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Jun 09 2020
While the majority of jobless Americans currently collecting unemployment believe they’ll be recalled to work within six months, a recent report from the University of Chicago’s Becker Friedman Institute predicts that 42% of all jobs lost during the first six weeks of the coronavirus pandemic will become permanent.
As of May, more than 15 million Americans were on furlough, orCNBC
May 22 2020
“Bella, do you think I’m cool now?” Rep. Tim Ryan asked his daughter.
The lawmaker was on the phone with Heard on the Hill discussing his fresh new TikTok account when the 16-year-old walked in.
“My daughter has been doing these,” he explained. “I kinda knew about it, but not a whole lot.”
With approval from his teenage daughter and a little (read: a lot of) help from hisRoll Call
Jul 03 2020
The June jobs report is out, and Republicans are again declaring victory. Payrolls grew by 4.8 million in June, according to government surveys, and the official unemployment rate fell to "only" 11.1 percent. "HISTORIC JOBS NUMBERS!" President Trump tweeted. The Washington Post's Jeff Stein reports that in response, Republicans are starting to coalesce around a second round of economic rescueRyan Cooper
Jul 03 2020
For the most part, the pandemic has restricted motion in America. But one exception has been a large-scale nationwide reshuffling of humans between homes. Before the coronavirus came to the United States, many of the country’s young adults were working, studying, and building lives on their own. Now a great deal of them are back to living with their parents.
The number of AmericanThe Atlantic
May 21 2020
It’s been more than two months since a major American sport has held a contest. March 11 was the day the NBA suspended play indefinitely after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus. The NHL followed suit, as did Major League Baseball, postponing opening day while it works on a plan to start the season, possibly without fans in the stands.
But professional andRoll Call
May 02 2020
The House Appropriations Committee might have been shut out of testimony for White House coronavirus task force health expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, but a GOP-led Senate panel will hear from him this month.
Fauci is set to appear before the GOP-led Senate Committee on Health, Education Labor and Pensions, according to a statement from committee chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., onNewsmax (News)
Apr 02 2020
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Claim: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts "laundered" coronavirus-relief money by donating to the Democratic National Committee even after cutting off musician pay.
In late March 2020, a meme circulated on social media that falsely reported the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., had “laundered” COVID-19 stimulus money for the DemocraticSnopes
Jun 24 2020
On a hot, humid June day at the White House, CBN News greeted President Donald Trump on the iconic colonnade outside the Oval Office.
During our time together both outside and inside the Oval Office, the president had a lot on his mind. It led to a wide-ranging interview that touched on numerous topics including the coronavirus, racial tensions, his poll numbers, John Bolton, theCBN
Jun 24 2020
Both campaigns are trying to chart their way back to “normal” as they head toward conventions in August. But this political season is still being shaped by the pandemic and the protests.
After a break from formal campaigning, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have hit the trail again. But judging by recent appearances, politics as usual remain a long way off.Christian Science Monitor
Jun 23 2020
Police fired chemical agents to clear Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C., on Monday night after protesters attempted — and failed — to pull down a huge statue of Andrew Jackson located there.
The famous statue of the seventh president on a rearing horse sits opposite the North Portico of the White House. The park has been the scene of anti-racist protests since the police killing ofNPR (Online News)