Politics

In this world, every act can be a political act. Here are our extensive reports on the subject.

Congressman-elect Robert Garcia to take oath on rare copy of ‘Superman no.1’

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Congressman-elect Robert Garcia, a Peruvian immigrant, openly gay man and self-proclaimed “comic book nerd,”has been drawing a lot of attention from superhero fans bringing some much-appreciated levity into the political dimension.

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Juneteenth: a deserved historical holiday

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On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden raised his pen to a historically important bill known as “Juneteenth Independence Day,” making this the first new national federal holiday since 1983, when Martin Luther King Jr. Day was signed into law by former President Ronald Reagan.

The Democratic Party wins control of the US Senate

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Jon Ossoff has defeated Republican incumbent David Perdue and Raphael Warnock has defeated Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler in the Senate runoff elections, according to projections by The Associated Press, ABC News and NBC News. Their victories mean that Democrats will have control of the House and Senate in the first two years of President-elect Joe Biden’s presidency.

Joe Biden and Donald Trump rally in Georgia

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All eyes are on a runoff election that has Democrats Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock squaring off against Republicans David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, determining which party controls the chamber. President-elect Joe Biden and Donald Trump are expected to arrive in Georgia by Monday evening while Vice President Mike Pence will deliver remarks.

Is the U.S. on the fast track to the left?

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“What we witness is a pendulum: a swing to the left and a swing to the right. I think in the immediate future we are going to be swinging left,” said Greg Brown (66). The teacher and politico, as he appropriately calls himself, had just finished up with his classes for the day. He was now answering my questions on where exactly this country is headed, a feat too great for the voter data on Census.gov.

Senate Majority Leader’s home vandalized

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Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell’s (R-K.Y) home in the Highlands section of Louisville, Kentucky was vandalized overnight. The vandalism occurred one day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-C.A) home in San Fransisco was vandalized with fake pigs blood and graffiti as well.

The Senate votes to override Trump’s defense bill veto

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The Senate has gathered on New Year’s Day to vote to override President Trump’s veto on the defense bill. On Monday, the House secured enough votes to reject Trump’s veto of a $740 billion defense funding bill, marking the first successful override vote of Trump’s presidency.

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