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Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass pitches Rep. Barbara Lee to be the next U.S. Housing secretary

WASHINGTON — Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass is urging President Joe Biden to name a fellow California Democrat and progressive stalwart, longtime Rep. Barbara Lee, to be the next secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Bass said in an interview Tuesday. The Cabinet post has been filled on an acting basis by Deputy HUD Secretary […]

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Alabama

ALGOP chair joins chorus criticizing alignment of Easter, transgender visibility day | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Every March 31 for the past 15 years, the world has recognized March 31 as the “Transgender Day of Visibility.” This year, that day happened to align with Easter, which can fall any day between March 22 and April 25. But when President Joe Biden proclaimed March 31 as “Transgender Day of Visibility” as he […]

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Mayor Bowser orders DC employees to cut back on telework

Like many federal government employees, public servants in Washington, D.C., working for Mayor Muriel Bowser will be reporting to work in-person more often as lingering vestiges of the pandemic disappear. According to updated guidance posted by the district government and confirmed by a spokesperson, employees of the district will be shifting from two telework days […]

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Alabama

Alabama Rep. Mike Rogers launches probe into Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s secret hospital stay | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) on Tuesday launched a formal congressional investigation into Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s hospitalization, demanding a “detailed account” of his stay and how he communicated his absence to Pentagon and Biden administration officials.  The Alabama Republican called Austin’s effort to conceal his Jan. 1 admittance to Walter Reed […]

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Houston’s Citgo 6 honored by Mayor Sylvester Turner

Mayor Pro-Tem Dave Martin stands at left as Mayor Sylvester Turner honors members of the Citgo 6, Citgo executives Jose Pereira, Jorge Toledo, Gustavo Cárdenas, Jose Zambrano and Christina Vadell, right, daughter of a fifth member, Tomeu Vadell, Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2023, with a proclamation declaring Dec. 19 Citgo 6 Day.Kirk Sides/Staff photographer Mayor Sylvester […]

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Mayor Adams admits Dems ‘underestimated’ migrant impact, warns no federal help on way next year

Metro By Jorge Fitz-Gibbon Published Dec. 17, 2023, 2:28 p.m. ET Mayor Eric Adams on Sunday admitted Democrats “underestimated’’ the impact of the migrant crisis and added that he doesn’t expect the White House to suddenly step up to help the Big Apple in 2024. Hizzoner said the lack of aid from the Biden administration […]

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Alaska

Biden cancels Arctic oil drilling leases issued under Trump. Why it matters for the environment — and the 2024 election | #alaska | #politics

The Biden administration announced Wednesday it was canceling seven oil drilling leases sold by the Trump administration in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). “As the climate crisis warms the Arctic more than twice as fast as the rest of the world, we have a responsibility to protect this treasured region […]

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Doug Burgum Ends 2024 Republican Presidential Campaign | #alaska | #politics

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum is suspending his presidential campaign, ending a long-shot bid for the Republican nomination that outlasted some bigger-name rivals. Burgum announced his decision in a statement Monday, saying he remained “committed to improving the lives of every American by moving America 180 degrees in the opposite direction of Joe Biden.” Click […]

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Arkansas

Former President Trump receives endorsement from Arkansas governor | News

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders, has endorsed former President Donald Trump in his bid for a second white house term. In a statement- Sanders said, “It’s not a question between right versus left anymore. It’s normal versus crazy, and President Biden and the Left are doubling down on crazy.” She went […]

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Alabama

House Republicans are making a gamble with a possible Jim Jordan speakership | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  If House Republicans elect hard-charging Jim Jordan as speaker on Tuesday, they will be picking an election denier who is known for working to shut down the government rather than running it. The party would be ending its two-week speakership debacle, but it’d be elevating a ringleader in former President Donald Trump’s attempt […]

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