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Democrats Voice Concerns On Safety At SOTU Address

The Hill reports: House Democrats are raising the alarm over the security of President Biden and State of the Union guests ahead of the address next week in the House chamber after Republicans stripped down security infrastructure shortly after taking control in their new majority. Metal detectors were installed outside the House chamber in the aftermath of the Jan. 6, …

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Newsom Calls “Bullshit” On College Board’s Revisions

Fox News reports: California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday slammed College Board CEO David Coleman as a “puppet of Ron DeSantis” after the Board revised an AP African American studies course by removing much of the content the Republican governor had criticized. In response to a New York Times report on the College Board stripping down its Advancement Placement Curriculum …

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OAN Retracts Hosts’ Lies About Attack On Paul Pelosi

Raw Story reports: Hosts at right-wing network One America News last year helped lead the push to peddle conspiracy theories about the violent attack on Paul Pelosi, the husband of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) who was beaten by a hammer-wielding assailant in his own home. However, after police released video of their response to the incident, OAN has now conceded …

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Santos To Brazilian Outlet: I Don’t Speak Portuguese

The Daily Beast reports: The lawyer Rep. George Santos (R-NY) chose to defend him in his fraud case in Brazil was convicted and jailed in connection with a gang execution, according to a report. Jonymar Vasconcelos, 47, was sentenced to 18 years in prison in 2007 for his role in the fatal shooting of a mechanic three years earlier, São …

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US To Expand Military Presence In The Philippines

The Associated Press reports: The United States and the Philippines on Thursday announced plans to expand America’s military presence in the Southeast Asian nation, with access to four more bases as they seek to deter China’s increasingly aggressive actions toward Taiwan and in the disputed South China Sea. The agreement was reached as U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was in …

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DeSantis Mocks Call To Return Unspent COVID Relief

Playbook reports: DeSantis was dismissive of Florida Sen. Rick Scott’s idea that governors should return unspent federal Covid-19 relief money to pay off the national debt. Scott made the suggestion in January, noting that Congress had changed the law so any returned money would go to debt reduction. “If you look at how much money that is … it’s like …

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Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil Sees His Shadow

Pittsburgh’s CBS affiliate reports: Punxsutawney Phil has spoken: Six more weeks of winter await us. The beloved groundhog took his position for the 137th time in Gobblers Knob Thursday. Phil also saw his shadow in 2022, giving us six more weeks of winter. 2023 now marks the 108th time Phil’s shadow has been seen since the tradition began in 1887. …

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Court OKs Wrongful Death Suit Against Rittenhouse

PBS NewsHour reports: A federal judge in Wisconsin on Wednesday ruled that a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a man shot and killed by Kyle Rittenhouse during a protest in 2020 can proceed against Rittenhouse, police officers and others. The father of Anthony Huber, one of two men shot and killed by Rittenhouse, filed the lawsuit in …

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Florida To Produce Smallest Orange Crop In 90 Years

Axios reports: Florida orange growers are facing what’s forecast to be their smallest crop in nearly 90 years. Florida is expected to produce 18 million 90-pound boxes of juicing oranges this year, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast last month. That’s less than half of last year’s crop and a 93% decline from the 1998 peak, the Wall …

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McConnell Axes Challenger Rick Scott From Committee

Fox News reports: Republican Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Rick Scott of Florida were removed from the Senate Commerce Committee, Fox News Digital has learned. Scott told Fox News Digital he blames Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for the removal. Scott said he is “not going to back down” and that he believes he “did the right thing” …

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