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Top economic regulators stressed by vacancies

The boom times are all around us (from corporate deal sprees to the breakneck rise of cryptocurrency) — and the agencies in charge are stretched…

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Jan. 6 select committee subpoenas four Trump aides

The Jan 6. select committee investigating the deadly Capitol riot has subpoenaed four aides to former President Trump for testimony and documents. Why it matters:…

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U.S. friends in Latin America are turning to China

The U.S. is losing Latin America to China without putting up a fight, Ecuador’s ambassador to Washington told Axios, laying bare her frustrations with early…

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Michael Cohen: Trump bluffing about another White House bid

Michael Cohen, former President Trump’s ex-lawyer, said he thinks Trump is bluffing about possibly launching another bid for the White House, calling the prospects of…

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Jan. 6 investigation accelerates as it turns toward Trump

The march to unearth Donald Trump’s Jan. 6 secrets has shifted into a sprint. In interviews, six members of the House panel investigating the Capitol…

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U.S. and Israel held secret talks on Iran “plan B”

The U.S. and Israel held secret talks on Iran last week to discuss a possible “plan B” if nuclear talks are not resumed, two senior…

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Jake Sullivan poised to become most senior Biden official to visit Saudi Arabia

White House National Security adviser Jake Sullivan is planning to travel to the Middle East next week, including a stop in Saudi Arabia. He would…

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Trump sues New York Times and his niece over tax report, alleging “insidious plot”

Former President Trump filed a $100 million lawsuit against the New York Times and his niece Mary Trump on Tuesday over the news outlet’s 2018…

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Trump sues New York Times and his niece over tax report, alleging “insidious plot”

Former President Trump filed a lawsuit against the New York Times and his niece, Mary Trump, on Tuesday over the news outlet’s reporting on his…

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Democrats struggling as Republicans deny request to raise debt ceiling

Democrats find themselves in a political and potentially catastrophic economic quagmire as Republicans stand firm on denying them any help in raising the federal debt…

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‘Unfathomable cruelty’ at the border continues under Biden

This story was originally published by Common Dreams on Sept. 20, 2021, and is shared here under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Progressive leaders…

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Biden claims “era of relentless war” is over in first UN speech

Addressing the UN General Assembly for the first time since taking office, President Biden laid out his vision for how the U.S. will confront what…

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House Democrats unveil legislation to curtail presidential power

House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled legislation that aims to curtail presidential power and protect against abuse of power by future presidents, in an apparent rebuke of President…

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Democrats’ 2022 midterms map is rapidly dwindling

Democrats are trying to unseat only about half as many Republican House members next year as they did in 2020, trimming their target list from…

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Facebook stares down new wave of boycotts after explosive Wall Street Journal series

Leaders of the Stop Hate For Profit social media boycott group are discussing whether to organize another campaign against Facebook in light of an explosive…

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Democrats’ 2022 midterms map is rapidly dwindling

Democrats are trying to unseat only about half as many Republican House members next year as they did in 2020, trimming their target list from…

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Pelosi may have to rely on Republicans to pass bipartisan infrastructure bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) may need votes from an unlikely source — the Republican Party — if she hopes to pass the bipartisan infrastructure…

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GOP operatives accused of funneling Russian cash to Trump

A former senior aide to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Rand Paul was indicted this month for allegedly funneling $25,000 from a wealthy,…

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Biden administration to lift travel ban for fully vaccinated international travelers

White House COVID-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients announced on Monday that the Biden administration will allow fully vaccinated travelers from around the world to enter…

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Robert Costa: Gen. Mark Milley “was not going rogue” with China calls

Washington Post journalist Robert Costa on Monday said in an interview with ABC’s Good Morning America that Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley “was not going…

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UN chief urges U.S. and China to fix “dysfunctional relationship” to avoid new Cold War

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres raised concerns in an interview with AP, published Monday, of another Cold War between the U.S. and China. Why it…

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Washington rally in support of 6 January rioters falls short of expectations

Police prepared for trouble at event near Capitol but only a few hundred attended as politicians and pro-Trump groups did not Any passing American might…

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