U.S. CONGRESS
Rachel Maddow Spots The Mitch McConnell Move Democrats Should Copy For Their Own Good
“Why don’t Democrats do that this year?" asked the MSNBC anchor.
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LEE MORAN
House Vote Tees Up Congress To Revoke Iraq War Authorization
Rep. Barbara Lee and allies have pushed politicians to reckon with U.S. overreach, and the Senate and Joe Biden are expected to help end the authorization.
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AKBAR SHAHID AHMED
GOP Claims To 'Back The Blue' Come Back To Haunt Them In Biting CNN Bit
"New Day" broke down how "blue lives matter until they don't" for House Republicans who voted against honoring Capitol Police officers.
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LEE MORAN
House Passes Bill Awarding Gold Medal To All Officers Who Responded To Capitol Riot
The Senate -- which initially refused to pass such a measure -- is expected to approve a similar bill. The Gold Medal is the highest congressional honor.
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DOMINIQUE MOSBERGEN
WHAT'S HAPPENING
A Wall Street Landlord Chose A Troubled Company To Run Its Senior Homes. Executives Got A Bonus.
13 Progressive Groups Urge Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer To Retire
Sen. Ron Johnson Drops Objection To Bill To Make Juneteenth A Federal Holiday
Patton Oswalt's Post-Pandemic Buffet Riff Is All-You-Can-Laugh
Royal Caribbean Delays Launch Of New Megaship Due To COVID-19 Cases
Federal Judge Blocks Biden’s Pause On New Oil And Gas Leases
Democrats Fret They’ll Get Hoodwinked On Infrastructure
A growing number of Democratic senators are demanding assurances that Congress will pass another package that includes progressive priorities.
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IGOR BOBIC
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Demands Higher Pay For Hill Staff To Increase Diversity
More than 100 members of Congress are pushing for higher staff wages, to ensure that “Congress reflects the American people we serve.”
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SARAH RUIZ-GROSSMAN
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Congress Could Easily Make Juneteenth A National Holiday, But Isn't Doing It
Plenty of Senate Republicans support a Juneteenth holiday, but the bill would take time from other Democratic priorities.
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ARTHUR DELANEY
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KEVIN ROBILLARD
White House Pushes To Jump-Start Civil Rights-Era Cold Cases Board
The White House has named nominees for the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board, which will reexamine unsolved murder cases of the civil rights era.
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PHILIP LEWIS
Mitch McConnell Opposes Voting Measure Sought By Joe Manchin
Manchin's opposition to a sweeping package of voting reforms has left Democrats scrambling to figure out a path forward on protecting voting rights.
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IGOR BOBIC
The 139 Republicans Who Lied, Fueled An Insurrection And Then Voted To Cover It Up
Don't forget the names of these GOP lawmakers who chose Donald Trump over American democracy. Twice.
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JENNIFER BENDERY
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