Ousted federal election official gave himself a pay raise and misused funds for Harvard classes, watchdog says

Facing yet another contentious presidential election year, a federal bipartisan commission tasked with strengthening election security around the country quietly confirmed in January that its third executive director had departed the agency in a ...

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Wednesday, 24 April 2024
Senate passes Ukraine aid, Israel funding and TikTok crackdown, sending bill to Biden’s desk

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a $95 billion package to provide critical aid to Ukraine and enact a provision that could lead to a nationwide ban on TikTok. The vote of 79-18 sends the package to the ...

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Wednesday, 24 April 2024
Transgender Louisianans say they’ve lost an ally in the governor’s seat

BATON ROUGE, La. — As transgender people in Louisiana watched surrounding states in the deeply conservative South implement a slew of laws targeting nearly every facet of their lives in recent years, they counted on their ally in the governor’s offic ...

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Wednesday, 24 April 2024
Expelled former Rep. George Santos ends his independent bid for Congress

Former New York Rep. George Santos announced Tuesday that he was ending his independent campaign for a seat in Congress. Santos, a Republican who was expelled from the House late last year, had said last month that he was running for N ...

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Wednesday, 24 April 2024