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Senate Republicans Block Voting Rights Legislation

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Senate Republicans blocked major voting rights legislation in a key procedural vote on Tuesday evening, launching a filibuster of a top priority for Democrats after the party locked down full support for the bill. In a 50-50 vote, Democrats failed to clinch the 60 votes needed on a motion to …

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Business Leaders Meeting With Congress To Push For Paid Leave

Business leaders are meeting with Congress this week for ‘Businesses for Paid Leave Week of Action.’ The large and small business leaders are pushing for a national paid family and medical leave policy. “Business leaders will share with key legislative leaders the positive benefits of paid leave, from supporting diversity and …

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Trump Wanted To Send COVID Infected Americans To Guantanamo Bay

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According to a new book, former President Donald Trump reportedly suggested sending Americans infected with COVID-19 to Guantanamo Bay. Washington Post journalists Yasmeen Abutaleb and Damian Paletta’s new book “Nightmare Scenario: Inside the Trump Administration’s Response to the Pandemic That Changed History” share details about former President Donald Trump’s administration’s response to the pandemic. …

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House Voting To Eliminate Three Trump-Era Rules

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House Democrats are preparing to vote to eliminate three Trump-era rules. The lawmakers will use the Congressional Review Act to take aim at rules governing methane regulations, lending practices, and employment discrimination cases. The first Trump-era rule Democrats are looking to eliminate got rid of methane emissions standards for the oil …

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President Biden Announces Family Dog Champ Has Died

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President Joe Biden‘s eldest dog, Champ, has died at age 13. The president first confirmed the news of Champ’s death in a statement on Twitter Saturday, saying the family’s “hearts are heavy” over the loss of their beloved four-legged friend. Champ, Biden said, had “passed away peacefully at home.” In his …

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