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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Wednesday, October 27, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (AP Photo) America ‘on fire’: Facebook watched as Trump ignited hate COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The reports of hateful and violent posts on Facebook started pouring in on the night of May 28 last year, soon after then-President Donald...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Tuesday, October 26, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: The Hill Manchin backs raising debt ceiling with reconciliation if GOP balks Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said Democrats should use arcane budget rules to raise the debt ceiling if they can't get a deal with Republicans. Manchin...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Sunday, October 24, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., a key holdout vote on President Joe Biden's domestic agenda, chairs a hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Biden...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Saturday, October 23, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP) GOP uses voters to push election reforms in unlikely states HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans have succeeded this year in passing a range of voting restrictions in states they...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Friday, October 22, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Supreme Court doesn’t block Texas abortion law, sets hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing the Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in place, but has agreed to hear...
  6. Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Thursday, October 21, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: USA Today US spy community fears global famine due to climate change WASHINGTON – The Biden administration’s top spies and scientists released the first-ever National Intelligence Estimate on the global security threats posed by...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Wednesday, October 20, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: A climate change demonstrator mocks Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., who has blocked President Joe Biden's domestic agenda, at the Capitol in Washington (J. Scott Applewhite) Biden touts middle-class values of his $2T spending plan...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Tuesday, October 19, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection voted unanimously Tuesday to hold former White House aide Steve...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Monday, October 18, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Crunch time: Biden faces critical next 2 weeks for agenda WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is entering a crucial two weeks for his ambitious agenda, racing to conclude contentious congressional...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Sunday, October 17, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: “It's just a fact that the trifecta doesn't come around very often, and doesn't last very long ... whatever our window is, we have to understand that it's fleeting,” said Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii). | Anna Moneymaker/Getty...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Saturday, October 16, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) Biden: ‘Democracy survived’ Capitol riot because of police WASHINGTON (AP) — Framed by the Capitol, President Joe Biden paid tribute Saturday to fallen law enforcement officers and honored those who...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Friday, October 15, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Biden open to shortening length of programs in spending bill HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday he would prefer to cut the duration of programs in his big social services and climate...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Thursday, October 14, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: .(AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez, File) Jan. 6 panel sets vote on contempt charges against Bannon WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has set a vote to recommend criminal...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Wednesday, October 13, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (AP Photo/Jenny Kane) Social Security COLA largest in decades as inflation jumps WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Tuesday, October 12, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) House sends debt limit hike to Biden, staving off default WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the House on Tuesday pushed through a short-term increase to the nation’s debt limit, ensuring the...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Monday, October 11, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (Joel Marinez/The Monitor via AP) Texas governor orders ban on private company vaccine mandate AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Monday to prohibit any entity, including private business, from...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Sunday, October 10, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (AP Photo/Abdullah Sahil) Taliban says US will provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — The U.S. has agreed to provide humanitarian aid to a desperately poor Afghanistan on the brink of an economic disaster...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Saturday, October 9, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (AP Photo/Abdullah Sahil) Taliban say they won’t work with US to contain Islamic State ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban on Saturday ruled out cooperation with the United States to contain extremist groups in Afghanistan, staking out...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Friday, October 8, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Biden won’t invoke executive privilege on Trump Jan. 6 docs WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Friday that President Joe Biden will not block the handover of documents sought by a House committee...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Thursday, October 7, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Senate dodges US debt disaster, voting to extend borrowing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate dodged a U.S. debt disaster Thursday night, voting to extend the government’s borrowing authority into December and...
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