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Senate rejects Sanders' $15 minimum wage bid, braces for all-nighter on COVID-19 relief

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The Senate voted 58-42 Friday night to reject Sen. Bernie Sanders' effort to add a $15 minimum wage provision to President Biden's $1.9 million COVID-19 relief bill, and is now poised to work well into Saturday in an all-night marathon of haggling over the massive measure. The so-called “vote-a-rama” - during which senators can offer...
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The $15 Minimum Wage Is Officially Dead In Democrats' COVID-19 Relief Bill

The $15 Minimum Wage Is Officially Dead In Democrats' COVID-19 Relief Bill

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Sen. Bernie Sanders tried to force a vote on the proposal, which died on procedural grounds.
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At Climate Summit, Biden Stresses U.S. Commitment And Economic Opportunity

At Climate Summit, Biden Stresses U.S. Commitment And Economic Opportunity

President Biden's Earth Day summit with 40 global leaders is an attempt to reassert U.S. leadership on the world stage. The White House hopes the meeting will lead to big new... Read more ...

Biden aims for sweeping climate goal - with or without Congress

Biden aims for sweeping climate goal - with or without Congress

President Joe Biden pledged Thursday to slash U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases in at least half by 2030 - an ambitious target that will require retooling the world's largest... Read more ...

Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

The Pentagon has briefed top lawmakers on intelligence surrounding suspected directed-energy attacks against U.S. troops, and officials identified Russia as a likely culprit... Read more ...

House votes to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi killing

House votes to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi killing

The House on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to restrict arms sales to Saudi Arabia over its killing of the U.S.-based dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The bill, H.R... Read more ...

House Answers Trump's Travel Ban With Bill

House Answers Trump's Travel Ban With Bill

The Democratic-led House passed legislation Wednesday designed to constrain a president's power to limit entry to the US, a response to former President Trump's travel ban... Read more ...

Impeachment investigators have received over 200 tips about Cuomo

Impeachment investigators have received over 200 tips about Cuomo

ALBANY, N.Y. - Investigators seeking to determine whether the New York state Assembly should move to impeach Gov. Andrew Cuomo have received more than 200 tips about his... Read more ...

Cops are willing to say Derek Chauvin is a murderer. Right-wing media stars...

Cops are willing to say Derek Chauvin is a murderer. Right-wing media stars are still struggling with that fact

Summary List Placement Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd. We can say that now that, after a jury of Chauvin's peers said he committed second-degree murder when the former... Read more ...

Justice Department Announces Sweeping Minneapolis Police Probe

Justice Department Announces Sweeping Minneapolis Police Probe

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the investigation in the wake of the guilty verdict in George Floyd's death. Read more ...

Ohio Republicans Want To Rename Mosquito Lake State Park After Donald Trump

Ohio Republicans Want To Rename Mosquito Lake State Park After Donald Trump

It's the latest attempt by Ohio Republicans to honor the former president. The state would need $300,000 to change the signs in the park. Read more ...

South Korean president: Trump 'beat around the bush' on North Korea diplomacy

South Korean president: Trump 'beat around the bush' on North Korea diplomacy

South Korean President Moon Jae-in criticized former President Donald Trump's diplomacy toward North Korea and failure to secure denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula during... Read more ...