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Wisconsin Governor Vetoes Restrictive Absentee Ballot Bills

Gov. Tony Evers

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers on Tuesday vetoed four restrictive absentee ballot bills passed by the Republican Legislature. The Democratic Governor also told two counties in the state not to comply with the Republican head of the Assembly elections committee’s subpoenas to hand over ballots and voting equipment. Republicans do not …

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CDC Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine For Pregnant Women

pregnant woman

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising pregnant women to get the COVID-19 vaccine. “COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for all people 12 years and older, including people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant in the future,” the new guidance reads. …

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Senate Democrats Pass $3.5 Trillion Budget Spending Plan

Sen. Sanders, Schumer

The Senate approved a sweeping $3.5 trillion budget spending plan early Wednesday that aims to fund many top Democratic priorities, including expanding Medicare, addressing climate change, and improving education. The chamber voted 50 to 49, along party lines, to pass the substantial budget framework that covers the bulk of President …

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Senate Passes $1 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

Biden, Harris

The Senate on Tuesday passed a $1.2 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure bill in a 69-30 vote. The Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act puts $110 billion into roads, bridges, and other major projects, $66 billion into passenger and freight rail, $65 billion into broadband, $55 billion into water systems, and $39 billion into …

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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Opens Up About Fears Of January 6

AOC

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez feared she would be raped and killed during the deadly domestic terrorist attack on January 6. The congresswoman spoke to CNN’s Dana Bash about her experience on the inaugural episode of CNN’s “Being…” that aired last night. “I didn’t think that I was just going to be …

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USPS Finalizes Plan For Some Mail Delivery To Be Slower

ON FRIDAY, the U.S. Postal Service(USPS) finalized a plan to slow some mail delivery standards as part of an effort to stabilize the struggling agency and reduce its growing debt. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy first proposed relaxing the current first-class letter delivery standard of one-to-three-days to a one-to-five-day benchmark in March. …

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Senate Democrats Reveal $3.5 Trillion Budget Resolution

Chuck Schumer

Senate Democrats unveiled their $3.5 trillion budget resolution for social and environmental programs. The measure will fund health care, education, environmental programs, and family services. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says the budget resolution “will be the most significant legislation for American families since the era of the New Deal …

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