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Nov 14 2022
With the midterms looming, liberal Democrats look set to take a shellacking—due in large part to soaring consumer prices, record-high inflation, and an unstable stock market. Voters rank the economy as their top concern.
Yet the president and his allies are placing all their bets on abortion on demand—until birth—as the defining issue of this election cycle. They even oppose the born-The Heritage Foundation
Sep 12 2022
Let's begin with a few words about the Dormant Commerce Clause and how it interacts with federalism principles.
The U.S. Constitution presumptively preserves state authority to control what happens within state borders, especially state power to protect citizens and residents from what legislators or voters perceive as harms. This state "police power" to regulate "health, safety, andReason
Aug 19 2021
When Amazon, which is often blamed for single-handedly ruining the High Street, opened its first physical bookshops in 2015 it sparked fury in some quarters.
But after branching out into grocery and gadget shops, the e-commerce giant now reportedly plans to go much further - opening several large bricks-and-mortar retail sites akin to department stores.
Amazon declined to commentBBC News
Oct 20 2022
The Department of Defense will give travel funds and support for troops and their dependents who are seeking an abortion but live in states that have banned the medical procedure, according to a new order from Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Thursday.
Why it matters: Austin said the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in June has had "readiness, recruiting, andAxios
Oct 20 2022
Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist’s campaign manager exited the team less than three weeks out from the midterm election.
Campaign manager Austin Durrer is leaving to focus on a "family matter," and Sydney Throop, who previously worked on Crist's congressional campaigns, will take up the mantle, a spokesperson told Florida Politics.Washington Examiner
Jun 11 2012
U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson is accused of causing multiple auto collisions minutes apart in Southern California over the weekend, and of leaving the scene of one of the collisions, authorities said.
A Commerce Department spokeswoman said Bryson apparently suffered a seizure and was hospitalized overnight for examination. It was not immediately clear whether the seizure causedWashington Post
Dec 15 2020
Russian hackers working for the Kremlin are believed to be behind breaches of U.S. government computer systems at the departments of Treasury, Commerce and Homeland Security that may have lasted months before they were discovered, according to U.S. officials and media reports.
The hackers reportedly broke into the email systems at the government departments, but the full extent of theNPR (Online News)
Oct 12 2022
The Treasury Department inspector general confirmed in a letter to Democratic lawmakers that the agency is planning to audit whether spending by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on migrant flights was improper.
The lawmakers asked the Treasury Department to look into whether Florida improperly used American Rescue Plan funds for the migrant flights to Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts, whichFox News (Online News)
Nov 25 2022
Americans hit malls and big box stores, hoping to snag Black Friday deals in what could be a make-or-break moment for retailers, who already are bracing for a more subdued spending season.
And despite the day’s dwindling relevance — it’s morphed into a months-long sale pitch — merchants of all sizes are digging in.
In Dallas, shoppers lined up outside the LEGO store at theWashington Post
Nov 25 2022
Americans are not planning major cuts in holiday spending this year, starting with Black Friday, despite inflation fears and the risk of recession being top concerns among the majority of consumers, according to an annual survey conducted by CNBC and SurveyMonkey ahead of the first big shopping weekend of peak season.
Two-thirds of Americans (67%) are worried about inflation making itCNBC