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Phil Murphy Wins Reelection

Following a night of national disappointment for Democrats, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) narrowly defeated challenger Jack Ciattarelli (R), securing a second term. He will be sworn in for a second term in Jan. 2022, becoming the first Democratic governor in the state to win reelection since 1977. As of the latest count, Murphy […]

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January 6 Committee Investigations Heat Up After Rolling Stone Report

A House committee’s investigations into the events that unfolded in the United States Capitol on Jan. 6 are beginning to ramp up significantly. A report recently published in Rolling Stone reveals that the insurrection had significant planning involvement from incumbent members of Congress and staff of the Trump White House. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), in […]

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Texas Abortion Ban Sparks National Debate

A “six-week” abortion ban has recently gone into effect in Texas after the Supreme Court refused to give a ruling on the law’s constitutionality. On Sept. 2, following tumult in the Texas state legislature between Democrats and Republicans, a bill was passed—the first of its kind in the United States—that bans abortion beginning six weeks […]

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AOC Wears “Tax The Rich” Dress to Met Gala

On Sept. 13, the annual Costume Institute Gala (colloquially better known as the Met Gala) took place at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. To onlookers, it perhaps seemed a little unusual to see a congresswoman at an event which is usually designated for the top designers, actors, singers, and models of the moment, but […]