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Congress is out of session with lawmakers back home for the holiday recess -- a traditional time for fireworks, parades, and yes, politicking. ...
Some of the key moderate Democratic senators needed to confirm President Biden's pick to run the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, David Chipman, are still undecided about whether they will vote for the controversial nominee who has a history of working with high-profile gun control groups. ...
With a 50-50 Senate and a very narrow margin in the House, every Democratic member of Congress has leverage in infrastructure negotiations. E.J. Dionne, opinion columnist for the Washington Post, says “In this process, everybody is Joe Manchin.” ...
Former Sen. Ben Nelson (D-NE) said Tuesday on CNN's "New Day" that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has too much power, which is putting the Senate on "life support." | Clips ...

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