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Did US lobbyists help Vladimir Putin win in Congress? You’ll never know. –Mother Jones

Mother Jones; Dmitry Azarov/Sipa/AP; Sean Gallup/Getty Fight misinformation. Get a daily recap of important facts. Register for free Mother Jones newsletter. As Vladimir Putin threatens Ukraine, the fate of a 764-mile pipeline under the Baltic Sea has to become one of the main foreign policy concerns of the United States …

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Members of the US Congress speak at an event organized by dissident Iranians

CAIRO: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi has said that Egypt, as COP 27 president, calls for greater international efforts to protect seas and oceans from the negative effects of climate change. During his speech at the One Ocean summit in Brest, France, on Friday, he thanked French President Emmanuel Macron …

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Congress Restricts Arbitration Agreements for Sexual Assaults

Friday, February 11, 2022 A new law invalidating and unenforceable pre-dispute arbitration agreements and class action waivers covering allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment has passed Congress and is heading to President Joe Biden’s desk. The Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Forced Arbitration Act of 2021 amends the Federal …

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bills creating a new minority congressional district rejected | Louisiana News

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana House on Thursday approved a bill changing the boundaries of the state’s six congressional districts — without creating a majority-black second district sought by civil rights organizations. The vote for the bill by Republican House Speaker Clay Schexnayder was 70-33. A series of …

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Congress promises to cancel UP farmers’ debt within 10 days of taking office

Elections UP: the campaign for the first phase ends, all eyes are on Jat’s stronghold Campaigning for the first phase of assembly polls in western Uttar Pradesh ended on Tuesday evening, with the ruling Bharatiya Janata (BJP) party and main opposition Samajwadi (SP) party releasing their manifestos. Covering the Jat-dominated …

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Congress considers how to change the Voter Count Act of 1887 after blocking voting rights

The Electoral Count Act is a murky piece of legislation that has recently come under scrutiny, a year after the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump. Trump has tried to pressure former Vice President Mike Pence to block certification of the 2020 …

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Congress ratifies amendments to the Civil Service Act

GLOBE.COM.PH Congress on Wednesday night ratified the conference’s bicameral committee report on a bill to amend the Public Service Act (PSA), which would now allow 100% foreign ownership in telecommunications, airlines and railroads. iron. Under the reconciled version of Bill 78 and Senate Bill 2094, telecommunications, inland navigation, railroads and …

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With Breyer’s retirement, the US Congress has lost its Supreme Court champion

Last week, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer announced he would be retiring from the United States Supreme Court after nearly 30 years. Lauren C. Bell writes that while Breyer’s departure is unlikely to change the Court’s 6-3 conservative-liberal divide, it does mean the Court will lose its member most determined to …

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Congress is trying to compete – The American Prospect

The Department of Commerce may also have emit a Bat-Signal Tuesday. An agency survey of 150 companies that deal in semiconductors found that, on average, manufacturers only have five days of supply available. Semiconductor chips are essential components in a multitude of electronic devices, from cellphones to cars, and with …

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Progressive star Nina Turner is running for Congress again

Nina Turna former Ohio state senator with a staunch progressive following, challenges Rep. Shontel Brown in the Ohio Democratic primary in May, setting up a rematch of their closely watched showdown last August. Turner plans to make the case that her status as a fighter capable of inspiring grassroots enthusiasm …

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Congress still has its eyes on taxing the wealthy

This year, the stakes for Democratic lawmakers in Washington are higher than they have ever been. Recent vote reveals voters overwhelmingly disapprove of the job Congress is doing — by more than 43 percentage points. And Democrats can’t count on President Biden to save them because he’s not faring much …

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Opinion: Congressional corporate sanctions threaten Arizona’s economy | Opinion

ARizona’s businesses have been struggling for nearly two years now – having to deal with a global pandemic that has wreaked havoc on everything from consumer demand to global supply chains to the strength of the entire our economy. Now, as many local businesses are finally starting to find their …

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Joe Biden withdraws from Congress with a reputation as a ragged negotiator

President Biden campaigned as a shrewd Senate negotiator who would bring the two sides together, but he is abandoning that model after a year of failure in the White House. Although he served 36 years in the Senate, Mr. Biden admitted after a year as president that his entire experience …

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As numbers stagnate, unions continue to look to Congress for salvation

