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Stimulus negotiations collapse as Mark Meadows slammed the table and walked out: Nancy Pelosi

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Mark Meadows, photo by Gage Skidmore.

The White House and Congress remain trillions of dollars apart on the next coronavirus stimulus bill.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters following a three-hour negotiation meeting that White House chief of staff Mark Meadows slammed the table and walked out of the meeting, to which Pelosi replied that the Trump administration was slamming the table on our children.

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Here’s some of what Capitol Hill correspondents tweeted following the end of the meeting:

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Alaska’s Senate race gains national attention — and lots of cash — after death of RBG

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On Monday, The New York Times reported that following the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the big recipients of Democratic campaign cash was Alaska Senate candidate Dr. Al Gross.

"For much of 2020, Al Gross’s Senate campaign in Alaska has proceeded as something of an afterthought for most Democrats, a distant contest that was off the radar in terms of determining control of the U.S. Senate. After all, Mr. Gross is not even technically running as a Democrat, an affiliation that might doom him in a conservative state," reported Shane Goldmacher and Jeremy W. Peters. "But in the hours after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death on Friday, Dr. Gross’s campaign as an independent saw an infusion of attention and cash that could reshape the race: Nearly $3 million has poured into his coffers — about as much total money as the campaign had in the bank at the end of July."

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‘Sweep that weasel out’: Cory Gardner triggers outrage by supporting Supreme Court power grab

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On Monday, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), one of the most vulnerable Republicans up for re-election in the Senate, made clear he will support President Donald Trump filling the Supreme Court vacancy.

His announcement triggered immediate outrage on social media.

Cory Gardner effectively just conceded his election. https://t.co/hOvzXsp9bc

— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) September 21, 2020

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Democrats reveal huge fundraising hauls in Senate races after RBG’s death

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Small donor contributions to Democratic Senate campaigns have skyrocketed after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

"From Alaska to Maine to the Carolinas, Democratic strategists working on Senate campaigns described a spontaneous outpouring of donations the likes of which they had never seen, allowing Democrats the financial freedom to broaden the map of pickup opportunities, or press their financial advantage in top battlegrounds already saturated with advertising," The New York Times reported Monday.

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