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Inflation and rising prices stem from Biden’s policies

After reading Joe LaLumia’s letter (“Challenging Beliefs About Socialism Brings Silence,” Feb. 26), I thought some of his statements needed to be addressed. He argues that “…rising fuel prices, supply chain problems, and inflation – are the result of years of Republican free-market deregulation. Fuel prices are the result of …

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Japan mulls options after US ban on Russian oil

Japan is weighing its options on Russian oil after the United States on Tuesday banned US energy imports from Russia, including oil, coal and LNG. Japan has been coordinating closely with Western allies regarding sanctions against Russia following Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, but has yet to decide whether it will …

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Trump news today: Ex-president’s first statement since accountant cut ties blames ‘vicious bullying tactics’

Stormy Daniels obliquely denies writing a statement on the Trump case Former President Donald Trump has released his first statement since his accounting firm Mazars USA severed ties. The former president’s longtime accounting firm dropped him as a client, writing in a court filing that a decade of Donald Trump’s …

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White House warns protests at US-Canada border crossings are already causing ‘significant impacts’ on some industries

“We know that a number of businesses and industries are experiencing significant impacts from these disruptions. The Department of Homeland Security, the National Security Council, the Department of Transportation and the National Economic Council are working collaboratively, including with their Canadian counterparts at all levels. – to rapidly develop a …

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Why Biden Softened On Facebook Over COVID Misinformation

WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (Reuters) – When U.S. President Joe Biden accused Facebook of “killing people” by spreading vaccine lies in July, many experts and researchers hoped it marked the start of a battle for White House against a flood of misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the United States. Six …

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US close to Russia sanctions as Biden mulls options over Ukraine crisis – live | American News

donald trump is widely accused of “saying the quiet part out loud”, protesting that Mike Pence could have “reversed” the electoral defeat of his boss by Joe Biden. Although he appeared to admit that Biden had already won, Trump usually insists that he won and that his opponent stole the …

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EXPLANATOR: Russia’s risky options beyond full attack on Ukraine

WASHINGTON — Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be preparing to launch an invasion of Ukraine, with more than 100,000 troops positioned across the country. Certainly, the United States believes it is, and President Joe Biden has warned Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy that an attack could take place in February. …

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Russian expert lays out Putin’s ‘menu of options’ on Ukraine, warns US vulnerability being tested

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Fox News contributor Daniel Hoffman explained during comments to Fox News Digital on Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has a “menu of options” for taking hostile action toward Ukraine. Putin, who has amassed 100,000 troops on the Ukrainian border, is also …

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What Biden’s competitive crusade teaches us about globalization

Joe Biden has, pretty much since the start of his administration, taken a tougher stance on competition policy than any US president in memory. He has set up antitrust attorneys at the Federal Trade Commission, the Justice Department and the White House. He issued an executive order tackling corporate concentration …

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What future for the automotive industry in 2022?

From critical semiconductor chip shortages and shutdowns of major assembly plants, to soaring car prices and empty dealerships, 2021 has been a year to remember for automakers and consumers alike. But there has also been an increase in sales of electric vehicles and a growing shift from sedans to SUVs …

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Reviews | We talk about power – who has it and who gets punched in the face by it

In 1971, Susan DeMarco, Susan Sechler, and I teamed up in a Washington-based public interest group (rather awkwardly named the Agribusiness Accountability Project) to launch a foray into the little-examined and multibillion-dollar maze of policies. American agriculture and food. But other progressive activists at the time were baffled by us. …

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Panel on Capitol Hill Attack Obtains PowerPoint Outlining Plan for Trump to Staging Coup | Attack on the US Capitol

Former Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows gave the House select committee investigating the Jan.6 attack on Capitol Hill a PowerPoint recommending that Donald Trump declare a national security emergency in order to return to the presidency. The fact that Meadows was in possession of a PowerPoint the …

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The ‘Chinese shock’ still shakes the world as it grapples with the future of commerce

(Bloomberg) – Twenty years after China’s accession to the World Trade Organization, governments around the world are wondering how to handle the heavy weight of exports over the next two decades. Bloomberg’s Most Read While it is widely accepted, even by those who brought China into the global trade tent, …

