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Senate clears hurdle to avoiding a shutdown

Senate clears hurdle to avoiding a shutdown

7 hours ago   |   Politico

The Senate on Tuesday cleared a key procedural hurdle to advancing a short-term funding patch that would prevent a government shutdown on Wednesday at midnight. The Senate...
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How the financial impact of coronavirus could haunt consumers for a long time

7 hours ago   |   Fortune

While the U.S. stock market bounced back quickly amid global lockdown orders, the pandemic will undoubtedly have a lasting economic impact that could change the way investors...
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US stocks slide as investors await further stimulus negotiations

US stocks slide as investors await further stimulus negotiations

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement US stocks finished the day down on Tuesday, as the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 index led the Dow Jones and S&P 500 indices. Investors likely have their eyes on...
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WATCH: DCCC Launches First TV and Radio Ads in TX-24 Slamming Beth Van Duyne on Health Care

10 hours ago   |   DCCC

New TV and radio ads will reach TX-24 voters on English broadcast and Spanish radio Today, the DCCC released its first TV and radio ads ahead of the general election in TX-24...
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House Intelligence panel to subpoena DHS over whistleblower

10 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Tuesday he will subpoena the Department of Homeland Security after a department whistleblower wasn't allowed...
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How white and non-Black people can pay reparations, even if Congress never figures it out

How white and non-Black people can pay reparations, even if Congress never figures it out

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The murders of George Floyd and other Black Americans this summer reignited the Black Lives Matter movement and prompted high levels of giving to Black...
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Profitable Losses, or How Trump Trimmed His Taxes

11 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   4 articles

How does a billionaire pay next to nothing in federal income taxes? The simple answer is by losing money. But a New York Times report on how President Donald Trump has...
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Mueller Prosecutor Investigated for Lying to Congress

11 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

That the Washington Post is reporting that three career supervisors are disputing Zelinsky's claims about three career supervisors is a problem.
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Here's what the IRS considers an 'ordinary and necessary' business expense on your taxes

Here's what the IRS considers an 'ordinary and necessary' business expense on your taxes

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement As a tax professional, I know well what the IRS means by "ordinary and necessary" business expenses that can be deducted on your taxes. These expenses...
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UBS says the chances of a Democratic sweep have risen to 50% as Trump and Biden square off in their first debate. These 9 assets will help investors profit if a blue wave comes crashing in

UBS says the chances of a Democratic sweep have risen to 50% as Trump and Biden square off in their first debate. These 9 assets will help investors profit if a blue wave comes crashing in

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Just a few months ago, much of Wall Street believed that the November 2020 elections were going to produce more divided government. Today they have their...
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'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78

'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78

Helen Reddy, who shot to stardom in the 1970s with her rousing feminist anthem “I Am Woman” and recorded a string of other hits, has died. Read more ...

Local analyst weighs in on importance of first presidential debate

Local analyst weighs in on importance of first presidential debate

The states are high Tuesday night with both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden trying to win over undecided voters and secure their support base. Read more ...

Biden tells Trump to 'shut up, man' after 20 minutes of constant bickering...

Biden tells Trump to 'shut up, man' after 20 minutes of constant bickering in the first presidential debate

Summary List Placement After getting cut off by President Donald Trump repeatedly over the first 20 minutes of Monday night's debate, Democratic nominee Joe Biden finally had... Read more ...

Disney to lay off around 28,000 workers at its parks in California and...

Disney to lay off around 28,000 workers at its parks in California and Florida due to pandemic

The affected workers range from salaried employees to nonunion hourly workers. Read more ...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes announces he's going to be a dad

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes announces he's going to be a dad

The Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback shared this image of him and his fiancée, Brittany Matthews, holding a sonogram Tuesday afternoon on Instagram. Read more ...

Trump tells Proud Boys to 'stand by' after being asked to condemn white...

Trump tells Proud Boys to 'stand by' after being asked to condemn white supremacists in presidential debate

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump hesitated when asked to condemn white supremacists during the first presidential debate on Tuesday evening. During a segment... Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg laid to rest in private ceremony at Arlington National...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg laid to rest in private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was buried Tuesday in a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, next to her husband and several other Supreme Court justices. Ginsburg, who died on... Read more ...

Biden releases tax returns before debate, amid furor over Trump's

Biden releases tax returns before debate, amid furor over Trump's

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden today released his 2019 tax return, showing he paid nearly $300,000 in federal taxes, just hours before a presidential debate... Read more ...

Trump, Biden battle over filling RBG seat during first presidential debate

Trump, Biden battle over filling RBG seat during first presidential debate

CLEVELAND, Ohio - President Trump defended his decision to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Bader Ginsburg during Tuesday night's first presidential debate... Read more ...

Here are the biggest moments from the chaotic first Trump-Biden debate

Here are the biggest moments from the chaotic first Trump-Biden debate

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden went head-to-head in a chaotic first debate Tuesday night. The night was dominated by yelling... Read more ...