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Jun 22 2019
The Republican state lawmakers in Oregon who skipped town this week to avoid voting on a climate bill are reportedly facing fines if they don’t return to the state Legislature soon.
According to a local NBC station, the state senators will be fined $500 for every day they don’t show to vote on the bill beginning Friday. Supporters have reportedly raised over $6,000 to help theThe Hill
Apr 10 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the funding measure to help small business should be approved by Congress with no additions, as a partisan skirmish in the U.S. Senate cut short a Republican effort to speed $250 billion in new assistance.
Republicans sought quick Senate passage of a small-business measure sought by Trump’s administration on Thursday but ran into oppositionReuters
Aug 05 2020
The president’s dismissal of the COVID-19 death toll comes back to bite him in the Biden campaign video.
President Donald Trump’s insensitive “it is what it is” dismissal of the soaring U.S. coronavirus death toll is turned against him in presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s new campaign video.
The clip released by the Biden campaign on Tuesday begins with footage of TrumpHuffPost
Jan 08 2021
How a Trump mob halted American democracy
Before noon, the president of the United States, their rogue hero, told thousands of his supporters that this was the last stand, the moment to overturn the result of November’s election and ensure a second term for Donald Trump.
“We’re going to have to fight much harder,” Trump told several thousand red-clad, flag-waving acolytesWashington Post
Sep 16 2020
Democrats really want to legalize marijuana at the federal level—a landmark vote that would be historic. Years ago, such a move would have been virtually unthinkable, given public attitudes toward the drug.
But there is mounting pushback to nix next week's planned vote in the House to give cannabis high praise among rank-and-file members, particularly those in swing districts. TheNewsweek
Oct 03 2020
Several members within President Donald Trump's orbit have tested positive for coronavirus since Friday, including the president himself. The diagnoses have sent shockwaves around the country along with the message that the pandemic is far from over.
With the latest being former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, 14 people in the president's orbit have reported positive diagnoses sinceNewsweek
Nov 19 2018
Election after election, pundits predict that Latinos will be a powerful voting bloc. And Latino voters consistently underperform those expectations by failing to turn out at the polls in big numbers.NPR (Online News)
Oct 30 2020
“I want to feel hopeful about Joe Biden’s chances this year, but I just can’t,” my neighbor confessed to me, as we stood in line outside a coffee shop. What had begun as pleasant conversation—dogs, the temperature, clouds—had been pulled, through the vortex known as Late October in an Election Year, into an airing of political anxieties. “I’m still so afraid that 2016 is going to happen againThe Atlantic
Jan 26 2019
The sudden erosion of support from Senate Republicans ultimately forced Trump’s hand.Politico
Oct 06 2020
"The vaccines are coming momentarily," asserted President Donald Trump in his post-hospitalization video yesterday. The same day the White House reportedly first blocked and then scrambled to approve under pressure the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) proposed guideline that COVID-19 clinical trial vaccine recipients be followed for two months to evaluate vaccines' safety before they canReason