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Update on the latest cases:

FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks collapse after gloomy jobs report, as markets hover NEW YORK (AP) – Wall Street is collapsing after a mixed reading on jobs in the United States, a reading investors said was difficult to parse, in the latest episode of market dizzying trading. The S&P 500 was down …

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‘All options’ on table for US as Russia increases troops on Ukrainian border

Read more US President Joe Biden expressed concern about the situation in Ukraine and reiterated Washington’s support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity. He added that he will meet “in all probability” with his Ukrainian and Russian counterparts Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Vladimir Poutine. The comments came as US Secretary of State Antony …

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China is more of a risky competitor than a distant global rival of the United States (Report)

Tensions between the US and China are not easing as the Biden administration pushes Donald Trump’s strict Beijing policy forward and turns it into one-on-one competition with the Asian country, report says . The Hong Kong Post, in an opinion piece, said the Biden administration viewed China as a riskier …

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Our fight against climate change begins with the export of American natural gas to replace coal

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – NOVEMBER 02: US President Joe Biden speaks during action on forests and land … [+] Use the event on day three of COP26 on November 2, 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. 2021 will see the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference. The conference will run from October 31st …

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How Washington could fight record inflation in the United States

Published on: 11/15/2021 – 18:56Amended: 11/15/2021 – 18:54 Washington (AFP) – As US prices rise at a rate not seen in decades, President Joe Biden’s administration is looking for ways to turn the tide. From easing tariffs on China to tackling the semiconductor shortage, Washington could take many steps to …

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US flies B-1 bomber over Persian Gulf: “All options on the table” against Iran

The Pentagon announced on Sunday that the US Air Force had carried out another flight over the Persian Gulf by a B-1B strategic bomber. The resumption of these threatening operations, which have grown steadily in the final days of the Trump administration, came amid warnings of “military options” from the …

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US agrees to ease Trump-era tariffs on EU steel and aluminum

Ed Steiner places an identification tag on one of the many reels of recycled metal shipped to manufacturers to be made into products such as nails, fences and springs at the Co-Steel mini-factory in Perth Amboy, NJ L The Biden administration announced an agreement on Saturday with the European Union …

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(LEAD) US, South Korea to continue discussions on declaration of end of war and other options for North Korean diplomacy (sent to Washington)

(ATTN: UPDATES with more detail throughout; CHANGES photo)By Song Sang-ho and Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) – The US official on North Korea said on Sunday he was eager to continue exploring different options with South Korea to resume dialogue with Pyongyang, including the proposal for a declaration of …

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Richard Haass’s Taiwan Triangle

The goal of US policy toward the island should be to reduce uncertainty about America’s intentions and its ability to achieve them, while pointing out to Chinese leaders the economic and military costs of aggression. As much as the Chinese rulers want Taiwan, they also want to retain the power …

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Florida delegation urges Joe Biden to protect Florida farmers from unfair trading practices

Last week the United States Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Led members of the Florida congressional delegation in a letter to President Joe Biden urging the administration to protect Florida’s seasonal fruit and vegetable growers from unfair business competition. United States joined Rubio Senator Rick Scott, R-Fla., And US Representatives Gus …

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Kyodo News Digest: October 9, 2021

The following is the latest list of news summaries selected by Kyodo News. ———- US, China hold trade talks, with tariff elimination on agenda WASHINGTON – U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai spoke with her Chinese counterpart Liu He on Friday about a bilateral trade deal signed last year, with Beijing …

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Kyodo News Digest: October 5, 2021

The following is the latest list of news summaries selected by Kyodo News. ———- Biden looks forward to working closely with new Japanese Prime Minister Kishida WASHINGTON – US President Joe Biden said on Monday he would seek to work closely with new Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, calling the …

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Debt Ceiling Crisis: Why Congress Cannot Afford To Wait For October 18

And Democrats and Republicans are at a dead end on how to solve the problem. Republicans argue that Democrats, who control both houses of Congress and the White House, should deal with the issue on their own without GOP votes, while Democrats insist the issue is a shared bipartisan responsibility. …

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Trump asks federal judge to restore Twitter account

