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As prices rise at rapid pace, Fed chief seeks patience

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WASHINGTON — For anyone watching with concern as prices surge for everything from food and gas to airplane tickets and clothes, the message from...

As prices rise at rapid pace, Fed chief seeks patience

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WASHINGTON — For anyone watching with concern as prices surge for everything from food and gas to airplane tickets and clothes, the message from...

Clyburn: Biden likely working on changing filibuster rules

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — U.S. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Wednesday that he feels President Joe Biden, his longtime ally, is likely working behind...

Biden pitches huge budget, says Dems will ‘get a lot done’

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden made a quick foray to the U.S. Capitol hunting support for his multitrillion-dollar agenda of infrastructure, health care and...

Biden’s Census nominee promises independence, transparency

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President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the U.S. Census Bureau told a Senate committee on Thursday that he would bring transparency and independence to...

Top Senate Dem sets infrastructure vote, pressures lawmakers

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WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer pressured lawmakers Thursday to reach agreement by next week on a pair of massive domestic spending measures,...

Powell says inflation will be ‘elevated’ in coming months

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WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says that inflation “will likely remain elevated in coming months" before “moderating,” an apparent acknowledgement that price...

Ohio communities to mark 100th birthday of late John Glenn

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — John Glenn's birthplace and childhood hometown in Ohio are joining forces to celebrate what would have been the history-making astronaut and...

Rail officials push 15-year plan to boost Northeast Corridor

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WASHINGTON — As Congress eyes an infrastructure package, a coalition of transportation agencies and Amtrak on Wednesday released a 15-year plan of rail improvements...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump stokes Jan. 6 conspiracy theories

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WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump is falsely describing the circumstances of Ashli Babbitt's death as he foments conspiracy theories about the siege of...