Schumer vows to keep fighting on voting rights after filibuster defeat

Schumer vows to keep fighting on voting rights after filibuster defeat

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) vowed that Democrats would keep trying to find a path forward for voting rights legislation after they failed to pass a rules change to exempt election legislation from the legislative filibuster…

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders raises $12.8M since launch of Arkansas governor campaign

Sarah Huckabee Sanders raises $12.8M since launch of Arkansas governor campaign

This post was originally published on this siteArkansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Sarah Huckabee Sanders has raised more than $12.8 million since launching her candidacy.The campaign reported the haul came from 87,000 donors, with more than $1.6 million raised in the fourth…

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Supreme Court appears divided over Cruz campaign finance challenge

Supreme Court appears divided over Cruz campaign finance challenge

This post was originally published on this siteA divided Supreme Court on Wednesday grappled with Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) challenge to limits on the amount of money candidates can raise from donors to pay off their personal debt after an election.The questions posed during an hour-long oral…

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Omicron starts receding in the United States: data

Omicron starts receding in the United States: data

This post was originally published on this site The United States appears to be emerging from its latest coronavirus wave driven by the Omicron variant, data showed Wednesday, though cases remain far higher than during any previous surge and Covid hospitalizations are at a peak. The fast to rise, fast...

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Supreme Court Justices Sotomayor, Gorsuch push back on reports of dispute over mask wearing

Supreme Court Justices Sotomayor, Gorsuch push back on reports of dispute over mask wearing

This post was originally published on this siteThe joint statement from the two Supreme Court justices came a day after stories suggesting internal strife over mask wearing amid COVID-19.     

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Senior citizens are fuming that Medicare won’t pay for Covid-19 tests at retailers

Senior citizens are fuming that Medicare won’t pay for Covid-19 tests at retailers

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is requiring health insurers to cover the cost of home Covid-19 tests for most Americans with private insurance. However, Medicare is not subject to this requirement, so senior citizens and Americans with disabilities in the traditional Medicare program cannot get...

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Republican businessman unveils new bid for Connecticut governor

Republican businessman unveils new bid for Connecticut governor

This post was originally published on this siteRepublican Bob Stefanowski is jumping into the race for Connecticut governor, setting up a potential rematch against Gov. Ned Lamont (D) after a narrow loss in 2018. “I’m running because I fundamentally believe that by working together, we can…

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US providing Ukraine with additional $200M in military aid amid tensions with Russia

US providing Ukraine with additional $200M in military aid amid tensions with Russia

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration has reportedly approved an additional $200 million in defensive security assistance to Ukraine amid its tensions with Russia, which the U.S. says could attack its former territory on “very short notice.”The aid was…

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Plans to close all but one polling place in a rural Georgia county reverberate through a battleground state

Plans to close all but one polling place in a rural Georgia county reverberate through a battleground state

This post was originally published on this siteVoting rights activists are closely monitoring takeovers of local election boards in a state that helped decide the presidency and control of the Senate in 2020.

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