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Republicans are blowing up their own agenda to 'own the libs'

Republicans are blowing up their own agenda to 'own the libs'

29 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement This is "laugh until you cry" type hilarious. Over the last week Republicans have been blocking their own policy goals in order to make legislating more...
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Court-Packing Plan Appeases Left-Wing Dark-Money Groups

2 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

As McConnell recognized, 'This new court-packing commission is not some serious pivot away from Democrats' political attacks on the Court.'
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For 25 Years, Taxpayers Picked Up Polluters' Superfund Bill. That May Finally Change

For 25 Years, Taxpayers Picked Up Polluters' Superfund Bill. That May Finally Change

2 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

Fees on oil producers and petrochemical companies once funded toxic waste cleanups. Republicans let them expire in 1995. Democrats want them back.
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Senators to Biden: Waive vaccine intellectual property rules

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Ten liberal senators are urging President Joe Biden to back India and South Africa's appeal to the World Trade Organization to temporarily relax intellectual...
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Democrats hand their foes a weapon as they weigh a filibuster loophole

Democrats hand their foes a weapon as they weigh a filibuster loophole

3 hours ago   |   Politico

Chuck Schumer is hatching plans to further evade the constraints of the filibuster - and in the process, he could be teaching Republicans how to do it in the future. Faced with...
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Lawmakers scramble for 'musical chairs' to view Biden's first Capitol speech

Lawmakers scramble for 'musical chairs' to view Biden's first Capitol speech

3 hours ago   |   Politico

Which is a hotter ticket: Beyoncé's first post-pandemic concert or President Joe Biden's first address to Congress? Washington is about to find out. Even as life slowly returns...
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How Democrats Who Lost in Deep-Red Places Might Have Helped Biden

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

A study by a liberal group found a reverse coattails effect in 2020: Down-ballot candidates may have helped elect President Biden, rather than the other way around.
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Republicans And Democrats Largely Oppose Transgender Sports Legislation, Poll Shows

Republicans And Democrats Largely Oppose Transgender Sports Legislation, Poll Shows

4 hours ago   |   NPR

Members of the two parties are split on how transgender students should participate in sports, according to an NPR/ PBS NewsHour /Marist poll. But opposition to legislating the...
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Gaetz and DeSantis: A friendship that may become a liability

8 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - When he launched his campaign to become Florida's governor in January 2018, few expected Ron DeSantis to prevail in America's toughest political...
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White House: Intel on Russian 'bounties' on US troops shaky

8 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The White House says that the intelligence community does not have conclusive evidence that Russian intelligence operatives encouraged the Taliban to attack...
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Maxine Waters Puts Jim Jordan In His Place Amid Absurd COVID-19 Hearing

Maxine Waters Puts Jim Jordan In His Place Amid Absurd COVID-19 Hearing

“You need to respect the chair and shut your mouth,” the California Democrat warned. Read more ...

Mike Pence Gets Pacemaker

Mike Pence Gets Pacemaker

Former VP Mike Pence is recovering from a Wednesday surgery in which he had a pacemaker installed, reports the Indianapolis Star. The 61-year-old's office says Pence had been... Read more ...

New Jersey governor makes new push for ‘sweeping' new gun laws

New Jersey governor makes new push for ‘sweeping' new gun laws

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday began his third major push for new gun control laws since taking office in 2018. He cited rising gun violence in cities across the... Read more ...

WATCH: Maxine Waters erupts at Jim Jordan and tells him to 'respect the...

WATCH: Maxine Waters erupts at Jim Jordan and tells him to 'respect the chair and shut your mouth' during COVID-19 hearing

Summary List Placement California Rep. Maxine Waters erupted at Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan on Thursday while the Republican lawmaker was berating Dr. Anthony Fauci during a House... Read more ...

White House dials down likelihood Russia offered bounties in Afghanistan

White House dials down likelihood Russia offered bounties in Afghanistan

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday there is not strong evidence that Russia allegedly offered bounties to the Taliban to target U.S. and allied forces in... Read more ...

There Are 9 Supreme Court Justices. New Bill Would Make It 13

There Are 9 Supreme Court Justices. New Bill Would Make It 13

Last week, President Biden signed an executive order to set up a commission dedicated to studying possible reforms to the Supreme Court, including an increase in the number of... Read more ...

Speaker Pelosi throws cold water on a progressive bill that would expand the...

Speaker Pelosi throws cold water on a progressive bill that would expand the Supreme Court to 13 seats

Summary List Placement House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she does not support a newly-introduced bill to expand the Supreme Court and has "no plans to bring it to the... Read more ...

The US officially designates Paul Manafort's associate Konstantin Kilimnik...

The US officially designates Paul Manafort's associate Konstantin Kilimnik as a 'known Russian agent'

Summary List Placement The US for the first time on Thursday designated a close associate of ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort as a "known Russian agent." Konstantin... Read more ...

Chauvin won't testify at murder trial in Floyd's death

Chauvin won't testify at murder trial in Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS - The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd wrapped up its case Thursday without putting Chauvin on the stand... Read more ...

Matt Gaetz teased a 'fight back' ad, trying to shift attention from...

Matt Gaetz teased a 'fight back' ad, trying to shift attention from sex-trafficking allegations by alleging that CNN is out to get him

Summary List Placement Rep. Matt Gaetz is planning to push back at allegations he was involved in sex trafficking via an ad campaign targeting CNN, according to... Read more ...