Illegal Alien Convicted for Deadly 2007 Las Vegas Bombing Escapes Prison

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An illegal alien who was serving life in prison for the deadly Las Vegas bombing in 2007 has escaped from the Southern Desert Correctional Center. Porfirio Duarte-Herrera, 42, was discovered to be missing during the morning head count on Tuesday. Advertisement – story continues below However, Gov. Steve Sisolak said in a statement obtained by […]

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House Democratic leadership finally released the text of their bill to ban members of Congress from trading stocks. Here’s what’s in it.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at a press conference on Capitol Hill on August 12, 2022.Sarah Silbiger for The Washington Post via Getty Images House Democratic leadership finally released a bill to ban lawmakers from trading stocks. The text comes after months of back-and-forth between Pelosi and lawmakers, and a vote may come this week. Interest in lawmakers' stock trades rose after Insider's "Conflicted Congress" investigation. House Democratic leaders released the text of a bill to ban members of Congress from trading stocks late Tuesday ahead of a possible House vote this week.The 26-page-long "Combatting Financial Conflicts of Interest in Government…

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Oil Prices Are About To Reverse Course

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Oil Prices Are About To Reverse Course By Irina Slav of OilPrice.com “That would be the road to hell for America,” JP Morgan’s CEO Jamie Dimon said last week, referring to a suggestion that all big banks divest from the oil and gas industry. In the same week, Aramco’s chief executive warned that years of underinvestment in new oil production are beginning to bear fruit, which is an undersupplied market. Despite these statements that suggested oil prices should move higher, oil fell for much of the week. Yet it wasn’t dragged down by fundamentals. Oil prices are down because many…

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New funding bill unveiled as lawmakers work to avoid government shutdown

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A short-term funding bill was unveiled late Monday night as the deadline to fund the federal government fast approaches. Preventing a shutdown is just one of a laundry list of items lawmakers are scrambling to tackle before leaving town for the midterm election season. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins joined Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest.

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Satanic: John Fetterman Cuts Ad Claiming He Made Communities Safer – When Crime Quadrupled in His City

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John Fetterman – the Face of the Modern Day Democrat Party John Fetterman released a dishonest ad today where he claims he made his community safer. NEW AD: I’m the only candidate in this race who has actually made our communities safer. When I served as Mayor of Braddock, our town went 5 ½ years […]

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Democrats strip Manchin’s permitting reform bill from must-pass government funding measure after both Republicans and progressives pledged to vote against it

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Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia at a hearing on Capitol Hill on September 22, 2022.Shuran Huang for The Washington Post via Getty Images Manchin's permitting reform plan was struck from a must-pass government funding bill on Tuesday. Progressives opposed it for environmental reasons, while Republicans want an even stronger bill. It's a major defeat for the West Virginia Democrat, who might otherwise have a hard time passing it. Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia suffered a major setback on Tuesday after his legislation to reform permitting for energy projects was struck from a must-pass government funding bill…

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Letters to the Editor — Sept. 28, 2022

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The Issue: Sen. Chuck Schumer’s request for $290 million in federal funding to curb fentanyl deaths. Sen. Chuck Schumer must think the American people are ignorant (“Schu Rips Color ‘Scheme,’ ” Sept. 26). He wants Congress to allocate about $300 million to fight fentanyl. All the money in the world isn’t going to stop the problem...

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The White House calls a lawsuit to block student loan forgiveness ‘baseless’ because anyone can opt out of relief

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President Joe Biden delivered remarks from Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania on Tuesday promoting his Safer America Plan.AP Photo/Evan Vucci A conservative legal organization sued the Education Department over Biden's debt relief plan.  The White House said that suit's claims are "baseless" in a statement to Insider.  The suit likely has no standing, experts told Insider, because the plaintiff can opt out of relief. A conservative group is challenging the legality of President Biden's impending cancellation of student debt for millions of borrowers, and the White House categorically denied all of its claims.   The Pacific Legal Foundation, a conservative nonprofit legal organization, announced…

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Mitch McConnell is ‘proudly’ supporting a bill that aims to prevent another Trump-style coup, saying January 6 ‘underscored the need for an update’

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell outside the Senate on September 20, 2022.Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images McConnell endorsed a bill to reform the Electoral Count Act, aiming to prevent another Trump-style coup. "The chaos that came to a head on January 6... underscored the need for an update," he said. The bill's aim is to make it harder to overturn presidential election results. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell endorsed on Tuesday a bipartisan bill to reform the Electoral Count Act and prevent another attempt to overturn the 2020 election results as former President Donald Trump sought to do on…

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