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Senator Romney: Invading Russia, Sanctions Could Slow Economy, Stimulate Inflation | News, Sports, Jobs

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, talks to reporters during votes on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022. This screen capture from a videoconference shows Senator Mitt Romney as he speaks to media in Utah on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, from his office in …

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Biden agency vacancies will drag on White House priorities – ABC4 Utah

WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than a year, the Food and Drug Administration had no permanent chief when the agency was at the center of the battle against COVID-19. Once President Joe Biden nominated Dr. Robert Califf to head the agency, it took the Senate three months to confirm him. …

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Biden’s approval rating: How Utah voters feel

President Joe Biden fares slightly better in the latest Deseret News/Hinckley Institute poll among Utah voters as he enters his second year in office after a rocky first. The new poll found 37% of Utahns approved of the president’s job performance, while 57% disapproved. Another 7% don’t know. This makes …

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Electric vehicles drive demand for ‘green metals’ (Electric vehicles drive demand for ‘green metals’) — High Country News – Know the West

In December 2021, President Joe Biden has signed an executive order requiring the federal fleet of 600,000 vehicles to go zero emissions by 2035 as part of an effort to leverage government purchasing power to ‘catalyze the US economy clean energy”. The massive federal government purchase is aimed at helping …

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Are people “7% poorer” because of inflation?

Mitt Romney: “People are 7% poorer now because of Biden inflation.” PolitiFact’s decision: Generally false Here’s why: With the highest inflation rates in decades weighing heavily on the minds of many Americans, Republicans and Democrats have waged a message war over the real or negative quality of the economy. In …

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A year later, the verdict on Biden’s Divided States of America

Washington (AFP) – When Joe Biden became president, he inherited an America divided in almost every way imaginable, promising to be a force for unity and reconciliation. A year after his inauguration, the country takes stock of its successes and failures. – “Great moment of hope” – “I think Biden …

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Penzeys spices near me? Here are 10 alternatives

Tired of the Penzeys Spices CEO’s rants and rants against Republicans? We were a long time ago. But what are the alternatives? It turns out there are plenty of good options, from a veteran-owned business to one that pokes fun at Joe Biden. There are also good alternatives that completely …

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Story of Remembering Sinema Wickedly for Filibuster – ABC4 Utah

PHOENIX (AP) — Martin Luther King III has come to Arizona with harsh words for Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, whose refusal to change Jim Crow-era Senate filibuster rules makes it unlikely to pass voting rights legislation. King told a crowd campaigning to protect the right to vote that Sinema could …

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How Mitt Romney’s Bill Could Save Biden’s Agenda

[ad_1] The success or failure of President Joe Biden’s legislative platform could depend on a single senator from a mountainous state who has idiosyncratic views and is not particularly popular in his own party. That’s right: Biden’s future may be in Mitt Romney’s hands. The Utah senator introduced a bill …

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Biden reflects on extending student loan freeze

[ad_1] President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 response and vaccinations, Tuesday, December 21, 2021, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo / Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (The Hill) – White House press secretary Jen Psaki suggested on Tuesday that President Biden could extend the …

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Next steps for the cannabis bank (Newsletter: December 20, 2021)

[ad_1] The VA panel votes to speed up sales; Memo from Congress on Marijuana; CA AG: seal cannabis records; Edible Hemp Infused German Bus Tickets Subscribe to receive the Marijuana Moment newsletter delivered to your inbox every morning of the week. It’s the best way to find out which cannabis …

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Biden aims to reduce bureaucratic bypassing of government services – ABC4 Utah

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden will sign an executive order on Monday aimed at saving Americans time and frustration when they seek a wide range of federal services, such as passport renewals, applying for Social Security benefits and obtaining help after natural disasters. The White House released details …

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After the FBI raid, Quiboloy still received COVID money from the US government

[ad_1] RICH BY THE FBI IN 2020 Apollo Quiboloy’s Kingdom of Jesus Christ, the church of the name above every name in Los Angeles, California —DANNY PETILLA LOS ANGELES — Is the self-describing “designated son of God” just another mortal seeking mammon? Apollo Quiboloy, spiritual advisor to President Duterte recently …

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What are President Joe Biden’s approval ratings? Poll shows how Utahns feel

[ad_1] President Joe Biden’s job performance rating continues to languish among voters in Utah. A new Deseret News / Hinckley Institute of Politics poll found that just 32% of state residents approve of the way the president does his job, while 63% disapprove, with just over half strongly disapproving. Presidents …

