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Rep. Phillips' subcommittee debates minimum wage hike

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Boosting the minimum to $15/hour is part of COVID relief bill.
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Senate GOP pans Biden's COVID relief plan by taking aim at N.Y. bridge cash sought by Trump

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The Trump administration - not Biden or congressional Democrats - originally made the $1.5 million request for the Seaway International Bridge, which borders with Canada.
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House Democrats gear up for Friday vote on the $1.9 trillion Biden stimulus package

House Democrats gear up for Friday vote on the $1.9 trillion Biden stimulus package

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Summary List Placement House Democrats on Wednesday were setting the stage for a floor vote on Friday, as their Senate counterparts waited for a key ruling that would determine whether a $15 minimum wage could be included in the stimulus package.
In a press call, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Democrats aimed to "pass a final bill and send it to the president by the 12th of March."
That deadline would be two days before enhanced unemployment insurance programs start ending for many jobless Americans, including a $300 weekly federal supplement. Democrats have continued trying to...
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Focus on fate of $15 minimum wage in Senate as House prepares to take up Biden's $1.9 trillion relief bill

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Top Senate aides from both parties huddled with the Senate parliamentarian Wednesday morning to advance arguments about whether the minimum wage increase would be allowable under the complex Senate rules that will govern consideration of the legislation.
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Prince Philip had a rich history in movies and TV

Prince Philip had a rich history in movies and TV

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh - who died April 9 at 99 - spent most of his life as a stalwart companion to his bride, who became Queen Elizabeth II unexpectedly upon her... Read more ...

Marjorie Taylor Greene said she is not launching 'America First' caucus and...

Marjorie Taylor Greene said she is not launching 'America First' caucus and that she had not read the proposal, following backlash from GOP

Summary List Placement Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is not launching an "America First" caucus and said she had not read the document shared by Punchbowl News on Friday that... Read more ...

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny 'Could Die At Any Moment,' Doctor Says

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny 'Could Die At Any Moment,' Doctor Says

The imprisoned Russian opposition leader, who is three weeks into a hunger strike, is at risk of cardiac arrest or kidney failure according to test results, his physician says... Read more ...

Biden hits the links for first golf outing of his presidency

Biden hits the links for first golf outing of his presidency

Hail to the new Duffer-in-Chief! President Biden hit the links for the first golf game of his presidency Saturday in an unannounced visit that seemed to take local hackers by... Read more ...

Marjorie Taylor Greene Backs Off Extremist America First Caucus After Backlash

Marjorie Taylor Greene Backs Off Extremist America First Caucus After Backlash

But the conservative Republican member of Congress still vows to push Donald Trump's "America First agenda with my congressional colleagues." Read more ...

Greene Plans Caucus Built on 'Anglo-Saxon Traditions'

Greene Plans Caucus Built on 'Anglo-Saxon Traditions'

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, who is not on any congressional committees , is forming her own "America First" caucus based on "Anglo-Saxon political... Read more ...

Biden plays first round of golf as president

Biden plays first round of golf as president

Joe Biden is playing his first round of golf as president Saturday at Wilmington Country Club in Delaware. Biden is golfing with Ron Olivere, the father-in-law of Biden's late... Read more ...

'A nicer version of Trump': Ron DeSantis is sized up by GOP donors ahead of...

'A nicer version of Trump': Ron DeSantis is sized up by GOP donors ahead of potential 2024 presidential bid

Summary List Placement Former President Donald Trump continues to hold an iron grip over the Republican Party from his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, making critical... Read more ...

Queen sits alone at funeral for Prince Philip to set example

Queen sits alone at funeral for Prince Philip to set example

WINDSOR, England - Queen Elizabeth II is sitting alone in the quire of St. George's Chapel during the funeral of Prince Philip, the man who had been by her side for 73... Read more ...

As 100th Day in Office Nears, Biden's Approval Ratings Are In

As 100th Day in Office Nears, Biden's Approval Ratings Are In

President Biden is nearing his 100th day in office, and so far, most of America is giving him the thumbs-up for the job he's doing. A new Pew Research Center poll finds that... Read more ...