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Igor Bobic


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Recent articles by Igor:

Senators Go After Unemployment Fraud — But Not Tax Cheats — To Pay For Infrastructure

Under pressure from conservative groups, GOP senators refused to strengthen IRS enforcement to pay for the bipartisan infrastructure deal. → Read More

Senate Votes To Advance Infrastructure Bill After Bipartisan Talks Yield Breakthrough

The Senate has voted to proceed on an infrastructure deal that was just struck on Wednesday. → Read More

Mitch McConnell To Air Pro-Vaccine Ads On Kentucky Radio Stations

The 60-second spot will be paid for by the Republican senator's reelection campaign and will draw on his experience surviving polio as a child. → Read More

'Partisan Pageantry': Republican Senators Dismiss Emotional Jan. 6 Hearing

"Just because she loves drama doesn’t mean I have to attend the performance,” Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) said of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. → Read More

Bipartisan Infrastructure Talks On Brink Of Collapse In Senate

Democratic and GOP negotiators are accusing each other of moving the goal posts as talks over a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill hit a huge ditch. → Read More

Republicans Block Debate On Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

GOP senators opposed starting debate on a $1.1 trillion spending bill on roads and bridges because negotiators have yet to agree on the legislative text. → Read More

Senator Mark Kelly Says He Supports ‘Overall Goals’ Of PRO Act

The moderate Arizona Democrat told HuffPost he’s not opposed to passing parts of labor law reform through budget reconciliation. → Read More

Republicans Threaten To Block Debate On Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

Congressional talks over the bipartisan infrastructure bill have dragged on for months, and Democrats are growing impatient with their GOP colleagues. → Read More

Another GOP Red Line On Infrastructure: Making Sure People Pay Their Taxes

Conservative opposition to strengthening the IRS has left lawmakers scrambling to find new ways to offset the cost of a $1.1 trillion infrastructure pack... → Read More

Joe Manchin Heads To Texas For Fundraiser Hosted By GOP Donors

The fundraiser, which is organized by oil and gas industry bigwigs, comes as Manchin is set to play a key role in Democrats' infrastructure and climate a... → Read More

Chuck Schumer To Set Key Test Vote On Infrastructure

It’s put up or shut up time in the Senate. → Read More

Democrats Are Throwing Their Whole Agenda Into This $3.5 Trillion Budget Proposal

But it could all implode at any second. → Read More

Democrats Set Sights On $3.5 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

The massive proposal would include an expansion of Medicare insurance -- including money for dental, vision and hearing. → Read More

Mitch McConnell ‘Perplexed’ By COVID-19 Vaccine Resistance His Own Party Is Pushing

“I can only speak for myself,” the top Republican in the Senate said when asked about other GOP senators fueling vaccine hesitancy. → Read More

Mitt Romney Calls Rising COVID-19 Vaccine Skepticism In GOP 'Moronic'

“It’s grossly misfortunate and a huge human cost to have made vaccination political," the senator said. → Read More

Some Republicans Break From Trump's Attempt To Rewrite Jan. 6 Insurrection

“I think that what people saw with their own eyes reflects a different reality,” Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) said. → Read More

Donald Trump Calls Jan. 6 Capitol Insurrectionists 'Great People'

Six months after the violent attack, the most influential figure in the GOP has fully embraced the Capitol rioters. → Read More

Chuck Schumer Warns He May Need To Cut Senate's August Recess Short

Democrats’ so-called “two-track” plan on infrastructure faces a critical moment. → Read More

House Votes To Create Select Committee To Investigate Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

“It is clear that January 6th was not simply an attack on a building, but an attack on our very Democracy,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote ahead of the... → Read More

‘Extortion’: Republicans Threaten To Sink Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

President Joe Biden vowed not to sign any infrastructure bill unless Congress passes a separate multitrillion-dollar bill stuffed with other Democratic p... → Read More