Grassley’s embrace of Trump shakes GOP landscape

Grassley’s embrace of Trump shakes GOP landscape

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Chuck Grassley’s (R-Iowa) enthusiastic appearance at a Trump event in Iowa over the weekend shows that the former president has further strengthened his grip on the GOP following the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.The Iowa senator’s eagerness to…

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Democrats brace for tough election year in Nevada

Democrats brace for tough election year in Nevada

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are clinging onto Nevada’s senior Senate seat and governor’s mansion heading into the midterms as early signs point to a bare-knuckle brawl in the two marquee contests.Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D) and Gov. Steve Sisolak (D) are running…

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House to vote to extend debt ceiling through early December

House to vote to extend debt ceiling through early December

This post was originally published on this siteThe House of Representatives is expected to vote Tuesday to extend the nation’s debt limit through early December after the Senate approved a stopgap measure last week in a bid to avert a catastrophic default and economic disaster.

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Herschel Walker raises $3.7 million in bid to unseat Georgia’s Warnock

Herschel Walker raises $3.7 million in bid to unseat Georgia’s Warnock

This post was originally published on this siteWalker jumped into the Georgia Senate race after former President Trump urged him to run.

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U.S. and Taliban hold first talks since Afghanistan withdrawal

U.S. and Taliban hold first talks since Afghanistan withdrawal

This post was originally published on this siteThe two parties will be discussing containment of extremist groups in Afghanistan and easing evacuation of foreign citizens and Afghans from the country, officials from both sides said.

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Native American tribes push to get Biden’s infrastructure bill passed

Native American tribes push to get Biden’s infrastructure bill passed

This post was originally published on this siteMarking Indigenous Peoples’ Day, tribes are calling on Congress to swiftly pass the infrastructure bill — which they say would begin to address historical inequities in Indian Country.

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Yellen says ‘confident’ US will implement global minimum tax

Yellen says ‘confident’ US will implement global minimum tax

This post was originally published on this site US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday she was “confident” Congress would pass legislation to implement a global tax agreement in the United States enacting a minimum international tax on big corporations. The OECD-brokered deal, which sets a global tax of 15...

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Bleak midterm outlook shadows bitter Democratic battle

Bleak midterm outlook shadows bitter Democratic battle

This post was originally published on this siteThe 2022 midterm elections — and the very real possibility that Democrats could be swept from their House majority — is hanging over the bitter political fight within the party over President Biden’s domestic agenda.The centrist House Democrats…

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As Biden’s vaccinate-or-test mandate approaches, questions arise over enforcement

As Biden’s vaccinate-or-test mandate approaches, questions arise over enforcement

This post was originally published on this siteThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration was already a strained agency before the president announced the new requirement.

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Senate passes deal to raise debt ceiling into December, sending measure to House

Senate passes deal to raise debt ceiling into December, sending measure to House

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Democrats and Republicans reached a deal on a short-term extension of the debt ceiling into December.     

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