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New York state senate majority leader calls on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign

New York state senate majority leader calls on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign

State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins is now calling for the resignation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo — a sign of escalating pressure from members of his own party to step aside amid allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct. The Democratic governor said Sunday he has no plans to step down. “New York…MORE

Biden opposes gutting filibuster despite tough path for some legislative priorities in Senate

Biden opposes gutting filibuster despite tough path for some legislative priorities in Senate

President Joe Biden opposes ending the legislative filibuster despite a slim Democratic majority in the Senate, White House communications director Kate Bedingfield said Sunday, as the administration faces hurdles in pushing the President’s priorities through Congress. “His preference is not to end the filibuster. He wants to work with Republicans, to work with independents,” she…MORE

Infamous tent camp on US-Mexico border drawn down after Biden ends Trump policy

Infamous tent camp on US-Mexico border drawn down after Biden ends Trump policy

A tent camp in Matamoros, Mexico, where hundreds of migrants stayed in deplorable conditions after being subject to a Trump-era policy requiring they stay in Mexico until their immigration court date in the US, has been drawn down, a Department of Homeland Security spokesperson told CNN. Over recent years, migrants have set up camp in…MORE

Manchin defends effort to stall Democrats’ stimulus plan

Manchin defends effort to stall Democrats’ stimulus plan

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on Sunday defended his role in stalling the Senate’s passage of President Joe Biden’s massive stimulus plan for hours into the weekend, saying he was pushing for a “fair compromise” on a tax provision for unemployment benefits. The West Virginia Democrat played a key role in the Senate’s passage of the…MORE