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Centrist Dems Sink Biden's Nominee for Top Bank Regulator

Five Democratic senators have told the White House they won't support Saule Omarova to head the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, effectively killing her nomination for the powerful bank-regulator position. Axios: The defiant opposition from a broad coalition of senators reflects the real policy concerns they had with Omarova, a Cornell University law professor who's attracted controversy for her academic writings about hemming in big banks. Their opposition also hints at a willingness ...
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Manchin, Sinema sidestep saying if they support Biden framework

Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), two key moderates, both sounded positive Thursday about their talks with the White...
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Gun Control’s Unholy Union With Hollywood Is Too Rich

By Larry Keane Hollywood gun control IMG: iStock-1145895508 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Gun control groups are recruiting Hollywood elites to sell the reasons why more gun control is necessary. Never mind these same Tinseltowners live within gated, secure neighborhoods and often pay for private security details whenever they feel like it. They haven’t learned the lessons that nothing is more off-putting than Hollywood hypocrisy, so they’re going for a sequel. The Giffords gun control group is p...
Tags: Hollywood, Guns, Washington, Senate, America, Joe Biden, House Of Representatives, Michael Bloomberg, Rich, Kamala Harris, HARRIS, Variety, NSSF, Giffords, Sens Joe Manchin, Gun Rights News


Dem. Senator Bucks Party, Calls to Pass Emergency Small Business Loan Funding ‘ASAP’

Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D., Ariz.) on Thursday called on the Senate to pass emergency funding for federal small business loans as soon as possible, bucking Democratic senators who are pushing for additional demands.The Paycheck Protection Program "is going to run out of funding soon - the Senate should approve additional funding by unanimous consent ASAP," Sinema wrote on Twitter on Thursday. "Small businesses need our help to survive during this emergency."The PPP, the emergency loan program es...
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The last 2 Democratic Senate holdouts vote to convict Trump

It won't change the course of the Senate trial's outcome, but the Democrats wound up sticking together during Wednesday's vote.The last two holdouts among Democratic senators, Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), decided they had seen enough to convict President Trump on both abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Manchin was seen as an especially likely candidate to possibly give Trump a bipartisan acquittal, but he said, in the end, he "reluctantly" reached...
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Here's how diverse the 116th Congress is set to become

Women and nonwhite candidates made record gains in the 2018 midterms.In total, almost half of the newly elected Congressional representatives are not white men.Those changes come almost entirely from Democrats; Republican members-elect are all white men except for one woman.It's clear from Wednesday's freshman class photo of the 116th Congress that the members-elect are set to change the composition of both chambers quite visibly they head to Washington in January. Among the most notable changes...
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