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Sen. Joe Manchin Calls For Up To $4 Trillion In Infrastructure Spending As Democrats Are Poised To...

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 05: Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) speaks to the press near the Senate subway following a vote in the Senate impeachment trial that acquitted President Donald Trump of all charges on February 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. After...
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Biden Treasury Pick Janet Yellen Says Additional Stimulus And Expanded Unemployment Insurance Will...

Janet Yellen speaks in Wilmington, Delaware, on December 1, 2020. Leah Millis/Reuters Joe Biden's Treasury pick Janet Yellen faced lawmakers at a confirmation hearing in the US Senate Tuesday. The former Fed chair said additional stimulus and...
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Pence, Mcconnell, And Mccarthy Are Skipping Trump's Departure Ceremony

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images. At least three top Republicans plan to miss President Donald Trump's farewell ceremony on Wednesday. House Majority...
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Donald Trump, The Great Pretender

On Wednesday, the Trump presidency will draw to a close. Whether the Trump Era ends with it remains to be seen. The question hinges partly on the Senate's Republican caucus, and whether they will make a decisive break with the outgoing president by...
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Senate Democrats Prove 'democracy Reform Is A Top Priority' By Putting 'for The People Act' First

Jessica Corbett, staff writer"From a violent insurrection at the Capitol to the countless attempts to silence the vote of millions of Americans, attacks on our democracy have come in many forms," said incoming Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

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Us Senate Leader Says Inauguration Will Be 'safe And Successful'

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in a speech on Tuesday said President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration will be safe and successful.
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Career Official Expected To Temporarily Lead Justice Dept.

The official is President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to take over while his attorney general nominee, Merrick Garland, seeks Senate confirmation.
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Quote Of The Day

“The mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the President and other powerful people, and they tried to use fear and violence to stop a specific proceeding of the first branch of the federal government which they did not like.” — Senate...
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Wow! Biden Picks Crazy Penn Health Director Rachel Levine As Assistant Health Secretary

Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Democrats will cheer the...
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Mcconnell Sparks Gop-split Talk, Claims "mob Was Fed Lies...provoked By Trump"

McConnell Sparks GOP-Split Talk, Claims "Mob Was Fed Lies...Provoked By Trump" As impeachment moves to the Senate, and on Trump's penultimate day as president, (still) Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may have just showed his truest...
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Trump's Second Impeachment Trial Will Be Drastically Different Than His First -- Here's Why

Having survived one impeachment trial in the U.S, Senate due to a GOP majority that had its mind set on keeping Donald Trump in the Oval Office, the president can expect a much different second impeachment trial in the coming weeks, according to...
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Biden's Pick For Assistant Health Secretary Would Be The First Transgender Person Confirmed By The...

Biden on Tuesday tapped Dr. Rachel Levine, seen here in 2015, for a key health role in a historic pick of a transgender person. REUTERS/Daniel Shanken President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday selected Dr. Rachel Levine as his nominee for assistant...
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Former Treasury Secretaries Urge Swift Confirmation For Yellen

All eight living former Treasury secretaries threw their backing behind President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for the role Janet Yellen and urged the Senate to give her a swift confirmation ahead of her hearing before the Finance Committee on...
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Poll: Republican Support For Convicting Trump In Senate Growing

Republican support for convicting President Donald Trump in his Senate impeachment trial has grown in his final days in office, according to a POLITICO/Morning Consult poll released Tuesday. About 20 percent of Republicans said they “strongly”...
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Blinken Pledges 'humility And Confidence' As Secretary Of State

Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken outlined his vision for a revitalized foreign service and diplomatic corps in his opening statement on Tuesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, breaking with outgoing President Donald Trump’s...
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Murder The Filibuster And Never Look Back

As the authorities worked to clear the Capitol of rioters last week, the Associated Press called Georgia’s remaining Senate runoff race for Jon Ossoff, confirming that Democrats would be entering the Biden administration with full control of...
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The Arizona G.o.p. Is Sticking With Trumpism, Whether Arizona Republicans Like It Or Not

Despite losing a Senate seat and seeing Joe Biden win the state, state party leaders in the land of Barry Goldwater and John McCain aren’t switching gears. They’re doubling down.
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Dems Aim For Quick Approval Of Biden's National Security Picks

An impeachment trial is looming, and the Senate majority is set to change hands in the next couple days. But when the dust settles after Joe Biden’s inauguration as president, Democrats are hoping he won’t have a totally bare Cabinet. Senior...
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Mcconnell And Schumer Close To Power-sharing Plan

CNN: “The negotiations between Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell have been built largely around how the Senate operated the last time the body was split 50-50: When George W. Bush initially became president...
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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris Resigns Her Senate Seat

U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has formally resigned her Senate seat in preparation for her inauguration on Wednesday alongside President-elect Joe Biden.  Harris had served as a senator representing the Western state of California since...
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