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Past articles by Thomas:

Senate advances more than $50 billion bill to boost U.S. semiconductor production

The Senate on Tuesday voted to advance a slimmed-down version of its bill designed to boost U.S. semiconductor competition with China. → Read More

Biden says Supreme Court is 'out of control,' orders HHS to protect abortion access

Biden blasted the Supreme Court as "out of control" in its decision to overturn the constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy. → Read More

Biden, meeting with governors, says U.S. will protect women seeking abortions across state lines

President Joe Biden met with Democratic governors including New York's Kathy Hochul and Illinois' J.B. Pritzker to discuss abortion access. → Read More

Biden calls on Congress to ease Senate rules to codify Roe v. Wade

Biden said he would support a suspension to the Senate filibuster rule to codify the right to an abortion established in Roe v. Wade. → Read More

DOJ says the U.S. and allies have frozen $30 billion of Russian elites' assets, $300 billion of Moscow bank funds

The Department of Justice said Wednesday that the U.S. and its allies have frozen more than $30 billion of Russian oligarch assets. → Read More

HHS secretary vows women in states that ban abortion will have access in cases of rape, incest, risk to woman's life

Health Secretary Xavier Becerra directed federal health agencies to ensure victims of rape and incest have ready access to abortion. → Read More

U.S. blocks gold imports from Russia in latest round of sanctions targeting 'Putin's brutal war'

The Treasury Department on Tuesday announced that the U.S. and a handful of key economic allies will prohibit imports of Russian gold. → Read More

Pelosi says Democrats are mulling plans to protect abortion access, data stored in reproductive health apps

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi outlined ideas that Democrats are considering in response to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. → Read More

Watch live: Biden speaks about the highest inflation since 1981

President Joe Biden will offer comments on the May CPI inflation report that showed that prices are rising at their fastest pace since 1981. → Read More

House passes sweeping gun bill to raise assault rifle purchase age to 21; plan faces long odds in the Senate

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks at a rally with gun violence prevention organizations, gun violence survivors and hundreds of gun safety supporters demanding gun legislation, ouside the United States Capitol in Washington, June 8, 2022. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters The House on Wednesday passed a sweeping gun reform bill that would raise the minimum age to purchase an assault rifle… → Read More

Watch live: Parents of mass shooting victims, first responders testify before Congress

Parents, law enforcement and one student will detail to lawmakers two mass shootings that left 31 Americans dead in Uvalde and Buffalo. → Read More

Watch live: Actor Matthew McConaughey joins White House press briefing on guns

Actor Matthew McConaughey will join White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre for the administration's daily press briefing. → Read More

Bipartisan crypto overhaul seeks to treat most digital assets as commodities and empower CFTC

The Lummis-Gillibrand bill amounts to a regulatory overhaul that would classify the vast majority of digital assets as commodities. → Read More

Pelosi says lawmakers will vote on sweeping gun legislation next week

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that lawmakers will vote on a collection of sweeping gun control bills next week. → Read More

Social Security fund will be able to pay benefits one year longer than expected, Treasury says

The Social Security trust fund will be able to pay out benefits for a year longer than prior estimates, the Treasury Department said. → Read More

U.S. goes after more Russian yachts linked to Putin in expanded sanctions

The Treasury Department expanded sanctions to crack down on Moscow's access to yachts as the U.S. punishes Russian President Vladimir Putin. → Read More

House Democrats aim to pass gun control legislation by early June

House Democrats will try to advance a raft of gun-control bills on Thursday in the wake of two mass shootings that rocked the nation earlier this month. → Read More

Biden to travel to Uvalde to mourn victims of Texas school shooting

President Joe Biden will travel to Uvalde, Texas on Sunday to grieve with and console the families of the victims of Tuesday's mass shooting. → Read More

Senate to consider domestic terrorism bill despite stiff Republican opposition

The Senate will hold a procedural vote to advance a domestic terrorism bill, though opposition from Republican is likely to doom it. → Read More

CBO boosts U.S. GDP growth estimates, says inflation has topped and will cool to 2% by 2024

A report released by the Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday estimates that real gross domestic product, or GDP, will advance 3.1% in 2022. → Read More