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2 weeks ago
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SC joins lawsuit to block Biden's student loan repayment plan - ABC Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is part of a group of Attorney Generals suing the federal government over President Joe Biden's student loan forgiveness program.
WCIV
2 weeks ago
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AG Wilson, 10-state coalition sue Biden over student loan forgiveness plan

Attorney General Alan Wilson joined a coalition of 10 states in suing the Biden Administration over the latest student loan forgiveness plan.
Forbes
2 weeks ago
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Student Loan Payments Could Increase For 7.5 Million People If GOP Suit Against Biden Succeeds

WASHINGTON, DC March 26, 2024: President Joe Biden delivers remarks in the Roosevelt Room of the ... [+]
Newsweek
2 weeks ago
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Student loan forgiveness reversed for one borrower

New Jersey resident Richard Nardelli was overjoyed the day he found out his student loan debt had been forgiven under President Joe Biden's new income-driven repayment plan options.
UPI
2 weeks ago
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Kansas, other Republican states sue Biden over student loan forgiveness - UPI.com

March 29 (UPI) -- Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach led a coalition of 10 other states on Thursday in suing the Biden administration over its student loan forgiveness efforts, charging that President Joe Biden is trying to circumvent Congress and the Supreme Court.
www.cnn.com
2 weeks ago
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Why student loan forgiveness remains a key issue for the Biden campaign even after Supreme Court loss

When Americans head to the polls in November, President Joe Biden will have had a direct effect on the household finances of about 4 million of them: He canceled their student loan debt.
Cbsnews
2 weeks ago
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Federal court reinstates lines for South Carolina congressional district despite racial gerrymander ruling

Washington - A panel of federal district court judges in South Carolina said Thursday that the 2024 elections for a congressional district in the state can be conducted using a map it determined was racially gerrymandered.
The Mercury News
2 weeks ago
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Challenged ballots and a potential recount: Here's how the congressional District 16 race could play out

For weeks, the political drama surrounding the stunningly close congressional District 16 race in California has captivated onlookers with its razor-thin margins and the almost daily swing in the leading candidate for the coveted second spot on the November ballot.
ABC News
2 weeks ago
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Which states could get new congressional maps in 2024?

After the 2020 census, each state redrew its congressional district lines (if it had more than one seat) and its state legislative districts.
The Mercury News
2 weeks ago
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With only a few days left to count, Joe Simitian leads Evan Low by four votes in the Congressional District 16 race

With only a few days left to count the remaining ballots, Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian has a four-vote lead on Assemblymember Evan Low in California's District 16 congressional race as the two battle it out for the second spot in the general election.
WHP
2 weeks ago
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Face the State | Candidates Forum, 10th Congressional District Pt. 2

WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg provides local news, weather, sports, community events and items of interest for Harrisburg Lancaster Lebanon York and nearby towns and communities in the greater Harrisburg area including, Hershey, Hummelstown, Palmyra, Jonestown, Annville, Gettysburg, East Berlin, New Oxford, Littlestown, Biglerville, New Cumberland, Lemoyne, Wormleysburg, Camp Hill, Mechanicsburg, Carlisle, Shippensburg, Newville, Middletown, Halifax, Steelton, Mount Joy, Elizabethtown, Lititz, Millersville, Columbia, Quarryville, Ephrata, New Holland, Dillsburg, Etters, Enola, Lewisberry, Manchester, Red Lion, Glen Rock, Shrewsbury, Dallastown, Hanover, Chambersburg, Mont Alto, Greencastle, Fayetteville, Mercersburg, Waynesboro, Chambersburg, Reading, Newport, New Bloomfield, Marysville, Duncannon, New Buffalo.
WCIV
2 weeks ago
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Mac Deford announces key endorsements in bid for SC's 1st Congressional District

Mac Deford, a Democratic candidate looking to unseat Rep. Nancy Mace in South Carolina's 1st Congressional District, released his first round of endorsements for his campaign Monday.
PoliticsPA
2 weeks ago
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Voter Registration by Congressional District

What are the top Congressional races to watch in the Commonwealth this election cycle?
Take a look at our voter registration numbers by district.
Yahoo News
2 weeks ago
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In a Tight Battle for the House, the Congressional Map Is Largely Settled

With just over eight months until Election Day, the shifting sands of the redistricting battles have largely settled, with congressional districts now mostly set for what will be a very tightly contested battle for control of the House of Representatives.
NBC News
2 weeks ago
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South Carolina will use district map previously deemed illegal in 2024 House election

Due to a delayed Supreme Court ruling, South Carolina will be the latest state allowed to use an unconstitutional congressional map.
Cbsnews
2 weeks ago
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Greg Lopez wins nomination for special election, will run to serve remainder of Ken Buck's term in Congressional District 4

/ CBS Colorado
Greg Lopez wins nomination for special election, will serve remainder of Buck's term
MercuryOSS
2 weeks ago
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Senate Republican Leaders Hold News Conference

October 18, 2023 Based on what I've seen, it appears as though it was done by the other team, not you, President Biden told Israeli Pri
NBC News
2 weeks ago
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Senate GOP race to succeed McConnell takes shape with Thune in, Barrasso out

WASHINGTON - Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., won't run for Senate Republican leader and instead will run for the No. 2 position of whip, according to three sources with knowledge of his plans.
Axios
2 weeks ago
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Highest-ranking female Senate Republican Joni Ernst risks being boxed out of leadership

How we got here: Jumping in early for leadership elections has a clear advantage.
ABC News
2 weeks ago
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Who might replace Mitch McConnell as the top Senate Republican?

With Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell announcing Wednesday his plans to relinquish his leadership role in November, speculation is swirling about what will happen next and who might fill his shoes.
www.cnn.com
2 weeks ago
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Tensions erupt in private Senate Republican lunch over border talks: It's an ugly place in the conference right now'

Republicans engaged in a tense back-and-forth during their conference lunch Tuesday over border talks with some openly questioning Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's strategy and others assailing colleagues for attacking the proposal before it's even out.
NYSenate.gov
2 weeks ago
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Senate Republicans Recommend Legislative Action to Combat Antisemitism

The Senate Republican Conference announced the creation of an antisemitism working group in February 2023 to address the threat of antisemitism in New York State.
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
US politics

Trump Attacks R.F.K. Jr., a Third-Party Wild Card

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. attacked by Donald J. Trump as a liberal Democrat disguised as a spoiler for President Biden's campaign.
Mr. Trump professes support for Mr. Kennedy's campaign while also highlighting his potential impact on votes, showing the political wild card nature of Mr. Kennedy's bid. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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New Georgia Data Gives Insight on Primaries, Polls and Possibly November

Vote history data provides crucial insights on electorate makeup and candidate support
In Georgia, data suggests Nikki Haley voters in Republican primary mostly supported Biden in 2020 [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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Democrat Running on Abortion and I.V.F. Access Wins Special Election in Alabama

Reproductive rights remain politically potent
Democrats leverage abortion rights for wins [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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How Trump Moved Money to Pay $100 Million in Legal Bills

Former President Trump has spent over $100 million on legal costs since leaving office, relying on donations.
Trump raised $254 million post-election, but only a fraction went to legal challenges, with the rest used for his political operation. [ more ]
www.bostonherald.com
3 weeks ago
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Fearing political violence, more states ban guns at polling places

More states are considering banning firearms at polling places and ballot drop boxes due to increased threats and political rhetoric.
New Mexico recently passed a law restricting guns near voting locations, with similar laws in at least 21 other states. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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Democrat Running on Abortion and I.V.F. Access Wins Special Election in Alabama

www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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U.S. Approves $1.5 Billion Loan to Restart Michigan Nuclear Plant

The Biden administration is providing a $1.52 billion loan guarantee to restart a nuclear power plant in Michigan.
The loan guarantee aims to revive the Palisades nuclear plant and keep it operational until at least 2051. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 weeks ago
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RNC asks job applicants if they believe 2020 election was stolen in litmus test'

The Republican National Committee is reportedly using belief in the 2020 election theft as a litmus test for prospective employees.
Trump's persistence in promoting the stolen election narrative is impacting staffing decisions at the RNC. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
3 weeks ago
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Texas' migrant arrest law is on hold for now under latest court ruling

Federal appeals court puts Texas law on hold
Immigration enforcement is a federal responsibility [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 weeks ago
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Opinion: Trump wants to round up California's undocumented migrants

Trump focuses on illegal immigration, aims at largest deportation campaign in history.
Legal implications of utilizing National Guard for immigration enforcement. [ more ]
Washington Post
3 weeks ago
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U.S. appeals court keeps block on Texas immigration law

U.S. appeals court blocks new Texas law empowering state officials to detain migrants
Texas law known as Senate Bill 4 remains on hold pending lawsuits [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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Fretting About Election-Year Deep Fakes, States Roll Out New Rules for A.I. Content

States are advancing legislation to combat AI-generated content in political advertising.
Wisconsin and other states are implementing fines and penalties for not disclosing AI-generated content in political ads. [ more ]
WhoWhatWear
3 weeks ago
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Every Editor I Know Raves About This Brand's Range of Under-15 Mascaras, So I Put Them to the Test

Maybelline is a beloved drugstore makeup brand known for quality products like Great Lash Mascara.
Maybelline offers a wide range of mascaras with innovative formulas and applicators at affordable prices. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
US politics

Biden, Interrupted by Gaza Protesters, Says They Have a Point'

President Biden acknowledges protesters' point about the need for better healthcare in Gaza during an event in North Carolina.
Despite efforts to keep pro-Palestinian protesters away, demonstrators interrupt Biden and Harris event in Raleigh with concerns about healthcare in Gaza. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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How Ronna McDaniel Backed Trump's Early Bid to Hold Power

Ronna McDaniel was part of Trump's effort to dispute election results despite lack of credible evidence of fraud.
NBC received criticism for hiring McDaniel as an on-air contributor due to her involvement in Trump's legal and political maneuvering. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 weeks ago
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Some Haley backers refusing to pivot to Trump

Haley's supporters may choose between Trump, Biden, or third-party options in the upcoming election.
Uncertainty among Haley's donors may impact Trump's reelection chances in battleground states. [ more ]
Truthout
3 weeks ago
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Trump Claims Criminal Conviction Will Make Him More Popular. The Polls Say Otherwise.

