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Paid leave: The world has ‘found a way to do this,' but the US still lags

2 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

If congressional Democrats' spending plan becomes law, the United States will no longer be one of six countries without any form of national paid leave. But it would still be...
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US pauses aid to Sudan, threatens military coup leaders with ‘all measures' if government not restored

US pauses aid to Sudan, threatens military coup leaders with ‘all measures' if government not restored

4 hours ago   |   RT   |   3 articles

The US State Department has frozen $700 million in aid to Sudan, after the country's military staged a coup and arrested the civilian government. A spokesman said the US is...
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Mitch McConnell slams Democrats' proposal to tax billionaires, calling it a 'hair-brained scheme' to penalize people who 'invested wisely'

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Mitch McConnell criticized Democrats' plan to tax billionaires' assets, calling it a "hair-brained...
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The FEC unanimously threw out a Mitch McConnell ally's 'circuitous, baseless, and repetitive' complaint against Simon & Schuster and iHeartMedia

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell at the US Capitol on October 07, 2021. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images The Federal Election Commission unanimously threw out the Kentucky...
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Annapolis Ward 2 general election: First-time candidates Karma O'Neill and Scott Gibson vie for seat held by same alderman since 2007

6 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Democratic candidate Karma O'Neill, a small business owner, and Republican Scott Gibson, a top executive at a health equity nonprofit organization, are seeking to replace...
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Proposed Tax on Billionaires Raises Question: What's Income?

7 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Democrats are homing in on unrealized capital gains raises as a way to help fund their social spending bill.
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Congress members in lockdown on January 6 say they didn't realize how 'bad' the insurrection was until 'much later'

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican, speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee hearing on the Colonial Pipeline cyber-attack, on June 8...
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Sen. Angus King fled to his office instead of the designated secure location on Jan. 6 over COVID concerns: 'I'm not staying in here'

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Independent Sen. Angus King of Maine on February 12, 2021. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images On Jan. 6, senators were evacuated together from the Senate chamber to an...
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Democrats look to Billionaire tax on unrealized capital gains

9 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Democratic lawmakers are looking to a tax on unrealized capital gains for the ultrarich.
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Democrats are inching toward new wealth taxes to finance a scaled-down spending plan to expand the child tax credit, provide housing aid, and more

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, on September 24, 2021, outside the US Capitol in Washington DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Democrats are...
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