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Senate Republicans urge Blinken to designate Taliban as a foreign terrorist organization

Senate Republicans are calling on the Biden administration to designate the Taliban as a foreign terrorist organization. In a letter Wednesday to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee, led by Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa, raised concerns over the Taliban’s murderous history and the recent appointment of Sirajuddin Haqqani,…

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The Senate Republicans’ campaign arm raises $8 million in August

The Senate Republicans’ campaign arm raised $8 million last month, a new record for the group during the August of an off-year, Axios has learned.Why it matters: The National Republican Senatorial Committee saw a spike in donations following criticism of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and amid the rising cases in COVID-19. It’s also reporting…

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California Senate passes warehouse workers bill, taking aim at Amazon

Hyper-micromanagement — For years, algorithms have driven workers to meet punishing quotas. Caitlin Harrington, wired.com – Sep 11, 2021 10:00 am UTC Enlarge / Modern warehouse work sometimes unfolds within million-square-foot buildings, which some labor organizers say can make bathroom breaks “logistically impossible.”Jane Barlow | Getty ImagesWarehouse workers in California are one step closer to…

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Senate infrastructure bill isn’t perfect, but could the intention be right? By Cointelegraph

Disclaimer: We make affiliate commissions from Bluehost by promoting to our readers. We recommend Bluehost to our readers since it is one of the only affordable hosting solutions that are both reliable and high in capacity and offers excellent customer service. Senate infrastructure bill isn’t perfect, but could the intention be right? United States Senators…

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Senate bill would stop Apple and Google’s complete control over in-app payments

A bipartisan group of US senators has introduced legislation that seeks to reshape how app marketplaces operate in the US. Penned by Senators Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, and co-sponsored by Amy Klobuchar, the chair of the Senate antitrust subcommittee, the proposed legislation would “prevent app stores from disadvantaging developers.” The…

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Senate greenlights $3.5T budget in latest victory for Biden

Washington Democrats pushed a $3.5 trillion framework for bolstering family services, health, and environment programs through the Senate early Wednesday, advancing President Joe Biden’s expansive vision for reshaping federal priorities just hours after handing him a companion triumph on a hefty infrastructure package.Lawmakers approved Democrats’ budget resolution on a party-line 50-49 vote, a crucial step for a president…

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Senate All-Nighter Reveals Cracks Among Democrats: Key Takeaways

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Senate approves framework of $3.5 trillion budget plan that would expand Medicare, tax credits and climate initiatives

Senate Democrats took their first step toward passing a $3.5 trillion spending plan as the party forges ahead with a massive economic agenda.After more than 14 hours, the Democratic-held chamber voted to pass a budget resolution 50-49 along party lines. The measure directs committees to craft a bill that would spend up to $3.5 trillion…

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Senate passes $1T infrastructure bill in a win for bipartisanship

Washington With a robust vote after weeks of fits and starts, the Senate approved a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan on Tuesday. A rare coalition of Democrats and Republicans joined to overcome skeptics and deliver a cornerstone of President Joe Biden’s agenda.The 69-30 tally provides momentum for this first phase of Mr. Biden’s “Build Back Better”…

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The Senate Passed a $1 Trillion Infrastructure Deal. What’s in It for You?

The Senate on Tuesday approved a sweeping new infrastructure bill that stands to inject around $1 trillion over five years into tightening up America’s sagging roads, waterways, and bridges–and small business has a key role.”There is an opportunity for small businesses across sectors–from the building and construction industry to the telecommunications industry, rail, cyber security,…