Disagreements Among Democrats In Congress Are Holding Up Biden's Legislative Agenda

Disagreements Among Democrats In Congress Are Holding Up Biden's Legislative Agenda

President Biden’s legislative agenda hangs in the balance, in large part due to disagreements among Congress members within his own party. Democratic leaders are trying to chart a path forward.


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Disagreements Among Democrats In Congress Are Holding Up Biden's Legislative Agenda

Collins Fitzpatrick, Longest-Serving Circuit Executive, Reflects on Career

Collins Fitzpatrick, Longest-Serving Circuit Executive, Reflects on Career

On Sept. 28, Collins Fitzpatrick will retire as Circuit Executive of the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, after 50 years of service in the federal Judiciary. In 1976, Fitzpatrick was appointed as the Seventh Circuit’s first executive, five years after Congress created the position. He is by far the longest-serving circuit executive in the federal court system.
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Collins Fitzpatrick, Longest-Serving Circuit Executive, Reflects on Career

Jan. 6 Panel Subpoenas Former Trump Officials, Including Mark Meadows, Steve Bannon

Jan. 6 Panel Subpoenas Former Trump Officials, Including Mark Meadows, Steve Bannon

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows is one of four former advisers to then-President Donald Trump who were issued subpoenas Thursday by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.The subpoenas compel four former officials to produce sought-after documents, relevant to the Jan. 6 attack, by Oct. 7 and then sit for a deposition the following week.

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Jan. 6 Panel Subpoenas Former Trump Officials, Including Mark Meadows, Steve Bannon

Plan To Widen Highway In South Carolina Would Cut Through Black And Brown Communities

Plan To Widen Highway In South Carolina Would Cut Through Black And Brown Communities

NPR’s Leila Fadel talks with Omar Muhammad, executive director of the Lowcountry Alliance for Model Communities, on communities in North Charleston, S.C., facing displacement for a highway project.


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Plan To Widen Highway In South Carolina Would Cut Through Black And Brown Communities

Most Of The $47 Billion Meant To Prevent Evictions Hasn't Reached Those Who Need It

Most Of The Billion Meant To Prevent Evictions Hasn't Reached Those Who Need It

Many states have stumbled getting rental assistance from Congress into the hands of people facing eviction. State and local programs are scrambling now that a federal eviction moratorium has ended.


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Most Of The Billion Meant To Prevent Evictions Hasn't Reached Those Who Need It

A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of Currency relating to "National Banks and Federal Savings Associations as Lenders". (S J Res 15) – Passage Passed – House

A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of Currency relating to "National Banks and Federal Savings Associations as Lenders". (S J Res 15) – Passage Passed – House

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A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of Currency relating to "National Banks and Federal Savings Associations as Lenders". (S J Res 15) – Passage Passed – House