Category «POLITICS»

GOP unveils sweeping tax plan

Republican House and Senate negotiators released their thousand-page tax bill Friday evening, getting one step closer to passing sweeping legislation that would provide deep tax cuts for corporations and tax breaks for the wealthy, while offering what most economists say are more limited benefits for middle-class Americans. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 …

Come testify before Congress – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON – When President Donald Trump announced he would shrink two national monuments in Utah designated by past Democratic administrations, Native American tribes and environmental groups responded by mounting lawsuits and protests against what they viewed as a culturally and environmentally detrimental, and illegal, action. More unexpectedly, another group – outdoor clothing retailers – joined …

Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders day-to-day with ankle injury; “very possible” RB De’Angelo Henderson plays vs. Redskins – The Denver Post

The Broncos will have lineup decisions to make outside of quarterback when they reconvene at the team’s facility Monday to prepare for their penultimate game of the season. Denver wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders suffered a right ankle bone bruise during Thursday night’s 25-13 victory over the Colts and is listed as day-to-day. Sanders tied a …

Ed Markey is introducing a Congressional Review Act to undo the repeal of net neutrality rules

Sen. Ed Markey is leading a long-shot effort to nullify the FCC’s decision to repeal rules aimed to ensure so-called net neutrality. “Donald Trump’s FCC made an historic mistake today by overturning its net neutrality rules, and we cannot let it stand,” the Massachusetts senator said in a statement after the agency officially voted to …

Congress Trains Guns on Chief Election Commissioner Joti Over PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Roadshow’

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FCC votes to repeal net neutrality rules, a milestone for Republican deregulation push

Federal regulators voted on Thursday to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules for internet traffic — a major victory for telecommunications companies and another milestone for the Republican deregulation push under President Trump. The 3-2 party-line vote by the Federal Communications Commission tears down the controversial utility-like oversight of internet service providers that was put in …

Mario Batali and the Appetites of Men

In the pantheon of American celebrity chefs, Mario Batali is a figure of appetites so legendarily large that his name is scarcely invoked without one of several modifiers: hedonistic, Falstaffian, Dionysian. He is also, according to reports published this week in Eater, the Washington Post, and the Times, a serial sexual harasser whose years of …