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Minnesota State Senate candidate gave a speech at convention while in labor and experiencing contractions
Minnesota State Senate candidate gave a speech at convention while in labor and experiencing contractions

One Minnesota State Senate candidate was in labor during a speech she gave at a convention to secure the nomination of her party.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signs a bill to create an election police force
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signs a bill to create an election police force

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Monday's bill to establish a police force to pursue voter fraud.

White House warns that the U.S. could lose first place in the global line if it doesn't receive more COVID funding
White House warns that the U.S. could lose first place in the global line if it doesn't receive more COVID funding
Biden chooses Bridget Brink to be the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine
Biden chooses Bridget Brink to be the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine
Florida Gov. DeSantis signs bill to limit discussion of race
Florida Gov. DeSantis signs bill to limit discussion of race
Jury convicts man of shooting Tulsa police officers.
Jury convicts man of shooting Tulsa police officers.

The attorney for the man who claimed he shot and killed a Tulsa officer sergeant and injured another because he was afraid for his own life during a traffic stop, was convicted Friday of murder.

At 88, Orrin Hatch, a long-serving Utah Senator, has died.
At 88, Orrin Hatch, a long-serving Utah Senator, has died.

Orrin G.Hatch, the longest serving Republican senator and a fixture of Utah politics for over four decades, has died at age 88.

Mayorkas claims the U.S. is ready for "significant challenges" at the border and asks countries to accept deportees
Mayorkas claims the U.S. is ready for "significant challenges" at the border and asks countries to accept deportees
Supreme Court ruled that Congress could deny federal disability benefits for residents of Puerto Rico
Supreme Court ruled that Congress could deny federal disability benefits for residents of Puerto Rico
Biden announces a new round of $800 million in military aid to Ukraine
Biden announces a new round of $800 million in military aid to Ukraine
Attorney claims that the feds subpoenaed Hunter Biden's paternity documents, which included tax returns, to determine Hunter Biden's paternity: "They wanted all records"
Attorney claims that the feds subpoenaed Hunter Biden's paternity documents, which included tax returns, to determine Hunter Biden's paternity: "They wanted all records"

According to documents and an attorney involved, the documents were subpoenaed by the Hunter Biden prosecution. They included tax records for President Barack Obama's son.

Florida legislature approves DeSantis map, which could give GOP four more U.S. House seat
Florida legislature approves DeSantis map, which could give GOP four more U.S. House seat

Florida's legislature approved a congressional mapping Thursday. This could give Republicans four additional House seats and would eliminate two heavily Black districts in Jacksonville and Orlando.

Bernie Sanders is open to a third run for the presidency
Bernie Sanders is open to a third run for the presidency
Trump's comments pose a new threat to Kevin McCarthy's speakership ambitions
Trump's comments pose a new threat to Kevin McCarthy's speakership ambitions
Puerto Ricans are not eligible for benefits, a court has upheld
Puerto Ricans are not eligible for benefits, a court has upheld
Biden announces heavy artillery and other weapons for Ukraine
Biden announces heavy artillery and other weapons for Ukraine

Joe Biden, President, pledged $1.3 billion Thursday to support Ukraine's strong, but increasingly difficult fight against the Russian invasion .

Biden's challenge for the election year: Blame GOP to blame for nation's woes
Biden's challenge for the election year: Blame GOP to blame for nation's woes

President Joe Biden offers a message to frustrated voters for the election year: At least he's trying.

Iowa GOP opens to non-Trump candidates as 2024 begins
Iowa GOP opens to non-Trump candidates as 2024 begins
Biden order seeks to protect old-growth forests against wildfire
Biden order seeks to protect old-growth forests against wildfire
Powell reiterates his belief in a sharp rate increase next month
Powell reiterates his belief in a sharp rate increase next month
UK lawmakers approve investigation into PM Boris Johnson's alleged lying behavior
UK lawmakers approve investigation into PM Boris Johnson's alleged lying behavior

British lawmakers ordered a parliamentary probe into Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, for lying about whether he violated coronavirus restrictions through illegal gatherings during pandemic

Lordida Gov DeSantis wants to end Disney self government
Lordida Gov DeSantis wants to end Disney self government

Florida Gov. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis asked Tuesday for the Legislature to repeal a law allowing Walt Disney World's private government to manage its state properties. This was the latest in a series of spats between the governor, and the entertainment company over the controversial "Don't Say Gay” law.

Biden tries to move beyond masks to end pandemic
Biden tries to move beyond masks to end pandemic
Michelle Obama will address the Democracy Summit June 13th in LA
Michelle Obama will address the Democracy Summit June 13th in LA
Palin: It would all be about Alaska,
Palin: It would all be about Alaska,
Kimberly Guilfoyle meets Jan. 6 committee
Kimberly Guilfoyle meets Jan. 6 committee

Kimberly Guilfoyle was the fiancee to former President Donald Trump's oldest son.

Biden reinstates rigorous environmental reviews for large projects
Biden reinstates rigorous environmental reviews for large projects

Biden's administration will restore federal regulations that require a thorough environmental review of major infrastructure projects, such as pipelines, highways, and oil wells.

