Biden’s Antitrust Team Signs a Big Swing on Corporate Titans

WASHINGTON — President Biden has put together the most aggressive antitrust team in decades, stacking his administration with three legal crusaders as he prepares to assume corporate consolidation and market power through efforts that may include curbing mergers and breaking up big corporations. Mr. Biden’s decision last week name Jonathan Kanter Leading the Justice Department’s …

Extremist or Bridger? A Fight Over Biden’s Supervisory Election

WASHINGTON — Democrats are poised to stigmatize Tracy Stone-Manning as an “eco-terrorist” for her involvement in a tree-planting event despite being nominated to head the Bureau of Land Management, despite combined opposition from Republicans. Graduate student in the 1980s. The nomination vote, scheduled for Thursday’s Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, has sparked a battle …

Democrats Push A Budget To Realize Biden’s Aggressive Economy

WASHINGTON – $3.5 trillion budget draft What Democrats announced in the Senate this week promises to reshape the role of government in the economy in ways President Biden and his party deem necessary to rebuild the American middle class, lift people out of poverty and tackle the threat of climate change. A series of formidable …

Democrats Raise $3.5 Trillion to Fulfill Biden’s Broad Budget

Senator Joe Manchin III, a centrist Democrat from West Virginia, whose support may be decisive, told reporters after lunch with the president that he had concerns about some of the climate language. But he did not rule out supporting the budget proposal or the subsequent package. Arizona Democrat Senator Kyrsten Cinema and another key moderate …