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Democrats revisit voting rights legislation around Jan. 6 anniversary

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Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., second from left, holds his history degree with South Carolina State University Interim President Alexander Conyers, second from right, on stage with President Biden and Rodney Jenkins, chair of the Board of Trustees, right, during the South Carolina State University's 2021 Fall Commencement Ceremony in Orangeburg, S.C., on Friday. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Democrats have staked their political future on enacting President Biden's domestic agenda. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats are struggling to sell Biden's agenda. It isn't the first time, either

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters ahead of House passage of Democrats' Build Back Better Act, which now faces changes in the Senate. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., is one of 70 House Democrats that Republicans are targeting to beat in November 2022. Here she greets voters outside the Orange County Registrar's office Sept. 18, 2020 in Orange, Va. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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As the GOP eyes Virginia swing district, is the Biden agenda enough for Democrats?

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Rep. Paul Gosar is censured over an anime video depicting him of killing AOC

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President Biden walks into the U.S. Capitol building with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for an Oct. 28 meeting with House Democrats on negotiations over the party's domestic spending bills. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joined on the left by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., walks to update reporters about spending negotiations at the Capitol on Friday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Sen. Joe Manchin, seen here on Oct. 26, told reporters on Monday that he's not yet ready to back President Biden's $1.75 trillion social spending package. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., and Rep. Tony Cárdenas, D-Calif., emerge victorious in the fourth Anheuser-Busch Brew Across America Congressional Brewing Competition in Washington, D.C. Sean McFarland/LP Creative Studio hide caption

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There's bipartisan cooperation brewing on Capitol Hill ... over beer

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There's bipartisan cooperation brewing on Capitol Hill...over beer

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