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Biden eases Venezuela sanctions as opposition talks resume

Nov. 26, 2022 15:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Saturday eased some oil sanctions on Venezuela in an effort to support newly restarted negotiations between President Nicolás Maduro’s government and its opposition. The Treasury Department is allowing Chevron to resume “limited”...

Senators to FTC: Probe Twitter security, take needed action

Nov. 17, 2022 18:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reacting to the tumult and mass layoffs at Twitter under its new owner Elon Musk, a group of Democratic senators on Thursday asked federal regulators to investigate any possible violations by the platform of consumer-protection laws or of its data-security commitments. ...

Today in History: November 16, Oklahoma wins statehood

Nov. 16, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 16, the 320th day of 2022. There are 45 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 16, 1914, the newly created Federal Reserve Banks opened in 12 cities. On this date: ...

Republican Kean defeats Malinowski in New Jersey rematch

Nov. 09, 2022 18:36 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Tom Kean Jr. has defeated incumbent Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski to win a U.S. House seat representing the sprawling 7th District in New Jersey. The Associated Press called the race for Kean, the son of a popular former Republican governor of New...

Kim wins 3rd term in House; Malinowski, Kean race undecided

Nov. 09, 2022 01:13 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic incumbent Andy Kim defeated his GOP challenger and won a third term in Congress Tuesday night, promising to try to “heal this country.” In one of the two most closely watched races in the state, Kim won in the newly drawn 3rd District in southern...

Democrat Robert Menendez wins election to U.S. House in New Jersey's 8th Congressional District

Nov. 08, 2022 21:33 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Robert Menendez wins election to U.S. House in New Jersey's 8th Congressional District.

Report: Sen. Menendez, NJ Democrat, faces new federal probe

Oct. 26, 2022 17:23 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat who avoided conviction on corruption charges five years ago, is reportedly the subject of a new federal investigation. An adviser for the senator, Michael Soliman, acknowledged the probe in a statement Wednesday. ...

Biden vows 'consequences' for Saudis after OPEC+ cuts output

Oct. 11, 2022 21:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday there will be "consequences” for Saudi Arabia as the Riyadh-led OPEC+ alliance moves to cut oil production and Democratic lawmakers call for a freeze on cooperation with the Saudis. Biden suggested he would soon take action, as...

Key Senate chair urges US to freeze cooperation with Saudis

Oct. 11, 2022 08:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez called Monday for freezing all U.S. cooperation with Saudi Arabia, delivering one of the strongest expressions yet of U.S. anger over Saudi oil-production cuts that serve to boost Russia in its war in Ukraine. ...

Bank CEOs questioned on consumer protections, social issues

Sep. 22, 2022 14:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEOs of the nation’s biggest banks returned to Capitol Hill for a second day Thursday, and Senate Democrats strongly urged them to do more to help and protect their customers, while Republicans questioned whether banks should weigh in on hot-button social issues. ...