Trump’s GOP tie deepens after primary wins, FBI research

Trump’s GOP tie deepens after primary wins, FBI research

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump Governor’s pick in swing state Wisconsin is easily defeated a favorite of the Republican establishment. In Connecticut, the state that launched the Bush family and its brand of compassionate conservatism, a fiery Senate candidate who promoted Trump’s election upset the state’s GOP-endorsed candidate. Meanwhile in Washington, Republicans ranging from … Read more

Cut Inflation Act Extends $7,500 Electric Car Tax Credit

david madison | Photodisc | Getty Images A federal tax break offered to car buyers to go electric could work differently starting next year. Under the Inflation Reduction Act – which received Senate approval on Sunday and is expected to be approved by the House this week – a tax credit worth up to $7,500 … Read more

What to watch in Wisconsin and 3 other states in Tuesday’s primaries

The Republican game in the race for governor of Wisconsin Tuesday features competing candidates endorsed by former President Donald Trump and his former Vice President, Mike Pence. Democrats choose a candidate to face two terms from GOP Sen. Ron Johnson for control of the tightly divided chamber. Meanwhile, Vermont voters choose a replacement for U.S. … Read more

Reconciliation bill includes nearly $80 billion for IRS funding

Charles P. Rettig, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, testifies during the Senate Finance Committee hearing entitled The IRS’ Fiscal Year 2022 Budget, at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. , June 8, 2021. tom williams | Swimming pool | Reuters Senate Democrats passed their climate, health and tax package on Sunday, including … Read more

Democrats’ climate, energy and tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats began pushing their election-year economic bill through the Senate on Saturday, beginning President Joe Biden’s sweeping collection of priorities on climate, energy, health care and taxes on a path through Congress that the party hopes will end in victory by the end of this week. As a preview of the strongly … Read more

The Democrats’ Big Pack: What’s Left and What’s Out?

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is a far cry from the $4 trillion proposal President Joe Biden first floated to rebuild America’s public infrastructure. and family support systems but the compromise package on health care against inflation, climate change and deficit reduction strategies looks on track for Senate votes this weekend. The proposal estimated at 740 … Read more

Democrats say they have reached an agreement on the economic package

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats agreed to last-minute changes to their flagship economic legislation, they announced Thursday night, removing the biggest roadblock to advancing one of the president’s top election-year priorities. Joe Biden across the room in the next few days. Centrist Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Arizona, seen as pivotal vote in the 50-50 chamber, said … Read more

In South Korea, Pelosi avoids public comments on Taiwan, China

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After infuriating China over her trip to Taiwan, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with South Korean political leaders in Seoul on Thursday but avoided to make direct public comments on cross-Strait relations that could have further heightened regional tensions. Pelosi, the first incumbent House Speaker to visit Taiwan in … Read more

Indiana Rep. Walorski, 2 staff members killed in a frontal accident

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski was killed Wednesday in a car crash in her northern Indiana district along with two of her congressional staffers and another person, police said. The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. when a car crossed the center line on a state highway and collided head-on with the SUV … Read more

Bipartisan compromise bill would restore abortion rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is pushing for compromise legislation to restore access to abortion in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, a long-running effort to put a Senate majority on the record opposing the decision. While the bill is not expected to pass — and … Read more