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Elizabeth Warren Announces , Senate Reelection Campaign. Politico reports that the 73-year-old senator officially announced that she's running for a third term on March 27. In a video posted to social media, Warren highlighted her accomplishments and included testimonials from her constituents. She also detailed her vision for the next six years. I first ran for Senate because I saw how the system is rigged for the rich and the powerful and against everyone else, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, via campaign announcement. Now, I’m running for Senate again because there’s a lot more we’ve got to do: Pass a wealth tax. Make child care affordable. , Sen. Elizabeth Warren, via campaign announcement. Protect our coastal communities. And build a 21st-century transportation system across all of Massachusetts, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, via campaign announcement. Oh — and like I’ve been saying for years — put stricter rules on banks so they don’t crash and hurt working people, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, via campaign announcement. According to a MassINC Polling Group survey conducted in early February, less than half of the residents in Massachusetts think Warren should seek another term. However, a late-February poll conducted by Change Research found Warren to have an 83% favorability rating among Democrats and left-leaning independents. Her continuous calls for better bank oversight have put her back into the spotlight amid the collapse of SVB and Signature Bank. Her continuous calls for better bank oversight have put her back into the spotlight amid the collapse of SVB and Signature Bank. Her continuous calls for better bank oversight have put her back into the spotlight amid the collapse of SVB and Signature Bank

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Mitch McConnell Is Hospitalized After Falling at a Hotel [Video]

Mitch McConnell Is Hospitalized After Falling at a Hotel

Mitch McConnell Is Hospitalized , After Falling at a Hotel. CNN reports that the Senate minority leader fell at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in Washington, D.C. A spokesperson issued a statement on his behalf. This evening, Leader McConnell tripped at a local hotel during a private dinner. He has been admitted to the hospital where he is receiving treatment, Spokesperson for Mitch McConnell, via statement. The extent of McConnell's injuries has not been disclosed. CNN reports that the 81-year-old had another fall in 2019 at his home in Kentucky. He tripped on his patio and ended up fracturing his shoulder. McConnell is the longest-serving Republican Senate leader. According to Senate.gov, he's been "elected to lead the Republican conference nine times since 2006.". Senate.gov also states that McConnell's been referred to as "the most important Republican since Ronald Reagan" and "the most conservative leader of either party in the history of the Senate.". CNN reports that his hospitalization comes as Democrats narrowly control the chamber, 51-49. Sens. John Fetterman and Dianne Feinstein have also been hospitalized recently for depression and shingles, respectively. Sens. John Fetterman and Dianne Feinstein have also been hospitalized recently for depression and shingles, respectively

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Mitt Romney Says Marjorie Taylor Greene’s ‘National Divorce’ Idea Is Insane [Video]

Mitt Romney Says Marjorie Taylor Greene’s ‘National Divorce’ Idea Is Insane

Mitt Romney Says Marjorie Taylor Greene’s , ‘National Divorce’ Idea Is Insane. Mitt Romney Says Marjorie Taylor Greene’s , ‘National Divorce’ Idea Is Insane. Insider reports that on Feb. 20, Rep. Greene suggested that America needs "a national divorce," splitting the nation into "red states and blue states.". Insider reports that on Feb. 20, Rep. Greene suggested that America needs "a national divorce," splitting the nation into "red states and blue states.". From the sick and disgusting woke culture issues shoved down our throats to the Democrat's traitorous America Last policies, we are done. , Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, via Twitter. The following day, she doubled down on her proposal while appearing on Fox News. The last thing I ever want to see in America is a civil war. No one wants that — at least everyone I know would never want that — but it's going that direction, and we have to do something about it, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, via Fox News. Our ideas, our policies and our ways of life have become so far apart that it's just coming to that point, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, via Fox News. Sen. Romney commented on Greene's suggestion while speaking to 'The Salt Lake Tribune.'. I think Abraham Lincoln dealt with that kind of insanity, Sen. Mitt Romney, via 'The Salt Lake Tribune'. We're not going to divide the country. It's united we stand and divided we fall, Sen. Mitt Romney, via 'The Salt Lake Tribune'. There are some people in my party and the other party that say things to try and get a headline and get people to send them money. And that happens to be in today's 'loony left,' or I should say 'loony right.', Sen. Mitt Romney, via 'The Salt Lake Tribune'. Utah Gov. Spencer Cox also weighed in, calling Greene's suggestion "evil" and "destructive.". We don't need a divorce, we need marriage counseling. And we need elected leaders that don't profit by tearing us apart, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox, via Twitter

