Pennsylvania GOP Senate candidate Oz backs same-sex marriage bill

Pennsylvania GOP Senate nominee Mehmet Oz would support legislation to enshrine federal protections for same-sex marriage if elected, his campaign told The Hill on Tuesday. “Dr. Mehmet Oz believes that same sex couples should have the same freedom to get married as straight couples,” Oz’s communications director said in a statement. The heart surgeon-turned-television doctor…

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More Than Two-Thirds Of Americans Want Term Limits For Supreme Court Justices, Poll Finds

Topline More than two-thirds of Americans believe Supreme Court justices should be subject to term limits or a set retirement age, according to a new AP-NORC poll which also highlights the growing disapproval among Americans of the conservative-majority top court which recently handed down key rulings to overturn the right to abortion and block gun…

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Ex-Pence aide: There would’ve been a “massacre” if Capitol riot “mob” had gotten closer to VP

Marc Short, who was a top aide to former Vice President Mike Pence during the Trump administration, confirmed Monday that he has testified before a federal grand jury investigating the U.S. Capitol riot. Why it matters: Pence’s former chief of staff is the highest-profile Trump administration official known to have testified in the Department of…

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Jan. 6 committee may subpoena Virginia Thomas, wife of Supreme Court justice

WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 21: (L-R) Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas sits with his wife and conservative activist Virginia Thomas while he waits to speak at the Heritage Foundation on October 21, 2021 in Washington, DC.Drew Angerer | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesVirginia “Ginni” Thomas, the wife of conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence…

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Turning Point USA condemns neo-Nazi protesters outside conservative convention that drew Trump

The conservative group Turning Point USA has condemned a group of neo-Nazis who gathered Saturday night outside its convention in Tampa, Fla., which also drew former President Trump and other high-profile Republicans as guest speakers. The group of neo-Nazis at the Turning Point USA (TPUSA) Student Action Summit at the Tampa Convention Center waved flags…

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Justice Department to investigate Houston over dumping response

The Justice Department on Friday announced it has opened an environmental justice investigation into the city of Houston over allegations that its response to illegal dumping in primarily Black and Hispanic neighborhoods violated the Civil Rights Act.The Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas will investigate whether the…

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Man suspected of attacking GOP Rep. Lee Zeldin is arrested on federal assault charge

A man suspected of attacking Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., earlier this week has been arrested and federally charged with assaulting a member of Congress using a dangerous weapon.A spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of New York told NBC News that David Jakubonis, 43, had his initial court appearance Saturday.Zeldin, the Republican candidate…

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Twitter Posts Surprise $270 Million Loss In First Earnings Report Since Elon Musk ‘Terminated’ $44 Billion Takeover Deal

Topline Social media giant Twitter posted a worse-than-expected loss Friday morning in its first earnings report since billionaire Elon Musk backed out on a deal to buy the company, fueled in part by the massive uncertainty around the firm’s fate as it embarks on a potentially lengthy legal battle with the world’s richest person. The…

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New Technique Could Lead to Improved Cancer, Alzheimer’s, and Lung Disease Drugs

The paper provides a new technique for improving and changing the function of proteins.Improved protein function opens the door to novel drug development possibilities.Maurice Michel, assistant professor at the Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet. Credit: Stefan ZimmermanIn a paper that was published in the journal Science, scientists from Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet and SciLifeLab reveal how…

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