• Fifty-seven percent of Minneapolis voters defeated a measure to end the police department, which is especially impressive considering that 43 percent of city residents are criminals.
• The House narrowly passed a bill to increase infrastructure spending by $550 billion, with 13 Republicans making up for a few left-wing nos. Republicans believe, accurately, that the spending bears only a passing relationship to the infrastructure improvements we need: It specifically bars any of the money from going to automate the ports, for example. Republicans also thought that passing the bill would aid the Democrats in passing their big “reconciliation” bill, which …
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