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United against higher spending, centrist Democrats don't agree on what to cut or keep

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema are the two holdouts as Democrats and the White House try to reach a deal on a sweeping spending bill. But their policy demands may put them at odds.

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2 Senate Democrats are holding up Biden's spending package — with conflicting demands

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Two Democrats are not on board with President Biden's domestic agenda. Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., may be at odds due to their own policy priorities for this package.

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Delays in major spending bills persist as Democrats fail to come to agreement

Monday, October 04, 2021

President Biden's legislative agenda hangs in the balance as Democrats work to bridge their differences over a massive bill to fund social programs. A bipartisan infrastructure bill is also on hold.

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Biden and House Democrats unite behind his agenda, but they say more time is needed

Thursday, September 30, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., wrote in a letter to colleagues that "more time is needed to complete the task" of forging an agreement among Democrats on their larger spending measure.

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Republicans Are Split On The Infrastructure Bill, But It's Mostly A Messaging Fight

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

It's not what is in the legislation to upgrade roads and bridges — a topic that usually draws bipartisan support — but rather how the House Democrats tried to package it with a larger spending bill.

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Congress Faces A Week of Critical Deadlines

Monday, September 27, 2021

Democrats must untangle a potential government shutdown Thursday, a potential federal default, a vote on a $1 trillion infrastructure bill and a related vote on as much as $3.5 trillion in spending.

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7 Lawmakers Face Ethics Complaints For Not Filing Their Personal Stock Transactions

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Seven House lawmakers are facing ethics complaints for violating the Stock Act, which polices insider trading, because of a recent bipartisan trend of lawmakers ignoring disclosure requirements.

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Outside Ethics Group Says 7 House Lawmakers Didn't Disclose Stock Trades

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The complaints from the Campaign Legal Center against four Democrats and three Republicans show a trend — lawmakers failing to disclose transactions required by an insider trading law.

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Many Believe It's Time To Do Away With Lawmakers Making Stock Trades

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

A law policing insider trading on Capitol Hill passed nearly 10 years ago. But a trend has emerged from lawmakers from both parties — they are ignoring disclosure rules created to show transparency.

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Week In Politics: Biden Rejects Migrants; Funding Bill Work; Jan. 6 Supporters Gather

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Demonstrators gathered outside a largely empty Capitol today. Lawmakers return next week to a lengthy to-do list.

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To Retake Congress, The GOP Plans To Attack Democrats On The Economy

Thursday, September 16, 2021

President Biden isn't on the ballot next fall. But Republican lawmakers, campaign operatives and candidates believe his handling of the economy will drive voters' decisions.

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How Republicans Plan To Win Back Control Of Congress In The 2022 Midterms

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Republicans believe the 2022 midterms will hinge on President Biden's handling of the economy. Strategists and campaign officials say voters across the U.S. rank higher prices above all other issues.

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Democrats Are Divided Over President Biden's $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan

Monday, September 13, 2021

With the summer recess over, Capitol Hill lawmakers turn to the spending bill. Democrats have limited time to work out details on policies like expanded health care and universal pre-K.

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Lawmakers Want To Know What Went Wrong With Afghanistan

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Lawmakers criticized the Biden administration's handling of the withdrawal from Afghanistan. They now want to reassert Congress' authority and continue efforts to evacuate Americans and allies.

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Here Are 5 Hurdles That Democrats Face Now For Their $3.5 Trillion Budget

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Narrow margins in both the House and Senate and significant philosophical divisions inside the party mean Democratic leaders face a difficult task steering the massive bill.

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Biden Calls On The Military To Look Into Making The COVID-19 Vaccine Mandatory

Friday, July 30, 2021

The White House has called on the Defense Department to look into "how and when" it will mandate military service members to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Senate Advances Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

After weeks of talks that often appeared on the verge of collapse, a group of 20 Senate Republicans and Democrats reached agreement on a bill funding roads, bridges, transit projects and broadband.

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4 Takeaways From The Emotional 1st Select Committee Hearing On The Capitol Attack

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The first House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 insurrection featured raw and emotional testimony from four law enforcement officers. Here's what you need to know.

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Biden Makes A Push For Democrats To Unite Around $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

President Biden went to Capitol Hill to press progressives and moderates to stay together on a massive spending bill that expands government and will need to pass without GOP support.

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10 Senators Say They Agree On Infrastructure 'Framework' — But There Are Few Details

Thursday, June 10, 2021

The bipartisan proposal would cost $1.2 trillion and include no tax hikes. But the senators themselves didn't release any details and party leaders have been mostly silent on the development.

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