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Biden signs bill averting railroad strike despite lack of paid sick days

President Joe Biden signed a bill making a railroad strike illegal, preventing workers from walking off the job weeks before the holiday season. “The bill I’m about to sign ends a difficult railroad dispute and helps our nation avoid what would undoubtedly have been an economic disaster at a very bad time on the calendar,” …

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Key House lawmaker calls collapse ‘a dumpster fire’

Rep. Patrick McHenry, a North Carolina Republican and leading member of the House Financial Services Committee, speaks at a hearing in Washington, D.C. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Calling the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX “a dumpster fire,” House lawmakers on Wednesday called on U.S. banking regulators to strengthen oversight of the industry …

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Donald Trump, twice impeached and under FBI investigation, launches bid for White House in 2024

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump announced Tuesday night that he is running for president in 2024, framing an aggressively conservative agenda that includes executing people convicted of selling drugs. The campaign will be Trump’s third time running for president, but his first attempt to win votes since his refusal to accept his 2020 election …

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