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‘There’s no trust’: Pro-immigrant groups blasted Biden officials on a call Friday morning
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‘There’s no trust’: Pro-immigrant groups blasted Biden officials on a call Friday morning

Pro-immigrant groups and service providers blasted Biden administration officials Friday morning on a call on the heels of news that the Department of Homeland Security is preparing to revive a Trump-era border policy next month, according to sources familiar with the call. It’s the latest indication of tensions between the administration and its allies boiling…MORE

Biden’s Supreme Court commission is leaving everyone unhappy
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Biden’s Supreme Court commission is leaving everyone unhappy

As the Biden administration’s commission on the Supreme Court continues to meet, roll out pages of draft documents and engage in deep philosophical conversations about the past and future of the court, one thing is clear: No one is satisfied. That’s because conservatives, who currently enjoy a 6-3 majority on the court, think in large…MORE

‘Have you voted yet?’: McAuliffe and Youngkin seek Latino support in Virginia governor race
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‘Have you voted yet?’: McAuliffe and Youngkin seek Latino support in Virginia governor race

Leaning over a glass countertop displaying chorizo and carne salteada, Democrat Terry McAuliffe surveys the number of distinct nationalities he’s encountered touring Todos Supermarket in northern Virginia. “We got Peru, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Mexico,” noted McAuliffe, who first visited the grocery chain in 2013, seeking to court Latino voters during his initial run for governor.…MORE

Watchdog files Hatch Act complaint against Jen Psaki over comments on Virginia governor’s race
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Watchdog files Hatch Act complaint against Jen Psaki over comments on Virginia governor’s race

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington has filed a Hatch Act complaint against White House press secretary Jen Psaki, alleging that she appeared to have endorsed Terry McAuliffe during a White House press briefing on Thursday. According to the US Office of Special Counsel, the agency charged with investigating Hatch Act violations, the law…MORE

California man pleads guilty to making threats to journalist’s family over 2020 election
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California man pleads guilty to making threats to journalist’s family over 2020 election

A California man who was accused of sending threats to a congressman and multiple journalists has pleaded guilty to one count of making threatening interstate communications. At his change of plea hearing Friday, Robert Lemke pleaded guilty to the count related to a threat he made to a family member of a New York City-based…MORE

Democratic Senate candidates display fundraising might in third quarter
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Democratic Senate candidates display fundraising might in third quarter

Democratic Senate contenders in some of the most competitive races announced big fundraising hauls this week — as they prepare for a costly battle to preserve their party’s razor-thin majority in next year’s midterm elections. Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock, considered one of the Democrats’ most vulnerable incumbents, raised more than $9.5 million during the third…MORE

Biden gives some clues on potential compromises to his social safety net plan
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Biden gives some clues on potential compromises to his social safety net plan

President Joe Biden laid out areas of potential compromise to his massive 10-year spending plan during a speech on Friday at a childcare center in Connecticut. “I’m convinced we’re going to get this done,” Biden said of the ongoing negotiations during the first stop of his trip in Hartford. “We’re not going to get $3.5…MORE

Jill Biden makes high-stakes campaign appearances for the first time as first lady
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Jill Biden makes high-stakes campaign appearances for the first time as first lady

Jill Biden on Friday afternoon will flex her considerable campaigning muscle for the first time as first lady of the United States when she travels to New Jersey and Virginia. The first lady will be appearing alongside two Democratic gubernatorial candidates who are both locked in contentious battles with their Republican opponents. For Biden —…MORE

Biden speaks with Bill Clinton after former President’s hospitalization
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Biden speaks with Bill Clinton after former President’s hospitalization

President Joe Biden spoke with former President Bill Clinton on Friday after Clinton had been hospitalized for an infection, the White House confirmed Friday. “President Biden spoke by phone with President Clinton this afternoon,” White House deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told the pool traveling with the President in Connecticut Friday. “President Biden and President…MORE

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