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Voting bill collapses, Democrats unable to change filibuster

BREAKING: A push to advance President Biden's voting bill collapses as Democrats Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema side with Republicans against changing Senate rules.

Gee I wonder why they keep trying to Federalize the election and infringe on state rights.
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Senate Republicans again block voting legislation put forward by Democrats

Senate Republicans once again blocked a voting rights bill put forward by Democrats in the latest partisan showdown over an issue Democrats are urgently seeking to spotlight despite lacking the votes to pass the legislation.

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Senate Republicans block Democrats' voting rights legislation

LIVE: U.S. Senate debates rule change to enact 'talking filibuster' over voting rights legislation.

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Voting bill blocked by GOP filibuster, Dems try rules change

BREAKING: President Biden's voting and elections bill has been blocked by a Republican filibuster in a sharp setback for him and his fellow Democrats.

It’s a setback FOR ALL OF AMERICANS.
Fucking hellscape

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Supreme Court allows Jan. 6 committee to get Trump documents

The Supreme Court is allowing the release of Trump's presidential documents sought by the committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection.

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Supreme Court allows Jan. 6 committee to get Trump documents

In a rebuff to former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is allowing the release of presidential documents sought by the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection.

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Jon Stewart urges Congress to help vets exposed to burn pits

'We support the troops, and we put on our flag pins and we stand, and they get discounts at Denny's. But the true support of having a veteran's back is when they need the support.'

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Supreme Court Allows Government to Send Trump Docs to Jan. 6 Panel

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the National Archives can send documents from the Trump White House to the Jan. 6 Committee.

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Supreme Court refuses to block House Jan. 6 panel from receiving Trump documents

Supreme Court refuses to block Trump’s White House documents from House Jan. 6 committee

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Supreme Court paves way for Trump White House document review by Jan. 6 committee

NEW: Supreme Court paves way for Trump White House document review by Jan. 6 committee.

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Supreme Court won't block release of Trump documents to Jan 6 committee

The panel is seeking a trove of documents, including records of communication between the White House and the Justice Department leading up to the attack on the Capitol.

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Supreme Court Rejects Trump Request To Keep Records From Jan. 6 Committee

In an 8-1 decision, the court ruled that Trump cannot stop the release of White House records to lawmakers investigating the attack on the Capitol.

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Biden says nation weary from COVID, but US in a better place

President Joe Biden calls on the Federal Reserve to do more to fight inflation by pulling back on its monetary boosting of the U.S. economy.

Have we reached pre-pandemic job levels yet? Has he “created” any jobs as President yet or no?
“You will play because there’s nothing for you to do on weekends.” It’s not true! I can put new words and Kanjis into my Anki, read, solve my lists of school problems… I’ll sign Netflix again to practice listening, learn German. It all sounds funny and enjoyable to me.

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Live Updates: President Joe Biden holds first 2022 press conference

The press conference is being held the day before he marks one full year in office.

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Watch live: Biden holds press conference as the U.S. grapples with inflation, Covid and Russia

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George Conway: Why Trump must have his day in court over Jan. 6

George Conway: “This is the gravest crime you could imagine that a president could commit. If you don’t at least look at this with the closest possible microscope, you are basically saying that a president is completely above the law.”

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Democrats near defeat with voting rights push poised to fail

Doomed votes on voting rights and rules changes will hand Democrats their second high-profile setback in as many months.

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Biden Administration Announces Plan to Confront Worsening Wildfires

Biden Administration Announces Plan to Confront Worsening Wildfires

“…we’ll wait two years, and then give those affected four free smoke detectors if they sign up online.”

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Mitt Romney on voting rights bill: President Joe Biden, Democrats venturing into 'deep hysteria'

Sen. Mitt Romney expressed his opposition to the Democrats' voting rights bill, including saying those who favor voter identification aren't racist.

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President Joe Biden closes in on one year in office

President Joe Biden closes in on one year in office

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Senate Democrats march forward on their all-but-doomed voting rights bills

Democrats in the Senate will proceed to a vote on two voting rights bills Wednesday, despite lacking the votes needed to pass either measure.

