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What Biden needs to do in this year's State of the Union speech

What Biden needs to do in this year's State of the Union speech

18 minutes ago   |   NPR

On Tuesday, Biden will deliver his State of the Union speech to a divided Congress - and a big audience at home. It's seen as an unofficial kick-off to his expected re-election...
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Editorial: Legislature where money talks

Editorial: Legislature where money talks

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The scramble for leadership posts on Beacon Hill is underway. As in Congress, the committee assignments are plum positions, but they also come with risks. If the pay is so...
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Republican Congress members urged Americans to shoot down Chinese spy balloon

Republican Congress members urged Americans to shoot down Chinese spy balloon

12 hours ago   |   New York Post

"Literally every regular person I know is talking about how to shoot down the Chinese Spy Balloon. It would be great if an average Joe shot it down because China Joe won't...
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Congress faces familiar questions on police reform

13 hours ago   |   Star Tribune


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The US promised the Cherokee Nation a seat in Congress in a treaty that fueled the Trail of Tears. 188 years later, the Cherokee say lawmakers may finally fulfill that promise

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Kim Teehee has been proposed to serve as the Cherokee Nation's first congressional delegate. iStock; Sue Ogrocki/AP Images; Rebecca Zisser/Insider The Cherokee Nation was...
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John Fetterman's picture-taking, buddy-making, convention-breaking first month on Capitol Hill

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Democratic Sen. John Fetterman of Pennsylvania and his family await their turn in the Old Senate Chamber on January 3, 2023. Michael Brochstein/Sipa USA/Reuters John Fetterman...
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From Washington: Can Speaker McCarthy Strike Debt Limit Deal?

1 day ago   |   FOX News

On Wednesday, President Biden and House Speaker McCarthy discussed the nation's looming debt ceiling crisis for the first time. The meeting, which lasted over an hour, yielded...
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The Pentagon Saw a Warship Boondoggle. Congress Saw Jobs

1 day ago   |   NY Times

After years of crippling problems and a changing mission, the Navy pushed to retire nine of its newest ships. Then the lobbying started.
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McCaughey: D.C. spending threatens high standard of living

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

The average American home is almost 2,200 square feet. An average home in the United Kingdom is a minuscule 818 square feet, in Finland 880 square feet and in Germany under...
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Biden makes progress on 'unity agenda' outlined in 2022

1 day ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

A year ago, President Joe Biden used his first State of the Union address to push top Democratic priorities that were sure to face a battle in the narrowly divided Congress...
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China Finds Itself With Limited Options After U.S. Shoots Down Balloon

Beijing registered “strong discontent and protest.” But there may be little it can do to retaliate. Read more ...

Jared Goff tells Derek Carr there's a great life on the other side after...

Jared Goff knows how Derek Carr is feeling right now. The Rams decided to move on from Goff two years ago and traded him to the Lions, and so Goff has experienced what Carr is... Read more ...

EU migration impasse leaves many refugees out in the cold

Many refugees and asylum-seekers are literally left out in the cold for months as the European Union fails to get its migration system working properly Read more ...

91-year-old New York crossing guard retires after 41 years: ‘My life feels...

91-year-old New York crossing guard retires after 41 years: ‘My life feels so complete'

Louise Kobs, a 91-year-old crossing guard from Long Island, New York, has retired after more than four decades on the job. Read more ...

Oswaldo Cabrera in mix to be Yankees' starting left fielder

Oswaldo Cabrera in mix to be Yankees' starting left fielder

Oswaldo Cabrera went back to Venezuela this offseason a conquering hero. Will he return to the Yankees as their primary left fielder? Read more ...

Brutal cold snap hits northeastern US, shattering record lows

The Arctic air that descended on the northeastern US has brought record-setting sub-zero temperatures and wind chills. Read more ...

UFC Fight Night 218 results: Serghei Spivac dominates Derrick Lewis, calls...

UFC Fight Night 218 results: Serghei Spivac dominates Derrick Lewis, calls out Jon Jones

With three straight stoppage wins in less than a year, the UFC might have a new heavyweight contender on its hands. Serghei Spivac made easy work of two-time title challenger... Read more ...

Voting starts for Cyprus' presidency, with 3 front-runners

Cypriots began voting for their eighth president in the ethnically divided island's 62-year history as an independent republic, with three front-runners each portraying... Read more ...

Ex-Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, who aided U.S. war in Afghanistan...

Ex-Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, who aided U.S. war in Afghanistan, has died

Gen. Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a bloodless coup and later led a reluctant Pakistan into aiding the U.S. war in Afghanistan against the Taliban, has died. He was 79. Read more ...

A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith trades take Eagles to next level

A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith trades take Eagles to next level

A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith have caught everything thrown their way... except for the curse that once afflicted the Eagles' receivers room. Read more ...