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Here's why Democrats want to bring back earmarks and Republicans want to ban them forever

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). Joe Raedle/Getty Images/Bloomberg via Getty Images Democrats want to bring back earmarks, but face strong opposition from Republicans. Republicans, who banned earmarks a decade ago, want to permanently do away with them, citing past abuses. Democrats argue that members of Congress use them to receive funding for community projects. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Earmarks used to be a major - and controversial - tool for getting difficult le...
Tags: Florida, Congress, California, Montana, Senate, West Virginia, Barack Obama, Trends, Alaska, House, Arizona, Republican Party, Rubio, Shelby, Manchin, Steve Daines


Stimulus Check Update: When Could Another Economic Relief Payment Arrive?

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Tags: Business, New York, News, Congress, Senate, Joe Biden, Maine, House, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Agi, Susan Collins, Irs, Johnson Johnson, Manchin, Chuck Schumer


Biden hit with first Cabinet defeat as White House withdraws Neera Tanden nomination for budget chief

Neera Tanden. Andrew Harnik/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Biden's pick to head the White House budget office withdrew on Tuesday. Sen. Joe Manchin came out in opposition to Neera Tanden's nomination, jeopardizing her path forward in an evenly divided Senate. Tanden sparked controversy because of her heated attacks on Republicans — and some on the left, too. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden was hit with his first cabinet defeat on Tuesday as his pick t...
Tags: Utah, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Maine, Arkansas, Alaska, Mitt Romney, Ohio


Tanden withdraws her name from OMB consideration

By Alexandra Jaffe | Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition from key Democratic and Republican senators for her controversial tweets. Her withdrawal marks the first high-profile defeat of one of Biden’s nominees. Eleven of the 23 Cabinet nominees requiring Senate approval have been confirmed, most with strong bipartisan support. “Unfortunately, it now seems clear t...
Tags: Congress, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Alaska, Bill Clinton, Capitol Hill, Biden, Gene Sperling, Vermont, Collins, Cabinet


Some Senate Democrats eye changes to unemployment benefits and direct payments in the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) talks with reporters before a series of Senate votes known as vote-a-rama in the Capitol on February 4, 2021. Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Some Democrats are pushing to change unemployment benefits and stimulus checks in the $1.9 trillion stimulus. Manchin suggested a $300 federal jobless benefit ending in the summer; others want money for broadband. Another Democratic senator said she favored lowering the income threshold for the new sti...
Tags: Oregon, Senate, Virginia, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, New Hampshire, House, Mitch McConnell, Getty, Biden, Illinois, Ron Wyden, Capitol, Sen Bernie Sanders, Senate Finance Committee


Some Senate Democrats eye last-minute changes to unemployment benefits and direct payments in the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) talks with reporters before a series of Senate votes known as vote-a-rama in the Capitol on February 4, 2021. Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Some Democrats are pushing to change unemployment benefits and stimulus checks in the $1.9 trillion stimulus. Manchin suggested a $300 federal jobless benefit ending in the summer; others want money for broadband. Another Democratic senator said she favored lowering the income threshold for the new sti...
Tags: Oregon, Senate, Virginia, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, New Hampshire, House, Mitch McConnell, Getty, Biden, Illinois, Ron Wyden, Sanders, Capitol


Stimulus Check Update: When Could Another Economic Relief Payment Arrive?

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Tags: Business, New York, News, Congress, Senate, Joe Biden, Maine, House, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Agi, Susan Collins, Irs, Johnson Johnson, Manchin, Chuck Schumer


Manchin says he’ll never change mind on filibuster

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., who many consider the second-most-powerful politician in the U.S., responded emphatically on Monday when...
Tags: Manchin, Sen Joe Manchin D W Va


Sen. Joe Manchin on ending the filibuster: 'Jesus Christ, what don't you understand about 'never'?'

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) arrives for the Senate Impeachment trials at the Capitol on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images US Sen. Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, said Monday he will "never" change his mind on the filibuster. The filibuster means that 60 votes are needed to pass most legislation in the Senate. "Jesus Christ, what don't you understand about 'never'?" Manchin said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In a d...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, White House, West Virginia, Trends, US Senate, Charles Davis, Reconciliation, Jesus Christ, Capitol, Bloomberg News, Manchin, Joe Manchin, Sen Joe Manchin


Third Stimulus Check: How Could The Economic Relief Package Put More Money In Your Pocket?

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Tags: Business, New York, News, Congress, Senate, Georgia, Joe Biden, Maine, House, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Susan Collins, Irs, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Johnson Johnson, Raphael Warnock


Stimulus Check Update: Some May See Even More Money From Potential Economic Relief Package

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Tags: Business, New York, News, Congress, Senate, Georgia, Joe Biden, Maine, House, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Susan Collins, Irs, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Johnson Johnson, Raphael Warnock


Is This VP Harris Gambit Real?

I've been wrestling all day with this claim that Vice President Harris has the unique ability to overrule the Senate parliamentarian on this ruling about the whether the minimum wage hike can be included in the COVID relief bill. Critically, it's claimed that while the Senate can overrule her it could only do so with 60 votes. That makes all the difference in the world since while all fifty Republicans and Manchin or Manchin and Sinema could overrule her with 52 votes there's basically no way th...
Tags: News, Senate, Josh Marshall, HARRIS, Manchin, Sinema, Editors' Blog, VP Harris Gambit Real


Stimulus Check Latest: Will Your Next Relief Payment Be $1,400?

