- Business Insider 00:16June 25, 2021Biden administration extends nationwide ban on evictions for one 'final' month through the end of JulyThis is the third time the CDC order has been extended since it first went into effect in September.
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- Business Insider 22:10June 24, 2021Joe Manchin balks at backing $6 trillion in infrastructure spending sought by Bernie Sanders, Senate Democrats"I have a hard time swallowing that," Manchin told reporters Thursday, leaving the pathway for Biden's major spending initiatives unclear.
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- Business Insider 21:38June 24, 2021Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams the lack of diversity in an all-white group of lawmakers who drafted a bipartisan infrastructure dealFlanked by the bipartisan group of senators, President Joe Biden announced earlier on Thursday that they had reached a deal on infrastructure.
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- New York Magazine 21:14June 24, 2021‘We Have a Deal’: Biden Endorses Senators’ Bipartisan Infrastructure PlanThe deal can only hang together if Democrats, including Joe Manchin, can unite around a reconciliation bill to enact the rest of Biden’s agenda.
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- The Guardian 19:53June 24, 2021‘We’ve struck a deal’: Biden says agreement reached on infrastructure plan – liveRepublican and Democratic senators have reached deal – presidentSpeaker: ‘It is imperative that we seek the truth as to what happened’Giuliani’s New York law license suspended ‘effectively immediately’Biden urges unvaccinated to get shots as ‘deadlier’ Delta strain spreads 5.49pm BST Joe Biden said a deal has been reached on a plan to improve the nation’s infrastructure, following a meeting with a bipartisan group of senators today.In a tweet Biden said:We’ve struck a deal. A group of senators – five Democrats and five Republicans – has come together and forged an infrastructure agreement that will create millions of American jobs. 5.20pm BST The Biden administration has extended the nationwide ban on evictions for a month, but said this is expected to be the last time it will do so.As of the end of March, 6.4m American households were behind on their rent, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Nearly 1m said eviction was very likely in two months, and 1.83m said it was somewhat likely in the same period.A Biden administration official said the last month would be used for an “all hands on deck” multi-agency campaign to prevent a massive wave of evictions. One of the reasons the moratorium was put in place was to try to prevent further spread of COVID-19 by people put out on the streets and in shelters.[...] Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 17:57June 24, 202125 GOP-led states and one Democratic state are cutting $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits. Here are the 26 states making the cut this summer.More and more Republican-governed states are ending Biden-stimulus jobless aid months before they legally expire in September. Many run out in June.
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- Business Insider 17:54June 24, 2021Schumer and Pelosi say they're still barreling ahead without the GOP on a multitrillion-dollar social spending package in JulyDemocrats and the GOP are on the verge of striking a $1 trillion infrastructure deal. But top Democrats say they're moving ahead with a separate plan.
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- The Guardian 08:00June 24, 2021House investigates possible shadow operation in Trump justice departmentJudiciary committee want to know if officials violated policies in issuing secret subpoenas against congressional DemocratsTop Democrats in the House are investigating whether Trump justice department officials ran an unlawful shadow operation to target political enemies of the former president to hunt down leaks of classified information, according to a source familiar with the matter.The House judiciary committee chairman, Jerry Nadler, is centering his investigation on the apparent violation of internal policies by the justice department, when it issued subpoenas against Democrats Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell in 2018. Continue reading...
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- Breitbart News 23:32June 23, 2021GOP Senator John Cornyn Negotiating Amnesty Deal for Illegal Aliens with DemocratsSen. John Cornyn (R-TX) confirmed this week that he is negotiating an amnesty deal for likely millions of illegal aliens with Senate Democrats.
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- Business Insider 23:08June 23, 2021Philadelphia Democrat Brian Sims, whose anti-GOP speech went viral, is not sorry about all thatFirst elected in 2012, Rep. Brian Sims is a former college football player and the first openly gay member of the Pennsylvania Legislature.
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- Business Insider 20:38June 23, 2021Joe Manchin appears close to making up his mind. Here's what he wants in an infrastructure plan.The influential moderate Democrat wants to roll back Trump's "unfair" tax cuts and he supports completely paying for a multitrillion-dollar package.
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- The Guardian 09:00June 23, 2021Democrats seek way ahead after voting rights bill hits Senate roadblockThe White House warned democracy was ‘in peril’ but while key Democrats stay committed to the filibuster, progress looks difficultAfter nearly six months of watching Republicans relentlessly make it harder to vote in the US, Democrats suffered a major blow on Tuesday after GOP senators used a legislative maneuver to halt a sweeping voting rights and ethics bill.The vote doesn’t kill the bill, but it marks one of the most significant setbacks for Democrats in Joe Biden’s presidency so far. Democrats heralded the legislation as their No 1 priority, even knowing they were unlikely to get any Republican votes for it. The bill would amount to the most significant expansion of the right to vote in a generation, requiring early voting and automatic and same-day registration, while prohibiting excessive manipulation of electoral district boundaries, a process often called gerrymandering. Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 05:14June 23, 2021Arizona House Dems refused to show up to the floor, blocking the state GOP from advancing a budget that included a tax cut to benefit the wealthyThe move by Arizona Democrats follows Texas legislators who staged a dramatic walkout to block a GOP-backed bill restricting voting rights last month.
