ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., about the battles over voting rights reform and the Senate filibuster.
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Fox News panel reacts to Breyer retirement with immediate backlash to Biden picking a Black woman: 'What you're talking about is discrimination'
A law professor on the panel tried to argue it would be unconstitutional for President Biden to pick a Black woman under a pledge for any other job.
Joe Manchin says Bernie Sanders is not what 'the majority of Americans represent' after Sanders hinted at Manchin getting primaried
Manchin also scoffed at the notion that he should be afraid of any primary challenger in West Virginia.
The former president's son received a quick reminder about his father.
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Senate Democrats say a proposal to raise the cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions, a top priority of Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), is likely to be cut from the revised Build Back Better Act. Senate Democrats who were involved in negotiations over the bill before Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) blew it up last month say there's simply not enough room for the expensive tax change, which Republicans argue would benefit...
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R), Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) and state Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) have urged the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals to reverse its ruling that Paxton cannot unilaterally prosecute voter fraud.Both Abbott and Patrick issued separate statements on Tuesday criticizing the court for undermining their push for "election integrity," a move that critics have called voter suppression for minorities who tend to vote Democratic,...
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Bernie Sanders says a big tax break for the wealthy is out of the Biden spending bill, triggering pushback from moderates threatening to derail the entire package
"Democrats need to focus on the struggling working class, not giving more tax breaks to the wealthy," Sanders said. Other Democrats said not so fast.
When I was a journalist for The Times (London) in Moscow in December 1992, I saw a print-out of a speech by the then Russian foreign minister, Andrei Kozyrev, warning that if the West continued to attack vital Russian interests and ignore Russian protests, there would one day be a dangerous backlash. As he stated in his speech, his anxiety about Western behavior was rooted in fear that the resulting backlash would destroy liberalism in Russia and Russian co-operation with the West. The point about this history is that the existing crisis with Russia has origins that go far beyond Putin.
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Melania Trump began 2022 by announcing she'd be auctioning off a hat, along with two other items, for the low, low starting bid of $250,000. Her website, MelaniaTrump.com, allowed the bids only to be made in cryptocurrency. Remember this. This will be important.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important and interesting stories from The Washington Post. She called the auction the "Head of State" collection. It included the custom-made, wide-brimmed white hat she'd worn to meet F
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Janos Kummer/Getty ImagesWith Russian troops steadily massing on the Ukraine border and a looming threat of an invasion that the White House described as “imminent,” Fox News host Tucker Carlson would have you look the other way. During the episode of his Monday show, Carlson pondered: “Why is it disloyal to side with Russia but loyal to side with Ukraine?” Three years earlier, Carlson admitted that he is rooting for Russia in its conflict with Ukraine. He said, in part: “Why do I care… what is
Republicans in Congress face a Matt Gaetz reckoning as Feds close in on the embattled Florida lawmaker
His allies in Congress continue to defend him. "Matt's strong. He's doing fine," said Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican from Georgia.
Donald Trump only has $93 million in cash, Forbes report says, citing 2020 disclosure. It's far less than he's claimed at other times.
The figure is vastly less than the $793 million Trump boasted of having in the bank while running for president in 2015.
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President Biden was caught on a hot mic Monday appearing to call Fox News reporter Peter Doocy a "stupid son of a bitch" in response to a question asked at the start of a White House event on lowering the prices of consumer goods.
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InstagramOne of the most feared and radical Russian paramilitary groups may have slipped up on social media and revealed its plans to return undercover to Ukraine, where it was accused of committing war crimes during a previous incursion.Task Force Rusich, a Russian mercenary unit which glories in its neo-Nazi reputation, became known for its brutality when it was first deployed to the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine during peak fighting between Russian separatist forces and the Ukrainian milit
More than any other senator, Jeff Merkley has frayed the fabric of the chamber’s vaunted 60-vote threshold. And he doesn’t mind if that’s used against his own party in the future.
Carlson has repeatedly sided with Russia over Ukraine. He said Putin was justified in building up troops along the border.
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'It's just plain unconstitutional': Wisconsin GOP leaders again reject resolution to 'pull back' 2020 electoral votes
Wisconsin assembly leaders rejected a proposal from Republican Rep. Timothy Ramthun to retract electoral votes for 2020 presidential election.
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