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GOP feud simmers despite McCarthy's warning, causing concerns over 2022 prospects

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy summoned GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Nancy Mace for separate meetings Tuesday night, wanting to deliver a simple message amid their bitter and public feud: "Stop it." → Read More

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Biden's agenda brings warring conservative factions together in quest to flip House

The US Chamber of Commerce last year endorsed 23 vulnerable freshman House Democrats -- the most in at least a decade -- and enraged House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy and other top Republicans who accused their long-time big business allies of heresy. → Read More

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In shift, McConnell begins talks with Schumer to stave off debt crisis

The two top leaders in the Senate have opened discussions to find a way out of a looming debt crisis, a sharp departure from the standoff a month ago that took the United States to the brink of a first-ever default. → 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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Trump's revenge tour on infrastructure vote splits Republicans in West Virginia House race

Donald Trump has been on a retribution campaign against the House Republicans who voted to impeach him. Now the former President is expanding his revenge tour to include a new crop of members: GOP lawmakers who backed the bipartisan infrastructure law. → Read More

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Democrats expect CBO to show shortfall on Biden's bill as White House moves to ease concerns

The White House and top Democrats are expecting a highly anticipated estimate from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office to show that their sweeping plan to expand the social safety net will fail to meet President Joe Biden's promise to not add to the federal deficit. → Read More

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House Republicans shrug off threats of violence as Dems prepare to punish Gosar

House Republicans are mostly shrugging off violent rhetoric within their ranks and vicious threats directed at some of their own members, as Democrats prepare to punish one GOP lawmaker over a graphic video depicting violence against a colleague. → Read More

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House Republicans shrug off threats of violence as Dems prepare to punish Gosar

House Republicans are mostly shrugging off violent rhetoric within their ranks and vicious threats directed at some of their own members, as Democrats prepare to punish one GOP lawmaker over a graphic video depicting violence against a colleague. → Read More

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As Biden agenda hinges on Manchin, House progressives look to 'deescalate' tension

Soon after Missouri Rep. Cori Bush accused Sen. Joe Manchin of espousing an "anti-Black, anti-child, anti-woman and anti-immigrant" position, another House progressive was on national TV with a sharply different message. → Read More

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Republicans who voted for Biden's infrastructure bill come under fire from Trump

Former President Donald Trump privately criticized on Monday night the 13 Republicans who voted to pass the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, questioning why they would give President Joe Biden a win when he's struggling in the polls, according to a GOP source. → 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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Democrats struggle to find message on culture wars amid GOP success in Virginia

A week before their party endured deep losses in Virginia, some of the most vulnerable House Democrats privately debated how to respond to pointed GOP attacks on an issue that has been percolating in districts across the country: critical race theory. → Read More

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Democrats struggle to find message on culture wars amid GOP success in Virginia

A week before their party endured deep losses in Virginia, some of the most vulnerable House Democrats privately debated how to respond to pointed GOP attacks on an issue that has been percolating in districts across the country: critical race theory. → 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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House eyes Tuesday vote on both economic bills

House Democratic leaders are pushing for votes on both the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill and the larger $1.75 trillion economic plan as soon as Tuesday, according to three sources familiar with the matter. → Read More

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12 GOP 'Young Guns' embrace Trump's election falsehoods

At least a dozen of the House GOP's most prized recruits for the midterms have sown doubts about the 2020 elections, embracing former president Donald Trump's deceitful battle cry as they seek to flip the chamber next year. → Read More

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Paid leave falls out of Democratic package in urgent scramble to secure Manchin's support

Democrats are expected to scrap paid family and medical leave from their cornerstone economic and climate package, discarding one of the central planks of President Joe Biden's proposal as they scramble to strike a deal with holdout senators, according to multiple people familiar with the talks. → 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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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