As Biden Weighs Infrastructure, One Group Fights for Inclusion: Mothers

For many mothers newly burdened by the pandemic, resentment lingers that the government is helping too late. Both political parties are now trying to court them.

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How Murray and DeLauro Scored Big Wins in Biden’s Stimulus

After working for decades on the issue, Senator Patty Murray and Representative Rosa DeLauro teamed up to ensure that the stimulus law included a lifeline to the nation’s poorest families.

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Kamala Harris: Women Leaving Work Force During Pandemic Is a ‘National Emergency’

“In one year,” Vice President Kamala Harris said, “the pandemic has put decades of the progress we have collectively made for women workers at risk.”

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Capitol Police Detail Failures During Pro-Trump Assault

The acting chief of the Capitol Police told lawmakers that the department knew days ahead of time of the risk of violence targeting lawmakers but was unprepared when the mob attacked on Jan. 6.

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Should the Child Care Industry Get a Bailout?

Democrats propose $50 billion for a business that is in danger of widespread failure — and that many parents need before they can return to work.

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