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After major losses, Donna Brazile warns of Democratic “disaster” in Utah speech

[ad_1] Her sleep shattered by the previous day’s election defeats, famed Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile told employees at award-winning Utah workplaces she was encouraged to see service dogs in the lobby. “I need a best friend right now,” Brazile joked in his opening speech at the Little America Hotel …

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Venezuela halts negotiations after extradition of Maduro ally to US

MIAMI (Reuters) – The Venezuelan government on Saturday announced it would end negotiations with its opponents in retaliation for the extradition to the United States of a close ally of President Nicolás Maduro who prosecutors say could be the the most important witness to corruption in this South American country. …

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Congress just put in place another debt ceiling showdown in December. Everything will probably be fine because neither side really wants to default.

[ad_1] President Joe Biden and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Drew Angerer / Getty Images The past two weeks have underscored one thing: both sides want to avoid defaulting on debt. When the debt ceiling expires in December, things will likely be fine, just like in October. Plus, the United …

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Biden’s approval rating drops to new low, poll finds

[ad_1] through: Alix martichoux, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Oct 7, 2021 / 6:47 AM MDT / Update: Oct 7, 2021 / 6:47 AM MDT In this September 24, 2021 photo, President Joe Biden listens during the Quad Summit in the East Room of the White House. (AP Photo / Evan …

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Biden gets booster, urges unvaxxed to get dosed

[ad_1] CDC said 25% of eligible Americans had not received any doses by: Alexandra Limon Posted: Sep 27, 2021 / 3:05 PM MDT / Update: Sep 27, 2021 / 3:07 PM MDT WASHINGTON (Nexstar) – “I’m over 65,” President Joe Biden said with a laugh, as he publicly received his …

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US pursues termination of American Airlines and JetBlue deal

[ad_1] (AP) – The Justice Department and officials from six states have filed a lawsuit to block a partnership formed by American Airlines and JetBlue, saying it would reduce competition and lead to higher fares. The Justice Department said on Tuesday that the deal would eliminate significant competition in New …

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Mitt Romney and Jeff Flake meet on nomination to be Ambassador to Turkey

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he would support the appointment of Jeff Flake as U.S. ambassador to Turkey after meeting with Flake on Tuesday. “My friend Jeff Flake is a thoughtful and accomplished public servant who will represent the United States well …

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Utahns’ selfish opposition to vaccinations shows how far we’ve fallen since 9/11, writes George Pyle

[ad_1] Service to a greater good was the image of patriotism then and irrational selfishness is the ascendant now (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Staff Sergeant Colin Green, a veteran of Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan, waves the American flag as the sun rises on Saturday, September 11, 2021 …

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US moves closer to plan for large-scale deportations of Haitian migrants – ABC4 Utah

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) – The Biden administration worked Saturday on plans to remove several of the thousands of Haitian immigrants who have gathered in a Texas border town in their Caribbean homeland, in a swift response to the huge influx of people who suddenly crossed the border from Mexico …

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BLM headquarters returns to Washington

[ad_1] Home Secretary Haaland said the office will expand its western office to Grand Junction, Colorado. (Rick Bowmer | AP, pool) US Home Secretary Deb Haaland tours old dwellings along the Butler Wash Trail during a visit to the Bears Ears National Monument on Thursday, April 8, 2021, near Blanding. …

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Carr, 23 other Republican GAs urge Biden administration to drop vaccine mandates

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr joins more than 20 other Republican state attorneys general in threatening to sue the Biden administration over its tenure that big employers are requiring their employees to be vaccinated against coronavirus or undergo weekly tests. “Yet another example of blatant disregard for …

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September 9 – President Joe Biden orders all companies with more than 100 workers to demand COVID-19 vaccines and tests | Fwbusiness

[ad_1] President Joe Biden is asking companies with 100 or more employees to make sure their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 or test negative at least once a week before going to the workplace. Biden announced on September 9 his six-point plan to combat the pandemic, which has infected nearly …

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After Hurricane Ida, recovery is patchy in Louisiana – ABC4 Utah

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – In New Orleans, an ongoing power outage after Hurricane Ida makes the sweltering summer unbearable. But in some areas outside the city, this misery is compounded by a lack of water, flooded neighborhoods and badly damaged houses. Four days after Hurricane Ida passed, the impact of …

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Fourth Stimulus Checks Live Updates: Can This Happen In August? Child Tax Credit August dates, tax return, opt-out … | Latest news

