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Former Wrestling Exec Casts Herself as a Job Creator

Former Wrestling Exec Casts Herself as a Job Creator

Former wrestling entertainment executive Linda McMahon cast herself as a job creator in her bid Tuesday to become the next leader of the Small Business Administration. McMahon, who stepped down from WWE in 2009...

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Trump Signs Orders on Dakota Access, Keystone Pipelines

Trump Signs Orders on Dakota Access, Keystone Pipelines

President Donald Trump signed executive orders Tuesday advancing the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines. "If we're going to be building pipelines in the United States, we'll build the...

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NJ Pipeline Plan Do-Over?

NJ Pipeline Plan Do-Over?

Plan to run pipeline through Pinelands gets public hearing.

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Why Hillary Clinton's Outfit on Inauguration Day Made a Bold Statement

While Inauguration Day fashion made headlines everywhere Friday, Hillary Clinton...View gallery

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Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 07:29 AM EST

Workers Dismayed by Trump's Federal Hiring Freeze

Workers Dismayed by Trump's Federal Hiring Freeze

President Donald Trump has signed an order that freezes hiring by the federal government, with the exception of the military. And while some praised the move, the decision has many federal workers feeling...

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 07:29 AM EST

Philly Bars Employers From Requesting Salary History

Philly Bars Employers From Requesting Salary History

The City Council unanimously passed the ordinance in December. Supporters contend that since women have historically been paid less than men, the practice of asking for a salary history can help perpetuate a...

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 12:54 AM EST

Mike Pompeo Swearing-In Ceremony

Mike Pompeo Swearing-In Ceremony

Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo was sworn in Monday as the new director of the Central Intelligence Agency. The Senate confirmed Pompeo by a vote of 66–32 after Democrats forced a three-day delay.

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Montco Gets Historic New Commissioner

Montco Gets Historic New Commissioner

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania’s new commissioner has deep ties to the Philadelphia region.

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Dems Challenge Trump Health Nominee on Stocks, Health Policy

Dems Challenge Trump Health Nominee on Stocks, Health Policy

Democrats criticized stock purchases by President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary on Tuesday at a Senate hearing where Republicans defended the nominee but Democrats attacked his support for tearing...

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 05:24 AM EST

Minnesota Governor Collapses During Speech

Minnesota Governor Collapses During Speech

Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed while delivering his State of the State speech on Monday, striking his head on a lectern. The 69-year-old Democrat appeared to be conscious as he was helped into a back room several...

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