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Jul 08 2020
Governors across the country have reinstated lockdowns mere weeks after slowly starting to lift them, citing a "concerning spike" in jobs and the economy.
Worried that the increase in jobs, prosperity, and happiness would hurt them in November, they reacted to the economic upturn quickly, shutting down businesses and locking people back in their homes.
"We can't let this economicBabylon Bee (Humor)
Apr 10 2021
A tightly divided Supreme Court ruled late Friday to prevent California from enforcing restrictions on in-person religious meetings in homes, including prayer groups and Bible studies.
The 5-4 ruling with conservatives in the majority was the latest in a series of Supreme Court decisions to block state governments from imposing some coronavirus pandemic-related restrictions on religiousPolitico
Jul 07 2020
WHY THIS QUESTION MATTERS: After months of COVID-19 lockdowns, states across the country began to lift stay at home orders and restrictions at the end of May. Today, all 41 states which issued stay at home orders have begun lifting restrictions. However, as the number of COVID-19 cases surge across parts of the country, the opening process is being slowed or even reversed in several states.The Thread
Nov 07 2020
Despite years of verbal fireworks, charges of foreign election interference, and political warfare culminating in an impeachment trial, it's quite likely that the inconclusive outcome of the 2020 election comes down to the events of the last eight months. Pundits and political junkies may fret over Russia, immigration policy, personal temperament, and the like, but average voters say they careReason
Jul 07 2020
WASHINGTON — A Dallas megachurch whose pastor has been a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump was approved for a forgivable loan worth $2 million to $5 million, according to long-awaited government data released on Monday.
Vice President Mike Pence spoke at a rally last month at the First Baptist Church of Dallas, whose pastor, Robert Jeffress, has been on Trump's evangelicalNew York Times (News)
Nov 06 2020
No matter how one may feel about the outcome of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, one thing should be clear: the system worked as it was supposed to. Only a few months ago, COVID-19, threats of foreign interference, and presidential overreach had cast that likelihood into doubt.
What is more, in the coming days, the nation’s election system will continue to work. Election officialsForeign Affairs
Jul 03 2020
When shelter-in-place restrictions eased in May in Gurnee, Ill., Laura Davis’s immediate thought was: When are people coming over? The teacher’s mother and two sisters live within driving distance, she said, and her backyard can accommodate social distancing.
It turned out that wasn’t going to be easy.
Ms. Davis, 38, landed in an argument with her older sister over get-togetherWall Street Journal (News)
Apr 27 2021
As he rounds out his first 100 days in office, President Joe Biden’s focus on reining in the coronavirus during the early months of his administration seems to have paid off: He can check off nearly all his campaign promises centered on the pandemic.
Biden has delivered on a number of his biggest campaign pledges focused on climate change and the economy as well. But some issues haveAssociated Press Politics & Fact Check
Jul 02 2020
The coronavirus numbers kept climbing Thursday, with a single-day record for new cases being set in Florida and the NBA revealing that the count of players and staff from the 22 remaining teams that have confirmed diagnoses of COVID-19 continues to grow.
The NBA numbers: nine more positive players from tests conducted between June 24-29 to bring the total to 25 who have been positiveAssociated Press
Jul 05 2020
Americans still follow COVID-19 news, though with less intensity; many say this news is becoming more political
A large majority of Americans (86%) surveyed from June 4-10 say they are following news about the COVID-19 outbreak “very” or “fairly” closely. That portion is close to the share who said the same in March and April, when between 87% and 92% were following the outbreak very or fairly closely.Pew Research Center