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Schumer says Senate could pass an additional bill without GOP votes

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) touts Senate Democrats legislative accomplishments as he holds a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, March 25, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Pool | Reuters Democrats may have just gotten a boost......

U.S. Senate parliamentarian says reconciliation can be used to pass legislation

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) touts Senate Democrats legislative accomplishments as he holds a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., March 25, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Pool WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate parliamentarian has issued an opinion that a revised budget resolution may contain budget......

Egypt mummies to pass through Cairo in ancient rulers’ parade

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“The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has done its best to make sure that the mummies have been stabilised, conserved, and are packed in a climate-controlled environment,” said Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo. BBC – For more and to sign up click here To......

Infrastructure Year: Dems brace for brutal slog to pass Biden’s $2.5T plan

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “Three votes. Three votes,” Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) said in an interview. “It’s tough in the House with how tight things are, but I think it will be approved. … I don’t mean it will be approved easily and people......

The five players who could pass Mike Trout as MLB’s best player … this season

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The Millville Meteor. Kiiiiid. Trouty. God of WAR. King Fish. No matter what you call Mike Trout, you’ve also called him the unquestioned best player in baseball for nearly a decade now. In fact, Trout has held the top spot in our annual ESPN MLB Rank top 100 for eight......

Biracial People Expose Racism That Happened Right In Front Of Their Eyes Just Because They Pass For White People

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Billy Dunn, also known as @billybillynyc on TikTok, released a video, where the 20-year-old replied to a comment, revealing the crazy things people say around him, not knowing he is half black. “I was at a party and the only other Black person left. After he left, one of the......

Mask Nagging has given a free pass to passive-aggressive sociopaths

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Seth Barron We’re all familiar with Mask Nags, people who occupy themselves by scrolling through social media and leaving comments wherever they see a photo of someone who isn’t muzzled. “Nice picture, but where’s the mask?” Or who, upon hearing about a small gathering, gasps, “We’re in the middle of......

Warnock: ‘We have to pass voting rights no matter what’

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Warnock, whose election in January helped Democrats take narrow control of the Senate, said he was “heartened” when Biden sharply criticized new, restrictive voting legislation in Georgia that was signed into law by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp last week, but......

Georgia GOP lawmakers pass sweeping bill to restrict voting: Live updates

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here In the span of a few hours Thursday, the GOP-controlled Georgia legislature sped a sweeping elections bill through two chambers, putting the battleground state on a course to impose new voting restrictions on citizens in a state that was......

Indiana to pass bill to forbid voting machines from being connected to the internet

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The Indiana Senate heard two election bills this week that would make several changes to how elections are conducted in the state. Both bills have already passed the House and are expected to pass the Senate on Thursday and......

Biden urges Congress to pass gun safety measures after Colorado shooting

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden on Tuesday shared his condolences in the wake of a deadly mass shooting at a grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, and then urged Congress to take action to pass gun-reform legislation. “I don’t need to wait another......

Biden urges Congress to pass hate crime legislation in response to violence against Asian Americans

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Melissa Min (L) attends a vigil with her son James in solidarity with the Asian American community after increased attacks on the community since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic a year ago, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., March 17, 2021.......

Pass the American Dream and Promise Act to legalize young immigrants

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY As business leaders, job creators and entrepreneurs who employ and represent tens of millions of American workers across multiple industries, we know firsthand the enormous challenges the country faces in building back from the ongoing public health......

Senators spar over eliminating the filibuster to pass Democratic priorities

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Congressional Democrats are pursuing an ambitious legislative agenda supported by President Biden, but many of the bills that pass in the House will be stalled in the Senate — thanks to a rule that requires just about any legislation......

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