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Oct 25 2021
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said Monday that he believed Democrats "should" be able to get a deal on a framework agreement for President Biden's social spending bill this week.
"Having it finished with all the t's and the i's and everything you know crossed and dotted that will be difficult from the Senate side because we have an awful lot of text to go through, but as far asThe Hill
Feb 25 2020
Sen. Susan Collins broke with President Donald Trump’s decision to replace his acting director of national intelligence with U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, deeming the longtime GOP operative inexperienced for the critical position.
The Maine Republican said Trump should have retained former acting DNI Joseph Maguire, who was abruptly dismissed last week after his aidesPolitico
Jul 20 2022
Another of former President Donald Trump's 2022 midterm elections endorsements won their primary race Tuesday.
Dan Cox, a conservative state legislator who supports Trump's claim that the 2020 election was stolen from him, won Maryland's Republican gubernatorial nomination over former state Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz, according to multiple news outlets. Cox will face a touchFox News (Online News) CNN (Online News) Wall Street Journal (News)
Dec 17 2018
The Russian influence campaign on social media in the 2016 election made an extraordinary effort to target African-Americans, used an array of tactics to try to suppress turnout among Democratic voters and unleashed a blizzard of posts on Instagram that rivaled or exceeded its Facebook operations, according to a report produced for the Senate Intelligence Committee.New York Times (News)
Jan 30 2020
President Trump’s legal team offered a startling defense Wednesday as senators debated his fate in the impeachment trial, arguing that presidents could do nearly anything so long as they believe their reelection is in the public interest.
The assertion from Alan Dershowitz, one of the attorneys representing the president, seemed to take GOP senators by surprise, and few were willing toWashington Post
Oct 07 2020
In a pair of late-night tweets, President Donald Trump, changed course on negotiating coronavirus relief that he had earlier announced he was calling off until after the election.
"The House & Senate should IMMEDIATELY Approve 25 Billion Dollars for Airline Payroll Support, & 135 Billion Dollars for Paycheck Protection Program for Small Business. Both of these will be fully paidABC News (Online)
Aug 16 2020
Bernie Sanders praised Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s pick for his running mate on Sunday, as the Democratic party attempted to project an image of unity ahead of this week’s national convention, where Biden is set to be officially nominated as the party’s presidential candidate.
Sanders, the progressive Vermont senator who clashed with both Biden and Harris earlier this year when theyThe Guardian
Mar 28 2022
On Friday, The Daily Mail reported that emails recovered from Hunter Biden’s laptop show he helped an infectious disease research company pursue projects in Ukraine. Those emails confirm portions of charges Russia made the previous day that an investment group run by the now-president’s son had funded a company conducting research at biological laboratories in Ukraine.
While theseThe Federalist
Jan 17 2022
House Democrats running for reelection in competitive districts, facing increasingly long odds of surviving a potential Republican wave, have confronted party leaders in recent days with demands for a new midterm strategy.
Among the requests of these so-called “front-liner” Democrats is to break up President Biden’s sprawling Build Back Better spending bill that has stalled in theWashington Post
Nov 18 2020
Republican senators on Tuesday attacked the chief executives of Facebook and Twitter for what they called censorship of President Trump and his allies during the U.S. election while Democrats bemoaned the spread of misinformation on social media. The CEOs, Jack Dorsey of Twitter and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, defended their content moderation practices at a congressional hearing scheduledReuters