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September 27, 2023
September 27, 2023
Senate moves forward on short-term deal to avert government shutdown

The Senate has moved forward on a short-term deal that would avert a government shutdown and would provide funding for the government through Feb. 8. The bill, which was passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, would also fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years. It now heads to President Donald Trump’s […]

September 26, 2023
As government shutdown looms just days away, no agreement is in sight

As the looming government shutdown approaches just days away, there appears to be no agreement in sight. Both Democrats and Republicans are refusing to budge and both sides are full of demands that are preventing a possible compromise and resolution. The government shutdown would be the third one of the year and the longest in […]

September 25, 2023
Ex-FBI counterspy chief McGonigal pleads guilty in payment plot

Former FBI Counterintelligence Division Chief Frank McGonigal pleaded guilty Thursday to his role in a scheme to hide a $2 million payment to an unidentified person. McGonigal, 63, admitted to a single felony charge of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and obstruction of justice a day before his trial was set to begin. He faces […]

September 23, 2023
U.S. plan envisions factories in Africa for surging EV battery demand

The United States is considering a plan to create new and expand existing manufacturing sites in Africa to help meet the anticipated surge in global demand for electric vehicles and their key batteries, which are in short supply. Under the plan, the U.S. government could partner with African countries to establish new battery and EV […]

September 22, 2023
Zelensky blitzes Washington in urgent effort to bolster support

for Ukraine Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is making a serious, last-minute push to bolster support for his country among U.S. government officials. Mr. Zelensky traveled to Washington this week amid major pressure for the stateless nation, which faces a simmering conflict with Russia and a diplomatic standoff with the European Union. The two-day tour includes […]