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Neera Tanden’s OMB nomination failed. Her fallback plan remains a mystery.

A Democrat close to the process also noted: “The irony is was put in that role because she probably couldn’t get confirmed.” Health...

Facebook lifts political ad ban

Facebook will now return political ads to its platform, one of the largest and most cost-effective ways for campaigns to reach voters and potential...

D.C. National Guard chief: Pentagon dragged its feet on Jan. 6 backup

But Walker says he didn’t get a response until after 5 p.m. — well after rioters had overtaken the Capitol, sending lawmakers fleeing for...

U.S. forces: Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting U.S. troops

It was the first attack since the U.S. struck Iran-aligned militia targets along the Iraq-Syria border last week, killing killed one militiaman and stoking...

Citizens blame EU and national governments for slow coronavirus vaccine rollout: Poll – POLITICO

Citizens in Germany, France and Sweden are directing blame at Brussels over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic and vaccine rollouts, according to polling...

Newsom calls Texas ‘absolutely reckless’ for lifting Covid rules

California Governor Gavin Newsom stands at a press conference following the opening of a new large scale vaccination site at Cal State Los Angeles....

EU and US slap sanctions on Russia over Navalny – POLITICO

Brussels and Washington imposed new sanctions against senior Russian officials on Tuesday, delivering a one-two punch at the Kremlin over the poisoning attack and...

Gensler: SEC should consider corporate political spending disclosures

Why it matters: Democrats, including Menendez and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, have pressed the SEC for years to impose more political spending transparency...

Vernon Jordan, activist and former Clinton advisor, dies at 85

After stints as field secretary for the Georgia NAACP and executive director of the United Negro College Fund, he became head of the National...

4 takeaways from Facebook’s Australian brawl – POLITICO

SYDNEY — You don't just resend a friend request after unfriending someone. After the Australian government proposed legislation that would force Google and Facebook to...

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