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Senate passes short-term increase to the debt limit, House to vote on it next

Democrat from New York, Chuck Schumer, the Senate Majority Leader, speaks at a press conference held at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on
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At hearing on Arizona 'audit,' GOP congressman refuses to say Biden won election

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) fought with Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) during a House hearing on Thursday about the recent "audit” of the 2020 Arizona
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Biden says it's 'a real possibility' that Democrats could blow a one-time hole in filibuster to prevent disastrous debt default

After stepping off Marine One, President Joe Biden waved as he walked on the Ellipse. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Biden announced Tuesday night
Biden plots debt ceiling blitz to focus the blame on McConnell
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Biden plots debt ceiling blitz to focus the blame on McConnell

This is insane. Republicans who pretend to be pro-business but are actually apathetic are stealing the entire faith and credit of U.S. government.
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Sen. Susan Collins floats GOP support for a debt limit hike in exchange for Democrats abandoning Biden's $3.5 trillion social spending plan

U.S. Senator Susan Collins (Republican from Maine) addresses a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on September 23, 2020
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Fauci Says Immigrants Are ‘Absolutely Not’ Driving Covid-19 Surge: ‘Let’s Face Reality Here’

Topline Dr. Anthony Fauci dismissed the belief among Republicans and unvaccinated that immigrants are to be blamed for U.S.'s Covid-19 transmission.
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Biden slams 'irresponsible' Republican effort to block an increase to the debt limit, potentially pushing the US to an unprecedented and catastrophic default

President Joe Biden stated that Republican attempts to stop an increase in the debt ceiling are "irresponsible". To avoid a potentially
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‘All Bets Are Off’: Republicans Walk Back Support For Infrastructure Bill After Biden Ties It To Social Spending Package

Topline Many House Republicans, who had previously stated that they would support a $1.2 billion infrastructure bill, have shifted to more opposing
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The Senate approves measure to keep the government funded only hours before shutdown deadline

The Senate approved a measure that just barely avoided a shutdown of the government on Thursday. Senator Majority Leader Chuck Schumer was certain
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Manchin Says Reconciliation Deal ‘Not Possible’ Before Infrastructure Vote

Topline On Wednesday, Sen. Joe Manchin (D.W.Va.), rejected the notion that he could reach a deal on broad strokes of a social-spending package with