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Former White House spokeswoman Sanders running for Arkansas governor

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, backed by her former boss Donald Trump, announced on Monday she will seek the Republican Party's nomination

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Democrats may try to pass Biden's COVID bill with majority vote: Schumer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Monday that Democrats may try to pass much of President Joe Biden's coronavirus relief bill using a process that would bypass a

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Trump opens Florida office to push his former administration's agenda

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump opened an office in Florida on Monday that will handle his duties as a former U.S. president and seek to further his administration's agenda.

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House Democrats deliver Trump impeachment charge to Senate

By Patricia Zengerle and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives delivered to the Senate on Monday a charge that former President Donald Trump incited insurrection in a

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U.S. Senate expected to confirm Blinken as Secretary of State on Tuesday

By Patricia Zengerle and Humeyra Pamuk WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate is expected to confirm President Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of state, veteran diplomat Antony Blinken, on Tuesday,

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Biden overturns Trump ban on transgender people serving in U.S. military

By Idrees Ali, Phil Stewart and Alexandra Alper WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order that overturned a controversial ban by his predecessor on transgender

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Biden says Dems won’t have the votes to convict Trump at impeachment

President Joe Biden on Monday dealt senate Democrats a blow when he said in an interview that it seems as though they will be unable to convict former President Trump—once again—in an impeachment trial.

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Ingraham: Democrats 'using and abusing the troops' for 'political theater' after condemning Trump proposals

In her "Ingraham Angle" monologue on Monday, host Laura Ingraham said Democrats are misuing American servicemembers for "political theater" just months after they roundly condemned Donald Trump for considering deploying National Guardsmen to quell left-wing riots in major cities across the country.

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Biden declines to tell Chicago teachers refusing to teach in-person to go back to work

President Biden declined to tell Chicago teachers on Monday to return to school following a union vote over the weekend to defy a district order for educators to return to campuses in order to prepare to resume in-person classroom instruction. 

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Tucker: Democrats' sweeping 'For The People Act' would 'enshrine fraud,' as lawmakers seek to stifle dissent

Democrats will control the federal government for decades or more if a sweeping new proposal touted as comprehensive government reform becomes law, Tucker Carlson said on Monday.

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Trump creates 'Office of the Former President' in Florida

Former President Donald Trump on Monday established an official post-presidency office in Palm Beach County, Florida to oversee his affairs, Fox News has learned.

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Dem congresswoman wrongly claims to be only single mother of young kids in Congress

Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., got called out on Monday after her office incorrrectly claimed she was the only single mother serving in Congress.

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McConnell backs off Senate filibuster fight with Schumer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell backed off his demand that Senate Democrats preserve the procedural tool known as the filibuster, easing a standoff with new Majority Leader Chuck Schumer as the two negotiated a power-sharing agreement in the closely divided chamber.

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GOP Ohio Sen. Portman not seeking reelection, cites gridlock

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said Monday that he won’t seek reelection to a third term in 2022, expressing dismay with the deep partisanship and dysfunction in American politics.

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Pets are back: Biden's 2 dogs settle in at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The patter of paws is being heard in the White House again following the arrival of President Joe Biden's dogs Champ and Major.

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Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday approved President Joe Biden’s nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation’s 78th treasury secretary, making her the first woman to hold the job in the department's 232-year history.

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Biden orders COVID-19 travel restrictions, adds South Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday reinstated COVID-19 travel restrictions on most non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open borders.

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Biden tells Merkel he wants to revitalize Germany alliance

President Joe Biden told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday that he is looking to revitalize the transatlantic alliance with Germany, a relationship that became strained under former President Donald Trump.

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Rogen: Twitter Clash With Cruz Is More Than a Feud

Sen. Ted Cruz doesn't always fire back against his critics on Twitter—but when he responded to Seth Rogen last week, it sparked a clash that has lasted for days. The Republican has called the actor a "Marxist" and a "moron" and accused him out being an out-of-touch Hollywood elite,...

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Remember 'Emoluments'? You Can Forget Them Again

Donald Trump the citizen won't have to worry about two lawsuits filed against Donald Trump the president. The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed two cases brought against him under the Constitution's obscure emoluments clauses, reports the Hill . Justices didn't rule on the merits of the lawsuits, but they said it's...

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Josh Hawley's 8th-Grade Yearbook Had Telling Signature

Josh Hawley has been roundly condemned by Democrats in the wake of the Capitol riot because of his prominent role in backing former President Trump's election challenge. On Monday, however, the Missouri senator fought back in two notable ways. He scored the cover of the right-leaning New York Post with...

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Republican Senator Says He Won't Seek Reelection

Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio said Monday he won't seek reelection in 2022 and plans to end a career in federal government spanning more than three decades, per the AP . "It has gotten harder and harder to break through the partisan gridlock and make progress on substantive policy, and...

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Dominion Goes After Giuliani in Massive New $1.3B Lawsuit

Dominion Voting Systems isn't playing around. The election technology firm sued lawyer and Trump ally Sidney Powell in early January, followed by a threat to sue MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell , over false claims that its voting machines were rigged to shift votes from Donald Trump to Joe Biden. Now the...

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Huckabee Sanders Enters Race, Hits 'Radical Left'

Sarah Huckabee Sanders re-entered the political spotlight on Monday by announcing that she's running for governor in Arkansas, reports the Democrat Gazette . The 38-year-old previously served as President Trump's press secretary, and she now hopes to become the first woman to hold the seat her father, Mike, once had. Sanders...

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