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Biden, Yellen back fast Senate stimulus action to boost economy

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - President Biden called on lawmakers to quickly approve his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid package, which passed the House of Representatives early Saturday and heads to the Senate.
“It's time to act,” Biden said in brief remarks Saturday at the White House, adding that an “overwhelming” percentage of the Americans support the legislation.
“We have no time to waste,” Biden said. “If we act now, decisively, quickly and boldly, we can finally get ahead of this virus, we can finally get our economy moving again.”
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said in a two-part tweet that the...
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At Black History Event, Harris Champions COVID-19 Bill For Its Aid To Black Americans

At Black History Event, Harris Champions COVID-19 Bill For Its Aid To Black Americans

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The vice president touted how President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package would benefit Black Americans hit disproportionately hard by the coronavirus.
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Biden, Yellen Back Fast Senate Stimulus Action to Boost Economy

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

President Joe Biden called on lawmakers to quickly approve his $1.9 trillion Covid-19 aid package, which passed the House of Representatives early Saturday and heads to the Senate.
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Nearly three dozen GOP mayors back Biden's COVID-19 relief package

Nearly three dozen GOP mayors back Biden's COVID-19 relief package

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement While President Joe Biden faces firm opposition to his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package from congressional Republicans, many elected GOP officials outside of Washington DC are singing a different tune.
Roughly 32 GOP mayors, representing cities from Oklahoma City and Arlington, Texas to Carmel, Indiana and Mesa, Arizona, are among 425 mayors who backed the relief bill in a letter through the US Conference of Mayors to Congress.
"American cities and our essential workers have been serving at the front lines of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic for nearly a year," the...
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House Votes To Make D.C. The 51st State

House Votes To Make D.C. The 51st State

D.C. is now closer to winning statehood than it has ever been, but the Senate's approval is far from certain. Read more ...

Republicans roll out $568 billion infrastructure package that Dems have...

Republicans roll out $568 billion infrastructure package that Dems have already rejected

Senate Republicans released a $568 billion infrastructure framework on Thursday intended as a counteroffer to President Joe Biden's infrastructure proposal, a plan about a... Read more ...

9-0 Supreme Court ruling guts FTC's ability to seek redress for consumers

9-0 Supreme Court ruling guts FTC's ability to seek redress for consumers

The Federal Trade Commission can't force companies that engage in wrongdoing to pay back consumers or give up ill-gotten profit, the Supreme Court held Thursday, dealing a huge... Read more ...

World Leaders Like Biden's 'Complete Change' on Climate

World Leaders Like Biden's 'Complete Change' on Climate

President Biden convened a virtual climate-change summit with other world leaders on Thursday and kicked things off with an ambitious pledge. Biden said the US would cut... Read more ...

Biden Pledges U.S. Will Cut Climate-Changing Pollution At Least In Half By 2030

Biden Pledges U.S. Will Cut Climate-Changing Pollution At Least In Half By 2030

The new target for limiting planet-warming pollution nearly doubles Obama's goal, highlighting how much time to act was lost during the Trump years. Read more ...

Biden pledges to halve US greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

Biden pledges to halve US greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden has pledged to cut US greenhouse gas emissions by 50% to 52% from 2005 levels by 2030. The White House made the announcement on... Read more ...

Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

The Pentagon has briefed top lawmakers on intelligence surrounding suspected directed-energy attacks against U.S. troops, and officials identified Russia as a likely culprit... Read more ...

House Answers Trump's Travel Ban With Bill

House Answers Trump's Travel Ban With Bill

The Democratic-led House passed legislation Wednesday designed to constrain a president's power to limit entry to the US, a response to former President Trump's travel ban... Read more ...

Impeachment investigators have received over 200 tips about Cuomo

Impeachment investigators have received over 200 tips about Cuomo

ALBANY, N.Y. - Investigators seeking to determine whether the New York state Assembly should move to impeach Gov. Andrew Cuomo have received more than 200 tips about his... Read more ...

Cops are willing to say Derek Chauvin is a murderer. Right-wing media stars...

Cops are willing to say Derek Chauvin is a murderer. Right-wing media stars are still struggling with that fact

Summary List Placement Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd. We can say that now that, after a jury of Chauvin's peers said he committed second-degree murder when the former... Read more ...