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Lawmakers take dueling trips to border amid concerns about migrant surge

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Republican Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn and Democratic Congressman Joaquin Castro are leading dueling delegations of lawmakers to the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas on Friday, amid concerns over the surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the border. Cruz said......

Lawmakers vow stricter regulations on social media platforms to combat misinformation

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here House lawmakers promised that stricter regulations on social media platforms are now inevitable as CEOs from Facebook, Twitter and Google faced intense scrutiny from Democrats and Republicans like at a hearing on Thursday. The hearing was aimed at addressing......

House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy tries to kick Democrat off House Intelligence Committee

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Friday he will offer a resolution next week to remove California Democrat Eric Swalwell from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, an effort a senior Democratic aide called a “waste of time”......

How Democrats in Congress are spending $2 trillion on COVID relief

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A trillion of anything is hard to fathom. It’s a million millions. Or a thousand billions.  Now double it.  This week, the House is expected to pass the $1.9 trillion COVID relief package, and then President Biden will sign......

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