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Inflation calculator: Earmarks return in omnibus spending bill as Americans prepare for recession

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Inflation will soar even higher after President Joe Biden signed lawmakers Omnibus spending bill into law this week. Lawmakers closed the earmark loophole during President Barrack Obama's administration. Earmarks gave lawmakers the ability to fund ... more
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Congress gridlocked over debt limit: What happens if government shuts down?

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If the federal government shuts down it wouldn't be the first time. But the consequences of that could be devastating to healthcare, social safety nets, and the U.S. economy as it tries to recover from ... more
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$2,000 stimulus checks killed by Congress as Republicans defy President Trump

$2,000 stimulus checks killed by Congress as Republicans defy T
After brief hopes that Congress would agree to $2,000 stimulus checks for most Americans following President Donald Trump's public criticism of the $900 billion economic relief package - Republicans blocked a measure by Democrats on ... more
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$2,000 stimulus checks for COVID relief could get approval today

$2,000 stimulus checks for COVID relief could get approval today
Editor's Note: Congress has since killed hopes of passing a $2,000 stimulus bonus on Christmas Eve. Read about it here. If Congress is successful at increasing stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000 it would mark ... more
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Inside the FLX: Ian Golden talks campaign, local issues & more (podcast)

Inside the FLX: Ian Golden talks campaign, local issues & more (podcast)
On Episode #98 of the Inside the FLX Podcast Ian Golden, who is seeking the Democratic nomination to take on Rep. Tom Reed this fall joins Josh Durso to talk local issues, politics, his campaign, ... more
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