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Victorious House Republicans describe plans to investigate Biden

House Republican members have threatened to investigate Biden and elements of his administration since early in his presidency. But only starting in January, following their projected retaking of the House majority on Wednesday, will they have the ability to set the agenda for the House and its committees. Asked about potential Republican investigations, McCarthy made …


Pelosi likely to clarify future plans this week, sources say

Nov. 17, 2022, 2:22 AM UTC By Ali Vitali, Haley Talbot and Ryan Nobles WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is likely to make her future plans clear as soon this week, possibly even tomorrow, multiple sources familiar with the matter told NBC News. As Democrats celebrate overperforming expectations in the midterm elections, a …


CalSavers penalties: Employers without plans may face fines

Every employer with five or more workers in California is required either to sponsor a retirement plan or to sign their workers up for CalSavers, the system of Individual Retirement Accounts set up by the state. And hundreds of employers that haven’t complied will soon get one last chance to avoid being penalized by the …


Mexico’s president plans regional meeting of Latin American leaders

MEXICO CITY —  Mexico’s president said Monday he will host a meeting of leaders from Latin America this month, including most of the recently elected leftists. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the presidents of Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru and Colombia are coming to Mexico City. López Obrador said he is awaiting confirmation on whether Brazil’s …


Twitter’s D.C. troubles could threaten Musk’s big plans

Twitter was also fined $150 million in May for violating the terms of a 2011 agreement with the FTC over the company’s improper use of phone numbers to target ads. Former agency officials who spoke to POLITICO said the commission will be on high alert for anything that violates the settlement. The commission is also …