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WILMINGTON, DE - NOVEMBER 25:  President-elect Joe Biden delivers a Thanksgiving address at the Queen Theatre on November 25, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. As Biden waits to be approved for official national security briefings, the names of top...

The United States added 850,000 new jobs in June, according to new data released by the Labor Department. The number is even bigger than Wall Street's expectations of 700,000 jobs. Two frustrating months in April and May of low employment growth led the Biden administration to be hammered by Republicans over its policies and the stimulus law enacted in March, the American Rescue Plan. “Things are picking up. All that employer demand is turning into jobs and higher wages for many workers," said Nick Bunker, economic research director from Indeed. “This pace of progress is solid, and it look...

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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On Wednesday, the House Rules Committee met to vote on whether the recommendation for charges of criminal contempt against former Trump campaign chair and Jan. 6 conspirator Steve Bannon would be forwarded to the full House. At the end of the hearing, the committee voted along party lines, which means that the full House could vote to drop Bannon's file on the Department of Justice by Thursday.

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