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Senate ships $40B Ukraine aid bill to Biden for signature

May. 20, 2022 00:33 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has whisked a $40 billion package of military, economic and food aid for Ukraine and U.S. allies to final congressional approval, putting a bipartisan stamp on America’s biggest commitment yet to turning Russia's invasion into a painful quagmire for Moscow. ...

Senate ships $40B Ukraine aid bill to Biden for signature

May. 19, 2022 18:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate whisked a $40 billion package of military, economic and food aid for Ukraine and U.S. allies to final congressional approval Thursday, putting a bipartisan stamp on America’s biggest commitment yet to turning Russia's invasion into a painful quagmire for Moscow. ...

Senate confirms Powell for 2nd term as Fed fights inflation

May. 12, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed Jerome Powell for a second four-year term as Federal Reserve chair, giving bipartisan backing to Powell's high-stakes efforts to curb the highest inflation in four decades. The 80-19 vote reflected broad support in Congress for the...

Crypto comes to Washington. Will the millions buy influence?

May. 12, 2022 13:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Erin Houchin braced for the worst when a mysterious, well-financed group started buying television ads last month in her highly competitive southern Indiana congressional race. Houchin assumed she would face a negative blitz, like the one that crushed her in 2016...

Yellen trip to Capitol detours into tense abortion debate

May. 10, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's appearance before a Senate committee took an unexpected and tense detour into the abortion debate Tuesday when senators questioned her about the potential impact of an abortion ban on the American economy. “I believe that...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

May. 09, 2022 12:28 PM EDT

Akron Beacon Journal. May 8, 2022. Editorial: Ohio primary winners, redistricting vote and leaked opinion on abortion leave many on edge Donald J. Trump served one term before losing in 2020, but the effects of his reign and his win-at-any-cost attitude continue. ...

Abortion adds to Biden's all-but-impossible to-do list

May. 07, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s list of impossible tasks keeps getting longer. Despite lofty promises he's made, from the campaign trail through his first year in office, he has limited power to safeguard voting rights or expand the fight against climate change on his...

Abortion adds to Biden's all-but-impossible to-do list

May. 06, 2022 16:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s list of impossible tasks keeps getting longer. Despite lofty promises he's made, from the campaign trail through his first year in office, he has limited power to safeguard voting rights or expand the fight against climate change on his...

Election 2022: JD Vance wins Ohio's GOP Senate primary

May. 04, 2022 11:43 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — “Hillbilly Elegy” author JD Vance won Ohio’s contentious and hyper-competitive GOP Senate primary on Tuesday, buoyed by Donald Trump’s endorsement in a race that was an early test of the former president’s hold on his party as the midterm season kicks into high...

Live updates l Midterm results show strong Trump influence

May. 03, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

The midterm election season began in earnest Tuesday with primaries in Indiana and Ohio. Ohio's hotly contested Republican Senate race tested the enduring power of former President Donald Trump's influence, as his endorsed candidate, JD Vance, defeated six others for the GOP nomination for the seat...