The latest statistics from the Department of Labor confirm that the labor movement in the United States remains stagnant and slowly declining. Only 10.3% of U.S. workers are unionized, up from 20% when the Department began tracking numbers in the early 1980s. About 191,000 workers left union ranks in 2021. …

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Citing Supreme Court order, government slams Congress, UPA over Antrix-Devas ‘fraud’ deal

A day after the Supreme Court upheld the decision of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal liquidation order of Devas Multimedia, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stormed into Congress, calling the 2005 Antrix-Devas deal a “fraud of Congress, by Congress, for Congress”. Accusing the then UPA government of making a …

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Devas Antrix Deal case: Congress should explain its role in Devas-Antrix deal, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman citing SC order

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has challenged the Congress party to come clean about the Antrix-Devas deal after the Supreme Court’s order on Monday upholding the liquidation. The Congress government did not appoint an arbitrator after Devas opted for international arbitration, even after he was reminded to appoint one, Finance Minister …

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Common Front federations to boycott Congress and BJP in Assembly elections : The Tribune India

Tribune press service Jalandhar, January 16 The Joint Front of Pensioners of UT Punjab Employees held a state-level convention at Desh Bhagat Yadgaar Hall here today. The federations and common front organizations, which attended the convention, passed a resolution that the state Congress government would face a boycott from them …

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India News | Prime Minister’s Security Failure: Nadda Says Well-Planned Plot, Asks Congressional Leaders to Get Politicized

New Delhi [India], Jan 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chairman Jagat Prakash Nadda on Tuesday demanded an apology from Congress leaders for politicizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s security issue. In a series of tweets, the BJP leader criticized the Punjab government for mocking such a sensitive issue. Read also …

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Congress demands forensic testing of police exam answer sheets

08 Jan 2022 | 7:39 AM HIST Congress demands forensic testing of police exam answer sheets GPYCC Chairman Says Congress Will Address Court To Further Exposure BJP’s Corrupt Practice Of Selling Jobs Team Herald PANJIM: The Goa Pradesh Youth Congress Committee (GPYCC) on Friday demanded a forensic test of the …

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One year after January 6, members of Congress from Mass. declare that democracy is still under attack

It’s been a year since Massachusetts residents and others across the country saw large numbers of people storm the United States Capitol in an attempt to overthrow the 2020 presidential election. Members of the State’s All-Democratic Congressional delegation were among those who were physically closest to the deadly violence and …

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One year after insurgency, Senator Markey says Congress must pass voting rights bill

Senator Ed Markey said Democrats are determined to pass federal voting rights legislation – despite unanimous opposition from Republicans in the Senate. The Massachusetts Democrat said the bill was especially needed now, as Republican-led legislatures in several states passed laws to make it harder to vote – and easier to …

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Devin Nunes officially resigns from Congress, paving way for leadership of Trump’s social media company

WASHINGTON – Devin Nunes formalized his resignation from Congress over the weekend, paving the way for him as the head of former President Trump’s new media and technology company. In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco), Nunes said her resignation as a congressman was effective at 11:59 …

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“MGP was ready to support a congressional government in 2017 without the GFP”

Jan 02, 2022 | 6:51 AM HIST “MGP was ready to support a congressional government in 2017 without the GFP” With the Goa Assembly elections quickly approaching, there has been a massive surge in political activity. The pre-ballot alliance between Goa’s oldest political party, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and …

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Congressman Ravneet Bittu tells Punjab CM Channi not to politicize Ludhiana court explosion

Indignant at the politicization by Punjab CM Charanjit Channi of the attack on the Ludhiana court, Congressman Navneet Singh Bittu urged Channi on Saturday to seek help from the Prime Minister and the Minister of the Interior in this case. Reminding the CM that the issue was national security, he …

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Congress wants to talk to Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan about January 6 insurgency, Trump Communications | Ohio News | Cincinnati

Photo: public domain Jim jordan Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan receives a special gift this Christmas. Or maybe the United States is? Investigating all aspects of the violent January 6 insurgency at the United States Capitol in Washington DC, the United States House of Representatives has requested a meeting with Jordan …

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Why electing Christy Smith to Congress is essential

LONG BEACH – In a tweet early Friday morning, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia announced he would run for the Congressional seat currently held by Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-CA47), who yesterday announced he was withdrawing from Congress. Hi everyone, I am running for Congress. My mother brought me to this …

