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Big infrastructure bill in peril; GOP threatens filibuster

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — The bipartisan infrastructure deal senators brokered with President Joe Biden is hanging precariously ahead of a crucial Wednesday test vote as they struggle over how to pay …

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DeWine criticizes GOP advancing transgender girl sports ban

COLUMBUS, Ohio ((DailyNews)) — Ohio’s Republican governor questioned Friday the need for a legislative ban on transgender girls competing in sports, pushing back on GOP lawmakers’ attempt to pass the …

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Congress OKs bill to fight hate crimes vs. Asian Americans

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — Congress approved legislation Tuesday intended to curtail a striking rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, sending President Joe Biden a bipartisan denunciation of …

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Democrats press for broader voter access as GOP resists

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — Republicans in the U.S. Senate mounted an aggressive case against Democrats’ sweeping election and voter-access legislation, pushing to roll back proposals for automatic registration, 24-hour ballot drop …

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GOP readies blitz against Democrats’ voting rights bill

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — Republicans are preparing to launch an all-out assault on sweeping voting rights legislation, forcing Democrats to take dozens of politically difficult votes during a committee hearing that …

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McConnell poised for starring role in voting bill fight

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is so determined to stop a sweeping elections overhaul pushed by congressional Democrats that he will personally argue against it, armed with …

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Texas GOP’s voting restriction bill passes key House vote

AUSTIN, Texas ((DailyNews)) — Texas has become the latest Republican-dominated state to advance sweeping new limits on voting, despite no evidence of any problems with last year’s vote and a …

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Some in GOP worry new limits will hurt their voters, too

As Republicans march ahead with their campaign to tighten voting laws in political battlegrounds, some in their party are worried the restrictions will backfire by making it harder for GOP …

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