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Biden to make health care push as Supreme Court vacancy fight looms

Biden to make health care push as Supreme Court vacancy fight looms

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden intends to make a push on health care in the wake of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death as a political fight over the Supreme Court vacancy is already underway. In the immediate days after Ginsburg’s passing, the Biden campaign has not signaled a fundamental shift in its campaign…MORE

US has reimposed UN sanctions on Iran, Pompeo says

US has reimposed UN sanctions on Iran, Pompeo says

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday evening that the US has reimposed UN sanctions against Iran, a move expected to be effectively ignored by global allies and adversaries alike. The latest move is the latest in the “maximum pressure” campaign against Tehran — one that has left the US largely isolated. It comes after…MORE

Biden proposes 401(k) changes to give low-income savers bigger tax benefits

Biden proposes 401(k) changes to give low-income savers bigger tax benefits

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has a plan to change 401(k) retirement savings accounts to give low-income earners a bigger tax break up front. The plan, which calls for changing the way 401(k) accounts are treated in the tax code in order to encourage low earners to save more, would likely mean higher earners would…MORE

Acting Homeland Secretary Chad Wolf defies subpoena and skips House hearing

Acting Homeland Secretary Chad Wolf defies subpoena and skips House hearing

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf was a no-show Thursday morning at a House hearing on threats to the US homeland after a feud between the department and the committee over scheduling. Instead, Wolf is participating in a meeting with Senate Homeland Security Committee staff regarding his nomination to be secretary of the Department of…MORE

Clyburn says Barr’s remark comparing lockdowns to slavery is ‘the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I’ve ever heard’

Clyburn says Barr’s remark comparing lockdowns to slavery is ‘the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I’ve ever heard’

House Majority Whip James Clyburn on Thursday slammed Attorney General William Barr for comparing coronavirus lockdowns in the US to slavery, saying the comments are “the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I’ve ever heard.” “You know, I think that that statement by Mr. Barr was the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I’ve ever heard,” Clyburn,…MORE

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