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Mar 19, 2018 In The News

The nation's first $5 commemorative coin struck in pink gold drew the attention of U.S. Mint customers March 15 with the launch of sales for the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness coins.

Mar 15, 2018 In The News

Pink gold strikes again — this time in coin form.

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.

Mar 13, 2018 In The News

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.

Mar 12, 2018 In The News

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.

Mar 5, 2018 In The News

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.

Mar 5, 2018 In The News

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.

Mar 1, 2018 In The News

What will future history textbooks say about women’s activism in 2018?

Feb 27, 2018 In The News

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.

Feb 27, 2018 In The News

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.

Feb 27, 2018 In The News

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.

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