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Senate Parliamentarian Kicks $15 Minimum Wage Out of COVID-19 Relief Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 26, 2021 at 9:00am 2/26/2021 at 9:00am
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Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough ruled the Democrats cannot include the $15 minimum wage hike in the COVID-19 relief bill under budget reconciliation.

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Having Lost Impeachment Trial, Dems Now Considering 14th Amendment Disqualification Against Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 2:00pm 2/14/2021 at 2:00pm
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Even before the Senate voted Saturday to acquit Donald Trump for the second time, the discussions about either censuring Trump or invoking the 14th Amendment against him were fast and furious among Democrats and their allies in the mainstream media.

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Dawn of The Dead-On-Arrival Impeachment Trial – Defense Case LIVE

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 12, 2021 at 12:00pm 2/12/2021 at 12:00pm
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President Donald Trump’s defense team starts its defense at 12 p.m. ET.

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GA Election Board Investigating Sen. Warnock for Voter Registration Fraud

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 1:00pm 2/11/2021 at 1:00pm
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Forbes reported the Georgia State Election Board voted unanimously to investigate new Sen. Raphael Warnock for voter registration fraud.

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Impeachment Trial: Trump Lawyers Present Arguments on Constitutionality of the Trial

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 1:00pm 2/9/2021 at 1:00pm
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The Senate kicks off President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial today at 1 p.m. ET.

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Trump’s Lawyer Previews Defense Strategy, Says Will Use Videos of Democrats During Trial

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 7, 2021 at 12:00pm 2/7/2021 at 12:00pm
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Last week, President Trump announced a new team of lawyers who would be presenting his defense during the Senate’s impeachment trial, which is scheduled to begin later this week.

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Dems Defeat Amendment Withholding Taxpayer Money to Public Schools That Don’t Open After Vaccinations

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 5, 2021 at 9:00am 2/5/2021 at 9:00am
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Republican Sens. Roy Blunt and Tim Scott offered an amendment to the $1.9 trillion relief proposal to deny taxpayer money to public schools that do not open even after teachers get the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Schumer Calls McConnell’s Filibuster Request ‘Unacceptable’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 22, 2021 at 7:00pm 1/22/2021 at 7:00pm
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The Democrats and Republicans split the Senate 50-50, but Democrats have a slight majority since Vice President Kamala Harris holds the tie-breaking vote.

But what about the filibuster? That is one topic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell must decide in their power-sharing agreement discussions.

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NBC Poll: Trump Retains Overwhelming Republican Support, Overall Job Approval Steady Since Election

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 18, 2021 at 9:00pm 1/18/2021 at 9:00pm

The media has bombarded us with headlines that President Trump will leave office with his lowest approval rating (the number most often cited is Pew’s 29%).  An interesting thing happens, however, when pollsters poll registered voters instead of whoever answers a phone.

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Impeachment Problem? Chief Justice Roberts May Not Have Constitutional Authority To Preside At Trial Of FORMER President

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 7:30pm 1/16/2021 at 7:30pm
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Donald Trump no longer will be president as of noon on January 20, 2021, when Joe Biden is sworn in. At some point after that, possibly just hours, the Senate under control of Democrats will initiate an impeachment trial of the then-former president.

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Impeachment 2.0 – No, the Senate cannot convict Trump after he leaves office

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 12:30pm 1/13/2021 at 12:30pm
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The U.S. House will be voting today to impeach Trump. It’s a done deal because Democrats have the majority, and probably will get about 20 Republicans to join them. Then it eventually heads to the Senate for trial, where Mitch McConnell has said the earliest a trial could be held under...

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LIVE UPDATES — Capitol Hill Protest Fallout

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 12:31pm 1/7/2021 at 12:31pm
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We will put updates here throughout the day on anything related to the violence on Capitol Hill yesterday.

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Pence Speaks at the Senate: ‘You Did Not Win’ and ‘This is Still the People’s House’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 8:15pm 1/6/2021 at 8:15pm
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Vice President Mike Pence addressed the Senate as they made their way back to work after a horrible day at the U.S. Capitol.

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LIVE: Congress Counts Electoral Votes, Some Republicans Plan to Challenge Results

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 12:00pm 1/6/2021 at 12:00pm
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Congress will convene at 1 p.m. ET to count the 538 electoral votes. At least 12 Republican senators will challenge the results along with a handful of Republican House members.

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Georgia Senate Runoff RESULTS — Warnock Wins, As of Tuesday Night, Other Race Still Too Close to Call

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 7:00pm 1/5/2021 at 7:00pm
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Georgia voters are picking their U.S. senators on Tuesday.

This election will determine which party controls the senate. However, if it splits tonight, the control would go to the democrats since Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be the tie-breaking vote.

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Conservative College Students Head to Georgia to Help Republicans Retain Control of Senate

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 10:00am 1/5/2021 at 10:00am
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These students knocked on doors and made phone calls. They get an A for effort, no matter the outcome.

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Conservative students descend on Georgia en masse to defend Republican Senate majority

Georgia voters will decide on Tuesday which party controls the U.S. Senate. Conservative students plan to make a difference...

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‘Twas the Day Before Georgia Senate Elections: Trump, Biden Holding Rallies for Candidates

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 4, 2021 at 11:00am 1/4/2021 at 11:00am
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Georgia voters hit the polls on Tuesday to elect their U.S. senators. These votes will determine if a party will hold the majority or ends up 50-50.

But could President Donald Trump’s Saturday phone call to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger affect the outcome? The story is definitely clouding over the...

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