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Politics Jan 06AP FACT CHECK: On Jan. 6 anniversary, Trump sticks to election falsehoods
Former President Donald Trump on Thursday continued to cling to false claims that the 2020 election was stolen as the nation marked the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
Health Jan 02Fauci: CDC mulling COVID test requirement for asymptomatic
Dr. Anthony Fauci said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now considering including the negative test as part of its guidance after getting significant “pushback” on its updated recommendations last week.
Economy Dec 23Buttigieg doles out $241 million to U.S. ports to boost supply chain
It includes $52.3 million to help boost rail capacity at the port in Long Beach, California, and $20 million for Portsmouth, Virginia, to build out a supply chain for the offshore wind industry.
Politics Dec 20Manchin won’t back $2 trillion Build Back Better bill, upends Biden’s agenda
Sen. Joe Manchin has all but delivered a death blow to President Joe Biden's $2 trillion domestic initiative. Saying he can't support the package, the West Virginia Democrat has single-handedly thrown his party's agenda into jeopardy.
Politics Dec 19Sen. Joe Manchin says no to $2T bill: ‘I can’t vote for it’
The West Virginia senator cited a multitude of factors weighing on the economy and the potential harm he saw from pushing through the “mammoth” bill, such as persistent inflation, a growing debt and the latest threat from the omicron variant.
Nation Nov 09Technology to stop drunken driving among new car safety mandates from Congress
Congress has created a new requirement for automakers: Find a high-tech way to keep drunken people from driving cars.
Politics Oct 10No. 2 House Republican refuses to say election wasn’t stolen
The House’s second-ranking Republican, Rep. Steve Scalise, repeatedly refused to say on Sunday that the 2020 election wasn’t stolen, standing by Donald Trump’s lie that Democrat Joe Biden won the White House because of mass voter fraud.
Politics Sep 13Democrats seek corporate, wealthy tax hikes for $3.5 trillion plan
The House released details on Monday as Congress speeds ahead to shape the far-reaching package touches almost all aspects of domestic life.
Nation Sep 07Ida damage shows need for infrastructure upgrades, lawmakers say
As the deadly storm moved from the Gulf Coast through the Northeast — killing over 65 people from Louisiana to Connecticut — members of Congress said the storm offered irrefutable evidence that the nation's power lines, roads, bridges and other…
Health Aug 15U.S. mulls COVID vaccine boosters for elderly as early as fall
Federal health officials have been actively looking at whether extra shots for the vaccinated may be needed as early as this fall, reviewing case numbers in the U.S. “almost daily” as well as the situation in other countries such as…