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House Votes to Extend Debt Limit Through December

The House of Representatives voted late Tuesday to extend the federal debt limit through early December, sending the bill to President Joe Biden’s desk, who is expected to sign it. The party-line vote of 219-206 approves an increase of $480 billion to the debt limit until Dec. 3, lifting it …

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Introduces ‘Fire Fauci Act’

Fire Fauci Act

House Republicans, led by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, introduced the ‘Fire Fauci Act’ on Tuesday. The legislation would remove Dr. Anthony Fauci as director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases over his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill would reduce Fauci’s salary to zero dollars …

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House Narrowly Passes $1.9 Billion Capitol Security Bill

In a 213-212 vote with three voting present, the House of Representatives passed a $1.9 billion bill on Thursday to increase security at the United States Capitol. The bill will fund security across the Capitol grounds, bolster protections, and increase preparedness for lawmakers, district offices, and the Capitol Police force. …

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Republican Lawmakers Are Passing Bills That Target Protestors

Republican legislators are introducing laws that target protestors. According to Truthout, Republicans have introduced 81 bills in 34 states aimed at protestors. On Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an anti-protest bill into law. Chris Sprowls, speaker of the Florida House, doesn’t want future protests to get out of hand …

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Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Anti-Asian Hate Crime Bill

The Senate passed an anti-Asian hate crime bill after a series of attacks against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Racism has always existed in America unfortunately and the legacy of anti-Asian sentiment goes back centuries to dark chapters in our history, like the Chinese-exclusion act and the internment of …

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House Dismiss GOP Efforts To Censure Rep. Waters

The House dismissed a resolution to censure Representative Maxine Waters for her comments about Derek Chauvin’s murder trial. Republicans believe that Representative Waters incited violence for saying telling a crowd of protestors in Minneapolis to “stay on the street” and “get more confrontational.” Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy introduced the resolution …

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