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Senate set to enhance benefits for vets exposed to burn pits

WASHINGTON — The Senate is expected to approve on Thursday a large expansion of health care and disability benefits for…

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Biden’s challenge: Inflation overshadows robust job gains

REHOBOTH BEACH, Delaware — President Joe Biden came before the television cameras Friday to celebrate yet another month of healthy…

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House Dems propose $28 million to address formula shortage

House Democrats have unveiled a $28 million emergency spending bill to address the shortage of infant formula in the United…

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Ukraine, US politicians rip Rand Paul over $40 billion aid bill holdup

Top Ukrainian government officials blasted Sen. Rand Paul on Friday after he objected to a bill that would send $40…

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Congress presses MTA on camera malfunctions during Brooklyn subway shooting

A group of Congress members, including three from New York City, pressed the MTA for answers in a blistering letter…

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ICE blew $17M on unused hotel rooms for migrants, DHS watchdog finds

Immigration officials wasted $17 million dollars on unused hotels for migrants last year, after hiring a politically connected contractor that…

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Republicans block Senate COVID bill over push for Title 42 restoration

Senate Republicans blocked Democrats’ latest attempt to move forward with $10 billion in new COVID-19-related spending Tuesday, insisting on the…

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Democratic, GOP Senate bargainers reach $10B COVID agreement

WASHINGTON — Senate bargainers have reached agreement on a slimmed-down $10 billion package for countering COVID-19 with treatments, vaccines and…

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War in Ukraine will take global economic toll, group warns

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is warning that Russia’s war in Ukraine will disrupt commerce and clog up…

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Biden to sign budget bill with Ukraine aid but no virus cash

President Joe Biden on Tuesday is set to sign a bill providing Ukraine with $13.6 billion in additional military and…

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