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President Joe Biden says he feels "very positive" about reaching a deal on his big domestic policy bill.
"Purple reigns in Minnesota today and every day because of him,” said Sen. Amy Klobuchar in a statement.
Nonpartisan commissions were supposed to take the politics out of redrawing legislative boundaries. But the process isn't going as planned everywhere.
“I am confident, frankly ― not only optimistic, but I am confident that we will reach a deal," Vice President Kamala Harris said.

The Jan. 6 House committee unanimously voted to charge Steve Bannon, a former aide to President Donald Trump, with criminal contempt of Congress for defying its subpoena.
The panel is set to vote to recommend that Steve Bannon be held in criminal contempt of Congress.
The former president tried citing executive privilege in his attempt to keep information out of the hands of those investigating the insurrection.
Various veteran lawmakers deciding to call it quits may not bode well for Democrats as they seek to retain control of the House in 2022.
In slides obtained by HuffPost, Democrats suggested a potential path forward for the Build Back Better bill to win over Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin.
He was impeached on that count in 2019 for his actions in the Ukraine probe but not removed by the Senate. Now he is trying to block the Jan. 6 probe.

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