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Minimum wage hike all but dead in big COVID relief bill

Democrats’ hopes of including a minimum wage increase in their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill seemed all but dead Monday as the Senate prepared to debate its own version of the House-passed aid package. Four days after the chamber’s parliamentarian said Senate rules forbid inclusion of a straight-out minimum wage increase in the relief measure,

COVID-19

House nears relief bill passage; Dems mull wage hike rescue

Democrats edged a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package to the brink of House passage late Friday, even as party leaders sought to assure agitated progressives that they’d revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage. A virtual party-line House vote was expected on the sweeping measure, which embodies President Joe Biden’s plan to flush

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Opinion: How Would Biden Unite Us?

Candidate Biden, after the media declared him the President Elect, made the statement, “I will be a President for all Americans — whether you voted for me or not. I will keep the faith that you have placed in me.” And also, “It’s time for America to unite. And to heal. We are the United

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Opinion: Who Separates and Divides Us?

Ever since his election in 2016, a consortium of Democrats, never Trump Republicans and their co-conspirators in the media, have accused President Trump of racism, sexism, homophobia and divisiveness. Since he has been in the public eye for half a century, he has a public history that could easily show if any of these accusations

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Opinion: Anti-Women Attacks on Judge Barrett Show the Left’s True Agenda

As soon as rumors started circulating regarding Seventh Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett being nominated by President Trump to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, progressives started leveling untrue and reprehensible attacks against Judge Barrett. They have attacked her religious beliefs, her faith practices, the size of her family, and the fact that

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