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Manchin Calls On Democrats To Hit Pause On The $3.5 Trillion Budget Package

Thursday, September 02, 2021

The conservative West Virginia Democrat called on Democrats to take a "strategic pause" in advancing the $3.5 trillion budget, putting in peril President Biden's spending agenda.

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After A Standoff With Democrats, Texas Republicans Pass New Voting Restrictions

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The legislation now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott, who plans to sign it. Once he does, Texas will become the latest GOP-run state to enact new voting restrictions.

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Judge Sanctions Trump Allies And Orders Legal Education For Failed Election Lawsuit

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

A federal judge ruled that the nine attorneys had perpetrated a "profound abuse" of the legal system with their Michigan lawsuit.

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Pelosi Condemns 2 Lawmakers For Taking A 'Secret' Trip To Afghanistan

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., criticized Reps. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Peter Meijer, R-Mich., for traveling to Kabul, characterizing the choice to enter the region as "deadly serious."

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ATF Hasn't Had A Confirmed Leader In Years. Now Biden's Nominee Is Languishing

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The ATF has gone extended periods without a confirmed director. Now, as President Biden hopes to make sweeping changes to America's gun laws, his nominee faces steep opposition in the Senate.

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2 Congressmen Make 'Secret' Trip To Kabul Amid U.S. Withdrawal Chaos

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

The two congressmen, a Republican and a Democrat, are now casting doubt on an Aug. 31 withdrawal timeline.

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Capitol Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Rioter Ashli Babbitt Will Not Be Disciplined

Monday, August 23, 2021

The Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Ashli Babbitt on Jan. 6 has been cleared of wrongdoing, the department announced on Monday.

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'We Will Get You Home', Biden Tells Americans In Kabul And Vows To Help Afghan Allies

Friday, August 20, 2021

President Biden on Friday redoubled his vow to oversee the safe removal of all Americans from Afghanistan and said he was committed to trying to evacuate Afghans who assisted the U.S.

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A Defensive Biden Argues There Was No Exit From Afghanistan 'Without Chaos Ensuing'

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

The president told ABC News it was "a simple choice" to withdraw U.S. forces, and he faulted the Afghan government and its military for not more forcibly defending the capital.

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Pete Buttigieg And Husband Chasten Announce They Are Now Parents

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

The transportation secretary, who made history as the first openly gay, Senate-confirmed Cabinet member, announced the news on Tuesday.

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Shontel Brown Edges Nina Turner In Ohio Democratic U.S. House Primary

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Brown's victory in the Cleveland area primary marks a victory for more moderate Democrats in the closely watched contest.

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White House Calls On States To Do More After Federal Eviction Ban Expires

Monday, August 02, 2021

Democratic allies have called on the Biden administration to extend the federal eviction moratorium, but the White House maintains that its hands are tied by a Supreme Court ruling.

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Rep. Bass Downplays Role Of Qualified Immunity In Stalled Police Reform Bill

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., a lead negotiator trying to forge an agreement over a policing bill, talked about the status of the legislation.

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Biden Hopes To Boost COVID Vaccination Rates By Focusing On Federal Workers

Thursday, July 29, 2021

The federal workforce is one group President Biden can more directly influence. Under new rules, workers will need to get vaccinated or wear a mask and get tested regularly.

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Biden Is Considering A Vaccine Or Testing Mandate For Federal Workers

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Under the policy, federal employees who are not confirmed as vaccinated would be required to wear masks at all times while at work and be tested regularly for the virus.

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What You Need To Know About The Officers Testifying Before Jan. 6 Committee

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Four officers who responded to the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol are giving testimony to the newly established, Democratic-led panel investigating the attack.

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New Capitol Police Chief Defends The Agency In The Wake Of The Jan. 6 Riot

Friday, July 23, 2021

The new chief, Tom Manger, said the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection should not define the department and that necessary changes to its procedures have been made in the months since.

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COVID Warnings From Washington Rise With The Uptick In Cases Around The Country

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

While the push to vaccinate and protect people from severe illness continues, the White House and Congress are seeing mild cases among vaccinated people.

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GOP Leader McCarthy Taps 5 Republicans To Serve On Jan. 6 Select Committee

Monday, July 19, 2021

The list of five Republicans includes three lawmakers who voted against certifying the election results after the attack.

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'This Is A Test Of Our Time,' Biden Says About Voting Rights Battles

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

The president spoke a day after Texas Democratic state lawmakers left their state in protest of GOP voting legislation.

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