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Elizabeth Warren says she will oppose Jerome Powell’s nomination, even as top Democrats express support.

Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat, said on Monday that she would not vote to confirm Jerome H. Powell for…

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Sununu to Run Again for New Hampshire Governor, Rejecting Senate Bid

Gov. Chris Sununu of New Hampshire, a Republican, surprised his party on Tuesday by announcing that he would not run…

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House Democrats Revive Paid Leave Program, Ignoring Manchin’s Concerns

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California announced on Wednesday that she would include four weeks of federal paid family…

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Republicans Block a Second Voting Rights Bill in the Senate

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked legislation to restore parts of the landmark Voting Rights Act weakened by Supreme…

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Manchin Refuses to Endorse Safety Net Bill, Dampening Hopes of a Quick Vote

WASHINGTON — Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia all but dashed hopes for quick votes this week on President…

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Shut Out on Budget Bill, Republicans Take Shots From the Sidelines

WASHINGTON — The biggest legislative negotiation in years is taking place on Capitol Hill and at the White House, with…

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World

Brazilian senators vote to seek 9 criminal charges against Bolsonaro.

RIO DE JANEIRO — A congressional panel in Brazil voted to recommend nine criminal charges against President Jair Bolsonaro, including…

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Manchin Is in the Middle, With Biden’s Agenda in the Balance

WASHINGTON — Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia had breakfast with President Biden at his home in Wilmington on…

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Democrats Weigh Carbon Tax After Manchin Rejects Key Climate Provision

By Coral Davenport and Luke Broadwater WASHINGTON — Some House and Senate Democrats, smarting from a move by Senator Joe…

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Biden and Democrats Push for Budget Deal This Week as Rifts Remain

WASHINGTON — President Biden and Democratic congressional leaders raced on Monday to strike a compromise on a domestic policy and…

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