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Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden has nominated Tucson, Arizona, Police Chief Chris Magnus to lead the Customs And Border Protection Agency, the New York Times reported on Monday . Magnus, a critic of former President Donald Trump's anti-immigration policies, is among the new leaders being installed at the Department of Homeland Security, the Times said. His appointment must get Senate confirmation. (Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Doina Chiacu)

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Ginni Thomas

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More than a decade ago, Ginni Thomas’s political activities drew scrutiny to her more public husband. More to the point, the failure of that husband, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, to declare decades of his wife’s income from that political activity drew attention, resulting in him revising 20 years’ worth of financial disclosure forms. That included $686,589 she earned between 2003 and 2007 from the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank.

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Abraham Hamadeh

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Abraham Hamadeh said he would enforce the state's total ban on abortion at a time when most voters believe it should be legal to some degree.

The Republican seeking to be the top law enforcement officer in Arizona said that if elected, he would enforce the state's near-total ban on abortion currently on the books.

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