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Progressive millionaire group backs Cisneros, McBath in first public endorsements

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Julia Manchester The progressive group the Patriotic Millionaires on Thursday endorsed Rep. Lucy McBathLucia (Lucy) Kay McBathRouda passes on bid for redrawn California seat, avoiding intraparty battle with Porter Four states to feature primaries with two incumbents in 2022......

McConnell says he made ‘inadvertent omission’ in voting remarks amid backlash

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellThese Senate seats are up for election in 2022 WATCH: The Hill recaps the top stories of the week Effort to overhaul archaic election law wins new momentum MORE (R-Ky.)......

Schumer vows to keep fighting on voting rights after filibuster defeat

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerDemocrats make final plea for voting rights ahead of filibuster showdown DACA highlights pitfalls of legalization schemes The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Schumer tees up doomed election reform......

Senate GOP blocks election bill, setting up filibuster face-off

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a sweeping election bill, setting up a doomed push by Senate Democrats to try to change the chamber’s legislative filibuster.   Democrats spent the hours leading up to the vote making an 11th hour......

GOP senator knocks Biden for ‘spreading things that are untrue’ in voting rights speech

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mychael Schnell Republican Sen. Bill CassidyBill CassidySunday shows preview: Democrats’ struggle for voting rights bill comes to a head Hillicon Valley — Tech giants hit with Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Bipartisan lawmakers propose ‘TLDR Act’ to simplify terms of......

Sinema reignites 2024 primary chatter amid filibuster fight 

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Sen. Kyrsten SinemaKyrsten SinemaBiden touts infrastructure spending as other priorities stall The Hill’s 12:30 Report: More of Biden’s agenda teeters on collapse Joe Biden’s disastrous 48 hours MORE (D-Ariz.) is pouring fuel onto talk of a 2024......

Joe Biden’s voting rights speech backfired more than he ever could have imagined

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Peggy Noonan The speech itself was aggressive, intemperate, not only offensive but meant to offend. It seemed prepared by people who think there is only the Democratic Party in America, that’s it, everyone else is an outsider who can be disparaged. Source – For more click here To Return to......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden champions filibuster reform, but doesn’t have the votes

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver       Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Wednesday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and......

McConnell: Rounds ‘told the truth’ about 2020 election

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Choi Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell: Rounds ‘told the truth’ about 2020 election McConnell will run for another term as leader despite Trump’s attacks Top Republicans pressing Hogan to run for Senate MORE (R-Ky.) on Tuesday......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden to make voting rights play in Atlanta

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver       Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Tuesday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and......

Biden, lawmakers mourn Harry Reid

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Olafimihan Oshin Current and former elected officials from both sides of the aisle are voicing appreciation for former Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidBiden, lawmakers mourn Harry Reid Harry Reid, political pugilist and longtime Senate majority leader, dies......

Republican senator texted Joe Manchin about joining GOP

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Sen. John CornynJohn CornynBiden’s Build Back Better bill suddenly in serious danger Biden’s renewable energy rush is making gas prices skyrocket Democrats worry their grip on Hispanic vote is loosening MORE (R-Texas) on Tuesday said he reached......

Ocasio-Cortez: Democrats need to to ‘crack down’ on ‘old boys club’ in Senate

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mychael Schnell Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezThis issue will secure a Democratic wipeout in 2022 Democrats end year reopening old wounds Clyburn to Democrats itching for leadership role: ‘If you want my seat, come get it’ MORE (D-N.Y.) on Monday called......

No. 2 Senate Democrat ‘stunned’ by Manchin’s stance on child tax credit

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexander Bolton Senate Majority Whip Dick DurbinDick DurbinManchin yells at reporter: ‘You’re bull—-‘ The Hill’s 12:30 Report – Presented by Mastercard – Congress’s last-minute debt limit increase The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Charter Communications – Meadows held......

Warren backs expanding the Supreme Court

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Caroline Vakil Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenMusk hits back after Warren accuses him of ‘freeloading’ Failed watchdog nomination angers progressives Time faces criticism for making Elon Musk ‘person of the year’ MORE (D-Mass.) said in an op-ed published in the......

House clears bill to raise debt limit

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cristina Marcos and Aris Folley The House cleared legislation early Wednesday morning to raise the debt limit through next year’s midterm elections, staving off an unprecedented federal default just in time for the deadline set by the Treasury Department.......

House and Senate vote to raise debt ceiling by $2.5 trillion

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The House and the Senate both voted to raise the debt limit helping avert a first-time default by the U.S. as the clock ticks down on the government’s ability to pay its bills. This comes after months of fighting......

Trump demands undermine unity of GOP leaders

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexander Bolton and Scott Wong Tensions that flared between Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellBiden remembers Dole as ‘master of the Senate’ at National Cathedral With the midterms looming, who can tell Trump to pipe down? The......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Uber – Senate debt limit drama ends; Trump legal troubles rise

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! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch.......

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