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Haris Alic

Haris Alic

Haris Alic is a reporter for The Washington Times covering Congress and energy issues. Before joining the paper, Alic worked at Breitbart News where he was the lead political reporter covering President Joe Biden and the 2020 campaign. Originally from New York, he got his start in journalism as a staff writer at the Washington Free Beacon.

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Articles by Haris Alic

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York holds a news conference Thursday, March 25, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP) **FILE**

The Schumer sidestep: Dem leader eyes arcane gambit to stymie GOP filibuster

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer is maneuvering to pass a third bill this year using budget reconciliation, an obscure procedure that sidesteps the filibuster and allows Democrats to ram through President Biden's agenda without the support of a single Republican. Published March 29, 2021

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., left, and wife Gayle Conelly Manchin arrive for a State Dinner with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and President Donald Trump at the White House, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden plans to appoint Manchin's wife to plum post

President Biden intends to appoint the wife of the Senate's top swing vote, West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin III, to a plum federal position that pays upwards of $160,000 annually. Published March 28, 2021