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House Speaker and member of Democratic Party Nancy Pelosi. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Rep Josh Gottheimer defended the Iron Dome's funding
  • Biden's insfrastructure agenda has come under question
  • Senior Republican leaders are strongly opposing the legislative changes

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AOC wore a 'Tax the Rich' outfit at the Met Gala 2021. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@aoc)

  • AOC said she borrowed the dress to send a message
  • New York mayor Bill de Blasio and Rep. Carolyn Maloney were also present at the Met Gala
  • Politicians like Rick Scott and Larry Elder critcised AOC's outfit

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Carolyn B. Maloney is a representative from New York. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@CarolynBMaloney)

  • AOC's outfit said "Tax the rich"
  • Carolyn Maloney backed the Equal Rights Amendment
  • Billie Eilish, Timothée Chalamet, Lil Nas X also added glam to the red carpet

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Blinken testified for the first time since the Afghan withdrawal
  • The testimony was delivered to House Foreign Affairs Committee
  • Lawmakers also defended the statements given by Blinken

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Nancy Pelosi of California is the Speaker of US House of Representatives. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Nancy Pelosi was asked by a reporter about McCarthy's criticism of the Capitol physician's mask mandate 
  • The Democrat, while getting into her SUV, said "He's such a moron"
  • The Capitol physician asked both vaccinated and unvaccinated lawmakers, staff and other visitors to wear masks indoors

Britney Spears accused her father, Jamie Spears, of abuse. (Photo credit: Instagram/britneyspears)

  • The Freedom and Right to Emancipate from Exploitation (Free) Act was introduced this week
  • This bill was inspired by Britney Spears’ fight to end her conservatorship
  • The bill would offer state funding for caseworkers to oversee conservatorships

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President Joe Biden had a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • President Joe Biden raised concern about the situation in Hong Kong
  • He said that the Chinese government hadn't kept their commitment
  • Angela Merkel said that the two leaders had talked about the competition with China

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduced the resolution on Monday. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • The committee will investigate the details of the US Capitol insurrection
  • The resolution is expected to get a vote in the chamber later this week
  • The committee will be made up of 13 members, according to the resolution 

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Scott has said that he does not intend to bash the President's points as commonly witnessed at the Capitol Hill. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@SenateGOP)

  • Tim Scott won a House seat back in 2010
  • He is the only Black member of the Republican Party at the Senate
  • Scott has talked about his own experience of being racially profiled by the police previously

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The US House of Representatives on Thursday voted to make Washington DC the 51st state of the US. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The measure is expected to largely fail in the Senate again
  • More than 712,000 people live in the Washington DC
  • No Republican voted in favour of the bill