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A lot of shore politicos Congress editor A lot of let's get to these developments

A lot of shore politicos Congress editor A lot of let's get to these developments

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Ron Johnson Makes Senate Read 600-Page COVID Relief Bill Aloud

Ron Johnson Makes Senate Read 600-Page COVID Relief Bill Aloud

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Senator Cory Booker, who'll be on with us here next week, expressing

Senator Cory Booker, who'll be on with us here next week, expressing

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Pandemic began. The unemployment rate in the city is about 11%.

Pandemic began. The unemployment rate in the city is about 11%.

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The Latest: WH: Vaccine doses to increase to 15.2M a week - The Associated Press

The Latest: WH: Vaccine doses to increase to 15.2M a week - The Associated Press

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Calls for Governor Cuomo to step down

Calls for Governor Cuomo to step down

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How terrible they were. I mean, some of those things

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Think America is a country with a conscience. That's something that distinguishes us from every other. Major power

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New York Sues Amazon, Saying It Inadequately Protected NYC Workers From Covid-19

New York Sues Amazon, Saying It Inadequately Protected NYC Workers From Covid-19

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Iran issues rare threat to develop nuclear weapon if "pushed"

Iran issues rare threat to develop nuclear weapon if "pushed"

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White New Yorkers have received a coded 19 vaccine for every black

White New Yorkers have received a coded 19 vaccine for every black

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