McConnell gets GOP wake-up call

McConnell gets GOP wake-up call

This post was originally published on this siteThe backlash Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) received from fellow Republican senators last week is a wake-up call to the GOP leader that he doesn’t have any more political capital to spend on helping Democrats raise the debt limit again…

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Social Security Payments Could Increase the Most in 40 Years

Social Security Payments Could Increase the Most in 40 Years

This post was originally published on this siteSeniors and other Americans receiving Social Security benefits in 2022 are likely to see a roughly 6% boost, reflecting surging inflation during the pandemic.

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Inflation Likely Stayed High in September

Inflation Likely Stayed High in September

This post was originally published on this siteEconomists estimate inflation rose 5.3% in September from a year earlier as pandemic-related shortages of labor and materials continued to push up prices.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sends a warning to Pelosi and Schumer

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sends a warning to Pelosi and Schumer

This post was originally published on this site Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined seven of her fellow New York Democrats on Tuesday in issuing a warning to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer: Don’t cut funding for housing, transportation, or immigration reform from the emerging reconciliation bill...

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The White House announces steps to try to ease backlogs at U.S. ports

The White House announces steps to try to ease backlogs at U.S. ports

This post was originally published on this site President Biden will speak to ongoing supply chain problems, as major retailers warn of shortages and price hikes during the upcoming holiday season. (Image credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images)

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United against higher spending, centrist Democrats don’t agree on what to cut or keep

United against higher spending, centrist Democrats don’t agree on what to cut or keep

This post was originally published on this site Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema are the two holdouts as Democrats and the White House try to reach a deal on a sweeping spending bill. But their policy demands may put them at odds. (Image credit: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

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Biden’s approval rating has fallen. Pollsters say there’s one way to bounce back.

Biden’s approval rating has fallen. Pollsters say there’s one way to bounce back.

This post was originally published on this site“Voters are looking for a return on what they were promised,” said Jeff Horwitt, a Democratic pollster who co-conducts the NBC News poll.

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