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McConnell caves on filibuster after Democrats Manchin and Sinema reiterate opposition to scrapping ‘Jim Crow relic’

“McConnell engaged in the most blatant, ridiculous act of obstructionism imaginable, and instead of telling him that if he kept it up, they’d take that power from him, key Dems reassured him that they’d never take…

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Rashida Tlaib proposal calls on US Treasury to fund coronavirus recovery from US Mint

‘Two $1 Trillion Coins’ Tlaib’s “Automatic BOOST Act” calls for a universal payout of $2,000 to everyone in the U.S. and $1,000 a month after that. by Eoin Higgins, staff writer Progressives on Saturday welcomed news…

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