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Pelosi mad that moderate Dems voting with Republicans; ‘This is not a day at the beach’

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) took a hard line when House Democrats held an emotional debate behind closed doors recently over how to stop losing embarrassing procedural battles with Republicans. “This is not ...

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House Democrats block bill to stop infanticide for 12th time

Late Wednesday, House Democrats blocked a request by Republicans to vote on a similar bill to require medical care and treatment for babies who survive abortions. This was one week after Senate Democrats voted ...

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‘Sliced bread’ to be debated by lawmakers

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Some Missouri legislators hope it will be the greatest thing since sliced bread. That is, they hope to designate July 7 of each year as “Missouri Sliced Bread Day.” State Rep. Rusty ...

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Democrats propose massive 80% tax rate, policies like Venezuela’s

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Following a proposal for a 70 percent tax on the rich by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ilan Omar, a freshman Congresswoman from Minnesota, suggested that wealthy Americans should pay as much as 80 percent ...

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What’s a tiny apartment like in Japan?

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The typical U.S. city has around 1,500 people per square mile. But what’s life like in Tokyo, Japan, where 12 million people reside at a rate  of about 14,339 per square mile? ...

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Democrats to expand abortion in first act of new Congress

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Elections have consequences. In their first act of business today after Nancy Pelosi retakes the Speaker’s gavel from Republicans, House Democrats will make expansion of abortion a priority in their spending bill. ...

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Missouri Republican legislators keep supermajorities

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Perhaps the biggest story of Tuesday’s election in Missouri politics, apart from Republican Josh Hawley’s defeat of incumbent Claire McCaskill, was the strong showing by Missouri House Republicans. Democrats expected a blue ...

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Kansas Republican incumbent in danger of losing to Democrat with over twice the funding

Republican Kansas Rep. Kevin Yoder has raised the largest amount — $1.1 million — a Republican in his district has ever pulled in over a three-month period, but Democratic challenger Sharice Davids ...

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China’s believers face new threat: camera’s in church

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China’s independent churches are facing a new threat: forced to allow the government to spy on who worships in them or face the threat of being shut down. The Zion church in ...

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Missouri August 7th State Primary Preview

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On Tuesday, August 7, Missouri primary voters will go to the polls to select who will be on the ballot in the general election on November 6. Missouri U.S. Senate Race The ...

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