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Republicans, Democrats Still At Odds Over Coronavirus Relief

Saturday, December 05, 2020

It is still not clear if Republicans and Democrats can reach an agreement on a new economic stimulus deal before the end of the year.

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With Georgia Rally, Trump Tests Role As Asset Or Liability For Senate GOP Control

Saturday, December 05, 2020

President Trump heads to Georgia today, a state where he's claimed widespread election fraud. He's trying to convince voters to send Republicans to the U.S. Senate to keep control of the chamber.

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How The Coronavirus Has Affected Individual Members Of Congress

Friday, December 04, 2020

Congress saw its first two members enter self-quarantine on March 8. Later that month, seven members tested positive or were presumed so and dozens more were quarantined. The ranks have since grown.

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Momentum For Coronavirus Relief Bill Builds, But Time Short As Parties Work On Deal

Friday, December 04, 2020

With days left before Congress aims to wrap for the year, Republicans and Democrats appear more willing to negotiate on a COVID-19 relief bill. But key sticking points remain.

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Trump Wants To Use Defense Bill To Dismantle Legal Protections For Tech Companies

Thursday, December 03, 2020

President Trump is threatening to veto a bipartisan defense policy bill unless Congress adds language to hold social media sites legally liable for the way they police their platforms.

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Lawmakers Barrel Ahead On Defense Bill Plans, Balking At Trump Veto Threat

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

President Trump threatened to veto the annual defense bill if it doesn't include a provision to end a liability shield for tech companies. Key lawmakers say it's too late for such a demand.

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Bipartisan Group Pushes $908B COVID-19 Plan, But McConnell Crafts Bill Trump Will Sign

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

A loosely assembled group of House and Senate lawmakers released a legislative framework they hope can break the months-long impasse between party leaders and the White House on pandemic relief.

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Trump's Futile Fight To Overturn Election Loss Breeds Turmoil, Risk

Saturday, November 21, 2020

The president has made it clear that he will spend his remaining days in the White House in the same way he spent much of his term in office: fighting.

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In Georgia, Pence Walks Line Between Trump's Election Falsehoods And GOP Senate Fight

Saturday, November 21, 2020

The vice president made his first campaign appearance since he and President Trump lost their bid for reelection. He boosted Senate Republicans, while sidestepping the president's fraud claims.

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GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley, 87, Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

The senator from Iowa said he had been isolating since announcing his exposure to the virus on Tuesday. He is third in line for the presidency.

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Senate Blocks President Trump's Controversial Nominee To The Federal Reserve Board

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

The 47-50 vote came as Sens. Mitt Romney and Susan Collins sided with Democratic senators to preserve a filibuster of Judy Shelton's confirmation. Two other Republicans missed the vote.

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McCarthy, Other Top House Republicans Reelected To Leadership Posts For Next Congress

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

After better than expected election results, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has been reelected to lead his conference in the next session of Congress. His top lieutenants were also reelected.

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Sen. Rubio Joins Small Group Of Republican Senators Calling Biden 'President-Elect'

Monday, November 16, 2020

Only four other GOP senators have publicly called Democrat Joe Biden "president-elect" since the race was called for him over a week ago.

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House Returns With 1st Widespread Coronavirus Testing Program, Lame-Duck Agenda

Monday, November 16, 2020

The House has a critical to-do list for a new Congress, which includes leadership and legislative battles. Lawmakers still have business for the lame duck session, but now will have testing protocols.

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Senate Republicans Back Push For President-Elect Biden To Get Intelligence Briefings

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Even as many Senate Republicans refuse to recognize President-elect Joe Biden's win, they signaled support for Biden to receive intelligence briefings.

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Senate Republicans Continue Backing Trump's Refusal To Concede The Election

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Senate Republicans continue to back President Trump's strategy to challenge the election results. Only a few have congratulated Joe Biden and acknowledged the need for a transition.

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Barr Wades Into Trump's False Voting Claims, Allowing Prosecutors To Investigate

Monday, November 09, 2020

The attorney general specified that reviews can be conducted only if there are "clear and apparently-credible allegations of irregularities" that would affect the outcome of a state's election result.

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Biden Agenda To Face The Challenges Of A Closely Divided Congress

Sunday, November 08, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden will need to get his agenda through Congress, but Republicans are likely to keep control of the Senate, and Democrats in the House have a smaller margin.

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Senate Control Likely Decided By Fate Of 2 Georgia Runoff Races

Saturday, November 07, 2020

Senate Democrats gained one new seat so far, but they would need two more plus the White House to take the majority. Two runoff races in Georgia give them a very narrow path.

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Georgia Senate Race Between David Perdue And Jon Ossoff Heads To A Runoff

Friday, November 06, 2020

Both of Georgia's Senate races are headed toward a runoff elections in January — with control of the Senate majority potentially at stake.

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