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NCAA Can No Longer ‘Tweak' Its Governance Model. Real Change Is Needed

4 days ago   |   Forbes

Hoping to get ahead of some of the legal challenges by furiously lobbying Congress for relief from antitrust concerns, Makan Delrahim, former assistant attorney general in the...
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Crypto Tax: How Congress Wants to Pay for Your New Roads

4 days ago   |   Time

This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME's politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. The whole sexiness of...
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Congressional Democrats are on a renewed push to act on voting rights with a 'sword and shield' approach

Congressional Democrats are on a renewed push to act on voting rights with a 'sword and shield' approach

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Democrats in the White House and both chambers of Congress are rushing to take action on voting rights before the August recess, with a group of House...
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Yellen urges Congress to raise or suspend the debt limit by Aug. 2

10 days ago   |   CNBC

Treasury Secretary Yellen warned her department will start "extraordinary measures" on Aug. 2 if lawmakers don't raise the debt ceiling.
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Inside the disagreement and inaction in Congress over raising the minimum wage, which hasn't gone up in 12 years

11 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during an event to introduce the Raise The Wage Act in the Rayburn Room at the U.S. Capitol January 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip...
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It's been 12 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage. As a McDonald's worker who makes just $10 an hour, I'm getting sick of Congress delaying another much-needed raise

It's been 12 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage. As a McDonald's worker who makes just $10 an hour, I'm getting sick of Congress delaying another much-needed raise

11 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement For millions of workers across the country, it's been 12 years without a raise in the minimum wage. 12 years is a long time. In the past 12 years, we've...
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White House officials tell civil rights leaders they can 'out-organize voter suppression' as voting rights bills stall: report

White House officials tell civil rights leaders they can 'out-organize voter suppression' as voting rights bills stall: report

12 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement White House officials have told voting rights groups and civil rights leaders that they believe it's possible to "out-organize voter suppression...
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Georgia County Tried To Help Everyone Facing Eviction. Now A Crisis Looms

Georgia County Tried To Help Everyone Facing Eviction. Now A Crisis Looms

12 days ago   |   NPR

A federal moratorium on evictions ends next week. But $50 billion from Congress to help Americans behind on rent isn't reaching many who need it. One problem: local rules that...
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The Infrastructure Bill Needs to Succeed Where Tech's Utopian Promises Failed

12 days ago   |   The New Republic

As the multitrillion-dollar infrastructure bill wends its way through Congress , its exact parameters and legislative outcome remain uncertain. But whatever the eventual...
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Democrats Want to Reform This Program That Helps Poor Elderly and Disabled Americans

12 days ago   |   Time

​​President Joe Biden has invoked Franklin Delano Roosevelt several times as he has implemented sweeping anti-poverty measures to tackle record unemployment and economic...
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bill that bans police from posting...

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