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Schumer vows to push forward with filibuster change: 'The fight is not over'

  Schumer vows to push forward with filibuster change: 'The fight is not over' Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Monday vowed to move forward with a likely doomed effort to change Senate filibuster rules as part of an effort to pass voting rights legislation.Schumer - speaking at a National Action Network event with Al Sharpton, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and others - acknowledged that the bid to change the legislative filibuster is a "tough fight" but said he and other Democrats would push ahead. The Democratic leader's remarks come after Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) reiterated last week that they don't support changing the Senate rule, which requires 60 votes for most bills to advance.

At Olympia 2022, there will be a female and a male flag carrier in the German team. Who do the Sport1 users choose?

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Beijing ahead of his shadows. ( Service: The Schedule of Olympia 2022 )

Dems barrel toward showdown to change Senate rules — and failure

  Dems barrel toward showdown to change Senate rules — and failure Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is moving ahead on an evening vote, despite the immovable opposition of Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema. © Francis Chung/E&E News Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is with other Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill Jan. 18, 2022. Wednesday’s vote is the culmination of several failed attempts to pass the elections reform legislation, which Republicans unanimously oppose. While progressives hoped the stalled elections bill would lead Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Sinema (D-Ariz.) to endorse weakening the Senate’s 60-vote threshold, the two senators remain unmoved.

On February 4th is the time: then start with the opening ceremony officially the Olympic Winter Games 2022. Germany will be represented with over 140 athletes and athletes. (News: All current information about Olympia 2022)

A highlight of the ceremony: the enema of the individual nations. There is traditionally an athlete or a athlete who is allowed to run with the German flag before the games. (Data: All results for Olympia 2022 )

Emily's List, NARAL pull support of Sinema over filibuster opposition

  Emily's List, NARAL pull support of Sinema over filibuster opposition Abortion rights groups have traditionally not been supportive of abolishing the filibuster in fear that it could backfire on them once conservatives regain control of Washington.The Wednesday night vote on the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act was 49-51, falling short of the 60 needed to defeat a filibuster. In a 48-52 vote, the Senate were unable to pass a motion by Democrats to change the rules and impose a "talking filibuster," aimed at passing voting rights legislation without Republican support. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., and Sinema voted with Republicans to reject the rule change.

Olympia 2022: Two German flag carriers

in Pyeongchang was allowed to enter the Nordic combination Eric Frenzel with the flag. In the summer games last year in Tokyo, Laura Ludwig and Patrick Hausding were first nominated two Germans. So it will be in China: Together, a woman and a man from the German Olympic squad will carry the flag.

But whom do the sport1 users want to see as a flag carrier? At the women are ice fasting Claudia Pechstein, Rennbodlerin Natalie Geisenberger and Snowboarder Ramona Hofmeister to choose from. For men, Francesco Friedrich (BOB), Moritz Müller (Hockey) and Tobias Wendl (race tobogganing) are nominated.

Which athlete pair should carry the flag? Your opinion is asked!

The official vote for the German flag carrier can be found on the website of the Team Germany. ( Here's the Voting )

The choice is divided into two parts. On the one hand, the public chooses, on the other hand, the athlete of the Team Germany. The voices of both groups are counted and the percentages of both groups per athlete * adds into. Anyone who then has the highest percentage rate in the women and men, together carries the flag into the Olympic Stadium in Beijing.

can be tuned online until January 30 (23.59 o'clock CET).

US Navy working to recover F35 from South China Sea .
Multimillion-dollar fighter jet fell into the disputed waters after a landing accident in which seven sailors were hurt.The pilot ejected safely but was among seven military personnel who were hurt in the incident.

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