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Schumer Backs Plan to Add Dental, Vision, and Hearing to Medicare

Senator Chuck Schumer is backing a push led by Senator Bernie Sanders to boost Medicare coverage, plus Biden proposes the world’s highest...

Biden and Putin Exit Summit with Agreements, Biden Cancels Student Debt

US president Biden and Russian President Putin came away with agreements after their meeting yesterday, while the Biden administration has canceled...

How Did the Richest Members of Congress Make Their Money?

It’s no secret that many members of Congress can claim the title of “millionaire.” In fact, over half of all members of Congress...

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Who Is Really in Charge of Wall Street?

Wall Street, the beating financial heart of the US stock market, is a symbol of wealth, prosperity, and investment. But who really runs Wall Street? Is the US financial system overseen by the firms and funds that...

What Does “FDIC Insured” Actually Mean?

Whenever you’re checking out different bank accounts or looking into switching banks, you might see the phrase “FDIC insured.” If you’ve ever wondered what that actually means, then you’re not alone. Let’s take a closer...

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Do Democrats and Republicans Agree on Anything?

Social media is driving us further apart, right? Partisan fighting in Washington is at an all-time high and no one agrees on anything, according to the news. Democrats and Republicans can’t agree on anything, can they...

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