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Biden says Walter Mondale paved a way for others and was a model for his service

Biden says Walter Mondale paved a way for others and was a model for his service

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden attributed part of his success in politics to former Vice President Walter Mondale, who died on Monday at the age of 93. "When I...
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Watch Obama, Shaq, and Charles Barkley team up to combat Black vaccine hesitancy in new video

Watch Obama, Shaq, and Charles Barkley team up to combat Black vaccine hesitancy in new video

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Former President Barack Obama spoke with former basketball players Shaquille O'Neal, and Charles Barkley in a bid to address vaccine hesitancy among...
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As Biden approaches 100th day in office, Republicans admit difficulties in attacking his agenda

As Biden approaches 100th day in office, Republicans admit difficulties in attacking his agenda

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden has befuddled Republicans in Washington, DC. He successfully pushed through his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill despite the...
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Ted Cruz Says Joe Biden Rivals Barack Obama for 'Most Anti-Israel Administration' in 50 Years

7 days ago   |   Newsweek

"I think over the next four years we're going to see them sending money to the enemies of Israel and the enemies of America," the Texas senator said.
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Senate OKs tough former regulator as market watchdog chief

8 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Senate has approved President Joe Biden's choice of Gary Gensler to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, signaling an emphasis on investor protection...
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Biden moves to leverage corporate America's falling out with GOP

Biden moves to leverage corporate America's falling out with GOP

8 days ago   |   Politico

The business community doesn't dislike President Joe Biden's proposal to hike corporate taxes to pay for a massive $2 trillion-plus infrastructure plan. They detest it. But...
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Obama says he 'grieves' with the family of Daunte Wright, makes call to 'reimagine policing and public safety'

Obama says he 'grieves' with the family of Daunte Wright, makes call to 'reimagine policing and public safety'

9 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday expressed grief at the police killing of a 20-year old Black man, Daunte Wright in Minnesota, while also calling...
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'Liar's dividend': The more we learn about deepfakes, the more dangerous they become

'Liar's dividend': The more we learn about deepfakes, the more dangerous they become

9 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In April 2018, BuzzFeed released a shockingly realistic video of a Barack Obama deepfake where the former president's digital lookalike appeared to call...
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Harry Reid on former House Speaker John Boehner: 'I did everything I could to cause him trouble' but we 'got a lot done'

Harry Reid on former House Speaker John Boehner: 'I did everything I could to cause him trouble' but we 'got a lot done'

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement When former Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada was asked on Saturday about a now-infamous confrontation with former GOP House Speaker...
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John Boehner says his time as House speaker was like being the 'mayor' of a 'Crazytown' full of 'jackasses'

John Boehner says his time as House speaker was like being the 'mayor' of a 'Crazytown' full of 'jackasses'

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Former House Speaker John Boehner likened his time in Congress to living in "Crazytown," according to an excerpt of his upcoming tell-all memoir reported...
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The CDC is investigating the death of an Oregon woman after she received the...

The CDC is investigating the death of an Oregon woman after she received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Summary List Placement The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating the death of a woman in Oregon within two weeks after she was inoculated with the Johnson... Read more ...

Dow tumbles 322 points after Biden plans to nearly double capital-gains tax...

Dow tumbles 322 points after Biden plans to nearly double capital-gains tax for wealthy Americans

Summary List Placement US stocks staged a sharp reversal and moved lower in Thursday afternoon trades following a Bloomberg report that President Biden is considering nearly... Read more ...

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as...

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as high as 43.4% for wealthy Americans

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden plans to propose a capital gains tax rate that is nearly double the current level, according to a report from Bloomberg on... Read more ...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing market cools

Summary List Placement The headline mortgage rate's plunge below 3% last year was a big deal. It added fuel to a housing market boom that continues to this day. The rate... Read more ...

Marjorie Taylor-Greene wants Green New Deal debate with AOC after taking a...

Marjorie Taylor-Greene wants Green New Deal debate with AOC after taking a week to read ‘14 page communist manifesto'

Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Greene claims she will debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the proposed Green New Deal, but was ridiculed for seemingly taking a week to read the “14... Read more ...

The scientist behind Pfizer's vaccine says people will likely need a third...

The scientist behind Pfizer's vaccine says people will likely need a third COVID-19 shot along with yearly doses

Summary List Placement People are likely going to need a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and then annual shots, similar to the seasonal flu, said the scientist behind the... Read more ...

Russia suddenly says it's pulling back troops from Ukraine's borders after...

Russia suddenly says it's pulling back troops from Ukraine's borders after weeks of tensions and fears of an invasion

Summary List Placement Russia on Thursday abruptly announced it's pulling troops back from Ukraine's borders, just one day after President Vladimir Putin warned that anyone who... Read more ...

The CDC finds no safety risks for pregnant people who get the Pfizer and...

The CDC finds no safety risks for pregnant people who get the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines

Summary List Placement The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines don't seem to pose any serious risk during pregnancy, according to a preliminary study using data from the US... Read more ...

A SPAC backed by an LA Dodgers co-owner will take online ticket reseller...

A SPAC backed by an LA Dodgers co-owner will take online ticket reseller Vivid Seats public at a $2 billion valuation

Summary List Placement A blank check company backed by Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly announced Thursday that it is taking online ticket marketplace Vivid Seats... Read more ...

US stocks mixed as investors weigh strong jobless-claims data against rising...

US stocks mixed as investors weigh strong jobless-claims data against rising global virus cases

Summary List Placement US stocks were mixed Thursday as investors weighed strong jobless claims data with rising global COVID-19 cases. Initial jobless claims in the US slid to... Read more ...