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Ocasio-Cortez, Progressives Challenge Biden on Minimum Wage Hike

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The Senate scramble over raising the federal minimum wage is presenting the first major test of the uneasy alliance between the Democratic Party's vocal progressive wing and...
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House Poised to Pass Stimulus as Minimum Wage Hike Dealt Blow

21 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

The House is poised to pass President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 stimulus, but a ruling by late Thursday by a Senate official dealt a major blow to prospects that the...
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House Passes LGBTQ-Rights Bill; Faces Long Odds in Senate

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, though Senate rules could make it difficult...
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Biden's Minimum-Wage Increase Ruled Out of Order for Senate

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg   |   3 articles

Prospects for raising the U.S. minimum wage to $15 per hour took a possibly fatal blow on Thursday, when a Senate official ruled that Democrats cannot use a fast-track budget...
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H.R. 1 Threatens Our Democracy

1 day ago   |   DickMorris.com

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have teamed up to introduce H.R. 1 and S. 1 in their respective houses. By assigning them these bill numbers the chambers' leaders are...
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Democrats Eye Permanent Child Credit Expansion: Stimulus Update

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Democratic lawmakers said they'd work on making the expanded child tax credit in President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic-relief bill permanent, adding to signs that...
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Biden Directs Staff to Address Chip Shortages Idling Auto Plants

2 days ago   |   Bloomberg

President Joe Biden said he's directing his administration to address shortfalls in semiconductor production that have idled production at some auto plants as he signed an...
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Biden's big task: Keeping 50 Democrats in line

Biden's big task: Keeping 50 Democrats in line

2 days ago   |   Politico

Joe Biden spent lots of time talking about unity and bipartisanship in Washington over the last two months. But at the moment there's a more urgent imperative: keeping...
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‘Reno 911!,' Inside Amy Schumer,' and ‘Frasier' Reboots to Premiere on Paramount+

2 days ago   |   New York Post

The new streaming service is also planning a Workaholics movie.
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Rep. Ken Buck : Our Grandchildren Will Be Bailing Out Blue States With The COVID Bill

2 days ago   |   FOX News

On Fox Across America with Jimmy Failla, Rep. Ken Buck discussed why blue states seem to be getting more money from the COVID bill than red states, and why Dr. Anthony Fauci...
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House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

It's President Joe Biden's first crack at his initial legislative goal of acting decisively against the pandemic. Read more ...

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James had 28 points, Dennis Schröder added 22 in his return to the Lakers' lineup, and Los Angeles snapped its four-game losing streak with a 102-93... Read more ...

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

The proposal, which would provide a new round of financial support for workers, families and businesses, will now advance to the Senate. Read more ...

House Democrats pass Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, sending it to the...

House Democrats pass Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, sending it to the Senate as minimum wage fight looms

Summary List Placement House Democrats approved President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion emergency spending package in a 219-212 vote early on Saturday morning, sending the... Read more ...

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

CHICAGO - Marquise Kennedy scored 16 points, and No. 21 Loyola Chicago hung on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52 on Friday night. Read more ...

Richard Holzer sentenced to nearly 20 years in plot to bomb Colorado synagogue

Richard Holzer sentenced to nearly 20 years in plot to bomb Colorado synagogue

An avowed white supremacist was sentenced on Friday to 19-1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty months ago to a federal hate-crimes case stemming from a botched plot to... Read more ...

Shades of red: Thunder beat Hawks after uniform mix-up

Shades of red: Thunder beat Hawks after uniform mix-up

OKLAHOMA CITY - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Atlanta Hawks 118-109 on Friday night after changing uniforms at halftime... Read more ...

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

CHICAGO - Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton each scored 22 points and the Phoenix Suns rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 106-97, on Friday night. Read more ...

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

CHICAGO - The inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway have been shut down Friday night following a shooting that injured two people, according to Illinois State... Read more ...

Mass. doctor says J&J COVID-19 vaccine helps 'getting us back to the new normal'

Mass. doctor says J&J COVID-19 vaccine helps 'getting us back to the new normal'

South Shore Health's Dr. Simone Wildes says the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will significantly reduce hospitalizations and death. Read more ...