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Zipperer: Reforms will turn Supreme Court into 3rd political branch

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Last week, President Joe Biden made good on a campaign promise by signing an executive order creating a commission to examine Supreme Court reforms. The most obvious “reform,”...
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Biden wants infrastructure deal, but GOP doubts persist

10 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden wants Congress to know he's sincere about cutting a deal on infrastructure, but Republican lawmakers have deep-seated doubts about the scope of...
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Congress to honor 2nd Capitol Police officer slain this year

11 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Slain U.S. Capitol Police officer William “Billy” Evans will lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday during the second such memorial ceremony this year for...
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Biden wants infrastructure deal, but GOP doubts persist

15 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

President Biden wants Congress to know he's sincere about cutting a deal on infrastructure, but Republican lawmakers have deep-seated doubts about the scope of his proposed...
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Democrats dare GOP to filibuster Asian American hate crimes bill

Democrats dare GOP to filibuster Asian American hate crimes bill

16 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Despite the political wrangling over the future of the filibuster, Senate Republicans have yet to officially use one to block a bill. This week may change that. GOP senators...
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The infrastructure plan spurs a flurry of lobbying in Congress

16 hours ago   |   NY Times


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Biden woos GOP with sweet infrastructure words, but is it progress?

Biden woos GOP with sweet infrastructure words, but is it progress?

16 hours ago   |   Politico

President Joe Biden called a handful of lawmakers to the White House Monday to talk about infrastructure for nearly two hours, the latest phase of his charm offensive, embarked...
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Biden wants infrastructure deal, but GOP doubts persist

17 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden wants Congress to know he's sincere about cutting a deal on infrastructure, but Republican lawmakers have deep-seated doubts about...
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Goldman Sees Congress Passing $3.3 Trillion: Stimulus Update

21 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. expects Congress to pass $3.3 trillion in spending measures over a decade later this year to follow through on President Joe Biden's infrastructure and...
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A top Biden advisor says the White House doesn't need GOP support in Congress for infrastructure package to be bipartisan

A top Biden advisor says the White House doesn't need GOP support in Congress for infrastructure package to be bipartisan

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Summary List Placement A top White House advisor said that President Joe Biden's multitrillion-dollar infrastructure plan doesn't need Congressional Republican support to be...
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White House: J&J pause won't have 'significant impact' on vaccination pace

White House: J&J pause won't have 'significant impact' on vaccination pace

Federal health agencies' recommended pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine won't have a “significant impact” on the Biden administration's vaccination... Read more ...

Veterans of color say video of police pepper-spraying a Black Army officer...

Veterans of color say video of police pepper-spraying a Black Army officer shows that not even a military uniform is protection from police violence

Summary List Placement A video of police officers holding a uniformed Black US Army soldier at gunpoint and pepper spraying him during a traffic stop in Windsor, Virginia is a... Read more ...

Tom Brady, current Patriots react to Julian Edelman's retirement

Tom Brady, current Patriots react to Julian Edelman's retirement

Julian Edelman's retirement sent current and former Patriots racing to social media Monday to express congratulations and appreciation for their time together in New... Read more ...

Democrats dare GOP to filibuster Asian American hate crimes bill

Democrats dare GOP to filibuster Asian American hate crimes bill

Despite the political wrangling over the future of the filibuster, Senate Republicans have yet to officially use one to block a bill. This week may change that. GOP senators... Read more ...

New Mexico becomes 16th state to legalize marijuana, a rebuttal to America's...

New Mexico becomes 16th state to legalize marijuana, a rebuttal to America's 'failed war on drugs'

Summary List Placement Beginning this summer, New Mexicans 21 and older will be able to both possess and grow marijuana. The state on Monday became the latest to legalize the... Read more ...

John Cornyn Asks If Biden Is 'Really In Charge' Because He Doesn't Tweet A Lot

John Cornyn Asks If Biden Is 'Really In Charge' Because He Doesn't Tweet A Lot

The GOP Texas senator spun a Politico article to bash the president, and Twitter unloaded on him. Read more ...

Biden to nominate Wormuth to be first female Army secretary

Biden to nominate Wormuth to be first female Army secretary

President Joe Biden is expected to nominate Pentagon veteran Christine Wormuth to be the first female Army secretary, according to two people familiar with the... Read more ...

Blinken names State Department's chief diversity and inclusion officer

Blinken names State Department's chief diversity and inclusion officer

Secretary of State Tony Blinken on Monday named Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley as the department's newly created chief diversity and inclusion officer. “The State Department... Read more ...

Police chief says officer who shot Daunte Wright intended to use taser

Police chief says officer who shot Daunte Wright intended to use taser

Brooklyn Center, Minn., police chief Tim Gannon said Monday he believed the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop in the... Read more ...

‘Felt like a setup': WhatsApp chat shows Gaetz ally scrambling to contain...

‘Felt like a setup': WhatsApp chat shows Gaetz ally scrambling to contain fallout

MIAMI - The feds were closing in. And Rep. Matt Gaetz's friend, Joel Greenberg, was in a panic. The Florida county tax collector was five days away from a federal indictment... Read more ...