The Senate Has Just Confirmed The First Muslim American Federal Judge In U.S. History

June 10, 2021 - 4:51pm EDT
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Zahid Quraishi was confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey by a Senate vote of 81-16.

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The attorney general said his department would rededicate crucial resources to ensuring all eligible Americans have the ability to vote.

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Attorney General Merrick Garland announced what the federal government can do to safeguard access to voting. This comes as Republicans seek legislation to control how elections are conducted.

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A new federal program created by the Biden administration to reverse years of economic discrimination against U.S. farmers of color has ground to a halt.

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It's the latest honor for Goodman, whose quick thinking was credited with helping to keep the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection from escalating even further.

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The dynamics on display between the leaders can give clues on relationships and the status of talks on the world's weightiest issues.

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The Trump Justice Department sought metadata from Apple to investigate Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee, a source tells NPR. Now party leaders want answers.

Jun 11 - 7:36am EDT

President Biden pledged the U.S. will donate 500 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine globally. "Our values call on us to do everything that we can to vaccinate the world against COVID-19," he said.

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Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., are the most prominent moderates to oppose elements of President Biden's agenda, but they are likely not alone.

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The bipartisan proposal would cost $1.2 trillion and include no tax hikes. But the senators themselves didn't release any details and party leaders have been mostly silent on the development.