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Democrats aim to secure legislative victories on minimum wage raise and government funding

The Democrats move to avert a federal government shutdown marks a step forward, but widening divisions within the party will make passing legislation a messy business. The decision to raise the minimum wage and...

Elizabeth Warren calls Fed chairman ‘dangerous man’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Saturday called Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell a "dangerous man" who is working in the interests of corporate donors at the expense of Main Street. Warren appeared at a...

Trump’s server: what we know about Trump’s leaked account – live updates

The Washington Post Email The email was accidentally sent to one person; the White House had no comment about whether it would ask for a new server. The email Sarah Huckabee Sanders delivered a...

Former professor and professor call police on each other over secret recordings

Prosecutors lost a key court battle last week in the prosecution of Doug Macay, a former physics professor who secretly recorded conversations with co-workers at the University of New Hampshire in 2012. A judge...

‘Worst thing we can do is go to a shutdown’: Congress races to avert one, guest says

Congress races to avert a government shutdown, with Biden’s agenda in the balance. CNN’s Cokie Roberts discussed the record number of government shutdowns on Wednesday’s "Erin Burnett OutFront." “I don’t think we’re going to...

Senate votes to block Afghan repatriation program

WASHINGTON -- The Senate will vote Wednesday on a Republican plan to undo a longstanding Obama-era program that helped thousands of Afghans who had been evacuated because of threats to their safety because of...

‘Let’s get the hostages out before the election’: Republicans mull debt ceiling

Tensions have been mounting between the federal government and Congress’s Republican-led majorities as they mull whether to extend federal borrowing authority for three more months or wait until after the November midterm elections to...

Air Force vet blasts Trump administration for rejecting him for national security post

A retired Air Force fighter pilot who lobbied to join President Trump’s most senior national security team under Barack Obama said he was left under-supported, with no role in planning combat operations during a...

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