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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters after a Republican strategy meeting at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

GOP senators block Democrat election overhaul bill

Tension between the two major parties appears to heat up after the Democrat-backed election bill was blocked in the Senate. On Wednesday, Kamala Harris spoke to the press about GOP senator’s unanimous vote against the so-called Freedom to Vote Act, which aims to federalize U.S. elections.


US President Joe Biden speaks at the dedication of the Dodd Center for Human Rights at the University of Connecticut on October 15, 2021 in Storrs, Connecticut. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden pushes child care program, social spending agenda in Conn.

Joe Biden pushes his agenda on child care as part of his “Build Back Better” initiative. Biden addressed his plans for government-funded child care in the hopes that parents, and more-so mothers, are able to go back to work and make a living, which is a critical part of his social spending agenda.