COVID-19 roiling government; Black congresswoman tests positive

Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley has issued a statement that she has tested positive for COVID-19. “After experiencing COVID-like symptoms, this morning I received a positive, breakthrough COVID-19 test result,” Pressley said in the statement. “Thankfully, my symptoms are relatively mild, and I am grateful to be fully vaccinated and boosted.” Pressley praised scientists and front-line […]

Georgia congresswoman calls Kwanzaa ‘a fake religion’

One United States representative doesn’t believe Kwanzaa is an actual holiday. Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, who represents Georgia’s 14th Congressional District, pleaded with the College Republicans National Committee not to wish people a happy Kwanzaa. “Stop,” Greene tweeted on Dec. 26. “It’s a fake religion created by a psychopath.” Kwanzaa is an African American and […]