Texas Lawmaker Captures Nation’s Divide Over Vaccines

A Former Assistant Attorney General For Texas, Chip Roy Sees It As His Constitutional Duty As A Member Of The Co-Equal Legislative Branch To Balance The Executive: And That Civic Obligation Doesn’t Stop During A Pandemic. For Him, The Role Of The Federal Government Is Simple. Facilitate The Rollout Of Doses, Sure, But Don’t Knock On Any Doors. Leave It Up To The Individual Whether Or Not To Get Vaccinated. Then It Is A Question Of Prudence, Of Weighing Risks-vs-Rewards.

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Republicans Push Back Against ‘Politicization’ Of IRS

President Joe Biden Has Pushed For Beefing Up IRS Audits Of Corporations To Raise Revenue For His New Spending Proposals, But Republicans Are Raising The Alarm About The Potential Consequences Of The Plan.

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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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Biden Unveils Gun Regulation And Crime Prevention Plan

Biden Has Released A Plan For More Gun Control Measures And Calls On Local Governments To Hire More Police Officers, A Departure In Rhetoric From Some In His Party Who Have Pressured Local Municipalities To “Defund” Or Cut Back On Police.

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Families May Now Defer Monthly IRS Payments For Major Tax Refund

The Federal Government Is Set To Begin Sending Out Monthly Checks To Millions Of Americans Next Month, But A New IRS Tool Will Allow Them To Defer The Payments For A Sizeable Tax Refund Next Year.

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Senate Republicans Block Controversial Voting Measure With Filibuster

U.S. Senate Republicans Used A Filibuster To Block Debate On The Democrat-Led “For The People Act,” Which Would Have Federalized Several Aspects Of Elections And Taken Away The Power Of State Governments To Determine Their Congressional Redistricting, Giving That Power To Independent Commissions.

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