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Why is the $14 billion aid bill to Israel "bad for Israel", according to the White House?

The White House's opposition to the bill was articulated both in a statement by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre here, and more comprehensively in a Statement of Administration Policy by the Office ...
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What could have been the intended purpose of Section 23 of the Theft Act 1968?

The intent is to ensure that thieves and handlers of stolen goods cannot profit from their crimes. A victim may be desperate to secure the return of their property, but the consequences for the wider ...
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What are the main arguments for slavery?

Question: What are the main arguments for slavery? Short Answer: History, religion, economics, the law and fear. Answer: History Defenders of slavery argued that slavery had existed throughout ...
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What happens if a bill passes the House with a provision that sunsets before the Senate hears it?

"Expiring" a tax credit means that the credit can no longer be claimed after the expiration date. From the bill itself, section 602(h): no credit or refund of any COVID-related employee ...
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What are the main arguments for slavery?

Slavery arose as a way to make people hold non-prestigeous occupations. Examples of these are mining, doing household chores, tending to crops at a large commercial latifundia. Also, growing non-...
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What happens if a bill passes the House with a provision that sunsets before the Senate hears it?

The COVID Employee Retention Credit is a "refundable tax credit for certain eligible businesses and tax-exempt organizations." which turned into hotbed of scams and fraud. The IRS stopped ...
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Reports in the European Parliament

In common with most Parliaments, much of the business of the EU Parliament is not done in a plenary session of the whole Parliament, but by committees. For example there is a Committee on Transport ...
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