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Joe Biden's economic advisers are pulling together a sweeping $3 trillion package to boost the economy. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Bipartisan Senate group reaches  infrastructure deal, without tax hikes
  • The infrastructure plan still needs to win enough support within both parties
  • Reportedly, the package amounts to $1.2 trillion over eight years

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Kamala Harris made a trip to Guatemala and Mexico. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI File)

  • Republicans said Kamala Harris was not taking the migration crisis seriously
  • On the other hand, progressives were frustrated about the border policy
  • Senator John Cornyn described her trip as a "missed opportunity"

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The end of talks will increase pressure on the Democrats. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • President Joe Biden's talks with Republicans have collapsed on Tuesday
  • Joe Biden "ended our infrastructure negotiations," said Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell lashed out at the Democratic party

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The January 6 Capitol insurrection by Donald Trump supporters rocked the US. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The report was submitted by two Senate committees on the security failures
  • USCP's main intelligence unit "was aware of the potential for violence"
  • The red tape "hindered" the much-needed National Guard response

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President Joe Biden has his task cut out. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • With the Senate deadlocked 50-50, there is zero margin for defection
  • Republican state legislatures have ramped up what they ostensibly call voter integrity initiatives
  • Manchin warned that Joe Biden's voting reform bill amounts to "partisan voting legislation

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Joe Biden promised last week to fight "like heck" for passage of the legislation. (Photo: AFP)

  • The election reform bill was passed in the House in March
  • Democrats say the bill amends Republican-backed changes that curb voting rights
  • The bill has also faced protests from key Democratic quarters

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JPMorgan previously made donations to multiple US politicians. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The donations were stopped after the January 6 riots
  • Several other companies took similar actions
  • Politicians who address "moral and economic imperatives" will receive the donations

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Senator Mitch McConnell is a member of Republican party.(Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Mitch McConnell says he is 100% focused on stopping Biden's administration 
  • "The Administration’s counterproductive ‘COVID relief bill’ has slowed rehiring," McConnell said
  • McConnell announced his opposition to the bill last week

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Joe Biden's proposal will go to the Congress for approval. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • "We must seize the moment to reimagine and rebuild a new American economy," Joe Biden said
  • $1.8 trillion would go on increased state-funded education and social services
  • Biden wants to raise money by ending corporate tax cut

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Mitch McConnell is the Senate Minority Leader. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The vote was 54 to 35 as six GOP senators voted in favour of the bill
  •  The US Capitol riot led to the deaths of five people and injured about 140 police officers
  • The 9/11 commission had seen 35 GOP senators voting in its favour