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Biden agenda in limbo amid ‘intense’ reconciliation talks, Dems allegedly holding infrastructure ‘hostage’

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"It's gotten completely off the rails," Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan told Fox News. Hogan is a moderate who leads the group "No Labels," which worked with moderate Republicans and Democrats to push for the in...

End SARS protesters reject Lagos governor’s ‘peace walk’ reconciliation gesture

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Lagos, Nigeria The Governor of Nigeria's Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said Tuesday that his government will not inflame already heightened tensions that stemmed from a report by a judicial panel that probed the O...

Reconciliation all over again

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A version of this story appeared in CNN's What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. President Joe Biden's infrastructure push kicked off in earnest Wednesday with a speech framing hi...

Senate parliamentarian rules against Dem amnesty push in reconciliation bill

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Democrats are seeking to pass the massive spending bill via the budget reconciliation process – which allows them to avoid a Senate filibuster and pass the legislation with just 50 votes.  24 HOUSE REPUBLICANS URGE B...

Jason Momoa dashes hopes of Lisa Bonet reconciliation

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Despite speculation to the contrary, Jason Momoa says he has not reunited with Lisa Bonet. The "Aquaman" star talked to "Access Hollywood" on the Oscars red carpet about whether the two were giving their marriage an...

Parliamentarian gives Democrats potential new tool for reconciliation in early ruling

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The Senate parliamentarian has ruled that Democrats may amend the budget resolution they used for their Covid-19 relief bill and attach another set of reconciliation instructions to it, according to two sources fami...

Pelosi says Dems will pass infrastructure bill this week, can agree on reconciliation package

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"Let me just say we're going to pass the bill this week," Pelosi, D-Calif., said of the infrastructure bill on ABC's "This Week." "But you know I'm never bringing a bill to the floor that doesn't have the votes. And ...

Psaki refuses to say if Biden thinks reconciliation should replace regular order in Senate

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Budget reconciliation is a process of passing certain budget-related measures with a simple majority rather than having to get 60 votes to break a filibuster. It was used to pass the latest $ 1.9T coronavirus relief...

Politico releases 2021 version of ‘I’m Just a Bill’ that trashes filibuster, hails reconciliation

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"Having watched the infrastructure bill trying to make its way through reconciliations and vote-a-ramas, we decided it was time to revisit ‘I’m Just a Bill,'" Politico cartoonist Matt Wuerter said in the video's intr...

Prince Harry’s return to the UK sparks hope for a royal reconciliation, source says: ‘Fingers crossed’

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The Duke of Sussex was originally supposed to return in July to join his older brother Prince William for the statue unveiling honoring their late mother Princess Diana. She would have turned 60 on July 1. However, t...

Dems pushing amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants through reconciliation package: GOP

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About 1.3 million migrants have been taken into custody at the border since President Biden took office, McCarthy noted at the top of his Capitol Hill briefing. He was flanked by Reps. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, Tony Gonzal...

House progressives won’t back infrastructure deal without $3.5T reconciliation package

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In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, leading progressives cautioned a "majority" of the 96-member caucus would withhold a "yes" vote if the $ 1 trillion bipartisan deal...

Rep. Khanna says Biden told Dems reconciliation agreement a must before Glasgow conference: ‘I need this’

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The progressive congressman was confident that a deal will be made in the near future, as lawmakers continue to negotiate terms for the reconciliation bill that was initially valued at $ 3.5 trillion.  NY TIMES' TOM...

Climate measures in reconciliation, infrastructure bills will mostly meet Biden’s emissions goals, Schumer says

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An analysis from Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's office estimates that combined, the bipartisan infrastructure bill and $ 3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill can meet the majority of President Joe Biden'...

Nancy Pelosi defends progressives amid reconciliation fight

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During an appearance on CNN’s "State of the Union," Pelosi disagreed with host Jake Tapper after he said "moderates are frustrated" because several deadlines to pass the two major pieces of legislation were missed "b...

Environmental groups ask Congress to fund billions of dollars in climate measures in reconciliation

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As Democratic lawmakers begin crafting a massive $ 3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package this week, a coalition of prominent environmental groups is asking them to include between $ 577 billion and $ 746 bil...

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