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Democrats left scrambling on a $15 minimum wage now that it appears left out of COVID-19 stimulus bill

WASHINGTON – Advocates of a $15-an-hour federal minimum wage scored a temporary victory last week when the House approved the increase in its vote to advance President Joe Biden's COVID-19 relief bill.

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Democrats left scrambling on a $15 minimum wage now that it appears left out of COVID-19 stimulus bill

Lindsey Graham tells Sean Hannity that Democrats should apply "the Republican model" to Andrew Cuomo

Graham apparently referred to Republicans' highly-criticized handling of Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination This article originally appeared on Raw Story Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC, on Monday offered Democrats advice after a third woman came forward with sexual harassment allegations against Democratic Gov.

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Lindsey Graham tells Sean Hannity that Democrats should apply

GOP, Dems announce endorsements for Cl. Co. positions

PLATTSBURGH — As petition-gathering begins today, Clinton County's Democratic and Republican committees have endorsed candidates for most county-level positions up for election this November, though some slots remain open: • Clinton County district attorney: The Democrats have endorsed incumbent Andrew Wylie.

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GOP, Dems announce endorsements for Cl. Co. positions

GARY PEARCE: Cooper's success formula - competence, boosting public education

EDITOR'S NOTE: Gary Pearce was a reporter and editor at The News & Observer, a political consultant and an adviser to former Gov.Jim Hunt.He blogs about politics and public policy at New Day for NC.

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GARY PEARCE: Cooper's success formula - competence, boosting public education

Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer clash on stimulus as Joe Manchin seeks "targeted" relief

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) gave competing takes on the stimulus package as the upper chamber prepares to take up Democrats' COVID-19 relief plans.

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Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer clash on stimulus as Joe Manchin seeks

Assembly Republicans: Democrats backpedal on help for small businesses

NEW JERSEY – At an Assembly session Monday, Assemblyman Hal Wirths moved to immediately pass $300 million in aid to small businesses and non-profits by motioning that his bill (A5085) be made the “order of the day,” which would set it up for debate and a floor vote. Assembly Democrats

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Assembly Republicans: Democrats backpedal on help for small businesses

FROM THE OPINION PAGE — The red wave: Republicans hold majority in W.Va.

Republicans in red-leaning West Virginia have something to celebrate.Newly released voter registration data confirms that there are now more registered Republicans in the Mountain State than any other political party.

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FROM THE OPINION PAGE — The red wave: Republicans hold majority in W.Va.

What’s next for $1,400 checks? Biden weighs lower income threshold; Senate vote looms

Democrats are hoping to pass the stimulus deal into law before March 14, the day that $300 weekly unemployment benefits approved in December’s coronavirus package expire.

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What’s next for $1,400 checks? Biden weighs lower income threshold; Senate vote looms

Florida Influencer Poll: Legislative Session predictions

Experts predict a great Session for Gov.Ron DeSantis.The Legislative Session is here, and Florida Influencers think that, come April 30, Gov.Ron DeSantis will be the big winner.

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Florida Influencer Poll: Legislative Session predictions

Two bills would make a dent in Tennessee’s voter ID laws by letting students use their college IDs

Two bills before the Tennessee General Assembly would chip away, ever so slightly, at the state’s voter ID laws, making it easier for students to vote.

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Two bills would make a dent in Tennessee’s voter ID laws by letting students use their college IDs

What will canceling $10,000 in student debt really do?

With an economy in slow recovery, and the burden of education loans higher than ever, US president Joe Biden is facing increasing pressure from Democrats to wipe out $50,000 in student debt per borrower, and to do so via executive action.

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What will canceling $10,000 in student debt really do?

For Andrew Cuomo, there can be no sexual harassment double standard. He should resign.

If Democrats are to hold the moral high ground on issues of gender equity, respectful and safe workplaces and labor rights, they cannot apply those standards just to those on the opposite side of the aisle.

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For Andrew Cuomo, there can be no sexual harassment double standard. He should resign.

Some journalists aggressively pursue Cuomo, Biden; others face backlash from Left

Now it’s the Democrats’ turn to be mad at the media.And a moment of truth for journalists who have achieved fame and sometimes fortune during a state of virtual war against Donald Trump.

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Some journalists aggressively pursue Cuomo, Biden; others face backlash from Left

Put Florida's needs first

This morning, the Florida Legislature will gather in Tallahassee for the start of the two-month legislative session.Lawmakers have a choice to make.Republicans and Democrats can continue with the kind of partisan posturing that, increasingly, has become its own kind of ritual.

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Put Florida's needs first

Bills to curb wolf numbers advance

Montana Senate votes to allow reimbursements to hunters, trappers who kill the animals HELENA, Mont.

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Bills to curb wolf numbers advance

Winning with Ralph Nader (February 25, 2004)

Listening to Democrats screaming about Ralph Nader’s entry into the presidential race I finally understand the mindset of those Communist dictatorships that used to take such trouble to ensure that the final count showed a 99 percent Yes vote for the Communist Party candidate.

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Winning with Ralph Nader (February 25, 2004)

Ban on most Iowa traffic cameras advances

DES MOINES — A Democratic eastern Iowa senator Monday accused his GOP counterparts of voting to “defund police” by approving legislation that would ban most traffic enforcement cameras, cutting ticket revenue that cities use to fund public safety.

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Ban on most Iowa traffic cameras advances

Buchal: Former county GOP head says party 'fighting to save America's soul'

The former chair of the Multnomah County Republicans says not to trust the media regarding the presidential election.Editor's Note: This column by former Multnomah County Republican Party chair James L. Buchal makes allegations of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election.

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Buchal: Former county GOP head says party 'fighting to save America's soul'

Georgia House Passes GOP Bill Rolling Back Voting Access

Democrats say the legislation furthers Trump’s lies and would disproportionately affect voters of color Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo File Photo: People in the crowd hold up an image of Stacey Abrams and wave and American Flag as President-elect Joe Biden speaks in Atlanta, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, to campaign for

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Georgia House Passes GOP Bill Rolling Back Voting Access

Georgia House Passes GOP Bill Rolling Back Voting Access

Democrats say the legislation furthers Trump’s lies and would disproportionately affect voters of color Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo File Photo: People in the crowd hold up an image of Stacey Abrams and wave and American Flag as President-elect Joe Biden speaks in Atlanta, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, to campaign for

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Georgia House Passes GOP Bill Rolling Back Voting Access