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Trump's name is not on the ballot Tuesday, but his thumb rests heavily on the scale

Trump's name is not on the ballot Tuesday, but his thumb rests heavily on the scale

1 hour ago   |   NPR

There is a good chance these will be the last bids for seats in Congress for two of the best-known women in American politics - Republican icons Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Sarah...
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Expanded IRS free-file system one step closer in Democrats' bill

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The flagship climate change and health care bill passed by Democrats and soon to be signed by President Joe Biden will bring U.S. taxpayers one step closer to a...
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Sinema Took Wall Street Money While Killing Tax On Investors

Sinema Took Wall Street Money While Killing Tax On Investors

21 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post   |   2 articles

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona has received nearly $1 million in campaign contributions over the past year from private equity professionals, hedge fund managers and...
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Hawaii primary sets up races for governor, Congress in blue state

23 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Term limits and a surprise retirement set the stage for Saturday's intraparty contests.
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Expanded IRS free-file system one step closer in Dems' bill

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The flagship climate change and health care bill passed by Democrats and soon to be signed by President Joe Biden will bring U.S. taxpayers one step closer to a...
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Sinema took Wall Street money while killing tax on investors

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, the Arizona Democrat who single-handedly thwarted her party's longtime goal of raising taxes on wealthy investors, received nearly $1 million...
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Inflation Reduction Act may have little impact on inflation

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - With inflation raging near its highest level in four decades, Congress is poised to approve President Joe Biden's signature Inflation Reduction Act. Its title...
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GOP backs Trump, escalates dark rhetoric after FBI search

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Republicans in Congress who are relying on Donald Trump to excite voters in the fall elections are not only defending the former president against the FBI search...
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Dems near congressional passage of climate, health package

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Democrats pushed their flagship climate change and health care bill toward House passage Friday, placing President Joe Biden on the brink of a back-from-the-dead...
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Minnesota's Finstad sworn in as newest member of Congress

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Minnesota Republican Brad Finstad was sworn in Friday as the newest member of the U.S. House, giving the GOP one more seat, which means Democrats can't afford to...
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Trump's name is not on the ballot Tuesday, but his thumb rests heavily on...

Trump's name is not on the ballot Tuesday, but his thumb rests heavily on the scale

There is a good chance these will be the last bids for seats in Congress for two of the best-known women in American politics - Republican icons Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Sarah... Read more ...

Opinion | Concealing Classified Documents Is the Strongest Case Against...

Opinion | Concealing Classified Documents Is the Strongest Case Against Trump Yet

Former president Donald Trump's stubborn refusal to return highly classified material forced the Justice Department's hand, resulting in the execution of a search warrant at... Read more ...

A Science Fiction Writer's Non-Utopian Hope on Climate Change

A Science Fiction Writer's Non-Utopian Hope on Climate Change

Evidence that the world is warming is growing harder to ignore: The hottest temperatures ever were recorded in parts of Europe this summer. Wildfires are incinerating parts of... Read more ...

How New Moms Convinced Republicans It Was Finally Okay to Expand Medicaid

How New Moms Convinced Republicans It Was Finally Okay to Expand Medicaid

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Rushdie reportedly off ventilator and talking

Rushdie reportedly off ventilator and talking

MAYVILLE, N.Y. - “The Satanic Verses” author Salman Rushdie was taken off a ventilator and able to talk Saturday, a day after he was stabbed as he prepared to give a lecture in... Read more ...

Despite public anger, no progress in Iraq political deadlock

Despite public anger, no progress in Iraq political deadlock

BAGHDAD - Weeks after followers of an influential cleric stormed parliament, Iraq's political crisis shows no signs of abating, despite rising public anger over a debilitating... Read more ...

Even on vacation, South Carolina waits on Joe Biden

Even on vacation, South Carolina waits on Joe Biden

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Like many places, the Day Dawn Baptist Church, a stately red brick building along Highway 45 in Pineville, has had its routines dramatically disrupted by the... Read more ...