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WASHINGTON — As Congress continues to seek answers about the proposed Libra cryptocurrency, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's responses to lawmakers Wednesday further cast doubt on the project’s future.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday fielded sharp criticism and tough questions about nearly all aspects of his company's business practices at a hearing about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency project Libra.
President Trump wanted Ukraine’s head of state to publicly commit to investigating Joe Biden’s family and debunked claims about the 2016 election before he would release crucial U.S. military aid to the eastern European country, a top American diplomat testified in the House impeachment inquiry Tuesday.
The House on Tuesday passed legislation aimed at cracking down on the use of anonymous shell companies for illicit activities.
The bill passed by a vote of 249-173. Twenty-five Republicans joined most Democrats in voting for the bill, while five Democrats voted against it.s
The vote comes after the House Financial Services Committee advanced the measure in June.
Access to firearms triples the risk of death by suicide, which is having a punishing effect on the U.S. economy, a startling new report from the United States Joint Economic Committee showed.
The Commerce Department is developing a methodology for compiling and publishing regular statistics on inequality and plans to publish its prototype measures in 2020.
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) hosted a town hall, Impeachment 101, on Thursday, October 10 in Brooklyn with special guest former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman.
Officials with the National Treasury Employees Union said Thursday that they are hopeful that a plan to provide federal workers with 12 weeks of paid family leave will soon become law.
Nicole Morio works for the Social Security Administration, helping Americans navigate their way to a financially secure retirement. Yet her own financial situation is anything but secure.
The 36-year-old had a baby four weeks ago. And the federal government doesn’t offer its more than 2 million workers paid leave after the birth of a child.
For 20 years, proponents in and out of Congress have sought the creation of a national museum devoted to women’s history, and a new bipartisan push will likely get the matter a vote in the House this fall.