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May 28 2021
This week, the media sphere has been abuzz with news stories highlighting how the theory that COVID-19 emerged from a Chinese laboratory is now plausible — and as a result, many have pointed out apparent media bias.
Many journalists who had previously run headlines painting such an inquiry as a “conspiracy theory” or “debunked” now appeared to be changing their tune, treating theJulie Mastrine
Dec 30 2020
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) blocked a Senate move to vote on boosting coronavirus stimulus checks on Tuesday.
McConnell is now introducing an alternative proposal in which checks would be increased to $2,000, but the proposal would also include probing allegations of election fraud and diminishing liability protections for social media platforms.Associated Press CNN (Online News) Washington Examiner
Dec 25 2020
The ways many people are celebrating this Christmas, like most other aspects of 2020, have been greatly altered by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. In light of this, voices on all sides of the political spectrum wrote about the importance of having a hopeful outlook and appreciating family and relationships during the holiday season.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from theFox News (Opinion) Christian Science Monitor Los Angeles Times
Dec 17 2020
The number of Americans filing for first-time jobless benefits last week rose to 885,000 from 862,000 a week earlier.
Economists expect the job market to cool off until COVID-19 coronavirus vaccines are widely distributed.Bloomberg Wall Street Journal (News) Newsmax (News)
Aug 02 2021
The CDC “has been unable to find legal authority” to renew the national eviction moratorium that expired on July 31, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Monday, adding that the White House was “redoubling efforts to identify all available legal authorities to provide necessary protections.” The statement came after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on the Biden administration to renewReuters Associated Press Fact Check Washington Examiner
Apr 28 2020
During the White House coronavirus press briefing on April 23, President Donald Trump set off a firestorm of mudslinging and misinformation when he inquired about possibly using disinfectant to treat people with COVID-19.
Fact checkers were all over the place after Trump made the comments, which followed Department of Homeland Security undersecretary William Bryan’s description ofHenry A. Brechter
May 21 2021
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No less of a pro-choice advocate than the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg was consistently critical of the Supreme Court’s seminal Roe vs Wade decision which protected a pregnant woman’s ability to have a legal abortion. Ginsburg supported the legal protection for a woman’s right to choose, of course, but sheDan Schnur
Mar 17 2020
The Trump Administration will ask for about $850 billion in additional stimulus to support the economy as the coronavirus spreads and businesses face a downturn.
The stimulus package could include a payroll tax cut and $50 billion to help the airline industry.Washington Times The Hill Washington Post
Mar 05 2021
U.S. employers added 379,000 jobs in February, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. The unemployment rate changed from 6.3% to 6.2%, with 10 million people still classified as unemployed. Of the job gains, 355,000 came from the hospitality and leisure sector, including 286,000 from restaurants and bars. 86,000 and 61,000 jobs were lost in government and construction, respectivelyCNN (Online News) Washington Examiner CNBC
Feb 03 2021
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Wednesday that he and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had agreed to an organizing resolution, which is widely expected to give half of committee seats to Democrats under a 2001 precedent. A day earlier, Senate Democrats passed a resolution starting the budget reconciliation process for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill afterNew York Times (News) Wall Street Journal (News) National Review