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Being in alliance does not mean taking VRS: Congress hits back at regional parties

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US Congress on verge of approving most important gun control bill in decades [Video]

US Congress on verge of approving most important gun control bill in decades

A bipartisan gun violence bill is on the verge of winning congressional approval, in what would be the most sweeping political response to mass shootings in the US in decades.

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US Senate passes a bill on gun violence, Congress to give the final nod | Oneindia News *News [Video]

US Senate passes a bill on gun violence, Congress to give the final nod | Oneindia News *News

The US Senate on Thursday gave its nod to the gun violence bill and now the bill will be presented in front of Congress for its approval. #Gunviolencebill #GunlawsinUSA #GunviolenceinUSA

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Maharashtra: Shiv Sena legislators' fear of losing seats to MVA partners feeding Shinde's revolt

One of the key reasons behind the revolt in the Shiv Sena is the fear among its legislators that they would lose ground to alliance partners NCP and Congress if..
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Maharashtra political crisis: 'PM Modi should visit flood-hit Assam, not crush MVA govt,' says Congress

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Biden Calls for Gas Tax Holiday [Video]

Biden Calls for Gas Tax Holiday

Biden Calls for , Gas Tax Holiday. Biden Calls for , Gas Tax Holiday. Politico reports that on June 22, President Biden asked Congress to approve a three-month pause on federal gas tax. The request is the president's latest attempt to provide struggling Americans relief amid surging inflation. . Biden also encouraged states to follow suit during that time period or offer discounts in other ways. But Politico reports the idea of a gas tax holiday hasn't gone over well with House Democrats. I’ve not been a proponent of the gas tax. I just don’t know that it gives much relief, Steny Hoyer, House Majority Leader, via Politico . Typically, revenue from federal gas tax funds road-building projects. Biden says that going forward with a tax holiday is “not going to have an impact on major road construction and major repairs.”. Biden says that going forward with a tax holiday is “not going to have an impact on major road construction and major repairs.”. According to the White House, the three-month tax suspension would take $10 billion from the trust fund, but it could be offset via other avenues. According to the White House, the three-month tax suspension would take $10 billion from the trust fund, but it could be offset via other avenues. While some lawmakers have expressed support for the idea, Congress doesn't seem to be on board as a whole

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