Democracy Dies in Darkness
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The majority leader said the wait would allow the Senate to make further progress on President Biden’s nominations and his $2 trillion pandemic relief proposal.
The plan would have pushed out Jeffrey Rosen as acting attorney general and promoted a Trump devotee to lead the Justice Department.
A House lawsuit to enforce a subpoena, stalled since March, awaits a decision by new Treasury officials on whether to drop objections to a release.
Retired four-star Army general Lloyd  Austin also faces the tasks of restoring alliances, making hard budget choices and dealing with questions about possible internal threats.
Senior Democratic lawmakers are drafting legislation to have the IRS send recurring monthly payments to tens of millions of American families.
The Lee Drawing Room features rare 18th-century Chinese hand-painted wallpaper as its backdrop. (Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Post)
The 120-room complex has hosted VIPs including Nikita Khrushchev and Queen Elizabeth II.
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The Capitol Police are investigating the incident, a spokeswoman said.
If they get rid of the filibuster, Democrats could pass everything with 50 votes given Vice President Harris will break ties. But if Republicans vote in unison, Democrats could afford precisely zero defections.
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Federal law enforcement agents across the country detailed on Friday the weapons they say rioters wielded against police during the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol, arguing for some men to be jailed until trial while arresting others for the first time.
In its early days, the Biden administration is setting a different tone toward civil servants.
Keli MacIntosh intended to speak before the Grand Traverse County Board of Commissioners this week with a straightforward demand.
Texas realtor Jenna Ryan began raising funds after publicly seeking but not getting a presidential pardon. 
For these two, the differences in interests and tastes didn’t keep a connection from sparking.
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I tried it. What happened next was not pretty.
The increase was due in large part to non-union workers losing jobs at a higher rate than unionized ones. But growing attention on the plight of workers in recent years has raised hopes among organizers that unions are on the verge of an upswing. 
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Forums that spread QAnon claims and support Donald Trump have fractured or gone offline entirely, raising questions about their long-term viability.
The sizable sums foreshadow the political blitz that Silicon Valley is likely to mount in the face of fresh promises from President Biden and his new Democratic control in Congress that they plan to rein in the tech industry.
Google and Facebook have been in a long-running fight with Australian lawmakers and media companies over whether they should pay news organizations for showing their stories in search results. A Google executive threatened to pull out of the country.
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