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Senate proposal lays path for universal pre-K

Aug 10, 2021
For many 3- and 4-year-olds, pre-K is the real start to their education. Some cities already fund programs.
Pre-K students at Yung Wing School in New York City. A major bill created by Democrats in Congress includes federally funded universal prekindergarten.
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What is budget reconciliation, and how might Democrats use it to pass COVID relief?

Feb 3, 2021
The process allows senators to avert a filibuster and bring a bill to a vote with a regular majority, but only in specific cases.
Democratic senators might use the reconciliation process to stop a potential Republican filibuster on President Biden's relief bill.
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Small radio stations in Georgia benefit from big spending on U.S. Senate races

Dec 31, 2020
From classic rock to gospel, even music stations are seeing a bump in ad revenue from the Senate runoffs.
A supporter holds a sign during a campaign rally for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff on Dec. 3, 2020 in Kennesaw, Georgia.
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Runoff in Georgia Senate races would mean big spending

Nov 6, 2020
Candidates are likely to use money to double-down on TV and online advertising, and to get out the vote.
The runoff races in Georgia will likely focus on people who voted third-party in the general election.
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