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The 3 economic pledges that will shape Biden's $4 trillion bareknuckle fight over infrastructure

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Joe Biden. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images; Alex Wong/Getty Images Biden is entering a more complicated phase of his presidency, as the fight over his infrastructure plans drags on. Biden's pledges will be tested, including no tax hikes for families earning less than $400,000. McConnell said on Wednesday that "100% of my focus is on standing up to this administration." See more stories on Insider's business page. With the first 100...
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Mitch McConnell draws a red line at $600 billion for infrastructure and jobs - and says Trump tax cuts are off-limits

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Samuel Corum/Getty Images McConnell said the GOP won't cut a deal with Biden above $600 billion on a jobs package. He said there would be "zero" Republican support for Biden's $4 trillion pair of spending packages. Biden has proposed two packages with trillions of spending on physical and social infrastructure. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell drew a $600 billion red line for an in...
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Biden invites Capito to the White House on infrastructure but warns 'it's a no-go from me' if GOP doesn't meet him halfway

President Joe Biden has invited Sen. Shelly Moore Capito back to the White House to discuss infrastructure, the President told reporters Thursday, a week after the West Virginia Republican unveiled a counterproposal to the White House's $2 trillion package.
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Democrats torch the 2-page GOP infrastructure blueprint as 'a slap in the face' and 'a joke'

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR). Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images Democrats assailed the two-page GOP infrastructure blueprint, calling it too meager. One Democratic senator said the GOP was "light years" away from their position. The prospect of a short-term breakthrough on infrastructure appeared scant. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democrats had scathing assessments for the two-page Republican infrastructure outline released on Thursday, an early sign that a bipartisan deal wa...
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Senate Republicans unveil a $568 billion infrastructure package that would keep the Trump tax cuts

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito in the Capitol. AP Photo/Susan Walsh Senate Republicans unveiled a $568 billion infrastructure "framework" on Thursday. It allocates just over half of its spending to roads and bridges, keeping the Trump tax cuts. Democrats are likely to reject the plan as too meager. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Republicans rolled out an $568 billion infrastructure plan on Thursday, kicking off Congressional negotiations on one of President Joe Biden&#...
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U.S. Senator Capito Expects Republican Infrastructure Proposal in Coming Days

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans could produce their own "conceptual" counter-proposal to President Joe Biden's $2.3 trillion...
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Republicans have an idea who should pay to overhaul the country's infrastructure: average people

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) and a group of Senate Republicans speak to reporters outside the White House in February. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Infrastructure talks are gaining steam in Congress, and Republicans are floating new road taxes on drivers. The GOP is lining up against a corporate tax hike, arguing it would hurt job growth. Instead, they're hinting they may support user-fees such as a raise to the gas tax or vehicle mileage tax. See more stories on Insider's business p...
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GOP senators oppose corporate tax hike as 'non-negotiable red line' as they float taxes on drivers to pay for infrastructure

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV). AP Photo/Susan Walsh Sen. Shelley Moore Capito said Republicans were strongly opposed to corporate tax hike. "I think that's a non-negotiable red line," she said, and other top Republicans around her agreed. Republicans are drafting an infrastructure plan that may be mostly financed with taxes on drivers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia said that GOP senators won't budge from th...
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GOP senators oppose corporate tax hike as a 'red line' and float taxes on drivers to pay for infrastructure

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV). AP Photo/Susan Walsh Sen. Shelley Moore Capito said Republicans were strongly opposed to corporate tax hike. "I think that's a non-negotiable red line," she said, and other top Republicans around her agreed. Republicans are drafting an infrastructure plan that may be mostly financed with taxes on drivers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia said that GOP senators won't budge from th...
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Senate Republicans are drafting their own infrastructure plan and want to tax people for it, not corporations

