Politics

  • Bill Introduced to Block IRS Proposal

    by - Oct 22, 2021
    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Roger Marshall, M.D. (R-Kan.) joined Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and 45 colleagues in introducing the Prohibiting IRS Financial Surveillance Act. This bill would prevent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from implementing...
  • Big Changes to Ideas to Pay for $2T Plan

    by - Oct 21, 2021
    By LISA MASCARO, DARLENE SUPERVILLE and ALAN FRAM Associated Press SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — In an abrupt change, the White House is floating new plans to pay for parts of President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion social...
  • US Outlines Climate Change Response

    by - Oct 21, 2021
    By JULIE WATSON, ELLEN KNICKMEYER and NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Worsening climate change requires that the United States do much more to track, ease and manage flows of refugees fleeing natural disasters, the...
  • House to Vote on Bannon Contempt

    by - Oct 21, 2021
    By MARY CLARE JALONICK, MICHAEL BALSAMO and ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is voting Thursday on whether to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in...
  • Montana Redistricting Plan Debated

    by - Oct 20, 2021
    By IRIS SAMUELS Associated Press/Report for America CASCADE, Mont. (AP) — For the first time in 30 years, the Census has awarded Montana a second seat in Congress. On paper, that leaves the state’s redistricting commission...
  • Biden Touts Middle-Class Values of Spending Plan

    by - Oct 20, 2021
    By LISA MASCARO and ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is heading to his hometown Wednesday to highlight the middle class values of his $2 trillion domestic agenda package, now scaled back...
  • EPA Unveils Strategy for ‘Forever Chemicals’

    by - Oct 20, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday it is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams....
  • White House Details Plans to Vaccinate Kids

    by - Oct 20, 2021
    By ZEKE MILLER and LINDSEY TANNER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Children ages 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their pediatrician’s office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school,...
  • Bannon Defies Jan. 6 Panel’s Subpoena

    by - Oct 14, 2021
    By ERIC TUCKER, MARY CLARE JALONICK, JILL COLVIN and MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection could soon prepare criminal contempt charges against former White House aide...
  • Kerry Says World Short of Climate Goal

    by - Oct 14, 2021
    By ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Crucial U.N. climate talks next month are likely to fall short of the global target for cutting coal, gas and oil emissions, U.S. climate envoy John Kerry says, after nearly...

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