Stop AOC Act would cease public funding for COVID-19 funerals, a cause championed by Alexandria…

Stop AOC Act would cease public funding for COVID-19 funerals, a cause championed by Alexandria…

This post was originally published on this siteStop AOC Act would cease public funding for COVID-19 funerals, a cause championed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO3) Ocasio-Cortez has yet to introduce a contrary bill aimed at lead sponsor Lauren Boebert called the Stop LOB Act. Context FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management...

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Russia dismisses US concerns about buildup near Ukraine

Russia dismisses US concerns about buildup near Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteRussia on Monday dismissed the United States’ concerns about its military buildup near Ukraine, and instead alleged that Ukraine had aggressive intentions.Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday that concerns about a possible…

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GOP Senate candidate Sean Parnell’s estranged wife wins custody dispute amid abuse allegations

GOP Senate candidate Sean Parnell’s estranged wife wins custody dispute amid abuse allegations

This post was originally published on this siteLaurie Snell — the estranged wife of Pennsylvania GOP Senate candidate Sean Parnell — was awarded primary physical custody and sole legal custody of the couple’s three children, according to a judge’s order that was made public Monday.

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Poll shows Sinema’s popularity dropping further among Arizona Democrats

Poll shows Sinema’s popularity dropping further among Arizona Democrats

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) could be in serious trouble with Democratic voters when she goes up for reelection in 2024. A new Arizona Public Opinion Pulse conducted by Phoenix-based OH Predictive Insights found that nearly three-quarters of…

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Jerome Powell nominated to stay as US Federal Reserve chair

Jerome Powell nominated to stay as US Federal Reserve chair

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden opts for continuity by nominating Jerome Powell to remain head of the central bank.

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Administration expects 95% compliance with federal worker vaccine mandate

Administration expects 95% compliance with federal worker vaccine mandate

This post was originally published on this siteBiden required workers to receive at least one shot as of Monday, and the vast majority are already fully vaccinated.

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Harris announces $1.5B to fight shortage of doctors in underserved communities

Harris announces $1.5B to fight shortage of doctors in underserved communities

This post was originally published on this siteVice President Harris on Monday announced that the Biden administration would invest $1.5 billion from the coronavirus relief law into supporting the U.S. health care workforce with an eye toward underserved communities.The investment is designed to…

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Congressional gerrymandering by Texas Republicans cut out the heart of Houston’s Asian community

Congressional gerrymandering by Texas Republicans cut out the heart of Houston’s Asian community

This post was originally published on this site Rows of framed photographs line an office wall at the Korean Community Center, black-and-white images giving way to color over time. Pictures of veterans groups, celebrations and 32 of the center’s past presidents capture almost 60 years of community. Since the early...

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Texas grid vulnerable to blackouts during severe winter weather, even with new preparations, ERCOT estimates show

Texas grid vulnerable to blackouts during severe winter weather, even with new preparations, ERCOT estimates show

This post was originally published on this site Electricity outages in Texas could occur this winter if the state experiences a cold snap that forces many power plants offline at the same time as demand for power is high, according to an analysis by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas....

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