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Today in Black America - January 5

POSTED: January 05, 2023, 10:30 am

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The Associated Press

GOP’s McCarthy pressured to ‘figure out’ speaker race

US House has no members, no rules as speaker race drags on


Virginia attorney general investigating elite high school


The Washington Post


McCarthy makes fresh concessions to try to woo hard-right Republicans

House GOP dysfunction points to more chaos ahead


California declares state of emergency as another massive deluge hits


The New York Times


‘Nobody Is in Charge’: A Ragged G.O.P. Stumbles Through the Wilderness

House Prepares to Plunge Back Into Speaker Fight as McCarthy Battles On

Without a speaker, the United States House of Representatives essentially becomes a useless entity.


USA Today


What happens after McCarthy loses speaker votes? The process explained

Why DeSantis and Republicans have declared war on corporate America

Arizona inducing the labor of pregnant prisoners against their will, women claim


NJ.com

N.J. man died in hospital 18 days after police pepper sprayed him. Cop now faces criminal charge.


N.J. reports 1,817 COVID cases, 26 deaths. Positive tests continue to climb.

N.J. women’s health clinics to get $6M in state loans for expansion as demand for abortions grows


The Baltimore Sun


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

After 36 years as a public servant, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says farewell

Families of slain Capital employees, survivors of newsroom shooting settle suit with Baltimore Sun, Tribune Publishing


The Chicago Sun-Times


Vice president touts bridge funding in Chicago: ‘We will finally fix this problem’

Schools masking absenteeism by misreporting truant CPS students as transfers, dropouts, IG says


Faith leaders urge passage of Illinois assault weapons ban ahead of vote



The Los Angeles Times


Editorial: A dangerous dip in confidence in vaccines puts kids at risk from preventable disease

Deadlocked House again adjourns after McCarthy racks up three more defeats

Storm slams Southern California with heavy rain, flood fears and strong winds



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Working families resort to hotels for homes

Kemp won’t back Biden’s plan to elevate Georgia in 2024 primary vote


The Jolt: Georgia Republicans split over bitter McCarthy speaker battle


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