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT). Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Republicans are starting to draft an infrastructure plan in a bid to strike a deal with Biden. It may shift the financial burden of the plan onto people instead of large corporations. The plan could come in at less than half of the $2.3 trillion proposal laid out by the White House. See more stories on Insider's business page. A group of Senate Republicans is assembling an infrastructure plan, part of a bid to...
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GOP Senator says a 'sweet spot' on bipartisan infrastructure deal is less than half of what Biden wants

Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Shelly Moore Capito said a "sweet spot" for a bipartisan infrastructure deal is less than half of what Biden wants. "I would say probably into the $600 or $800 billion, but we haven't put all of that together yet," Capito told CNBC. Other Republicans like Mitt Romney and Bill Cassidy are signaling there's an infrastructure plan being drafted. See more stories on Insider's business page. Repu...
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What’s next after COVID-19 spending plan? Roads, bridges and more

WASHINGTON — Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another top legislative priority — a long-sought boost to the nation’s roads, bridges and other infrastructure that could run into Republican resistance to a hefty price tag. Biden and his team have begun discussions on the possible outlines of an infrastructure package with members of Congress, particularly mindful that Texas’ recent struggles with power outages and w...
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Capito and Manchin: Riot was shameful and Trump bears responsibility

U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito, a Republican, and Joe Manchin, a Democrat, agree that the riot at the U.S. Capitol was a disgrace...
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Senator Tries To Block Frontier's FCC Funding, Citing ISP's Various Failures

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A Republican US senator from West Virginia has asked the government to block broadband funding earmarked for Frontier Communications, saying that the ISP is not capable of delivering gigabit-speed Internet service to all required locations. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) outlined her concerns in a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai last week. Capito told Pai that Frontier has mismanaged previous government fun...
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LIVE RESULTS: West Virginia's Shelley Moore Capito defends her Senate seat from Democrat Paula Jean Swearengin

  Polls have closed in West Virginia Sen. Shelley Moore Capito's face-off against Democrat Paula Jean Swearengin. Capito won her first Senate race in 2014 by 27.6 percentage points. The state overwhelmingly voted for President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. See the live coverage and full results from the U.S. Senate elections. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Polls have closed in West Virginia Sen. Shelley Moore Capito's attempt to defend...
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West Virginia's Shelley Moore Capito defends her Senate seat from Democrat Paula Jean Swearengin

West Virginia Sen. Shelley Moore Capito faces off against Democrat Paula Jean Swearengin. Capito won her first Senate race in 2014 by 27.6 percentage points. The state overwhelmingly voted for President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. See the live coverage and full results from the U.S. Senate elections. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. West Virginia Sen. Shelley Moore Capito looks to defend her US Senate seat against Democratic challenge...
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Utah Sen. Mike Lee tests positive for coronavirus 5 days after attending White House event announcing Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, meets with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, at the Capito on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Al Drago/Pool via AP Sen. Mike Lee said on Twitter on Friday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 after experiencing what he thought were "longtime allergies." "Unlike the test I took just a few days ago while visiting the White House, yesterday's test came back positive," the Republican senator from Utah wrote. Lee attended a c...
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Utah Sen. Mike Lee tests positive for coronavirus 5 days after he went around hugging people without a mask at a packed White House event

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, meets with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, at the Capito on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Al Drago/Pool via AP Sen. Mike Lee said on Twitter on Friday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 after experiencing what he thought were "longtime allergies." "Unlike the test I took just a few days ago while visiting the White House, yesterday's test came back positive," the Republican senator from Utah wrote. Lee attended a c...
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Sen. Capito Named 2019 NSSF Legislator of the Year

By Matt Manda Senator Capito (R-WV) IMG NSSF U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- First-term West Virginia Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) knows a thing or two about hunting, conservation and recreational shooting. It’s part of her heritage and it shows. “Representing a state that is so deeply steeped in not only preserving the Second Amendment, our liberties and freedoms, but also a very vibrant hunting, fishing and sport shooting population…and preserving that for my citizens, has been extremel...
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NSSF Honors Senator Shelley Moore Capito as Legislator of the Year

