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House committee holds first hearing on Capital Attack

The first hearing of the House investigation behind the January 6 Capital attack took place on Tuesday, July 27. In the hearing, law enforcement officials testified before a panel on the happenings of the day.  To investigate the details of the event further, a special committee was established by House speaker, Nancy Pelosi. Congresswoman Liz Cheney said in opening remarks, …


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Taliban hold expands in key locations in Afghanistan

The United States’ withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan has seen the country being subject to the expansion of the Taliban. The Taliban are controlling more territory in Afghanistan now than at any time after 2001, mostly having a strong presence across the north, northeast, and central provinces.  Although the Afghan government has received billions of dollars of support and training, …


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Senate Republican filibuster threatens voting rights legislature

Voter suppression has had a significant role to play in the history of the United States as well as contemporarily. The 2020 elections included tactics by former President Trump that would limit the amount of Democratic votes. However, voter suppression is not just a tool used by the previous administration. The history of voter suppression stretches back to the founding …