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AOC among 8 Democrats to vote against avoiding a railway strike

newsweek.com The House successfully voted Wednesday to pass legislation aimed at blocking a rail strike that President Joe Biden had warned could spur a "crippling" national shutdown. A…

This just shows no one is representing any of us. Nothing comes before capital in our Government

nytimes.com WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday resoundingly approved legislation to avert a nationwide rail strike by imposing a labor agreement between rail companies and their…

House passes rail contract as freight shutdown looms

politico.com House passes rail contract as freight shutdown looms The action, which still needs a vote in the Senate, is meant to prevent a freight shutdown that would cost the U.S. an…

Biden Calls on Congress to Intervene to Prevent Rail Strike

youtube.com President Joe Biden and Speaker Nancy Pelosi are moving to prevent a looming shutdown of the nation's freight railroads with the ...

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Democratic, GOP leaders line up behind Biden's strike plan

politico.com Democratic, GOP leaders line up behind Biden's strike plan On Monday, Biden urged Congress to pass legislation to force the tentative agreement into effect. Congressional…

Biden to host congressional leaders on lame-duck sprint

apnews.com WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is hosting congressional leaders at the White House on Tuesday to discuss his agenda for the remainder of the year, as he looks to…

Congress prepares to act after Biden calls on Capitol Hill to 'immediately' pass legislation to avert rail shutdown

cnn.com Democratic leaders say they could act as soon as this week after President Joe Biden on Monday called on Congress to pass legislation “immediately” to avert a rail shutdown…

Biden pushes Congress to impose railroad deal before strike deadline

fortune.com Biden pushes Congress to impose railroad deal before strike deadline: ‘a rail shutdown would devastate our economy’ President Joe Biden on Monday asked Congress to intervene…

A soon-to-be divided Congress braces for the looming budget battle

theweek.com With the Thanksgiving holiday and midterm elections (mostly) over, lawmakers in Washington are scrambling to put together a massive, year-end spending package by…

Biden calls on Congress to act fast to avoid rail strike

axios.com President Biden on Monday evening called on Congress to pass legislation forcing railroad workers to accept the labor contract that the White House brokered in September "to…

Biden Urges Congress To Pass Bill To Avert Railroad Strike

forbes.com Topline President Joe Biden pressed Congress Monday to implement a labor deal between the largest U.S. rail operators and a group of large unions, as a months-long impasse…

Biden warns "potentially crippling" rail shutdown would hurt millions

newsweek.com President Joe Biden is calling upon Congress to "immediately" adopt the tentative agreement between railroad workers and operators to avoid what he called a "potentially…

Biden calls on Congress to avert a nationwide rail crisis

cbsnews.com President Biden urged Congress Monday to intervene to avert a "potentially crippling," after multiple rail labor unions shot down an agreement . American consumers and…

Airport shut down briefly after driver goes through gate

apnews.com CLEVELAND (AP) — A driver breached a gate at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and drove onto the airfield, prompting a temporary shutdown of operations, officials…

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