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Senate Reaches Agreement to Raise National Debt Ceiling
On Oct. 7, The U.S. Senate agreed, as expected, to a provisional increase in the national debt ceiling until December 3. “I have some good news,” majority leader Chuck Schumer said from the Senate floor....
Democrats Budget Provision Granting Amnesty to 8 Million Illegal Immigrants Blocked
On Sunday Sept. 19 Senate parliamentarian, Elizabeth MacDonough, rejected a Democrat provision, nestled within their 3.5 trillion dollar social spending bill, intended to provide a path to citizenship for approximately 8-million illegal immigrants.  MacDonough expressed...
A bipartisan infrastructure bill may be introduced in the Senate this month.
Trillion Dollar Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal to Hit Senate Floor Soon
A 1.2 trillion dollar bipartisan infrastructure plan supported by President Joe Biden could hit the Senate floor within weeks. In an email to Politico, a White House official said that Senate Majority Leader and Democrat...
Joe Biden - Republicans have accused Democrats of turning the $1.9 trillion stimulus package into a “progressive wish list” that is light on actual pandemic relief.
Democrats Reject Almost All Republican Amendments to American Rescue Plan COVID-19 Stimulus
House Republicans say Democrats have accepted only two out of 286 proposed amendments to the Biden Administration’s 591 pages $1.9 trillion SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus pandemic relief bill, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.  GOP...
Whether you love him or hate him, former President Donald Trump is arguably today’s most influential personality.
Trump Remains Secretive About 2024 Presidential Bid
Love him or hate him, former President Donald Trump is arguably today’s most influential personality. Since the second impeachment trial also ended in acquittal, many wonder whether Trump will bid at the 2024 presidential elections....
Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has warned that if the Democrats abolish the filibuster, it would end up being a “nightmare” for the Senate.
McConnell Warns Against Democrat Move To End Filibuster
Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has warned that if the Democrats abolish the filibuster, it would end up being a “nightmare” for the Senate. The filibuster puts a procedural hurdle of requiring 60 votes...