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Justice Department Warns States About ‘Unusual’ Trump-Inspired ‘Audits’

July 29, 2021
Ryan Reilly | The HuffPost
As Trump-supporting politicians in states around the country consider conducting conspiratorial “audits” of the 2020 election returns, the Justice Department warned Wednesday that federal law requires states to maintain possession of or direct supervision over election records that some states are handing over to ill-prepared contractors.
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CDC urges vaccinated people in covid hot spots to resume wearing masks indoors

July 29, 2021
Dan Diamond, Joel Achenbach, Yasmeen Abutaleb, Adam Taylor | The Washington Post
Vaccinated people may be able to spread the coronavirus and should resume wearing masks under certain circumstances, the nation’s top public health official said Tuesday in a gloomy acknowledgment that the mutated delta variant has reversed the promising trend lines of spring.
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “I Alone Can Fix It”

July 23, 2021
The Washington Post’s Carol Leonnig & Philip Rucker join moderator Yamiche Alcindor for an in-depth discussion about their new book “I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year.”

White House Ramps Up Efforts As Delta Variant Spikes

July 23, 2021
COVID-19 continues to sweep its way across the country, putting unvaccinated Americans at the highest risk. The panel discussed vaccine skepticism, the select committee to investigate Jan. 6th, and new reporting on former President Trump’s reaction to the insurrection.
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July 23, 2021
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Pelosi rejects appointment of Republican Reps. Jordan and Banks to January 6 select committee

July 21, 2021
Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released a statement rejecting the recommendation to appoint Republicans Rep. Jim Jordan and Rep. Jim Banks to the January 6 select committee.
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‘Breakthrough’ COVID cases hit the White House

July 21, 2021
Rachel Scott | ABC News
Fully vaccinated staffers from the White House, to Speaker Pelosi's office have tested positive. And the urgent plea, Mitch Mcconnell saying do not listen to the misinformation, urging the unvaccinated to get the shot.
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Republicans plan to block vote on bipartisan infrastructure bill, pushing for more time to write it

July 21, 2021
Manu Raju, Alex Rogers | CNN
Senate Republicans are expected to block a vote Wednesday to start debate on a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, as they push for more time to strike a deal with Democrats and write the legislation.
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Cuban Protests & The Latest on COVID-19

July 16, 2021
President Biden’s Latin American policies are challenged as protests spiral in Cuba, due to the government's pandemic response. The panel also discussed pressures on the White House to support a Democratic government in Haiti, and more on the threat of rising COVID cases.
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