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Nia Prater

  1. politics
    Biden Creates Commission to Study Supreme Court ExpansionBiden said he would set up a bipartisan panel on the campaign trail amid pressure to embrace measures to counter the Court’s conservative tilt.
  2. crime
    Pulmonologist: George Floyd Died from ‘Low Level of Oxygen’While Derek Chauvin’s team has highlighted Floyd’s health issues, Dr. Martin Tobin said a healthy person “would have died” in the same circumstances.
  3. politics
    Biden Unveils Gun-Control Measures, Tells Congress ‘Time for Some Action’Biden tightened rules on “ghost guns” and pushed red-flag laws, but said Congress must make broader moves to end the epidemic of gun violence.
  4. politics
    Representative Lee Zeldin Announces Run for NY GovernorThe congressman and staunch Trump supporter said Governor Cuomo has been at the “helm of New York’s downfall,” and presented himself as the solution.
  5. derek chauvin trial
    How The Trial of Derek Chauvin Is Shaping Up So FarThe state’s case against the cop who knelt on George Floyd’s neck appears strong, but damning video footage only goes so far.
  6. politics
    Cuomo Accuser Details Groping Allegation in First InterviewThe current staffer who accused Cuomo of groping her at the Executive Mansion says he slammed the door and told her “I don’t care” when she protested.
  7. politics
    Andrew Giuliani Says He Plans to Run for New York GovernorThe former Trump White House staffer and son of Rudy Giuliani said he thinks he has the “best chance to win” against Andrew Cuomo or another Democrat.
  8. politics
    MLB Pulls All-Star Game Out of Georgia Over Voting LawMLB commissioner Robert Manfred said the league “opposes restrictions to the ballot box” and will relocate the 2021 All-Star Game and draft.
  9. politics
    Biden Launches Effort to Combat COVID Vaccine HesitancyThe Biden administration is running an ad campaign and partnering with a network of organizations and local leaders to promote vaccination.
  10. politics
    What Is in Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan?From modernizing roads to upgrading schools to preparing for the next pandemic, here’s a look at the massive proposal by the numbers.
  11. capitol riot
    Two Capitol Police Officers Sue Trump Over Injuries Sustained in RiotThe officers are each seeking at least $75,000 in damages, arguing that Trump bears responsibility for inciting his followers to riot on January 6.
  12. politics
    Biden Emphasizes Diversity With First Judicial NomineesBiden unveiled 11 nominees, aiming to quickly make his mark on the federal bench and deliver on his pledge to elevate judges who “look like America.”
  13. politics
    Dominion Voting Sues Fox News Over Election Fraud ClaimsDominion, which is seeking $1.6 billion in damages, is the second voting company to sue Fox for promoting baseless pro-Trump conspiracy theories.
  14. politics
    Key Moments From President Biden’s First News ConferenceBiden doubled his COVID vaccination goal and discussed his plans for addressing the filibuster, voting rights, and the migrant surge at the border.
  15. capitol riot
    Prosecutors Allege Oath Keepers and Proud Boys Coordinated Before Capitol RiotAn Oath Keepers leader said he’d “organized an alliance” with other far-right groups headed to D.C. on January 6, according to federal investigators.
  16. mass shootings
    Boulder’s Assault Weapons Ban Was Blocked Days Before ShootingTen days before Monday’s deadly shooting, a judge ruled that the city could not enforce its bans on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines.
  17. politics
    Facts in Capitol Riot ‘Do Support’ Sedition Charges, Prosecutor SaysMichael Sherwin, the federal prosecutor who led the DOJ investigation of the January 6 riot, said he believes suspects could face sedition charges.
  18. politics
    Rep. Tom Reed, a Potential Cuomo Challenger, Accused of Sexual MisconductAfter initially describing the account as “not accurate,” Reed said in a statement on Sunday that he would be “retiring from public service” in 2022.
  19. politics
    Lindsey Boylan Says Cuomo Had Dartboard With Photo of de BlasioShe also detailed more inappropriate comments made by the governor, whom she has accused of sexual harassment.
  20. politics
    Lindsey Boylan: I Won’t Participate in ‘Sham’ Cuomo Impeachment ProbeBoylan is cooperating with the AG’s investigation of her sexual-harassment claims against Cuomo, but called the State Assembly’s probe “corrupt.”
  21. politics
    State Assembly Proceeds With Cuomo Impeachment Probe, Hiring Law FirmThe probe is expected to be broad, focusing on sexual harassment claims against Cuomo, his handling of COVID-19 in nursing homes, and other concerns.
