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Stockton Tests Yang’s Buzzy Campaign Idea for Income

STOCKTON — Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang wants to give cash to every American each month. "I've never been able to do that. I thought it was just the coolest thing. I like it because I feel more independent, like I'm in charge. I really have...
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Compromise Bill Would Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors

WASHINGTON — Two veteran senators — a Republican and a Democrat — unveiled compromise legislation Tuesday to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients, while saving money for federal an...
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Senate Approves Bill to Extend 9/11 Victims Fund

WASHINGTON — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it....
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Time Running Short, Showdown Looms Over Border Aid Package

WASHINGTON — A House-passed $4.5 billion emergency border aid package faces a dim future in the GOP-held Senate, the chamber's top Republican said Wednesday, as pressure builds to wrap up the measure before the government runs out of money to care for thousand...