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Republicans have an idea who should pay to overhaul the country's infrastructure: average people

Republicans have an idea who should pay to overhaul the country's infrastructure: average people

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Infrastructure talks are starting to gain momentum in Congress two weeks after President Joe Biden rolled out his sprawling $2.3 trillion infrastructure...
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Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes and interest

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes and interest

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Former GOP strategist Roger Stone was sued Friday by the federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes, interest, and penalties. The complaint...
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Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee admissions - but not yet

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee admissions - but not yet

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Summary List Placement The White House capped a confusing day of inconsistent messaging on refugees by saying President Joe Biden will set a new, higher goal for admissions by...
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Hedge funds have dumped over $100 billion in Treasurys this year, accelerating the bond market's vicious sell-off

Hedge funds have dumped over $100 billion in Treasurys this year, accelerating the bond market's vicious sell-off

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Hedge funds have played an instrumental role in this year's rout in the US bond market by selling off more than $100 billion in Treasurys, according to a...
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Republicans are blowing up their own agenda to 'own the libs'

Republicans are blowing up their own agenda to 'own the libs'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement This is "laugh until you cry" type hilarious. Over the last week Republicans have been blocking their own policy goals in order to make legislating more...
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Washington moves of the week: Gaetz promotes former Democratic staffer while former Trump officials jump into 'America First' nonprofit

Washington moves of the week: Gaetz promotes former Democratic staffer while former Trump officials jump into 'America First' nonprofit

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Isabela Belchior raised eyebrows on Capitol Hill last year when she left the office of Rep. Sylvia Garcia, a Texas Democrat who helped prosecute the...
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Afghan Ambassador Is ‘Worried' About Her Country's Future After U.S. Leaves. Here's Why Some In Congress Agree

2 days ago   |   Forbes

“Women are very worried, and so am I,” Roya Rahmani told NPR.
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Congressman Despises Guns, Loves Gun Tax Dollars

2 days ago   |   NSSF

Congressman Jamie Raskin sure loves some of that sin-tax money. That's the kind of money when a Member of Congress wants to ban things but can't. So they go to their second...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar shares details about her warm relationship with 'Auntie' Nancy Pelosi

Rep. Ilhan Omar shares details about her warm relationship with 'Auntie' Nancy Pelosi

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota shared details about her relationship with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for the first time, and revealed that the...
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Speaker Pelosi throws cold water on a progressive bill that would expand the Supreme Court to 13 seats

Speaker Pelosi throws cold water on a progressive bill that would expand the Supreme Court to 13 seats

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she does not support a newly-introduced bill to expand the Supreme Court and has "no plans to bring it to the...
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Marjorie Taylor Greene said she is not launching 'America First' caucus and...

Marjorie Taylor Greene said she is not launching 'America First' caucus and that she had not read the proposal, following backlash from GOP

Summary List Placement Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is not launching an "America First" caucus and said she had not read the document shared by Punchbowl News on Friday that... Read more ...

The 10 GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump have already received $6.4...

The 10 GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump have already received $6.4 million in donations this year - far more than their 2022 midterm opponents

Summary List Placement Republican lawmakers who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump have received more than $6 million in political donations between them since... Read more ...

3 reasons the stock market is poised for a near-term correction, according...

3 reasons the stock market is poised for a near-term correction, according to LPL

Summary List Placement The S&P 500 has hit 22 record highs so far in 2021 as investors anticipate strong economic growth ahead. But the market is due for a pullback in the... Read more ...

Nurse charged with threatening to kill Kamala Harris after Secret Service...

Nurse charged with threatening to kill Kamala Harris after Secret Service intercept menacing videos sent to her jailed husband

Summary List Placement A Florida nurse was arrested Friday for threatening to kill Vice President Kamala Harris, Miami Herald reported. Niviane Petit Phelps, a 39-year-old... Read more ...

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes...

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes and interest

Summary List Placement Former GOP strategist Roger Stone was sued Friday by the federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes, interest, and penalties. The complaint... Read more ...

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during...

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during wide-ranging press conference with the prime minister of Japan

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden put public pressure on Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at a Friday press conference , demanding the Senate consider House-passed gun... Read more ...

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee...

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee admissions - but not yet

Summary List Placement The White House capped a confusing day of inconsistent messaging on refugees by saying President Joe Biden will set a new, higher goal for admissions by... Read more ...

‘I see my money as not my own': BLM co-founder defends growing hoard of...

‘I see my money as not my own': BLM co-founder defends growing hoard of fancy homes in mostly-white neighborhoods

Black Lives Matter's chief and self-described “trained Marxist” Patrisse Khan-Cullors was forced to defend her real estate hoard on camera - by insisting that she sees her home... Read more ...

Jerry Falwell Jr.'s infamous photo with his pants unzipped was taken during...

Jerry Falwell Jr.'s infamous photo with his pants unzipped was taken during a yacht party honoring a raunchy TV show, lawsuit says

Summary List Placement A lawsuit Liberty University filed Friday against Jerry Falwell Jr., its former president, details the circumstances behind a controversial photo Falwell... Read more ...

GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar create 'America First...

GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar create 'America First Caucus' that emphasizes 'Anglo-Saxon political traditions'

Summary List Placement Two Republican lawmakers worked together to create an "America First Caucus" that emphasizes "common respect for uniquely Anglo-Saxon political... Read more ...