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Susan FerrechioApril 13, 20217min
A House committee this week will take an unprecedented vote to create a commission to study providing federal reparations to the descendants of black slaves. House Democrats say they have the political momentum to advance H.R. 40, an act to create a commission to study and develop reparation proposals for black people. “The historic markup […]

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Libby KriegerApril 13, 20212min
Not even President Joe Biden’s Secretary of Commerce could ignore the success of the former President Donald Trump’s economic policies towards China. Gina Raimondo, the Biden Administration Commerce Secretary, praised Trump’s tariffs on China, though she said they are in the process of “government review” to “decide what it makes sense to maintain.” “Let me […]

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Ryan SaavedraApril 13, 202112min
Hundreds of apparent Black Lives Matter rioters smashed police cars, vandalized a police station, and looted businesses in Minneapolis after law enforcement shot and killed a man during a traffic stop after the man, who had an outstanding warrant, allegedly ran from police after they pulled him over. Rocks and other objects were thrown at […]

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Joseph CurlApril 13, 20215min
The Biden administration has offered thousands of federal employees four months of paid leave if they’ll volunteer to help care for migrant children who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. The administration emailed the federal workers asking for help with Unaccompanied Alien Children, or UACs, according to The New York Times. The desperate plea landed […]

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David LawderApril 12, 20212min
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Friday that the Internal Revenue Service budget would increase by $1.2 billion or 10.4% under President Joe Biden’s fiscal 2022 budget request. Yellen, in a statement, said the $13.2 billion overall IRS budget would include an additional $900 million for tax enforcement in fiscal 2022. The […]