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But there’s a way for Chuck Schumer and Kamala Harris to neutralize the two heterodox senators

Senator Joe Manchin. Photo: Sarah Silbiger/Pool/Getty Images


Why the $15 minimum wage failed—and why it’s so damn hard for the Senate to get anything done

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The opposition to the nominations of Deb Haaland and Xavier Becerra follows a familiar trend on the right

Rep. Debra Haaland testifies during her confirmation hearing. Photo: Leigh Vogel/Pool/Getty Images


New DNC chair Jaime Harrison is borrowing from the Howard Dean playbook

Jaime Harrison. Photo: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images


With Democrats looking likely to sweep the Georgia Senate races, basic LGBTQ human rights may finally be in reach

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Americans under the age of 40 are radically underrepresented in Congress

Lawmakers watch the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the Capitol Building
Lawmakers watch the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the Capitol Building
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Even with an obstructionist GOP Senate, there’s a lot a Democratic White House could do

Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2016. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call



The Senate has the votes. It’s going to be hard to stop it.

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