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Senators move to make State Department internships paid

Unpaid internships have recently come under fire. New legislation from Sens. Cory Booker and Tim Scott would make State Department ones paid. go to Article >

A battle is brewing over the industry push to make booze-to-go permanent in the US post-pandemic. Public health groups fear they're losing the fight.

7 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementThe coronavirus pandemic has been difficult, but one thing has become easy: getting alcohol without ever leaving the house. Over the last year, people across the US have been able to buy pre-mixed margaritas sealed and... read more

9 hurdles facing Biden's $2.2 trillion infrastructure, jobs, and tax plan as Republicans pitch a less-pricey alternative

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementRepublicans have roundly rejected President Joe Biden's $2.2 trillion opening bid for an infrastructure, tax, and jobs plan. Now, the White House and Democratic leaders face the arduous task of getting enough lawmakers on... read more

An Obama administration economist says the pandemic destroyed a long-held myth about unemployment

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementThroughout the pandemic, Washington Post economics correspondent Heather Long has been providing indispensable context to the Department of Labor's monthly unemployment announcements in thoughtful Twitter threads. As soon... read more

10 Things in Politics: Progressives slam Biden's judge picks

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementGood morning! If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. I'm Brent Griffiths. Send tips to bgriffiths@insider.com or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what we're talking about today: Progressives say Biden's judicial... read more

Student-loan borrowers are battling for relief even after Biden's administration canceled $2.3 billion: 'We were taken advantage of'

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementNearly 45 million people in the US have outstanding student-loan debt. That adds up to a $1.7 trillion problem. President Joe Biden, who promised during his campaign to immediately tackle the crisis, has moved to do so... read more

These 12 Gen Z staffers are making their mark in the Biden administration. They're primed to be the future power players in Washington and beyond.

21 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementThe Biden administration is staffing up, and the competition for jobs is stiff. People who worked on the Biden-Harris campaign or have ties to the Democratic Party generally have an advantage when it comes to landing one... read more

Calls for DC statehood reignited following Capitol insurrection: The fight for the 51st state explained

23 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementOn January 6, as pro-Trump rioters broke through police barriers and breached the nation's Capitol building in Washington DC, the city's mayor could do little to stop the attack.  Unlike each state's governor, who serve... read more

Biden To Sign Executive Orders Cracking Down On Gun Violence

11 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

US President Joe Biden will move to crack down on gun violence on Thursday by issuing a suite of executive orders directing the Justice Department to limit the proliferation of guns and nominating a permanent head of the federal agency charged... read more

Amazon denies intimidating employees in its official response to the failed union election in Alabama

8 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementAmazon has released its official response to the results of the union election at its Bessemer, Alabama warehouse — in which employees voted against forming the company's first-ever union. The company thanked employees... read more

Hitler-loving Capitol insurrectionist with a history of multiple arrests and Jew-baiting had an Army award for 'exemplary behavior' and...

29 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementTimothy Hale-Cusanelli liked to impersonate Adolf Hitler. He would strut around his workplace sporting a Hitler mustache, spouting vicious anti-Semitism while his intimidated colleagues did not dare to confront him.  It's... read more