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The Environmental Defense Fund has announced it will oppose Donald Trump’s bid for the White House, calling the former president's positions on climate policy even worse than they were four years ago. Trump has repeatedly said during campaign speeches that if elected he will “drill, baby, drill” referring to oil production. He has also repeatedly bragged about pulling the United States out of the Paris Climate agreement, a move President Biden reversed, and he has made multiple comments criticizing electric vehicles.Visit NBC News to learn

Senator Kyrsten Sinema has announced she will not run for reelection in Arizona. Sinema’s decision paves the way for an important battle for her seat between 2022 Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake and Democratic Representative Ruben Gallego. The senator's decision comes as her prospects of victory appeared dim, with surveys consistently showing Sinema in third place in a hypothetical three-way contest. Visit NBC News to learn moreImage Credit:Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)

Pennsylvania’s Democratic governor Josh Shapiro has announced an election security task force aiming to keep the battleground state free from interference, misinformation, and other potential obstacles. The Election Threats Task Force will be led by Secretary of the Commonwealth Al Schmidt who plans to involve officials from at least 10 government agencies, from election administration and law enforcement to homeland security to emergency management.Visit NBC News to learn moreImage Credit:Governor Tom Wolf (CC BY 2.0 DEED)

President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign is making a big push during Black History Month to publicize the Black history made under the Biden-Harris administration. The Biden White House has made strides for Black Americans including a historically diverse administration, historic lows in Black unemployment, and historic highs in Black business ownership. Biden and his team have spent millions of dollars to drive that message home to voters ahead of the general election. Visit NBC News to learn moreImage Credit:The White House Baiden-Harris (CC0 1.0 DEED)

Former President Donald Trump won a sound victory over Nikki Haley in South Carolina’s GOP primary. Haley’s defeat is especially significant considering South Carolina is her home state where she served as governor. Trump’s latest victory puts him on a path to potentially clinch the party’s nomination within the month. Visit NBC News to learn moreImage Credit:Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)