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National Archives installs unaltered 2017 Women’s March photo after controversy

National Archives installs unaltered 2017 Women’s March photo after controversy

The National Archives on Wednesday installed an original photograph of the 2017 Women’s March days after removing an altered one that censored signs referencing women’s anatomy and President Donald Trump’s name. The original photograph, taken by Getty Images’ Mario Tama, shows a sea of people marching down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC, on January 21,…MORE

NYC councilman renews effort to give noncitizens right to vote in local elections

NYC councilman renews effort to give noncitizens right to vote in local elections

A bill that would expand voting rights to some immigrants who are not US citizens was introduced Thursday in the New York City Council. City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, an immigrant from the Dominican Republic, is sponsoring the legislation, which would give the right to vote in municipal elections to New York residents who are legal…MORE

Senators considering short morning-only impeachment session on Saturday

Senators considering short morning-only impeachment session on Saturday

Senators and aides in each party say there is an effort in the works to hold a short, morning-only impeachment trial session on Saturday to hear the beginning of the opening arguments from President Donald Trump’s defense counsel and then allowing senators to leave town for the weekend. The plan is not finalized but seemed…MORE

UN expert recommends Kushner change his phone after suspected Saudi hack

UN expert recommends Kushner change his phone after suspected Saudi hack

One of the United Nations investigators involved in assessing the hack of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s telephone says other people in regular contact with the powerful Saudi Crown Prince — such as President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner — should be careful and replace their phones. Agnes Callamard, one of two UN special rapporteurs who…MORE

CNN cancels Democratic presidential town halls because of impeachment trial

CNN cancels Democratic presidential town halls because of impeachment trial

CNN has canceled the Democratic presidential town halls scheduled to take place next week ahead of the Iowa caucuses because of the ongoing impeachment trial, a CNN spokesperson said Thursday. The network is working on rescheduling the town halls, the spokesperson said. CNN was scheduled to host the leading contenders for the Democratic nomination at…MORE

Poll: Bernie Sanders rises and leads in New Hampshire

Poll: Bernie Sanders rises and leads in New Hampshire

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders leads in New Hampshire, continuing to widen his top position, according to a new WBUR poll conducted by MassInc. out Thursday. Sanders runs well ahead of the rest of the group, with 29% support among likely Democratic voters in the first-in-the-nation primary, followed by 17% support for former South Bend, Indiana,…MORE

Trump now says he’s open to entitlement cuts, including Medicare

Trump now says he’s open to entitlement cuts, including Medicare

President Donald Trump signaled this week that he’s open to cutting federal entitlements to reduce the federal deficit, despite previously campaigning on protecting Medicare and Social Security. Asked by CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, whether entitlements would ever be on his plate, Trump responded, “At some point they will be.” “We…MORE

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