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Biden administration speaks out on federal blood donation policy impacting gay men amid national blood shortage

For the first time, the Biden administration is commenting on the Food and Drug Administration’s long-time blood donation guidelines impacting gay men.

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CNBC Exclusive: Watch Live as FTC Chair Lina Khan Sits Down With Andrew Ross Sorkin and Kara Swisher to Discuss Her Plans to Take on Big Tech

CNBC Exclusive: Watch Live as FTC Chair Lina Khan Sits Down With Andrew Ross Sorkin and Kara Swisher to Discuss Her Plans to Take on Big Tech

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Jon Moxley to Return to AEW After Rehab Program

.AEW’s Jon Moxley (JonMoxley) is making his return 🙌

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Biden administration to distribute 400 million N95 masks to the public for free

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Biden administration in court to defend controversial Trump-era border policy barring asylum seekers

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Biden Administration Steps Up Covid-19 Response, as Omicron Slows in Global Hotspots

The Biden administration is expected to announce plans to offer free N95 masks across the U.S.

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'We need to act now': Biden administration unveils plan to address the nation's wildfire crisis

The 10-year strategy proposes treating more than 50 million acres of land.

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ESMA vice chair calls for proof of work mining ban

ESMA vice chair calls for proof of work mining ban

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Financial Market Committee Chair Aksakov Joins Calls for Identification of Russian Crypto Owners – Regulation Bitcoin News

Financial market committee chair calls for identification of Russian cryptocurrency users.

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EXPLAINER: Why is filibuster such a barrier to voting bill? | AP News

Senate Republicans are expected to block Democrats’ sweeping voting legislation this week using a longstanding delaying tactic. Here’s a look at how the tactic, known as the filibuster, works.

Both sides do this all the time lol
Or watch Mr. Smith goes to Washington and find out who the villains really are.

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Senate begins showdown over voting rights as Democrats brace for failure

Republicans are determined to filibuster the bill, and Democrats lack the 50 votes needed to create an exception to the filibuster.

1/19/2022 4:04:00 AM

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Nick Saban and other sports figures urge Manchin to help pass voting rights bill

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1/19/2022 3:45:00 AM

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Schumer plans Senate rules vote to require 'talking filibuster' for voting bills

The attempt to change the rules is expected to fail since Democrats are not united in the effort.

1/19/2022 3:32:00 AM

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OAN Host Begs Viewers to Dig Up ‘Dirt’ on AT&T Chair After DirecTV Drops Network

Dan Ball urged his audience to bring him “concrete evidence” of AT&T exec “cheating on his wife” or “saying racial slurs against white people.”

1/19/2022 1:50:00 AM

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Democrats to start voting rights showdown with no clear path to victory

Democrats will bring their push to protect voting rights to the floor of the Senate this week.

1/19/2022 1:20:00 AM

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Biden administration unveils plan to combat worsening US wildfires

The Biden administration on Tuesday unveiled a 10-year plan to treat and maintain millions of additional acres of forests in the western United States to reduce the severity of seasonal wildfires.

1/19/2022 12:30:00 AM

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Opinion | A Politicized Fed Endangers the Economy

The central bank can’t deliver price stability if it’s distracted by climate change and social justice.

opinion RepHensarling Where was this article 3 years ago when the fed wanted to raise rates and Trump politicized their policies?
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1/19/2022 12:15:00 AM

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Psaki won’t say if Biden knew of spiked plan to mass-mail COVID tests

Psaki won't say if Biden knew of spiked plan to mass-mail COVID tests

1/18/2022 10:09:00 PM

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Republicans may win not just House but also Senate in midterm elections — here are 2022's Senate races to watch

The key Senate races to watch this November

1/18/2022 8:20:00 PM

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Senate Democrats charge forward with debate on voting rights legislation despite expected failure

Senate Democrats charge forward with debate on voting rights legislation despite expected failure

1/18/2022 8:15:00 PM

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Blinken to visit Ukraine, meet Russia's FM as tensions flare | AP News

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with his Russian counterpart this week in Switzerland as tensions between the U.S. and Russia escalate over a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine, the State Department said.

