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Feb 03 2021
President Joe Biden failed to extend paid family leave for staffers in former President Donald Trump's administration who were already taking time off, Politico reports.
"I got completely screwed," said Vanessa Ambrosini, who worked in the Trump administration for four years as the deputy communications director at the Commerce Department.
Ambrosini had given birth about a weekNewsmax (News)
Jul 12 2022
As Donald J. Trump weighs whether to open an unusually early White House campaign, a New York Times/Siena College poll shows that his post-presidential quest to consolidate his support within the Republican Party has instead left him weakened, with nearly half the party’s primary voters seeking someone different for president in 2024 and a significant number vowing to abandon him if he winsNew York Times (News)
May 18 2022
The U.S. Soccer Federation announced Wednesday that it has reached a deal to pay the U.S. Men's National Team and the U.S. Women's National Team equally, eliminating a contentious pay gap that saw female players earning less.
The new collective bargaining agreements will run through 2028 and include the "equalization" of World Cup prize money, the organization announced.
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Jul 05 2022
A shooter fired on an Independence Day parade from a rooftop in suburban Chicago, spraying the crowd with gunshots initially mistaken for fireworks before hundreds of panicked revelers of all ages fled in terror. At least six people were killed and at least 30 wounded.
An hourslong manhunt during which residents hunkered down in businesses or received police escorts to their homes endedAssociated Press
Dec 02 2013
Before you take all those anti-Walmart protesters at face value just remember that they might be collecting money to picket.Townhall
Jun 09 2022
Hunter Biden paid a full-time salary to the exotic dancer with whom he fathered a child in 2018, according to deleted payroll files recovered from a copy of his abandoned laptop.
Lunden Roberts earned $1,500 for 40 hours of work from Biden's company, Owasco PC, on Nov. 16, 2018, according to a recovered payroll file obtained exclusively by Washington Examiner. Two other recovered filesWashington Examiner
Dec 12 2019
President Donald Trump on Thursday called for expanded access to childcare and family leave -- seeking to appeal to women voters by focusing on issues that Democratic challengers are emphasizing in their campaigns.
Speaking at the White House, the president said families are struggling to pay for care and advocated the expansion of in-home and faith-based programs for children.Bloomberg
Apr 21 2021
Biden calls for businesses to give paid time off for employees to get vaccinated as he touts 200 million shots
President Joe Biden on Wednesday touted the anticipated milestone of the United States administering 200 million coronavirus vaccine shots since he took office and urged businesses to give their employees paid time off to get vaccinated.
As a part of that call for time off to get vaccinated, Biden announced a new tax credit to fully offset the cost for small businesses and nonprofitsCNN (Online News)
Feb 06 2016
Presidential candidates are wrestling over a basic workforce question: Should employees get paid time off to tend to newborn children, an acute illness or an ailing parents?
Skirmishes about paid leave—and how to fund it—have showed wide gaps between the parties as candidates jockey to appeal to middle-class voters and propose ways to expand the workforce.
Hillary Clinton and herWall Street Journal (News)
Jul 05 2022
July Fourth celebrations in Highland Park, Illinois, end in terror after mass shooting leaves 6 dead and dozens injured
A day of national celebration turned to tragedy Monday when a gunman killed six people and injured dozens more at a July Fourth parade in Highland Park, Illinois -- leaving the nation grieving yet another mass shooting.
The suspected shooter, identified by authorities as Robert E. Crimo III, used a "high-powered rifle" in an attack that appeared to be "random" and "intentional," policeCNN (Online News)