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Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

Representatives for Barack Obama sent a cease-and-desist letter to a Republican super PAC on Wednesday, demanding that they stop airing an ad that uses the former President’s words to imply former Vice President Joe Biden supports “plantation politics.” The ad was made by The Committee to Defend the President, a super PAC that works to…MORE

Louisiana governor calls for judge who admitted to using the n-word to resign

Louisiana governor calls for judge who admitted to using the n-word to resign

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is calling for a district judge to resign after she admitted to using the n-word in text messages, saying she has “compromised her ability to preside as a judge.” District Judge Jessie LeBlanc, who is white, is facing increasing pressure to step down after she admitted to using “n***er” at…MORE

White House weighing appointing coronavirus czar, despite denials

White House weighing appointing coronavirus czar, despite denials

White House officials have privately weighed appointing a czar to oversee the administration’s response to the growing novel coronavirus outbreak, despite public denials by members of the administration, sources inside the administration and advisers close to the White House say. President Donald Trump has also privately expressed frustration with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex…MORE

Louisiana Republican Ralph Abraham announces retirement from Congress

Louisiana Republican Ralph Abraham announces retirement from Congress

Rep. Ralph Abraham, a Louisiana Republican, announced Wednesday that he will not seek reelection this year. Abraham’s departure makes him one of more than two dozen House Republicans retiring or seeking another office this Congress. In his statement, Abraham said he made the decision to only serve three terms when he was first elected six…MORE

Justice Department creates section dedicated to denaturalization cases

Justice Department creates section dedicated to denaturalization cases

The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it’s dedicating a section of its workforce to review denaturalization cases — a move that’s likely to worry immigrant advocates who’ve expressed concern about the administration stripping citizenship from Americans. The latest move by the Justice Department is in line with broader administration efforts to investigate cases where individuals…MORE