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October 26, 2021

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Harris to discuss drought, climate change at Lake Mead

WASHINGTON — Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday will highlight the problems caused by Western drought as she visits Lake Mead in Nevada and makes the case for the Biden administration’s infrastructure and climate change proposals that have stalled in Congress. Harris will be briefed by Bureau of Reclamation officials about elevation levels at the […]
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Robert Durst hospitalized with COVID-19, his lawyer says

LOS ANGELES — New York real estate heir Robert Durst, who days ago was sentenced in a two-decade-old murder case, has been hospitalized after contracting COVID-19, his lawyer said Saturday, Defense Attorney Dick DeGuerin said he was notified that Durst was admitted after testing positive for the coronavirus. DeGuerin said he didn’t know Durst’s condition […]
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Democrats Work to Sell an Unfinished Bill

To get around Republican obstruction, Democrats are using a fast-track process known as reconciliation that shields legislation from a filibuster. That would allow it to pass the 50-50 Senate on a simple majority vote, with Vice President Kamala Harris casting a tiebreaking vote. But it would still require the support of every Democratic senator — […]