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Senate Republicans vote to shut down the government

It’s going to be a bumpy ride in Congress this week as Democrats try to keep the government from shutting down on Oct. 1, keep...

It’s that time of year again, when the specter of a government shutdown haunts the Capitol

The words "government shutdown" were spoken on the Senate floor Tuesday, signaling the opening of the annual autumnal angst-fest that is funding of the...

Trump’s $5 billion border wall demand threatens another shutdown

Donald Trump is once again demanding $5 billion in border wall funding in the spending bill Congress needs to pass this fall. Senate Republicans are not...

Goldman Sachs cuts jobs, lowers bonus pool 20%, and says everything is gravy

Last week, Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon told the House Finance Services Committee, like the rest of the banking leaders on the panel, that...

House Speaker Pelosi confirms House Democrats may mount ‘legal challenge’ to Trump ’emergency’

Under pressure from the Fox News programs he watches on television, Donald Trump has declared that the absence of his demanded "border wall" now...

‘No One Should Be Surprised’: After Long Career Stiffing Workers, Trump Blocks Back Pay for Federal Contractors

As a real estate mogul, Donald Trump was notorious for swindling low-wage workers out of pay. So—as economist Robert Reich put it—"no one should be...

Shutdown less likely as Trump turns his attention to pretending ‘the Wall is being built’

It’s looking less likely that the government will shut down again, as Congress is expected to quickly pass a package of bills funding federal...

Trump is throwing another tantrum, which means another shutdown may not be far off

We are once again on the cusp of a government shutdown. Unless Donald Trump agrees to sign something by Friday, the month-long government shutdown...

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An Alternative to Expanding SCOTUS: Mandatory Judicial Retirement

We clearly need to fix the Supreme Court. I like the idea of adding seats. But some Democrats in Congress are hesitant about the idea,...

This guy was so certain he wasn't going to die of COVID, but COVID had other plans

This series documents stories from the Herman Cain Awards subreddit, tracking the COVID mis- and disinformation on Facebook that...

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