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Mar 18 2021
The Senate voted 50-49 Thursday to confirm California attorney general Xavier Becerra as head of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) was the only Republican to vote in favor. Becerra's nomination by President Joe Biden was politically controversial, as many Republicans took issue with his stances on religious liberty and abortion. Democrats voicedAxios Associated Press Fact Check National Review (News)
Oct 05 2021
Stories about COVID-19 breakthrough cases, safety of vaccines, mandates, booster shots, and so much more have been circling in the news and social media.
Partisan interests, bias by omission and misinterpretation of information make it tough to assess the COVID-19 vaccine's effectiveness with an objective lens. This is part 1 of a series devoted to breaking down COVID-19 vaccines andAndrew Weinzierl
May 15 2013
EPA ACCUSED OF PLAYING FAVORITES WITH GREEN, CONSERVATIVE GROUPS: ANOTHER SCANDAL FOR THE WHITE HOUSE?
Before we get into the meat of this story, lets do a quick recap of the Obama administrations most recent scandals:
Testimony provided last week by the Benghazi whistleblowers has raised serious questions about the Obama administrations actions before, during, and after the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya The Internal Revenue Service admitted last week toThe Blaze
May 15 2019
A new report details an ongoing campaign to remove references to and information about the 2010 health care law from official web pages.
President Donald Trump has failed so far to eliminate the Affordable Care Act, but his administration is making good progress disappearing the law from official government websites.
According to a report released Wednesday by the SunlightHuffPost
Aug 18 2021
The Biden administration announced Wednesday that third shots of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines will be made available to all Americans starting Sept. 20. The push for the third shots, commonly known as booster shots, comes alongside recent statements by vaccine makers and health experts that COVID-19 vaccines may be less effective after 6-8 months. Last week, the WorldUSA TODAY CNBC The Epoch Times
Oct 15 2020
This article is part of our "Trump vs. Biden" Perspectives Blogs series, in which we'll analyze and explain each candidate's positions on major issues leading up to the 2020 presidential election. This blog will examine each candidate's stances on matters pertaining to abortion and reproductive rights.Biden: "Support Right To Choose"
Joe Biden’s stance on abortionAllSides Staff
Sep 16 2020
Officials from the Department of Defense and the Department of Health and Human Services released a plan on Wednesday to distribute coronavirus vaccines to states within 24 hours of approval and at no cost to recipients. Distribution would prioritize populations like healthcare workers early on due to limited supply. Officials expect a vaccine to be ready by January 2021, although an earlierPolitico Reuters Washington Examiner
Dec 14 2021
After conducting research using AllSides Media Bias Ratings™, Media Research Center (Right) has said NewsGuard's media credibility ratings are biased toward left-leaning news sites, as it gives left-wing outlets better trust ratings on average than right sources.
According to MRC’s research, NewsGuard, the browser extension that provides trust ratings for more than 7,000 news andJulie Mastrine
Sep 28 2020
The White House announced Monday that it will distribute 150 million rapid COVID-19 tests to states over the next few weeks, including to K-12 schools, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. According to a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) statement back in August, the White House entered into a $760 million contract to Abbott Laboratories for delivery of 150 million rapidWashington Times Axios CBS News (Online)
Sep 13 2020
Communications aides at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have requested to review and edit the coronavirus-related reports released weekly by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Politico reported Saturday. Some emails from communications aides to CDC senior officials said that the agency’s reports could undermine President Donald Trump's messages about thePolitico Newsmax (News) The Hill