White House Considering Richard Cordray as Top Fed Banking Regulator

White House Considering Richard Cordray as Top Fed Banking Regulator

This post was originally published on this siteThe Ohio attorney served as the first confirmed director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Biden heads to Minnesota to sell infrastructure law

Biden heads to Minnesota to sell infrastructure law

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden heads to Minnesota on Tuesday to tout the benefits of his new bipartisan infrastructure law as the focus turns now to how the massive piece of legislation will be implemented.

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US Supreme Court to hear challenge to Mississippi abortion law

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to Mississippi abortion law

This post was originally published on this site A US Supreme Court shifted to the right by Donald Trump is to hear a case this week that may roll back 50 years of abortion rights. On Wednesday, the nation’s highest court is to examine a Mississippi law that prohibits most...

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Pentagon plans stronger US posture toward China, Russia

Pentagon plans stronger US posture toward China, Russia

This post was originally published on this site The US military will reinforce deployments and bases directed at China and Russia, while maintaining forces in the Middle East adequate to deter Iran and jihadist groups, the Pentagon said Monday, referencing results of a review. The US Defense Department will be...

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Congress’s goal in December: Avoid shutdown and default

Congress’s goal in December: Avoid shutdown and default

This post was originally published on this siteCongress faces a government shutdown by week’s end and the expiration of the debt limit on Dec. 15, giving Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) two big challenges at the start of a very busy December.&…

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Boebert and Omar fight leaves GOP scrambling

Boebert and Omar fight leaves GOP scrambling

This post was originally published on this siteThe House is grappling with yet another fight between a far-right Republican and a member of the progressive “squad” — this time Reps. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.).The war of words between the two lawmakers escalated on Monday…

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This Ohio Democrat Says He’s a Champion of the Working Class. Now, He’s Backing a Tax Break for Coastal Millionaires.

This Ohio Democrat Says He’s a Champion of the Working Class. Now, He’s Backing a Tax Break for Coastal Millionaires.

This post was originally published on this site Ohio congressman Tim Ryan (D.), who has fashioned himself as a champion of the working class, is throwing his weight behind a proposal that undercuts that image: a massive tax break for coastal millionaires that he once called “bullshit.” In a Nov....

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There’s a GOP push in Wisconsin to take over the state’s election system

There’s a GOP push in Wisconsin to take over the state’s election system

This post was originally published on this site Some GOP lawmakers in Wisconsin want to strip the state’s bipartisan elections agency of its power and give it to the Republican-controlled Legislature. The idea is backed by GOP Sen. Ron Johnson. (Image credit: Scott Bauer/AP)

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Meet Biden’s ‘climate cabinet’: A who’s who of 9 senior officials tackling climate change

Meet Biden’s ‘climate cabinet’: A who’s who of 9 senior officials tackling climate change

This post was originally published on this siteAs Democrats move to enact $550 billion in climate spending, Biden officials are organizing to distribute the funds across the US.     

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Love America Act would require all public school K-12 students read foundational documents like…

Love America Act would require all public school K-12 students read foundational documents like…

This post was originally published on this siteLove America Act would require all public school K-12 students read foundational documents like Constitution, Declaration of Independence Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO8) Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) Fortunately for the caffeine industry, most public school students would still have to read William Faulkner. Context In 2021,...

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