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4 signs of where infrastructure stands on Capitol Hill

The White House and congressional Democrats face a crowded slate of pressing issues and competing priorities this week as they try to push forward with efforts to negotiate and secure passage of President Joe Biden's infrastructure package.

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What to watch as Congress gears up for work on Biden's infrastructure plan

President Joe Biden has said he's willing to negotiate over infrastructure, a key legislative priority for the White House. There are signs, however, that Republican opposition remains as strong as ever, underscoring the challenge that awaits Democrats who face their own internal divisions over policy and strategy as they try to negotiate and pass a plan.

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Is NY ready for a pro-Trump governor?

To Democrats in New York, former President Donald Trump is the gift that keeps on giving. Trump's enormous unpopularity in his home state -- which he lost twice -- has been an electoral millstone around the necks of New York Republican candidates, helping to turn an already-blue state even bluer.

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'I think it's gross': Katie Hill on Gaetz using her name in op-ed

Former California Democratic Congresswoman Katie Hill, who resigned amid allegations of inappropriate relationships with campaign staffers, reacts to Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz invoking her name in an op-ed he wrote declaring he would not resign over allegations of violating sex trafficking laws -- claims that he denies.

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The problem with Joe Manchin

President Joe Biden has a Sen. Joe Manchin problem. Following the passage of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, the Democrat from West Virginia is starting to exert more of his legislative muscle. As Biden attempts to move forward with his ambitious infrastructure package, Manchin is threatening to cause problems for both the administration and his own party.

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Chauvin trial holds mirror up to police training

Most of the millions of people who have seen the awful video of the death of George Floyd under the knee of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin interpret that event as a murder. Under our democratic model of justice, validating this interpretation, even if it is held by millions, is difficult. It should be. It must be. An accused person is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. This is foundational to a free society, and our adversarial system of trial is intended to promote the sacred presumption of innocence.

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Kentucky Gov. Beshear signs into law bipartisan elections bill expanding voting access

Kentucky Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear signed a bipartisan-supported bill into law on Wednesday that expanded voting access by codifying election recount procedures, online absentee ballot portals and early voting procedures -- an exception to the GOP efforts nationwide to overhaul state election rules in the wake of the 2020 election.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene raises $3.2 million in first 3 months in office

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene announced on Wednesday that her reelection campaign raised an astonishing $3.2 million in the Georgia Republican's first three months in office, after reports detailed her embrace of conspiracy theories and support for executing prominent Democratic politicians.

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CEOs like Jeff Bezos are grappling with new political realities

The political forces governing Washington have changed dramatically this year, with Democrats in control of both the White House and Congress. That's forcing some of the country's most powerful corporations to rethink their approach to contentious policy debates.

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