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Sinema Took Wall Street Money While Killing Tax on Investors

Sinema Took Wall Street Money While Killing Tax on Investors

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, the Arizona Democrat who single-handedly thwarted her party’s longtime goal of raising taxes on wealthy investors, received nearly $1 million over the past year from private equity professionals, hedge fund managers and venture capitalists whose taxes would have increased under the plan.Read more

Giuliani is Target of Election Probe, His Lawyers are Told

Giuliani is Target of Election Probe, His Lawyers are Told

Prosecutors in Atlanta on Monday told lawyers for Rudy Giuliani that he’s a target of their criminal investigation into possible illegal attempts by then-President Donald Trump and others to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia, one of Giuliani’s lawyers said Monday.Read more

China Announces New Drills as US Delegation Visits Taiwan

China Announces New Drills as US Delegation Visits Taiwan

China announced more military drills around Taiwan as the self-governing island’s president met with members of a new U.S. congressional delegation on Monday, threatening to renew tensions between Beijing and Washington just days after a similar visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi angered China.Read more

Audit: Va. Failed on Earlier Advice Before I-95 Gridlock

Audit: Va. Failed on Earlier Advice Before I-95 Gridlock

Virginia government failed to carry out numerous lessons from a 2018 snowstorm that caused highway gridlock, as exhibited by a similar event along Interstate 95 in January that left hundreds of motorists stranded, a state watchdog office concluded.Read more

Georgia’s Kemp Seeks Tax Breaks, Rebutting Abrams on Economy

Georgia’s Kemp Seeks Tax Breaks, Rebutting Abrams on Economy

Georgia GOP Gov. Brian Kemp unfurled the first major policy proposals of his reelection bid Thursday, pledging to spend $2 billion on another state income tax rebate and revival of a long-dormant state property tax break while contending with Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams over who’s best for the state’s economy.Read more

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