Democrats consider the Build Back Better bill to be vital for the country

Democrats consider the Build Back Better bill to be vital for the country

This post was originally published on this siteDemocratic Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina speaks with NPR’s Steve Inskeep about the current state, and the future of the Democratic Party.

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Elizabeth Warren releases blueprint to end ‘free ride’ for tax-dodging US billionaires

Elizabeth Warren releases blueprint to end ‘free ride’ for tax-dodging US billionaires

This post was originally published on this site To show how wealthy corporations would be held accountable by a tax proposal she released late last month, Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday put out a report illustrating the unfair “free ride” powerful companies have gotten for years—and doubled down on her...

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Kevin McCarthy speech lasts into the wee hours, pushing back House vote on Biden’s Build Back Better bill

Kevin McCarthy speech lasts into the wee hours, pushing back House vote on Biden’s Build Back Better bill

This post was originally published on this siteThe House moved the vote on Biden’s Build Back Better bill to Friday after it was delayed Thursday by a long floor speech by Rep. Kevin McCarthy.     

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After a GOP delay, Biden’s Build Back Better bill could be voted on in the House

After a GOP delay, Biden’s Build Back Better bill could be voted on in the House

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy delayed a vote on President Biden’s spending bill with a record-breaking speech. Democrats now expect to vote on the legislative package Friday.

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Trump’s ire grows as DeSantis’ popularity with Republicans takes off

Trump’s ire grows as DeSantis’ popularity with Republicans takes off

This post was originally published on this siteIn a matter of months, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has gone from being a shining example in Donald Trump’s eyes of a MAGA leader molded in his image to an average politician who forgot his roots as he rose to Republican stardom.

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Texas uses shipping containers to create “steel wall” next to international bridge at Eagle Pass

Texas uses shipping containers to create “steel wall” next to international bridge at Eagle Pass

This post was originally published on this site Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted a video Wednesday of the state’s latest attempt to secure the Texas-Mexico border: about 20 shipping containers lined up along the riverbank next to the international bridge that connects Eagle Pass with Mexico. Behind the containers, the images...

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Expert CDC committee to discuss lifting restrictions on booster shots for all adults: COVID-19 updates

Expert CDC committee to discuss lifting restrictions on booster shots for all adults: COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteAn expert advisory committee to the CDC will meet Friday to discuss lifting restrictions on COVID booster shots to any adult who wants them. Updates.     

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US mulls diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

US mulls diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

This post was originally published on this site President Joe Biden said Thursday he was considering a US diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, in what would be an attempt to show toughness over China’s rights abuses without impacting US athletes. That is “something we are considering,” Biden...

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Dos and don’ts for navigating political, COVID-themed conversations during the holidays

Dos and don’ts for navigating political, COVID-themed conversations during the holidays

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s that time of year when anxieties run rampant at the thought of engaging in a heated right-or-left political discussion over turkey and stuffing.     

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