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“Moving on is moving on.” Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks exclusively to @PierreTABC  about how he dealt with his Supreme Court nomination being blocked in the Senate: "I now have the opportunity to do some very important things."

What have we learned from Pres. Biden’s first 100 days? @FiveThirtyEight  breaks it down:

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison: "I would not call today's verdict justice, however—because justice implies restoration. But it is accountability."

Press sec. Psaki on the status of the George Floyd Act: "The stage we're in now is that leaders on the Hill need to have discussions among themselves about where they can find agreement."

Pres. Biden on vaccine eligibility: "Everyone over the age of 16 in America wherever you live, whatever your circumstances if you are 16 and or older you are now eligible for a free COVID vaccine shot."

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"Your indifference cost these men and women their most valuable commodity: time." Jon Stewart receives a standing ovation from 9/11 first responders after slamming lawmakers for failing to fund programs providing healthcare to the first responders

ONE LESS: Scott Pappalardo owned his AR-15 rifle for more than 30 years. He even has a Second Amendment tattoo on his arm. This weekend, he destroyed his gun “to make sure this weapon will be ever be able to take a life.”

Father of Parkland victim slams NRA videos: "If this was put out by a terrorist organization, we would be raising the terror threat level in this country. Why are we letting this lobby have anything to do with DC? I don't understand it!"

President Trump criticizes Steve Kerr and Gregg Popovich — both vocal critics of Trump — when asked about China putting pressure on the NBA: "They talk badly about the United States, but when it talks about China, they don't want to say anything bad"

Former Pres. Barack Obama at Elijah Cummings' funeral: "I tell my daughters...being a strong man includes being kind. That there's nothing weak about kindness and compassion. There's nothing weak about looking out for others."

JUST IN: Alleged SC church shooter will face the death penalty

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BREAKING: Joseph R. Biden has been sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America. #InaugurationDay 

Speaker Nancy Pelosi: “We cannot have the president, every time he has an objection, to say I’ll shut down the government until you come to my way of thinking…If we hold the employees hostage now, they’re hostage forever.”

BREAKING: Raphael Warnock is projected to win one of two Georgia Senate runoffs, @ABC  News projects, a Democratic flip.

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