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Tags: Business, Texas, Budget, News, Congress, Senate, West Virginia, Joe Biden, Maine, House, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Agi


Third Stimulus Check: When Could You Get Another Economic Relief Payment?

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Tags: Business, New York, News, Congress, Senate, West Virginia, Joe Biden, Maine, House, Arizona, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Agi


The $15 minimum wage is struck from the Democratic stimulus plan

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Liz Lynch/Getty Images The $15 minimum wage was struck from the Democratic rescue plan, per a Senate Democratic aide familiar with the decision. It means the Democratic package will not have a wage increase included for hourly workers. Sanders has played a critical role shepherding the provision through the reconciliation process. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Senate parliamentarian ruled on Thursday evening that a $15 minimum wage ...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Congress, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Policy, Democrats, House, Stimulus, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Sen Bernie Sanders, Manchin


Third Stimulus Check: When Could You Get Another Economic Relief Payment?

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Tags: Business, New York, News, Congress, Senate, West Virginia, Joe Biden, Maine, House, Arizona, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Agi


Stimulus Check Update: Why Your Next Relief Payment May Not Be $1,400

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Tags: Business, Budget, News, Congress, Senate, West Virginia, Joe Biden, Maine, House, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Agi, Susan Collins


Miscalculating Sinema and Manchin could end up costing Biden

The message emblazoned on the bright pink sweater Sen. Kyrsten Sinema wore presiding over the Senate this week may not have been intended specifically for the White House, but the words could still offer fair warning to the West Wing.
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Stories, Biden, Manchin, Sinema, Kyrsten Sinema


Republicans risk backlash as they unite against Biden's Covid relief plan

• White House lifts Trump order on immigrant visas • Miscalculating Sinema and Manchin could end up costing Biden
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Biden, Trump, Manchin, Sinema


Ingraham: Democrats making ‘huge mistakes’ by ‘vilifying’ Manchin, propping up Neera Tanden

Democrats are wrong to argue that Sen. Joe Manchin's opposition to the nomination of Neera Tanden to head the Office of Management and...
Tags: Manchin, Ingraham, Sen Joe Manchin, Office of Management, Neera Tanden


Klain on Manchin's objection to Neera Tanden: He 'doesn't answer to us at the White House'

White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain said he “respects” Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) right to oppose the nomination of Neera Tanden to...
Tags: White House, Va, Manchin, Sen Joe Manchin, Ron Klain, Klain, Neera Tanden


Miscalculating Sinema and Manchin could end up costing Biden

The message emblazoned on the bright pink sweater Sen. Kyrsten Sinema wore presiding over the Senate this week may not have been intended specifically for the White House, but the words could still offer fair warning to the West Wing.
Tags: Senate, White House, Cnn, Biden, Manchin, Sinema, Kyrsten Sinema


Manchin Throws Support Behind Interior Secretary Nominee After Tanden Opposition

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) on Wednesday announced his support of Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM) to lead the Interior Department under the Biden administration. Manchin's support for Haaland likely secures her confirmation as the first Native American to hold a Cabinet position. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Biden, Interior Department, Manchin, Joe Manchin, Sen Joe Manchin, Summer Concepcion, Deb Haaland, Haaland, Manchin Throws Support Behind Interior


Manchin Says He'll Vote for Haaland for Interior Secretary

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin says he will vote in favor of New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland to serve as interior secretary, clearing the way for likely approval of her nomination as the first Native American to head a Cabinet agency.
Tags: New Mexico, Cabinet, Interior, Manchin, Sen Joe Manchin, Deb Haaland, Haaland


Sen. Manchin says he will vote to confirm Haaland

• Opinion: The rank hypocrisy over Neera Tanden • AOC rips Manchin over Biden nominee • Biden's CIA pick skates through confirmation
Tags: News, Stories, Cia, Biden, Aoc, Manchin, Sen Manchin, Neera Tanden, Haaland


Stimulus Check Update: Why Your Next Relief Payment May Not Be $1,400

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Tags: Business, Budget, News, Congress, Senate, West Virginia, Joe Biden, Maine, House, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Agi, Susan Collins


Manchin backs Haaland to lead Interior Department

Manchin, the most pro-fossil fuels Democrat in the Senate, is seen as a crucial vote for Haaland’s nomination given the emerging...
Tags: Senate, Interior Department, Manchin, Haaland


Manchin will support Deb Haaland for Interior secretary, boosting her chances

Manchin's swing vote is closely watched in contentious nomination battles.
Tags: Interior, Manchin, Deb Haaland


Manhattan district attorney reportedly subpoenas Bannon's financial records – live

Records related to Bannon’s’s border wall crowdfunding effortSenate postpones vote on Neera Tanden confirmationBiden plans to deliver 25m masks to vulnerable populationsTop executives support Biden stimulus plan in open letterRomney says Trump would win 2024 nomination ‘by a landslide’Sign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 8.34pm GMT Democratic Senator Joe Manchin has announced he will support the nomination of Deb Haaland to lead the interior department.The announcemen...
Tags: Republicans, Congress, Senate, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, Manhattan, Biden, Interior Department, Trump, Interior, Manchin, Joe Manchin


U.S. Senator Manchin to Back Biden Pick for Interior Secretary

By Valerie Volcovici(Reuters) - Democratic Senator Joe Manchin will throw his support behind Congresswoman Deb Haaland to lead the Biden...
Tags: Reuters, Valerie Volcovici, Interior, Manchin, Joe Manchin, Deb Haaland, Biden Pick