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Biden objects to raising gas tax to pay for infrastructure

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

The White House made clear Friday that President Biden was opposed to letting the federal gasoline tax rise at the rate of inflation to help pay for an infrastructure package...
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Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening to Lynch 2 Members of Congress

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

Kenneth R. Hubert, of Marionville, Mo., had threatened Representatives Emanuel Cleaver II after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol and Steve Cohen in 2019, prosecutors said.
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Biden objects to raising gas tax to pay for infrastructure

10 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - The White House made clear Friday that President Joe Biden was opposed to letting the federal gasoline tax rise at the rate of inflation to help pay for an...
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Declaration of Juneteenth holiday sparks scramble in states

11 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Congress and President Joe Biden acted with unusual swiftness this week in approving Juneteenth as a national holiday. That shifted the battle to the states, where the holiday...
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Congress Rushes to Help Afghans Seeking Visas for Helping U.S

13 hours ago   |   NY Times

With President Biden planning to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by September, a bipartisan coalition in Congress is rushing to bring Afghans facing retribution to the United...
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The IRS Could Be a Force for Social Good

21 hours ago   |   The New Republic

On June 10, 2019, John Lewis took to the floor of the House of Representatives to tout a piece of legislation that he and his colleagues, including some Republicans, had worked...
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Back home: Biden has daunting to-do list after European tour

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is facing a formidable to-do list now that he's back from his summit-filled trip to Europe, with pressing legislative challenges, foreign...
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GOP needs new health care target; 'Obamacare' survives again

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court's latest rejection of a Republican effort to dismantle “Obamacare” signals anew that the GOP must look beyond repealing the law if it wants to...
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Black Americans laud Juneteenth holiday, say more work ahead

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Black Americans rejoiced Thursday after President Joe Biden made Juneteenth a federal holiday, but some said that, while they appreciated the recognition at a time...
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Biden's new trickle-down economics

Biden's new trickle-down economics

1 day ago   |   Politico

Joe Biden's promise of a foreign policy that works for America's middle class boils down to this: making the global economy fairer for American workers. Beyond that it gets...
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Iran Elections: Looks Like a Win for Hard-Line Judiciary Chief

Iran Elections: Looks Like a Win for Hard-Line Judiciary Chief

The moderate candidate in Iran's presidential election has conceded he lost to the country's hard-line judiciary chief, the AP reports. Former Central Bank chief Abdolnasser... Read more ...

18 Died Of COVID-19 In Texas Prisons After Winning Parole: Report

18 Died Of COVID-19 In Texas Prisons After Winning Parole: Report

A new study found that there's a fatal delay built into the Texas prison system. Read more ...

Red Sox' frustrations boil over in maddening loss to Royals

Nick Pivetta gave them a chance, but the Red Sox couldn't take advantage. And after a clutch week of hitting, the Red Sox' magic ran out at the plate. After finally getting a... Read more ...

Hit by a ransomware attack? Your payment may be deductible

WASHINGTON - For Sat PMs As ransomware attacks surge, the FBI is doubling down on its guidance to affected businesses: Don't pay the cybercriminals. But the U.S. government... Read more ...

Fierce Capitol attacks on police in newly released videos

Videos released under court order provide a chilling new look at the chaos at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, including body camera footage that shows a man charging at a police... Read more ...

Grasso's Garage: RAM TRX is the king of.Everything

Grasso's Garage: RAM TRX is the king of.Everything

BOSTON, MA. MAY 4, 2021: The Ram TRX. (Staff photo by Marc Grasso/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA. MAY 4, 2021: The Ram TRX. (Staff photo by Marc Grasso/MediaNews... Read more ...

Rep. Ted Lieu calls Catholic bishops 'hypocrites' for trying to deny Biden...

Rep. Ted Lieu calls Catholic bishops 'hypocrites' for trying to deny Biden Communion over abortion stance while ignoring Bill Barr's death penalty push

Summary List Placement Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California lashed out at US Catholic Bishops on Friday after they voted in favor of advancing a document that could block... Read more ...

Eastern Mass. tournament scores and highlights from Friday

Tom Mulherin, Brendan Connelly BASEBALL DIVISION 1 NORTH PRELIMINARY ROUND - Friday Acton-Boxboro 9, Lowell 2 Central Catholic 12, Malden Catholic 2 Chelmsford 15, Malden... Read more ...

Boston Celebrates Juneteenth

Boston Celebrates Juneteenth

Boston, MA. - June 18: Members of the Area 51 Majorette Dance Team perform during the flag raising ceremony in recognition of Juneteenth outside City Hall on June 18, 2021 in... Read more ...

Conservative activists heckle Pence at conference in Florida

Some attendees at a conference in Florida for conservative activists heckled former Vice President Mike Pence on Friday during a speech. Read more ...