ZOMBIE Act would require politicians close campaign accounts post-election, so they couldn’t use…

ZOMBIE Act would require politicians close campaign accounts post-election, so they couldn’t use…

This post was originally published on this siteZOMBIE Act would require politicians close campaign accounts post-election, so they couldn’t use leftover money to buy influence Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) Zombies want brains. The ZOMBIE Act deals with zombies who want influence. Context Politicians running for federal office maintain official campaign accounts...

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Supreme Court declines to block New York vaccine mandate

Supreme Court declines to block New York vaccine mandate

This post was originally published on this siteThe Supreme Court turned away two emergency requests Monday from health care workers, doctors and nurses in New York to block the state’s vaccine mandate.

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Minnesota hospitals warn they are ‘overwhelmed’ in full-page ad

Minnesota hospitals warn they are ‘overwhelmed’ in full-page ad

This post was originally published on this siteMinnesota hospital leaders are warning in a full-page newspaper ad that they are “overwhelmed” amid a COVID-19 surge and are urging the public to take action. “Our emergency departments are overfilled, and we have patients in every bed in our…

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Murkowski challenger says she wouldn’t back McConnell

Murkowski challenger says she wouldn’t back McConnell

This post was originally published on this siteA former top Alaska official who is challenging Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) with the support of former President Donald Trump said Monday she wouldn’t back Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) for a leadership position if she wins election…

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Christmas shipping deadlines: The last day to send gifts with FedEx, UPS and USPS

Christmas shipping deadlines: The last day to send gifts with FedEx, UPS and USPS

This post was originally published on this siteWhat is the last day for UPS ground shipping by Christmas? It varies but FedEx and USPS say Wednesday is the ground cutoff for sending holiday gifts.     

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Manchin signals major changes needed to win his support on Biden’s safety net plan

Manchin signals major changes needed to win his support on Biden’s safety net plan

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Joe Manchin, the most pivotal swing vote in the Senate, indicated on Monday that a significant amount of work remains to be done to earn his support for President Joe Biden’s sweeping social safety net expansion, potentially delivering a fatal blow to...

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Gallego leads congressional delegation to Ukraine

Gallego leads congressional delegation to Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) led a bipartisan congressional delegation to Ukraine over the weekend as fears grow about a possible Russian military invasion. Gallego, chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence and Special…

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US Capitol riot panel moves to hold Trump aide in contempt

US Capitol riot panel moves to hold Trump aide in contempt

This post was originally published on this site Lawmakers investigating the assault on the US Capitol prepared Monday to vote on recommending criminal contempt charges against Donald Trump’s former chief of staff for refusing to testify. Mark Meadows has made clear he has no intention of complying with a subpoena...

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December’s child tax credit payment will be the last one unless Congress acts

December’s child tax credit payment will be the last one unless Congress acts

This post was originally published on this siteParents are set to get their last monthly infusion of the expanded child tax credit starting Wednesday — unless Congress acts to extend it for another year.

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Updated reconciliation text includes electric vehicle tax credit opposed by Manchin

Updated reconciliation text includes electric vehicle tax credit opposed by Manchin

This post was originally published on this sitePreliminary Senate Finance Committee text for the social spending and climate bill released Monday morning retains a tax credit for union-made electric vehicles, despite objections to the provision by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.).The preliminary text…

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