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U.S. House Edges Toward Contempt Charges Against Trump Aide Bannon

By Patricia ZengerleWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives is expected on Thursday to approve contempt-of-Congress charges...
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Steve Bannon 'blew off a congressional subpoena' and may be held in contempt of Congress

The committee is sending a message to Bannon that he has "violated the law, and should be prosecuted for it," said Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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House to vote to hold Steve Bannon in contempt for defying subpoena

The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is expected to vote Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, one of former President Donald Trump's closest allies, in criminal contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol.
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How to watch CNN's town hall with President Joe Biden

President Joe Biden will participate in a CNN town hall on Thursday in Baltimore, where he'll take questions as his administration continues to sell his ambitious legislative agenda to members of Congress and the nation.
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House to Vote on Bannon Contempt as Justice Decision Looms

The House is voting on whether to hold longtime Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from a committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
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Why Not Legal Blogging Classes at Law Schools?

Is there a law school which teaches law students the skill of blogging? Whether a class or a program affiliated with the career development office?I have not found one yet, though Daniel Linna did a heck of a job introducing students to blogging and social media while he was a professor at Michigan State University Law School.I don’t mean to imply that legal blogging is preferred to the traditional legal writing track at law schools. That argument cannot be won, nor should it be argued.At the s...
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What Biden's sweeping social safety plan might include -- and what it likely won't

Democrats in Congress are negotiating a sweeping budget reconciliation package that is the centerpiece of President Joe Biden's domestic agenda.
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What Biden's sweeping social safety plan might -- and likely won't -- include

Democrats in Congress are negotiating a sweeping budget reconciliation package that is the centerpiece of President Joe Biden's domestic agenda.
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Biden pitches unfinished economic agenda in personal hometown remarks

President Joe Biden made a pitch for his unfinished economic agenda as negotiations heat up in Congress, broadly touting its provisions as Democrats pare back the sweeping legislation to expand the social safety net in efforts to get it passed.
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The Sausage Making: The Reconciliation Juggernaut Rolls Ahead

Congress is back in session, but we’re continuing what began as a recess-time series of evening briefings on the reconciliation negotiations. Check in here to find out how the sausage-making is going.  Weeks passed when the reconciliation bill seemed dead, stalled out by Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema’s (D-AZ) refusal to engage in specifics. On Tuesday, that dynamic changed very quickly, as the reconciliation package lurched back to life.  Details from President Joe Biden...
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Jordan Again Prompts Questions About When He Spoke To Trump On Jan. 6

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) still can’t get his story straight about whether and when he spoke to former President Trump on Jan. 6. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
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With Political Tensions Still High, Peru's Congress to Vote on Monday on New Cabinet

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's Congress will vote on a new cabinet from Monday, it said on Wednesday, a move that Peruvians and investors hope will calm...
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Biden pitches economic agenda in his hometown

President Joe Biden made a pitch for his unfinished economic agenda as negotiations heat up in Congress, broadly touting its provisions as Democrats pare back the sweeping legislation to expand the social safety net in efforts to get it passed.
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House Republicans set to overwhelmingly oppose Bannon criminal contempt referral

The vast majority of House Republicans are expected to oppose an effort to hold Donald Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena, brushing aside concerns about weakening the institution's future oversight authority and rejecting accusations that they're trying to block Democrats from getting to the bottom of the January 6 insurrection.
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Republicans set to overwhelmingly oppose Bannon criminal contempt referral

The vast majority of House Republicans are expected to oppose an effort to hold Donald Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena, brushing aside concerns about weakening the institution's future oversight authority and rejecting accusations that they're trying to block Democrats from getting to the bottom of the January 6 insurrection.
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January 6 investigation: Republican leadership instructs members to vote 'no' on criminal contempt charge for Steve Bannon

US President Donald Trump congratulates Senior Counselor to the President Stephen Bannon during the swearing in of senior staff in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 22, 2017. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Steve Bannon is refusing to comply with the investigation into the January 6 insurrection. A day before the riot, he predicted that "all hell will break loose." Donald Trump sued to prevent documents from his White House being shared with the committee. Repu...
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Rep. Jim Jordan says he doesn't know how many times he spoke with Trump on January 6