[ad_1] House Democrats face unity test over Biden’s spending plans Democrats face a unity test in the United States House of Representatives Monday as they start working on two ambitious spending plans who would devote billions of dollars To transport infrastructure and social programs. While centrist Democrats are keen to …

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Bus driver shortages are the latest challenge plaguing Utah and US schools

Hélène, Mont. • Montana school district offers bonuses of $ 4,000 and invites people to test drive big yellow school buses in hopes of getting them into jobs schools struggle to fill as kids return in-person classes. A Delaware school district offered to pay parents $ 700 to arrange for …

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GOP warns against passing infrastructure bill, key test for Biden agenda

[ad_1] Senator Mitt Romney is among Republicans calling for a postponement of the vote on infrastructure. Informal talks could continue if the Senate votes against the indoor debate on Wednesday. Senator Chuck Schumer organized the vote because the legislative calendar is busy. WASHINGTON – The odds of a bipartisan infrastructure …

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“America Together” but apart: Biden, first lady, vice-president, separate for the weekend of July 4

[ad_1] President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden team up at the White House Sunday night for a July 4 barbecue with essential workers and military families that marks America’s independence as the country recovers from the pandemic coronavirus. The event crowns a weekend of travel that the White House …

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Bidens will host a barbecue on July 4 on the South Lawn of the White House

[ad_1] President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will welcome 1,000 essential workers and military family members to the White House on Sunday for a barbecue on the South Lawn in celebration of July 4. The celebration takes place despite Biden failing to meet his stated goal of getting 70% …

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First Lady Jill Biden to visit Maine on Saturday

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Maine (WMTW) – First Lady Jill Biden will visit Maine on Saturday as part of the Biden administration’s July 4 holiday weekend “America’s Back Together,” an effort to promote the idea that the country returns to normal before the pandemic. Biden will visit Portland on Saturday afternoon and …

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Worry About Finding Summer Workers In A Pandemic – ABC4 Utah

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) – The owner of seafood restaurants on Cape Cod has cut lunch service and delayed opening some places because his summer influx of foreign workers has yet to arrive. Over a thousand miles away, a Jamaican couple wonder if the rest of their extended family can join …

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US, China agree to urgently cooperate on climate crisis

[ad_1] SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to tackle climate change urgently, just days before President Joe Biden is hosting a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue. The deal was struck by US special …

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Opinion: The good and bad news about Utah’s infrastructure

[ad_1] The next time you’re driving on 300 West in Salt Lake City and risk causing a three-car crowd by swerving to avoid a pothole, take heart to the good news. Utah (tied with Georgia) received the country’s highest rating for its infrastructure. The bad news is, it’s a C …

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Salt Lake economy firing on all pistons

[ad_1] SALT LAKE CITY – Again, when it comes to the strong muscles of its economy, Salt Lake City exceeds its weight compared to other American cities. Salt Lake Chamber President and CEO Derek Miller joined Inside Sources host Boyd Matheson on Friday to break down a new Wall Street …

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The stage is set for Romney to act on climate change

[ad_1] My future and that of the planet depend on it. (Screenshot via Grabien) Senator Mitt Romney appears on “Meet the Press” on December 20, 2020. By Aarushi Verma | Special at The Tribune | April 16, 2021, 4:30 p.m. Our growing clean energy economy – like much of the …

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Tax Day: IRS Extends 2020 Tax and Payment Filing Date from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA – April 15 falls on Thursday this week. Normally, of course, this would be the day your taxes are due. But there has been nothing normal over the past year. The good news is you’ll have one more month to file your 2020 return. But the filing deadline …

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Biden Says Small Businesses Missed 40% of Bailout Funds :: WRAL.com

By Eric Litke, PolitiFact reporter During a La Crosse-focused virtual campaign stop on May 20, 2020, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden took aim at the federal government’s response to small business issues. In early May 2020, nearly one in three small businesses said they were temporarily closing, and nearly a …

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More Republicans and supporters urge Trump to accept election results

Topline With a joint session of Congress fast approaching to validate the January 6 election results, Republicans in Washington are mounting calls for President Donald Trump to drop baseless allegations of widespread voter fraud, as Polling numbers are beginning to indicate that the president could hurt the GOP’s chances of …

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Second try to help small and minority businesses | Technology

[ad_1] President Joe Biden visited a hardware store in the nation’s capital last Tuesday to highlight changes he made to the paycheck protection program for the benefit of small businesses that he says have been overlooked by the Trump administration more early in the coronavirus pandemic. Biden administration officials announced …

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