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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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White House Will Propose A $6 Trillion Budget For 2022

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The White House will propose a $6 trillion budget for 2022 on Friday, a senior administration official told CNN. The budget proposal is President Joe Biden’s first formal request to Congress. President Biden wants to rebuild the United States infrastructure and move the country towards greener energy. “As we turn …

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George Floyd’s Family Meets With President Biden

George Floyd Family

The family of George Floyd was in Washington D.C. to meet with President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi, Karen Bass, and other top congressional leaders. It is the first anniversary of Floyd’s death. “I stand here to renew the commitment that we will get this bill on President …

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McCarthy Effort To Lift Mask Mandate On House Floor Fails

GOP Member defying mask mandate

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy filed a privileged resolution challenging the mask mandate in the House of Representatives, which failed Wednesday night after being blocked by Democrats. The vote was split among party lines 218-210. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says that the rules will not change until all members of …

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Increased Unemployment Benefits To End In Republican-Led States

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Republican-led states are ending increased unemployment benefits. West Virginia and Alaska are the latest states to end the supplemental unemployment benefits provided by the federal government. Officials in GOP-led states claim the $300 increased benefits are a disincentive for people to return to work, leading to workforce shortages as businesses …

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