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Texas Lawmakers Issue A Warning: Senate Democrats Are Dragging Their Feet On Voting Rights.
Texas

WASHINGTON – Texas Democrats who fled the state to prevent Republicans from enacting new voting restrictions continued a public campaign in Washington, D.C., this week to persuade federal lawmakers…

Republicans Threaten To Derail Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Over 'Extortion'
Joe Biden

According to Senate Republicans, President Joe Biden ruined a golden bipartisan moment this week by insisting that Congress pass another bill in addition to the infrastructure framework agreed to by…

Joe Biden Is Confirming Judges More Quickly Than Previous Presidents Have In Decades.
Joe Biden

President Joe Biden quietly reached a milestone on Thursday: with the help of Senate Democrats, he confirmed more lifetime federal judges than any president in more than 50 years by this point in th…

Republicans Attack Joe Manchin's Voting 'Compromise'
Republican Party

Senate Republicans stated unequivocally on Thursday that they oppose all Democratic proposals to overhaul the nation's voting systems, including those proposed by moderate Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.)…

Sen. Joe Manchin Issues A Voting Rights 'Compromise' Proposal
Democratic Party

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WVa.) announced Wednesday which provisions of the For the People Act, a comprehensive package of voting rights, campaign finance, ethics, and redistricting reforms, he will suppo…

Chuck Schumer Supports Rescinding The 2002 Authorization For The Iraq War.
Politics

Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced his support for repealing the 2002 authorization for military force in Iraq on Wednesday, nearly 20 years after voting for it in Congress. “I strongly and com…

The 139 Republicans Who Lied, Fueled An Insurgency, And Voted To Cover It Up
Republican Party

Last week, 35 Senate Republicans killed a bipartisan effort to establish an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 insurgency at the U.S. Capitol, widely regarded as the most serious assau…

As Time Runs Out On Infrastructure Talks, Joe Biden Will Meet With A Key GOP Senator.
Joe Biden

President Joe Biden will meet with Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) on Wednesday, as time runs out for Democrats and Republicans to reach an agreement on infrastructure reform. The meeting, t…

Biden Names Kamala Harris As Voting Rights Advocate
Joe Biden

President Joe Biden put Vice President Kamala Harris in charge of his administration's efforts to pass voting rights legislation on Tuesday, vowing to combat an "unprecedented assault on our democra…

The Senate Will Vote On Election Reform Next Month, Triggering Yet Another Filibuster Battle.
United States Senate

Just days after Senate Republicans filibustered a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (N.Y.) announced that the chamber will take up an…

The Mother Of Capitol Officer Brian Sicknick Is Seeking A Meeting With The Republican Party Regarding The January 6 Commission.
United States Senate

The mother of U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick, who died after engaging with rioters during the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, is seeking meetings with Republican leaders in order to persuade them…