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National World War I Memorial unveiled in Washington

National World War I Memorial unveiled in Washington

World War I Centennial Commission/Youtube(WASHINGTON) — A flag that’s flown over cemeteries in Europe where Americans killed in “The Great War” are buried has been raised again over Pershing Park in Washington, the new home of the National World War I Memorial. Located on Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House, the memorial was unveiled Friday…

What the 1st fundraising quarter signals about 2022 Senate map

What the 1st fundraising quarter signals about 2022 Senate map

uschools/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The shape of the Senate battlefield next year is still unfolding, with some undecided candidates staying on the sidelines for now, but financial disclosure reports from the first three months of the year could offer a glimpse into the early maneuvering by potential contenders. One of the most vulnerable incumbents at the center…

President Biden urges Senate to ‘step up and act’ on gun reform

President Biden urges Senate to ‘step up and act’ on gun reform

OlegAlbinksy/iStock(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to the White House on Friday, making it the first in-person foreign leader to visit during his presidency. “I greatly appreciate the chance to spend time with you in person and to make our exchange of ideas face to face,” Biden said during a…

Justice Department sues Roger Stone, wife for $2 million in unpaid taxes

Justice Department sues Roger Stone, wife for $2 million in unpaid taxes

Marilyn Nieves/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department has sued former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone and his wife, Nydia, for $2 million dollars in unpaid taxes. The suit alleges that the Stones owe the money through Drake Ventures, an LLC set up by the Stones. The DOJ says they did not pay taxes through this LLC…

Pompeos violated federal ethics rules in assigning staff ‘personal’ errands, watchdog finds

Pompeos violated federal ethics rules in assigning staff ‘personal’ errands, watchdog finds

Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan violated the federal government’s ethics rules by requesting staff carry out personal favors, according to the State Department inspector general’s office. The federal watchdog had been undertaking the investigation of the Pompeos for years, leading to fiery criticism of…

‘We must act,’ Biden says, after yet another mass shooting

‘We must act,’ Biden says, after yet another mass shooting

Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden, faced with yet another mass shooting on his watch, said Friday that the news of at least eight Americans killed in Indianapolis on Thursday night has “become too normal.” “Too many Americans are dying every single day from gun violence,” Biden said in a…

Congress could soon get answers about Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide

Congress could soon get answers about Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide

Douglas Rissing/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Congress could soon get answers as to how financier Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide in Bureau of Prisons custody in August 2019, according to testimony given by BOP Director Michael Carvajal at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday. Epstein died while being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan, and…

Former Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones to challenge Gov. Brian Kemp in GOP primary

Former Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones to challenge Gov. Brian Kemp in GOP primary

Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images(ATLANTA) — A former Democratic state lawmaker who changed his party affiliation after endorsing Donald Trump’s reelection announced a bid to challenge Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, one of Trump’s top Republican targets in the 2022 election cycle. “The governor’s office has failed to fight for you and for me,” Jones said…

National World War I Memorial unveiled in Washington

National World War I Memorial unveiled in Washington

World War I Centennial Commission/Youtube(WASHINGTON) — A flag that’s flown over cemeteries in Europe where Americans killed in “The Great War” are buried has been raised again over Pershing Park in Washington, the new home of the National World War I Memorial. Located on Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House, the memorial was unveiled Friday…

What the 1st fundraising quarter signals about 2022 Senate map

What the 1st fundraising quarter signals about 2022 Senate map

uschools/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The shape of the Senate battlefield next year is still unfolding, with some undecided candidates staying on the sidelines for now, but financial disclosure reports from the first three months of the year could offer a glimpse into the early maneuvering by potential contenders. One of the most vulnerable incumbents at the center…

President Biden urges Senate to ‘step up and act’ on gun reform

President Biden urges Senate to ‘step up and act’ on gun reform

OlegAlbinksy/iStock(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to the White House on Friday, making it the first in-person foreign leader to visit during his presidency. “I greatly appreciate the chance to spend time with you in person and to make our exchange of ideas face to face,” Biden said during a…

Justice Department sues Roger Stone, wife for $2 million in unpaid taxes

Justice Department sues Roger Stone, wife for $2 million in unpaid taxes

Marilyn Nieves/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department has sued former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone and his wife, Nydia, for $2 million dollars in unpaid taxes. The suit alleges that the Stones owe the money through Drake Ventures, an LLC set up by the Stones. The DOJ says they did not pay taxes through this LLC…