Republicans

Infrastructure

Biden rebuffs GOP infrastructure offer, citing broader goals

President Joe Biden on Friday dismissed a fresh Republican infrastructure proposal that offered modestly more spending but fell short of “his objectives to grow the economy,” the White House said. His reaction cast further doubt on the two parties’ prospects for striking compromise on one of the administration’s chief legislative priorities as deadlines slip and

Employment

New Poll Finds Strong Support for Right to Work in Granite State

No state in the left-leaning, union-friendly Northeast is currently a ‘right to work’ state. New Hampshire Republicans may be about to breach that wall, and a new poll says they’ve got a majority of Granite Staters on their side. A right to work law guarantees that no person can be compelled, as a condition of

Elections

Texas GOP to revive voting bill, Democrats plot next move

Texas Republicans pressed ahead with their push for tougher election laws Tuesday, vowing to ensure Democrats’ weekend victory over one of the most restrictive voting measures in the country would only be temporary. GOP Gov. Greg Abbott prepared to call lawmakers back for a special session to revive the voting measure that died when Democrats

Infrastructure

White House gives GOP 1 week to reach deal on infrastructure

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Sunday time is running short for a bipartisan deal on infrastructure, indicating that President Joe Biden will look to act without Republican support if there is no consensus when Congress returns from its Memorial Day break. “By the time that they return, which is June 7, just a week from

Politics

GOP blocks Capitol riot probe, displaying loyalty to Trump

Senate Republicans on Friday blocked creation of a bipartisan panel to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, displaying continuing party loyalty to former President Donald Trump and firm determination to shift the political focus away from the violent insurrection by his GOP supporters. The Senate vote was 54-35 — six short of

Politics

GOP poised to block bipartisan probe of Jan. 6 insurrection

Photo: Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Senator Richard Burr (R – N.C.) Senate Republicans are poised to block the creation of a special commission to study the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, dashing hopes for a bipartisan panel amid a GOP push to put the violent insurrection by Donald Trump’s supporters behind them.

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