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Feb 09 2022
This piece originally appeared on The Conversation, which AllSides rates as Lean Left. It was written by Michelle A. Amazeen, an Associate Professor of Mass Communication at Boston University. The writer's bias has not been rated.
Mainstream news media outlets have, in recent years, begun to create advertisements that look like news articles on their"The Conversation" Contributor
Oct 12 2021
For many diseases, achieving herd immunity – when the population hits a certain threshold of resistance against a disease – is the most effective way to reduce the spread of infection. In the case of COVID-19, immunity can be granted through vaccination, infection, or both.
A big debate around the topic of COVID-19 vaccines is whether greater immunity is granted after infection orAndrew Weinzierl
Jun 17 2021
The Supreme Court rejected the latest GOP attempt to challenge the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, ruling 7-2 that the plaintiffs did not have standing to challenge the law. Justice Stephen Breyer wrote the majority opinion, arguing that the plaintiffs could not bring their case to federal court because they had not shown any harm "fairly traceable" to Obamacare’s individualCNN (Online News) National Review (News) SCOTUSblog
Jul 29 2019
The race for the Democratic presidential nomination enters a new phase this week, with candidates desperate to make an impact in a second round of debates.
The debates, which take place on Tuesday and Wednesday evening in Detroit, offer a last chance for some candidates to break out of the lower tiers in the field.
Among the top candidates, the verbal punches will fly thick andThe Hill
Apr 02 2019
Wants unified GOP government, shifting course amid court battle
President Trump now says Republicans will vote on a “really great” health care plan after the next election, giving him space to campaign against Democrats’ plans for government-run options but raising questions about how he’d handle the fallout from a lawsuit that could dismantle Obamacare.
Mr. Trump says the GOP isWashington Times
Aug 10 2013
President Obama on Friday defended his signature health care law and lambasted Republican-led threats to dismantle the reforms, a public attempt to navigate his recent decision to delay one of the law’s key mandates and wave off a burgeoning threat to shut down the government over the controversial law. “The one unifying principle in the Republican Party at the moment is making sure that 30Washington Times
Jan 06 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced overnight that she plans on taking measures to potentially curb President Trump’s ability to conduct military operations against Iran.
Pelosi and other Democrats have been critical of Trump’s decision to conduct an airstrike in Iraq that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' elite Quds Force, claiming heFox News (Online News)
Jul 18 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. census.
The measure, which passed 230-198, was a response to the cabinet members’ failure to produce documents requested by House Democrats as part of an investigation into whether theReuters
Oct 08 2014
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, after an early scare, is cruising toward re-election next month in South Carolina. Yet, he isn’t sure what the deeper meaning of victory will be this year.
“There is no mandate other than, ‘We don’t like the other guy,’ ” he said.
Sen. Graham and his fellow Republicans hold a clear edge as the midterm campaign heads into its stretch run. The partyWall Street Journal (News)
Sep 28 2014
In front of a highly supportive crowd at the Values Voter Summit, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) accused Democrats on Friday of being an “extreme, radical party” intent on taking away the rights of Americans.
“These are dangerous, radical times,” Cruz said at the conservative conference, where he received multiple standing ovations during a 30-minute speech that touched on everything from gunHuffPost