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Today in Black America - January 4

POSTED: January 04, 2023, 9:00 am

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The Associated Press

McCarthy’s bid for speaker to continue, says Trump backs him

EXPLAINER: What to expect on Day 2 of House speaker election

Democrat voted Pennsylvania speaker, foiling GOP hopes

USA Today

Don't let anti-vaxxers lie about Hamlin like they did with NCAA ref

Biden and McConnell appear together, striking contrast to Kevin McCarthy House chaos

McCarthy denied, Santos in House: 5 takeaways from the tumultuous first day of a new Congress

The New York Times

G.O.P. Fight Over Speaker Enters Its Second Day

Analysis: The fight for speaker revealed a divided and disoriented House majority.

L.A. County to Pay $20 Million for Land Once Seized From Black Family

The Washington Post

McCarthy faces open GOP revolt as House fails to elect speaker

A ‘hate castle’ or welcome neighbor? VDare divides a West Virginia town.

Opinion: Whoever the next GOP speaker is, the job will be a living hell

Trial begins for man accused in road rage slashing death of N.J. driver

N.J. credit union reopens student-run bank at H.S.

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash in N.J. city

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore City Council President Nick Mosby argues that donations to defense fund shouldn’t count as gifts

Baltimore judge sentences teen convicted of rape and murder of 83-year-old neighbor to life in prison

Op-Ed: Gen Z can restore faith in public institutions, but it needs our encouragement to do it | GUEST COMMENTARY

The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: A disastrous, embarrassing first day for the GOP-controlled House

Op-Ed: Kevin McCarthy’s speaker-election fiasco has been brewing in the GOP for years

Analysis: Whoever wins, House speaker job will be more like ‘mayor of hell’

The Chicago Sun-Times

Cook County poised for record number of opioid deaths; researchers warn hundreds more go uncounted

Chicago progressives in Washington to celebrate one of their own in Congress, Freshman Delia Ramirez

Mayoral challenger Ja’Mal Green unveils $5 billion public safety plan

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

OPINION: House Republicans need a Nancy Pelosi of their own

Atlanta City Council President revises committee list after racial criticism

The Jolt: Georgia Republicans at the center of House speaker chaos

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