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- Business Insider 05:05June 23, 2021Joe Manchin opens the door to backing Democrat-only infrastructure bill that rolls back 'unfair' Trump tax cutsManchin's backing is pivotal and would allow a new spending bill can pass without any GOP votes. He wants to raise corporate taxes as well.
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- The Guardian 02:17June 23, 2021Landmark voting rights bill defeated in Senate despite Democratic unityFor the People Act fails to overcome filibusterBiden under pressure to advocate for presidential priorityUS politics – live coverageJoe Biden suffered a significant setback on Tuesday as one of his top priorities, a set of reforms to protect voting rights and shore up American democracy, was defeated in Congress. Related: Trump has ‘zero desire’ to be speaker of House, spokesman says Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 00:03June 23, 2021Senate Republicans balk at bulking up IRS because they don't want to chase wealthy tax evaders"I am very skeptical that there's a lot of easy money to be had from so-called tax enforcement," Republican Sen. Pat Toomey told Insider.
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- Breitbart News 23:39June 22, 2021Dem Sen. Blumenthal: Filibuster, Which Dems Have Used 'a Number of Times,' Is 'Abhorrent'On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) stated that the filibuster is an “arcane and abhorrent rule that the founders would have absolutely rejected.” And admitted that Democrats have used it numerous times. After Blumenthal said
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- Business Insider 20:57June 22, 2021Progressive Democrats call on Biden and the CDC to extend eviction moratorium which expires next weekAround 7 million people are still behind on their rent, according to data compiled by the Census Bureau.
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- Business Insider 19:38June 22, 2021Schumer blasts GOP-led voting restrictions, says 'legislatures are making it easier to own a gun than to vote'"There is a rot - a rot at the center of the modern Republican Party," Schumer said, hours before the Senate considers an elections reform bill.
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- Business Insider 18:18June 22, 2021Moderate Democrats in bipartisan gang lean towards IRS enforcement as a way to raise revenues for infrastructure: 'That's found money'Sen. John Hickenlooper of Colorado told Insider that extra money for the IRS was "a good possibility" as negotiations continue. He's not alone.
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- Breitbart News 04:48June 22, 2021Mitch McConnell: Democrats Want to 'Rig the Rules of American Elections Permanently' in Their FavorSenate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday torched the Democrats' election takeover bill on the Senate floor as a purely "partisan power grab" by the left "to rig the rules of American elections permanently" in their favor.
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- Business Insider 02:11June 22, 202121 attorneys general oppose USPS plan to delay first-class mail, warning 4 to 5-day delivery times could have 'significant' impact on mail-in ballotsCritics argue that the Postal Service is betraying its duty to provide quality service to rural communities.
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- Business Insider 21:54June 21, 2021Psaki says stepping up IRS enforcement would 'raise a great deal more' to pay for infrastructure than a gas tax increaseThe White House separately says it doesn't support a new fee on electric vehicle drivers because it aims to grow a cleaner industry.
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- Business Insider 18:48June 21, 2021The White House rejects increasing the gas tax to fund infrastructure, arguing it puts a bigger burden on average Americans"We're not going to accept it," Psaki said on Monday. The GOP favored indexing the gas tax to inflation, which could boost gas prices.
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- Breitbart News 01:11June 21, 2021Report: Democrat-Run Baltimore, San Francisco Saw Largest Population Declines in First Months of PandemicU.S. Census Bureau data show Democrat-controlled cities suffered the largest declines in population in the first months of the pandemic. Baltimore and San Francisco both saw 1.39 percent population declines.
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- The Guardian(UK) 22:18June 20, 2021Ministers urge Boris Johnson to consult cabinet on key decisionsEmbattled prime minister pressed to abandon top-down approach to government as difficult autumn nearsCabinet ministers including Rishi Sunak will this week urge Boris Johnson not to keep sidelining his ministers, as officials warn of a difficult autumn ahead with pressures over hospital waiting lists, social care reform and court backlogs.Johnson will face a tricky few days after the landslide loss in the byelection in Chesham and Amersham, a defeat that many of his own MPs put down to his controversial planning changes and which Labour will seek to exploit in a debate and vote on Monday. Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 20:38June 20, 2021Lindsey Graham calls the Democrats' voting-rights bill 'the biggest power grab' in US history, rejects Manchin compromise proposal"I like Joe Manchin a lot, but ... I don't like the idea of taking the power to redistrict away from the state legislators," Graham said on Fox News.
