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Is Biden's Outreach to Republicans Real?

12 minutes ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Unless Senate Democrats get rid of the filibuster, the president will need GOP support.
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House OKs George Floyd Act as Democrats avoid ‘defund' clash

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

House Democrats passed the most ambitious effort in decades to overhaul policing nationwide, avoiding a potential clash with moderates in their own party who were wary of...
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By slimmest of margins, Senate takes up $1.9T relief bill

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The Senate voted by the slimmest of margins Thursday to begin debating a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, after Democrats made eleventh-hour changes aimed at ensuring they...
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Just Rewrite the Senate Rules Already

4 hours ago   |   The New Republic

As part of their ongoing effort to delay passage of the Democratic Covid-19 relief bill, Republicans are forcing Senate clerks to read the entire text aloud on the Senate...
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The Trailer: Is election reform headed for passage, courts, or nowhere?

4 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Democrats and Republicans lay out their plans for an ambitious voting rights bill.
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Sen. Tina Smith supports ending filibuster

4 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The Minnesota Democrat says the 60-vote threshold should be abolished for all legislation.
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RGA looking to tie Cuomo, Murphy together on nursing homes

RGA looking to tie Cuomo, Murphy together on nursing homes

4 hours ago   |   Politico

Republicans are hoping the stench of scandal from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will waft across the Hudson River and engulf New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy as he seeks reelection...
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Biden attempts bipartisan push for infrastructure package

6 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden tried to maintain bipartisan momentum for a new infrastructure program by meeting Thursday with Republican and Democratic lawmakers at the...
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Democrats Tweak Aid Bill Before Senate Debate: Stimulus Update

7 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Senate Democrats agreed to a raft of tweaks to the version of the pandemic-relief bill passed by the House last week, in a prelude to the upper chamber's debate and voting on...
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Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski, a champion for transparency, failed to disclose dozens of stock transactions worth at least $671,000 in apparent violation of federal law

Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski, a champion for transparency, failed to disclose dozens of stock transactions worth at least $671,000 in apparent violation of federal law

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Government transparency has been a cornerstone of Rep. Tom Malinowski's congressional tenure. But the two-term New Jersey Democrat failed to publicly...
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Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

The FBI on Thursday arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide, on charges related to the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, marking the first known instance of an... Read more ...

Capitol Police Request That National Guard Extend Stay In Washington By 60 Days

Capitol Police Request That National Guard Extend Stay In Washington By 60 Days

The request, reported by multiple outlets, comes amid heightened security in response to a another potential extremist plot to attack the Capitol complex. Read more ...

Lawmakers Expel Colleague for Pattern of Harassment

Lawmakers Expel Colleague for Pattern of Harassment

The North Dakota House on Thursday voted to expel a lawmaker accused of threatening and sexually harassing women at the Capitol, the first such expulsion in state history... Read more ...

GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn says being called a 'Neanderthal' is actually a...

GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn says being called a 'Neanderthal' is actually a good thing after Biden criticized states for lifting mask mandates

Summary List Placement Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee defended Neanderthals after President Joe Biden criticized Texas and Mississippi for lifting their mask... Read more ...

Capitol Police requests extended National Guard presence on the Hill

Capitol Police requests extended National Guard presence on the Hill

The Capitol Police has asked the National Guard to extend its deployment to the Capitol beyond next week amid mounting concerns over domestic extremists seeking to target... Read more ...

U.S. officials believe Iran-backed group responsible for latest rocket...

U.S. officials believe Iran-backed group responsible for latest rocket attack in Iraq

U.S. and Iraqi officials believe that an Iran-backed group with a history of targeting Americans in Iraq was responsible for Wednesday's attack on an Iraqi air base that hosts... Read more ...

House Passes Biggest Voting Rights Bill in Decades

House Passes Biggest Voting Rights Bill in Decades

A sweeping voting rights reform bill passed the House in a 220-210 vote Wednesday night, with every Republican and one Democrat voting against. The HR1 "For the People Act... Read more ...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster Fight

The sweeping reform bill would nullify the new wave of voter restrictions that Republicans are pushing at the state level. Read more ...

Watchdog says Elaine Chao, ex-transpo secretary and Mitch McConnell's wife...

Watchdog says Elaine Chao, ex-transpo secretary and Mitch McConnell's wife, misused office including making staff edit her dad's Wikipedia page

Summary List Placement Elaine Chao, the former transportation secretary under Trump and wife of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, was cited by the Inspector General for... Read more ...

Cuomo's office accused of violating its own sexual harassment policy

Cuomo's office accused of violating its own sexual harassment policy

ALBANY, N.Y. - A high-ranking Democrat in the New York Legislature and a lawyer representing one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's accusers say the governor's office flouted its own rules... Read more ...