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Meet Becca Balint, the first woman Vermont could send to Congress - ever

11 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

If elected, Becca Balint will be the first woman to represent the state in Congress, as well as the first out queer person to do so.
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Four House Democrats just violated a federal conflict-of-interest law with late financial disclosures

11 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Rep. Josh Gottheimer, a Democrat from New Jersey, is one of the latest members of Congress to violate the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012 with a late...
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Biden's anti-inflation legislation to backfire - budget office

Biden's anti-inflation legislation to backfire - budget office

11 minutes ago   |   RT

The Inflation Reduction Act will cost middle-class taxpayers billions The Inflation Reduction Act signed into law by US President Joe Biden on Tuesday will saddle middle-class...
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Ex-cop who testified against friend avoids prison for Jan. 6

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

A former Virginia police officer who testified against a friend and former supervisor he joined at the Capitol in the Jan. 6 insurrection avoided prison time on Tuesday for his...
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How Much Less Will Hearing Aids Cost With Over-the-Counter Option?

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

The FDA announcement on Tuesday comes after Congress passed the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act in 2017.
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What's in big Biden bill? Health, climate goals become law

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden arrived at the White House promising to “build back” America, and legislation he's signing Tuesday delivers a slimmer, though not...
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Democrats press for Secret Service records, hint at subpoena

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Top congressional Democrats are demanding that the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general hand over information on deleted Secret Service text...
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Good News On Red Tape? Some Trump-Era Federal Agency Guidance Document Portals Remain Intact

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

Donald Trump ordered agencies to make their guidance documents readily accessible in online portals. Despite Biden's revocation of that directive, "remnant" portals allow...
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Celebrate the Inflation Reduction Act. Then Double Down on Demonizing Fossil Fuels

6 hours ago   |   The New Republic

The Inflation Reduction Act contains multitudes. It is, all at the same time, a political miracle, as the first significant climate policy Congress has ever passed; a massive...
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Joe Biden To Sign Sweeping Climate And Health Care Bill

Joe Biden To Sign Sweeping Climate And Health Care Bill

7 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post   |   2 articles

The signing caps a spurt of legislative victories for Biden and Congress, which Democrats hope will help the party in the upcoming midterm elections.
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Democrats Press For Secret Service Records, Hint At Subpoena

Democrats Press For Secret Service Records, Hint At Subpoena

Lawmakers accused the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general of using delay tactics to stonewall their investigation of the Jan. 6 attack. Read more ...

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Just ahead of the new school year, the Woodland Hills School District food service workers vote to authorize a strike if a new contract is not reached in the near future. Read more ...

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"Was someone trying to make us look like a monkey's uncle?" California police wrote on Facebook after getting a strange call. Read more ...