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    All eyes are on Ocasio-Cortez, but what does her brand of politics actually mean for the Democrats as they head into the presidential elections next year? The Guardian’s Lauren Gambino reports from Washington. And Rupert Jones discusses the dangers of the rising number of windowless microflats

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  2. Rep. Matt Gaetz Says Republicans Won’t Drop Hunter Biden Investigation

    The debate is heated almost from the start as the House sets up a vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

    Democrats and a few Republicans say Trump must be removed immediately after he egged on a violent mob of supporters a week ago who then stormed the Capitol. The insurrection happened as some of Trump’s GOP allies were challenging his election defeat, echoing the president’s false claims that there was widespread fraud in his loss to Democrat Joe Biden.

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    But Democratic Rep. Jim McGovern of Massachusetts says Democrats haven’t pushed conspiracy theories that a president won in a landslide when he actually lost — which is what happened to Trump.

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    The House is set to vote Wednesday afternoon on impeaching Trump, accusing him of rallying a violent mob of supporters to attack the Capitol last week.

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  3. How damaging is John Bolton’s scathing account of Donald Trump’s presidency? - podcast | News | The Guardian

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  6. Live Coverage of the Joe Biden Presidential Inauguration w/ Waleed Shahid & Alex Pareene - MR Live

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