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Politics Jul 27Senators, White House in talks to finish infrastructure bill
Senators and the White House are locked in intense negotiations to salvage a bipartisan infrastructure deal. Pressure is mounting on all sides to wrap up talks and show progress on President Joe Biden's top priority.
Politics Jul 21Infrastructure bill fails first vote; Senate to try again
Senate Republicans rejected an effort Wednesday to begin debate on a big infrastructure deal that a bipartisan group of senators brokered with President Joe Biden.
Politics Jul 20Big infrastructure bill in peril as GOP threatens filibuster
Tensions are rising as Republicans prepare to block Wednesday's procedural vote with a filibuster, saying they need more time. Restless Democrats say it's time to at least start debate as talks continue.
Politics Jul 13Bipartisan infrastructure deal stalls as bigger plan gains
A $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal senators struck with President Joe Biden is at risk of stalling out. Republicans are mounting stiff resistance over ways to pay for it. Instead, momentum is shifting to a much more robust Democratic proposal…
Economy Jul 01House approves $715 billion transportation and water bill
The Democratic-led House has approved a sizable $715 billion transportation bill. The bill passed Thursday includes spending for roads, rail, public transit and water.
Politics Jun 29House votes to remove Roger Taney bust, Confederate statues from the Capitol
The bill calls for the removal of statues such as those of Jefferson Davis. It would also remove the bust of Roger Taney, the U.S. chief justice who wrote an infamous pro-slavery decision.
Politics Jun 24Senators push $953B infrastructure plan, raise hope for deal
President Joe Biden has invited members of the group of 21 Republican and Democratic senators to the White House on Thursday.
Politics Jun 17House votes to repeal 2002 Iraq War authorization
The repeal legislation was passed overwhelmingly by a vote of 268-161. Forty-nine Republicans voted for the bill. Only one Democrat, Rep. Elaine Luria of Virginia, voted against it.
Politics Jun 17WATCH: Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday
Biden signed into law a bill to make Juneteenth, or June 19, the 12th federal holiday. The House voted 415-14 on Wednesday to send the bill to Biden, while the Senate passed the bill unanimously the day before.
Politics Jun 16Schumer, White House back repeal of Iraq War authorization
The White House and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer are endorsing efforts to terminate the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq.