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Biden urges Republicans to support legislation to protect voting right

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday called on Republican lawmakers to join Democrats in passing the federal legislation that will protect Americans’ right to vote, given a cascade of restrictive voting laws have been enacted in Republican-controlled states. Delivering an impassioned speech in Philadelphia, the president …

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Biden’s massive spending package tough sell to Republicans

Biden is proposing a massive package of around 4.1 trillion dollars Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden intends to pass two spending plans worth over 4 trillion U.S. dollars, but Republicans are blasting the package as wasteful and overpriced. Biden is proposing a massive package that includes infrastructure and …

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Trump defender Stefanik elected as House Republican Conference chair

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. House Republicans on Friday morning voted for former President Donald Trump’s staunch defender Elise Stefanik to fill the No. 3 House GOP leadership position of conference chair. Publicly supported by Trump and top House Republican leaders, Stefanik was elected on a 134-46 vote. The voting came …

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Pelosi nominated speaker by House Democrats for two more years

Washington, US | Xinhua | U.S. House Democrats on Wednesday nominated Speaker Nancy Pelosi to remain atop the party in the lower chamber of the U.S. Congress for two more years. Pelosi, aged 80, was approved with a caucus voice vote conducted virtually. The caucus on Wednesday also reelected Steny Hoyer …

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