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House Democrats pass Biden's social safety net expansion but major obstacles await in the Senate

House Democrats have voted to pass President Joe Biden's sweeping $1.9 trillion social safety net expansion legislation, a victory for the party even as the legislation faces a tough road ahead in the Senate. → Read More

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Pelosi says Build Back Better could pass House today but major obstacles await in the Senate

President Joe Biden's long-awaited plan to dramatically expand the social safety net could pass the House as soon as Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said. → Read More

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House votes to censure and remove Gosar from committees over violent video targeting AOC and Biden

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to approve a resolution that censures Rep. Paul Gosar and strips him of his two committee assignments, the first time a sitting House member has been censured in more than 10 years. → Read More

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House leadership strategy at risk of collapsing as Pelosi presses for infrastructure vote

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's plan to pass a $1.9 trillion economic package and a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, two pillars of President Joe Biden's agenda, is at risk of collapsing as leaders struggle to unify the progressive and moderate wings of the party, a dynamic that has consumed Democrats for the past several months. → Read More

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Pelosi pushes for Build Back Better vote Thursday, but key sticking points remain

House Democratic leaders have been hoping for a vote Thursday evening on President Joe Biden's sweeping social safety net plan, but key sticking points remain and as of now a vote does not appear imminent. → Read More

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Senate Republicans block John Lewis voting rights bill in key vote

Senate Republicans blocked the John Lewis Voting Rights Act from advancing on Wednesday when the Senate took a procedural vote on whether to open debate on the legislation. → Read More

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Senate Republicans block John Lewis voting rights bill in key vote

Senate Republicans blocked the John Lewis Voting Rights Act from advancing on Wednesday when the Senate took a procedural vote on whether to open debate on the legislation. → Read More

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Mike Carey wins special election in Ohio's 15th Congressional District, CNN projects

Republican Mike Carey will win a special election in Ohio's 15th Congressional District, defeating Democrat Allison Russo, CNN projects. → Read More

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Manchin outlines main concerns over Biden agenda but says deal possible by Thanksgiving

Sen. Joe Manchin said Tuesday that he has chief concerns that will need to be addressed in order to secure his vote for the $1.75 trillion economic package -- climate change, taxes, Medicare and immigration -- while also expressing new optimism that a deal could ultimately be reached that would win his support on President Joe Biden's domestic agenda. → Read More

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Manchin warns he may vote against Biden social safety net plan as he criticizes key aspects

Sen. Joe Manchin said he won't support the $1.75 trillion social safety net expansion bill Democrats are negotiating until there is "greater clarity" about the impact it will have on the country's national debt and the economy, casting major doubt about whether President Joe Biden can get his agenda through Congress. → Read More

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Pramila Jayapal is one of the most powerful leaders on Capitol Hill right now

Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal has risen quickly in the ranks of Washington to become a powerful progressive leader on Capitol Hill since first winning her House seat in 2016. → Read More

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Biden to detail core elements of $1.75 trillion economic and climate package in effort to jumpstart action on the Hill

President Joe Biden will lay out long-awaited details of his $1.75 trillion economic and climate package to House Democrats on Thursday when he attends a caucus meeting on Capitol Hill as leaders press progressives to vote for a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. → Read More

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Manchin pushes back on billionaire tax as Democrats struggle to cut a deal on Biden agenda

Sen. Joe Manchin on Wednesday resisted a last-ditch move by Democrats to impose a new tax on billionaires to help pay for President Joe Biden's sweeping social safety net plan, the latest sign of the major headwinds facing the White House as it tries to lock down a deal to advance the ambitious agenda. → Read More

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Pelosi and Jayapal meeting as talks over Biden agenda hit critical moment

Progressives are warning that their priorities must not be left behind as Democratic leaders race to finalize a deal on President Joe Biden's social safety net plan and push for a House vote on a separate $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. → Read More

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Manchin sees deal on Biden agenda this week, resists Medicare expansion

Sen. Joe Manchin, who for months has called for a pause in talks over President Joe Biden's social safety net package, on Monday offered his most optimistic assessment yet that a deal could be reached imminently -- as soon as this week. → Read More

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Democratic Rep. Anthony Brown announces run for Maryland attorney general

Democratic Rep. Anthony Brown announced Monday that he will run for Maryland attorney general in 2022 instead of seeking another term in the House of Representatives. → Read More

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Liberals express concerns over concessions to Manchin and Sinema as Democrats struggle to close deal

Democrats are once again on track to miss a self-imposed deadline to reach a deal on President Joe Biden's sweeping social safety net plan by the end of the week, as progressive Democrats confront the reality that many of their top priorities are going to be scrapped in a last-minute round of negotiation. → Read More

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Cheney goes after her own party in House debate on Bannon contempt resolution

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, who serves as the vice chair of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, on Thursday went after members of her own party for downplaying the riot and not believing in the panel's mission. → Read More

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House to vote to hold Steve Bannon in contempt for defying subpoena

The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is expected to vote Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, one of former President Donald Trump's closest allies, in criminal contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol. → Read More

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GOP Rep. Jeff Fortenberry indicted

Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska has been indicted, the Department of Justice announced on Tuesday. → Read More