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Kennedy defeats Norcross-backed Harrison in New Jersey's 2nd District House race

Kennedy defeats Norcross-backed Harrison in New Jersey's 2nd District House race

4 hours ago   |   Politico   |   4 articles

Amy Kennedy, a former school teacher and member of one of the nation's most famous political dynasties, defeated political science professor Brigid Harrison on Tuesday to win...
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U.K.'s Sunak Focuses on Jobs With $2.5 Billion for Young Workers

5 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is set to unveil a 2 billion-pound program to pay the wages of more than 200,000 young workers as he tries to pull the U.K. economy out...
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Congress wary on future aid as well-connected businesses rake in millions

Congress wary on future aid as well-connected businesses rake in millions

8 hours ago   |   Politico

The revelation that well-heeled businesses and nonprofits benefited from emergency small business loans is making it more likely that Congress will impose new limits on aid in...
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Florida politicians and Democratic Party got loans through PPP

Florida politicians and Democratic Party got loans through PPP

9 hours ago   |   Politico

TALLAHASSEE - Top Florida Republicans and allies of President Donald Trump, as well as the Florida Democratic Party, have received millions worth of taxpayer loans through the...
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Man avoids prison for threatening vaccine bill supporter

10 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

A Maryland man who worked for a Defense Department contractor was sentenced on Tuesday to six months of home detention for threatening to kill a member of Congress who...
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Trump's Waikiki Partner, Kushner Family Among PPP Borrowers

16 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Companies associated with President Donald Trump and members of his administration were among recipients of small-business Covid loans, newly released data show.
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Trump Insists Schools That Open, But Teachers Aren't So Sure

17 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

President Donald Trump has made his position clear: “SCHOOLS MUST OPEN IN THE FALL!!!” he tweeted Monday. As Covid-19 surges in parts of the U.S., many teachers aren't convinced.
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Delta, Southwest Lay Groundwork to Take Federal Loans If Needed

17 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Delta Air Lines Inc. and United Airlines Holdings Inc. are among major airlines that may tap a federal loan program as the industry copes with the coronavirus pandemic damages...
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White House Wants Stimulus by August Recess With $1 Trillion Cap

17 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The White House wants Congress to pass another stimulus package by the first week in August, before lawmakers head home for their annual summer recess, and to keep the cost at...
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‘It's something we're looking at': Pompeo floats ban on TikTok

‘It's something we're looking at': Pompeo floats ban on TikTok

17 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday revealed the Trump administration is considering banning Chinese social media applications including TikTok, the popular short...
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Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized after head injury

Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized after head injury

Chief Justice John Roberts fell last month while walking, received stitches to close a wound on his head and spent the night in the hospital, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said... Read more ...

Kennedy defeats Norcross-backed Harrison in New Jersey's 2nd District House race

Kennedy defeats Norcross-backed Harrison in New Jersey's 2nd District House race

Amy Kennedy, a former school teacher and member of one of the nation's most famous political dynasties, defeated political science professor Brigid Harrison on Tuesday to win... Read more ...

Trump Promises To Pressure Governors To Reopen Schools In Fall

Trump Promises To Pressure Governors To Reopen Schools In Fall

President Donald Trump claimed that some schools were staying closed during the coronavirus pandemic for political reasons. Read more ...

ICE's New Rules on Foreign Students Called 'Horrifying'

ICE's New Rules on Foreign Students Called 'Horrifying'

International students will be forced to leave the US or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued... Read more ...

Feds Notify UN of Formal Withdrawal From WHO

Feds Notify UN of Formal Withdrawal From WHO

The US is on its way out of the World Health Organization. The State Department and the United Nations say the Trump administration formally notified the UN Monday of its... Read more ...

4 countries warn Israel against annexing Palestinian territories

4 countries warn Israel against annexing Palestinian territories

Germany, France, Egypt and Jordan on Tuesday said Israel should refrain from annexing parts of the Palestinian territories, warning that doing so could harm bilateral... Read more ...

House defense spending plan would fund removing Confederate names from bases

House defense spending plan would fund removing Confederate names from bases

Defense spending legislation unveiled on Tuesday by the House Appropriations Committee would set aside money for the Army to remove the names of Confederate leaders from... Read more ...

Details Emerging From Book by Trump's Niece

Details Emerging From Book by Trump's Niece

The Trump tell-all by the president's niece comes out July 14, but outlets including the Washington Post , CNN , and the New York Times already have gotten a look. Some... Read more ...

‘It's something we're looking at': Pompeo floats ban on TikTok

‘It's something we're looking at': Pompeo floats ban on TikTok

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday revealed the Trump administration is considering banning Chinese social media applications including TikTok, the popular short... Read more ...

Tammy Duckworth Unloads On Tucker Carlson Over His Ugly Attack On Democrats

Tammy Duckworth Unloads On Tucker Carlson Over His Ugly Attack On Democrats

The Fox News host claimed that Democrats including Duckworth - who lost both her legs in combat in Iraq - hate America. Read more ...