6 takeaways from primaries in California, Mississippi and other states

6 takeaways from primaries in California, Mississippi and other states

This post was originally published on this siteAnalysis of the primary election results in California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota.

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Five things to watch in California and beyond in Tuesday’s primaries

Five things to watch in California and beyond in Tuesday’s primaries

This post was originally published on this siteVoters in the nation’s largest state will head to the polls on Tuesday to cast their ballots in a series of marquee races. In San Francisco, voters will decide whether to boot their top prosecutor out of office, while Los Angeles residents will...

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Should we drop all these mask mandates? Here’s what the CDC director says

Should we drop all these mask mandates? Here’s what the CDC director says

This post was originally published on this site  Students line up to enter Christa McAuliffe School in Jersey City, N.J., on April 29, 2021. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy will end a statewide mask mandate to protect against COVID-19 in schools and child care centers, his office said Monday, Feb...

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New Jersey governor ending school mask mandate: report

New Jersey governor ending school mask mandate: report

This post was originally published on this siteNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) will reportedly lift the mask requirement in state schools for both students and employees in March.The New York Times reported that the mandate in New Jersey schools will end in the second week of March, …

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‘Idiocy’: Murphy lashes out at GOP lawmakers who defied Statehouse vax-or-test rule

‘Idiocy’: Murphy lashes out at GOP lawmakers who defied Statehouse vax-or-test rule

This post was originally published on this siteGov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday lashed out against GOP lawmakers who refused to adhere to the Statehouse’s vaccine-or-test requirement last week, though he stopped short of explaining why the State Police did not enforce the rule. A visibly angry Murphy called the Republicans’...

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Democrats scramble for path forward after election setbacks

Democrats scramble for path forward after election setbacks

This post was originally published on this siteDemocratic lawmakers are scrambling for a path forward after Tuesday’s disappointing election results in Virginia, New Jersey and New York.The enthusiasm of Republican voters and a decisive shift among independents toward the GOP are troubling…

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Top New Jersey Democrat loses re-election to man who spent $153 on campaign

Top New Jersey Democrat loses re-election to man who spent $153 on campaign

This post was originally published on this siteEdward Durr, a furniture company truck driver and political newcomer, defeated longtime state Senate President Steve Sweeney.

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The real role of education this Election Day

The real role of education this Election Day

This post was originally published on this site This week’s election results show education issues foremost in the minds of many voters, and suggest many parents may be seeking a course correction after 18 months of disruptions. (Image credit: Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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