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Apr 15 2020
President Donald Trump’s coronavirus fight has turned an administration that spent years trying to shrink the nation’s safety net into the driving force behind a sudden expansion of government involvement in American health care.
The Trump administration is already pumping hundreds of billions of dollars into a key health sector that it previously vowed to rein in, expanding MedicarePolitico
May 07 2021
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is headed for a high-profile battle with the Senate’s leading progressives over whether to expand Medicare eligibility as part of President Biden’s human-focused infrastructure agenda.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Thursday said she wants to lower the eligibility age, a priority shared by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), as part of Biden’s $1.8 trillionThe Hill
Feb 03 2020
Washington Post reporter Felicia Sonmez received death and rape threats for a tweet she sent out late last month linking to a story about sexual assault allegations against Kobe Bryant, shortly after news broke of the NBA star’s death. Someone found Sonmez’s home address and published it online. Instead of rushing to protect her from abuse or worse, her editors suspended her and suggested sheHuffPost
Aug 04 2021
Nearly 2,000 companies and organizations have lobbied Congress and the administration this year in an attempt to influence the contours of major new infrastructure spending, an effort that is sure to intensify now that the Senate is hoping to vote within days on their version of the $1 trillion public-works package.
The proposal — along with a still-forming second economic packageWashington Post
Aug 29 2020
The killings in Kenosha, Wisconsin, represent an alarming escalation of the fight over police violence that has consumed the country this summer: It wasn’t an agent of the state who shot two Americans dead this week. Instead, an American man turned his weapon on other civilians during a protest—and law enforcement let him walk right by them and out of town. Police and political leaders haveThe Atlantic
Nov 10 2020
From climate and health to multilateralism and democracy, President-elect Biden wants to demonstrate not just that America is reclaiming its lead role on the world stage, but that his foreign policy will be his own.
Discussing his foreign-policy vision during his campaign, President-elect Joe Biden often mentioned his proposal to organize a summit of democracies during his first year inChristian Science Monitor
Nov 25 2020
Many can still vividly recall images of crops rotting in the field and milk being dumped when schools and restaurants were forced to close in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. Some college students want to make sure we never see that again.
Vernie Jackson was not in line at a food pantry last Thanksgiving — but he's since fallen on hard times.
"I lost people in theCBS News (Online)
May 28 2020
Shots were fired and protesters blocked traffic and smashed car windows during a demonstration in downtown Denver to protest the death of a George Floyd. There were no immediate reports of injuries.
Gary Cutler, a spokesman for the Colorado State Patrol, said the shooting happened in a park across the street from the Capitol. Most of the protesters already had left the area and wereThe Guardian
Oct 30 2020
CNN anchor Don Lemon on Thursday said that he “had to get rid of” friends supporting President Trump "because they're too far gone," adding that he would be friends with them again if “they want to live in reality.”
The commentary came during a handoff between anchor Chris Cuomo and Lemon.
“I had to get rid of them because they're too far gone,” Lemon said to Cuomo of his Trump-The Hill
Aug 28 2020
The House will vote on legalizing marijuana next month.
States would still have to vote to legalize the drug. Marijuana is already legal in 11 states.
The MORE Act would remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act and erase some cannabis criminal records. The vote will come during the September work period, according to an email Majority Whip Jim Clyburn’s (D-S.C.) officePolitico