Biden, McCarthy Reach Tentative Debt Limit Agreement

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced a deal in principle Saturday night that would stave off a first-ever default on the nation’s debt as long as it can clear both chambers of Congress before June 5. The agreement would address the nation’s debt limit and include a “historic” reduction in spending, …

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Biden Student Debt Relief Plan Revoked In U.S. House Vote

student debt

Ariana Figueroa, Florida Phoenix The U.S. House on Wednesday voted to overturn the Biden administration’s one-time student debt relief plan that is currently on hold awaiting a Supreme Court decision expected within weeks. Before the 218-203 vote on the resolution, the White House said President Joe Biden would veto it, arguing …

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States See Record Low Unemployment Across The U.S.

Black workers

Casey Quinlan, Arkansas Advocate Across much of the country, the jobs market is as strong as it’s ever been, and Black women, young people and people with disabilities are among the workers benefiting, recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data show. Twenty states reported an unemployment rate under 3% in …

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Trump’s N.Y. Criminal Trial Will Begin In March 2024

President Donald Trump

Former President Donald Trump appeared virtually in a New York criminal court on Tuesday for the first time since pleading not guilty to 34 felony counts of falsifying business records. During the hearing, Judge Juan Merchan outlined the terms of a protective order, preventing Trump from publicly disclosing evidence related …

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