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FDIC Chair Martin Gruenberg to resign after damning workplace harassment probe

Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Chair Martin Gruenberg announced Monday that he will resign after a recent probe found a widespread…

Sen. Tom Cotton encourages drivers to drag Gaza cease-fire protesters from blocked roads

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., on Tuesday doubled down on earlier comments encouraging people stuck in traffic caused by cease-fire protests…

Sen. Bob Menendez grills Treasury official on curbing illicit finance a month before bribery trial

Sen. Bob Menendez questioned a Treasury Department official Tuesday on curbing illegal finance as he prepares to stand trial in…

Treasury chief Yellen defends Biden budget against Republican senators’ fears of tax increases

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday defended President Joe Biden’s 2025 fiscal budget proposal as Republican senators said they…

Treasury chief Yellen defends Biden budget against Republican senators’ fears of tax increases

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday defended President Joe Biden’s 2025 fiscal budget proposal as Republican senators said they…

Democrats cite AI gains and automation in Senate bill calling for 32-hour workweek

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Senate Democrats cited advances in artificial intelligence and automation Thursday in their argument for a bill…

U.S. spy chief ‘cannot rule out’ that China would use TikTok to influence U.S. elections

China could use social media app TikTok to influence the 2024 U.S. elections, U.S. Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines told a House of Representatives intelligence committee…

Former U.S. official’s work for Chinese client stirs concern over disclosure loopholes

When a Chinese drone company came under U.S. government scrutiny over its alleged ties to China’s military, the company turned to one of America’s…

Hike tariffs on Chinese EVs, Senate Democrats urge Biden administration

Three Senate Democrats from auto manufacturing states on Thursday urged the Biden administration to hike import tariffs on Chinese electric…

U.S. lawmakers push for ByteDance to divest TikTok or face ban

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Tuesday to give China’s ByteDance about six months to divest popular short video app TikTok or face a U.S. ban, seeking to tackle national…