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Feds: 12M Americans Remain Sidelined, Out of the Workforce

More than 12 million Americans have remain sidelined from the U.S. workforce despite their wanting full-time employment, federal data suggests. Last month, there were more than 12 million Americans who were either unemployed, forced to work part-time jobs, out of the workforce but wanted jobs, or who were unemployed because they were discouraged by their job prospects. Overall, about 6.2 million Americans were unemployed, about 13 percent of whom were teenagers and 6.7 percent of whom were black Americans. The unemployment rate for black Americans is more than double the…

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Twelve Senate Republicans Voted for Ending Trump’s National Emergency

Twelve Senate Republicans voted in favor of a Democrat resolution to end President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. The Senate passed a resolution on Thursday to end the president’s national emergency resolution. The bill passed through the Senate as well as the House; however, both times the resolution did not receive enough votes to override a presidential veto. President Trump has already threatened to veto the legislation. Although most Senate Republicans voted with the president and affirmed both his constitutional authority and his initiative to secure America’s southern border through a…

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Sen. Josh Hawley Slams ‘Sweetheart Deals’ Between Government and Big Tech

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), the new Republican senator from Missouri, slammed the “sweetheart deals” between government and big tech companies at CPAC today, calling for legislative amendments to prevent viewpoint discrimination in the digital public square. Sen. Hawley spoke on stage at CPAC in an interview with the Wall Street Journal’s Kimberly Strassel, in a discussion about the conservative response to widespread viewpoint discrimination by Google, Facebook, Twitter, and other tech platforms. [embedded content] “In the law we have a familiar phrase, it’s called viewpoint discrimination,” said Hawley. “We have to tell these…

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