Democrats’ Divide: Should Obama-Era Economic Ideas Prevail in 2021?

Democrats’ Divide: Should Obama-Era Economic Ideas Prevail in 2021?

This post was originally published on this siteA more traditional view is competing against a newer approach that has become mainstream among economists.

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White House dials up ‘urgency’ as Biden meets with Democrats on economic bill

White House dials up ‘urgency’ as Biden meets with Democrats on economic bill

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House is holding a series of meetings this week to pressure Democrats to resolve their differences and reach a deal on the sweeping economic policy bill.

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House Democrats urge Senate colleagues to pass voting rights bill this week

House Democrats urge Senate colleagues to pass voting rights bill this week

This post was originally published on this siteA group of House Democrats, led by Rep. Colin Allred of Texas, sent a letter to their Senate colleagues on Monday morning urging them to pass voting rights legislation known as the “Freedom to Vote Act” when it comes up for a vote...

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Democratic state Sen. Annette Taddeo announces bid to be Florida’s first Latina governor

Democratic state Sen. Annette Taddeo announces bid to be Florida’s first Latina governor

This post was originally published on this siteORLANDO, Fla – Florida state Sen. Annette Taddeo is entering the race for governor, becoming the latest high-profile Democrat to mount a challenge to Gov. Ron DeSantis (R). Taddeo has long been expected to jump into the Florida governor’s race…

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Colin Powell dies of complications from COVID-19 at 84

Colin Powell dies of complications from COVID-19 at 84

This post was originally published on this sitePowell was fully vaccinated, his family said.

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US, Haiti working together to try and secure release of abducted missionaries

US, Haiti working together to try and secure release of abducted missionaries

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. officials and Haitian authorities are working together to try and secure the release of 17 kidnapped missionaries, the Associated Press reported. A voice message sent to a number of religious missions by an organization with…

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Elizabeth Warren Doesn’t Get Fed Trading Ban Proposal by Oct. 15 as Requested

Elizabeth Warren Doesn’t Get Fed Trading Ban Proposal by Oct. 15 as Requested

This post was originally published on this siteRegional Federal Reserve Banks haven’t presented Sen. Elizabeth Warren with a plan to ban stock trading by senior central bankers as the Democrat from Massachusetts requested last month.

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Democrats push Biden to take forceful role in bridging party’s sparring factions over agenda

Democrats push Biden to take forceful role in bridging party’s sparring factions over agenda

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Joe Biden spoke by phone last Tuesday and zeroed in on a strategy for their party’s sweeping economic package, deciding that the time has come to wrap up negotiations, several senior officials in both places tell CNN...

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Senate GOP signals they’ll help bail out Biden’s Fed chair

Senate GOP signals they’ll help bail out Biden’s Fed chair

This post was originally published on this siteRepublicans are signaling that they will help bail out Jerome Powell if he’s renominated to lead the Federal Reserve, amid opposition and skepticism from progressives.  The burgeoning fight over who will lead the nation’s central bank…

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Democrats face grim political reality in midterms

Democrats face grim political reality in midterms

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are grappling with the increasingly dire political reality facing them in next year’s midterm elections as warning signs pile up for the party ahead of 2022.Once hopeful that they could defy the typical midterm shellacking dealt to the…

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