Photo: Justin sullivan (Getty Images) Former President Donald Trump suffers from Twitter withdrawal. Having no viable way to get his fix since Twitter cut him off, Trump has turned to a federal judge to argue his case, hoping the legal system will force the company to let him tweet again …

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Another point of view: Trump’s tariffs have become Biden’s tariffs

As a presidential candidate, Joe Biden said the Trump administration’s trade war with China and head-to-head tariffs are weighing on the US economy and hurting US consumers, manufacturers and farmers. But eight months into his presidency, Biden has not lifted any of Donald Trump’s tariffs, not even those imposed on …

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CASH-Most Yields Fall Following Fourth Quarter Repositioning

(Updates with market activity, details on short-term debt, Fitch comments) By Ross Kerber Oct 1 (Reuters) - Traders sent longer-term U.S. Treasury yields lower on Friday as they repositioned for the year's fourth quarter, although Washington's budget battles sent up yields on soon-to-mature debt. The benchmark 10-year yield was down …

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The climate crisis intensifies the American border crisis. it will only get worse

More than 10,000 migrants from Haiti converged on the US border at Del Rio, Texas this week and up to 30,000 may also seek to travel north. Their experiences are similar to those of migrants from Central and South America, where political and economic instability and climate change threaten their …

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TRESORERIE-US Higher yields on a possible rate hike in 2022

(Adds afternoon pricing, comment) By Herbert Lash NEW YORK, Sept 24 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury yields jumped again on Friday as a repricing of portfolios continues in the wake of the Federal Reserve's decision to soon begin tapering its massive bond purchases, a move that could lead to higher interest …

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Biparty talks on police reform end without a deal, says Senator Booker

Once promising negotiations for a sweeping bipartisan police reform bill have failed and Democrats will now “explore all other options,” Sen. Cory Booker, DN.J. Booker and Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., Have been trying to strike a deal with Sen. Tim Scott, RS.C., since the House passed the George Floyd Justice …

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France cancels defense summit with UK as fallout from submarines continues

France canceled a defense ministerial meeting with Britain this week amid diplomatic escalation over a nuclear submarine deal. Paris was blinded by the announcement last week of a new trilateral security pact between the UK, US and Australia – known as AUKUS. This involved Canberra canceling a £ 72.8 billion …

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Nuclear submarines and diplomatic explosion: the American-French clash, explained

France recalled its ambassadors to the United States and Australia on Friday to protest Australia’s decision to cancel a major defense deal in favor of a new one with the United States and Britain. This dramatic decision crowns a week of indignation for France, which describe the new US-UK-Australia deal …

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Washington clings to ill-advised trade war harming US businesses, China Daily editorial says

Americans for Free Trade, a coalition of more than 150 industry associations, once again urged the Joe Biden administration to end the “ill-advised trade war” initiated by the previous US administration. “It is time to take a new approach to working with our trading partners that lightens the burden of …

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Biden calls out Chinese Xi over relations

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden spoke to China’s Xi Jinping on Thursday amid growing frustration on the U.S. side that the high-level engagement between the two leaders’ top advisers was largely unsuccessful at the start of the presidency Biden. Biden launched the appeal with Xi, the second between the two …

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Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Becomes President Biden’s Ambassador to Japan, Nicholas Burns Becomes Chinese Ambassador

Washington (WLS) -President Joe Biden has appointed former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel United States Ambassador to Japan. Emmanuel is a former member of parliament for a third term who served as Barack Obama’s first White House chief of staff and senior adviser to the Bill Clinton administration. Biden was considering …

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Asylum protections for migrant families disappeared in Biden border test

Aug 11 (Reuters) – Melissa Pinedo, a 27-year-old single mother from Guatemala, has been living for weeks in a tent in Reynosa, Mexico, across the border from Texas, trying to find someone in call about a quick-closing window for claiming asylum in the United States. “There are numbers of lawyers …

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Line 5 between US and Canada could cause “devastating damage” to Great Lakes, say environmentalists

An aging pipeline that carries oil along the bottom of the sensitive and turbulent Straits of Mackinac, where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron meet, is in such a state of disrepair that it could burst at any time and cause damage catastrophic to the Great Lakes, according to environmentalists warn. …

