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READ: Bipartisan infrastructure bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on Sunday the finalization of the legislative text of the bipartisan infrastructure bill, which is more than 2,000 pages. Read the bill: The-CNN-Wire™ & © 2021 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved.MORE

Schumer announces bipartisan group has finalized legislative text on infrastructure bill

Schumer announces bipartisan group has finalized legislative text on infrastructure bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on the Senate floor Sunday evening that the bipartisan group of senators has finalized legislative text of the infrastructure bill, after hours of last-minute additions and edits to the more than 2,000-page legislation. “The bipartisan group of senators has finished writing the text of the infrastructure bill,” the New…MORE

Biden officials say US is still better off than earlier in pandemic despite new steps to fight Delta variant
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Biden officials say US is still better off than earlier in pandemic despite new steps to fight Delta variant

Biden administration officials on Sunday sought to message urgent steps taken last week to contain an increase in Delta variant Covid-19 cases as necessary to keep Americans safe, even as they said the country remains in a far better place than earlier in the pandemic. “The health and economic crises have been inextricably linked, and…MORE

Democratic heavyweights converge on Cleveland as 11th District primary stokes intra-party heat
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Democratic heavyweights converge on Cleveland as 11th District primary stokes intra-party heat

The final weekend of campaigning for the primary in Ohio’s 11th Congressional District brought to life the divisions that still exist deep inside the Democratic Party, despite broader signs of unity during the first six months of the Biden administration. Sen. Bernie Sanders was back on the campaign trail here, trying to push back against…MORE

McCarthy jokes ‘it will be hard not to hit’ Pelosi with gavel if he becomes House speaker
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McCarthy jokes ‘it will be hard not to hit’ Pelosi with gavel if he becomes House speaker

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy joked at a Saturday night event that it “will be hard not to hit” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with the speaker’s gavel if Republicans take control of the chamber in the 2022 midterms and he becomes speaker. “I want you to watch Nancy Pelosi hand me that gavel. It will…MORE

Democrats increase pressure on party leadership to act on eviction moratorium as White House shifts focus to federal aid
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Democrats increase pressure on party leadership to act on eviction moratorium as White House shifts focus to federal aid

Congressional Democrats are increasing pressure on their party’s leadership to act on the now-expired federal eviction moratorium as the White House shifts its focus to unspent housing assistance hours after the order ended and left millions of renters in limbo. Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday pointed to members of her own party when asked…MORE

John Lewis aide hopes young Americans use lessons in posthumous graphic novel to change lawmakers’ minds on voting rights
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John Lewis aide hopes young Americans use lessons in posthumous graphic novel to change lawmakers’ minds on voting rights

As the fight over voting rights intensifies, a longtime aide to late Congressman John Lewis hopes young Americans will use the lessons in the civil rights leader’s posthumous graphic novel to change lawmakers’ minds on the issue. Lewis’ novel, “Run: Book One,” comes amid efforts in state legislatures to enact restrictive voter laws, efforts that…MORE

Donald Trump’s political organization builds war chest topping $100 million
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Donald Trump’s political organization builds war chest topping $100 million

Donald Trump‘s political organization entered July with nearly $102 million in cash reserves — an unprecedented war chest at this stage in the election cycle for a former president, according to new figures. Trump’s fundraising haul speaks to his continued ability to raise money from small-dollar donors online, as he trumpets baseless claims that election…MORE

House Democrat slams lawmakers ‘on vacations’ as eviction moratorium set to end
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House Democrat slams lawmakers ‘on vacations’ as eviction moratorium set to end

Rep. Cori Bush slammed her House colleagues for adjourning for August recess without passing an extension of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium for renters, which is set to expire Saturday night. “The House is at recess. People are on vacations. How are we on vacation when we have millions of…MORE

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