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Many Americans Believe That Media Misinforms the Public, Survey Shows [Video]

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Many Americans Believe That, Media Misinforms the Public, Survey Shows . Many Americans Believe That, Media Misinforms the Public, Survey Shows . Associated Press reports that a recent survey showed that half of Americans believe national news organizations intentionally mislead or misinform the public. . Associated Press reports that a recent survey showed that half of Americans believe national news organizations intentionally mislead or misinform the public. . The survey was conducted by Gallup and the Knight Foundation. Just 25% of those surveyed said they agreed with the statement that national news organizations do not intend to mislead. . 52% of those surveyed said they disagreed with the statement that national news outlets “care about the best interests of their readers, viewers and listeners.”. Just 23% said they believed that journalists were acting in the public's best interests. Americans don’t seem to think that the national news organizations care about the overall impact of their reporting on the society, John Sands, Knight’s senior director for media and democracy, via Associated Press. According to Sarah Fioroni, a consultant for Gallup, the survey shows a depth of distrust that transcends the foundations and processes of journalism. AP reports that similar to other studies, Knight and Gallup found that Democrats trust news outlets more than Republicans. Overall, 55% of those surveyed said that coverage contained a great deal of political bias, compared to 45% in 2017. 5,593 Americans aged 18 and older participated in the study, which ran from May 31 to July 21, 2022

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Feinstein Announces She Will Not Run For Reelection Amid Pressure to Step Down [Video]

Feinstein Announces She Will Not Run For Reelection Amid Pressure to Step Down

Feinstein Announces She , Will Not Run For Reelection , Amid Pressure to Step Down. On February 14, Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced that she will not run for reelection after her current term ends in early 2025. . On February 14, Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced that she will not run for reelection after her current term ends in early 2025. . ABC reports that Feinstein said she plans to continue serving until that time comes. . I am announcing today I will not run for reelection in 2024 but intend to accomplish as much for California as I can through the end of next year when my term ends. , Dianne Feinstein, Democrat Senator from California, via ABC News. I am announcing today I will not run for reelection in 2024 but intend to accomplish as much for California as I can through the end of next year when my term ends. , Dianne Feinstein, Democrat Senator from California, via ABC News. The 89-year-old Feinstein has served in the Senate since 1992. Over the course of her political career, she has won several senior posts. . Over the course of her political career she has won several senior posts. . Even with a divided Congress, we can still pass bills that will improve lives. Each of us was sent here to solve problems. , Dianne Feinstein, Democrat Senator from California, via ABC News. That's what I've done for the last 30 years, and that's what I plan to do for the next two years. My thanks to the people of California for allowing me to serve them, Dianne Feinstein, Democrat Senator from California, via ABC News. That's what I've done for the last 30 years, and that's what I plan to do for the next two years. My thanks to the people of California for allowing me to serve them, Dianne Feinstein, Democrat Senator from California, via ABC News. ABC reports that Feinstein, the Senate's oldest sitting member, has been facing pressure to make way for a younger generation of Democrat leaders. ABC reports that Feinstein, the Senate's oldest sitting member, has been facing pressure to make way for a younger generation of Democrat leaders. Earlier this year, Feinstein declined the role of president pro tempore, a spot typically held by the majority party's senior member. Earlier this year, Feinstein declined the role of president pro tempore, a spot typically held by the majority party's senior member. Prior to joining the Senate in 1992, Feinstein served as the city of San Francisco's first female mayor

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Senate Votes to Repeal Authorizations for Military Operations in Iraq [Video]

