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Jul 17 2020
The risk of loneliness and trauma from COVID-19
The coronavirus that's packing people in hospitals as they grapple with sometimes life-threatening complications is leading to another problem for some survivors: mental health issues.
What's happening: Many hospitals require adult patients to enter without family. Their stress, loneliness and fear, sometimes magnified by invasive treatment procedures, place them at a high risk forAxios
Apr 17 2013
Gun lobby may emerge victorious when smoke clears
The nations powerful gun lobby has faced headwinds from vocal lawmakers a galvanized presidential administration and an American electorate that polls show favors tougher gun laws following Decembers school massacre in Connecticut.CNN (Online News)
Nov 05 2014
Big win for conservative big money
Establishment Republican money finally got what it paid for — an electoral wave. After two cycles during which conservative megadonors’ record spending was plagued by flawed candidates and internecine squabbling, their side’s big money operatives got to do some gloating on election night.Politico
Jun 07 2015
Hillary Clinton Traces Friendly Path, Troubling Party
Hillary Rodham Clinton appears to be dispensing with the nationwide electoral strategy that won her husband two terms in the White House and brought white working-class voters and great stretches of what is now red-state America back to Democrats.
Instead, she is poised to retrace Barack Obama’s far narrower path to the presidency:New York Times (News)
Mar 19 2019
Trump Administration Proposes Borrowing Limits for Some Student Loans
Support for caps reflects criticism that unlimited borrowing by graduate students and parents of undergrads allows schools to charge higher prices
The White House is calling on Congress to cap how much graduate students and parents of undergraduates can borrow in federal student loans, a proposal it said is aimed at curbing rising college costs.
White House officials publicizedWall Street Journal (News)
Jun 12 2012
Black Support for Obama Ebbs In North Carolina
President Barack Obama won a squeaker in North Carolina in 2008 thanks in large part to overwhelming support among the states African-American voters, who made up nearly a quarter of the electorate.Wall Street Journal (News)
Mar 29 2020
Joe Biden Said He Believes All Women. Does He Believe Tara Reade?
When it comes to #MeToo sexual misconduct issues, former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic Party's presumptive 2020 presidential nominee, has made it no secret where he stands: automatically believe women.
"For a woman to come forward in the glaring lights of focus, nationally, you've got to start off with the presumption that at least the essence of what she's talking about isReason
Sep 17 2016
Trump the Shape Shifter
f you are the status quo candidate in a change election in which the national mood is sour and two-thirds of the electorate think the country is on the wrong track, what do you do? Attack. Relentlessly. Paint your opponent as extremist, volatile, clueless, unfit, dangerous. Indeed, Hillary Clinton’s latest national ad, featuring major Republican politicians echoing that indictment of DonaldCharles Krauthammer
Jul 13 2020
A New Understanding of Herd Immunity
The portion of the population that needs to get sick is not fixed. We can change it.
Edward Lorenz was just out of college when he was recruited into World War II. He was assigned to be a weather forecaster, despite having no experience in meteorology. What Lorenz knew was math.
So he started experimenting with differential equations, trying to make predictions based on patterns
Jan 05 2017
OPINION: Chuck Schumer's difficult dilemma
Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority leader (D-NY), is a torn man. On one side, he faces a restless caucus, and a mob of manic groups funded by George Soros who want political blood, “scorched earth,” and demand he block eight Trump nominees. They style themselves a Resistance, presumably to the American electorate. On the other, sober voices in the Democratic caucus warn of a chill wind,Fox News (Online News)