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Senate confirms Powell for 2nd term as Fed fights inflation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed Jerome Powell for a second four-year term as Federal Reserve chair, giving bipartisan backing to Powell’s high-stakes efforts to curb the highest inflation in four decades. The 80-19 vote reflected broad support in Congress for the Fed’s drive to combat surging prices through a series of sharp […]


Economy and abortion top voter issues before midterms: poll

​Abortion and the economy are running neck and neck as the most important issues for voters ahead of the upcoming midterm elections, according to a poll released Thursday. The Monmouth University survey found that 26% of Americans say the economy is the top topic influencing their vote for Congress this November, while 25% say abortion […]