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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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U.S., China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

U.S., China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

SEOUL, South Korea - The United States and China, the world's two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President... Read more ...

Marjorie Taylor Greene said she is not launching 'America First' caucus and...

Marjorie Taylor Greene said she is not launching 'America First' caucus and that she had not read the proposal, following backlash from GOP

Summary List Placement Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is not launching an "America First" caucus and said she had not read the document shared by Punchbowl News on Friday that... Read more ...

Marjorie Taylor Greene Backs Off Extremist America First Caucus After Backlash

Marjorie Taylor Greene Backs Off Extremist America First Caucus After Backlash

But the conservative Republican member of Congress still vows to push Donald Trump's "America First agenda with my congressional colleagues." Read more ...

Greene Plans Caucus Built on 'Anglo-Saxon Traditions'

Greene Plans Caucus Built on 'Anglo-Saxon Traditions'

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, who is not on any congressional committees , is forming her own "America First" caucus based on "Anglo-Saxon political... Read more ...

Biden plays first round of golf as president

Biden plays first round of golf as president

Joe Biden is playing his first round of golf as president Saturday at Wilmington Country Club in Delaware. Biden is golfing with Ron Olivere, the father-in-law of Biden's late... Read more ...

Queen sits alone at funeral for Prince Philip to set example

Queen sits alone at funeral for Prince Philip to set example

WINDSOR, England - Queen Elizabeth II is sitting alone in the quire of St. George's Chapel during the funeral of Prince Philip, the man who had been by her side for 73... Read more ...

April Snow Day

April Snow Day

BOSTON, MA. APRIL 16, 2021: A mid-April snow blankets the Public Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Staff photo by Nicolaus Czarnecki/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA... Read more ...

The 10 GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump have already received $6.4...

The 10 GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump have already received $6.4 million in donations this year - far more than their 2022 midterm opponents

Summary List Placement Republican lawmakers who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump have received more than $6 million in political donations between them since... Read more ...

Justice Department Sues Trump Crony Roger Stone For Alleged $2 Million In...

Justice Department Sues Trump Crony Roger Stone For Alleged $2 Million In Unpaid Taxes

Prosecutors say Stone and his wife shielded their income in a commercial entity and used funds they owed the IRS on a "lavish lifestyle" instead. Read more ...

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes...

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes and interest

Summary List Placement Former GOP strategist Roger Stone was sued Friday by the federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes, interest, and penalties. The complaint... Read more ...