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Yellen urges Congress to raise or suspend the debt limit by Aug. 2

4 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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Beware of budget gimmicks in push for massive spending deals

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - Senators fashioning a pair of colossal bills that would deliver more than $4 trillion for infrastructure, health care, environment and other initiatives insist...
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Rep. Luria's pro-Navy, centrist identity may get Jan. 6 test

4 days ago   |   Star Tribune

When members of Congress head home to connect with their constituents, some hit tractor pulls. Others might stop by mom-and-pop stores. For Democratic Rep. Elaine Luria, whose...
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Bipartisan infrastructure bill in the Senate is an island in a sea of partisanship

4 days ago   |   The Washington Post

The partisan conflict over the Jan. 6 select committee in the House - and GOP moves to derail it - reflect where politics in Congress really stand
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Democrats Are Going It Alone on Immigration Reform

4 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Immigration reform has long been elusive in Congress. Democrats may have a workaround.
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Inside the disagreement and inaction in Congress over raising the minimum wage, which hasn't gone up in 12 years

4 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

4 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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Beware of budget gimmicks in push for massive spending deals

4 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Senators fashioning a pair of colossal bills that would deliver more than $4 trillion for infrastructure, health care, environment and other initiatives insist...
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On Two-Year Anniversary of Mueller Testimony, Trump's World Looks Very Different

4 days ago   |   Newsweek

Two years ago today, Robert Mueller gave his testimony to Congress. Much has changed in that time, especially for former President Donald Trump.
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Rep. Luria's pro-Navy, centrist identity may get Jan. 6 test

4 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

NORFOLK, Va. - When members of Congress head home to connect with their constituents, some hit tractor pulls. Others might stop by mom-and-pop stores. For Democratic Rep...
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...