Jerome Powell nominated to stay as US Federal Reserve chair

Jerome Powell nominated to stay as US Federal Reserve chair

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden opts for continuity by nominating Jerome Powell to remain head of the central bank.

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Cross-Border Tax-Rate Gaps to Shrink as Democrats Advance Biden Agenda

Cross-Border Tax-Rate Gaps to Shrink as Democrats Advance Biden Agenda

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are close to passing significant changes to international corporate taxation, moving toward a system that would make taxes a less important consideration for where companies put investments, profits and headquarters.

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Paid leave, immigration: What’s likely to change as Senate weighs Build Back Better Act

Paid leave, immigration: What’s likely to change as Senate weighs Build Back Better Act

This post was originally published on this siteA number of provisions may be revised or removed to meet the rules and keep all 50 Democratic-caucusing senators together.

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Tlaib ‘fearful’ as social spending plan heads to Senate

Tlaib ‘fearful’ as social spending plan heads to Senate

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) said she is “fearful” as the Build Back Better bill moves to the Senate after being passed by the House last week.In an interview that aired on “Axios on HBO” Sunday evening, Tlaib said she was…

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Democrats consider the Build Back Better bill to be vital for the country

Democrats consider the Build Back Better bill to be vital for the country

This post was originally published on this siteDemocratic Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina speaks with NPR’s Steve Inskeep about the current state, and the future of the Democratic Party.

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Kevin McCarthy speech lasts into the wee hours, pushing back House vote on Biden’s Build Back Better bill

Kevin McCarthy speech lasts into the wee hours, pushing back House vote on Biden’s Build Back Better bill

This post was originally published on this siteThe House moved the vote on Biden’s Build Back Better bill to Friday after it was delayed Thursday by a long floor speech by Rep. Kevin McCarthy.     

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After a GOP delay, Biden’s Build Back Better bill could be voted on in the House

After a GOP delay, Biden’s Build Back Better bill could be voted on in the House

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy delayed a vote on President Biden’s spending bill with a record-breaking speech. Democrats now expect to vote on the legislative package Friday.

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US mulls diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

US mulls diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

This post was originally published on this site President Joe Biden said Thursday he was considering a US diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, in what would be an attempt to show toughness over China’s rights abuses without impacting US athletes. That is “something we are considering,” Biden...

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