Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Off To A Rocky Start

Less Than A Week After President Joe Biden And A Bipartisan Group Of Senators Came To An Agreement On An Infrastructure Package, There Is Already Uncertainty With The Terms Of The Deal As It Faces A Tough Battle In The Coming Weeks.

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Biden, Senators Reach Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

The Biden Administration Said Thursday It Has Reached An Agreement On Infrastructure With A Coalition Of Senate Democrats And Republicans.

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Republican Senators Call For Public Hearing Before Senate Vote On War Powers (Update)

United States Senators Bill Hagerty, Mitt Romney, Mike Rounds, Marco Rubio, And Ron Johnson Sent A Letter To The Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Requesting A Public Hearing Before The Committee Decides To Consider Legislation To Repeal Authorizations For Use Of Military Force Against Iraq.

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Biden Tax Hikes In Flux As Infrastructure Negotiations Shift

The Collapse Of Negotiations Between The White House And Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, On An Infrastructure Deal Raised Concerns That Biden’s Proposed Tax Increases Could Regain Footing, But Lawmakers Wednesday Indicated That Likely Wouldn’t Be The Case.

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U.S. Senate Republicans Block Consideration Of Jan. 6 Commission Bill

Republicans In The U.S. Senate Managed To Block Consideration Of A Bill Friday That Would Establish A Commission To Investigate The Jan. 6 Violence At The U.S. Capitol, Drawing The Ire Of Democrats Who Describe The Event As An Insurrection By Supporters Of Former President Donald Trump.

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Foreign Billionaire Conspired To Violate Election Law In Straw Donor Scheme

A Lebanese-Nigerian Billionaire Agreed To Pay The U.S. Government $1.8 Million To Resolve Allegations That He Conspired To Violate Federal Election Laws In A “Straw Donor” Scheme To Route Illegal Foreign Contributions To U.S. Presidential And Congressional Candidates.

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Progressives Continue Push For $15 Minimum Wage

Progressive Lawmakers And Left-wing Groups That Championed An Effort To Raise The Federal Minimum Wage To $15 Through Budget Reconciliation Aren’t Accepting Defeat.

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Senator Portman Offers Minimum Wage Increase, Legal Worker Verification Plan In U.S. Senate

With Plans To Include A $15 Minimum Wage In President Joe Biden’s Administration’s COVID-19 Recovery Proposal Quashed By Rules Procedures, U.S. Senator Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Has Introduced His Own Wage Hike.

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Trump Acquitted Again Of Impeachment Charges

On Saturday, Former President Donald Trump Was Acquitted Of An Impeachment Charge That He Incited The Jan.6 Storming Of The Capitol In Washington D.C. It Is The Second Time In A Year The U.S. Senate Determined Trump Was Not Guilty Of Impeachment Charges Brought By The Democrat-Controlled House.

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Republican Senators Propose Alternate Relief Bill: $618 Billion To Counter Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Plan

Ten Republican Senators Are Set To Meet With Biden On Monday To Discuss An Alternative Stimulus Package. Their COVID-19 Relief Package Comes In At $618 Billion, Countering The President’s $1.9 Trillion Plan.

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