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    View | The GOP’s Self-Defeating Investing Pattern

    Photo: Getty Visuals/iStockphoto What do you get when you cross a Republican with a tech lobbyist? A bipartisan boondoggle. The question is how prolonged the GOP can get absent with its posturing on fiscal restraint. The Senate voted 64-34 to continue on a semiconductor welfare invoice sporting a fictitious $76 billion value tag. Just before the vote, Bulk Chief Chuck Schumer broadcast his intention to lard it up with billions a lot more in governing administration shelling out if he crossed the 60-vote filibuster mark. Sixteen Republican senators signed up. It’s doable the monthly bill could hit $250 billion, all vaguely aimed at selling U.S. “innovation.” The legislation directs federal…

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    Opinion | Biden and Trump Are Each Bums

    I have viewed a lot more than 16 several hours of the Jan. 6 committee hearings and strategy to look at the rest. I have realized some matters, even though not numerous. And I grant that the hearings may well have been far more effective if some intense Republicans—one imagines Rep. Jim Jordan scowling in his shirt sleeves—were present to cross-examine the witnesses. But then I have my individual motive for viewing. I hope they will sweep Donald Trump out of public life and return American politics to their previous, quiet, sure even dull days. The hearings have disclosed that Mr. Trump clearly enjoyed the violence visited on the Capitol…

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    View | How Democrats Missing Their Majorities

    Right after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez echoed a prevalent sentiment on the remaining by contacting the decision “illegitimate” and accusing the justices of “cementing minority rule.” The claim is that the court doesn’t mirror the will of the men and women due to the fact some justices had been appointed by presidents who “lost the well known vote” and Senate majorities whose states collectively account for a minority of the U.S. inhabitants. This argument arises from a broader intellectual existing questioning the legitimacy of Republican electoral ability, which originated in academia and seeped into politics by way of remaining-of-centre commentary. But it’s crucial to…

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    U.S. Senate passes most significant gun bill in decades in wake of mass shootings – National

    The U.S. Senate easily approved a bipartisan gun violence bill Thursday that seemed unthinkable a month ago, setting up final approval of what will be Congress’ most far-reaching response in decades to the nation’s run of brutal mass shootings. After years of GOP procedural delays that derailed Democratic efforts to curb firearms, Democrats and 15 Republicans decided that congressional inaction was untenable after last month’s rampages in New York and Texas. It took weeks of closed-door talks but a bargainers from both parties emerged with a compromise embodying incremental but impactful movement to curb bloodshed that has come to regularly shock — yet no longer surprise — the nation. The…