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House Committee on Ethics opening reviews of two lawmakers

House Committee on Ethics opening reviews of two lawmakers

A nonpartisan House panel has called on two lawmakers to face a broader ethics investigation after allegations emerged of improper use of federal resources. The House Committee on Ethics announced on Monday that it is continuing two investigations based on reports from October 2021 published by the Board of the Office of Congressional Ethics. The…MORE

Trump lawyer ordered to respond to January 6 committee subpoena for his Chapman University emails
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Trump lawyer ordered to respond to January 6 committee subpoena for his Chapman University emails

A federal judge is forcing a conservative lawyer who had worked with then-President Donald Trump’s legal team to respond to a House select committee subpoena of his former employer for his emails — setting congressional investigators up to receive access to information they’ve wanted for months but had not been able to get. A lawyer…MORE

Cleveland suburbs offer window into how pandemic policies could shape midterm election
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Cleveland suburbs offer window into how pandemic policies could shape midterm election

The political fight over pandemic policy is playing out in America’s suburbs, where some of the same voters — namely suburban women — who propelled Democrats to big wins in the 2018 and 2020 elections are now breaking ranks ahead of this year’s midterms. One window into the brewing fight is in northeastern Ohio. A…MORE

3 Maryland firefighters dead, 1 in serious condition after partial building collapse

3 Maryland firefighters dead, 1 in serious condition after partial building collapse

Three firefighters died and one was in serious condition after responding to a two-alarm fire at a vacant row home in Baltimore on Monday, Fire Chief Niles Ford said at a news conference. Four firefighters inside the burning home became trapped when the building partially collapsed, according to a tweet from Ford. One firefighter was…MORE

Biden caught on hot mic calling Fox reporter ‘a stupid son of a bitch’
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Biden caught on hot mic calling Fox reporter ‘a stupid son of a bitch’

President Joe Biden was heard calling a reporter from the Fox channel a “stupid son of a bitch” on a hot microphone following a White House event Monday afternoon. The President’s profane remark came as reporters were shouting questions while exiting the East Room following a White House Competition Council meeting on efforts to lower…MORE

Florida state GOP lawmakers advance bill prohibiting schools from ‘encouraging’ talk of sexual orientation and gender identity in some classrooms
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Florida state GOP lawmakers advance bill prohibiting schools from ‘encouraging’ talk of sexual orientation and gender identity in some classrooms

Florida state lawmakers advanced a bill last week that would prohibit some schools from “encouraging” conversations about sexual orientation and gender identity in classrooms with young students. HB 1557, titled the Parental Rights in Education bill, was passed by the state House’s GOP-controlled Education and Employment Committee on Thursday by a vote of 15-5. Though…MORE