Democrats struggle to gain steam on Biden spending plan

Democrats struggle to gain steam on Biden spending plan

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are struggling to break through on their sweeping social spending bill amid a laser-like focus on the price tag and high-profile squabbles.Democratic leadership has set an end-of-the-month deadline to get both the spending package and a…

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Pelosi enters pivotal stretch on Biden agenda

Pelosi enters pivotal stretch on Biden agenda

This post was originally published on this siteSpeaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) faces daunting days ahead as she races to unite feuding factions of her restive caucus and pass a massive social benefits package at the heart of President Biden’s agenda, along with a separate infrastructure bill,…

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Court fight over Texas abortion restriction tests limits of state laws

Court fight over Texas abortion restriction tests limits of state laws

This post was originally published on this siteA court battle over the strict Texas abortion law is testing legal questions that could have far-reaching effects on other constitutional rights.The novel enforcement mechanism of the Texas statute, known as S.B. 8, is intended to frustrate legal…

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McConnell gets GOP wake-up call

McConnell gets GOP wake-up call

This post was originally published on this siteThe backlash Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) received from fellow Republican senators last week is a wake-up call to the GOP leader that he doesn’t have any more political capital to spend on helping Democrats raise the debt limit again…

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sends a warning to Pelosi and Schumer

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sends a warning to Pelosi and Schumer

This post was originally published on this site Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined seven of her fellow New York Democrats on Tuesday in issuing a warning to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer: Don’t cut funding for housing, transportation, or immigration reform from the emerging reconciliation bill...

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

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

This post was originally published on this site 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. (Image credit: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

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Biden’s approval rating has fallen. Pollsters say there’s one way to bounce back.

Biden’s approval rating has fallen. Pollsters say there’s one way to bounce back.

This post was originally published on this site“Voters are looking for a return on what they were promised,” said Jeff Horwitt, a Democratic pollster who co-conducts the NBC News poll.

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Supreme Court to hear arguments for Kentucky abortion case

Supreme Court to hear arguments for Kentucky abortion case

This post was originally published on this siteAs the firestorm continues over the Supreme Court’s decision a month ago to allow a Texas six-week abortion ban to go into effect, the justices will take the bench on Tuesday to hear a separate dispute concerning an abortion access law out of...

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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un says US is ‘root cause’ of instability on peninsula

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un says US is ‘root cause’ of instability on peninsula

This post was originally published on this site North Korean leader Kim Jong has blamed the United States for tensions on the peninsula and accused the South of hypocrisy, state media reported Tuesday, as he opened an exhibition showcasing his nuclear-armed country’s weapons. The US is the “root cause” of...

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Grassley’s embrace of Trump shakes GOP landscape

Grassley’s embrace of Trump shakes GOP landscape

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Chuck Grassley’s (R-Iowa) enthusiastic appearance at a Trump event in Iowa over the weekend shows that the former president has further strengthened his grip on the GOP following the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.The Iowa senator’s eagerness to…

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