Top aide to Kamala Harris expected to leave White House in second high-level departure from VP’s office

Top aide to Kamala Harris expected to leave White House in second high-level departure from VP’s office

This post was originally published on this siteSanders is the second senior official expected to leave the vice president’s office this month.

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Six states allow pharmacists to refuse dispensing or selling contraceptives like Plan B; Access to…

Six states allow pharmacists to refuse dispensing or selling contraceptives like Plan B; Access to…

This post was originally published on this siteSix states allow pharmacists to refuse dispensing or selling contraceptives like Plan B; Access to Birth Control Act would require them to Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY12) Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) Should this legislation be Plan A? Context In six red states, pharmacists can legally refuse to fill...

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Republicans Threaten Government Shutdown Over Vaccine Mandates

Republicans Threaten Government Shutdown Over Vaccine Mandates

This post was originally published on this siteWith federal funding set to lapse on Friday, President Biden’s mandate for large employers has emerged as a sticking point over a stopgap spending bill.

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The CDC reveals the first case of the omicron variant in the U.S.

The CDC reveals the first case of the omicron variant in the U.S.

This post was originally published on this site  Air China flight crew members in hazmat suits walk through the arrivals area at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. The United States has confirmed its first case of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. |...

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Biden: ‘We’re heading into a holiday season in very strong shape’

Biden: ‘We’re heading into a holiday season in very strong shape’

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden on Wednesday said that the U.S. economy is heading into the holiday season in strong shape, touting his administration’s work to address the supply chain crisis.“We’re heading into a holiday season in very strong shape. It’s not…

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Peter DeFazio is the latest House Democrat to announce plans not to seek reelection

Peter DeFazio is the latest House Democrat to announce plans not to seek reelection

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Peter DeFazio, the chairman of the House Transportation Committee, announced Wednesday that he will not seek reelection in 2022, the latest in a long stream of House Democrats leaving Congress at the end of their terms.

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US must cut plastic production to save oceans, report says

US must cut plastic production to save oceans, report says

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States must act to curb plastic waste in oceans by developing a comprehensive national strategy that includes reducing plastic production, a new report from the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has determined.While only 4.3…

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Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts Says He Won’t Run for Re-election

Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts Says He Won’t Run for Re-election

This post was originally published on this siteMr. Baker, a moderate Republican in a deep-blue state, faced a Trump-backed primary challenge and a potentially difficult general election.

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Bowman urges GOP leaders to strip Boebert of committee assignments

Bowman urges GOP leaders to strip Boebert of committee assignments

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Jamaal Bowman (N.Y.), a member of the progressive “Squad” of Democratic lawmakers, urged GOP leadership on Wednesday to strip Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) of her committee assignments due to her Islamophobic comments. “The fact is that…

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Jan. 6 Committee releases report recommending criminal contempt of Congress against ex-Trump DOJ official

Jan. 6 Committee releases report recommending criminal contempt of Congress against ex-Trump DOJ official

This post was originally published on this site The House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack has just released a massive 22-page report against the former DOJ official who attempted to assist then-President Donald Trump in overturning the results of the November 2020 election. That report urges Speaker Nancy...

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