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A meager gain in US jobs last month highlights virus' damage

27 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

America's employers barely added jobs last month, underscoring the viral pandemic's ongoing grip on the economy and likely adding momentum to the Biden administration's push for a bold rescue aid package.
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Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

The FBI on Thursday arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide, on charges related to the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, marking the first known instance of an... Read more ...

Capitol Police Request That National Guard Extend Stay In Washington By 60 Days

Capitol Police Request That National Guard Extend Stay In Washington By 60 Days

The request, reported by multiple outlets, comes amid heightened security in response to a another potential extremist plot to attack the Capitol complex. Read more ...

Lawmakers Expel Colleague for Pattern of Harassment

Lawmakers Expel Colleague for Pattern of Harassment

The North Dakota House on Thursday voted to expel a lawmaker accused of threatening and sexually harassing women at the Capitol, the first such expulsion in state history... Read more ...

GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn says being called a 'Neanderthal' is actually a...

GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn says being called a 'Neanderthal' is actually a good thing after Biden criticized states for lifting mask mandates

Summary List Placement Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee defended Neanderthals after President Joe Biden criticized Texas and Mississippi for lifting their mask... Read more ...

Capitol Police requests extended National Guard presence on the Hill

Capitol Police requests extended National Guard presence on the Hill

The Capitol Police has asked the National Guard to extend its deployment to the Capitol beyond next week amid mounting concerns over domestic extremists seeking to target... Read more ...

U.S. officials believe Iran-backed group responsible for latest rocket...

U.S. officials believe Iran-backed group responsible for latest rocket attack in Iraq

U.S. and Iraqi officials believe that an Iran-backed group with a history of targeting Americans in Iraq was responsible for Wednesday's attack on an Iraqi air base that hosts... Read more ...

House Passes Biggest Voting Rights Bill in Decades

House Passes Biggest Voting Rights Bill in Decades

A sweeping voting rights reform bill passed the House in a 220-210 vote Wednesday night, with every Republican and one Democrat voting against. The HR1 "For the People Act... Read more ...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster Fight

The sweeping reform bill would nullify the new wave of voter restrictions that Republicans are pushing at the state level. Read more ...

Watchdog says Elaine Chao, ex-transpo secretary and Mitch McConnell's wife...

Watchdog says Elaine Chao, ex-transpo secretary and Mitch McConnell's wife, misused office including making staff edit her dad's Wikipedia page

Summary List Placement Elaine Chao, the former transportation secretary under Trump and wife of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, was cited by the Inspector General for... Read more ...

Cuomo's office accused of violating its own sexual harassment policy

Cuomo's office accused of violating its own sexual harassment policy

ALBANY, N.Y. - A high-ranking Democrat in the New York Legislature and a lawyer representing one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's accusers say the governor's office flouted its own rules... Read more ...