White House pledges to stop anti-satellite missile testing
White House pledges to stop anti-satellite missile testing
Biden will push for infrastructure plans in New Hampshire
Biden will push for infrastructure plans in New Hampshire
IMF reduces global growth forecast to 3.6% due to Russia's war
IMF reduces global growth forecast to 3.6% due to Russia's war
Florida election law is struck down by a judge; the judge cites race
Florida election law is struck down by a judge; the judge cites race

Federal Judge ruled Thursday that portions of Florida's election law were invalid. He stated in a ruling that the Republican-led government used subtle tactics to suppress Black voters.

Chris Paul and Taraji P. Henson named to Black college board
Chris Paul and Taraji P. Henson named to Black college board

President Joe Biden has named Taraji P. Henson, actor, and Chris Paul, NBA's Chris Paul to a presidential advisory panel on historically Black colleges or universities.

Prison for man who park weapons near Capitol 1/6
Prison for man who park weapons near Capitol 1/6
House votes to decriminalize marijuana, but Senate fate dim
House votes to decriminalize marijuana, but Senate fate dim
Four men are charged by Gov. Whitmer kidnapping plot
Four men are charged by Gov. Whitmer kidnapping plot
Cuomo files suit against NY ethics board over book profits
Cuomo files suit against NY ethics board over book profits

Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo filed a lawsuit Friday against the state's ethics commissioner.

End May 23rd, COVID-19 will limit asylum at the US-Mexico border
End May 23rd, COVID-19 will limit asylum at the US-Mexico border

Friday's announcement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that they are ending a policy which limited asylum at the U.S. - Mexico border in order to stop the spread of COVID-19 was made.

Biden signs bill declaring federal hate crime lynching to be a federal offense
Biden signs bill declaring federal hate crime lynching to be a federal offense
House Jan. 6 committee chair: Trump's gap in his phone log is "concerning".
House Jan. 6 committee chair: Trump's gap in his phone log is "concerning".
Sandy Hook families quickly spurn Alex Jones defamation suit settlement offer
Sandy Hook families quickly spurn Alex Jones defamation suit settlement offer
Exclusive: Jeff Smith, the widow of a D.C. officer, has said that fighting rioters on Jan. 6, "changed" him.
Exclusive: Jeff Smith, the widow of a D.C. officer, has said that fighting rioters on Jan. 6, "changed" him.

A widow of a suicide victim officer responding to the attack on Capitol Hill Jan. 6, is urging Congress to pass legislation to recognize the trauma experienced by law enforcement officers who commit suicide.

Trump asks Putin to release degrading information about Hunter Biden
Trump asks Putin to release degrading information about Hunter Biden

In a new interview, published Tuesday, former President Donald Trump asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for information about Hunter Biden and his business dealings with Eastern European oligarchs.

Susan Collins will support Ketanji Jackson for the Supreme Court. This is a key Republican vote
Susan Collins will support Ketanji Jackson for the Supreme Court. This is a key Republican vote
Black women feel the sting of Jackson hearings that 'traumatize' them
Black women feel the sting of Jackson hearings that 'traumatize' them
US Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, Nebraska, announces his resignation
US Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, Nebraska, announces his resignation
South Dakota House nears AG impeachment decision
South Dakota House nears AG impeachment decision

A South Dakota House committee is set to conclude its work this week. It will investigate whether the attorney general of the state should be impeached over his conduct in relation to a fatal 2020 car accident. This follows a lengthy investigation that split the Republicans.

Bratwurst or biscuits: The GOP weighs its options for convention
Bratwurst or biscuits: The GOP weighs its options for convention

After predawn elections resulted in Wisconsin for Joe Biden in 2020's White House race, Democrats in Milwaukee were vilified by potential visitors. 

Democrats urge Jackson to be elected to the Supreme Court
Democrats urge Jackson to be elected to the Supreme Court
California Supreme Court: 1st Latina justice is elected
California Supreme Court: 1st Latina justice is elected
Manchin priorities in Biden budget: Tax rich, reduce deficit
Manchin priorities in Biden budget: Tax rich, reduce deficit
Arizona legislators vote to limit transathletes and surgeries
Arizona legislators vote to limit transathletes and surgeries

The Arizona Legislature passed bills Thursday to prohibit gender reassignment surgery for minors and ban transgender athletes from playing on girls sports teams, joining a growing list of Republican-controlled states attempting to restrict transgender rights as they gain more visibility in culture and society.

Three US Muslims sue for religious questioning by police
Three US Muslims sue for religious questioning by police

Thursday's lawsuit was filed by three Muslim Americans alleging that U.S. border agents interrogated them about their religious beliefs, in violation of their constitutional rights, when they returned from international travel.

House leaders demand that Nebraska Rep. Fortenberry resign
House leaders demand that Nebraska Rep. Fortenberry resign
Arizona Republicans wage culture war in battleground state
Arizona Republicans wage culture war in battleground state
Maryland judge declares new map for Congress unconstitutional
Maryland judge declares new map for Congress unconstitutional
The jury awarded $14M to George Floyd, a protester in Denver
The jury awarded $14M to George Floyd, a protester in Denver

On Friday, jurors found that police used excessive force against protestors, violating their constitutional right, during demonstrations over George Floyd's killing two years ago. They ordered the city to pay $14 million in damages to 12 plaintiffs.

GOP's push for state elections reviews is mixed but sows distrust
GOP's push for state elections reviews is mixed but sows distrust

Republicans are pushing for partisan ballot reviews like the one in Arizona last year. This effort has been embraced by other battleground states, including those where Donald Trump lost his election.

Black women feel the sting of Jackson hearings that 'traumatize' them
Black women feel the sting of Jackson hearings that 'traumatize' them