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Igor Bobic


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Recent articles by Igor:

Chuck Schumer Vows Action To End Federal Prohibition On Marijuana

The Senate majority leader marked the "very unofficial American holiday" of 4/20 with a pledge to vote on legislation legalizing marijuana. → Read More

‘That’s Not Negotiating’: Democrats Dismiss GOP Red Line On Taxes

Lawmakers are struggling to reach bipartisan consensus on how to pay for the infrastructure overhaul President Joe Biden is calling for. → Read More

Senate Advances Bill Seeking To Address Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans

Yet its path forward remains murky, given Senate Republicans' calls for changes. → Read More

Joe Manchin Says Voting Rights Bill Can Be Bipartisan. Republicans Aren't Interested.

Even the Republicans who occasionally work with Democrats seem hostile to expanding ballot access. → Read More

Republicans Say No To Raising Taxes On Corporations To Pay For Infrastructure

Bipartisan negotiations over President Joe Biden’s jobs plan aren’t yielding much bipartisanship yet. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren Wants To Know Why Joe Biden Hasn't Lifted The Refugee Cap Yet

Biden is on pace to accept fewer refugees than any modern president — including Donald Trump — according to a new report. → Read More

Senator Rick Scott Gives Donald Trump A Tiny Bowl

The head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee awarded former President Trump with a round dish and dubbed him a “Champion for Freedom.” → Read More

Senator Rick Scott Gives Donald Trump A Tiny Bowl

The head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee awarded former President Trump with a round dish and dubbed him a “Champion for Freedom.” → Read More

Jim Clyburn On Joe Manchin: 'How Would He Have Me Compromise' On Voting Rights?

The third-highest ranking Democrat on Capitol Hill said he's "insulted" by Sen. Joe Manchin's calls for bipartisanship on voting rights laws. → Read More

John Boehner Says Trump 'Incited That Bloody Insurrection' At The U.S. Capitol

“I’ll admit I wasn’t prepared for what came after the election," the former House speaker writes in his new memoir. → Read More

Without A Deadline, Biden Infrastructure Bill More Vulnerable To GOP Attacks

And there will be plenty of infighting among Democrats, with moderates already demanding changes to the proposal. → Read More

Senate Democrats Gain Filibuster Workaround After Parliamentarian Ruling

Democrats will likely have an extra chance to pass a spending bill with a simple majority of votes this year. → Read More

Democrats Running Out Of Time To Undo Trump Regulations

Democrats still haven't used the Congressional Review Act to undo Trump regulations. → Read More

Joe Manchin Demands Changes To Joe Biden's Infrastructure Plan

The West Virginia senator maintains that the corporate tax rate should go up to 25%, rather than 28%, to pay for infrastructure improvements. → Read More

Joe Biden To Unveil $2 Trillion Infrastructure And Jobs Plan

The massive package faces an unclear path forward in Congress, where members of both parties are already voicing criticism. → Read More

GOP Congressman 'Happy' To Tout COVID-19 Stimulus Funds That He Voted Against

Rep. Madison Cawthorn, like every other Republican in Congress, opposed the American Rescue Plan. → Read More

Chuck Schumer Tries To Squeeze Extra Juice From Reconciliation Process

Democrats believe they can pass additional spending bills this year with a simple majority -- an argument that needs to persuade the Senate parliamentarian. → Read More

Fight Over Landmark Voting Rights Bill Begins As GOP Claims Voter Suppression Isn't A Problem

"States are not engaging in trying to suppress voters whatsoever," Sen. Mitch McConnell said at the first hearing on the For The People Act. → Read More

Jon Ossoff Is 44th Democratic Senator To Back DC Statehood

Both Georgia senators who handed Democrats Senate control now back admitting Washington, D.C., as the 51st state. → Read More

Tammy Duckworth Threatens To Block Biden Nominees Over Lack Of AAPI Representation

“I’ve been talking to them for months. And they’re still not aggressive. So I am not going to be voting for any nominees from the White House other than ... → Read More