  22. capitol riot
    Two Charged With Assaulting Officer Brian Sicknick, Who Died After Capitol RiotFederal authorities say the two men, who were arrested Sunday, worked together to assault officers with bear spray on January 6.
  23. scandals
    Everyone Who Has Called for Governor Cuomo to ResignAs the scandal over COVID policies is compounded by harassment allegations, a growing number of elected officials say he must resign or be impeached.
  24. politics
    Schumer, Gillibrand Join Calls for Cuomo’s ResignationThe two senators have joined 16 House Democrats from New York, including Jerry Nadler and AOC, in saying the governor needs to go.
  25. politics
    Matthew McConaughey Says He’s Considering a Run for Texas GovernorMatthew McConaughey called a run for Texas governor a “true consideration” in a recent interview. The actor’s party affiliation is unclear.
  26. politics
    Stimulus Checks Could Arrive This Weekend: White HouseMinutes after Biden signed the stimulus package, press secretary Jen Psaki said Americans could see the third check in their bank account within days.
  27. politics
    Marcia Fudge Confirmed As Biden’s HUD SecretaryThe Ohio representative will take the reins at the Department of Housing and Urban Development amid a housing crisis exacerbated by the pandemic.
  28. immigration
    Record Number of Children Held by U.S. Border Patrol: ReportA surge on the southern border has put more than 3,200 migrant children in custody.
  29. politics
    Woman in Cuomo’s Office Accuses Him of Inappropriate TouchingThe governor is now facing six such allegations as calls for him to leave office grow.
  30. politics
    Fifth Republican Senator Won’t Seek Reelection in 2022Roy Blunt of Missouri will retire, leaving Democrats another open seat to try and pick off.
  31. capitol riot
    Trump State Department Appointee Arrested Over Capitol RiotThe FBI said Federico Klein stormed the Capitol and assaulted an officer. He’s the first Trump administration member charged in the insurrection.
  32. politics
    Ron Johnson Makes Senate Read 600-Page COVID Relief Bill AloudThe Wisconsin Republican said his aim is to “educate the public,” but Democrat Tim Kaine countered that it’s a maneuver “designed to annoy everyone.”
  33. Ronny Jackson Harassed Staff, Drank on Duty As White House Doctor, Report FindsJackson, who is now a Republican congressman, denied the scathing findings in the Pentagon inspector general’s report.
  34. politics
    Cuomo Says He’s ‘Embarrassed’ About Sexual-Harassment Claims, But Won’t ResignThe governor apologized again for making people “feel uncomfortable” but insisted he “never touched anyone inappropriately.”
  35. the city politic
    ‘It Sickened Me’: De Blasio Rips Cuomo Over Sexual-Harassment ClaimsThe mayor accused Cuomo of “letting himself off the hook” in his response to the scandal and suggested he should resign if the allegations are true.
  36. education
    New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza ResignsCarranza, who clashed with de Blasio on how to desegregate schools, will be succeeded by Meisha Porter, the first Black woman to run the system.
  37. politics
    De Blasio Calls for Probe Into Sexual Harassment Allegations Against CuomoThe mayor called the allegations “disturbing” and joined a bipartisan group of New York lawmakers demanding a probe.
  38. politics
    Former Aide Accuses Governor Cuomo of Sexual HarassmentLindsey Boylan says she endured years of sexual harassment from Cuomo, and resigned in 2018 after he kissed her in a meeting without her consent.
  39. capitol riot
    Key Moments from the Senate’s First Hearing on the Capitol RiotSecurity officials who were in charge on January 6 claimed in Senate testimony that they had insufficient intelligence on the potential threat.
  40. dominion
    MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell Sued Over False Election-Fraud ClaimsDominion Voting Systems alleges that Lindell knows it didn’t rig the 2020 election, but “sells the lie to this day because the lie sells pillows.”
  41. coronavirus
    AOC Calls for ‘Full Investigation’ of Cuomo Nursing Home ScandalThe governor, who is facing growing bipartisan criticism, insisted on Friday that allegations that he covered up nursing home deaths are “lies.”
  42. politics
    Democrats Launch Biden-Backed Push for Immigration ReformThe bill features a pathway to citizenship and other broad reforms, but Democrats are already signaling that they may take more piecemeal approach.
  43. politics
    Democrat Says Cuomo Threatened to ‘Destroy’ Him Over COVID CriticismThe governor called lawmaker Ron Kim when he went after the administration’s cover-up of nursing-home deaths.