Balloon drama is the worst possible lead up to expected Blinken visit to China | CNN Politics

CNN  —  It’s hard to imagine a worse warm up for Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s critical talks in Beijing,

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Biden signs $1.7 trillion government spending bill into law | CNN Politics

CNN  —  President Joe Biden on Thursday signed a $1.7 trillion federal spending bill that includes a number of administration

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Senate passes legislation to ban TikTok from US government devices | CNN Business

CNN  —  The Senate passed legislation Wednesday evening to ban TikTok from US government devices, in a move designed to

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FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried says he’ll testify before Congress | CNN Business

New York CNN  —  Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of the failed crypto exchange FTX, has agreed to testify before the

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How an arcane 96-year-old law stopped the rail strike | CNN Business

New York CNN Business  —  Most labor disputes never end up being debated in Congress. But thanks to a nearly

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Senate to vote Tuesday on final passage of same-sex marriage bill | CNN Politics

Washington CNN  —  The Senate is set to vote Tuesday on final passage of a bipartisan bill to protect same-sex

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Early voting begins in some Georgia counties as Warnock and Walker sprint to December 6 runoff | CNN Politics

CNN  —  A week-long early voting period begins Saturday in some Georgia counties as Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican

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Gabby Giffords wants you to see this video of her | CNN Politics

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Senate clears key procedural step on bill to protect same-sex marriage | CNN Politics

CNN  —  The Senate on Wednesday cleared a key procedural hurdle toward passage of the bipartisan bill to protect same-sex

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This Republican senator just dropped a truth bomb on his party | CNN Politics

CNN  —  Republican Pat Toomey is retiring from his Pennsylvania Senate seat at the end of the term. But before

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