House Speaker Mike Johnson

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The House passed a short-term spending plan. Which unconventional bill structure did Speaker Mike Johnson use to appease both Democrats and Republicans?

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Which controversial claim has the White House recently made regarding the use of Gaza's largest hospital, Al Shifa, by Hamas?

The White House alleges that Hamas is using Al Shifa, Gaza's largest hospital, to conduct military operations and store weapons, which it considers a war crime. This claim has been backed by various intelligence methods. The fate of Al Shifa has drawn international concern.

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In response to protests opposing a military campaign in Gaza, tens of thousands gathered for the March for Israel on the National Mall in Washington. What was the primary intent of this demonstration?

The March for Israel was organized by prominent Jewish organizations to show solidarity with Israel's military campaign in Gaza. The intent was not to protest U.S. foreign policy or demand intervention, but to influence U.S. politicians to maintain their support for Israel.

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What two factors, which have risen sharply in recent years, have contributed to the largest U.S. life expectancy gap between men and women in nearly 30 years?

The life expectancy gap between men and women in the U.S. has widened to its largest in nearly 30 years. This is primarily due to more men dying from Covid-19 and drug overdoses. While other factors like smoking and cardiovascular disease played a role, the recent difference in Covid-19 deaths and drug overdoses had a significant impact on the recent change.

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What accusation is central to the Ukrainian individuals who were indicted on charges of treason for their efforts to investigate the Bidens?

The three Ukrainian individuals, including a former prosecutor and two politicians, are accused of colluding with Giuliani to link the Biden family to corruption in Ukraine, namely suggesting an investigation into Hunter Biden's role in a Ukrainian energy company.