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH). Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Rep. Jim Jordan says he doesn't know how many times he spoke with Trump on January 6. "I don't recall the number of times. But it's not about me," he told a House panel on Wednesday. Jordan could become a material witness in the House select committee's investigation of January 6. Rep. Jim Jordan on Wednesday says he doesn't know how many conversations he had with former President Donald Trump on January 6."Of course ...
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Duchess Meghan urges Congress to implement comprehensive paid leave program: 'A national right'

Duchess Meghan penned an emotional letter to Congress, urging them to implement a paid leave program for families in America.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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'The Stakes Are Enormous:' Bannon Case Tests Congress' Power

Steve Bannon is facing a contempt charge from Congress after he refused to cooperate with a House committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.
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What we know so far about the Democrats' spending bill

Democrats in Congress are negotiating a sweeping budget reconciliation package that is the centerpiece of President Joe Biden's domestic agenda.
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Understanding fiscal policy: The use of government spending and taxation to manage the economy

The Federal Reserve is not involved in determining fiscal policy decisions - that’s done by Congress and the Administration. Hill Street Studio/Getty Fiscal policy describes how a government uses taxation and spending to influence the economy. Fiscal policies can be neutral, expansionary, or contractionary depending on the goal. Changing fiscal policy could affect interest rates, inflation, employment, and your investments. Visit Insider's Investing Reference library for more stories....
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Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones says inflation is the single biggest threat to financial markets and is 'much worse' than feared

Paul Tudor Jones, founder and CIO of Tudor Investment Corporation. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo Paul Tudor Jones said inflation is the top threat to financial markets and society at large. "Inflation can be much worse than what we fear," the billionaire added. But amid surging prices, he said stocks might be an investors' best bet. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones on Wednesday revealed what he views as t...
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Meghan Markle Calls For Universal Paid Parental Leave In Letter To Congress

"No family should have to choose between earning a living and having the freedom to take care of their child."
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Meghan Markle Calls For Universal Paid Parental Leave In Powerful Letter To Congress

"No family should have to choose between earning a living and having the freedom to take care of their child."
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Factbox-Biden, Democrats $2 Trillion Spending Plan: What Is In, What Is Cut?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress rolled out an ambitious $3.5 trillion spending plan in August to support...
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Rep. Liz Cheney urged her Republican colleagues to 'step back from the brink' while calling out Kevin McCarthy's 'active' obstruction of the January 6 investigation

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming speaks to reporters at the US Capitol on May 12, 2021. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Rep. Cheney called on her Republican colleagues to "step back from the brink" at a hearing on Wednesday. She also called out Kevin McCarthy for being "especially active in attempting to block the investigation." The full House is expected to vote on Thursday to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt of Congress. Republican Rep. Liz Cheney on Wednesday called on her fellow Hou...
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Democrats failing to pass the latest voting rights bill will be a 'make-or-break moment' for filibuster reform, according to progressive activists

Virginia Shadron, of Atlanta, holds an anti-filibuster sign with the face of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of R-Ky., on it, during a rally in support of voting rights, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Senate Republicans are poised to block a major voting rights bill for the 2nd time this year. Progressive activists are hoping it'll be a make-or-break moment for filibuster reform. "Democrats can have the filibuster, or they defe...
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Democrats slam Biden's 'big mistake' to renew $300 monthly checks for families for only one year

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on his administrations response to Hurricane Ida at the South Court Auditorium on the White House Complex on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Biden floated a one-year extension of the child tax credit at a White House meeting with Democrats on Tuesday. His suggestion is already causing some senior Democrats in the House and Senate to call it a "big mistake." "I'm gonna get longer than that," Senate Finance...
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Paris Hilton calls on Biden and Congress to take action against the 'troubled teen industry'

The 40-year-old entrepreneur and socialite appeared alongside lawmakers and other survivors in Washington, D.C., Wednesday to announce...
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Fiona Hill says Trump 'could win again' in 2024 and continues to stage a 'slow-moving coup' after January 6

Fiona Hill, former top Russia advisor to the White House, provides testimony in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump in Washington, DC on November 21, 2019. Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images Fiona Hill said in a new interview with The Hill that Trump could win in 2024 if he decides to run. Hill also claimed that Trump continues to stage a "slow-moving coup." "We're in for a wild ride. We're already in it," the former top Russia expert told The Hill. Fiona H...
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