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Dems End Deadlock, House Hands Biden Infrastructure Win

Dems End Deadlock, House Hands Biden Infrastructure Win

By Alan Fram | Nov 6, 2021

The House approved a $1 trillion package of road and other infrastructure projects after Democrats resolved a months-long standoff between progressives and moderates.

Analysis: After Tough Election, Biden Dismisses Danger Signs

Analysis: After Tough Election, Biden Dismisses Danger Signs

By Aamer Madhani and Colleen Long | Nov 4, 2021

The hazard lights are blinking for President Joe Biden after Democratic setbacks in this week's elections, but the president professes to see no reason for panic.

Watch: Far Right Pol Lauren Boebert Knocks Pete Buttigieg's Parenting

Watch: Far Right Pol Lauren Boebert Knocks Pete Buttigieg's Parenting

Nov 3, 2021

Far-right politician Lauren Boebert went after Pete Buttigieg's parenting style by pointing out how she gave birth in a truck.

LGBTQ+ Candidates Win Up and Down the Ballot

LGBTQ+ Candidates Win Up and Down the Ballot

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 3, 2021

The 2021 off-year election felt like a mini-replay of 2020's rainbow wave of LGBTQ+ candidates' victories.

Takeaways from Tuesday's Elections: Bad Omens for Democrats

Takeaways from Tuesday's Elections: Bad Omens for Democrats

By Nicholas Riccardi | Nov 3, 2021

Here are some key takeaways from Tuesday's elections.

Youngkin's Virginia Win Jolts Democrats, Tight Race in NJ

Youngkin's Virginia Win Jolts Democrats, Tight Race in NJ

By Will Weissert and Sarah Rankin | Nov 3, 2021

Republican Glenn Youngkin won the Virginia governor's race, tapping into culture war fights over schools and race to unite former President Donald Trump's most fervent supporters, becoming the first GOP candidate to win statewide office in a dozen years.

LGBTQ+ Election Night Stories to Watch

LGBTQ+ Election Night Stories to Watch

Nov 2, 2021

The U.S. can elect more LGBTQ+ candidates than in any other odd-number election year

Governors and More: What to Watch in Tuesday's Elections

Governors and More: What to Watch in Tuesday's Elections

By Nicholas Riccardi | Nov 2, 2021

It may be an odd-numbered year but Tuesday's elections aren't sleepy, local contests.

Ex-NC Gov. McCrory Eyes Political Comeback with Senate Bid

Ex-NC Gov. McCrory Eyes Political Comeback with Senate Bid

Nov 1, 2021

Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, the Republican best known for signing the transgender bathroom bill, is trying to mount a political comeback in a post-Trump era.

'19 Kids and Counting' Father Running for Arkansas Senate

'19 Kids and Counting' Father Running for Arkansas Senate

Nov 1, 2021

Jim Bob Duggar, whose large family was featured in the TLC reality show "19 Kids and Counting," has announced he's running for a seat in the Arkansas Senate.

Watch: Republican Lawmaker Blames Marriage Equality for Society's Problems

Watch: Republican Lawmaker Blames Marriage Equality for Society's Problems

By Emell Adolphus | Oct 28, 2021

Virginia Congressman Bob Good blamed marriage equality for society's ills during a debate on new anti-domestic violence legislation captured on C-Span.

Biden to Heads to Capitol to Push Agenda, Unite Democrats

Biden to Heads to Capitol to Push Agenda, Unite Democrats

Oct 28, 2021

Biden heads to Capitol Hill to push his revised domestic policy bill and a related bipartisan infrastructure plan with fractious House Democrats after days of prolonged negotiations over his ambitious social and climate policies and how to pay for them.

New Studies Show LGBTQ+ Mental Health Has Suffered in the Trump Era

New Studies Show LGBTQ+ Mental Health Has Suffered in the Trump Era

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 26, 2021

If you feel that your mental health has suffered during the last six years, coinciding with the candidacy — and then the presidency — of Donald Trump, new studies confirm you aren't imagining it.

Florida's Top Doctor Refuses Mask, is Told to Leave Building

Florida's Top Doctor Refuses Mask, is Told to Leave Building

By Adriana Gomez Licon | Oct 25, 2021

Florida's surgeon general was asked to leave a meeting after refusing to wear a mask at the office of a state senator who told him she had a serious medical condition, officials have confirmed.

Is There a Constitutional Right to Food? Mainers to Decide

Is There a Constitutional Right to Food? Mainers to Decide

By Patrick Whittle | Oct 25, 2021

"We want to protect people's ability to grow gardens, grow and raise their own food," says Republican Rep. Billy Bob Faulkingham.

Race-Blind Redistricting? Democrats Incredulous at GOP Maps

Race-Blind Redistricting? Democrats Incredulous at GOP Maps

By Bryan Anderson | Oct 24, 2021

North Carolina is one of at least three states where Republicans say they are drawing maps without looking at racial and party data. But those maps still happen to strongly favor the GOP.

Is There a Constitutional Right to Food? Mainers to Decide

Is There a Constitutional Right to Food? Mainers to Decide

By Patrick Whittle | Oct 24, 2021

Depending on whom you ask, Maine's proposed "right to food" constitutional amendment would simply put people in charge of how and what they eat — or would endanger animals and food supplies.

GOP Uses Voters to Push Election Reforms in Unlikely States

GOP Uses Voters to Push Election Reforms in Unlikely States

By Marc Levy | Oct 23, 2021

Republicans have succeeded this year in passing a range of voting restrictions in states they control politically, from Georgia to Iowa to Texas. They're not stopping there.

What's In, and What's Out, as Democrats Reshape Biden Bill

What's In, and What's Out, as Democrats Reshape Biden Bill

By Kevin Freking | Oct 23, 2021

Democrats are edging closer to an agreement on what programs and policies to include in President Joe Biden's massive plan to expand health and safety net programs and combat global warming.

Trump Plan for New Media Venture Gets Investors' Thumbs Up

Trump Plan for New Media Venture Gets Investors' Thumbs Up

By Jill Colvin and Alex Veiga | Oct 21, 2021

Some investors aren't waiting to see if former President Donald Trump's plans for a media company to challenge the likes of Facebook, Twitter and even Disney can actually become reality — they're all in.

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