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Sinema, a politician only Mitch McConnell could love; Joe Manchin remains bleh

Rep. Ruben Gallego is the name most mentioned when talking about running against Sen. Sinema Hello, Friday folks! This week has been sad-face, angry-face, consternation emoji! The Democratic Party—with no help from the Republican Party, of course—is unable to protect the voting rights of Americans. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has virtually no friends other than Mitch McConnell …

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What the Senate Filibuster Assault Means

Washington wisdom once held that while Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema were the public faces of Democratic reluctance to breaking the Senate filibuster, others in the caucus quietly supported the duo. But on Wednesday night, 48 out of 50 Senate Democrats voted to use the “nuclear option” in an attempt to overturn election laws …

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NEW NewsBusters Podcast: More Doocy Time With Biden, PIease

Biden’s second formal press conference of his one-year presidency underlined why he avoids them. In the latest edition of the NewsBusters Podcast, managing editor Curtis Houck — who monitors many Psaki briefings — shares just how Biden’s questioners did. We start with Peter Doocy getting razzed and called nonsensical by the president. He only asked one …

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Mitch McConnell Says Calling Out His Racism Hurts His Feelings

After being criticized for a statement that suggested that African-Americans aren’t Americans, Mitch McConnell said that calling him racist is hurtful. McConnell told reporters in Kentucky: McConnell said this week: “Well the concern is misplaced, because if you look at the statistics, African American voters are voting in just as high a percentage as Americans.” …

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Coronavirus Vaccine, Testing and Mandate News: Covid Live Updates

A booster clinic for teens in Berkley, Mich., a suburb of Detroit, on Thursday.Credit…Emily Elconin for The New York Times Booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines aren’t just preventing infections with the highly contagious Omicron variant — they’re also keeping infected Americans from ending up in the hospital, according to data published on …

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What’s New on HBO Max in February 2022

Screenshot: KIMI/HBO Max Steven Soderbergh is even worse at retiring than Hayao Miyazaki. Despite his stated intent to stop making films and try his hand at painting way back in 2013 (when he said “movies don’t matter anymore”) he’s about to drop his third film in two years (after Let Them All Talk and No …

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