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- The Guardian 09:00June 20, 2021Squad goals: Ocasio-Cortez warns Biden patience is wearing thinCold reality intrudes on Biden’s first few months as leftist Democrats frustrated with president’s agenda stalling in CongressThey were pointed questions, not personal criticisms. But they will have conveyed a warning to Joe Biden that the patience of the left of the Democratic party and its leaders in ‘the Squad’ of progressive politicians is not infinite.“Are we passing the deal that helps working people the most?” asked Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the firebrand New York congresswoman and best known member of the squad. “Are we passing the deal that makes the most jobs? Are we passing a deal that brings down the most climate emissions? Are we passing a deal that raises wages and actually improves our infrastructure for the next generation?” Continue reading...
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- Breitbart News 23:27June 19, 2021Catholic Democrats Appeal to ‘Primacy of Conscience’ in Abortion SupportSixty Catholic Democrats in Congress have written an open “Statement of Principles” explaining why the Catholic Church should not deny Holy Communion to professed Catholics who promote abortion.
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- Guardian 09:00June 19, 2021‘We dodged a mortar round’: George Packer on America in crisisThe award-winning reporter’s new book considers threats to democracy from the right around the Capitol attack – but his view of those who seek social justice has angered some on the leftWhen the pandemic struck, George Packer moved his family out of the city and upstate into the countryside. Related: Preventable review: Andy Slavitt indicts Trump over Covid – but scolds us all too Continue reading...
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- The Guardian 22:56June 18, 2021Covid ‘remains a serious and deadly threat’ for unvaccinated people, Biden says – livePresident hails 300m vaccine doses administered since JanuaryMike Pence heckled at conservative Christian summit in FloridaMcConnell says voting rights proposal is ‘rotten to the core’The inner circle egging on Trump and fueling his election lie 8.56pm BST Mike Pence, the former US vice-president, has been heckled as a “traitor” for his refusal to overturn last year’s election result during a speech to a gathering of religious conservatives.Pence, who is widely seen as laying the groundwork for a White House run in 2024, had entered an auditorium in Orlando, Florida to a standing ovation on Friday. But a small group began shouted abuse including “traitor!” as he began a 28-minute speech. The dissenters were quickly escorted out by police. Related: Conservative Christians jeer ‘traitor’ Pence for refusing to overturn election 8.36pm BST Dozens of Catholic Democrats in Congress signed on to a letter denouncing the efforts to rebuke lawmakers who receive Communion and support abortion rights.“We believe the separation of church and state allows for our faith to inform our public duties and best serve our constituents,” the letter says.As Catholic Democrats, we are committed to making real the basic principles that are at the heart of Catholic social teaching: helping the oppressed, protecting the least among us & ensuring that all are given opportunities to share in the blessings of this great country. pic.twitter.com/nZHeUVfP2j Continue reading...
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- The Guardian(UK) 20:49June 18, 2021Senior Tories warn Boris Johnson ‘blue wall’ is at risk after byelection defeatPM’s planning reform blamed for shock loss of Chesham and AmershamSenior Conservatives have warned Boris Johnson a swathe of seats in the “blue wall” across the south of England could be at risk, as his party was gripped by recriminations in the aftermath of the Liberal Democrats’ shock victory in the Chesham and Amersham byelection.Downing Street came under renewed pressure to ditch Johnson’s controversial planning reforms, which many backbenchers blamed for the humiliating loss of the Buckinghamshire seat. Continue reading...
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- Breitbart News 17:02June 18, 2021Joe Down: Poll Shows Biden's Approval Rating Dives as Democrats Despair at Course of NationA national poll shows President Joe Biden’s approval rating has gone backwards since April, plummeting to below 50 percent for the first time since he took office with disillusioned Democrats leading the way down.
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- Business Insider 14:45June 18, 2021The GOP's hopes on striking an infrastructure deal with Biden: torching his proposed tax hikesNot every Senate Democrat is onboard with Biden's planned social programs or the methods to finance them and Republicans hope to split the difference.
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- The Guardian(UK) 14:36June 18, 2021Lib Dems can topple Tory ‘blue wall’ in south of England, says leaderAfter Sarah Green’s Chesham and Amersham victory, Ed Davey says Tory MPs will be worriedThe Liberal Democrats have said they can topple the Conservatives’ “blue wall” in the south of England after storming to victory in the Chesham and Amersham byelection, taking a seat that had been solidly Tory for almost 50 years.In a result that exceeded even the expectations of party activists, the Lib Dems’ Sarah Green overturned a 16,000 Conservative majority to take the seat by just over 8,000 votes, a swing of 25%. Continue reading...
