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Senate Democrats Pass $3.5 Trillion Budget Spending Plan

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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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Texas Governor Sued Over Defunding Of Legislature

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

Texas House Democrats are asking the state’s Supreme Court to overturn Gov. Greg Abbott’s veto of a budget provision that funds the Legislature, charging that his action was unconstitutional. The suit argues that Abbott’s veto, which could lead to about 2,000 legislative staffers not being paid for two years, violates …

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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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Senate Democrats Considering $6 Trillion Reconciliation Package

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Senate Democrats are talking over a $6 trillion infrastructure package to be passed via reconciliation in case bipartisan efforts backfire. The Democrats are looking to expand President Joe Biden’s $4 trillion jobs and family plans. Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders says that “we’ve got to deal with structural problems facing …

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DOJ Subpoenaed Apple For Information On Democrats Under Trump

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An Intelligence Committee official has confirmed to CNN that prosecutors in the Department of Justice (DOJ) subpoenaed Apple for data on House Intelligence Committee Democrats during President Donald Trump‘s administration. “The Committee has continued to seek additional information, but the Department has not been forthcoming in a timely manner, including on …

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Democrats Reintroduce The Women’s Health Protection Act

Congressional Democrats have reintroduced the Women’s Health Protection Act to protect abortion access around the United States. The bill was first introduced in 2013. The federal legislation would codify Roe v. Wade in law and establish the legal right to abortion in all 50 states under federal law. The legislation guarantees …

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