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The numbers for drug reform in Congress don’t add up

As this session of Congress draws to a close, many have been disappointed by the lack of action on important legislation. One of them is cannabis. Going forward, pro-cannabis lawmakers will ultimately have choices to make. If comprehensive cannabis legislation is dead in this Congress – and it is – …

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BJP and Congress at war of words against the Belagavi unrest | Latest India News

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary general and Chikmagalur lawmaker CT Ravi on Monday accused Congress of ongoing unrest in Belagavi after statues of historical figures were disfigured and stones were thrown at vehicles government in the district. Ravi said state congressman DK Shivakumar was the “director and producer” of …

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Anti-Farmer Land Bill Amendment: Congressman: The Tribune India

Chandigarh, December 18 Qualifying the amendment to the 2021 bill on the right to fair compensation and transparency in the acquisition, rehabilitation and resettlement of land as anti-farmers, anti-tenants and anti-poor, Congressman Kiran Choudhry said it would spawn crony capitalism and go against the essence. of the 2013 law, which …

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Commentary: Congress of the 1850s shows the dangers of compromise

By Rachel Shelden / Washington Post Special This week, Congress Democrats announced they would move from the Build Back Better bill to full voting rights legislation. This transition is undoubtedly prompted by Democrats on the ground, who have called the efforts of Republicans allied to Trump to secure state political …

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Progressive Democrat, pro-Trump Republican in Congress race

History of candidates from the 20th district Democrat Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, 41, from Miramar, is a lawyer and CEO of home healthcare company Trinity Healthcare Services. She unsuccessfully challenged then-US Representative Alcee Hastings in the 2018 and 2020 primaries. She won the special November 2 primary held to fill the vacancy …

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Jayapal laments that progressives “don’t have enough control” in Congress

Amid a series of setbacks this week, Representative Pramila Jayapal acknowledged that progressive lawmakers are currently limited in their ability to advance a pro-working class agenda – an implicit endorsement by Senator Joe Manchin’s advice to elect more left-wing candidates if the goal is to win transformative policies that are …

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Will the 1031 exchanges be restricted by Congress?

The history of 1031 exchanges in commercial real estate is almost as long and complicated as the creation and evolution of the first modern American income tax code. At the turn of the 20th century, the US government was in desperate need of revenue after entering World War I, which …

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Nicholas Goldberg: If Roe vs. Wade is canceled, Congress could protect abortion rights. At least in theory

Congress could simply step in and pass a law codifying Roe’s protections and ensuring abortion would remain legal across the country. After all, most Americans support the right to abortion, and a slim majority in Congress does too. So why not enact federal law that allows women to control their …

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Califf goes to Congress – POLITICO

With Alice Miranda Ollstein Editor’s Note: POLITICO Pulse is a free version of the POLITICO Pro Health Care morning newsletter, which is delivered to our subscribers every morning at 6 a.m. The POLITICO Pro platform combines the news you need with tools you can use to take action on the …

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January 6 committee recommends Meadows be held in contempt of Congress

“Can he make a statement, ask people to leave the Capitol,” urged fellow Fox News personality Sean Hannity, Cheney said. Meadows never showed up for his Dec. 8 deposition to remedy his failure to comply with the Congressional subpoena, a day after the release of his book, “The Chief’s Leader,” …

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Social Media Overdrive Congress in States Linked to Polls, Marketing & Advertising News, AND BrandEquity

Congress on social media overdrive in states linked to polls. Congress is overheating in election-linked states and its social media campaign began with the party team setting up control rooms in Punjab, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Goa and Manipur . The team formed for each state has already traveled to the …

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Alfonso Vidal: Our economy, our families, need Congress to pass immigration reform

As a young man in my native Venezuela, I was kidnapped by Colombian guerrillas and detained for two weeks. Shortly after, I left the country due to persistent threats. I was lucky enough to settle in Evansville, where I immediately felt accepted and welcomed. I was able to complete my …

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US Congress Introduces Sudan Sanctions Bill to Scold Military

The US Congress on Thursday proposed legislation to sanction anyone who undermines “Sudan’s transition to democracy,” alongside a resolution condemning the October military takeover. The House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs advanced the two bills by voice vote without a single objection from a member. “Make no mistake, there …

