People across Texas reported steep increases in their electric bills as companies raised prices significantly amid the recent winter storm.
On Tuesday, the Vermont senator, along with six Republicans, opposed Tom Vilsack's confirmation as secretary of agriculture.
"Incrementally increasing a pitiful 7.25 wage to $10 over 5 yrs is a cruel joke. Poverty cannot be overcome just by $2.75/hour more," Democratic Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib wrote.
"The $15 minimum wage itself is a compromise," said Adam Shah, policy director at Jobs With Justice.
Video of Daniel Prude's arrest by Rochester, New York, police officers inspired a wave of protests when it was released last September.
"I will tell you what I believe is the best approach, and that is to let science guide us, and let the experts determine when it is safe, remembering that schools and education are a local issue," Becerra said.
A professor at American University said, "I think it's dead in the Senate, unless there's some miracle."
She responded Tuesday to the introduction of the Higher Wages for American Workers Act by Senators Mitt Romney and Tom Cotton.
The high-ranking House Republican told colleagues to "stand against insurrection" because upholding the Constitution is important in fighting the "quicksand of socialism."
Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Woods in 2019, one month after Woods made a remarkable comeback to win that year's Masters.
Major cryptocurrencies have taken a hit and are down about 14% worldwide, led by Bitcoin, which represents about 60% of the market by value, CoinMarketCap reported.
The governor has faced severe backlash since reports revealed his administration undercounted COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes and withheld mortality data.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has previously pushed back against the idea, saying the city would lose $10 billion in state funding.
As President Joe Biden reversed the Remain in Mexico policy, the process of safely processing up to 25,000 migrants in the coming months during a global pandemic, is a politically charged, complex task.
"An $11 or $12 federal minimum wage would be much more palatable to moderate Democrats than a $15 minimum, given that the negative consequences for employment would be much less," said a Moody's Analytics economist.
"We have tens of millions of workers working for starvation wages," Sanders told reporters on Tuesday afternoon. "It is an absolute national disgrace."
"I would be surprised if there was support in the Republican caucus if the bill comes out at $1.9 trillion, even if we're able to make some beneficial changes," Maine Senator Susan Collins said on Tuesday.
After facing backlash for a family trip to Mexico during power outages in Texas, Heidi Cruz is facing criticism online as people question the connection between her employer, Goldman Sachs, and Texas energy utility companies.
Emanuel Jackson allegedly hit police officers with a baseball bat and a judge ruled there were no release conditions that could ensure the safety of the community or law enforcement.
The North Carolina senator praised Merrick Garland's record and history of working with both Democrats and Republicans in a Tuesday statement.
The petition asks the Biden administration to update Trump-era guidance on COVID-19 transmission to strengthen virus control protocols for essential workers.
"I actually just in the last 24 hours, was informed by the department that they actually had received that report," Steven Sund told lawmakers during a hearing on the deadly Capitol riot.