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Electric bikes could get much cheaper under a new proposal from two House Democrats

The bill aims to spur e-bike sales and encourage more people to ditch their cars. Rad Power Bikes A new proposal from two House Democrats could dramatically cut the cost of buying a new e-bike.  The E-BIKE Act aims to make e-bikes more accessible and to cut the country's carbon emissions.  It would provide up to a $1,500 credit to subsidize 30% of the cost of a new e-bike.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. There are plenty of reasons to buy an e-bike. They offer all ...
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Biden defends airstrike on Syria in letter to leaders in Congress and says US has the right to defend itself

Joe Biden at the Lincoln Memorial on January 19, 2021. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Joe Biden justified airstrikes in Syria in a letter to congressional lawmakers.  Biden said he directed the airstrikes in response to a recent militant strike in Iraq.  He said the US "always stands ready to take necessary and proportionate action in self-defense." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden justified his decision to strike Syria in a letter to con...
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McCarthy Is Still Trying To Crawl Back Into Ex-POTUS’ Good Graces

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Saturday seemed to drive at an objective he's been trying to reach for more than a month now: to win back the favor of a departed president who still holds overwhelming sway in the Republican Party. [Author: Zoe Richards]
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House Passes $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Plan As Dems Seek Workaround For Minimum Wage Hike

The House passed President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus plan early Saturday, advancing a pandemic aid package that would provide billions of dollars in relief to help financially-strapped families and businesses, support schools, and bolster COVID-19 vaccine distribution.  [Author: Zoe Richards]
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DNC releases video hitting Republicans on vote against coronavirus relief bill

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) War Room on Saturday released a new video hitting House Republicans for voting against a...
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SolarWinds' Former CEO Blames Intern for 'solarwinds123' Password Leak

"Current and former top executives at SolarWinds are blaming a company intern for a critical lapse in password security that apparently went undiagnosed for years," reports CNN. The password in question, "solarwinds123," was discovered in 2019 on the public internet by an independent security researcher who warned the company that the leak had exposed a SolarWinds file server... It is still unclear what role, if any, the leaked password may have played in enabling suspected Russian hackers to...
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Trump could target Kevin McCarthy in CPAC speech: report

Former President Trump is fighting mad at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., over his support of Rep. Liz Cheney’s number...
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Nearly three dozen GOP mayors back Biden's COVID-19 relief package

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt. AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki Roughly 32 GOP mayors are backing Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. The support is a stark contrast to the bill's opposition among congressional Republicans. The House passed the bill on Saturday and it now heads to the Senate where resistance is anticipated. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. While President Joe Biden faces firm opposition to his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package from congressional Rep...
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Stimulus check updates: House passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill — with minimum wage increase imperiled in Senate

The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives.
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More than a dozen Republicans tell House they can't attend votes due to 'public health emergency.' They're slated to be at CPAC.

More than a dozen of former President Donald Trump's closest Republican allies in the House skipped Friday's votes and enlisted their colleagues to vote on their behalf, signing letters saying they can't attend "due to the ongoing public health emergency."
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Biden Sees ‘No Time to Waste,’ Urges Senate to Pass $1.9 Trillion Covid-19 Stimulus Package

President Biden urged the Senate to take quick action after the House passed his $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package, as Democrats...
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From dreams of the presidency to 'Flyin' Ted': How Ted Cruz became the most ridiculed senator in US politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) walks out of a meeting room for the lawyers of former President Donald Trump and back to the Senate floor in Washington, DC, on February 12, 2021. Jabin Botsford - Pool/Getty Images Once touted as the next president, Ted Cruz is now one of the most controversial people in Congress. The senator is back in the spotlight after taking a trip to Mexico during a deadly winter storm. Scroll down to read more about the life and career of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Visit the Business...
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Biden says 'no time to waste' for Senate to pass his Covid relief package