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Instagram boss Adam Mosseri toasted by Congress over efforts to protect children

1/5 Instagram chief Adam Mosseri testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Data Security on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Wednesday. Photo by Sarah Silbiger / UPI | License photo December 8 (UPI) – Senate lawmakers on Wednesday pressed Instagram official Adam Mosseri over the …

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Devin Nunes resignation from Congress marks the end of a mistake

Eight years ago, as GOP House leaders struggled to deal with their most far-right members, a House Republican lashed out at Tory intransigence. It would not be enough to describe these Republican hardliners as “lemmings”, the GOP lawmaker said in 2013, “because jumping to their death is not enough for …

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Congress calls for drug control measures against drug cartels

06 Dec 2021 | 6:39 AM HIST Congress calls for drug control measures against drug cartels Claim Christmas a peak season, request to conduct operations without involving the local machinery since invariably the local machinery Team Herald MAPUSA: Calangute congressional leaders, including former congressman Agnelo Fernandes, former Sarpanch Joseph Sequira …

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The TMC is proactive and ambitious, the Congress fair and cranky. Watch this place

Trinamool Congresswoman (TMC) Leader Mamata Banerjee has gone to an undue effort to expand her party’s footprint nationwide and establish herself as the face of the national opposition ahead of the 2024 elections. In recent weeks, many disgruntled congressional leaders have joined the TMC: in Meghalaya, the Legislative Party of …

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Congress could really hurt the NFL if it wants to

WFT Photograph by All-Pro Reels Photography / Flickr. At a time when it looked like things couldn’t get worse for the beleaguered Washington football team. . . things seem to have gotten worse. In October, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform asked the NFL for documents related to the …

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Ghulam Nabi Azad admits “Congress cannot get 300 seats in 2024 polls” | Azad on article 370 | Asia News – Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – Ghulam Nabi Azad admits “Congress cannot get 300 seats in 2024 polls” | Azad on article 370 – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video …

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Congress urged to pass bill protecting healthcare workers – Catholic Philly

Representative Andy Harris, R-Md., Is seen in this May 2, 2020 file photo (CNS Photo / Tom Brenner, Reuters) By Catholic News Service • Posted on November 30, 2021 WASHINGTON (CNS) – U.S. Representative Andy Harris, R-Md., Urged Congress to pass the Conscience Protection Act. It would amend the Public …

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Karnataka HM Alleges Accused Bitcoin Scam Sriki Has Links to Congressional Leaders

Karnataka’s Interior Minister Araga Jnanendra claimed on Monday that the Congress party had ties to the Bitcoin scam, accused Sriki, saying he had been seen with several congressional leaders and MPs before his arrest. Addressing the Legislative Council member’s campaign meeting in Gandhi Maidan, the state HM noted that despite …

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Argentine Ambassador to Bolivia case to be taken to Congress at BA – MercoPress

The case of the Argentine ambassador to Bolivia will be brought before the BA Congress Saturday, November 27 2021 – 09:32 UTC Milman insisted that Basteiro’s actions were particularly dangerous as he encouraged Bolivian crowds to rally in the streets Argentina opposition lawmakers have announced they will call on President …

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Biparty Attorneys General Call on Congress to Center Federal-State Cooperation in Marijuana Legalization Plans

The South Dakota Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that a voter-approved marijuana legalization initiative was invalid on procedural grounds, a major setback for activists who have been waiting for the court’s decision for months. That said, advocates are now pursuing a two-pronged plan to implement the reform next year. In …

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Congressman’s Biggest Jerk candidate seeks promotion to be Texas’ Biggest Jerk

Gohmert, like Paxton’s other enemies, hopes the Attorney General’s many ethical issues will give him a natural openness: Congressman attacked his new opponent like someone who only “started working harder after so many of his most honorable and senior people in the GA’s office left, complaining of criminal conduct. Paxton …

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Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle: Congress leaders address the Republic ahead of swearing-in ceremony today – Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle: Congress leaders address the Republic ahead of swearing-in ceremony today – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. Rajasthan cabinet …

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farmers: withdrawal of agricultural laws driven by fear of elections, according to Congress leader P Chidambaram

Calling the Centre’s decision to repeal agricultural laws a “great victory for farmers and Congress,” party leader P Chidambaram on Friday criticized the government, saying the move was not inspired by a change of mind but motivated by “fear of elections”. His remarks came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in …