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Reviews | How the government can reduce drug prices

Increasing monopsony power cuts drug costs One of the heartbreaking realities of America’s health care system is that sick people have to pay exorbitant amounts of money for life-saving drugs. We have heard countless tragedies of people who have lost their lives just because they could not pay for their …

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Mike Pompeo shares election advice for Republicans during Ames visit

Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some election strategy advice on Friday morning for a group of Republicans in Ames: engage locally and play nice, but hold on. Pompeo said political efforts should not be about being angry, “but also not about giving in an inch.” He spoke …

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Biden limits the power of oligopolies in favor of prices and wages

Washington, Jul 9 (EFE News) .- President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order to promote greater competitiveness of the US economy by limiting the power of oligopolies in the labor market or their strong effects on prices. some products. As Biden himself said before signing the executive order, …

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Reuters Global News Summary | Law and order

Here is a summary of the news in the world. UN rights chief urges ASEAN to continue dialogue with Myanmar The senior UN human rights official on Wednesday called on ASEAN countries to launch a political dialogue with the military junta and democratically elected leaders in Myanmar, with the support …

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Ambassadors: Biden should look at values, investment ties to strengthen relationship with South Korea

President Moon Jae-in, right, chats with Georgia Governor Brian Kemp just before visiting the SK Innovation battery factory at Commerce. Photo: Cheong Wa Dae (Korea’s Blue House) President Joe biden should benefit from growth we investment links with South Korea as a way to deepen the long-standing alliance across multiple …

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Muni bonds gain ground for climate and social change

Hero Images | Getty Images Many investors are already familiar with the tax benefits of municipal bonds, also known as munis or “munis” bonds. Today, these assets have also become popular among those who want to have an impact on climate and social change. In addition to the tax savings …

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GOP on inflation, collapse on Wall Street

WASHINGTON (AP) – Gas prices have passed $ 3 a gallon. Prices for used cars and new furniture, plane tickets, department store coats, beef and a burrito in Chipotle are also on the rise. Economists say the price increases are fueled by the aftermath of a global pandemic and are …

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In North Korea, a packet of coffee costs $ 100, and that’s a problem for Kim Jong Un

The leader of the secret and hereditary Communist dictatorship opens an important political meeting Tuesday recognizing the grim situation his country is currently facing. North Korea’s food supply is strained and “is getting strained,” Kim said, according to the country’s state news wire, KCNA. The agricultural sector is still recovering …

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China and America borrow weapons from each other

AMERICAINE AND Chinese officials often talk about expanding the array of weapons they have to fight each other. China studies the movements of its opponent and responds accordingly. America is also learning from its adversary. On June 12, the White House declared that America and members of the g7 would …

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Joe Biden urges West to toughen up on China: CityAM

Joe Biden called on democratic Western nations to collectively harden the leadership of China and other “autocratic governments around the world” in order to win a great battle of ideologies. The US president used much of his G7 summit press conference to denounce China’s increasingly aggressive human rights violations, unfair …

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Bennett-Lapid must face Biden as China’s tentacles grow in Israel

Remember who won the tender to build the Port of Ashdod in 2014 for a billion dollars? The answer: the China Communications Construction Group. Remember Alon Tavor’s power plant that recently sold for around $ 600 million? It was also sold to a subsidiary of the same Chinese group. And …

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Seoul shouldn’t be affected by Beijing to become a member of D10: The DONG-A ILBO

South Korean President Moon Jae-in left for Britain on Friday to join the G7 summit at the invitation of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who asked for the participation of leaders from Australia, India, South Africa and South Korea in the first face-to-face. facing a multilateral meeting since the start …

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China Says US Revocation of Chinese Apps Ban “Positive Step”, Telecom News, ET Telecom

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Commerce Department said on Thursday that a move by the United States to revoke the Trump administration’s executive orders to ban apps like TikTok and WeChat was a “positive step,” against a backdrop of strained relations between the two countries. “We hope the United States will …

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Pentagon makes China its political priority with several new classified programs

