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Trump's new EPA pick defends rollbacks as Democrats call him 'extreme'

Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday slammed U.S. President Donald Trump's new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency as a pro-business extremist, but harbored little hope of blocking his..
Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters

The Fenway Institute Analysis: During Year Two, Trump Administration Continued Discriminatory Policies & Practices Against LGBT People and People Living with HIV

In some cases, these policies built upon anti-LGBT measures begun in 2017 and in others, the Trump Administration found new ways to negatively impact U.S. citizens and federal contractors as well as..
PRWeb - Published

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Says No To Super PAC Support [Video]Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Says No To Super PAC Support  00:33

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has rejected support from a super PAC. Politico reports the senator made the announcement in her first public comments since joining the 2020 presidential race on Wednesday...

Wochit News - Published

Democrats to propose plan to raise nation's minimum wage [Video]Democrats to propose plan to raise nation's minimum wage  00:31

House and Senate Democrats will introduce a plan that would gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024.

Rumble - Published

Democrats to propose plan to raise nation's minimum wage [Video]Democrats to propose plan to raise nation's minimum wage  00:30

House and Senate Democrats will introduce a plan that would gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024.

ABC 10 News | San Diego - Published

Bernie Sanders presses Wheeler on climate change [Video]Bernie Sanders presses Wheeler on climate change  01:57

Senator Bernie Sanders grilled President Trump's EPA pick Andrew Wheeler at his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, asking whether he believed in climate change. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Reuters Studio - Published

Shutdown Costs U.S. Economy .13 Percent In Growth Weekly [Video]Shutdown Costs U.S. Economy .13 Percent In Growth Weekly  04:24

Senate and House leaders say they will cancel the Martin Luther King Day recess unless the shutdown is resolved before then, Esme Murphy reports (4:24). WCCO Mid-Morning - January 16, 2019

CBS 4 WCCO Minnesota - Published

Trump's EPA pick arrives for confirmation hearing [Video]Trump's EPA pick arrives for confirmation hearing  00:32

Democratic lawmakers will grill U.S. President Donald Trump's new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, focusing on his past coal lobbying, but with little hope of..

Rumble - Published

Trump's EPA pick arrives for confirmation hearing [Video]Trump's EPA pick arrives for confirmation hearing  00:31

Democratic lawmakers will grill U.S. President Donald Trump's new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, focusing on his past coal lobbying, but with little hope of blocking his..

Reuters Studio - Published

Gillibrand announces White House run [Video]Gillibrand announces White House run  01:22

Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced in Troy, New York Wednesday that she is running for U.S. president. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Reuters Studio - Published

Senators to grill Trump's new EPA pick [Video]Senators to grill Trump's new EPA pick  00:45

Democratic lawmakers will grill U.S. President Donald Trump's new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday over his past coal lobbying, but have little hope of blocking his..

Rumble - Published

Senators to grill Trump's new EPA pick [Video]Senators to grill Trump's new EPA pick  00:45

Democratic lawmakers will grill U.S. President Donald Trump's new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday over his past coal lobbying, but have little hope of blocking his..

Reuters Studio - Published

 

U.S. Democrats brand Trump's new EPA pick as 'extreme'

Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday slammed U.S. President Donald Trump's new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency as a pro-business extremist, but harbored little hope of blocking his..
Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Bipartisan Senate group presses Trump to end shutdown


Politico - Published

Andrew Wheeler, Trump’s Choice to Lead the E.P.A., Faces Senate Confirmation Questioning

The former coal lobbyist took the stand before a Senate panel to make his case for leading the E.P.A. and steering President Trump’s agenda of rolling back environmental rules.
NYTimes.com - Published

Sen. Mark Warner Calls for Bill Barr to Withdraw: ‘Disqualified Himself’ with Unsolicited Mueller Memos

Senator Mark Warner appeared on MSNBC’s I Wednesday morning and called for William Barr to withdraw his nomination for Attorney General. While most seem to believe that Barr will ultimately be..
Mediaite - Published

Claire McCaskill has found her next job

Former U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, whose 12-year tenure representing Missouri ended with her defeat in the November election, has joined NBC News and MSNBC as a political analyst. Joe Scarborough and..
bizjournals - Published

Washington lieutenant governor skips Inslee’s speech over gun fears

Cyrus Habib said there was no specific threat of violence but that House policy, which allows concealed weapons to be carried, worried him. The Senate bans concealed weapons, and both chambers forbid..
Seattle Times - Published

Texas House, Senate propose spending billions more on schools, though in different ways


DallasNews - Published

Congress prepares to skip recess if shutdown goes on

The House and Senate announced they would stay in session next week and cancel an upcoming recess at home if the shutdown continues, which seems likely
CBS News - Published

Democrats to grill Trump's new EPA chief pick over past lobbying

Democratic lawmakers will grill U.S. President Donald Trump's new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday over his past coal lobbying, but have little hope of blocking his..
Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters

5 things you need to know from Cuomo's budget

Legalizing recreational marijuana, expanding prevailing wage and capping property tax increases are on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's agenda this year. Cuomo proposed a $175.2 billion state budget in his State of..
bizjournals - Published

Buhari nominates chairman, members of North-East Development Commission

The nominations are subject to Senate approval. The post Buhari nominates chairman, members of North-East Development Commission appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Premium Times Nigeria - Published

Barr Is Perfect To Take Over The Justice Department, Turley Says

Steve Inskeep talks to law professor Jonathan Turley about William Barr, Trump's U.S. attorney general nominee. Turley will testify in favor of confirmation before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
NPR - Published

Sanders To Meet With 2016 Staffers Who Say They Were Mistreated

sanders to meet with 2016 staffers who say they were mistreated
Watch VideoSen. Bernie Sanders is scheduled to meet Wednesday with former female staffers who claim they were sexually harassed and discriminated against while working on his 2016 presidential..
Newsy - Published

Senate resumes, adjourns plenary over Rep’s death

The Senate had been on break since December 20, 2018. The post Senate resumes, adjourns plenary over Rep’s death appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Premium Times Nigeria - Published

AP Top Stories January 16 A

Here's the latest for Wednesday January 16th: British PM Theresa May faces no confidence vote; Graham says senators working on shutdown deal; More Senate hearings for William Barr; Big floating ice..
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump's attorney general nominee: 'I will not be bullied'

trump's attorney general nominee: 'i will not be bullied'
Washington: Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to..
WorldNews - Published

Graham: Senators seek bipartisan shutdown solution

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says some Senate Republicans and Democrats are working together to try to end the partial federal government shutdown. (Jan. 16)
USATODAY.com - Published

Duterte open to dialogue with bishops after suggesting Filipinos kill them

Manila, Philippines, Jan 16, 2019 / 12:38 am (CNA).- A government spokesman said Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is open to dialogue with the country’s bishops, after the president recently..
CNA - Published

US Senate to vote over Aughinish Alumina sanctions

A vote is due to be held in the US Senate today on a move to block the lifting of sanctions affecting Aughinish Alumina in Limerick.
RTE.ie - Published

Senators consider former lobbyist as EPA's permanent chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler's past lobbying work for coal companies and other industries regulated by the agency is expected to draw scrutiny..
New Zealand Herald - Published

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