House Oversight report shows inadequate discipline for border agents connected to offensive Facebook groups

(CNN)US Customs and Border Protection determined that 60 CBP agents “engaged in misconduct and were subject to discipline” in a review of controversial Facebook posts, a new congressional report says, but many only received light final penalties from the agency and remain in their posts. The agency conducted 135 investigations into personnel affiliated with a…

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Lower premiums, more choices on Obamacare exchanges for 2022 as Democrats battle to extend generous subsidies

(CNN)Consumers shopping for health coverage on the federal Affordable Care Act exchanges can likely find lower premiums and more choices for 2022 — as well as generous government assistance, according to a Biden administration report released Monday.The upcoming open enrollment period, which begins November 1 and runs through January 15, is the first for President…

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Pelosi says Democrats plan to have ‘agreement’ on spending bill and vote on bipartisan infrastructure bill next week

(CNN)House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday Democrats are planning to have an “agreement” on a framework for President Joe Biden’s sweeping social safety net plan and a vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill in the next week.”That’s the plan,” she told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.”Asked if they’ll have a deal on…

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Obama says New Jersey Republican gubernatorial candidate won’t be a ‘champion of democracy’

Newark, New Jersey (CNN)Former President Barack Obama, stumping in Newark, New Jersey Saturday, took aim at Republican gubernatorial challenger Jack Ciattarelli, saying his participation in a rally to overturn the 2020 election shows “he’s not going to be a champion of democracy.”Obama was making his second campaign stop of the day, this one in support…

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Virginia Democrats sue USPS over delayed delivery of election-related material

(CNN)The Virginia Democratic Party filed a lawsuit against the US Postal Service on Friday, alleging local branches failed to deliver and process election-related material ahead of its high stakes gubernatorial race, thereby “threatening to disenfranchise thousands of Virginia voters.”The organization says delays in election-related mail across Albemarle County, which includes the city of Charlottesville, James…

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White House further postpones disclosure of JFK assassination documents, citing Covid

(CNN)The White House announced late Friday that it would further postpone the release of more documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, pointing to the “significant impact” of the Covid-19 pandemic. President Joe Biden issued a memo that said the national archivist recommended he “‘direct two public releases of the information…

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