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Criminal group originating from Russia believed to be behind pipeline cyberattack

A criminal group originating from Russia named “DarkSide” is believed to be responsible for a ransomware cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline, according to a former senior cyber official. DarkSide typically targets non-Russian speaking countries, the source said. The attack has led the White House to form an interagency working group over the weekend to prepare…MORE

McCarthy confirms he’s backing Stefanik for No. 3 House Republican post

McCarthy confirms he’s backing Stefanik for No. 3 House Republican post

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy confirmed on Sunday that he backs Rep. Elise Stefanik for the role of House Republican conference chair, as Rep. Liz Cheney faces a vote to oust her from the influential GOP leadership post. “Yes, I do,” McCarthy told Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo when asked if he supports the New York…MORE

Elizabeth Warren says she’ll run for reelection to the Senate in 2024

Elizabeth Warren says she’ll run for reelection to the Senate in 2024

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a progressive Democrat from Massachusetts who ran for president in the 2020 election, said Sunday that she will run for reelection for her Senate seat in 2024. Asked about her 2024 plans during an interview with CNN affiliate WBZ, Warren said she plans to run for another term. “Joe Biden is running…MORE

Caitlyn Jenner says she favors path to citizenship for California immigrants

Caitlyn Jenner says she favors path to citizenship for California immigrants

California Republican gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner said she favors granting a path to citizenship to the 1.75 million undocumented immigrants in the state’s labor force, staking out a position that is more progressive than many voters in the GOP base nationally and at odds with former President Donald Trump, who Jenner supported until 2018. In…MORE

Utah GOP governor defends Republicans’ push to end enhanced unemployment

Utah GOP governor defends Republicans’ push to end enhanced unemployment

Utah GOP Gov. Spencer Cox on Sunday defended Republicans’ push to end enhanced unemployment, saying that although some families continue to struggle amid the pandemic’s economic fallout, the benefit must be rolled back “at some point.” Citing the state’s low unemployment rate, Cox told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union” that the biggest…MORE

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