Tag : Vetoes (US)

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How a Very Weird Quirk Might Let Michigan Republicans Limit Voting Rights

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At first glance, the partisan battle over voting rights in Michigan appears similar to that of many other states: The Republican-led Legislature, spurred by former...
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Asa Hutchinson on Arkansas’s Anti-Trans Law and the G.O.P. Culture Wars

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In recent weeks, a number of Republican state legislatures have introduced bills placing new restrictions on transgender rights and medical care. One of the farthest-reaching...
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State Lawmakers Defy Governors in a Covid-Era Battle for Power

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Partisan warfare over pandemic lockdowns and mask-wearing is on the wane in Washington: A bitter presidential election has been decided, coronavirus cases are plummeting nationally...
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Congress Poised to Apply Banking Regulations to Antiquities Market

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The antiquities trade, which regulators have long feared provided fertile ground for money laundering and other illicit activities, will be subject to greater oversight under...
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Senate Overrides Trump’s Veto of Defense Bill, Dealing a Legislative Blow

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WASHINGTON — The Senate on Friday voted overwhelmingly to override President Trump’s veto of the annual military policy bill, mustering bipartisan support to enact the...
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Democrats Try and Fail to Jam $2,000 Stimulus Payments Through House

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WASHINGTON — The fate of $900 billion in pandemic aid will remain in limbo over the Christmas break after House Democrats tried and failed on...
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How Trump’s Attack on Relief Bill Has Divided GOP

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“Republicans are in grave danger if they continue to do the very swamp crap the president ran against,” Representative Chip Roy of Texas said in...