Number of Americans quitting jobs reached record high in September

This post was originally published on this siteThe number and percentage of U.S. workers voluntarily leaving their jobs reached an all-time high in September, according to data released Friday by the Labor Department.Roughly 4.4 million U.S. workers quit their jobs in September and the quits…

Centrist Democrats Await Cost Analysis on $2 Trillion Bill

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Democrats’ hopes of passing their social-spending and climate package next week will depend in part on how a nonpartisan scorekeeper figures the bill’s costs and associated revenues.

Mark Meadows did not appear for deposition with January 6 committee

This post was originally published on this siteFormer Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows did not appear in person for a deposition on Friday in front of the House select committee investigating January 6, setting up a potential showdown that could lead to the panel beginning a criminal referral process against him.

Blinken Says Qatar To Act as US Diplomatic Representative in Afghanistan

This post was originally published on this site By Humeyra Pamuk and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters)—The United States and Qatar signed an accord on Friday for Qatar to represent U.S. diplomatic interests in Afghanistan, an important signal of possible future direct engagement between Washington and the Taliban after two decades of war. U.S. Secretary of […]

Next child tax credit payments set to go out Monday

This post was originally published on this siteThe latest round of monthly child tax credit payments is scheduled to be distributed to tens of millions of families on Monday. And it could be the next-to-last one unless Congress acts.

The White House Says More Government Spending Will Fix Inflation

This post was originally published on this site  As American workers grapple with soaring inflation—the consumer price index rose 6.2 percent since last October, the largest single-year increase in 30 years—the Biden administration has a plan: spend lots of money. President Joe Biden said this week that the government spending authorized by the “Build Back […]

Biden expected to announce Califf as FDA pick on Friday

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden is expected on Friday to announce the nomination of Robert Califf to lead the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).Califf would return for a second stint atop the agency if confirmed, a source familiar with the decision confirmed to…

Meet Tom Suozzi, the Democrat who wants tax cuts for the rich jammed into Build Back Better

This post was originally published on this site Rep. Tom Suozzi of New York is a centrist Democrat from suburban Long Island who has spent recent weeks attacking the left and is likely to quit Congress altogether within a matter of days, ahead of a likely 2022 campaign for governor. But for his last act […]

GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announces reelection bid

This post was originally published on this siteGOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska announced her bid Friday for reelection in a race that’s sure to be tough for the moderate Republican who has been a strong critic of former President Donald Trump.

House Democrats to introduce resolution censuring Paul Gosar for video depicting violence against Ocasio-Cortez and Biden

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Democrats plan to introduce a resolution Friday to censure Arizona Republican Rep. Paul Gosar for posting a photoshopped anime video to his Twitter and Instagram accounts showing him appearing to kill Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and attacking President Joe Biden.

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