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Iranian “Parliament” Urges Judiciary To Sentence Protesters To Death

A group of 227 members of the Iranian parliament (Majles) has called on the Judiciary to issue death sentences for people arrested...

House of Representatives Passes Bill to Avert Temporary Government Shutdown

The US House of Representatives on February 8 approved legislation to fund federal government agencies through March 11 and avoid a chaotic shutdown of many...

New York, New Jersey, & Several Other States Rollback Mask Mandates, Other COVID Mandates as Omicron Surge Recedes

Governor Kathy Hochul will drop New York’s stringent indoor mask mandate on February 9, ending a requirement that businesses ask customers for...

President Joe Biden Announces Deployment of 3,000 US Troops To Europe As Tensions Between Ukraine & Russia Increase

President Biden has approved the deployment of roughly 3,000 additional American troops to Europe "in the coming days", NBC News and The Wall Street Journal confirmed...

CDC: Omicron Cornavirus Variant Less Severe Compared To Earlier Variants

Federal health officials reported on January 25 that the Omicron COVID variant caused less severe illness in hospitalized patients than earlier virus...

President Joe Biden Discusses First Year Record, Agenda For 2022 In First News Conference In 10 Months

President Joe Biden escalated his partisan rhetoric on January 19 during his first news conference in 10 months, laying the blame for...

In A Major Defeat For The Demcoratic Party, Voting Rights Legislation Narrowly Fails In Senate

Voting legislation that the Democratic Party and civil rights leaders say is vital to protecting democracy collapsed late on January 19 when two...

Gallup Poll: Republican Party Overtakes Democratic Party In Party Identification For The First Time Since 1991

On average, Americans' political party preferences in 2021 looked similar to prior years, with slightly more US adults identifying as Democrats or...

Omicron Surge Spurs New Coronavirus Relief Push In Congress

Hotels, fitness clubs, tour bus companies, and minor league baseball clubs are part of a long line of businesses seeking billions of...

President Joe Biden Announces New US Coronavirus Strategy Regarding Omicron Variant

President Joe Biden on November 29 said the new Omicron coronavirus variant is "a cause for concern, not a cause for panic," as federal...

Negotiations Resume Between Iran, Major World Powers To Revive 2015 Nuclear Agreement

Negotiators in Vienna resumed talks on November 29 over reviving Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, with the US taking part at arm’s...

Republican Party Cements Control Over Competitive States Through Gerrymandering Going Into 2022 Elections

The Republican Party is locking in newly gerrymandered maps for the legislatures in four battleground states that are set to secure the party’s control...

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OurWeek In Politics (January 3, 2024-January 10, 2024)

Happy 2024! Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Biden Condemns Trump as...

President Biden Condemns Trump as Dire Threat to Democracy in a Blistering Speech

President Joe Biden on January 5 delivered a ferocious condemnation of former President Donald Trump, his likely 2024 opponent, warning in searing...

Biden Administration Sues Texas Over State’s Controversial Immigration Law

The Biden administration on January 3 filed a lawsuit against Texas over its controversial immigration law that gives local law enforcement in...

Former President Donald Trump Appeals Colorado ‘Insurrection Clause’ Ruling to Supreme Court

Former President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on January 3 to allow him to stay on the presidential primary ballot in...