What to watch in Tuesday’s elections

What to watch in Tuesday’s elections

This post was originally published on this siteTuesday’s elections in states and cities across the country are set to serve as an early gauge of Joe Biden’s presidency and the political environment headed into next year’s midterm elections.

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Biden administration takes aim at methane emissions

Biden administration takes aim at methane emissions

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is announcing a series of actions aimed at tackling a potent greenhouse gas called methane that is significantly more potent than carbon dioxide.The new efforts — which includes regulations on oil and gas drilling as well as…

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White House: children’s vaccine program will be fully operational Nov. 8

White House: children’s vaccine program will be fully operational Nov. 8

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration’s vaccination program for children ages 5 to 11 will be fully operational starting Nov. 8, White House coronavirus response coordinator Jeff Zients said on Monday.During a White House briefing, Zients said the administration…

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Millionaires urge Democrats to include billionaire tax in spending bill

Millionaires urge Democrats to include billionaire tax in spending bill

This post was originally published on this siteA group of about 250 millionaires on Monday urged top Democrats to include a proposal to tax billionaires’ investment gains annually in their social-spending package, after the proposal was left out of a framework the White House released last week…

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Poll: 71 Percent Say Country Headed in Wrong Direction Under Biden

Poll: 71 Percent Say Country Headed in Wrong Direction Under Biden

This post was originally published on this site A large majority of Americans believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, according to an NBC News poll that finds growing disapproval of President Joe Biden’s performance. Seventy-one percent of respondents said the nation is “on the wrong track,” according...

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Joe Biden wants America to lead the world against the climate crisis. That goal faces a big test this week.

Joe Biden wants America to lead the world against the climate crisis. That goal faces a big test this week.

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden’s ambitions to lead the world in slowing the planet’s warming will be tested on two continents this week as he travels to Scotland for the most important climate talks in years, while back home lawmakers come closer to making his...

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Central Banks Fuel New Bets on Tighter Money as Inflation Rises Globally

Central Banks Fuel New Bets on Tighter Money as Inflation Rises Globally

This post was originally published on this siteStubbornly high inflation across more wealthy economies last week prompted a shakeout in bond markets as investors began expecting policy makers to quickly tighten monetary policy.

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Supreme Court hears dispute over Texas law that blocks most abortions in the state

Supreme Court hears dispute over Texas law that blocks most abortions in the state

This post was originally published on this siteA sharply divided Supreme Court will gather Monday to once again consider a Texas law that bars abortion at around six weeks of pregnancy, reigniting a debate concerning the most restrictive law in the country.

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Joe Biden vs. Donald Trump: The other Virginia governor’s race

Joe Biden vs. Donald Trump: The other Virginia governor’s race

This post was originally published on this siteTwo presidents, Joe Biden and Donald Trump, are playing outsized roles in a Virginia governor’s race that could be a barometer for the 2022 midterms.     

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