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Biden administration prepares to inherit controversial Trump immigration policies

Biden administration prepares to inherit controversial Trump immigration policies

When President-elect Joe Biden comes into office, he will inherit the Trump administration’s restrictionist immigration agenda, which cut access to asylum and has kept migrants in limbo in Mexico while they await humanitarian protection in the US. Biden has promised swift change, but it won’t be simple. “They’re realizing that they have two months to…MORE

Colorado governor and spouse test positive for Covid-19

Colorado governor and spouse test positive for Covid-19

Colorado Democratic Gov. Jared Polis and his spouse have tested positive for Covid-19 and are both asymptomatic, according to a statement from the governor’s office. “This evening, Governor Polis and First Gentleman (Marlon) Reis learned that they have tested positive for COVID-19,” the statement reads. Both are feeling well and will continue to isolate in…MORE

McConnell suspends in-person lunches for GOP senators

McConnell suspends in-person lunches for GOP senators

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is suspending in-person lunches for GOP senators, according to his press secretary Doug Andres, ahead of the Senate’s return next week. Democrats suspended their in-person lunches in the spring as a precaution because of the coronavirus pandemic. Coronavirus cases are surging across the country — and in Congress. At least…MORE

Pennsylvania Supreme Court dismisses another election case brought by Republicans

Pennsylvania Supreme Court dismisses another election case brought by Republicans

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit Saturday night from US Rep. Mike Kelly and other Republicans, after they had tried to invalidate absentee voting and block the certification of votes in recent weeks. The dismissal adds to a growing number of losses in court for Republicans and supporters of President Donald Trump, who have…MORE

With all eyes on Georgia, RNC chair tries to convince Republicans to vote in runoff elections

With all eyes on Georgia, RNC chair tries to convince Republicans to vote in runoff elections

At a Saturday campaign stop in Marietta, Georgia, Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel attempted to persuade Republicans to vote in the Georgia Senate runoff elections, even as voters expressed ambivalence about expanding “money and work when it’s already decided.” Incumbent Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler are facing tough reelection battles in two January…MORE

The QAnon conspiracy is fake. The harm it’s doing to child welfare groups is real

The QAnon conspiracy is fake. The harm it’s doing to child welfare groups is real

Child welfare organizations for months have felt the full weight of the coronavirus pandemic, navigating concerns about unreported abuse and ensuring their resources are available to at-risk children. But now, deeper into the outbreak, a new challenge is emerging that’s complicating their critical outreach efforts: the QAnon conspiracy theory. The most basic QAnon belief —…MORE

Biden picks up small number of votes in Milwaukee County after Trump-requested recount

Biden picks up small number of votes in Milwaukee County after Trump-requested recount

President-elect Joe Biden saw a small net gain in votes as Milwaukee County, Wisconsin’s largest, certified its presidential general election results Friday after a recount requested by the Trump campaign. The results showed a net gain of 132 votes for Biden, with President Donald Trump receiving 134,482 votes and Biden receiving 317,527 after the recount,…MORE

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