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Republicans Have Made It Harder To Vote In 11 States So Far

Georgia’s new voting restrictions dominated headlines in March, for numerous reasons: It was one of the closest states in last year’s presidential election and the focus of former President Donald Trump’s pressure campaign to get Republicans to overturn the results; the legislation was written in such a way as to have a disproportionate impact on…

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Republicans Celebration Biden over pipeline cyberattack, shutdown

May 11, 2021 | 12:20am | Updated May 11, 2021 | 12:20am Enlarge Image Republicans criticize President Joe Biden over a cyberattack that shut down most of a major U.S. oil pipeline. Chris Kleponis – Pool via CNP / MEGA Prominent Republicans criticized President Biden over a cyberattack that had shut down most of a…

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Joe Biden, the Republicans, and Kids’ Stuff

“Superheroes Are Everywhere,” a children’s book celebrating ordinary people, by Vice-President Kamala Harris, has landed, like so many things in American politics today, in the middle of a very childish controversy. It began when residents of Long Beach, California, organized a toy-and-book drive for unaccompanied child immigrants being housed in a convention center there. Someone…

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For For Republicans, Liz Cheney is the pain that won’t go away

WASHINGTON — Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., has made House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s political life a living hell this year — and there’s no easy way out.On Monday, Cheney fanned the flames, ripping former President Donald Trump for calling his ouster “THE BIG LIE.””The 2020 presidential election was not stolen,” Cheney wrote on Twitter. “Anyone…

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Republicans still touting COVID relief package they roundly rejected

As Congress prepared to pass the Democrats’ COVID relief package last month, plenty of lawmakers made predictions about its efficacy and the impact it would have on the economy. But as regular readers may recall, Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.), chairman of the House Budget Committee, offered a different kind of prediction on the chamber floor.”What…

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Republicans struggle to mount opposition in Biden’s first 100 days

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Almost Half Of Republicans Think Derek Chauvin Verdict Was Wrong, Poll Shows

Topline A CBS News poll released Sunday reveals stark differences in opinion along party lines about the conviction of Derek Chauvin as nearly half of the Republicans surveyed said they believe jurors reached the wrong verdict when they found the former Minneapolis Police officer guilty of murdering George Floyd. People celebrate in Minneapolis, Minnesota as…

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Republicans and Democrats increasingly agree: Big Tech is too Strong

Bipartisanship — Biden chose a Big Tech critic for the FTC—GOP senators seem happy about it. Timothy B. Lee – Apr 24, 2021 1:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) are shown at a 2019 hearing. Both senators harshly criticized big technology companies at the 2021 confirmation hearing…

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Republicans unveil $568 billion infrastructure Bundle to Cancel Biden

4/4 © Reuters. U.S. Republicans hold news conference introducing infrastructure plan, in Washington 2/4 By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday proposed a $568 billion, five-year infrastructure package as a counteroffer to President Joe Biden’s sweeping $2.3 trillion plan, calling their measure a good-faith effort toward bipartisan negotiations. The proposal, which falls…

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Republicans loyal to Trump set fundraising records in first quarter

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