NSSF Legislator of the Year 2020 Shelly Moore. Newtown, CT -(AmmoLand.com)-The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearm, ammunition, hunting, and recreational shooting sports industry, recognized U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.) as the 2019 National Shooting Sports Foundation Legislator of the Year for her unwavering commitment to protect one of our nation’s most cherished traditions and for fighting to uphold our constitutional rights. Senato...
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Rand Paul Defends His Decision To Not Self-Quarantine Sooner

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) defended his decision to not self-quarantine as he waited for the results of his coronavirus test, in a Monday afternoon statement. Paul, who became the first senator to test positive for the coronavirus on Sunday, said that both the extensive travel that he and his wife had taken in recent weeks and the higher risks he faces following the removal of part of his lung last year prompted him to take a COVID-19 test upon arriving in Washington, D.C. last Monday. Paul said th...
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Newswire: Outdoor News for February 2019

SHARE THE LOVE: JOIN THE I HEART PISGAH ADVENTURE TEAM Asheville city council’s Julie Mayfield is co-director of mountaintrue, one of over 100 organizations who are part of the i heart pisgah coalition. Are you a runner, biker, paddler, hiker, triathlete, adventure racer, or climber who wants to help protect the places where you play? Join our I HEART PISGAH Adventure Team, which includes elite athletes and everyday adventurers who love exploring, enjoying, and protecting public lands. You’ll...
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Trump’s Attempt to Circumvent Congress Leaves Uneasy Senate Republicans With Hard Choice

It remains to be seen whether Senate Republicans will act collectively to try to stop the president or how far into uncharted territory they are willing to follow him.
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EPA Sluggishly Moves To Set Toxins Response Plan After Criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce a plan for dealing with a class of long-lasting chemical contaminants amid complaints from members of Congress and environmentalists that it’s not moved aggressively enough to regulate them. So-called forever chemicals, perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl compounds, or PFAS, pose “a very important threat,” acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said in an interview with ABC News Live ahead of a scheduled briefing Th...
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Republicans Are in Lock Step With Trump on Shutdown. But for How Long?

In Trump country, even some furloughed federal workers are backing the president’s wall demands, and keeping Republican senators in line as the shutdown stretches on.
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Trump Storms Out of White House Meeting with Democrats on Shutdown

President Trump slammed a table, then stormed out of a negotiating session with Democrats, declaring it “a total waste of time” as the shutdown stretches on.
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Pressure Builds on Republican Senate to End Government Shutdown as Trump Prepares a Visit

President Trump’s Oval Office address appeared to do little to change minds as cracks spread among Senate Republicans ready to reopen the government.
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Pressure Builds on Senate to End Shutdown as Trump Prepares a Visit

President Trump’s Oval Office address appeared to do little to change minds as cracks spread among Senate Republicans ready to reopen the government.
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WV Sen. Capito: ‘I Plan To Vote To Confirm Judge Kavanaugh’

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced Thursday that she planned to support Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Notably, Capito graduated from Holton-Arms School in 1971. Christine Blasey Ford, who’s accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were high school students, graduated from Holton-Arms in 1984. Read Capito’s statement announcing her planned vote for Kavanaugh below: My full statement on my support for Judge Brett Kavanaugh and my decision to vote to confirm...
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WATCH: Drake’s “In My Feelings” Video

Drake has finally released the highly anticipated video for Scorpion’s biggest single “In My Feelings,” the fifth single from the album following “God’s Plan,” “Nice For What,” “I’m Upset” and “Don’t Matter to Me.”The video for the song that sparked the summer’s biggest dance craze and viral #InMyFeelingsChallenge stars La La Anthony as Drizzy’s love interest Kiki, Phylicia Rashad as Kiki’s overprotective mother, and Instagram Shiggy—who helped propel the song to #1 by starting the #InMyFeelings...
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