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These States Are Dropping Federal $300-A-Week Unemployment Benefits

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

Many Republicans are claiming that overly generous unemployment payments are causing labor shortages.
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Mitch McConnell claims Biden's stimulus benefits are setting back the economic recovery

Mitch McConnell claims Biden's stimulus benefits are setting back the economic recovery

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday faulted the Biden administration for approving stimulus benefits, and claimed they are hurting the...
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Rep. Elise Stefanik backs the controversial GOP-sanctioned recount of 2020 election ballots in Arizona

Rep. Elise Stefanik backs the controversial GOP-sanctioned recount of 2020 election ballots in Arizona

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Rep. Elise Stefanik, who is vying for a top position in House leadership, publicly backed the unofficial and highly controversial GOP-sanctioned recount...
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ICYMI: Republicans Promote Pandemic Relief They Voted Against

5 hours ago   |   DCCC

As GOP Squabbles Over 2020, They Attempt to Steal Credit for Democrats Delivering Today As the economy rebounds and roars back under Democratic control and the GOP spends its...
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Republicans Found Their Winning Message for 2022: Keep Medication Costs Sky-High

5 hours ago   |   DCCC

Big Pharma-funded GOP outside group bankrolls $4 million ad buy opposing bill to lower prescription drug costs After months of handwringing and in-fighting , the Republican...
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The 3 economic pledges that will shape Biden's $4 trillion bareknuckle fight over infrastructure

The 3 economic pledges that will shape Biden's $4 trillion bareknuckle fight over infrastructure

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement With the first 100 days behind him, Joe Biden is entering a new phase of his presidency - one with the capacity to be a lot messier than the initial...
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Mitch McConnell's alma mater rejects his views on the 1619 project and says they are 'quite troubling'

Mitch McConnell's alma mater rejects his views on the 1619 project and says they are 'quite troubling'

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's alma mater, the University of Louisville, sharply criticized comments the senator made at the school this week...
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Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts promotes beef diet: ‘Who wants to eat three cups of quinoa anyway?'

6 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, a Republican, cast meat as essential to his state's economy and the nation's food security.
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Conservative Media's Old Guard Is Unlikely to Save Liz Cheney

8 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

National Review and the Wall Street Journal's editorial board defended the No. 3 House Republican for not going along with Trump's election lies-but congressional Republicans...
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Republicans to scrap Evers' priorities, start writing budget

8 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The Wisconsin Legislature's Republican-led budget committee on Thursday planned to kill hundreds of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' priorities, including legalizing marijuana and...
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Twitter begins testing its new Tip Jar feature to directly pay other users

Twitter begins testing its new Tip Jar feature to directly pay other users

You'll soon be able to tip your favorite tweeters. What you need to know Twitter is starting to test its new Tip Jar feature. The feature allows you to leave a tip for your... Read more ...

How to watch Canelo Alvarez face Joe Saunders in a unification match for 3...

How to watch Canelo Alvarez face Joe Saunders in a unification match for 3 super middleweight titles this Saturday

Summary List Placement Subscription Super middleweight boxing champions Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders will face off in a unification match this Saturday on... Read more ...

`We Build the Wall' cofounder Brian Kolfage, never pardoned by Trump...

`We Build the Wall' cofounder Brian Kolfage, never pardoned by Trump, indicted in tax case

Summary List Placement Brian Kolfage, the cofounder of a failed and fraudulent crowdfunding effort to build a wall along the US-Mexico border with Steve Bannon, is facing a new... Read more ...

A member of Facebook's 'Supreme Court' said its pushing the company to...

A member of Facebook's 'Supreme Court' said its pushing the company to decide how long Trump should be banned because it lacks an evenly distributed rule system - 'This was a decision about Facebook'

Summary List Placement A member of Facebook's Oversight Board said its decision not to rule on how long former President Donald Trump should stay suspended had more to do with... Read more ...

Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Ukraine and warns Russia the US...

Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Ukraine and warns Russia the US will respond if it acts 'recklessly'

Summary List Placement Secretary of State Antony Blinken in an interview with BBC Radio 4's Today Program on Thursday warned Russia that the US "will respond" if it behaves... Read more ...

Jeff Bezos sold $2.5 billion in Amazon stock as he prepares to step down as...

Jeff Bezos sold $2.5 billion in Amazon stock as he prepares to step down as CEO - and could sell more worth $6.54 billion

Summary List Placement Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sold around $2.5 billion in Amazon stock this week as he prepares to step down as the online retailer's CEO. Bezos sold 739,000... Read more ...

Peloton's dragging its feet on the treadmill recall exposes larger safety...

Peloton's dragging its feet on the treadmill recall exposes larger safety issues - but some experts say the multi-billion dollar company will emerge unscathed

Summary List Placement Peloton is facing its second major recall in less than a year. The company issued a voluntary recall of all treadmill models on Wednesday, after a child... Read more ...

Bank of England boosts 2021 UK growth forecast to 7.25% in wake of...

Bank of England boosts 2021 UK growth forecast to 7.25% in wake of successful vaccine rollout

Summary List Placement The Bank of England sharply upgraded its forecasts for the UK economy on Thursday, citing the successful rollout of coronavirus vaccines and a sharp drop... Read more ...

Pfizer is donating COVID-19 vaccines to Tokyo Olympics athletes

Pfizer is donating COVID-19 vaccines to Tokyo Olympics athletes

Summary List Placement Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Thursday that are donating vaccine doses to vaccinate athletes for this summer's Tokyo Olympics. In a statement , they... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Summary List Placement Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Sign up for Insider Investing for your weekly... Read more ...