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Saturday, February 4, 2023

Obama set to sign stimulus bill Tuesday

Savoring his first big victory in Congress, President Barack Obama on Saturday celebrated the newly passed $787 billion economic stimulus bill as a "major milestone on our road to recovery."

Speaking in his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama said, "I will sign this legislation into law shortly, and we’ll begin making the immediate investments necessary to put people back to work doing the work America needs done."

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Did Burris lie about Blago donation request?

Raising fresh questions about his appointment to Congress, Sen. Roland Burris admitted in a document released Saturday that former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s brother asked him for campaign fundraising help before the governor named Burris as Illinois’ junior senator.

The disclosure reflects a major omission from Burris’ testimony in January when an Illinois House impeachment committee specifically asked if he had ever spoken to Robert Blagojevich or other aides to the now-deposed governor about the Senate seat vacated by Barack Obama.

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FBI focus shifts from terror to white collar crime

With the economic crisis unrelenting, the United States is stepping up its fight against white collar crime, which has been trumped by the fight on terror.

"Let’s give our law enforcement agencies the tools and resources they need, said Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, at a a hearing Wednesday.

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Burris Discloses Fundraising Requests

CHICAGO, Feb. 14 — Sen. Roland W. Burris (D-Ill.), appointed to fill President Obama’s former seat in the U.S. Senate, has informed Illinois lawmakers that he did not tell them the complete story about his contacts with close associates of former governor Rod Blagojevich (D) before he got the job.

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Would-Be Senators From Minn. Describe Life in Election Limbo

In the bustling halls of the Hart Senate Office Building, one office remains resolutely dark. As a new class of freshmen arrived, its nameplate was taken down. Now only the seal of the state remains near the door, as the two men who lay claim to the office — called “Senator” and “Senator-elect” …

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China Is at the Heart of Clinton’s First Trip

When Hillary Rodham Clinton was running for president last year, she raised eyebrows in foreign policy circles — especially in Japan, the key U.S. ally in Asia — when she declared in an article in Foreign Affairs that “our relationship with China will be the most important bilateral relationship…

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Bill for D.C. Voting Member Advances

Legislation that would grant the District a representative in Congress with full voting rights is scheduled to go before the U.S. Senate next week, a potential milestone in the long battle to secure a seat for the District in the House of Representatives.

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