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Bush calls on Congress to tone down ‘harsh rhetoric’ about immigration

Bush calls on Congress to tone down ‘harsh rhetoric’ about immigration

Former President George W. Bush on Sunday called on Congress to tone down the “harsh rhetoric” on immigration, adding that he hopes that doing so will “set a tone that is more respectful” of immigrants and lead to more reform. “I do want to say to Congress, please put aside all of the harsh rhetoric…MORE

Boehner: ‘Republicans have to go back to being Republicans’

Boehner: ‘Republicans have to go back to being Republicans’

Former Republican House Speaker John Boehner on Sunday urged his party to return to its traditional principles, saying a focus on things like fiscal responsibility and strong national defense are key to winning back control of Congress in upcoming elections. “You know, what I’ve suggested here over the last several months is, Republicans have to…MORE

Fauci on gun violence: ‘How can you say that’s not a public health issue?’

Fauci on gun violence: ‘How can you say that’s not a public health issue?’

Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser, acknowledged Sunday that gun violence in the US is a public health emergency. “Myself, as public health person, I think you can’t run away from that. When you see people getting killed, in this last month it’s just been horrifying what’s happened. How can you say…MORE

How the Trump era made redistricting more complicated

The political upheaval caused by the rise of former President Donald Trump has forced party operatives and elected officials tasked with laying out the nation’s congressional districts for the next decade to determine whether those shifts were aberrations or signs of more lasting changes. Trump’s tenure saw dramatic shifts for both parties. Appalled by the…MORE

US and China agree to cooperate on climate change after talks in Shanghai

The US and China have agreed to cooperate on climate change after two days of high-profile meetings in Shanghai, despite rising tensions between the two countries. In a joint statement released on Sunday, Washington and Beijing said the climate crisis “must be addressed with seriousness and urgency” and agreed to work together to “strengthen” the…MORE

Marjorie Taylor Greene scraps planned launch of controversial ‘America First’ caucus amid blowback from GOP

Marjorie Taylor Greene scraps planned launch of controversial ‘America First’ caucus amid blowback from GOP

Conservative Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is scrapping the planned launch of her “America First” caucus after receiving blowback from leaders in her own party, despite confirming through a spokesperson on Friday that the caucus would launch. Nick Dyer, Greene’s spokesperson, told CNN in an email on Saturday afternoon the Georgia Republican is not “launching anything.”…MORE

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