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Ammon Bundy announces run for Idaho governor

Ammon Bundy announces run for Idaho governor

Ammon Bundy, the rancher who captured national attention when he led an armed occupation of federal land in Oregon, has announced his run for governor of Idaho. “I’m running for governor because I’m sick and tired of all of this political garbage just like you are,” Bundy said in a video announcing his campaign on…MORE

Sanders signals openness to Manchin’s voting rights compromise

Sanders signals openness to Manchin’s voting rights compromise

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday signaled openness to West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin’s proposed changes to sweeping elections overhaul legislation being debated in Congress. “Sounds like I’m open to doing everything I possibly can to protect American democracy,” Sanders, an independent from Vermont who caucuses with the Democrats, said when pressed by CNN’s Dana Bash…MORE

Sanders says he wants an infrastructure package with a larger price tag

Sanders says he wants an infrastructure package with a larger price tag

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday said it’s urgent that Democrats work toward an infrastructure package with a larger price tag that addresses climate change and other related issues. “I sometimes think we get boggled down in numbers and that’s important, but we’ve got to look at what the needs are of the American people, what’s…MORE

Bidens announce their ‘beloved’ German Shepherd Champ has died

Bidens announce their ‘beloved’ German Shepherd Champ has died

The Bidens announced Saturday that their “beloved” German Shepherd Champ has died. “Our hearts are heavy today as we let you all know that our beloved German Shepherd, Champ, passed away peacefully at home,” President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden said in a statement. “He was our constant, cherished companion during the last…MORE

First on CNN: Biden administration moves to make gender confirmation surgery available through Veteran Affairs health care system

First on CNN: Biden administration moves to make gender confirmation surgery available through Veteran Affairs health care system

Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough is moving to make gender confirmation surgery available to transgender veterans through Veterans Affairs health care coverage, according to a VA department spokesperson. McDonough will announce the move at a Pride event at the Orlando Vet Center in Florida later on Saturday, according to the spokesperson. “We are taking the…MORE

New York City’s chaotic mayoral campaign is jolted by a late twist

New York City’s chaotic mayoral campaign is jolted by a late twist

The race to become New York City’s 110th mayor began in a pandemic-enforced bubble, with the campaign playing out in drab Zoom forums, on social media and through the press, where email statements took the place of live exhortations to swells of supporters. But with the city now open as vaccination rates climb and infection…MORE

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