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John Fetterman Blasts Republicans For Blocking $35 Insulin And Vows To Fight Big Pharma

Pennsylvania US Senate candidate Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D) aimed at Republicans for blocking $35 insulin and vowed that, unlike Oz, he would fight Big Pharma.

Chuck Schumer Just Helped Biden Build One Of The Most Consequential Presidencies In History

Senate Democrats delivered a major portion of the Biden agenda and added even more accomplishments to Joe Biden's consequential presidency.

Rick Scott Gets Brutally Busted As He Falsely Claims Democrats Are Cutting Medicare

Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) tried to claim that Democrats are cutting with their reconciliation bill but was called out on Face The Nation.

The Inflation Reduction Act, explained

The climate bill is also a health care bill (and it does a few things on taxes, too).

The significance of the Senate vote on the Inflation Reduction Act

Democrats’ landmark bill on climate, health care, and taxes is a major achievement.

The Senate just passed one of the biggest bills to fight climate change, ever

What’s in the "game changer" climate bill nobody saw coming.

Five Decades in the Making: Why It Took Congress So Long to Act on Climate

The Senate bill avoided the political pitfalls of past legislative attempts by offering only incentives to cut climate pollution, not taxes.

Manchin’s Donors Include Pipeline Giants That Win in His Climate Deal

The controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline is one of several projects the senator has negotiated major concessions for, benefiting his financial supporters.

Biden tests negative for coronavirus after rebound case

The president had been in isolation for a week after testing positive from a "rebound" case of coronavirus infection.

Senate passes Democrats' sweeping health care and climate bill

The Senate is continuing to work Sunday on a series of amendment votes but faced new drama early afternoon as Democrats look to pass their sweeping climate, health care and tax package.

READ: Inflation Reduction Act -- Democrats' sweeping climate and health care bill

The Democratic-backed bill known as the Inflation Reduction Act would represent the largest climate investment in US history. It would also make major changes to health care policy and impose new taxes to pay for it. Read the bill:

Democrats lose effort to cap insulin at $35 for most Americans before passage of Senate reconciliation bill

Senate Democrats failed to realize their longstanding goal of lowering the price of insulin for the more than 150 million Americans with private health insurance as the chamber passed their sweeping climate and health care package.

Senate Dems pass long-awaited climate, tax and health care bill

The majority party guided the legislation they'd labored over for more than a year through a 15-hour vote-a-rama, a last-minute snag with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and several rules challenges.

Biden cleared to leave isolation following 2nd negative COVID-19 test

President Joe Biden has been cleared to break isolation now that he has tested negative for COVID-19 for a second time, he physician announced.

Harris moves within six tie-breaking votes of nearly 200-year-old record

Vice President Harris cast her 25th tie breaking vote with the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act on Sunday, moving her within six votes of the almost two-century-old record held by former Vice…

Winners and losers from the Democratic tax, health care and climate change bill

The Senate has passed a massive climate, tax and health bill that is a big win for Democrats, who have been trying to get some version of the measure completed for much of President Biden’s term in…

Pro-SALT deduction House Democrats say they’ll back Senate bill

House Democrats who are pushing to lift a $10,000 fixed cap on state and local taxes (SALT) said they will support the Inflation Reduction Act, which passed the U.S. Senate on Sunday, even without …

Dems Reject Ban on Middle Class Tax Hikes in 'Inflation Reduction Act'

Senate Democrats rejected an amendment that would ban IRS funds from being used to go after working and middle-class Americans.

Democrats Poised to Spend $3.5 Trillion During Historic Inflation with Republican Help

President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats, with Republican help, are poised to spend $3.5 trillion during decades-high inflation.

The 1/6 Committee Is Using Forensics To Recover Evidence Destroyed By Secret Service

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) of the 1/6 Committee said that they are using forensics to recover the evidence that the Secret Service destroyed.

What could the Inflation Reduction Act mean for you?

Yes, the Inflation Reduction Act might actually help you

Senate Passes Climate, Health and Tax Bill, With All Republicans Opposed

The vote was a major victory for President Biden and Democrats, who are battling to maintain their slim House and Senate majorities in November’s midterm congressional elections.

What's in the Manchin-Schumer deal on climate, health care and taxes

The Democrats' budget reconciliation package, which gained more heft after West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin agreed to add back several climate and tax provisions, was passed Sunday by the Senate on a party-line vote.

Historic climate bill to supercharge clean energy industry

The climate and energy provisions of Democrats' Inflation Reduction Act would speed greenhouse gas cuts and put the U.S. on track to deliver the lion's share of President Biden's target for 2030.

These seven GOP senators voted to keep $35 insulin cap in reconciliation bill

Seven Republican senators voted with all 50 Democrats to maintain a $35 monthly cap on the price of insulin in the Democrats’ $700 billion climate, health and tax reconciliation bill.  The mea…

Senate Passes $700 Billion 'Inflation Reduction' Bill

The Senate on Sunday passed the $700 billion Inflation Reduction Act, a scaled-down version of the Build Back Better Act.

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