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Santos Steps Down from House Panels Amid Ethics Issues

Santos Steps Down from House Panels Amid Ethics Issues

Republican Rep. George Santos of New York told GOP colleagues Tuesday he is temporarily stepping down from his two congressional committees, a move that comes amid a host of ethics issues and a day after he met with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

The Corruption Runs Deep | Erin Poe, Co-Founder, Army of Parents

The Corruption Runs Deep | Erin Poe, Co-Founder, Army of Parents

If you turn on the news these days it is plain to see the correlation between the hidden/ stolen classified documentation of former political leaders and how public school systems hide documentation and data from stakeholders needed to make educational decisions for the betterment of children’s education. 

Biden, McCarthy to Discuss Debt Limit in Talks on Wednesday

Biden, McCarthy to Discuss Debt Limit in Talks on Wednesday

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said Sunday he is looking forward to discussing with President Joe Biden a “reasonable and responsible way that we can lift the debt ceiling ” when the two meet Wednesday for their first sit-down at the White House since McCarthy was elected to the post.

Trustees Picked by DeSantis May Change Progressive College

Trustees Picked by DeSantis May Change Progressive College

That’s how New College of Florida describes its approach to higher education in an admission brochure. The state school of fewer than 1,000 students nestled along Sarasota Bay has long been known for its progressive thought and creative course offerings that don’t use traditional grades.

Classified Docs Probe Pushes Biden Think Tank into Spotlight

Classified Docs Probe Pushes Biden Think Tank into Spotlight

As Joe Biden contemplated his next move in 2017 after decades in government, he considered a familiar path — creating a Washington-based think tank to focus on international affairs and diplomacy. It proved an easy sell and a lucrative one, too.

Should Federal Grants Favor Highway Repair Over Expansion?

Should Federal Grants Favor Highway Repair Over Expansion?

Arizona officials refer to a notoriously congested stretch of desert highway through tribal land as the Wild Horse Pass Corridor, a label that’s less about horses than the bustling casino by the same name located just north of where the interstate constricts to four lanes.

AG: Ex-Parole Board Chair Violated Law; Too Late for Charges

AG: Ex-Parole Board Chair Violated Law; Too Late for Charges

A former Virginia Parole Board chair violated state policy and law in her handling of cases at the start of the coronavirus pandemic and could have faced criminal charges if not for the statute of limitations, the state’s attorney general said Wednesday.

Russian Attacks on Ukraine Reported; at Least 11 Dead

Russian Attacks on Ukraine Reported; at Least 11 Dead

Russian forces fired another rash of missiles and self-exploding drones in nearly a dozen provinces of Ukraine early Thursday, causing the first attack-related death of the year in Kyiv and killing at least 11 people in all, according to Ukrainian authorities.

McCarythy Says He’ll Block Schiff, Swalwell from Intel Panel

McCarythy Says He’ll Block Schiff, Swalwell from Intel Panel

Speaker Kevin McCarthy reiterated Tuesday that he will block Democratic Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell of California from serving on the House committee that oversees national intelligence, saying the decision was not based on political payback but because “integrity matters, and they have failed in that place.”

Senate Panel Advances Long-Stalled Campaign Finance Reform

Senate Panel Advances Long-Stalled Campaign Finance Reform

A Virginia Senate committee advanced a bill Tuesday that would prohibit lawmakers from using campaign funds for personal expenses like a mortgage or country club membership — a change lawmakers have long resisted adopting.

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