Graham Proposes 15-Week Abortion Bill, Splitting Republicans Ahead of Midterm Elections

CNN — Senator Lindsey Graham introduced a bill on Tuesday that would ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, the most significant proposal by Republicans in Congress to shorten the procedure since the Supreme Court. overturned Roe v. Wade three months ago. Democratic Senate candidates immediately tried link to his Republican opponents to Graham’s bill, … Read more

California lawmakers pass landmark bill for fast food workers

California lawmakers on Monday approved a nation-leading measure that would give more than half a million fast food workers more power and protections, despite objections from restaurant owners who warn it would increase costs for consumers. The bill is create a new fast food council of 10 members with an equal number of workers’ delegates … Read more

Biden’s Maryland speech criticizes ‘semi-fascism’ underpinning ‘extreme MAGA philosophy’

Rockville, MD CNN — President Joe Biden He offered one of his sharpest rebukes Thursday to Republicans who have stuck to his predecessor’s creed, calling it “semi-fascism” and predicting it has gone too far for most of the country. It was a forceful start to midterm politicking for the president, who later addressed a crowd … Read more

Biden Signs Bill Expanding Health Care Benefits for Veterans Exposed to Toxic Combustion Pits

CNN — President Joe Biden signed a bill into law on Wednesday that expands health care benefits to millions of veterans who were exposed to toxic burn pits during his military service. The bill is a major bipartisan victory for Congress and addresses an issue that is personal to the president. Biden has said that … Read more

With 87,000 new agents, these are the recipients of IRS audits

Jeffrey Coolidge | Photodisc | fake images As the Democrats spending plan approaches a vote in the House, one of the most controversial provisions: nearly $80 billion in IRS fundswith $45.6 billion for “enforcement,” it has raised questions about who the agency can turn to for audits. IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig said these resources are … Read more

With 87,000 new agents, these are the recipients of IRS audits

Jeffrey Coolidge | Photodisc | fake images As the Democrats spending plan approaches a vote in the House, one of the most controversial provisions: nearly $80 billion in IRS fundswith $45.6 billion for “enforcement,” it has raised questions about who the agency can turn to for audits. IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig said these resources are … Read more

Senate ‘vote-a-branch’ continues as Democrats eye finish line for radical health care and climate bill

CNN — The Senate continues to work Sunday on a series of back-to-back votes on amendments that Democrats hope to pass. its extensive health care package and climate. The amendment process, known on Capitol Hill like a ‘vote-a-rama”, began on Saturday night shortly after 11:30 p.m. ET. A final vote on the bill will take … Read more

Sinema had the Schumer cut carry a piece of interest from the reconciliation bill

US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) holds his weekly news conference after the Democratic caucus luncheon at the US Capitol in Washington on August 2, 2022 . jonathan ernst | Reuters Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Friday that Democrats “had no choice” but to remove a key tax provision from his main spending … Read more

Sinema made the Schumer cut had a loophole in the interests of the reconciliation bill

US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) holds his weekly news conference after the Democratic caucus luncheon at the US Capitol in Washington on August 2, 2022 . jonathan ernst | Reuters Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Friday that Democrats “had no choice” but to remove a key tax provision from his main spending … Read more

Does the Inflation Reduction Act violate Biden’s $400,000 fiscal promise?

JimWatson | Afp | fake images Senate Democrats’ package on climate change, health care, drug prices and tax measures unveiled last week has supporters and opponents debating whether the legislation violates a promise by the president. Joe Biden has done since his presidential campaign, a not raise taxes in households with incomes below $400,000 a … Read more