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House votes to censure GOP Rep. Gosar

• House removes Gosar from committees over violent video targeting AOC and Biden • Analysis: Gosar has a history of controversy

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New Senate report to detail security failures on January 6 but will fuel fight for probe over Trump's role

Two Senate committees plan to release a flurry of recommendations in a thorough 100-page-plus report about what went wrong on January 6, but they will stop short of examining former President Donald Trump's role in the run-up to the attack on the US Capitol, which is likely to fuel the partisan debate about whether further investigation is needed.

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India and Covid: People expect answers

On April 20, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the country following a surge in Covid-19 cases. People were expecting answers, a plan, something. Instead, Modi said he felt the pain of the nation but opted not to instate a nationwide lockdown, which several states had already initiated by the time of his address. He also encouraged young people to form neighborhood watch committees to ensure people were following Covid-19 protocols.

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Analysis: How Marjorie Taylor Greene is actually winning

Marjorie Taylor Greene is a first-term member of Congress who has been removed from committees. Aside from voting -- and occasionally engaging in pointless time-wasting measures -- she doesn't have many official duties at all. Quite simply: It's impossible for her to have less power within the halls of Congress.

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I confess, I like earmarks

Who's ready for March Madness? And, no, I'm not talking about college basketball. Historically, March was the time members of Congress would submit requests to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees for earmarks -- member-directed spending for specific projects in their districts.

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Trump's clash with GOP over fundraising ignites midterm worries

Donald Trump's push to route his supporters' money through his own political apparatus, rather than traditional Republican campaign committees, has ignited fears among GOP donors and operatives that the former president could hamstring the party's efforts to win House and Senate majorities in next year's midterm elections.

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Analysis: Republicans' new strategy? Pointless obstruction.

Georgia freshman Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene isn't on any congressional committees. She was stripped of serving on them last month after a series of anti-Semitic and Islamaphobic comments she made prior to her time in Congress came out.

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