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Tensions rise between DOJ, Jan. 6 panel

After weeks of airing concerns the Justice Department may not be moving aggressively enough to prosecute former President Trump and others in his orbit, lawmakers on the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack met the department’s request for assistance with an interesting response: Not so fast. The Justice...
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New congressional map in New York approved by judge

A New York Supreme Court Justice late Friday approved a new congressional map in the Empire State, setting into motion some potential member-on-member primaries for Democrats. Among some of the changes made in the latest New York congressional map included placing the communities of Crown Heights and Bedford-Stuyvesant fully in the 9th and 8th Congressional Districts respectively, instead of splitting them up.

Right-to-work protections do work

Ten years ago, our home states of Michigan and Indiana adopted right-to-work statutes. These laws state that no worker as a condition of employment needs to join nor financially support a union. In addition to providing workers greater freedom, scholarly research suggested that right-to-work laws are powerful economic development tools. Our new study lends credence to those conclusions.

Biden signs $40B Ukraine aid package into law

President Biden has signed into law a far-reaching aid package for Ukraine that will provide $40 billion in security, humanitarian and economic assistance for the country as it battles the Russian war over the coming months. The White House said in a release on Saturday that Biden signed the measure...

Biden says US has offered vaccines to North Korea but got no response

President Biden said Saturday the United States has offered vaccines to North Korea and China to help fight COVID-19 outbreaks, but neither has responded. “The answer is yes we’ve offered vaccines, not only to North Korea but to China as well,” Biden said at a joint press conference in Seoul with the South Korean president. “And we’re prepared to do that immediately. We’ve gotten no response.”

UN ambassador: Global food shortages have reached level 10

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield said Friday that global food shortages due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict have reached the highest level of alarm. “I can tell you on a scale of one to 10, I’m probably at the 10 level of alarm, because this crisis has exacerbated...

On The Money — Prices remain high while stocks sink

Food prices could increase even more amid international export bans. We’ll also look at this week’s stock market carnage, IRS changes and the continued push for action on student loans. But first, learn more about how Europe and Russia are escalating their energy showdown amid soaring oil prices.