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The Week in Business: A Big Step for Infrastructure Spending

The Week in Business: A Big Step for Infrastructure Spending

The next step for the $1 trillion bipartisan bill is the House. And its future there is not guaranteed.

YouTube Suspends Rand Paul Over Video Disputing Mask Benefits

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YouTube Suspends Rand Paul Over Video Disputing Mask Benefits

On Twitter, Mr. Paul called his suspension “a badge of honor” and blamed “left-wing cretins at YouTube.”

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Inside the White House-Facebook Rift Over Vaccine Misinformation

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Inside the White House-Facebook Rift Over Vaccine Misinformation

Frustrations grew behind the scenes among top leaders on both sides, potentially hurting the government’s efforts to overcome the pandemic.

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Janet Yellen made another call on Congress to act on the debt limit.

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Janet Yellen made another call on Congress to act on the debt limit.

Ms. Yellen’s letter to Congress was her third warning. Last week, she told lawmakers that she was beginning to use extraordinary measures to delay a default.

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Building to a Vote

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Building to a Vote

Senators spent the weekend debating a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure proposal, ultimately clearing the way for a final vote.

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Pelosi and Yellen to Discuss Rental Assistance as Eviction Crisis Looms

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Pelosi and Yellen to Discuss Rental Assistance as Eviction Crisis Looms

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it would impose a 60-day ban on evictions in places hit hard by the Delta variant.This post was originally published on this site

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As Democrats Seethed, White House Struggled to Contain Eviction Fallout

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As Democrats Seethed, White House Struggled to Contain Eviction Fallout

The president was surprised by the reaction to the White House’s decision to ask Congress to extend an eviction ban, leading to a 36-hour scramble to keep people in their homes.

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As Democrats Seethed, White House Struggled to Contain Eviction Fallout

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As Democrats Seethed, White House Struggled to Contain Eviction Fallout

President Biden was surprised by the furious reaction to the White House’s decision to ask Congress to extend an eviction ban, leading to a 36-hour scramble to keep people in their homes.

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As Infrastructure Bill Nears Key Vote, Deficit Takes Back Seat

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As Infrastructure Bill Nears Key Vote, Deficit Takes Back Seat

Many Republicans are disregarding the deficit impact for the sprawling infrastructure bill, but intend to change course for looming battles on social spending and the debt ceiling.This post was originally published on this site

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Biden Administration Extends Student Loan Repayment Pause

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Biden Administration Extends Student Loan Repayment Pause

The Education Department said that it would be the “final extension” of the moratorium.

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