The tentative deal faces a steep climb in both parties. Democrats want tax hikes, while Republicans are likely to balk at fresh spending.
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Republican Sen. Mitt Romney told Insider a bipartisan group was weighing indexing the gas tax to inflation. The tax hasn't been raised since 1993.
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Omar, one of the first two Muslim women in Congress, has repeatedly had her comments on foreign affairs taken out of context by other lawmakers.
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California Senate Democrats' new budget proposes the "California Dream for All" program to make homeownership more accessible for residents.
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In 12 countries, a median of 75% expressed confidence in Biden -- up from a median of 17% who expressed confidence in Trump.
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And 4 million Americans quit their jobs in April - a 20-year record.
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The bills would make it easier to break up tech companies, and block them from merging with or disadvantaging their competitors, Politico reported.
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Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat from Philadelphia, accused the Pennsylvania GOP of pursuing a "grossly, predictably misogynistic agenda."
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Democrats are signaling their impatience with the crawling pace of bipartisan talks. Mitt Romney, who Biden is talking to, ruled out tax hikes.
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The rule of law stipulates that "there not be one rule for Democrats and another for Republicans," Garland said while addressing the controversy.
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The Biden stimulus benefit has deep Democratic support, but Senate moderates could slash the expanded child tax credit. Manchin hasn't weighed in.
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Most Republicans (61%) do not believe the preposterous conspiracy theory that Trump will be reinstated this year, but nearly 30% say it's likely.
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"To the surprise of nobody I know, the rich and powerful aren't paying their fair share, what else is new?" Sen. Bernie Sanders said.
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In a 2011 press release, Manchin said that senators wanting to halt bills should turn to "sustained debate" rather than the filibuster.
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The US Innovation and Competition Act includes $52 billion to encourage US manufacturing of semiconductor chips - an effort to stop a global shortage.
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And Jeff Bezos reportedly didn't pay any income taxes for at least 2 years.
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McAuliffe, who previously held the governor's office from 2014 to 2018, easily secured the nomination.
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After talks collapsed with Republican Sen. Capito, Biden is turning to a new bipartisan working group that includes Joe Manchin and Mitt Romney.
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The minority leader threw cold water on the bipartisan proposal from Democrat Joe Manchin and Republican Lisa Murkowski.
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Manchin said he won't vote for an elections bill with no bipartisan support - but cosponsored the same bill in 2019 when it had zero GOP cosponsors.
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