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Bidens announce their ‘beloved’ German Shepherd Champ has died

Bidens announce their ‘beloved’ German Shepherd Champ has died

The Bidens announced Saturday that their “beloved” German Shepherd Champ has died. “Our hearts are heavy today as we let you all know that our beloved German Shepherd, Champ, passed away peacefully at home,” President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden said in a statement. “He was our constant, cherished companion during the last…MORE

First on CNN: Biden administration moves to make gender confirmation surgery available through Veteran Affairs health care system

First on CNN: Biden administration moves to make gender confirmation surgery available through Veteran Affairs health care system

Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough is moving to make gender confirmation surgery available to transgender veterans through Veterans Affairs health care coverage, according to a VA department spokesperson. McDonough will announce the move at a Pride event at the Orlando Vet Center in Florida later on Saturday, according to the spokesperson. “We are taking the…MORE

New York City’s chaotic mayoral campaign is jolted by a late twist

New York City’s chaotic mayoral campaign is jolted by a late twist

The race to become New York City’s 110th mayor began in a pandemic-enforced bubble, with the campaign playing out in drab Zoom forums, on social media and through the press, where email statements took the place of live exhortations to swells of supporters. But with the city now open as vaccination rates climb and infection…MORE

Georgia removes 100,000 names from voter registration rolls

Georgia removes 100,000 names from voter registration rolls

More than 100,000 names will be removed from Georgia’s voter registration rolls in an attempt to keep the state’s voter files “up to date,” Georgia’s secretary of state announced in a statement Friday. “Making sure Georgia’s voter rolls are up to date is key to ensuring the integrity of our elections,” Republican Brad Raffensperger said.…MORE

The week in 15 headlines

The week in 15 headlines

President Biden wrapped up his first trip abroad with a long-awaited meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. In Washington, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the Affordable Care Act, meaning Obamacare remains the law of the land.  Monday Biden’s agenda hits roadblocks in Congress as he preaches democracy overseas Justice Department to ‘strengthen’ rules regarding seeking…MORE

Donald Trump endorses Kelly Tshibaka for Senate in race against Lisa Murkowski

Donald Trump endorses Kelly Tshibaka for Senate in race against Lisa Murkowski

Former President Donald Trump endorsed Alaska GOP Senate candidate Kelly Tshibaka on Friday, pledging to campaign against Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who voted to convict him of inciting the deadly insurrection at the Capitol on January 6. “Lisa Murkowski is bad for Alaska,” Trump said in a statement. “Murkowski has got to go!” Trump lambasted…MORE