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin attends a Pentagon press conference May 6, 2021 in Arlington, Virginia. Alex Wong | Getty Images WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday ordered the Pentagon to put China and its military build-up at the center of U.S. defense policy. The Pentagon-wide classified …

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China’s competition bill explained – CNNPolitics

President Joe Biden expressed support for the bill, which would invest more than $ 200 billion in manufacturing, technology, research and development in the United States. If the bill becomes law, it would be a major bipartisan victory for the president who has made reaching across the aisle a priority. …

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Why the G7 targets tech companies with a global minimum corporate tax

London The Group of Seven Wealthy Democracies on Saturday agreed to support a global minimum corporate tax of at least 15% to deter multinational companies from avoiding taxes by hiding their profits in low-tax countries. G-7 finance ministers meeting in London also endorsed proposals to force the world’s biggest companies …

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US Reflects Military Response to Ransomware Attacks, Biden Officials Say | Cybercriminality

U.S. officials on Sunday stepped up pressure on foreign companies and adversaries to tackle cybercriminals, and said Joe Biden was considering options to counter the growing threat, including a military response. At the end of a week in which FBI Director Christopher Wray said the threat of cybercrime had “many …

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G-7 countries sign key pact to force tech giants to pay fair taxes

LONDON (AP) – The Group of Seven Wealthy Democracies on Saturday agreed to support a global minimum corporate tax rate of at least 15% to deter multinational companies from avoiding taxes by hiding their profits in countries at low rates. G-7 finance ministers meeting in London also endorsed proposals to …

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China contradicts Wuhan lab probe of Biden’s Covid origins … by calling for US lab probe

Just over a year ago, when Covid-19 infections were on the rise in the United States, former President Donald Trump began promoting a marginal theory that the virus had escaped from lab to lab. Wuhan, the Chinese city where it was first detected. Beijing reacted angrily to the claim, accusing …

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U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators hold talks

U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators have made contact over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries for the first time since U.S. President Joe Biden took office. New U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He spoke on Thursday, the two sides said in separate statements. …

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REFILE-UPDATE 1-Tribune shareholders approve Alden Global private takeover agreement

Bloomberg Infrastructure divide with White House widens, GOP says (Bloomberg) – Senate Republicans criticized President Joe Biden’s $ 1.7 trillion reduced infrastructure proposal on Friday, saying the revised offer suggested the two sides were even further apart than lawmakers did. had thought. The Republicans in the White House and the …

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Senate Leader Prepares To Speed ​​Up Confirmation Of Biden’s HUD Candidate

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (DN.Y.) has prepared a vote on the close of procedure motion that will take place Tuesday night in the upper house of the United States Congress. The move aims to speed up the confirmation of Representative Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) as Secretary to President Joe Biden …

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What does “free university” really mean?

SCRANTON, PA – AUG 23: US Vice President Joe Biden speaks during an event at Lackawanna College on … [+] August 23, 2013 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Biden joins Obama on his second day of a bus tour of New York and Pennsylvania to discuss his plan to make college more …

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Mnuchin rejects renewal of some Fed emergency lending programs

WASHINGTON – Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday he would not extend several emergency loan programs put in place with the Federal Reserve to support the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. What would you like to know Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday he would not extend several emergency …

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Is bankruptcy student loan release now within reach? | Personal finance

Getty Images Anna Helhoski, NerdWallet Student loan borrowers looking to have their debt canceled by bankruptcy – the so-called landfill – generally find it to be an expensive process with standards that can be difficult to meet. But recent bankruptcy court rulings and the support of lawmakers for relief from …

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Student loan cancellation could become a reality after Democrats win Senate control

President elect Joe biden could keep his campaign promise to set aside billions of dollars in student loan debt after Democrats toppled the Senate last week, securing a monopoly on power for the first time in more than a decade. The new Biden administration plans to ask Congress to immediately …

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U.S. lawmakers introduce legislation to help black farmers

CHICAGO – Lawmakers introduced two bills to help minority farmers this week, aimed at addressing long-standing injustices in the agricultural sector. Georgian Senator Raphael Warnock on Tuesday introduced a $ 5 billion emergency relief bill for farmers of color as part of the $ 1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief stimulus package. …

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