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Janet has had a long career in journalism, covering at various points entertainment, science and technology and politics. She spent 20 years covering Capitol Hill, the federal agencies and the White House.She even spent brief periods working for the federal government.Although she has her personal political beliefs, Janet's of an age to remember when people in Washington were able to work on a bipartisan basis, even when they, too, had strongly held political beliefs.
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McCarthy’s Select Committee Picks Unite 3 Disparate Congresswomen

McCarthy’s Select Committee Picks Unite 3 Disparate Congresswomen

There is undoubtedly very little that these three congresswomen agree. But, when it came to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's choices to sit on the new House select committee which will be probing the deadly January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol Building, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, of New York, and Republican Liz Cheney, of Wyoming, found themselves in perfect harmony.
Senators Seek To Overhaul Congress’ Role In National Security With Bipartisan Legislation

Senators Seek To Overhaul Congress’ Role In National Security With Bipartisan Legislation

A group of senators, made up of both Democrats and Republicans, have introduced legislation designed to reclaim Congress’ role in national security matters.
Buttigieg: It’s ‘Critically Important’ Equity Is at Center of Infrastructure Conversation

Buttigieg: It’s ‘Critically Important’ Equity Is at Center of Infrastructure Conversation

The major national infrastructure initiative President Biden has planned isn't just about rebuilding roads and bridges. It's also about trying to instill some equity with Black Americans, and other historically disadvantaged communities, in how and where those highways, bridges and such are sited, according to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.
Sanders on the Budget Bill: ‘We Are Pouring a Huge Amount of Money into Moving Our Economy and Away from Fossil Fuels’

Sanders on the Budget Bill: ‘We Are Pouring a Huge Amount of Money into Moving Our Economy and Away from Fossil Fuels’

The $3.5 trillion spending package which Senate Democrats agreed to this week will be a highly transformative piece of legislation for the nation, according to its chief architect, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders.
Never Trumper Dent: ‘I Can’t Imagine’ Trump Running for President in 2024

Never Trumper Dent: ‘I Can’t Imagine’ Trump Running for President in 2024

Former president Donald Trump's a "diminished figure," who -- while still dangerous -- won't actually run for president in 2024, according to a former Republican congressman who developed a reputation as a "Never Trumper."
Fauci: ‘I Believe at the Local Level There Should Be’ More Vaccination Mandates

Fauci: ‘I Believe at the Local Level There Should Be’ More Vaccination Mandates

Given that lives are at stake, Dr Anthony Fauci favors extending vaccine mandates at the local level.
GOP Governor Complains Of Misinformation Leading to Lower Vaccination Rates While Fellow Republican Stoke Falsehoods

GOP Governor Complains Of Misinformation Leading to Lower Vaccination Rates While Fellow Republican Stoke Falsehoods

The Republican governor of Arkansas is speaking up about misinformation contributing to a lower rate of vaccination against COVID-19. It's Gov Asa Hutchinson's fellow Republicans who are typically spreading that misinformation, however.
Ariz. Secy. Of State: Everything that Comes out of Arizona Voter Fraud Probe Is Made Up

Ariz. Secy. Of State: Everything that Comes out of Arizona Voter Fraud Probe Is Made Up

Arizona's secretary of state, Katie Hobbs, is offering a large and well-deserved "buyer beware" for the partisan so-called ballot audit which has been dragging on since the spring.
Fauci to Anti-Vaxxers: Get over It, Get over this Political Statement and Save Lives

Fauci to Anti-Vaxxers: Get over It, Get over this Political Statement and Save Lives

Dr Anthony Fauci, the federal immunologist who's become a household name during the coronavirus pandemic, has sharpened his rhetoric against those who continue to denigrate available vaccines against the virus.
Clyburn: ‘I Don’t Know of a Single Person’ Who Is Against Voter ID, ‘But We Don’t Want You to Tell Me that My ID Is No Good

Clyburn: ‘I Don’t Know of a Single Person’ Who Is Against Voter ID, ‘But We Don’t Want You to Tell Me that My ID Is No Good

Rep. James Clyburn, the third-highest ranking Democrat in House leadership, clarified where many in his party stand on the contentious matter of voter ID.