Senate Democrats look for alternative ways to boost minimum wage after suffering setback
Senate Democrats are scrambling to find a new way to force a minimum wage increase as part of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief package after suffering a major setback Thursday night when the Senate parliamentarian ruled against including a $15 minimum wage in the legislation.
Murkowski to meet with Tanden on Monday as confirmation remains on the rocks
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska will meet on Monday with Neera Tanden, the Biden administration's pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN.
50 prominent men join push for 'Marshall Plan for Moms' proposal
Fifty prominent men, including business leaders, athletes and actors, are backing a proposal that would pay moms $2,400 a month for their "unpaid labor at home," as record numbers of women have left the workforce due to the coronavirus pandemic and the economic crisis.