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Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill
The bill soared through the chamber despite Democrats' earlier fears of a Republican filibuster.
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Capitol Police denies Lofgren claim they were focused only on anti-Trump forces on 1/6
A Capitol Police statement said a top lawmaker took a radio transmission, which said to focus on anti-Trump protesters, out of context.
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Republicans roll out $568 billion infrastructure package that Dems have already rejected
It's significantly more narrow, focused primarily on transportation infrastructure, along with some other items like broadband and water projects.
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D.C. statehood approved by House as Senate fight looms
The bill is certain to face GOP pushback, given that the proposed 51st state would be overwhelmingly Democratic.
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Clyburn defends Pelosi, Waters over Chauvin trial rhetoric
The highest-ranking African American in Congress pushed back against criticism of his colleagues’ comments.
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Black Democrats urge party to shift its voting rights push
Congressional Black Caucus members are pressing a narrower strategy, focused on a bill named for the late Rep. John Lewis.
Democrats' ambitions narrow as political reality sets in
After a Trump era that emboldened its left flank, the party’s legislative agenda is gliding down from loftiness to pragmatism.
Clyburn facing potential $5,000 metal detector fine
The House Majority Whip could be the first Democrat fined for violating the new security rules.
Senate GOP preserves earmark ban, adds strict debt ceiling posture
The largely symbolic decision came after a majority of House Republicans voted to back Democrats’ return to earmarking.
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Lofgren: Capitol Police official being investigated for directions to pursue only 'anti-Trump' protesters Jan. 6
An investigation found an official's radio transmission to "all outside units' attention" that they should not be "looking for any pro-Trump in the crowd," according to Lofgren. A Capitol Police official denies her account.
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Murkowski bucks her party to back Biden's pick for DOJ No. 3
GOP leaders had heavily signaled that their entire 50-member conference would stay unified against her.
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Senate Democrats reject Republican infrastructure bid
Democrats are rejecting a counteroffer to President Joe Biden’s $2.5 trillion infrastructure spending package before it's even introduced.
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Lawmakers reveal — and dispute – FBI conclusion about 2017 baseball field shooting
Rep. Wenstrup says the FBI privately told members the shooting was a 'suicide by cop' incident
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Lawmakers push PPP revamp as funding lapse looms
It's unclear how many potential borrowers the bill will help without any more money being pumped into the program.
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Chauvin conviction squeezes Congress on police reform
Progress toward a bipartisan deal that addresses the fraught issue of police bias is currently at a standstill.
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