Senate Passes Bill to Target Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

The bipartisan vote amounts to the first legislative action either chamber of Congress has taken to bolster law enforcement’s response to rising attacks on the Asian-American community. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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Democrats, Pushing Stimulus, Admit to Regrets on Obama’s 2009 Response

In pitching President Biden’s relief package, Democrats have said their 2009 stimulus efforts under Barack Obama were insufficient. Those close to Mr. Obama have noticed. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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Tanden’s Confirmation on Shaky Ground as More Senators Voice Opposition

Two Republican senators said they would not vote to confirm President Biden’s nominee to head the budget office, further dimming her chances to secure enough support in an evenly divided chamber. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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Biden Works to Leverage Senate Ties to Power His Agenda

The president has made clear in his first weeks in office that he plans to try to capitalize on his experience and relationships on Capitol Hill to get things done, though deep divisions remain. About […]

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Why Seven Republican Senators Voted to Convict Trump

The Republicans who broke with their party to find Donald J. Trump guilty were an eclectic group, bound by their shared lack of concern about retribution from the former president or his followers. About Ukraine […]

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A Dinner, a Deal and Moonshine: How the Stimulus Came Together

Top party leaders cinched a $900 billion relief deal after laying down their swords. But it took an empowered, bipartisan group of moderates to help bridge the divide. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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