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- Huffington Post UK 14:02June 18, 2021Senior Lib Dem and Labour Reject 'Progressive Alliance' To Beat Tories
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- The Guardian(UK) 12:25June 18, 2021Lib Dems hail victory over Tories in Chesham and Amersham byelection – UK politics liveLib Dem Sarah Green secured 21,517 votes, leaving Conservative Peter Fleet trailing with 13,489Lib Dems win Chesham and Amersham byelection in stunning upsetGlobal coronavirus updates – live 10.25am BST Correction... It was not a hammer but an orange mallet: Ed Davey knocks down the blue wall with an orange mallet! Hats off to whichever staffer sourced the mallet at a few hours notice. pic.twitter.com/Qz9sqosnV2 10.23am BST Davey says people will now be talking about how Lib Dems are a threat to conservatives across swathes of the country. Voters felt “ignored” and “taken for granted” he says. Davey and Green will now hold “appalling Tory government to account”. Then he promptly knocks a blue wall down with a hammer... Continue reading...
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- Huffington Post UK 08:31June 18, 2021Lib Dems Score Stunning By-Election Victory Over Boris Johnson's Tories In Chesham And Amersham
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- The Guardian 04:40June 18, 2021Lib Dems win Chesham and Amersham byelection in stunning upsetSarah Green takes formerly safe Buckinghamshire seat despite senior Tories’ canvassingThe Liberal Democrats have pulled off an extraordinary victory in the Buckinghamshire constituency of Chesham and Amersham, taking the formerly safe seat from the Tories in a byelection.In a shock result, Lib Dem Sarah Green secured 21,517 votes, leaving the Conservative Peter Fleet trailing with 13,489, and giving the Lib Dems a majority of 8,028. Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 23:13June 17, 2021Biden makes Juneteenth a national holiday, giving federal employees Friday offJune 19, known as "Juneteenth," celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. The bill passed both the House and Senate this week.
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- Breitbart News 18:46June 17, 2021Democrats Design Fallback $6 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Without GOPSenate Democrats and Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) are designing a $6 trillion fallback infrastructure plan for reconciliation if the $1.2 trillion bipartisan plan fails.
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- Huffington Post UK 18:45June 17, 2021Tories’ Culture War Going Down Like A ‘Lead Balloon’ In ‘Blue Wall’
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- Business Insider 18:08June 17, 2021Bernie Sanders is drafting a $6 trillion infrastructure package, which Senate Democrats are considering passing without the GOP"We have an enormous amount of work in front of us," Sanders said Thursday. He's pushing for aggressive federal action.
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- The Guardian 17:17June 17, 2021US supreme court upholds Obamacare, preserving healthcare for millions – liveSupreme court dismisses challenge brought by Republican-led statesCongress approves Juneteenth as a federal holidayAll 14 ‘no’ votes from RepublicansNew York grand jury stores up trouble for Trump Organization executives 3.17pm BST Joe Biden’s chief of staff, Ron Klain, reacted to the supreme court’s ruling on Twitter, saying, “It’s still a BFD.”It's still a BFD. 3.12pm BST The court found that the Republican-led states who challenged the Affordable Care Act did not have standing to bring their case.“Plaintiffs do not have standing to challenge §5000A(a)’s minimum essential coverage provision because they have not shown a past or future injury fairly traceable to defendants’ conduct enforcing the specific statutory provision they attack as unconstitutional,” the decision says. Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 02:24June 17, 2021House passes bill to make Juneteenth a national holiday and sends it to Biden's desk to be signed into lawThe House vote came a day after the Senate passed the legislation. June 19th marks the end of slavery in the US.
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- Business Insider 02:02June 17, 2021Democrats are weighing moving immigration reform to help finance Biden's infrastructure plans without GOP supportDemocrats are discussing including certain immigration provisions that could boost the economy in the long-run to cover new economic spending.
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- Business Insider 00:05June 17, 202110 Democrats and 10 Republicans sign onto bipartisan infrastructure deal, but nobody knows what's in itDemocratic senators are also working on another plan to push infrastructure legislation through using reconciliation.
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- Breitbart News 23:37June 16, 2021Report: Under Biden, Republicans Mostly Disgusted with U.S. Moral Values, Democrat Optimism 'All Time High'Under the transfer of power to the Biden Administration in 2021, public opinion about the state of moral values in the U.S. has hit all-time lows and highs along party lines.
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- Business Insider 23:28June 16, 2021Top progressives come out swinging against possible gas tax in bipartisan infrastructure plan since it would hurt lower-income AmericansSen. Ron Wyden said indexing the gas tax to inflation could increase gas prices for average Americans next year.
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- Business Insider 22:04June 16, 2021Republicans don't want to overhaul the economy as Biden's infrastructure plans draw strong public supportA new poll showed that Biden's $4 trillion sweeping infrastructure plan drew two-thirds support among voters. Republicans are pushing to cut its size.
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