetoric The group's leader said of Jan. 6, "We need a little bit more of that energy." House passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief package. But what comes next...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Friday, February 26, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Biden: Strikes in Syria sent warning to Iran to ‘be careful’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday that Iran should view his decision to authorize U.S. airstrikes in Syria as a warning that it can expect consequences...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Thursday, February 25, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Getty Images Proposals to restrict voting gain traction in Republican states After a record turnout election that delivered Democrats the presidency and the Senate, Republican lawmakers in Georgia introduced legislation this week...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Wednesday, February 24, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: AP Photo - Susan Walsh GOP rallies solidly against Democrats’ virus relief package WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rallied solidly Wednesday against Democrats’ proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as lawmakers awaited a...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Tuesday, February 23, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Capitol defenders blame bad intelligence for deadly breach WASHINGTON (AP) — Faulty intelligence was to blame for the outmanned Capitol defenders’ failure to anticipate the violent mob that invaded the iconic building and halted...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Monday, February 22, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: U.S. Supreme Court sets the stage for release of Trump tax returns Donald Trump suffered a major setback on Monday in his long quest to conceal details of his finances as the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for a New York City...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Sunday, February 21, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Why a predictable cold snap crippled the Texas power grid (Reuters) - As Texans cranked up their heaters early Monday to combat plunging temperatures, a record surge of electricity demand set off a disastrous chain reaction in...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Saturday, February 20, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Congress aims to avoid politics with independent Jan. 6 investigation Experts worry it will be challenging to keep politics out of the inquiry. Updated 3:47 PM CST Biden’s 1st month was about erasing the mark of ‘former guy’...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Friday, February 12, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Bruce Castor (Senate Television via AP) Trump lawyers argue impeachment based on ‘hatred,’ not facts WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s impeachment lawyers accused Democrats of waging a campaign of “hatred” against the former...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Thursday, February 11, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (Senate Television via AP) Chilling video footage becomes key exhibit in Trump trial WASHINGTON (AP) — Chilling security video of last month’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, including of rioters searching menacingly for...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Wednesday, February 10, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Democrats argue Trump planted seeds of Capitol attack with false election claims Democrats on Wednesday argued Donald Trump planted the seeds for the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol long before Jan. 6 with false claims the 2020...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Tuesday, February 9, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Senate agrees to hear Trump case, rejecting GOP arguments WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial opened Tuesday with graphic video showing the former president whipping up a rally crowd to march to the...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Monday, February 8, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Trump's impeachment trial lawyers aim to shift blame; Democrats say he has no defense On the eve of his impeachment trial on a charge of inciting the deadly U.S. Capitol attack, Donald Trump's lawyers on Monday denied he had...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Sunday, February 7, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Biden administration suspends Trump asylum deals with El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras The Biden administration said on Saturday it was immediately suspending Trump-era asylum agreements with El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Saturday, February 6, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Wyoming GOP censures Rep. Liz Cheney for vote to impeach Trump The state GOP called on Cheney to "immediately" resign in their motion of censure. They also said that they intend to "withhold any future political funding" and asked...
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