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May 13 2021
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Gas stations were dry across the southeastern United States this week following a ransomware attack that shut down one of the east coast's main gasoline pipelines. The Colonial Pipeline shut down operations Saturday after the hack; it delivers roughly 45% of all of fuel consumed along the east coast. StationsAllSides Staff
Mar 26 2019
As chief justice, John Roberts must both protect the U.S. Supreme Court’s integrity in a polarized era and be true to his conservative values. How might he balance both goals?
There is a convention that U.S. Supreme Court history is described not in “eras” or “ages,” or even decades, but by chief justices. Think “the Marshall Court” and “the Brennan Court.”
Chief Justice JohnChristian Science Monitor
Oct 12 2015
President Barack Obama said former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email server was a mistake, but that U.S. national security hadn’t been endangered.
In his first extensive remarks on the controversy that has roiled the Democratic presidential primary, Mr. Obama said on CBS’s “60 Minutes” program on Sunday that questions about Mrs. Clinton’s email arrangementWall Street Journal (News)
Mar 22 2021
In terms of foreign policy, there are misleading stereotypes of Democrats and Republicans. Supposedly, Democrats are strongly supportive of international cooperation, while Republicans are nationalistic, wanting to focus on America before other countries.
Yet surveys of Republicans generally show strong support for international cooperation. While it is true that Democrats are oftenHyria Stuart
Feb 05 2015
In obscure data tables buried deep in its 2016 budget proposal, the Obama administration revealed this week that its student loan program had a $21.8 billion shortfall last year, apparently the largest ever recorded for any government credit program. The main cause of the shortfall was President Barack Obama’s recent efforts to provide relief for borrowers drowning in student debt, reformsPolitico
Feb 04 2015
Seventeen U.S. states, almost half of them in the South, have rates of less than 90 percent of preschoolers receiving the recommended measles, mumps and rubella vaccination, according to a nonprofit group’s study.
No state in the Northeast was below 90 percent, while eight in the South, five in the West and four in the Midwest were, according to data compiled from the 2013 NationalNewsmax (News)
Mar 22 2019
The number of federal gun background checks fell 12 percent in February to their lowest level for the month in four years, surprising industry analysts who said the numbers indicate the market hasn’t completely shaken its “Trump slump.”
The FBI ran slightly more than 2 million checks through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) last month, compared to more than 2Washington Times
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Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born February 14, 1942) is an American business magnate, politician and philanthropist. He is the 108th and current Mayor of New York City, having served three consecutive terms since his first election in 2001. With a net worth of $27 billion, he is also the 7th-richest person in the United States. He is the founder and 88% owner of Bloomberg L.P., the global financial data and media company most famous for its Bloomberg Terminal.
Jul 10 2012
Wealthy Americans earn about 50 percent of all income but pay nearly 70 percent of the federal tax burden, according to the latest analysis Tuesday by the Congressional Budget Office Ã¢â‚¬â€ though the agency said the very richest have seen their share of taxes fall the past few years.
CBO looked at 2007 through 2009 Ã¢â‚¬â€ the latest years data are available, but enough to includeWashington Times
Sep 17 2019
As an election and the threat of a recession loom, the president faces down the problems of China, WTO reform, and a weakened global economic order. After President Trump’s nearly three years in the White House, we can begin to decipher the general outlines of a trade strategy. While moving in the right direction, making up for years of inattention and complacency with regard to the abuse ofGuest Writer - Right