1/18/2022 8:05:00 PM

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Fed to hike interest rates each quarter this year – Rabobank

Fed to hike interest rates each quarter this year – Rabobank By MSalordFX Fed Banks

1/18/2022 7:46:00 PM

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Nimble cash investment needed to reap advantage of Fed tightening

Nimble cash investment needed to reap advantage of Fed tightening

1/18/2022 5:05:00 PM

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MATIC Price Might Rise as Polygon Network Burning Mechanism Goes Live

MATIC price awaits positive push as burning mechanism launches on Polygon network

1/18/2022 3:45:00 PM

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U.S. Democrats to start voting rights showdown with no clear path to victory

The vote, which could come in days or weeks, may be the last chance for Biden to secure a new federal law to counter an onslaught of state limits to poll access before Republicans possibly capture one or both houses of Congress in elections in November

1/18/2022 3:35:00 PM

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Ethereum’s EIP-1559 upgrade launches on Polygon to burn MATIC

Ethereum’s EIP-1559 fee-burning mechanism has just been launched on the layer-two Polygon network.

1/18/2022 2:00:00 PM

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MATIC Burn Begins as EIP-1559 Live on Polygon Mainnet

EIP-1559 went live on Polygon and is already burning MATIC tokens.

1/18/2022 10:26:00 AM

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European stocks set to fall slightly as markets mull Fed, earnings

European stocks set to fall slightly as markets mull Fed, earnings

1/18/2022 9:53:00 AM

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The AP Interview: Exiled artist Ai Weiwei on Beijing Games | AP News

TheAPInterview: Ai Weiwei, one of China's most famous artists who helped design the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics' Bird's Nest Stadium, says in exile that the Beijing Winter Olympics will allow China to use the Games to show the world “a fake smile.”

1/18/2022 9:50:00 AM

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Ethereum EIP-1559 upgrade launches on Polygon to burn MATIC

Ethereum’s EIP-1559 fee-burning mechanism has just been launched on the layer-two Polygon network.

1/18/2022 7:01:00 AM

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On MLK Day, King III implores Senate to act on voting rights | AP News

ATLANTA (AP) — A day before the U.S. Senate was expected to take up significant legislation on voting rights that is looking likely to fail, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s eldest son condemned federal lawmakers over their inaction.

1/18/2022 1:10:00 AM

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Rabbi Says He Threw Chair at Gunman, Led Hostages' Escape From Synagogue

Rabbi says he threw a chair at the gunman, led hostages' escape from Colleyville synagogue

1/17/2022 9:39:00 PM

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Rabbi threw chair at gunman before he and other hostages escaped Texas synagogue: 'It was terrifying'

Rabbi threw chair at gunman before he and other hostages escaped Texas synagogue: 'It was terrifying'

1/17/2022 7:49:00 PM

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Joint Chiefs Chair Mark Milley tests positive for Covid

Just days after being in contact with President Joe Biden, Gen. Mark Milley, chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has tested positive for Covid

1/17/2022 7:32:00 PM

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Fed: January's statement likely to signal rates could be lifted at its next meeting – Wells Fargo

Fed: January's statement likely to signal rates could be lifted at its next meeting – Wells Fargo By MSalordFX Fed Banks

1/17/2022 7:11:00 PM

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EUR/USD: Dollar to remain supported as Fed seeks to curtail inflation – Danske Bank

EUR/USD: Dollar to remain supported as Fed seeks to curtail inflation – Danske Bank By MSalordFX EURUSD Currencies Banks

1/17/2022 7:06:00 PM

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EUR/USD consolidates in 1.1400 area in thin US holiday trade as markets mull hawkish Fed bets

EUR/USD consolidates in 1.1400 area in thin US holiday trade as markets mull hawkish Fed bets By Frank_Macro EURUSD Fed

1/17/2022 3:33:00 PM

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