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Senate nears agreement to stave off debt crisis until December

With the threat of a default as little as 12 days off, Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the minority leader, made a tactical retreat Wednesday and announced that Republicans would allow Democrats…

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Biden scales back his agenda in hopes of bringing moderates onboard

The cuts represent a blow to Biden’s agenda, but the remaining plans would still deliver significant benefits to a wide range of Americans.

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Liberals dig in against infrastructure bill as party divisions persist

The day after Pelosi signaled she would follow through with a Thursday vote on the infrastructure plan, the backlash reflected deep mistrust in the Democratic ranks that is threatening to derail…

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Biden huddles with Democrats as divisions threaten his agenda

Amid those looming crises, Republican leaders are practically taunting Democrats, refusing to back legislation coupling a debt-limit increase and a stopgap spending measure.

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Capitol police inquiry into Jan 6 riot recommends disciplining six officers

Disciplinary action has been recommended against against six police officers for their actions during the January 6 riot at the Capitol by the investigators. The incident happened when supporters…

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