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Close to 200 Americans are still seeking to leave Afghanistan, State Department tells congressional staff

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Washington The State Department informed congressional staff Thursday that it is in touch with 363 US citizens in Afghanistan, 176 of whom want to leave, two sources familiar with the call told CNN. The figures prese...

Texas GOP consolidates power in new congressional maps as Senate again fails to act on voting rights

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With Texas Republicans bolstering their congressional majorities in new maps they approved this week, Senate Republicans in Washington, DC, on Wednesday blocked yet another voting rights bill that would crack down o...

Texas lawmakers pass new congressional maps bolstering GOP

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GOP Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to sign off on the changes. Civil rights groups sued before Republican lawmakers were even done Monday. "Texas is using all the means at its disposal to prevent the inevitable change ...

Oil politics animate California congressional race

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The damage from the recent California oil spill has so far been less disastrous than initially feared, but it has thrust the issue of offshore oil drilling on the West Coast into some of the most hotly contested US ...

Here’s what happens if a congressional subpoena is ignored (and what it means for the January 6 committee)

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Washington The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol is preparing for the eventuality that some of former President Donald Trump's allies will refuse to comply with subpoenas as ...

Greg Steube tells ‘Fox & Friends’ his favorite part about home run blast in Congressional Baseball Game

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"Well, all the glory goes to God. That’s why I was pointing my finger up. I just like the fact that I did it while the entire stadium and everybody in my own dugout was paying attention to President Biden because he ...

GOP rep hits out-of-the-park home run in Congressional Baseball Game

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Steube (R-Fla.) briefly took the focus off President Biden during Wednesday night’s Congressional Baseball Game by hitting a rare out-of-the-park home run in the Democrat vs. Republican grudge match. As Biden greete...

Biden inducted into Congressional Baseball Hall of Fame

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Biden, who took part in the Congressional Baseball Game during his time in the Senate, made a surprise visit to the park, where he received mixed reactions from both Democrats and Republicans as he greeted those in a...

Congressional Baseball Game means something extra to Steve Scalise, 4 years after shooting

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"Anytime you get to come out in the big league ballpark it's special, but you know, for me… There was a time when I didn't think I was going to make it," Scalise told Fox News. It's been four years since Scalise was ...

Congressional bipartisan police reform talks sparked by George Floyd’s death collapse without a deal

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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., a key player in the negotiations, said a deal "remains out of reach right now" despite working with law enforcement groups. When speaking with reporters, he said he told Sen. Tim Scott, R-S....

Hannity torches Blinken congressional hearing: ‘Is it possible for one person to be that stupid?’

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"Where is Mike Pompeo where we need him?" Hannity asked, calling Blinken "so totally and completely and utterly clueless it makes Neville Chamberlain look like Patton in comparison." MULTIPLE GOP CONGRESSMEN DEMAND B...

Florida congressional candidate working to get Americans out of Afghanistan

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Mills discussed how the Biden administration failed to properly evacuate U.S. citizens, forcing people like him to take action. "If the administration had done what it was supposed to do, it would not be necessary fo...

The Harlem Hellfighters, Black soldiers who fought in World War I, will receive a Congressional Gold Medal

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The "Harlem Hellfighters" helped the US win World War I. The Black infantry unit was one of the most decorated regiments at the time, even as most of its members were met with racism and disregard upon their return ...

Wounded Afghan war vet, PA congressional candidate: Biden’s botched withdrawal ‘ripped off a lot of scabs’

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A decade ago, Teddy Daniels was in his 30s; past the typical military enlistment age, when he sought to serve in uniform. Daniels had already worn the uniform of a policeman for 15 years in Harford County, Md., a sub...

GOP congresswoman spearheads bipartisan push to award Congressional Gold Medal to 13 fallen troops

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The bill introduced by Rep. Lisa McClain’s, R-Mich., seeks to give Congress' most distinguished award to the 13 service members killed near the capital's airport. "These heroic men and women are gone far too soon, an...

Biden signs bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to police who responded to insurrection

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President Joe Biden signed a bill into law at the White House on Thursday to award congressional gold medals to the police forces that responded to the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6. The Congressional...

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