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The U.S. Mint on Thursday launched a new commemorative coin in honor of breast cancer awareness and to raise money for research. The five dollar gold coin is the first time the Mint has ever issued currency in the pink color.
As a congressman, Mick Mulvaney once co-sponsored a bill to abolish the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. And since being appointed by President Donald Trump to temporarily lead the agency, he has worked to cripple it from the inside.
Twenty-six Democratic members of the House Financial Services Committee pressed Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton Monday to not reverse the commission’s longstanding policy of prohibiting public companies from including mandatory arbitration clauses in their corporate governance documents.
WASHINGTON – Comedian Jon Stewart joined 9/11 first responders at the Capitol Monday to speak against proposed changes to World Trade Center Health Program tucked inside President Trump’s 2019 budget.
Former late-night host Jon Stewart joined New York lawmakers on Monday to call on the White House to withdraw a proposal to reorganize the health-care program for 9/11 first responders.
In a press conference outside the Capitol alongside first responders, Stewart said President Trump should "put a stop" to the effort.
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WASHINGTON—The House Tuesday passed far-reaching legislation that aims to curb online sex trafficking by holding websites more accountable for their users’ activities, a rare political defeat for internet companies.
President Trump’s proposed budget is more proof that this is the most anti-New York administration we’ve ever seen.
Major funding cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, school loans, SNAP benefits and early childhood education would hurt millions of New Yorkers. On top of that, our mass transit programs will be especially hard hit at a time when our city can least afford it.
WASHINGTON – In the wake of the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School in Florida, many Democrats in Congress are pushing for stricter gun control legislation.
Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) introduced a bill Tuesday that would bring back an Obama-era mental health check process.
A group of House Democrats is calling on Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to take up a bill to repeal restrictions on gun violence research at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The push to lift the restriction has gained new attention in the wake of the school shooting last week in Florida.