Poll: 68 percent of parents say they have or will vaccinate their kids, a 12-point rise in 2 weeks
Chris McGreal The American Petroleum Institute receives millions from oil companies—and works behinds the scenes to stall or weaken legislation. The post How a Powerful US Lobby Group Helps Big Oil to Block Climate Action appeared first on The Nation.
The vote is the result of weeks of drama among House Republicans, some who see Rep. Liz Cheney's criticism of Donald Trump as a distraction.      
Caitlyn Jenner, the former Kardashian and Olympic gold medalist who is now running for governor of California, sat down with Fox News host Sean Hannity on Wednesday to discuss her bid to unseat Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) in an upcoming recall election. Since announcing her bid two weeks ago, Jenner, a Republican, has not been particularly detailed about her policies or politics. On Hannity, she described herself as fiscally conservative and more socially liberal, endorsed former President Donald Trump's border wall, stumbled over her views on immigration, opposed redirecting police funds, partially stood by her comments that transgender girls should not participate in girls sports, and used her house surviving a forest fire as an example of good forest management. Jenner "displayed signs of a first-time candidate, occasionally stumbling over answers, rambling, or providing only generalities," The Associated Press reports. "But she also made no disastrous blunders that might follow her throughout the campaign." Hannity interviewed Jenner near Malibu, at Jenner's private airplane hangar, a location she alluded to while discussing people leaving the state. Caitlyn Jenner to Hannity: "My friends are leaving California. My hangar, the guy right across, he was packing up his hangar and I said, where are you going? And he says, 'I'm moving to Sedona, Arizona, I can't take it anymore. I can't walk down the streets and see the homeless'" pic.twitter.com/Z1WbBBQXq7 — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) May 6, 2021 Discussing your hangar neighbor fleeing to Arizona on his private jet so he doesn't have to look at homeless people isn't exactly a woman-of-the-people pitch, but Trump showed you can flaunt your wealth and still run a populist campaign. Jenner told Hannity she liked that Trump was a "disruptor" but disagreed with his LGBTQ policies, and hasn't agreed with anything President Biden has done. Biden beat Trump by more than 5 million votes in California. "For a candidate like Caitlyn Jenner to win, it has to be like a layered cake," and "the bottom layer has to be Trump supporters," Bill Whalen, a research fellow at Stanford University's conservative Hoover Institution, tells AP. "Where do you go to get Trump supporters? Simple. Sean Hannity." In any case, Jenner evidently found the private airplane talk politically compelling, because she closed with it, too. lol you can tell that even Hannity is embarrassed by this pic.twitter.com/YigvpnB55d — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) May 6, 2021 At least she didn't bring a live bear.
Rep. Ron Wright died just weeks into office after a COVID diagnosis. His widow, endorsed by Donald Trump, is now in a runoff for his seat.      
What can you do when you’re vaccinated? Dr. Fauci reveals his tips Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House medical adviser for the novel coronavirus, recently told Yahoo! News what he will and won’t do when it comes to navigating the...
President Biden declared gun violence a public health crisis and a blemish on the nation in remarks at the White House Rose Garden on Thursday. (Image credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images)
President Biden says all U.S. adults will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine by April 19, but actually getting a shot may prove challenging at first.      
Weiser used the term "assassination" in reference to fellow GOP lawmakers and called the three highest ranking female Michigan officials "witches."      
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