North Carolina voters file suit to disqualify Cawthorn from running for reelection

This post was originally published on this siteA group of 11 North Carolina voters filed a legal challenge to disqualify Rep. Madison Cawthorn from running for a second term, arguing his involvement in a rally preceding the Jan. 6, 2021, riot on Capitol Hill constitutionally bars him from waging…

Clay Aiken launches second bid for Congress

This post was originally published on this siteClay Aiken says he wants to change North Carolina’s “backwards ass policies” as the former “American Idol” star launches a second bid for Congress.The performer — who was the runner-up on the second season of the reality TV singing competition in…

As officials make pitch, Pittsburgh in the running to host 2024 RNC

This post was originally published on this site Politico reports that Pittsburgh is among the finalists to host the Republican National Convention. Also in the running: Milwaukee, Nashville, and Salt Lake City. The latter two, it must be candidly said, are a shade or two redder than the Steel City. Milwaukee, like Pittsburgh, is located […]

Citizenship for Essential Workers Act would give green cards to all undocumented immigrants who…

This post was originally published on this siteCitizenship for Essential Workers Act would give green cards to all undocumented immigrants who worked “essential” jobs during COVID-19 pandemic Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX20) Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA) Should there be a green card for those who did the work during a period of red alert? Context Potentially as many as 5 […]

COVID-19 concerns overshadowed by economy: poll

This post was originally published on this siteConcerns over the economy are overshadowing worries regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new poll.The survey, conducted by The Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, found that 68 percent of adults in the U…

Senate Democrats release first TV attack ad against Johnson in Wisconsin

This post was originally published on this siteThe Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) has launched its first TV ad attacking Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), who announced on Sunday that he will run for re-election. In their new ad called “Himself,” the DSCC describes Johnson…

Trump facing ‘first major test’ that could pave way for lawmakers to sue him for inciting Capitol riot: report

This post was originally published on this site According to a report from CNN, Donald Trump will face a major legal test on Monday in D.C. District Court as Judge Amit Mehta will hear arguments over whether the former president can be subject to civil suits filed against him by lawmakers who were under attack […]

Past seven years hottest on record – EU satellite data

This post was originally published on this siteAnalysis shows 2021 was the fifth-warmest with record-breaking temperatures in some regions.

More COVID-19 variants could come if people remain unvaccinated

This post was originally published on this site  The next COVID-19 variant could be around the corner, medical experts say. | Illustration by Alex Cochran, Deseret News The next COVID-19 variant could be around the corner New major COVID-19 variants will emerge if people don’t get vaccinated against the coronavirus, experts recently told CNBC. “Until […]

Congress steps up health protocols amid fresh fears over coronavirus in the Capitol

This post was originally published on this siteCongress is stepping up its health protocols amid renewed fears over the coronavirus, with the Capitol Hill community bracing for a spike in cases in the coming weeks as both chambers return to Washington during the nationwide surge in infections.

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