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Josh Hawley and Marjorie Taylor Greene Juiced Their Fundraising Numbers

Josh Hawley and Marjorie Taylor Greene Juiced Their Fundraising Numbers
Politicians get the veneer of grassroots support, while shadowy consultants get rich.
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'Why the US Senate Is So Broken': Manchin Vow to Preserve Filibuster Imperils Voting Rights and Much More

'Why the US Senate Is So Broken': Manchin Vow to Preserve Filibuster Imperils Voting Rights and Much More
"Manchin represents a state that is 1/22 the population of California and 92% white, yet he can singlehandedly block policies supported by 70-80% of Americans."
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Efforts Under Way to Reverse Postal Service Fleet Deal Amid Questions Over Contract

Efforts Under Way to Reverse Postal Service Fleet Deal Amid Questions Over Contract
$6 Billion Contract Comes Under Congressional Scrutiny as Losing Bidder Weighs Legal Options
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Republicans Demand Tax Cut for Dead Millionaires After Voting Against COVID Relief

Republicans Demand Tax Cut for Dead Millionaires After Voting Against COVID Relief
Most congressional Republicans want a permanent repeal of the estate tax — but very few voters do.
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'Hard to Overstate How Big This Is': Joe Manchin Signals He Is Open to Filibuster Reform

'Hard to Overstate How Big This Is': Joe Manchin Signals He Is Open to Filibuster Reform
Manchin floated a return to the talking filibuster, which would represent a major change to the current "no-show filibuster" that allows obstruction via email.
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Congress Could Use an Arcane Section of the 14th Amendment to Hold Trump Accountable for Capitol Attack

Congress Could Use an Arcane Section of the 14th Amendment to Hold Trump Accountable for Capitol Attack
Congress could use an arcane section of the 14th Amendment to hold Trump accountable for Capitol attack
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McConnell Delaying Democratic Takeover in Effort to Preserve Filibuster

McConnell Delaying Democratic Takeover in Effort to Preserve Filibuster
"McConnell is already abusing the filibuster to block the constitution of the new majority. Nuking the filibuster is the appropriate response."
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Puerto Rico wants statehood – but only Congress can make it the 51st state in the United States

Puerto Rico wants statehood – but only Congress can make it the 51st state in the United States
Any hope of Puerto Rico finally becoming a state hinges almost entirely on Georgia’s Senate runoff on Jan. 5, 2021.
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The Hatch Act: Should We Care? The Supreme Court Did.

The Hatch Act: Should We Care? The Supreme Court Did.
Most Americans have little knowledge of or experience with the Hatch Act. But for federal employees who violate it, the consequences can be quite severe.
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'Complete Bombshell': Former Top USPS Official Reveals 'Disturbing' New Details of Sabotage

'Complete Bombshell': Former Top USPS Official Reveals 'Disturbing' New Details of Sabotage
According to David Williams, Mnuchin required members of the USPS Board of Governors to "come to his office to kiss the ring."
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