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President Biden puts his stamp on foreign policy with a series of momentous decisions

Sen. Ted Cruz joins Sen. Rand Paul in no longer wearing a face mask despite CDC recommendations

A Nazi sympathizer who stormed the US Capitol on January 6 poses a threat to Jewish residents in his native New Jersey and therefore shouldn't be released from jail, the Justice Department says

Trump administration political appointees at the EPA repeatedly squashed efforts to warn people about a cancer-causing gas in their neighborhood, inspector general says

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene scraps planned launch of controversial "America First" caucus amid blowback from the GOP

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife violated federal ethics rules by making non-work related requests to department employees — from ordering gifts to booking salon appointments and taking care of the family dog, a watchdog finds

Former President George W. Bush is calling for bipartisan action on immigration and a restoration of "the people's confidence in an immigration system that serves both our values and our interests"

Former House Speaker John Boehner says gun legislation would be a top priority for him if he were still in office, calling recent mass shootings "heartbreaking" and "embarrassing" #CNNSOTU 

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In new tapes, President Trump admits to Bob Woodward he concealed critical details he knew about the coronavirus. "I wanted to always play it down."

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Senate strips a provision from an intelligence bill requiring campaigns to report foreign election help

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President Obama to young people: “You have to stay encouraged. Don’t get cynical. Don’t ever think you can’t make a difference”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Trump doesn't understand financial insecurity that federal workers face during the shutdown: "He thinks maybe they could just ask their father for more money. But they can’t”

BREAKING: JOE BIDEN WINS Joe Biden will be the 46th president of the United States, CNN projects, after a victory in Pennsylvania puts the Scranton-born Democrat over 270 #CNNElection 

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Voters in North Carolina have received absentee ballot request forms in the mail with Donald Trump's face on them

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