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Photos: Aurora Samperio/NurPhoto via Getty Images; Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via Getty Images

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday at a Washington Post event that she believes Attorney General Bill Barr should be held in contempt of Congress over his refusal to provide the House Judiciary Committee with an unredacted copy of the Mueller report.

The big picture: Pelosi specifically cited Barr's refusal to comply with a House Judiciary subpoena for the unredacted version of the report as the basis for these contempt proceedings, saying it was separate from other issues — like his refusal to testify before the committee last week as well as allegations that he lied during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, which Pelosi later called a crime.

Watch Pelosi's full remarks:

What's next: House Judiciary is set to begin its contempt proceedings against Barr during a 10 a.m. meeting.

Go deeper: House Judiciary to begin contempt proceedings against Bill Barr this week

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Facebook paying up to $14M to settle employment discrimination claims

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Facebook has agreed to pay up to $14.25 million to settle allegations that it discriminated against American workers by reserving positions for temporary visa holders, the Justice Department announced on Tuesday.

Why it matters: The settlement represents the largest civil penalty and monetary award that the Civil Rights Division has recovered in the 35-year history of the Immigration and Nationality Act's anti-discrimination provision.

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Mapping repression in China's Xinjiang region

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A sweeping new report released today by an Australian research organization reveals new details about how the Chinese Communist Party — and specifically who within the party — is carrying out its campaign of repression in Xinjiang.

Why it matters: Uncovering the actual offices and individuals implementing the Chinese government's genocide and forced labor policies in Xinjiang can bring accountability and help international companies delink supply chains in compliance with U.S. and EU forced labor laws.

Report: U.S. Latinos near 50% homeownership rate

Real estate broker Alex Betances sits in front of a home in Reading, Pa. Photo: Ryan McFadden/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Image

Latinos increased their homeownership rate to nearly 50% in 2020, according to a report from a group monitoring U.S. Hispanic wealth creation.

Why it matters: The Hispanic Wealth Project found that the homeownership rate grew despite the lack of diversified financial assets among Latinos and around 15% who still live below the federal poverty line ($26,500 for a family of four).