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'Enough Is Enough': Democrats Push For GOP Support On Asian American Hate Crimes Bill

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The legislation would address the spike in hate crimes and violence targeted at the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Democrats need GOP votes to advance the bill in the Senate this week.

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House Ethics Committee Investigating GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Of Florida

Friday, April 09, 2021

The investigation follows a series of allegations against the Florida congressman, including illegal drug use and sexual misconduct.

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Biden Proposes $1.5 Trillion Federal Spending Plan

Friday, April 09, 2021

The president's budget blueprint would increase spending on an array of domestic programs aimed at reducing poverty and fighting climate change, while keeping defense spending relatively flat.

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Slain Capitol Police Officer Will Lie In Honor In The Rotunda

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

William Evans is the second Capitol Police officer to receive the rare distinction to lie in honor in the Capitol rotunda this year. He was killed last Friday when a man rammed his car into a barrier.

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Democrat Rita Hart Abandons Election Challenge In House Race Decided By 6 Votes

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Roughly 400,000 votes in all were cast in the race for Iowa's 2nd Congressional District. Hart maintained that nearly two dozen valid ballots were not counted properly.

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Pelosi Names D.C. National Guard Commander As New House Sergeant-At-Arms

Friday, March 26, 2021

The appointment of the first Black American sergeant-at-arms for the House comes as Congress works to overhaul its security procedures in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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Biden Says He Expects To Run For A 2nd Term

Thursday, March 25, 2021

President Biden said he also expects Vice President Harris to join him on his reelection bid in 2024. Still, he noted he was a "great respecter of fate" and could not say anything for certain.

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Duckworth Backs Off Vow To Block Biden Nominees Over Lack Of AAPI Cabinet Members

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Under their deal announced late Tuesday, the White House will add a senior liaison to the Asian American community.

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With Stronger Democratic Support, D.C. Statehood Fight Returns To Capitol Hill

Monday, March 22, 2021

The measure is expected to pass the House but faces long odds in the Senate, leading some advocates to call for the end of the legislative filibuster.

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House Passes 2 Bills Aimed At Overhauling The Immigration System

Thursday, March 18, 2021

The bills, which have an uncertain path in the Senate, would create a process for undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to earn permanent resident status and eventual citizenship.

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Senate Confirms Xavier Becerra To Head Health And Human Services

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Becerra faced significant GOP opposition ever since he was nominated, with critics arguing he didn't have sufficient health care experience to run the department.

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House GOP Leader Blasts Biden At Southern Border As Democrats Ready Immigration Bills

Monday, March 15, 2021

Kevin McCarthy's trip comes amid a jump in the number of migrants showing up at the border, especially unaccompanied children. Democrats say the GOP lawmakers' visit was a political stunt.

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DHS Directs FEMA To Help With Surge Of Migrant Children At Southern Border

Sunday, March 14, 2021

The deployment highlights an escalation in the Biden administration's response to the increasing number of unaccompanied migrant children arriving at the U.S. border.

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House Gives Final Approval To $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The bill will deliver a new round of aid to Americans almost a year after the pandemic first upended daily life in the United States.

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Here's What's In The American Rescue Plan

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

The colossal package allocates money for COVID-19 vaccines, schools, small businesses and anti-poverty programs like the child tax credit. Here are the highlights, including what the Senate changed.

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

Monday, March 08, 2021

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

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House Poised To Pass Biden's $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill This Week

Monday, March 08, 2021

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling for bipartisan support for the upcoming House vote on the Senate-amended legislation. Such support is unlikely, as Republicans are fiercely opposed to the package.

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McConnell Blasts Pelosi's Proposed Jan. 6 Commission As 'Partisan'

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Republican lawmakers want equal party representation on the panel to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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Ousted Capitol Security Officials Say They Didn't Have Intel To Plan For Riot

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The officials testifying Tuesday resigned in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection. Former Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund said, "None of the intelligence we received predicted what actually occurred."

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Here's What's In House Democrats' $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Plan

Monday, February 22, 2021

The legislation is set for a vote on the House floor at the end of the week. The Senate is then expected to modify it to ensure it can pass procedural hurdles.

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