Senate Votes to Repeal Authorizations for Military Operations in Iraq

Senate Votes to Repeal , Authorizations for Military , Operations in Iraq. On March 29, the United States Senate voted to terminate two decades-old resolutions that grant authorizations for the use of military force (AUMF) in Iraq. On March 29, the United States Senate voted to terminate two decades-old resolutions that grant authorizations for the use of military force (AUMF) in Iraq. Fox News reports that critics have long claimed that the resolutions have been used inappropriately to justify military campaigns in the region. The Senate repealed 1991 and 2002 authorizations for military force used in the Gulf War and following the 9/11 attacks. . We’re going through the responsible, much-needed and much-neglected work of finally, legally bringing a war to a close. , Todd Young, Republican Indiana Senator, via Fox News . Earlier this month, Sen. Todd Young's office , said ending the AUMFs would... . ...reassert Congress’ constitutional role in deciding whether and when to send our service members into harm’s way and enhance the relationship the United States now has with a sovereign, democratic Iraq, Sen. Todd Young's office, via statement. Opponents of repealing the authorizations, including GOP Leader Mitch McConnell, claim they are critical for U.S. deterrence against Iran. I am opposed to Congress sunsetting any military force authorizations in the Middle East. Our terrorist enemies aren’t sunsetting their war against us. , Mitch McConnell, Senate GOP Leader, via Fox News . I am opposed to Congress sunsetting any military force authorizations in the Middle East. Our terrorist enemies aren’t sunsetting their war against us. , Mitch McConnell, Senate GOP Leader, via Fox News . And when we deploy our service members in harm’s way, we need to supply them with all the support and legal authorities that we can. , Mitch McConnell, Senate GOP Leader, via Fox News . Fox News reports that the legislation does not affect the authorization of military force against people and groups responsible for the 9/11 attacks. Senator Rand Paul's proposed amendment to include that measure in the bill was voted down 86 to 9.

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This Day in History: President Andrew Johnson Is Impeached [Video]

This Day in History: President Andrew Johnson Is Impeached

This Day in History:, President Andrew Johnson Is Impeached. February 24, 1868. Johnson assumed the presidency after Lincoln's assassination. He became the first U.S. president to be impeached. 11 articles of impeachment were approved by the House of Representatives. They arose from Johnson's unpopular and racist post-Civil War Reconstruction policies. and the firing of Lincoln appointed secretary of war, Edwin Stanton. Johnson's Senate impeachment trial began on March 13. He was not convicted, narrowly escaping removal from office

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US lawmakers’ bipartisan bill reaffirms Arunachal Pradesh as integral part of India | Oneindia News [Video]

US lawmakers’ bipartisan bill reaffirms Arunachal Pradesh as integral part of India | Oneindia News

In the US, Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley from Oregon and Republican Senator Bill Hagerty from Tennessee collaborated on a Senate resolution which affirms the United States' recognition of Arunachal Pradesh, an Indian state, as an integral part of the Republic of India. #ArunachalPradesh #LAC #IndiaChina

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'RHOA' Star Eva Marcille Files to Divorce Husband Michael Sterling

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Mongolia and Great Britain make waves amid Georgia's judo heroes [Video]

Mongolia and Great Britain make waves amid Georgia's judo heroes

Day two of the Tbilisi Grand Slam continued the incredible momentum of the first.

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Britain's Renshall wins sixth judo Grand Slam

Great Britain's Lucy Renshall wins her sixth Grand Slam title with victory in the Tbilisi Grand Slam in Georgia.
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Protests in Georgia: riots continue in Tbilisi [Video]

Protests in Georgia: riots continue in Tbilisi

Police fired tear gas, water cannons and stun grenades at protesters in the Georgian capital Tbilisi late on Wednesday.

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Second night of mass protests over foreign agent bill in Georgia [Video]

Second night of mass protests over foreign agent bill in Georgia

Georgian police used water cannon Wednesday night to try to disperse large numbers of protesters gathered near the parliament building in Tbilisi in opposition to a law that would threaten media and NGOs

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