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Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon exits the Manhattan Federal Court, following his arraignment hearing for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering, in New York, August 20, 2020. Andrew Kelly | Reuters The House voted Thursday to hold former Trump advisor Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for defying
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President Joe Biden’s approval rating slipped deeply underwater in the CNBC All-America Economic Survey as Americans soured on his economic leadership, lost some confidence in his handling of the coronavirus and grew increasingly concerned about inflation and supply shortages. Just 41% of the public approve of Biden’s handling of the presidency, compared to 52% who
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Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz said Wednesday that he talks to Sen. Joe Manchin every week, offering him words of encouragement as the conservative Democrat pushes to shrink the cost of President Joe Biden’s sprawling economic plan. Peltz, in a Wednesday interview on CNBC’s Halftime Report, raved about how the West Virginia lawmaker is “keeping our
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Democrats will likely scrap free community college from their sprawling economic plan as they move to cut costs to secure votes for its passage. During a series of meetings with Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday, President Joe Biden floated a $1.75 trillion to $1.9 trillion price tag for his proposal to expand the social safety net
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The select committee investigating the deadly Capitol riot voted Tuesday evening to advance criminal contempt proceedings for Steve Bannon after the onetime advisor to former President Donald Trump refused to comply with a subpoena. The unanimous vote will send the resolution recommending contempt for Bannon to the full House for consideration. “Preserving our Constitution and
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U.S. President Joe Biden responds to questions in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, September 24, 2021. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will huddle with members of the two warring factions of Democratic lawmakers Tuesday as he tries to salvage his sprawling economic agenda. Biden’s first meeting was
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U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell gestures as he addresses the Security Council February 14, 2003 at United Nations headquarters in New York City. Stephen Chernin | Getty Images WASHINGTON – Colin Powell, who was the first Black secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has died from Covid complications at the
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Ron DeSantis, Greg Abbott and Glenn Youngkin Paul Hennessy | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images; Lucas Jackson | Reuters; Win McNamee | Getty Images A science advocacy group that has supported Democrats is launching a $10 million campaign that includes pushing four Republican governors and a GOP gubernatorial candidate to reject conspiracy theories
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A U.S. Capitol police officer was arrested Friday for obstruction of justice charges related to communications with another man later criminally charged for participation in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot by Trump supporters. The cop, Michael Riley, allegedly deleted Facebook messages to and from that person a day after the other person was arrested on
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Migrants from Central America are detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents after crossing into the United States from Mexico, in Sunland Park, New Mexico, July 22, 2021. Jose Luis Gonzalez | Reuters The Biden administration will reinstate a Trump-era border policy in November that forces asylum seekers to stay in Mexico until their U.S. immigration
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A bipartisan White House commission agreed that Congress has the legal power to expand the Supreme Court — but the group was divided on whether lawmakers should actually do it. That’s according to draft “discussion materials” released Thursday by the White House, which tasked 30-odd experts with considering an array of possible reforms to the
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