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If Roe is gutted, Democrats are unlikely to make it law. But they'll run on it.

December 2, 2021
Sahil Kapur | NBC News
If the Supreme Court overturns or guts abortion rights in a major case that was argued Wednesday, the Democratic-led Congress is unlikely to have the votes to counteract it legislatively.
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McCarthy, eyeing speakership, feels ‘pressure’ to bolster standing with right-wing

November 23, 2021
Susan Page, Michael Steele, Philip Rucker, Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s record-breaking House Floor speech, the censure of Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ), and the future of the Republican Party.
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Racial Equity in Infrastructure, a U.S. Goal, Is Left to States

November 18, 2021
Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Madeleine Ngo | The New York Times
President Biden’s $1 trillion plan to rebuild America’s infrastructure comes with a built-in promise: No longer will roads, bridges and railways be instruments of bias or racism. Communities that ended up divided along racial lines will be made whole.
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How the infrastructure bill will benefit state projects on roads, bridges, ports and broadband

November 11, 2021
Nancy Cordes, Mike Memoli, Jake Sherman , Stephanie Ruhle | MSNBC
President Biden is in Baltimore on Wednesday to promote the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill passed by the House last week. That money will go to states to complete infrastructure projects fixing and improving roads, bridges, mass transit, ports and broadband
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Biden to sign infrastructure bill Monday during bipartisan ceremony

November 11, 2021
Rachel Scott, Ben Gittleson | ABC News
President Joe Biden will sign the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law on Monday.

President Biden’s Big Gamble

October 29, 2021
The panel discussed the challenges of President Biden's Build Back Better framework.
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Setting up a make-or-break week for infrastructure: Where are we?

October 28, 2021
Ali Vitali | MSNBC
NBC News' Ali Vitali joined Stephanie Ruhle with the latest developments on President Joe Biden's infrastructure agenda.
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Biden's equity agenda hangs in balance in the Congress spending negotiations

October 28, 2021
Ayesha Rascoe | NPR
On his very first day in office, President Biden signed an executive order meant to begin unraveling the systemic barriers that have magnified economic inequality in the United States.
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'I'm Invincible': FBI Arrests Capitol Rioter Who Was 'Not Too Worried' He'd Be Charged

October 21, 2021
Ryan Reilly | HuffPost
On Jan. 6, Landon Mitchell bragged to a Facebook friend that he “breached the Capitol” and was “one of the very first in.”
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