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Jim Jordan latest Republican lawmaker to clash with Fauci during congressional hearing

Added: 16.04.2021 16:43 | 5 views | 0 comments

Rep. Jim Jordan's contentious exchange with top government epidemiologist Anthony Fauci Thursday was only the latest in a string of spats between Fauci and congressional Republicans.

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Bank CEOs to testify as US Congress ramps up scrutiny of Wall Street

Added: 16.04.2021 6:23 | 4 views | 0 comments

The virtual hearings scheduled for May 26 and 27 could determine how much legislative and political risk the biggest banks will face through 2022

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[Ticker] Biden sanctions Russia for US election interference

Added: 16.04.2021 6:21 | 8 views | 0 comments

The Biden administration has announced the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and broad sanctions against Russian officials and companies in retaliation for Moscow's interference in elections and cyber-espionage campaigns, The Guardian writes. "I have determined that specified harmful foreign activities of the [Russian] government … constitute an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States," Biden wrote in a letter to Congress.

Support for reparations has grown. But it’s still going to be a hard sell for Congress.

Added: 15.04.2021 22:51 | 27 views | 0 comments

As the fight for reparations moves forward, major obstacles remain.

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Progressive activists pledge to push the court packing legislation into law

Added: 15.04.2021 22:45 | 10 views | 0 comments

Progressive activists Thursday rallied around new court-packing legislation and pledged to do the grassroots work to convince the Democratic-led Congress to pass the legislation to create a 13-member Supreme Court. 

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McConnell says Sinema, Manchin could 'save' filibuster for GOP

Added: 15.04.2021 22:38 | 11 views | 0 comments

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has urged his fellow GOP senators to lay off negative rhetoric directed at two Democrats, Senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, who have advocated to protect the congressional practice known as the filibuster

Live updates: Biden calls U.S. sanctions on Russia for interference in 2020 election ’measured’

Added: 15.04.2021 22:35 | 25 views | 0 comments

President Biden and Vice President Harris plan to meet in the Oval Office later Thursday with the leadership team of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus after weeks of pressure from Asian American leaders to diversify the upper ranks of the administration.

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Biden meets with Asian Pacific American Caucus amid rise in hate crimes

Added: 15.04.2021 20:16 | 28 views | 0 comments

The meeting comes as Congress considers legislation aimed at strengthening the review and reporting of anti-Asian hate crimes.

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NY Congressman Backs Enes Kanter, 'Erdogan Is a Dangerous Person'

Added: 15.04.2021 18:21 | 16 views | 0 comments

Turkey president Recep Erdogan is a dangerous person and NY Knicks player Enes Kanter sounds justified in fearing for his life ... so says U.S. Congressman Peter King. Remember, Kanter just backed out of an upcoming team trip to the U.K....


Rep. Mace hits Biden for giving first joint address to an 'empty room'

Added: 15.04.2021 18:06 | 12 views | 0 comments

President Biden has accepted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's invitation to deliver his first joint session of Congress address on Wednesday, April 28.

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