Polls indicate a criminal conviction could harm Trump's popularity.
Trump claims a conviction might make him more popular with voters. [ more ]
www.france24.com
3 weeks ago
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New York judge in hush money case slaps Trump with partial gag order

Judge placed a partial gag order on Trump, preventing public attacks on witnesses and court personnel.
Several judges overseeing cases against Trump have issued similar gag orders due to his history of threatening statements. [ more ]
www.cnn.com
3 weeks ago
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Independent presidential candidate RFK Jr. to announce VP pick

The Nevada Secretary of State's office gave inaccurate guidance to Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s campaign regarding announcing a vice presidential candidate before gathering signatures.
An error in the guidance means the signatures Kennedy gathered in Nevada might be invalid, potentially requiring the campaign to restart the process. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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Biden Makes Health Care a Focus With North Carolina Visit

Democrats highlight Affordable Care Act achievements during North Carolina visit
Republicans criticized for attempting to repeal Affordable Care Act [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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G.O.P. Aide Drops Groping Lawsuit Against Matt Schlapp, a Powerful Conservative

Lawsuit dropped after misunderstanding
Matt Schlapp maintains innocence [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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Biden's Challenges in Reaching Young Voters on TikTok Include Anger Over Gaza

President Biden is trying to engage younger voters on TikTok to improve his polling numbers among this demographic.
The challenges of engaging with younger voters on TikTok include navigating through sensitive issues like Gaza, addressing concerns about his age, and dealing with opposition from supporters of former President Trump. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 weeks ago
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Biden bump is real': president gains on Trump in six battleground states

Biden gaining in battleground states
Trump ahead in some key states [ more ]
Harvard Gazette
3 weeks ago
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Book excerpt from "How to Steal a Presidential Election" by Lawrence Lessig and Matthew Seligman- Harvard Gazette

Republicans have criticized election administration citing voter fraud without empirical evidence, leading to passing of restrictive voting laws.
Former President Trump's claims of a stolen election were pressed despite bipartisan consensus against it. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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Lee Berry, Black Panther in a Radical Chic' Time, Dies at 78

Lee Berry was a Black Panther Party member indicted in a major case; his personal ordeal inspired a notable New York event.
The Panther 21 were indicted for plotting bombings but most were acquitted; Berry's charges were dropped due to being hospitalized. [ more ]
Queerty
3 weeks ago
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Mary Trump spells out why yesterday was a "disaster" for Donald, despite bond reduction

Donald Trump faces legal challenges with reduced bond and set criminal trial date.
Mary Trump highlights the significance of the criminal trial for her uncle. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
3 weeks ago
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NEW POLL: Biden Pulls Even Or Ahead of Trump in Several Swing States

Biden gaining on Trump in key swing states like Michigan and Pennsylvania.
If Biden wins the states he is tied or ahead in, he would win in 2024. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 weeks ago
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Who is election disrupter Robert F Kennedy Jr?

Robert F Kennedy Jr is running as an independent candidate for the 2024 US presidential election, positioning himself as an outsider with strong brand recognition.
Recent polls suggest that Kennedy may draw votes from both Biden and Trump, potentially hurting Biden more. [ more ]
time.com
3 weeks ago
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Why Is Trump's Truth Social Worth Billions? Experts Have Theories

Truth Social, owned by Trump, set to go public despite financial losses.
Investors value Truth Social based on Trump's political potential, not business performance. [ more ]
www.cnn.com
3 weeks ago
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Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on abortion pill case

The Supreme Court is considering restrictions on a widely used abortion drug.
Challengers argue against FDA's changes to make the drug more accessible. [ more ]
WFTV
3 weeks ago
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New York police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

Shooting of NYPD officer during traffic stop
Emotional statements from officials [ more ]
BuzzFeed
3 weeks ago
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29 Ingenious Beauty Products To Simplify Your Routine Going Forward

Affordable mascara for dramatic lashes
TikTok-loved blow-dry spray for reduced styling time [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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Who Are the RFK Jr. Voters?

Americans brainwashed into accepting Covid vaccine
Support for independent candidates in presidential contests [ more ]
Action News Jax
3 weeks ago
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New York police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

The shooting of an NYPD officer during a traffic stop is the first such incident in two years.
Officer Jonathan Diller attempted to disarm the suspect despite being shot multiple times. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
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Former Ohio House Speaker Hit With 10 Additional Felony Charges

Former Ohio House Speaker indicted on 10 state felony charges related to bribery scheme involving energy utility bailout.
Former executives of FirstEnergy Corporation also charged with funneling bribes to Ohio Public Utility Commission chairman. [ more ]
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