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Doing right isn't the secret to Dems' 2022 success

We are frequently told that the key to the Democrats' chances in the 2022 midterm elections is for President Joe Biden's administration and the Democratic majority in Congress to deliver meaningful legislation for the American people.

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Schumer announces deal to extend debt ceiling through early December

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Thursday morning that a deal has been reached for an extension of the nation's debt ceiling through early December, a major breakthrough to avert economic disaster that comes after weeks of partisan deadlock over how to resolve the issue.

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Democrats explore new options to raise debt ceiling amid deepening standoff with GOP

Democratic senators are scrambling to find a way to avert a potential debt default as soon as next week amid a high-stakes standoff with Republicans -- and are privately discussing whether it's possible to change Senate rules so the borrowing limit can be raised by a simple majority vote, according to multiple sources at closed-door sessions.

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Supreme Court's new term could see landmark rulings on abortion, guns

For the first time in more than a year, the Supreme Court will convene in its crimson velvet-lined majestic chamber Monday to begin a new term and hear some of the most divisive issues of the day at a time when the Court's institutional legitimacy is under attack and the majority of the public doesn't approve of the job the justices are doing.

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Opinion: Democrats' tax plan puts their fragile majority at risk

Back in July I pointed out that the Democrats' massive $3.5 trillion reconciliation spending plan put their fragile congressional majorities at risk. Since then, and to make matters worse, House Democratic leaders tied passage of this partisan reconciliation spending to the painstakingly negotiated bipartisan infrastructure bill passed by the Senate last month, which now awaits consideration by the House. In other words, the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, which is desperately needed and has broad bipartisan support, is being held hostage until the votes are secured to pass the partisan $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill.

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Watch Newsom speak after defeating recall effort

California Gov. Gavin Newsom addresses his supporters after surviving the GOP-backed recall effort. CNN projected that the governor will remain in office after a majority of voters voted "no" in Tuesday's recall election.

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Trump's House GOP enemies get boost from McCarthy's leadership team

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and his leadership team are quietly working to prop up some of the GOP incumbents targeted by former President Donald Trump, putting the California Republican directly in the crosshairs of the right as he seeks to win back the majority.

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