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How Democrats are laying the groundwork now for a potential reconciliation bill

How Democrats are laying the groundwork now for a potential reconciliation bill

As the bipartisan group continues to educate their respective members on their $1.2 trillion infrastructure proposal, Democratic leadership and key chairs will crank up the work on a potential Democratic-only infrastructure bill this week, paving the way for Democrats to go it alone if they choose to do so. This week, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer…MORE

Trump-appointed head of DOJ’s national security division to leave at end of June

Trump-appointed head of DOJ’s national security division to leave at end of June

John Demers, the Trump-appointed head of the Justice Department’s national security division, is leaving at the end of the month as planned, a person briefed on the matter told CNN Monday. The national security division plays a large role in leak investigations and was involved in the records seizures that have become public involving members…MORE

Chemical fire in Illinois prompts authorities to order evacuations

Authorities in have ordered people near an industrial fire in Illinois to evacuate on Monday. The fire broke out in Chemtool Inc., in Rockton, a city about 15 miles north of Rockford near the Illinois and Wisconsin state line. “Rockton Fire has ordered a mandatory evacuation due to a chemical fire,” the police department in…MORE

Kevin Hart on cancel culture: ‘I understand people are human’

Kevin Hart on cancel culture: ‘I understand people are human’

Kevin Hart has had some experience with cancel culture and he’s not here for it. In a recent interview with the Sunday Times, Hart used some colorful language we won’t repeat here to talk about his disdain for the tendency to “cancel” people after they have publicly made mistakes. “When did we get to a…MORE

Justice Department to ‘strengthen’ rules regarding seeking congressional records, Garland says

Justice Department to ‘strengthen’ rules regarding seeking congressional records, Garland says

The Justice Department will “strengthen” rules regarding seeking congressional records, Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a statement Monday, following reports that the previous administration seized the records of journalists, members of Congress and their families. Over the last few weeks, it was revealed that during the previous administration the phone records from journalists with…MORE

Behind the scenes at the Westminster Dog Show

The inner workings of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show are all bark and no bite — mostly. On Sunday, a fluffy little Pekingese named Wasabi won Best in Show at the 145th annual event at the Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, New York, with his breeder, David Fitzpatrick, promising that the top dog was going…MORE

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