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WASHINGTON — The House rushed headlong Tuesday into a vote on legislation to fund the government, suspend the federal debt limit and provide disaster and refugee aid, forcing a showdown with Republicans who oppose the package despite the risk of a fiscal crisis.

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ARVADA, Colorado — President Joe Biden tried to advance his domestic spending plans Tuesday by touring a renewable energy lab in Colorado to highlight how his clean-energy proposals would help combat climate change and create good-paying jobs along the way.

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WASHINGTON — Fearful of Donald Trump's actions in his final weeks as president, the United States' top military officer twice assured his Chinese counterpart that the two nations would not go to war, according to a forthcoming book.

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BOISE, Idaho — President Joe Biden on Monday pointed to wildfires burning through the West to argue for his $3.5 trillion spending plan, calling year-round fires and other extreme weather a climate change reality the nation can no longer ignore.

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MONTGOMERY — The first-ever “Alabama Statehouse-to-Prison Pipeline” report, issued recently by the ACLU of Alabama, reveals that 13.89% of all House bills and 6.67% of all Senate bills introduced by Alabama legislators during the 2021 Legislative Session created new crimes, enhanced existing…

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MONTGOMERY — Alabama House Republicans met for more than two hours Wednesday to discuss their potential support for and concerns about draft legislation to build new prisons and renovate old ones.

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WASHINGTON — The collapse of the Afghan government, a surge of COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant, devastating weather events, a disappointing jobs report. What next?

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