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Joe Manchin calls EV tax credits “ludicrous” in Senate hearing

Enlarge / US Senator Joe Manchin likes the coal industry, doesn’t like electric vehicles. (credit: J. Scott Applewhite-Pool/Getty Images) Senator Joe Manchin called federal tax…

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Warren floats executive actions for Biden admin to lower drug prices

The last effort to pass major prescription drug pricing reform was last year, before the measure stalled in the Senate. Source: https://www.politico.com/minutes/congress/04-25-2022/warrens-letter/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Wait. Bernie might run in 2024?

When Bernie Sanders’ aides sent out a memo this week revealing that the Vermont senator hadn’t closed the door to a third bid for president,…

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New York’s congressional maps were improperly gerrymandered, mid-level court concludes

ALBANY, N.Y. — A mid-level appellate court ruled late Thursday that the congressional maps enacted by New York Democrats in early February were improperly gerrymandered…

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Bernie Sanders hasn’t ‘ruled out’ running for president if Biden doesn’t seek reelection

Sen. Bernie Sanders has not “ruled out” a run for the White House in 2024 if President Joe Biden declines to seek another four years,…

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Quote of the Day: Sen. Debbie Stabenow Shuts Down Mitch McConnell

Sometimes, it’s best to take a step back and look at the big picture. Inflation is real but it’s not the only part of the…

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Democrats turn to their Gen Z whisperer as youth support wobbles

Democratic senators had two charts waiting at their chairs when they arrived at a caucus luncheon in February. They showed youth participation in national elections…

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12 House Dems oppose pitch for marijuana users to get security clearances

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Manchin shoots down Biden’s new billionaire tax plan 

Centrist Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Tuesday shot down President Biden’s new plan to raise $360 billion in revenue by imposing a 20 percent minimum…

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Budget deal is latest sign of Democrats’ empty weed promises

On the brink of gaining control in Washington, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said emphatically in 2020 that “I am going to do EVERYTHING I can…

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Progressives grit their teeth as defense wins big in spending bill

Progressives have begged Joe Biden to take a hard line against a ballooning Pentagon budget since he took office. Things aren’t quite working out that…

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Take Up Space review: the irresistible rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The New York congresswoman is the subject of an admiring biographical portrait. Love her or not, her story is impressive This book should have been…

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‘It’s Almost Like a Secret Society’: The Perils of Being Democrat in a Trump Town

DUBOIS, Pa. — In the pandemic’s darkest days, a man living across the street from a Methodist church in this small town raised a flag…

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Senator offers bill to revoke Russia’s trade status

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced legislation on Wednesday that would revoke Russia’s trade status, which allows … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/596529-senator-offers-bill-to-revoke-russias-trade-status Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Joke’s on them: how Democrats gave up on rural America

It is a diverse and complicated place poorly served by stereotypes and simplistic solutions • This essay originally appeared in the Drift One evening a…

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Coal Plant Won’t Pay Its Rent, but Can Pay Joe Manchin

One of Senator Joe Manchin’s biggest financial windfalls is also late on rent—very late. Read more… Source: https://gizmodo.com/coal-plant-wont-pay-its-rent-but-can-pay-joe-manchin-1848548520 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Al Franken: ‘It would be tempting’ to run for office again

Former Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) on Wednesday said “it would be tempting” to run for office again, more than four years after he resigned from…

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How Manchin used politics to protect his family coal company

As governor, Joe Manchin supported an unusual detail in a clean energy bill that was moving through the West Virginia Legislature in 2009. The provision…

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New York lawmakers approve congressional map that could help Democrats flip three seats

The New York State legislature has passed a new congressional map that could help Democrats flip as many as three House seats.The map, which was…

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Dems put Iowa caucuses on trial

It will take Democrats months to dethrone Iowa from its first-in-the-nation caucus status, if they do it at all. But the embattled caucus — one…

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Democrats topped GOP in raising, spending ‘dark money’ from undisclosed donors in 2020: report

Democrats reportedly outpaced Republicans in raising and spending so-called “dark money” from undisclosed donors in 2020, according to a new investigation from … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/592027-democrats-topped-gop-in-raising-spending-dark-money-from-undisclosed-donors Droolin’ Dog…

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Democrats are retiring from Congress in droves. Not the House’s longest-serving woman.

The longest-serving woman in House history could face her toughest election yet because of redistricting. She says she’s running again for the Great Lakes —…

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