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Rep. Jamaal Bowman, D-N.Y., listens to fellow speakers before President Joe Biden speaks during an event at SUNY Westchester Community College, May 10, 2023, in Valhalla, N.Y.
John Minchillo
Since January, the chamber has seen the removal of a member from a committee, the first ouster of a speaker in history and the expulsion of a lawmaker for only the third time since the Civil War.
A volunteer walks a dog.
Sangamon County Animal Control
Sangamon County Animal Control is the temporary homes of many animals including dogs and cats. Director Jeanne Keenan and volunteer Mike Krcil spoke to Community Voices about the need for volunteers to help provide enrichment to the pets waiting their forever homes. They also spoke about the need for pet adoptions and how all members in the home should be on board with adding a four-legged friend to the family.To view adoptable pets visit Petfinder.com.
More than 750 <em>Washington Post</em> workers have agreed to walk off the job on Thursday to protest stalled contract negotiations. The company has warned of layoffs if too few staffers take voluntary buyouts.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais
Workers are on a 24-hour strike to pressure owner Jeff Bezos and company leaders to negotiate a new labor contract. The Post says it needs to cut jobs and may resort to layoffs.
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Brenda Lee attends the CMA Awards at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 8. Her holiday hit "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" has reached No. 1 on the <em>Billboard</em> Hot 100, 65 years after its debut.
Jason Kempin
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Move over, Mariah Carey: Brenda Lee's reliable holiday hit, first released during the Eisenhower administration, is the No. 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 — for the first time ever.
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