Dems publicly tout small dollar donations, while quietly courting big dollar donors

2020 Democrat candidates publicly attacking the wealthy while privately collecting their donations Following the financial success of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential run in 2016, the growing field of Democratic candidates in 2020 are publicly all about the small dollar donations. But as the first quarterly fund-raising deadline comes to a close on Sunday, the candidates in the Democratic field […]

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Rep. Xochitl Torres Small: A one-size-fits-all approach to border security won't work. Here's what will

President Trump stands firm on national emergency declaration; Pelosi announces vote to override veto Trump issues first veto of his presidency over border security; reaction and analysis on ‘The Five.’ We all know our border policy is broken. The question is, how do we work together to fix it? As the only member of the House Homeland Security Committee who […]

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Small businesses ‘doing the heavy lifting’ on energy

Energy minister Angus Taylor said small businesses struggling with energy costs need to look to innovative contracts. "Entering into innovative contracts is increasingly important and the challenge is seeing risks managed," he said as he toured Melbourne manufacturer ANCA on Tuesday. "That is why we are firming renewables which is what we are doing with Snowy Hydro and the Battery […]

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Value of small business, payments front and centre in estimates

Senator Doug Cameron questioned whether small business is the true engine room of the Australian economy in senate estimates on Wednesday, while the small business ombudsman drove home the importance of compliance on payment times. The senator asked the department of jobs and small business whether it could quantify both the employment contributions of the small business sector and whether […]

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