President Joe Biden called on the US Senate to take "quick action" in passing his $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill, speaking just hours after House Democrats approved his first legislative priority.
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Biden Hails House Passage of $1.9T Virus Bill, Now to Senate

President Joe Biden is hailing the House passage of the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill he championed.
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Biden urges quick action on COVID relief package: "We have no time to waste"

The House narrowly approved President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill early Saturday morning.
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Bill to Drop Concealed Carry Age Won't Get Committee Vote

A bill to lower the legal age to carry concealed firearms in Kansas from 21 to 18 has stalled in a House committee, but a supporter plans to offer the proposal for consideration on the House floor.
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Biden to laud House passing relief bill as an important first step

President Joe Biden will praise the House of Representatives for passing his $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill as an important first step when he delivers remarks Saturday morning, according to a White House official.
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Biden to laud House passing Covid relief bill as an important first step to defeating Covid-19

President Joe Biden will praise the House of Representatives for passing his $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill as an important first step when he delivers remarks Saturday morning, according to a White House official.
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Trump wants to start a new super PAC headed by former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, report says

Former Trump Campaign manager Corey Lewandowski speaks as President Donald Trump looks on during a rally at Total Sports Park in Washington, Michigan on April 28, 2018. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Trump told political advisers this week that he plans on starting a new super PAC, Politico reports. The former president reportedly wants his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to run it. Sources said nothing is confirmed yet and that Trump could still change his mind at any moment...
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Republicans take aim at billions set aside in stimulus bill for infrastructure and transport projects, including Amtrak, BART, and a bridge to Canada

President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, board an Amtrak train during the 2020 presidential campaign. Andrew Harnik/AP Photo The $1.9 trillion stimulus plan passed by the House included funding for Amtrak and BART.  About $1.5 billion would go to the Amtrak train system, Biden's favored mode of transport.  Rep. Kevin McCarthy and other Republican lawmakers said some of the infrastructure spending was pork. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Billions from the $...
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Trump begins settling scores with Republican opponents by endorsing a former aide's primary challenge to an Ohio congressman who backed impeachment

Ohio Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (L) and Former President Donald Trump (R). Saul Loeb/AFP/ Pool via Getty Images Trump has endorsed Max Miller, a primary challenger running against Ohio's Rep. Anthony Gonzalez. Gonzalez is one of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump last month. Trump has indicated he would play an active role on the campaign trail during the 2022 elections.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Donald Trump endorsed former aide Max Miller in his...
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Third stimulus check update: House passes coronavirus spending bill with $1,400 payments. Here’s the latest

The $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill now goes to the U.S. Senate.
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COVID relief package update: House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line vote, includes $1,400 stimulus checks

The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill. The massive measure now moves to the Senate.
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House Covid relief bill extends unemployment benefits by 5 months, pays extra $400 a week

The House passed a $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill on Friday that would extend jobless benefits to Aug. 29 and increase aid by $400 a week.
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House passes $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill on near party-line vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried...
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Republicans at a crossroads? Probably not

How did the Republican Party arrive at such a confused and divided state that Senator John Thune (R-SD) had to ask whether it wanted “to be the party of limited government and fiscal responsibility, free markets, peace through strength and pro-life” or “the party of conspiracy theories and QAnon”? The question seems to suggest that the party has a binary choice, that they could be one or the other. In reality, the party is both, and it has been so for some time. The Republican Party we see today...
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House passes Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package

The House of Representatives passed overnight Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief package.
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House Passes Biden's $1.9T Stimulus Plan

Prior rounds of major COVID legislation passed the House with bipartisan support, but this vote all but confirmed Biden’s first relief...
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House passes $1.9T stimulus plan; Oregon Democrat Kurt Schrader 1 of 2 crossing party lines

That sharp partisan divide is making the fight a showdown over who voters will reward for heaping more federal spending to combat the...
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Coronavirus: Biden's $1.9tn Covid relief bill passes House vote

The coronavirus aid plan passes despite total Republican opposition, but must now go to the Senate.
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