Democrats offer bill to raise debt ceiling, avoid filibuster

Democrats offer bill to raise debt ceiling, avoid filibuster

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Democrats on Tuesday introduced legislation that would allow the Senate to raise the debt ceiling without having to overcome a filibuster.The legislation would set up a one-time process to raise the debit limit to a specific number without…

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David Perdue’s candidacy quickly complicates 2022 governor’s race in Georgia

David Perdue’s candidacy quickly complicates 2022 governor’s race in Georgia

This post was originally published on this site Former U.S. Sen. David Perdue has joined the race to become the state’s next governor, setting up a bruising primary against sitting Republican governor Brian Kemp before the eventual victor can challenge likely Democratic nominee Stacey Abrams. “It will be like a...

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Utah Gov. Spencer Cox reveals how he wants to spend state taxpayer money next year — and give $160M back

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox reveals how he wants to spend state taxpayer money next year — and give $160M back

This post was originally published on this site  Gov. Spencer Cox, right, talks about state budget recommendations with the KSL and Deseret News editorial boards at the Deseret News office in the Triad Center in Salt Lake City on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News Heading into...

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Instagram announces changes ahead of political grilling

Instagram announces changes ahead of political grilling

This post was originally published on this sitePlatform boss unveils new safety features a day before being quizzed by the US Senate.

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CDC recommends Americans avoid travel to France, Jordan, Portugal

CDC recommends Americans avoid travel to France, Jordan, Portugal

This post was originally published on this siteThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that Americans avoid travel to France, Jordan and Portugal and several other countries because of a “very high level of COVID-19” within their borders.The CDC on Monday also issued…

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US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine

US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine

This post was originally published on this site The United States will impose “severe economic harm” on Russia and boost its military presence in Eastern Europe should Moscow invade Ukraine, the White House warned Monday, laying out the high stakes on the eve of talks between Joe Biden and Vladimir...

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New York City expected to give some voting rights to noncitizens

New York City expected to give some voting rights to noncitizens

This post was originally published on this siteNoncitizens would be able to vote in local elections, but not for president, members of Congress or in the state elections.

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Omicron Will Cause Problems, but Inflation May Not Be One

Omicron Will Cause Problems, but Inflation May Not Be One

This post was originally published on this siteThe Covid-19 variant could further disrupt supply chains, but with another round of stimulus checks unlikely, demand could suffer as well.

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US diplomatic boycott: What does it mean for the Olympics?

US diplomatic boycott: What does it mean for the Olympics?

This post was originally published on this site The United States has announced a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics to protest China’s human rights record, particularly its handling of Muslim minorities that Washington considers a form of genocide. Here’s what the move means. What is a ‘diplomatic boycott?’...

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