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Washington Post:
Republicans block cap on millions of patients' insulin costs  —  GOP senators move to strip a $35 price cap on insulin under private insurance from the Inflation Reduction Act  —  Republican lawmakers on Sunday successfully stripped a $35 price cap on the cost of insulin for many patients …
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Politico:
Senate Dems pass long-awaited climate, tax and health care bill  —  Senate Democrats passed their signature climate, tax and health care package Sunday afternoon, handing a long-sought victory to President Joe Biden and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer even as the bill hit some last-minute snags.
Joan E Greve / The Guardian:
Senate passes $739bn healthcare and climate bill after months of wrangling  —  Inflation Reduction Act will reduce planet-heating emissions and lower prescription drug costs - and give Biden a crucial victory  —  Senate Democrats passed their climate and healthcare spending package on Sunday …
Discussion: Insider and PoliticusUSA
NBC News:
Senate passes sweeping climate, health and tax package, putting Democrats on cusp of historic win  —  WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats narrowly passed a sweeping climate and economic package on Sunday, putting President Joe Biden and his party on the cusp of a big legislative victory just three months …
Associated Press:
Senate Democrats approve big Biden deal; House to vote next  —  Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, a hard-fought compromise less ambitious than President Joe Biden's original domestic vision but one that still meets deep-rooted party goals …
CNN:
Senate ‘vote-a-rama’ continues with potential new drama for Democrats on sweeping climate and health care bill  —  The Senate is continuing to work Sunday on a series of amendment votes but faced new drama early afternoon as Democrats look to pass their sweeping climate, health care and tax package.
Associated Press:
Biden steps out of the room and finds legacy-defining wins
Discussion: Politico and Wide World of News
Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: The politics of making history
Discussion: Washington Post and Bloomberg
Ken Thomas / Wall Street Journal:
Biden to Resume Schedule After Again Testing Negative for Covid-19, White House Says
Caitlin Dickerson / The Atlantic:
An American Catastrophe  —  As a therapist for children who are being processed through the American immigration system, Cynthia Quintana has a routine that she repeats each time she meets a new patient in her office in Grand Rapids, Michigan: She calls the parents or closest relatives …
Jonathan Martin / New York Times:
Liz Cheney Is Ready to Lose.  But She's Not Ready to Quit.  —  The Republican says her crusade to stop Donald J. Trump will continue — even if she loses her primary next week.  Restoring a “very sick” G.O.P. will take years, she says, “if it can be healed.”
Elise Kaplan / Albuquerque Journal:
‘People are beginning to panic’: Fourth Muslim man killed Friday night  —  On Friday afternoon, Naeem Hussain attended the funeral service for two Muslim men who were killed in the past two weeks.  He joined other mourners afterward, sharing a meal, at the Islamic Center of New Mexico.  Then he left.
Discussion: KRQE-TV
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Emily Cochrane / New York Times:
Live Updates: Senate Nearing Final Vote on Climate and Tax Bill  —  The legislation includes the most substantial investment in history to counter the warming of the planet.  The Senate pushed through the night with a series of rapid-fire amendment votes, with the bill on track to pass as soon as Sunday.
Danielle Kurtzleben / NPR:
Republicans have long feuded with the mainstream media.  Now many are shutting them out  —  I went to Wisconsin in June to report on how abortion rights are affecting the Senate and governor primaries - the idea was to do one story on the Democrats and one on the Republicans.
Discussion: Newsbusters
Ken Meyer / Mediaite:
Brian Stelter Suggests Hunter Biden Turmoil Could Force President to Bail on 2024 Bid: It's a ‘Real Problem’ and ‘Not Just a Right-Wing Media Story’  —  CNN's Brian Stelter questioned whether President Joe Biden might be forced to forgo re-election in 2024 because of his legally-embattled son: Hunter Biden.
Discussion: Breitbart and Newsbusters
Amanda Holpuch / New York Times:
Alabama City Moves to Dissolve Police Department Over Racist Text  —  Leaders of Vincent, Ala., suspended the chief and assistant police chief after a screenshot circulated on social media showing the text message.  —  A small city in Alabama moved this week to disband its three-member police force …
Discussion: New York Post, The Root, Insider and Unsafe
Fox News:
Trump doesn't rule out backing Brian Kemp in Georgia gubernatorial race  —  Trump tells Fox News Digital he's ‘looking’ into supporting Kemp in the Georgia race against Abrams  —  Trump says he'll be ‘looking’ at whether to back Brian Kemp in Georgia  —  Former President Donald Trump …
Discussion: Insider and Politico
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Myah Ward / Politico:
Republican lawmaker warns if party goes too far, abortion could hurt GOP in November  —  GOP Congresswoman Nancy Mace on Sunday warned that Republicans could pay a price in November if they don't reel in extreme takes on abortion policy.  —  The Republican from South Carolina supports …
 
 
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Stephen Pollard / Telegraph:
Amnesty is now utterly morally bankrupt
Jack Khoury / Haaretz:
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Alex Jones' lawyer could face consequences for phone-records release
Lauren Gambino / The Guardian:
Democratic ads boosted extremists in Republican primaries. Was that wise?
Discussion: Politico, CNN and Washington Times
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