President Biden delivered remarks on new measures his administration is taking to combat the spread of the omicron variant of Covid-19 amid the holiday season. The president announced thousands of additional testing and vaccination sites and the purchase of millions of at-home tests for Americans to order for free.
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How a wedding photographer and a donut shop owner got millions in a COVID testing operation now under investigation
While the Center for COVID Control failed to keep up with testing demands, the company's owners spent millions on luxury cars and homes, records show.
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Former Presidents and members of Congress don’t get salaries ‘for life’
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Oklahoma's Corporation Commission agreed Tuesday to drop its enforcement actions against a Panhandle wind farm operator that had unsafe equipment.
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China tells citizens to avoid mail from abroad and open packages with gloves, claiming that Omicron is spreading through foreign post
Experts say the coronavirus is unlikely to spread by mail as it does not last long on surfaces. But China said an Omicron case may have come this way.
A panel reversed the sanctions against state Sen. Sarah Eckhardt for incidents that occurred when she was a county judge in Central Texas
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Rep. Jim Jordan vowed Sunday to uncover what Dr. Anthony Fauci knew about the origins of the coronavirus pandemic if Congress flips back to Republican control after the 2022 midterm elections.
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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul hit back at YouTube "censors" on Saturday after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledged that cloth masks do not work as well against the coronavirus as N95 makes.
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In his first State of the Commonwealth address, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) asked the divided General Assembly to help enact his "vision of change," The Associated Press reported. "I'm asking each of us in this body, Republicans and Democrats alike, to come together," Youngkin on Monday told the Republican-majority state House and Democratic-majority state Senate. "To rise above the Richmond of division, special interests, the small and the...
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Poudre Fire Authority, Wellington Fire Protection District and the Larimer County Sheriff's Office assisted the Livermore Fire Protection District.
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Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy (La.) knocked President Biden on Sunday for "spreading things" that he claimed were "untrue" in last week's voting rights speech, suggesting the remarks will not help unite the country.Asked during an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union" about Biden's voting rights speech in Georgia, Cassidy said Biden made claims that were "misleading" and not helpful in the president's quest to bring Americans together."Now, if...
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Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Sunday said the Biden administration made a mistake by federalizing vaccine mandates "in ways that they didn't have to.""I think once the federal government, the Biden administration, stepped in and federalized aspects of this response, they owned it and created a perception that they alone could fix it," Gottlieb told moderator Margaret Brennan on CBS's "Face the Nation."The...
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The cement obstruction rests on private property. But some from the Shawnee Farms and Shawnee Hills subdivisions say it was placed there intentionally
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Seagrass is the unsung hero of Florida’s waterways.
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"Saturday Night Live’s" Weekend Update news segment didn’t hold back on President Biden’s struggles with his stalled agenda and tumbling approval ratings this weekend, comparing them to a cell phone's "power save mode."
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CQ-Roll CallWhen the Department of Justice indicted members of the Oath Keepers last week for their role in the Jan. 6 insurrection, one Republican official might have taken more notice of the arrests than others.Frank Eathorne, who was revealed in a leak last year to be one of 191 Wyoming-based members of the far-right militia group, was in Washington for protests on Jan. 6. But Eathorne is no rank-and-file fringe crank. He is the sitting chairman of the Wyoming Republican Party.That role has m
Sen. Mitt Romney says Biden was elected 'to stop the crazy' and argues that voters weren't asking him 'to transform America'
"Things are not going well," Romney said Sunday of President Joe Biden's tenure. "And the president needs to stop and reset."
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Wolf’s veto tally grew extensively during the pandemic and will likely expand during his final 13 months in office, as Republicans continue to largely bypass his agenda.
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The following is a transcript of an interview with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan that aired Sunday, January 16, 2022, on "Face the Nation."
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Many students are dispirited because as far into the future as they can see, the court appears likely to do more harm than good to democracy.
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