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Florida AG Moody demands Biden make Supreme Court commission meetings public

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Moody said she sent a letter to the White House demanding access to the meetings following what she described as "alarming initial steps" by the Biden administration and Democratic lawmakers. The attorney general joi...

Taliban says ‘no need’ for Afghanistan’s election commission and peace ministries

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The Taliban said Monday it had dissolved Afghanistan's election commission as well as its ministries for peace and parliamentary affairs, further eroding state institutions set up by the country's previous Western-b...

11 senators were totally absent from Jan. 6 commission vote

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The vote was initially anticipated for Thursday, but when it got bumped to the Friday before the long Memorial Day weekend, several senators opted to maintain their travel plans and left Washington before casting the...

Senate confirms new members and restores power to long-hobbled Federal Election Commission

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The Senate on Wednesday confirmed three new members to the Federal Election Commission, ending months of paralysis for the election watchdog and cementing outgoing President Donald Trump's influence on an agency cha...

Kinzinger supports Jan. 6 commission subpoenas for McCarthy, Jordan

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"I would support subpoenas to anybody that can shed light on that. If that's the leader, that's the leader," Kinzinger, R-Ill., said in an appearance on ABC "This Week." "It is essential for history, for the American...

House reaches deal for bipartisan Capitol riot commission, as 2 GOP reps call for more oversight

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The deal was announced by House Homeland Security Committee Chair Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and ranking member John Katko, R-N.Y., and is modeled by the bipartisan Congressional investigation that took place after 9/...

Thiessen blasts CDC failures on ‘America’s Newsroom,’ calls for 9/11-style commission to investigate

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MARC THIESSEN: Just like we had a 9/11 Commission after the 9/11 attack to figure out what went wrong with the intelligence community. We need the equivalent of the 9/11 Commission to go back and look at what the pub...

Biden won’t form his own commission to study Capitol riot, White House says

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Democrats all the way up to President Biden have expressed dismay that they did not score 10 Republican Senate votes to reach the 60-vote threshold necessary to pass legislation to create a bipartisan Capitol riot co...

What Biden and Pelosi can learn from a 1941-1942 presidential commission

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Thomas Balcerski teaches history at Eastern Connecticut State University. He is the author of "Bosom Friends: The Intimate World of James Buchanan and William Rufus King" (Oxford University Press). He tweets @tbalcer...

Pentagon says it will act on recommendations of sexual assault and harassment commission

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"We're going to make needed foundational investments to support sexual assault accountability, prevention programs, healthy command climates and quality victim care," Hicks said during a news conference Wednesday. "T...

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt ousted from Tulsa Race Massacre commission over critical race theory ban

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"To me it was a no brainer," Stitt said. "The bill that we signed, If you read it, it simply says that we're not going to say in our schools in Oklahoma that one race is superior to another race, and I'm not going to...

Justices Sotomayor and Barrett question the state of federal sentencing commission

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Liberal Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, joined by her conservative colleague Justice Amy Coney Barrett, raised concerns on Monday about disparities in the federal system over sentencing guidelines. The Unite...

Lewandowski calls for commission to investigate COVID origins, suggests Clinton, Pompeo

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"Why don’t we have a commission," Corey Lewandowski told Fox News’ Chris Wallace in an interview Sunday on "Fox News Sunday." POMPEO SAYS WUHAN LAB WAS ENGAGED IN MILITARY ACTIVITY AS WELL AS CIVILIAN RESEARCH "Let’...

Lawmakers to revive proposal for federal commission tasked with examining America’s history of racism

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Two Democratic lawmakers will reintroduce legislation Thursday calling for the formation of the first federal racial justice commission tasked with examining the country's history of systemic racism against Black pe...

Biden continues string of family-related hires with nomination of Rep. Clyburn’s daughter to fed commission

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JBiden nominated Jennifer Clyburn Reed t to serve as the federal chairperson of the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission (SCRC), a currently inactive commission established in 2008 that was "created to address econ...

Jan. 6 commission expected to get support from moderate House Republicans, despite McCarthy’s opposition

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The agreement for a commission reached by Katko, R-N.Y., and Thompson, D-Miss., met one major Republican demand that it includes an equal number of members from each party and requires majority approval to issue subp...

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