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Obama’s Call to Abolish Filibuster Puts Further Spotlight on the Tactic

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In the middle of the election season, Democrats hopeful of capturing the White House and Congress intensify their talk of ending the filibuster to thwart Republican opposition.
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Both sides 'far apart' on coronavirus aid talks [Video]

Both sides 'far apart' on coronavirus aid talks

Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress and top aides to President Donald Trump failed to make substantial progress on a new coronavirus aid bill, saying they are still 'far apart.'

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Feds move to block California’s net neutrality law

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Alleged Twitter teen hacker’s hearing got zoombombed big time

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'Happy Bday to my President and my friend': LeBron James sends birthday wishes to Barack Obama

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Does the Supreme Court's DACA decision give President Trump more power?

The Supreme Court dealt a blow to President Trump at the end of June by ruling against his effort to block the Obama-era DACA program. But could that decision..
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White House rejected aid compromise -Pelosi [Video]

White House rejected aid compromise -Pelosi

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday that she had offered to reduce a proposed coronavirus aid package by a trillion dollars if Republicans would add a trillion to their counter-offer, but the idea was flatly rejected by Donald Trump's White House.

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Biden vs. Trump: Live 2020 Election Updates

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House Democrats can sue to force ex-Trump counsel Don McGahn to testify, appeals court says

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Coronavirus updates: White House, congressional leaders seek deal on second stimulus package; US deaths top 160K; India surpasses 2M cases

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Appeals court rules House has authority to enforce McGahn subpoena

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