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United Auto Workers Files Charge Against Senator Scott After He Calls for Striking Union Members To Be Fired

The United Auto Workers is alleging in a new complaint that Scott violated the rights of his employees — who are not in a union — by saying he would fire striking employees.

Senator Scott during a town hall, April 30, 2023, at Charleston. AP/Meg Kinnard

Opinions of Congress Hit Recent Low, With Most Americans Concerned About a Government Shutdown

A week out from a likely government shutdown, more than three-quarters of Americans disapprove of Congress, and more than two-thirds are concerned about ‘political theater’ around government debt.

AP/Mariam Zuhaib

Senator Menendez Indicted Again, Accused of Taking Gold Bars, Luxury Cars as Bribes To Aid Egypt’s Halal Meat Business

During a search of the senator’s home, investigators find more than $480,000 in cash ‘much of it stuffed into envelopes and hidden in clothing, closets, and a safe.’

AP/Jacquelyn Martin, file

Senate Banking Committee Set To Consider Cannabis Banking Bill

Despite a strong bipartisan coalition of senators supporting the bill, it’s still far from certain that it will become law.

AP/Hans Pennink, file

Nikki Haley Posts Gains in South Carolina, as DeSantis Falls to Fifth in New Hampshire

‘Haley is emerging as a highly viable alternative for voters growing concerned about Trump’s mounting legal troubles,’ pollster Daron Shaw tells Fox News.

AP/Charles Krupa, file

Schumer Folds to Tuberville’s Hold, Joint Chiefs of Staff To Be Confirmed by End of Week

‘This is not a sustainable path,’ Senator Schumer says. ‘Senator Tuberville’s continued abuse of his privilege will continue to disrupt the lives of hundreds of our nation’s finest and most dedicated military officers and their families.’

AP/Alex Brandon
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