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Key senators say infrastructure deal is reached on ‘major issues’

The Senate could begin voting on the final legislation Wednesday evening. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/key-republican-senators-say-infrastructure-deal-reached-major-issues-n1275291 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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GOP Rep. Andrew Clyde defends comparison of Jan. 6 rioters to “tourists”

Rep. Andrew Clyde defended comments made during a House committee hearing in which he compared the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot to a “normal visit.”…

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Can Rob Portman seal the big bipartisan deal?

If you called central casting for a senator to cut a bipartisan infrastructure deal, you’d get Rob Portman. The Ohio Republican, a former White House…

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GOP up in arms over Cheney, Kinzinger

GOP leaders are facing mounting internal pressure to discipline a pair of anti-Trump Republicans taking part in the special investigation into the Capitol attack of…

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Seven-week House recess unlikely to last

As members of the House fly home Friday for an extra-long August recess, they leave knowing they’ll almost certainly have their break cut short. Why…

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What will the GOP defend, if not the Constitution and Capitol?

Analysis: Only Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger seem to see that they can serve both the country and the Republican Party. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/what-will-republicans-defend-if-not-themselves-constitution-capitol-n1275212 Droolin’ Dog…

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DOJ tells former Trump officials they can testify about efforts to overturn election

Jeffrey Rosen, who was acting attorney general after William Barr stepped down, is among the officials being allowed to testify. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/justice-department/doj-tells-former-trump-officials-they-can-testify-about-efforts-n1275163 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Schumer urges GOP to ignore Trump: He’s ‘rooting for failure’

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is urging Republicans to ignore former President Trump’s pressure to walk away from weeks-long bipartisan infrastructure talks.Schumer, speaking… Source:…

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Tased officer: Jan. 6 attack ‘unlike anything’ I’ve ever seen

Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone testified Tuesday that the Jan. 6 Capitol attack was “unlike anything” he’d ever seen in his law enforcement career.Fanone,…

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Sinema meets with Biden as bipartisan talks teeter

President Joe Biden is getting directly involved in the bipartisan infrastructure negotiations, meeting with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, the lead Democratic negotiator on the discussions, at…

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Texas Democrats who fled state to testify at US House subcommittee hearing

Three of the Texas House Democrats who fled the state earlier this month to block the passage of a sweeping elections reform bill plan to…

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House GOP blames Pelosi — not Trump — for Jan. 6

House GOP leaders teed off on Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Tuesday morning, accusing her of neglecting her duty to defend the Capitol on Jan. 6 and…

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Video of Capitol riot shown during opening of first January 6 select committee hearing

During his opening statement for the first hearing of the January 6 select committee, Rep. Bennie Thompson played out a series of videos from the…

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Washington Post calls on Democrats to subpoena Kushner, Ivanka Trump, Meadows for testimony on Jan. 6

The Washington Post’s editorial board is urging Democrats on the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 rioting at the U.S. Capitol to subpoena former…

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Californian is second Democrat to say budget package must include immigration reform

California Rep. Lou Correa (D) has become the second House Democrat to say he will not vote for a budget reconciliation package unless Democrats include…

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Pelosi signals Kinzinger’s likely appointment to Jan. 6 panel

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday signaled that she plans to appoint GOP Rep Adam Kinzinger (Ill.) to the select committee investigating the Jan. 6…

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Upcoming Congressional Vote House On Marijuana Policy

As soon as next week, there will be a crucial vote in the US House of Representatives on an amendment to protect legal marijuana states…

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New bill strips Facebook, Twitter of Section 230 immunity for spreading vaccine falsehoods

Enlarge (credit: CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP) A new bill introduced Thursday would hold Facebook, Twitter, and other social media companies responsible for amplifying conspiracies and falsehoods…

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Senate confirms Shawn Skelly and Gina Ortiz Jones in historic LGBTQ firsts

The Senate confirmed two LGBTQ women to top military positions on Thursday in historic firsts. Gina Ortiz Jones will serve as undersecretary of the Air…

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House Freedom Caucus asks McCarthy to try to remove Pelosi as speaker

The conservative House Freedom Caucus is urging Kevin McCarthy to try to boot Nancy Pelosi from her position as speaker, a sign of further escalating…

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Democrats consider adding $10 billion in border security to reconciliation package

Senate Democrats are considering including about $10 billion in their $3.5-trillion budget reconciliation package for border security — focused on infrastructure at legal entry points,…

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Democrats embrace ‘cook-the-books’ tactic they bashed under Republican reign

When Republicans have used dynamic scoring in the past, Bernie Sanders called it a “gimmick” and a way to “cook the books.” Now Democrats are…

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