L​egal group calls on AG Garland to resign — citing failure to prosecute Trump and cronies

L​egal group calls on AG Garland to resign — citing failure to prosecute Trump and cronies

This post was originally published on this site Frustrated by the U.S. attorney general’s failure to investigate or take legal action against former President Donald Trump and his associates for various potential crimes, Free Speech for People argued Thursday that because Merrick Garland “is unwilling to step up, it is...

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Abortion rights ‘in peril’ as Ohio GOP proposes total ban modeled on Texas law

Abortion rights ‘in peril’ as Ohio GOP proposes total ban modeled on Texas law

This post was originally published on this site Reproductive rights advocates on Thursday doubled down on their urgent demand that federal lawmakers pass legislation to protect the right to abortion after Ohio Republicans introduced a total ban on the procedure—part of a proposal modeled on Senate Bill 8 in Texas....

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Voters Are Done With COVID-19 and Pandemic-Powered Officials

Voters Are Done With COVID-19 and Pandemic-Powered Officials

This post was originally published on this site  Politicians have been on a high over the last year-plus, wielding extraordinary power with the approval of voters fearful of viral infection. Democrats, in particular, championed draconian restrictions on life and often won praise for doing so. Going into this week’s election,...

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US House to vote Friday on giant twin bills at center of Biden agenda

US House to vote Friday on giant twin bills at center of Biden agenda

This post was originally published on this site Democratic leaders announced the US House would vote Friday on President Joe Biden’s $3 trillion blueprint to transform transport networks and expand the welfare safety net. House Democratic leaders had been hoping for a procedural vote on Biden’s $1.75 trillion Build Back...

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Biden’s spending bill would increase the Pell Grant by $550: But is it enough to keep up with the cost of college?

Biden’s spending bill would increase the Pell Grant by $550: But is it enough to keep up with the cost of college?

This post was originally published on this siteThe budget bill being debated in Congress includes a $550 boost to the maximum Pell Grant award. Advocates have been saying it needs to be doubled.     

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Pfizer Says Covid-19 Pill Is 89% Effective in Study

Pfizer Says Covid-19 Pill Is 89% Effective in Study

This post was originally published on this siteThe drug company plans to seek FDA authorization of a treatment that patients could take at home to keep them out of the hospital.

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Democrats scramble for path forward after election setbacks

Democrats scramble for path forward after election setbacks

This post was originally published on this siteDemocratic lawmakers are scrambling for a path forward after Tuesday’s disappointing election results in Virginia, New Jersey and New York.The enthusiasm of Republican voters and a decisive shift among independents toward the GOP are troubling…

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Airbus Deliveries Slip Amid Supply-Chain Struggles

Airbus Deliveries Slip Amid Supply-Chain Struggles

This post was originally published on this siteHiccups in European plane maker Airbus’s supply chain disrupted the company’s ambitions to rapidly return to pre-pandemic production levels.

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Hours after the White House issues its new vaccine mandate, GOP-led states sue

Hours after the White House issues its new vaccine mandate, GOP-led states sue

This post was originally published on this site Dozens of Republican state officials are suing over the White House’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate that they say is unconstitutional and threatens business. (Image credit: Timothy D. Easley/AP)

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When Will the Supply-Chain Strains Finally Ease?

When Will the Supply-Chain Strains Finally Ease?

This post was originally published on this siteCompanies are starting to plan for extended gridlock in their supply chains, with expectations for relief being pushed deep into 2022 and even beyond.

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