Klobuchar: ‘Facebook knew’ it was hurting communities

Klobuchar: ‘Facebook knew’ it was hurting communities

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), the chair of the Senate Judiciary antitrust subcommittee, on Monday said she believes Facebook knew its platform was promoting extremism and hurting its communities.Her statement comes after Facebook…

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Dems Eye Historic Shift To Taxing Wealth, Not Just Income

Dems Eye Historic Shift To Taxing Wealth, Not Just Income

This post was originally published on this site Democrats are poised to orient the country’s tax system in a whole new direction.

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Texas universities with federal contracts are caught between Greg Abbott and Joe Biden over COVID-19 vaccine mandates

Texas universities with federal contracts are caught between Greg Abbott and Joe Biden over COVID-19 vaccine mandates

This post was originally published on this site Many Texas universities — which collectively hold billions of dollars in federal contracts — are wrestling with how to navigate the Biden administration’s mandate that all federal contractors be vaccinated by Dec. 8 in a state that bans vaccine mandates. Several public...

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Democrats ready to put a wrap on dragged-out talks

Democrats ready to put a wrap on dragged-out talks

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are eager to finish talks over President Biden’s sweeping spending bill, arguing the party is gaining little by dragging out negotiations. The push to wrap things up quickly comes as months of haggling has led to pent-up frustrations…

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Democrats face growing hurdles in bid to oust DeSantis

Democrats face growing hurdles in bid to oust DeSantis

This post was originally published on this siteThe race for Florida governor is entering a new, more hectic phase – one that threatens to further complicate Democrats’ path to ousting Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) in 2022. With state Sen. Annette Taddeo’s long-anticipated entrance into the Democratic…

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Biden balances vaccinating Americans and donating vaccines globally

Biden balances vaccinating Americans and donating vaccines globally

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. delivered the 200 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccines worldwide, part of a 1.1 billion dose pledge. NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to the State Department’s Gayle Smith, who is leading the effort.

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Does the IRS really want to spy on your bank account? The latest tax fight explained

Does the IRS really want to spy on your bank account? The latest tax fight explained

This post was originally published on this site The Biden administration hopes to help fund its agenda by cracking down on tax evasion, but its plan to require more bank information is drawing strong opposition from GOP lawmakers and banks. (Image credit: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett)

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Rand Paul calls for Fauci’s firing over ‘lack of judgment’

Rand Paul calls for Fauci’s firing over ‘lack of judgment’

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) called for Dr. Anthony Fauci to be fired over a “lack of judgment,” contending that President Biden’s chief medical adviser lied about research the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded in Wuhan, China.“He should be fired…

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Republican Paul Gosar told ‘dozens’ of Jan. 6 rioters they’d get a blanket pardon from Trump: report

Republican Paul Gosar told ‘dozens’ of Jan. 6 rioters they’d get a blanket pardon from Trump: report

This post was originally published on this site Rolling Stone is reporting that a pair of witnesses have spoken to the House Jan. 6 Select Committee revealing that Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) told them President Donald Trump would issue a blanket pardon of all of those who attacked the U.S....

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Biden Meets With Manchin and Schumer to Iron Out Spending Bill

Biden Meets With Manchin and Schumer to Iron Out Spending Bill

This post was originally published on this siteSpeaker Nancy Pelosi said she hoped to pass an infrastructure bill and have a deal in hand on the social policy bill by the end of the week.

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