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Manchin sees ’no circumstance’ for voting to kill filibuster

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) drew a hard line Wednesday on voting to weaken or eliminate the legislative filibuster, pushing back on hopes to pass President Joe Biden’s agenda by limiting Senate Republicans‘ legislative power. “The filibuster is a critical tool to protecting that input and our democratic form of government,” Manchin wrote in a Washington Post op-ed. “That is why…

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Ilhan Omar: Chauvin trial 'retraumatizing' community

Minneapolis Rep. Ilhan Omar said the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd’s death, has been "retraumatizing" for her community. "I mean, it’s been retraumatizing. It’s been really hard," Omar said on CNN’s "State of the Union." "I have tried to avoid watching. I know a lot of us here…

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