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Rand Paul, GOP senators introduce bill to prohibit federal mask mandates on public transportation

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The bill, "Travel Mask Mandate Repeal Act of 2021," is set to be introduced by Paul, R-Ky., Wednesday, and is co-sponsored by Republican Sens. Mike Braun of Indiana, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Roger Marshall of Kansas, ...

Biden expected to introduce key health team members Tuesday

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Washington President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are expected to introduce key members of their health team on Tuesday afternoon at an event in Wilmington, Delaware. The team will lead his...

Georgia state GOP lawmakers introduce voting restriction legislation

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Washington GOP state senators in Georgia introduced a slate of bills on Monday that seek to roll back voter access in the state, such as "no excuse" absentee voting and automatic voter registration. If passed, the ei...

Biden to introduce Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary nominee Wednesday

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President-elect Joe Biden will introduce former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg as his nominee for transportation secretary at an event in Wilmington, Delaware on Wednesday. If confirmed by the US Senate,...

Biden expected to introduce key members of economic team Tuesday

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Washington President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Tuesday afternoon are expected to introduce key members of their economic team at an event in Wilmington, Delaware. Biden and Harris on ...

Democrats introduce legislation to strengthen anti-sexual harassment protocols at State Department

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Washington Three House Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday introduced legislation aimed at strengthening anti-harassment, assault and retaliation policies at the US State Department. Reps. Joaquin Castro, Jackie Speier...

Biden to introduce commerce and labor secretary nominees Friday

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President-elect Joe Biden on Friday will introduce his nominees for commerce and labor secretary and other members of his economic and jobs team at an event in Wilmington, Delaware, according to his transition team....

Biden expected to introduce Cabinet nominees and top admin roles Friday

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President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are expected to introduce several Cabinet nominees and other top administration roles on Friday at an event in Wilmington, Delaware. Biden is expecte...

Biden to introduce Merrick Garland as attorney general pick and other key justice nominees Thursday

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President-elect Joe Biden will introduce federal appeals court Judge Merrick Garland as his pick for attorney general and other key justice nominees at an event in Wilmington, Delaware, on Thursday afternoon, accord...

Democratic lawmakers introduce a resolution to amend the 13th Amendment to end forced prison labor

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Congressional Democrats want to amend a section of the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery, to end what they refer to as another form of slavery -- forced prison labor. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon and Rep. Willi...

Democratic congressman to introduce sweeping child abuse prevention bill Monday

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Democratic Rep. Bobby Scott of Virginia will introduce a child abuse prevention bill in the House on Monday, his office told CNN, setting up deliberations for a considerable child welfare investment as experts warn ...

Democrats introduce legislation to create a Ruth Bader Ginsburg monument on Capitol Hill

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Congressional Democrats have introduced legislation to create a monument on Capitol Hill in honor of the late Supreme Court Justice and liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The House bill, introduced on Monday by the D...

First on CNN: Rep. Hoyer will introduce $9 billion bill to meet Biden’s COP26 deforestation pledge

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After President Joe Biden entered the US into a global pledge at COP26 to end and reverse deforestation, a top Democrat in the House plans to introduce a bill Wednesday to put financial weight behind Biden's commitm...

McConnell blasts ‘wild’ $3.5T spending bill, says Dems do not have mandate to ‘introduce socialism’

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"It's a wild spending taxing spree, completely inappropriate for the country, which is already suffering from dramatic inflation," McConnell, R-Ky., expressed to host Harris Faulkner. "Running the country into the gr...

GOP Senators introduce bill to block federal agencies from requiring COVID-19 vaccination

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Text of the legislation, named the Prevent Unconstitutional Vaccine Mandates for Interstate Commerce Act, says it prohibits "the Department of Transportation and other agencies from promulgating rules requiring a per...

Senators once again introduce a bill to make Daylight Saving Time permanent

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A group of bipartisan senators is reintroducing a bill that would make Daylight Saving Time (DST) permanent. In the United States, most states observe DST -- which starts on the second Sunday in March at 2 a.m. and ...

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