Tag : States (US)

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Florida and Texas Join the March to Restrict Voting Access

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Hours after Florida installed a rash of new voting restrictions, the Republican-led Legislature in Texas pressed ahead on Thursday with its own far-reaching bill that...
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Why Democratic Departures From the House Have Republicans Salivating

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Representative Ann Kirkpatrick of Arizona, who last year entered an alcohol rehabilitation program after falling on the Washington Metro, also chose not to seek re-election....
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C.D.C. Eases Outdoor Mask Guidance for Vaccinated Americans

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WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took a major step on Tuesday toward coaxing Americans into a post-pandemic world, relaxing the rules...
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How Mask Guidelines Have Evolved in a Pandemic Year

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A lot has changed since early 2020, when countries around the world first realized the potential threat of a highly contagious, and still mysterious, flulike...
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Federal Aid to Renters Moves Slowly, Leaving Many at Risk

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WASHINGTON — Four months after Congress approved tens of billions of dollars in emergency rental aid, only a small portion has reached landlords and tenants,...
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House Approves D.C. Statehood, but Senate Obstacles Remain

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On Thursday, lawmakers pointed to the deadly Capitol riot on Jan. 6, in which Washington’s Metropolitan Police Department helped respond to the chaos, as further...