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Massachusetts Democrats refile climate bill after Charlie Baker veto, set stage for veto showdown

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday made good on their promise to forge ahead with wide-ranging climate legislation, refiling an identical bill to one vetoed by Gov. Charlie Baker...
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Yellen Confirmation Hearing: Nominee Outlines Economic Priorities as Republicans Draw Battle Lines

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Janet L. Yellen, the Treasury secretary nominee, said at her confirmation hearing that the U.S. economy needed more help to get through the pandemic.
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Pandemic support at center of Yellen confirmation hearing

9 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The Senate Finance Committee has begun its confirmation hearing for Treasury Secretary-nominee Janet Yellen with Democrats and Republicans squaring off immediately...
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Trump Did Right on Economy, Judges, Foreign Policy

12 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics


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Biden's Wall Street backers face new threat from Warren

Biden's Wall Street backers face new threat from Warren

16 hours ago   |   Politico

Private equity firms went all out for Joe Biden in the 2020 election, giving his campaign six times more money than they donated to President Donald Trump. That's not going to...
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Yellen urges Congress to do more to fight pandemic recession

20 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen is calling on Congress to do more to fight a deep pandemic-induced recession, saying the threats of a longer and even worse...
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Poll: What will President Trump be remembered for?

23 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

What will President Trump be remembered for? Will he be most remembered for facing a second impeachment following the Capitol riot, his economic successes - i.e. helping boost...
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China economy grows in 2020 as rebound from virus gains

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

BEIJING - China eked out 2.3% economic growth in 2020, likely becoming the only major economy to expand as shops and factories reopened relatively early from a shutdown to...
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Access to college admissions tests - and lucrative scholarships - imperiled by the pandemic

Access to college admissions tests - and lucrative scholarships - imperiled by the pandemic

1 day ago   |   Politico

The pandemic has laid bare inequities in education across the country, and access to college admissions tests is one of the latest examples. Even though many colleges scrapped...
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Italian PM Conte seeks to save his government from falling

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

ROME - Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte was fighting for his political life Monday with an address to the lower chamber of Parliament that aims to shore up support for his...
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Biden Bids Emotional Farewell To Delaware En Route To The Presidency

Biden Bids Emotional Farewell To Delaware En Route To The Presidency

President-elect Joe Biden teared up in his goodbye to his adopted home state before flying to Washington, D.C. "When I die, Delaware will be written on my heart," Biden said... Read more ...

'We Must Remember': Biden, Harris Memorialize COVID-19 Victims

'We Must Remember': Biden, Harris Memorialize COVID-19 Victims

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, who will be sworn in as president and vice president on Wednesday, called on Americans to unite through their mourning of lost loved ones. Read more ...

Cuomo warns of tax hikes, dire cuts if feds can't find $15B

Cuomo warns of tax hikes, dire cuts if feds can't find $15B

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo had one overriding message Tuesday as he delivered his annual budget address from New York's state Capitol: If Washington doesn't send... Read more ...

Trump authorizes DOJ to declassify Russia probe documents

Trump authorizes DOJ to declassify Russia probe documents

President Donald Trump on Tuesday authorized the declassification of a set of documents connected to the investigation of his 2016 campaign's contacts with Russia. Trump has... Read more ...

Vogue Will Print Second Kamala Harris Cover After Backlash To...

Vogue Will Print Second Kamala Harris Cover After Backlash To 'Disrespectful' Original

Readers can now buy the February issue of the magazine - featuring a more formal shot of the vice president-elect - online. Read more ...

Pence, McConnell To Skip Trump Departure Ceremony For Biden Inauguration Events

Pence, McConnell To Skip Trump Departure Ceremony For Biden Inauguration Events

Republican leaders in Congress will reportedly attend church with Biden instead of witnessing Trump's formal send-off at Joint Base Andrews. Read more ...

U.S. coronavirus death toll passes 400,000 as Biden prepares to take office

U.S. coronavirus death toll passes 400,000 as Biden prepares to take office

The U.S. has hit a grim milestone on the eve of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration: 400,000 deaths from Covid-19, according to a tracker maintained by Johns Hopkins... Read more ...

McConnell says Trump 'provoked' the Capitol attackers

McConnell says Trump 'provoked' the Capitol attackers

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday said President Donald Trump “provoked” the rioters who stormed the Capitol earlier this month as Congress was certifying the... Read more ...

Mike Pompeo Insists Multiculturalism Is 'Not Who America Is'

Mike Pompeo Insists Multiculturalism Is 'Not Who America Is'

The secretary of state lumped multiculturalism in with "woke-ism" as agents of U.S. downfall. Read more ...

Biden's DNI pick pledges ‘critical support' from intel community on domestic...

Biden's DNI pick pledges ‘critical support' from intel community on domestic terrorism

Avril Haines, President-elect Joe Biden's pick to be director of national intelligence, told senators at her confirmation hearing on Tuesday that she would work to support... Read more ...