Tag: U.S. Democratic Party

Infrastructure bill fails first vote; Senate to try again

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WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans rejected an effort to begin debate on the big infrastructure deal that a bipartisan group of senators brokered with President...

Pelosi bars Trump allies from Jan. 6 probe; GOP vows boycott

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WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan....

AP-NORC poll: Parties split on some infrastructure proposals

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WASHINGTON — The overwhelming majority of Americans -- about 8 in 10 -- favor plans to increase funding for roads, bridges and ports and...

Iowa Democrat Finkenauer seeking GOP Sen. Grassley’s seat

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Democrat Abby Finkenauer, a former congresswoman, is running for Republican Chuck Grassley's U.S. Senate seat, hoping her blue-collar credentials will...

Court fights mark run-up to California recall election

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LOS ANGELES — Several court scuffles are underway as California moves toward finalizing the list of candidates for the September recall election that could...

Biden’s 3rd trip to reddish Ohio pushes his economic agenda

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden just can't quit Ohio — even if it rejected him in last year's election. ...

Big infrastructure bill in peril as GOP threatens filibuster

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WASHINGTON — The bipartisan infrastructure deal senators brokered with President Joe Biden is hanging precariously ahead of a crucial Wednesday test vote as...

Dems hit McConnell, who says GOP won’t back debt limit boost

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WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats accused Republicans on Wednesday of a “shameless, cynical” ploy that would damage the economy and the government's credit rating after...

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes joins US Senate race

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MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes on Tuesday joined the crowded Democratic field for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican...

Biden wants spending to boost economy, but GOP to block vote

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said his infrastructure and families agenda must be passed to sustain the economic momentum of his first six months...