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Biden, Yellen back fast Senate stimulus action to boost economy

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - President Biden called on lawmakers to quickly approve his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid package, which passed the House of Representatives early Saturday and heads to the Senate.
“It's time to act,” Biden said in brief remarks Saturday at the White House, adding that an “overwhelming” percentage of the Americans support the legislation.
“We have no time to waste,” Biden said. “If we act now, decisively, quickly and boldly, we can finally get ahead of this virus, we can finally get our economy moving again.”
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said in a two-part tweet that the...
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At Black History Event, Harris Champions COVID-19 Bill For Its Aid To Black Americans

At Black History Event, Harris Champions COVID-19 Bill For Its Aid To Black Americans

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The vice president touted how President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package would benefit Black Americans hit disproportionately hard by the coronavirus.
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Biden, Yellen Back Fast Senate Stimulus Action to Boost Economy

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

President Joe Biden called on lawmakers to quickly approve his $1.9 trillion Covid-19 aid package, which passed the House of Representatives early Saturday and heads to the Senate.
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Nearly three dozen GOP mayors back Biden's COVID-19 relief package

Nearly three dozen GOP mayors back Biden's COVID-19 relief package

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement While President Joe Biden faces firm opposition to his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package from congressional Republicans, many elected GOP officials outside of Washington DC are singing a different tune.
Roughly 32 GOP mayors, representing cities from Oklahoma City and Arlington, Texas to Carmel, Indiana and Mesa, Arizona, are among 425 mayors who backed the relief bill in a letter through the US Conference of Mayors to Congress.
"American cities and our essential workers have been serving at the front lines of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic for nearly a year," the...
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At Climate Summit, Biden Stresses U.S. Commitment And Economic Opportunity

At Climate Summit, Biden Stresses U.S. Commitment And Economic Opportunity

President Biden's Earth Day summit with 40 global leaders is an attempt to reassert U.S. leadership on the world stage. The White House hopes the meeting will lead to big new... Read more ...

Biden aims for sweeping climate goal - with or without Congress

Biden aims for sweeping climate goal - with or without Congress

President Joe Biden pledged Thursday to slash U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases in at least half by 2030 - an ambitious target that will require retooling the world's largest... Read more ...

Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

The Pentagon has briefed top lawmakers on intelligence surrounding suspected directed-energy attacks against U.S. troops, and officials identified Russia as a likely culprit... Read more ...

House votes to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi killing

House votes to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi killing

The House on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to restrict arms sales to Saudi Arabia over its killing of the U.S.-based dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The bill, H.R... Read more ...

House Answers Trump's Travel Ban With Bill

House Answers Trump's Travel Ban With Bill

The Democratic-led House passed legislation Wednesday designed to constrain a president's power to limit entry to the US, a response to former President Trump's travel ban... Read more ...

Impeachment investigators have received over 200 tips about Cuomo

Impeachment investigators have received over 200 tips about Cuomo

ALBANY, N.Y. - Investigators seeking to determine whether the New York state Assembly should move to impeach Gov. Andrew Cuomo have received more than 200 tips about his... Read more ...

Cops are willing to say Derek Chauvin is a murderer. Right-wing media stars...

Cops are willing to say Derek Chauvin is a murderer. Right-wing media stars are still struggling with that fact

Summary List Placement Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd. We can say that now that, after a jury of Chauvin's peers said he committed second-degree murder when the former... Read more ...

Justice Department Announces Sweeping Minneapolis Police Probe

Justice Department Announces Sweeping Minneapolis Police Probe

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the investigation in the wake of the guilty verdict in George Floyd's death. Read more ...

Ohio Republicans Want To Rename Mosquito Lake State Park After Donald Trump

Ohio Republicans Want To Rename Mosquito Lake State Park After Donald Trump

It's the latest attempt by Ohio Republicans to honor the former president. The state would need $300,000 to change the signs in the park. Read more ...

South Korean president: Trump 'beat around the bush' on North Korea diplomacy

South Korean president: Trump 'beat around the bush' on North Korea diplomacy

South Korean President Moon Jae-in criticized former President Donald Trump's diplomacy toward North Korea and failure to secure denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula during... Read more ...