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U.S. to restrict travel from South Africa, 7 other countries as new Covid variant emerges

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People line up to get on an overseas flight at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday Nov. 26, 2021. Jerome Delay | AP WASHINGTON – The United States will restrict travel for non-U.S. citizens from South Africa......

Instagram chief Adam Mosseri to testify before Congress for the first time

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Adam Mosseri, Facebook Beck Diefenbach | Reuters Instagram’s chief executive Adam Mosseri is expected to testify before Congress for the first time the week of Dec. 6, a spokesperson for Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., confirmed to CNBC. “After bombshell reports......

The head of Instagram agrees to testify as Congress probes the app’s effects on young people.

New York Times
Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, has agreed for the first time to testify before Congress, as bipartisan anger mounts over harms to young people from the app. Mr. Mosseri is expected to appear before a Senate panel during the week of Dec. 6 as part of a series of......

The head of Instagram agrees to testify as Congress probes the app’s effects on young people.

New York Times
Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, has agreed for the first time to testify before Congress, as bipartisan anger mounts over harms to young people from the app. Mr. Mosseri is expected to appear before a Senate panel during the week of Dec. 6 as part of a series of......

Biden taps Shalanda Young to be OMB director in his second attempt to fill the key role

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Shalanda D. Young, nominee to be deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget, is sworn into her Senate Budget Committee confirmation in Dirksen Building on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images......

Deadly result of progressive arrogance on bail reform

NYPost
Post Editorial Board It’s hard to beat the arrogance of Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, who actually admitted back in 2007 that his low-bail policies would someday see a beneficiary “go out and kill somebody.” Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

Trump-backed Pennsylvania Senate candidate Sean Parnell, accused of abuse, suspends his campaign after losing custody of kids

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pennsylvania Republican congressional candidate Sean Parnell speaks ahead of a campaign rally with President Donald Trump Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 in Moon Township, Pa. Keith Srakocic | AP Sean Parnell, the Republican who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump......

Trailblazing Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson to retire from Congress after serving nearly 30 years

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Pelosi said in a statement Saturday that Johnson is “a dedicated and highly effective leader on behalf of Dallas area families and the entire nation for her thirty years in the Congress and nearly 50 years in public service.”......

These boosts will put more money in people’s pockets regardless of what Congress does

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The legislation seeks to upgrade the nation’s social safety net by extending several coronavirus relief programs and by creating new support systems, such as universal pre-K and health coverage for certain low-income adults. What measures will make it out......

House Democrats pass spending package with $80,000 SALT cap through 2030

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here House Democrats on Friday passed their $1.75 trillion spending package with a temporary increase for the limit on the federal deduction for state and local taxes, known as SALT. The bill would boost the limit to $80,000 from 2021 through......

Biden says the U.S. is considering a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden said Thursday that the U.S. is considering a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympic games in Beijing to protest China’s treatment of its Uyghur Muslim minority. Under a diplomatic boycott, American athletes would still......

Bannon to plead not guilty to contempt of Congress charges

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Former top Trump adviser Steve Bannon filed a motion on Wednesday to plead not guilty to contempt of Congress charges and waived his right to an arraignment. Bannon was indicted last week by a grand jury on two counts......

Congress could face mid-December debt disaster, Yellen warns

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here A gush of corporate tax payments come the middle of next month could make the accounting trick work, filling federal coffers enough to keep Treasury from reaching the absolute breaking point now that the nation has again exhausted its roughly......

Yellen says U.S. could hit debt limit on Dec. 15, giving Congress more time to strike deal

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Janet Yellen, U.S. Treasury secretary, speaks during an interview at the National Association of Business Economics (NABE) annual meeting in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. Amanda Andrade-Rhoades | Bloomberg | Getty Images Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on......

Biden signs $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Biden signs $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Biden signed a sweeping bipartisan infrastructure bill into law. It’s the largest investment in America’s roads, bridges, ports, and broadband internet in decades. Nancy......

Four Republican women are running for Congress in Florida’s 13th Congressional District

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Bethany Blankley, The Center Square contributor Four Republican women are running for Congress in Florida’s 13th Congressional District, hoping to flip the seat, and the House, in the next election. Two are minorities; two were raised by single mothers......

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