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Your guide to what's happening on Capitol Hil

Democrats’ failure on filibuster reform will haunt them

Kyrsten Sinema’s opposition to filibuster reform rests on a myth

Biden changed his mind on the filibuster. It’s not enough.

Chuck Schumer is forcing Democrats to pick a side on the filibuster

Democrats still have a Joe Manchin problem

22 things we think will happen in 2022

Democrats’ unfinished to-do list

Congress is on the brink of an immense health policy failure

Progressives’ biggest fear about the Build Back Better Act has come to pass

Did Joe Manchin just kill Build Back Better on Fox News?

Two ways to read Joe Manchin’s “no” on Build Back Better

The Senate’s last-minute confirmation push, explained

Democrats’ latest attempt at immigration reform is doomed

Turns out the Senate can make an exception to the filibuster if it wants to

Allowing the expanded child tax credit to expire would be a major mistake

Why the Senate is making a one-time exception to the filibuster 

There need to be consequences for Rep. Lauren Boebert’s Islamophobic comments

Why the government is constantly on the verge of shutting down

Congress is getting ready to do what it does best: Procrastinate

Congress is facing a December time crunch. Here’s what to expect.

Why Democrats shouldn’t cut paid leave from their social spending bill

Senate rules could undercut Democrats’ prescription drug plan

House Democrats finally pass a massive social spending bill 

Why Rep. Paul Gosar’s censure matters

States have the power to make or break the infrastructure law

The bipartisan infrastructure law is both historic and not nearly enough

Democrats are set to leave immigrants in the lurch again

What Steve Bannon’s indictment means for Trump’s stonewalling tactics

North Carolina’s extreme new gerrymander, explained

What proposed SALT changes could mean for your next tax bill

House progressives and moderates united to pass a massive infrastructure deal

This may finally be the year Congress lets Medicare negotiate drug prices

Why progressives still aren’t voting for the infrastructure bill 

Cutting paid leave hurts low-wage workers the most

The US is about to make the same pandemic preparedness mistake — again

Congress isn’t going to save the housing market

Democrats may let the best weapon against child poverty fade away

What Democrats are still fighting over in the budget bill

Democrats’ winnowing health care ambitions

Democrats are setting up social policies for painful cliffs

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