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McAuliffe: Leaders of both parties need to ‘get their act together’

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Lexi Lonas Democratic Virginia gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe said in a new interview that the leaders of both the Democratic and Republican parties in Washington, D.C. need to “get their act together.” McAuliffe in his remarks with The Associated......

GOP leader’s remarks on Fox underscore Trump’s power

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Scott Wong Minority Whip Steve ScaliseStephen (Steve) Joseph ScaliseScalise raises .3M in latest quarter The Memo: Anti-democratic fears rise as GOP stokes election doubts  The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Altria – Political crosscurrents persist for Biden, Dems......

Yellen sees Democratic leaders averting a debt ceiling crisis

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Yellen and President Joe Biden last week met with top executives including from JPMorgan Chase, Intel, Nasdaq, Raytheon, Citi and Deloitte to discuss the “disastrous impact” of the country not paying its bills if the debt ceiling isn’t raised. Host......

Bill Gates, Elon Musk and 4 other business leaders on the best lessons they learned from Steve Jobs

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ten years ago, Steve Jobs died at age 56 after a years-long fight with cancer — an untimely death for one of tech’s most influential presences. Collaborators and competitors alike have credited their success to the Apple co-founder, from current......

Capitol Police whistleblower delivers scathing rebuke to two of its senior leaders on Jan. 6

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The whistleblower’s criticism went beyond Capitol Police leaders to Congress. Without naming specific lawmakers, his letter accuses congressional leaders of having “purposefully failed” to tell the truth about the department’s failures. POLITICO obtained the letter detailing the allegations, which is......

World leaders reach landmark deal on a global corporate tax rate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (frontL) speaks past OECD Director of Council and Executive Committee Secretariat (SGE/CES) Silvia da Rin Pagnetto (frontR) during a closing session at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Ministerial Council Meeting in Paris......

Senate Leaders Agree to Vote on Short-Term Debt Ceiling Increase

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Top Senate Democrats and Republicans said on Thursday that they had struck a deal to allow the debt ceiling to be raised through early December, temporarily staving off the threat of a first-ever default on the national debt after the G.O.P. agreed to temporarily drop its blockade of......

Kelley Endorsed by Coalition of East Side Leaders Who Want to Reframe Mayoral Race as “Boardroom vs. The Streets”

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click to enlarge Sam Allard / Scene Kevin Kelley, surrounded by his coalition of “doers” (10/6/21). With early voting now underway and a little less than a month to go before election day, Council President and mayoral candidate Kevin Kelley assembled a coalition of local elected and community leaders Wednesday......

‘We will not default’: Manchin encourages Senate leaders to work together, maintains $1.5T top line

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here ‘We will not default’: Manchin encourages Senate leaders to work together, maintains $1.5T top line 1 00:00:00,420 –> 00:00:05,670 >> We are not going to default as a country. We will not default. That’s the 2 00:00:05,670 –> 00:00:11,850 responsibility......

You are family, EU chief tells Balkans; leaders not so sure

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Leaders of Balkans and the EU attend an informal meeting before the EU-Balkans summit, in Brdo, Slovenia, October 5, 2021. REUTERS/Borut Zivulovic EU to restate pledge of future membership to Balkans Attempt to set 2030 target date failed Some EU members warn Russia, China could step in BRDO, Slovenia, Oct......

Youth leaders working to build a more perfect union one project at a time

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Youth leaders working to build a more perfect union one project at a time – CBS News Watch CBSN Live For the “CBS This Morning” series A More Perfect Union, Adriana Diaz speaks to a group of teenagers, many......

Manchin breaks with party leaders over strategy on debt ceiling and Biden’s economic package

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The West Virginia Democrat, who holds a pivotal vote in the 50-50 Senate, indicated to CNN that he disagrees with the strategy top Democrats are pursuing in the standoff with Republicans over raising the national debt limit. Manchin said......

EU leaders to discuss strategic gas reserve at summit -Commission

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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen speaks at a new conference during a visit to VTT in Espoo, Finland October 4, 2021. Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva via REUTERS BRUSSELS, Oct 5 (Reuters) – European Union leaders will discuss later in October the idea of setting up an EU strategic gas reserve......

Pandora Papers: World leaders deny wrongdoing after leaks

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The Pandora Papers is a leak of almost 12 million documents and files exposing the secret wealth and dealings of world leaders, politicians and billionaires. The data was obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists in Washington DC which has led one of the the biggest ever global investigations.......

Pandora Papers: Document dump allegedly links world leaders to secret wealth

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WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – A massive leak of financial documents was published by several major news organizations on Sunday that allegedly tie world leaders to secret stores of wealth, including King Abdullah of Jordan, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis and associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The dump of......

Jordan’s King Among Leaders Accused of Amassing Secret Property Empire

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here GAZA CITY — King Abdullah II of Jordan came under heightened scrutiny on Sunday after an alliance of international news organizations reported that he was among several world leaders to use secret offshore accounts to amass overseas properties......

Pandora Papers: Secret wealth and dealings of world leaders exposed

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-58780465?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA The King of Jordan has secretly acquired luxury homes in Malibu and Washington DC, plus eight properties in London and south-east England In Malibu, California, he spent £50m ($68m) on three clifftop mansions The king’s property portfolio also includes apartments in Washington DC, where his son attended university And......

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