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Charlottesville lawmakers vote to remove Confederate statues at center of deadly rally

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mychael Schnell Charlottesville lawmakers voted unanimously on Monday to remove two of the Confederate statutes that were at the center of the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in 2017. The Washington Post reported that the Charlottesville City Council agreed......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Democrats’ agenda in limbo as Senate returns

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger                           Presented by Facebook     Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Tuesday! We get you up to speed on the most important......

The Hill’s 12:30 Report – Presented by Facebook – Dems face unity challenge in chaotic June

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cate Martel TALK OF THE MORNING Papa Chuck has some team bonding to do:     Via The Hill’s Jordain Carney, “Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerManchin: Election overhaul bill ‘the wrong piece of legislation’ to unite country The Democrats’ proposed......

Police reform negotiations enter crucial stretch

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexander Bolton GOP negotiators on police reform say if there’s going to be a deal, it’ll happen this month. Democrats and Republicans missed an informal deadline to reach an agreement by May 25, the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Citizens’ Climate Lobby – Biden, Capito meet today as deadline looms

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger                      Presented by Citizens’ Climate Lobby     Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Wednesday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments......

Pelosi floats Democrat-led investigation of Jan. 6 as commission alternative

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cristina Marcos Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDemocrats aim to make Greene their foil ahead of midterms Barbara Comstock: If Trump disappeared there wouldn’t be many Republicans in the search party House GOP fights back against mask, metal detector fines MORE......

Rep. Connolly calls for Biden to create Jan. 6 commission

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tal Axelrod Rep. Gerry ConnollyGerald (Gerry) Edward ConnollyGOP downplays Jan. 6 violence: Like a ‘normal tourist visit’ Biden offers traditional address in eerie setting Overnight Defense: Top Pentagon nominee advances after Harris casts tie-breaker | Air Force general charged......

Schumer warns he could force new vote on Jan. 6 commission bill

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) warned on Friday that he could force a second vote on a House-passed bill setting up a commission to probe the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.Schumer, in a letter to Se…......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Uber – Jan. 6 commission vote delayed; infrastructure debate lingers into June

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver   Presented by Uber     Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Friday on the precipice of summer! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and......

Senators struggle to save Jan. 6 commission

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Senators are struggling to salvage a bill that would create a commission to probe the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Moderates in both caucuses are trying to find a path forward, with Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsRomney first......

Murkowski to back Jan. 6 commission bill

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexander Bolton Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiNRSC chair presses Trump to support incumbents in 2022 Biden signs bill to help Alaska cruise industry This week: Senate set for chaotic sprint before break MORE (R-Alaska) on Tuesday became the second......

Business leaders take their election law fights behind the scenes after attacks from Republicans

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Demonstrators protest inside of the Capitol building in opposition of House Bill 531 on March 8, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Megan Varner | Getty Images Corporate leaders are now fighting behind the scenes against Republican-supported voting laws they consider too......

McCarthy says he’d testify before Jan. 6 commission

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here John Bowden House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthyAnonymous Capitol Police letter to spur support for Jan. 6 probe causes stir House approves Jan. 6 commission over GOP objections House rejects GOP effort to roll back chamber’s mask mandate MORE......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Senate path uncertain after House approves Jan. 6 panel

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver                          Presented by Facebook     Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Thursday! We get you up to speed on the......

5/19: Red and Blue

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 5/19: Red and Blue – CBS News Watch CBSN Live GOP pushing back on plans for Capitol riot commission; Controversy builds over Missouri Medicaid funding Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and......

Anonymous Capitol Police letter to spur support for Jan. 6 probe causes stir

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mike Lillis A last-minute Democratic effort to drum up support for a Jan. 6 investigative commission caused a brief stir on Capitol Hill on Wednesday when Rep. Jamie RaskinJamin (Jamie) Ben RaskinAnonymous Capitol Police letter to spur support for......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Republicans seek to sink Jan. 6 commission

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver                            Presented by Facebook     Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Wednesday! We get you up to speed on......

McConnell says Senate GOP undecided on Jan. 6 commission

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSenators shed masks after CDC lifts mandate Trump signals he’s ready to get back in the game Manchin, Murkowski call for bipartisan Voting Rights Act reauthorization MORE (R-Ky.) said Tuesday......

Millionaires who favor raising taxes on the rich launch protests in front of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ home on Tax Day

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A mobile billboard calling for higher taxes on the ultra-wealthy depicts an image of billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos, near the U.S. Capitol on May 17, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Millionaires who have called on the......

Washington showing signs of normalcy after year of restrictions

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Morgan Chalfant and Brett Samuels The nation’s capital is inching back toward normalcy after more than a year of stringent coronavirus restrictions, with signs of pre-pandemic habits starting to pop up as more Americans get vaccinated. Many reporters, top......

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