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June 11 (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said on Sunday he hoped to get back on the right track after a conservative revolt paralyzed the Republican Party’s efforts to advance its agenda in Washington.

TOPEKA — U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall took to social media Sunday to allege President Joe Biden violated federal flag code by hanging from the White House balcony a pair of U.S. flags straddling a colorful flag honoring lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer rights. Marshall declared on Twitter that Biden appeared more invested in celebrating […]

President Biden and the rest of the White House celebrated Pride this weekend — but conservatives are crying foul, claiming JB broke the law in doing so … flag law, specifically. Here’s the deal … Joe and co. were hosting a Pride event outside the WH Saturday, where he spoke passionately about protecting individuals who […]

WASHINGTON, June 9 (Reuters) – Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday unveiled a series of new tax breaks aimed at businesses and families while proposing to reverse some of President Joe Biden’s legislative victories, including credits to spur the sale of clean-burning electric vehicles. Three related bills were introduced on Friday with […]

Evan Milligan, center, plaintiff in an Alabama redistricting case, speaks following Supreme Court oral arguments on Oct. 4, 2022. The court on Thursday ruled in favor of Milligan in the case, ordering the creation of a second Alabama congressional district with a large Black population. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP Evan Milligan, […]

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Biden Administration took major steps to protect the greater Chaco area last week.  Now, that action has a House committee taking a closer look at former New Mexico Congresswoman and current Interior Secretary Deb Haaland.  A letter was sent to the Office of U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland on […]

WASHINGTON, June 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives will postpone all votes until next week, Speaker Kevin McCarthy said on Wednesday, as a conservative revolt paralyzed the Republican Party’s efforts to advance its agenda in Washington. The standoff between U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and a hardline faction of his own Republican majority […]

Since the Biden administration came out in favor of reauthorizing Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in February, the intelligence community has pointed to the growing threat of foreign cyberattacks on the U.S. as a key argument in favor of the controversial surveillance tool. Officials have made broad and general declarations, pointing to […]

SINGAPORE, June 1 (Reuters) – The dollar drifted from a two-month high on Thursday as investors trimmed bets the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this month, though a vote of approval from the U.S. House to suspend the debt ceiling lent some support to the greenback. A divided U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday

May 31 (Reuters) – Investors gave a muted welcome to the U.S. House of Representatives passing a bill that would suspend the government’s borrowing limit and avert default, with market focus now turning to the Senate and the interest rate outlook. Asian markets were trading higher when the bill cleared the house and held their […]

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