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House Democrats tell Senate: exempt voting rights bill from filibuster
Filibuster exception would allow Democrats to push through their voting rights reform bill over unanimous Republican opposition

Hugo Lowell in Washington

13, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘It’s a hotbed’: Miami’s role in Haiti murder plot fits decades-long pattern
Exile communities, ready supply of military veterans, history of corrupt politics and drugs money make city a nexus for mayhem.

Julian Borger

13, Jul, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Texas Democrats flee Austin: ‘We are now taking the fight to our nation’s Capitol’ – as it happened
Republicans attempting to use special legislative session to pass bill – follow all the day’s politics news live

Sam Levin (now) and Joan E Greve and Joanna Walters (earlier)

12, Jul, 2021 @11:59 PM

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Biden to denounce Trump’s lies about stolen election in Tuesday speech
Jen Psaki said he will also ‘decry efforts to strip the right to vote’ as Republican state legislatures pass voter suppression bills

David Smith in Washington

12, Jul, 2021 @10:47 PM

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Health warnings as Death Valley scorches in 54.4C heat
Severity of hot spell in western US underlines dangerous impact of human-caused climate disruption

Jonathan Watts

12, Jul, 2021 @6:53 PM

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Bay of Pigs veteran among victims of Miami condo collapse as toll rises to 94
Juan Mora, 80, who died with his wife and son in the Surfside disaster, took part in the abortive 1961 invasion of Cuba

Ed Pilkington in New York

12, Jul, 2021 @3:22 PM

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‘Traumatizing and abusive’: Immigrants reveal personal toll of ankle monitors
While Biden promotes electronic bands as alternative to detention, advocates urge proper legal help for immigrants show up to court

Sarah Betancourt

12, Jul, 2021 @2:03 PM

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Denver: four arrested and weapons seized ahead of MLB All-Star Game
Police discover weapons at downtown hotel but FBI say ‘no reason to believe this incident was connected to terrorism’

Guardian staff and agencies

12, Jul, 2021 @11:53 AM

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Bernie in Trumpworld: Sanders visits ‘imperative if democracy is to survive’
Vermont senator tells New York Times $2tn or $3tn will not be enough for new infrastructure package

Martin Pengelly in Washington

12, Jul, 2021 @11:19 AM

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Wildfires burn as heatwave grips US west coast | First Thing
Blazes in the north of California are threatening power supplies amid record-high temperatures. Plus, Haiti crisis deepens after president’s assassination

Vivian Ho

12, Jul, 2021 @10:21 AM

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The push to clear homeless camps from Venice Beach: ‘I don’t know where we’ll go’
The city has pledged to find shelter for unhoused residents at the beach boardwalk, but some fear they will just be shuffled along

Sam Levin in Venice, California

12, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Biden’s clean energy plan would cut emissions and save 317,000 lives
A new report has found that a policy standard would be most effective to reach the goal of 80% renewable energy use by 2030

Oliver Milman

12, Jul, 2021 @4:01 AM

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