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Middle-class retirement plan became a tax dodge for the rich
The "backdoor" Roth IRA lets wealthy Americans amass fortunes virtually tax-free. Now lawmakers want to stop them.
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Breyer's retirement from Supreme Court to take effect at noon on Thursday
"It has been my great honor to participate as a judge in the effort to maintain our Constitution and the rule of law," Breyer told President Biden in a letter.
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Turkey agrees to allow Sweden and Finland into NATO alliance
President Joe Biden helped broker a deal that will allow Finland and Sweden into the NATO alliance, the most significant expansion in nearly 20 years. Plus, first lady Jill Biden speaks out for the first time on last week's historic Roe V. Wade decision, calling it "unjust." Chief white house correspondent Nancy Cordes reports.
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Former Trump acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on "explosive" Jan. 6 committee hearing
Trump's former acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney called the Jan. 6 committee hearing "explosive." The CBS News contributor shares his biggest takeaways and what he knows about star witness, Cassidy Hutchinson.
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Breaking down Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony
Former aide to then-White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows Cassidy Hutchinson testified in a surprise hearing before the committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection. CBS News chief political analyst and senior national correspondent John Dickerson joins "CBS Mornings" to discuss her bombshell testimony.
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Former aide on Jan. 6 warnings, pardon requests, and Trump trying to grab the wheel
Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to former chief of staff Mark Meadows, testified that Trump said about the crowd at the Ellipse "something to the effect of, 'I don't effing care that they have weapons.'"
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Former Ambassador Peter Wittig on foreign perceptions of the U.S.
Wittig and Morell trace the evolution of America's standing in the eyes of the world from the end of the World Wars through the Cold War, the period following 9/11, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, to today.
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Jill Biden on abortion ruling: "Let's not give up"
First lady Dr. Jill Biden visited a refugee center outside of Madrid to highlight the 8 million Ukrainians displaced by war. She also weighed in on last week's Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade. Nancy Cordes has the details.
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Supreme court blocks 2nd mostly Black district in Louisiana for 2022
The Supreme Court has put on hold a lower court ruling that Louisiana must draw new congressional districts before the 2022 elections to increase Black voting power.
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Trump threw his food at the wall in anger Barr, Hutchinson says
"I grabbed a towel, and started wiping the ketchup off the wall to help the valet out," Hutchinson said.
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Trump lunged at head of security, demanded to go to Capitol on Jan. 6, aide says
"The president said something to the effect of, 'I'm the effing president, take me up to the Capitol now,'" Hutchinson said.
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Ex-GOP congressman gets probation for lying to feds
Former Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska was also fined $25,000 for lying to federal authorities.
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Dr. Jill Biden calls Supreme Court abortion decision "so unjust"
The first lady commented publicly on the Supreme Court's decision for the first time in an interview with CBS News.
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Hillary Clinton on what Justice Clarence Thomas’ opinion could mean
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke with “CBS Mornings” about the Supreme Court's monumental abortion ruling and why it could lead to other decisions being turned back.
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Former top Meadows aide to testify in unexpected Jan. 6 committee hearing
The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol attack announced a surprise public hearing. The committee is set to hear from a potential key witness: A former top aide to Mark Meadows. CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane reports.
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"Women are going to die": Hillary Clinton on Roe being overturned
Hillary Clinton said that the overturning of Roe v. Wade should be a wake-up call for Americans.
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Reagan shooter John Hinckley, Jr.: "I have true remorse for what I did"
Hinckley spoke exclusively with CBS News in his first interview.
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First elections to be held since Roe ruling: Here are the races to watch Tuesday
Illinois, Colorado, New York, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Utah, South Carolina and Mississippi all have races this Tuesday.
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How to watch Tuesday's unexpected House Jan. 6 committee hearing
The committee announced it would be holding the last-minute hearing to "present recently obtained evidence and receive witness testimony."
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Focus shifts to "trigger laws" and state courts after Roe v. Wade is overturned
Judges in Louisiana and Utah temporarily blocked enforcement of trigger-law bans on abortion following the Supreme Courts' overturning of Roe v. Wade.
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Man who heckled Rudy Giuliani in grocery store charged with assault
Giuliani claimed the open palm back pat from the heckler felt "as if a boulder hit me," while the heckler's attorney said the pat was "without malice to simply get his attention."
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Trump attorney John Eastman says FBI agents seized his phone
Federal agents appeared to have served the warrant on the same day former Trump Justice Deptarment official Jeffrey Clark says his home was searched.
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ICE Director nominee Ed Gonzalez withdraws from consideration
There has not been a Senate-confirmed director of Immigration and Customs enforcement since Barack Obama was president.
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