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President Biden, with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia on May 13 in the Oval Office, has ended talks with a Republican group she led on infrastructure. CREDIT: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Pool/Getty Images

President Biden Ends Infrastructure Talks With Senate GOP Group, Saying Its Plan Fell Short

President Biden put the kibosh on negotiations after informing Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia that “the latest offer from her group did not, in his view, meet the essential needs of our country to restore our roads and bridges, prepare us for our clean energy future, and create jobs,” according to White House press secretary Jen Psaki. Continue Reading President Biden Ends Infrastructure Talks With Senate GOP Group, Saying Its Plan Fell Short

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Contractors working for Cyber Ninjas, the company hired by the Republican-led Arizona state Senate, examine and recount ballots from the 2020 general election on May 3. Courtney Pedroza/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Experts Call It A ‘Clown Show’ But Arizona ‘Audit’ Is A Blueprint For Future Disinformation Campaigns

At a basic level, it’s a victory for those looking to sow doubt in the 2020 election results just to have them still being litigated six months after Election Day. To be clear, Maricopa County’s election results have already been audited multiple times by companies with experience in the field, with no problems being uncovered. Continue Reading Experts Call It A ‘Clown Show’ But Arizona ‘Audit’ Is A Blueprint For Future Disinformation Campaigns

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Tulsa, Oklahoma - so-called Black Wall Street before 2021 massacre

Artist’s Black Wall Street Project Is About Tulsa 100 Years Ago — And Today

Artist Paul Rucker is fearless when it comes to taking on terrible moments in American history. One of them, in Tulsa, Okla., was destroyed by a white mob 100 years ago, on May 31, 1921. The catastrophic attack on what was known as Black Wall Street might be the worst single episode of racial violence in American history, with 35 city blocks of Black community destroyed and flattened. Continue Reading Artist’s Black Wall Street Project Is About Tulsa 100 Years Ago — And Today

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