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Here's How the Senate Pared Back Biden's Stimulus Plan

1 day ago   |   NY Times   |   12 articles

The $1.9 trillion package passed by the Senate on Saturday largely resembled the one that President Biden proposed. But several notable changes would affect Americans' personal...
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Will Democrats scrap the filibuster to pass big election reform package?

2 days ago   |   The Washington Post

As state GOP lawmakers move to restrict voting, congressional Democrats push to make voting easier, change campaign finance laws and shift power over redistricting
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Pakistan's PM wins vote of confidence after Senate setback

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan handily won a vote of confidence from the National Assembly on Saturday, days after the embarrassing defeat of his ruling party's...
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Pakistani opposition to boycott confidence vote for PM Khan

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's opposition announced Friday it will boycott a special session of the National Assembly this weekend called by the prime minister after a politically...
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House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

4 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - House Democrats passed sweeping voting and ethics legislation over unanimous Republican opposition, advancing to the Senate what would be the largest overhaul of...
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House passes sweeping bill on election, government reforms

House passes sweeping bill on election, government reforms

4 days ago   |   Politico

The House on Wednesday approved a sweeping package of election and government reforms, amplifying the issue of voting rights amid a contentious national debate in the wake of...
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House Approves Major Election And Campaign Finance Reform Bill

House Approves Major Election And Campaign Finance Reform Bill

4 days ago   |   NPR

The "For the People Act" would dramatically overhaul the U.S. voting system and seek to limit the amount of dark money in politics. (Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)
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Pakistan's Finance Minister Unexpectedly Loses Senate Vote

5 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan faced a surprise loss in the country's upper house of parliament election after Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh lost a tightly fought...
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Chile Finance Chief Sees Decades of Stability With New Charter

5 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Chile's constitutional rewrite will make room for several more decades of steady rules, ensuring social peace and investor interest in what has historically been one of Latin...
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Biden health pick taking heat for support of abortion rights

5 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's pick for health secretary is taking heat from Republicans for his actions in support of abortion rights. They want to define him - and the...
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Jury selection on pause for ex-cop charged in Floyd's death

Jury selection on pause for ex-cop charged in Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS - The judge overseeing the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused in the death of George Floyd on Monday paused jury selection for at least a day... Read more ...

Supreme Court Dumps Last Of Trump's Election Appeals

Supreme Court Dumps Last Of Trump's Election Appeals

The court without comment rejected Trump's appeal challenging thousands of absentee ballots filed in Wisconsin, bringing a muted end to his quest. Read more ...

Concerns over virus variants delayed CDC guidelines for vaccinated people

Concerns over virus variants delayed CDC guidelines for vaccinated people

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released hotly anticipated guidelines for vaccinated people Monday, saying those who have received their Covid-19 shot can... Read more ...

Sen. Roy Blunt Announces He Won't Seek Reelection In 2022

Sen. Roy Blunt Announces He Won't Seek Reelection In 2022

Blunt is the fifth Republican senator to announce his intention not to seek reelection next year. Read more ...

GOP Sen. Roy Blunt will not run for reelection

GOP Sen. Roy Blunt will not run for reelection

Sen. Roy Blunt, a member of GOP leadership, announced he will not run for reelection in 2022. “After 14 General Election victories - three to county office, seven to the United... Read more ...

U.S. and South Korea agree on cost-sharing deal for troops

U.S. and South Korea agree on cost-sharing deal for troops

WASHINGTON - The United States and South Korea have reached agreement in principle on a new arrangement for sharing the cost of the American troop presence, which is intended... Read more ...

Leader of New York state Senate calls on Cuomo to quit

Leader of New York state Senate calls on Cuomo to quit

ALBANY, N.Y. - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has lost the support of the Democratic leaders of the New York state Legislature. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the majority leader of the New York... Read more ...

Biden Signs Order, Saying to 'Let the People Vote'

Biden Signs Order, Saying to 'Let the People Vote'

On the 56th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday march, President Biden signed an executive order intended to guarantee voting rights. "Every eligible voter should be able to vote... Read more ...

Pope calls on Iraq's Christians to forgive Islamic extremists

Pope calls on Iraq's Christians to forgive Islamic extremists

QARAQOSH, Iraq - Pope Francis urged Iraq's Christians on Sunday to forgive the injustices against them by Muslim extremists and to rebuild as he visited the wrecked shells of... Read more ...

2 more former Cuomo aides accuse governor of inappropriate behavior

2 more former Cuomo aides accuse governor of inappropriate behavior

ALBANY, N.Y. - Two more former aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo have accused the third-term Democrat of inappropriate behavior, marking the fourth and fifth women to raise... Read more ...