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Supreme Court

Supreme Court will resume public tours

Monday’s announcement by the Supreme Court was a step towards resuming its practice before the Covid pandemic, which imposed strict restrictions on who could enter the building. According to the court’s website, the building will open to visitors starting Thursday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on weekdays, when justices are not hearing arguments. The court …

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Joe Biden

Biden urges legislators to take action to prevent a rail strike before the deadline

In a White House meeting Tuesday with top lawmakers, President Joe Biden called on Congress to prevent a rail strike. He warned that the economy would be at risk if Congress fails to act within the next few days. Talks between railroad workers and their employers seem to have stopped, which makes the possibility of …

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Mitch McConnell

McConnell, after Trump-Fuentes dinner. Anyone who meets with antisemites is ‘unlikely ever to be elected president’

Senator Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) appeared to attack former President Donald Trump Tuesday over his decision last week to host Ye and Nick Fuentes to dinner at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida. The GOP’s Senate leader, flanked by other top Republicans, opened his weekly news conference with the following statement: “First, I just want …

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Robin Vos

Robin Vos, top Wisconsin Republican, to meet with Jan. 6-panel Wednesday

Two people familiar with the matter say that a top GOP official from Wisconsin, who claimed former President Donald Trump called him to ask him to reverse the state’s 2020 election results, is set to appear Wednesday before the House panel looking into the Jan. 6 riot. The committee subpoenaed Robin Vos, Wisconsin’s speaker, this …

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