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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Friday, March 5, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Senate rejects minimum wage hike in Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid bill The U.S. Senate on Friday rejected an amendment to more than double the federal minimum wage over five years, as it launched what is expected to be a...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Thursday, March 4, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Biden says he will sign election reform bill President Joe Biden will sign a sweeping election reform bill after it is refined and passed by Congress, he said on Thursday, a day after it passed the U.S. House of Representatives...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Wednesday, March 3, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Jobless aid, direct checks in play as U.S. Senate nears vote on COVID-19 aid bill The U.S. Senate is expected to vote as early as Wednesday on whether to move forward on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Tuesday, March 2, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: White House pulls nomination of embattled budget chief pick Neera Tanden "I look forward to having her serve in a role in my Administration," Biden said, signaling that he'll find a job for her that doesn't need Senate approval...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Monday, March 1, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: U.S. faces 'unprecedented assault on democracy,' White House says, backing election reform bill The Biden administration backed Democrats' efforts to overhaul voting rules and turn over the process of drawing congressional...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Sunday, February 28, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Trump railed against the 'deep state,' but he also built his own. Biden is trying to dismantle it. The Biden administration has in recent weeks terminated or placed on leave several government employees placed into their jobs by...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Saturday, February 27, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: GOP rep headlines conference where organizers push white nationalist rhetoric The group's leader said of Jan. 6, "We need a little bit more of that energy." House passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief package. But what comes next...
  8. Andrus

    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Friday, February 26, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Biden: Strikes in Syria sent warning to Iran to ‘be careful’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday that Iran should view his decision to authorize U.S. airstrikes in Syria as a warning that it can expect consequences...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Thursday, February 25, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Getty Images Proposals to restrict voting gain traction in Republican states After a record turnout election that delivered Democrats the presidency and the Senate, Republican lawmakers in Georgia introduced legislation this week...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Wednesday, February 24, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: AP Photo - Susan Walsh GOP rallies solidly against Democrats’ virus relief package WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rallied solidly Wednesday against Democrats’ proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as lawmakers awaited a...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Tuesday, February 23, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Capitol defenders blame bad intelligence for deadly breach WASHINGTON (AP) — Faulty intelligence was to blame for the outmanned Capitol defenders’ failure to anticipate the violent mob that invaded the iconic building and halted...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Monday, February 22, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: U.S. Supreme Court sets the stage for release of Trump tax returns Donald Trump suffered a major setback on Monday in his long quest to conceal details of his finances as the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for a New York City...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Sunday, February 21, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Why a predictable cold snap crippled the Texas power grid (Reuters) - As Texans cranked up their heaters early Monday to combat plunging temperatures, a record surge of electricity demand set off a disastrous chain reaction in...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Saturday, February 20, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Congress aims to avoid politics with independent Jan. 6 investigation Experts worry it will be challenging to keep politics out of the inquiry. Updated 3:47 PM CST Biden’s 1st month was about erasing the mark of ‘former guy’...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Friday, February 19, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Texas power plants back online, but 325,000 households still in the dark GALVESTON, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Thursday that all power generating plants in the state were back online but hundreds of...
  16. Andrus

    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Thursday, February 18, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Biden repudiates Trump on Iran, ready for talks on nuke deal WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Thursday it’s ready to join talks with Iran and world powers to discuss a return to the 2015 nuclear deal, in a sharp...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Tuesday, February 16, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Trump, Giuliani accused in lawsuit of conspiring to incite Capitol riot A Democratic congressman, in a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, accused former President Donald Trump, his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and two right-wing groups...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Monday, February 15, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Pelosi says independent commission will examine Capitol riot WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday that Congress will establish an independent, Sept. 11-style commission to look into the deadly insurrection that...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Sunday, February 14, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal WASHINGTON (AP) — After what one called a “heartbreaking” verdict, House prosecutors who argued for Donald Trump’s conviction of inciting the U.S. Capitol riot said...
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    Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Saturday, February 13, 2021

    Below are some of the top political news stories of the day: Trump acquitted: Senate votes 57-43 at impeachment trial WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Saturday acquitted Donald Trump of inciting the horrific attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding a historic impeachment trial that exposed the...
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