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Mar 10 2023
Yellen warns U.S. House members of 'economic collapse' from default
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urged members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday to raise the federal debt ceiling without conditions, warning that a default on U.S. debt would cause "economic and financial collapse."
Yellen, in budget testimony before the Republican-controlled House Ways and Means Committee, said that failure to increase the $31.4 trillion borrowingReuters
Mar 08 2023
Personal details of U.S. House members exposed in health data breach
Members of the House and their staff were told this week that their sensitive personal information could have been exposed after a data breach at the Washington, D.C., health insurance marketplace. “DC Health Link suffered a significant data breach,” Catherine L. Szpindor, the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives wrote in a letter to colleagues. She said that while sheWashington Post
Mar 01 2023
China rips new US House committee on countering Beijing
BEIJING (AP) — China lashed out Wednesday at a new U.S. House committee dedicated to countering Beijing, demanding its members “discard their ideological bias and zero-sum Cold War mentality.” The House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party must “view China and China-U.S. relations in an objective and rational light,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said at a daily briefing. “San Francisco Chronicle
Mar 07 2023
‘Boy Meets World’ star Ben Savage enters U.S. House race
LOS ANGELES – Actor Ben Savage, who starred as a child in the ABC teen sitcom “Boy Meets World,” is running for a U.S. House seat in California, marking his latest attempt to make the jump from Hollywood to politics. Savage, a Democrat, said in an Instagram post Monday that “it’s time to restore faith in government” and that voters want leaders “unhindered by political divisions and specialThe Durango Herald
Mar 07 2023
White House backs Senate bill to boost US ability to ban TikTok
The White House said it backed legislation introduced on Tuesday by a dozen Senators to give the administration new powers to ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok and other foreign-based technologies if they pose national security threats.
The endorsement boosts efforts by a number of lawmakers to ban the popular ByteDance-owned app, which is used by more than 100 million Americans.Reuters
Mar 07 2023
'Boy Meets World' star Ben Savage enters US House race in LA
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Ben Savage, who starred as a child in the ABC teen sitcom “Boy Meets World,” is running for a U.S. House seat in California, marking his latest attempt to make the jump from Hollywood to politics.
Savage, a Democrat, said in an Instagram post Monday that “it’s time to restore faith in government" and that voters want leaders “unhindered by political divisionsSFGATE
Feb 22 2023
Virginia voters elect first Black woman to U.S. House seat
RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia voters on Tuesday elected Democrat Jennifer McClellan, a veteran state legislator from Richmond, to fill an open seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, where she will make history as the first Black woman to represent the state in Congress. "We will make this commonwealth and this country a better place for everyone," McClellan told supporters in Richmond. "I amArkansas Democrat-Gazette
Feb 24 2023
US housing market sees $2.3T drop in value, biggest since 2008
The U.S. housing market suffered the biggest drop in value since 2008 as home prices came crashing down.
That's according to a new report from real estate brokerage firm Redfin, which showed that the total value of U.S. homes tumbled from a record high of $47.7 trillion in June 2022 to $45.3 trillion at the end of the year — a decline of $2.3 trillion, or 4.9%.
It marks theFox Business
Mar 03 2023
‘The U.S. housing market is crumbling under the weight of higher mortgage rates and rock-bottom affordability’: Prices fell the most in these U.S. states
Americans are finding it hard to afford homes at mortgage levels now beyond 7%, according to some measures. Home prices have begun to reflect that.
As mortgage rates rose in the last quarter of 2022, Americans found the cost of homeownership increasingly challenging, adding hundreds of dollars in interest to their potential monthly mortgage payment. Yet home prices held steady, givenMarketWatch
Mar 26 2023
Troy Area: See 5 Local Houses For Sale
TROY, MI — Looking for a new house, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some help in your search? Never fear! To keep you in the game, we've compiled an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby. Below is a list of the five latest houses to hit the housing market in the Troy area — including a house with 2 beds and 3 baths for $259,000, andPatch.com