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Punjabi Congress Leader Navjot Singh Sidhu – Mysuru Today

Prime News, National, Agriculture, Farmers, Constitution, Democracy, Chandigarh, November 19: – On Friday November 19, Punjabic Congressman Navjot Singh Sidhu called Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement to repeal all three laws agricultural “steps in the right direction”. direction.” He added that the “sacrifice of the farmers has paid off”. “The …

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Members of Congress on signing of bipartite infrastructure bill | DC News | Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – Members of Congress on signing of bipartite infrastructure bill – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. Members of Congress share just a …

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GOP’s Cannabis Bill Officially Filed in Congress (Newsletter: November 16, 2021)

DEA once again boosts the production of psychedelics; OH medical marijuana expansion bill; Study: Cannabis legalization did not increase traffic accidents Subscribe to receive the Marijuana Moment newsletter delivered to your inbox every morning of the week. It’s the best way to find out which cannabis stories are shaping the …

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Congress passes $ 1.2 trillion infrastructure bill

A week after passing an interim measure that extended funding for freeways after Thanksgiving, the House of Representatives passed a $ 1.2 trillion infrastructure bill Friday night that provides $ 110 billion for roads, highways and bridges, as well as money for the construction of electric vehicle infrastructure, water projects, …

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Congress Passes $ 1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill, $ 12,500 Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Still Pending Passage

After a full day (if not months) of deliberation and negotiation, Congress approved a long-debated infrastructure bill totaling $ 1.2 trillion. The 228-206 vote convened by the United States House of Representatives early Saturday morning will put into action a vital part of President Biden’s national legislature. While 6 Democrats …

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Congress Must Act, Virginia Democrats Must Vote

Two teenagers enter a high school class during the change of period. As the teacher yells at them, they tear a pride flag from a wall and then sprint into a crowded room. They pass the professor and disappear. Shortly after, several students film themselves rushing into a school toilet …

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Grassley-backed police bills pass Congress

WASHINGTON – Three pro-police bills backed by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), a leading member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, were passed today by the House of Representatives. The bills were initially passed by the Senate Judiciary Committee in May during National Police Week and were approved by the Senate shortly …

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Congress Seeking NFL Documents |

A congressional committee is seeking documents and information from the NFL regarding the investigation into the Washington football team and how the league handled it. The House Committee on Oversight and Reform sent a letter to Commissioner Roger Goodell requesting by November 4 all documents and communications regarding the workplace …

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Fixing Congress requires fixing the way it legislates

How should Congress work? If you ask the average American this question, the answer would look like this: Lawmakers are elected to represent states and districts across the country. These elected officials have different ideas about what the government should do. Any of them can introduce a bill, then Congress …

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QAnon’s Ron Watkins says he’s running for Congress

Right-wing and online conspiracy theorist Ron Watkins filed the necessary documents and on Thursday announced his intention to run for Congress in Arizona state in 2023. Watkins, one of the many conservative D-List celebrities who thrived on the sidelines of MAGA throughout Trump’s presidency and subsequent downfall, is posing as …

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McManus: Congress, make Facebook safer

Doyle McManus is a Washington columnist for the Los Angeles Times and director of the journalism program at Georgetown University. Photo Facebook critics have long argued that the social media giant is bad for consumers, bad for children, and bad for the country – a serial abuser of its users’ …

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Congress, here are three ways to act on Facebook

Facebook critics have long argued that the social media giant is bad for consumers, bad for children, and bad for the country – a serial abuse of its users’ privacy, a misinformation amplifier, and far too much of a tool. practice to turn Americans against another. It turns out they …

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Companies call on Congress to strengthen voting rights law

Apple, Amazon, Google, Starbucks and Pepsi are among more than 150 companies that signed a letter released Wednesday calling on Congress to pass legislation that would expand Voting Rights Act protections for minority voters. “Despite decades of progress, barriers to exercising the right to vote persist in many states, especially …

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PRO Law: Congress Must Consider Significant NLRA Changes

Last month, the US House of Representatives voted 225 to 206 to pass the Right to Organize Act (“PRO Act”). If enacted in its current form, the PRO Act would implement sweeping changes to the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), aimed at strengthening workers’ rights to organize and bargain collectively. …

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