Senate Republicans Are Set To Block Debt Limit Increase

22-09-2021

A debt default would be like a government shutdown on steroids. Democrats in the House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday evening that would suspend the federal government’s borrowing limit, which would avoid a potentially catastrophic debt default. But Senate Republicans have insisted they will not vote for a debt limit suspension ― meaning the bill will stall in that chamber with... Read more

The COVID-19 risk for vaccinated people is roughly equal to 'riding in a vehicle,' recent…

07-09-2021

The odds of a vaccinated person getting sick with COVID-19 have changed since the more transmissible Delta variant came to dominate the U.S. pandemic, but probably not as much as you think, David Leonhardt writes in Tuesday's New York Times. In July, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the "terrifying fact" that "vaccinated people with the Delta variant... Read more

The Texas Abortion Ban Is A Dangerous Blueprint For Other Red State Lawmakers

02-09-2021

“This is not a ‘What happens in Texas stays in Texas’ situation,” said NARAL’s Kristin Ford. Texas’ six-week abortion ban is one of the most — if not the most — draconian and unprecedented anti-abortion bills to ever become law. It seemed almost unfathomable that it could be enacted, and yet at midnight Wednesday, Senate Bill 8 went into effect as Texas... Read more

Florida mayor: 'I’d ask the governor to rethink his agenda'

24-08-2021

New confirmed cases of COVID-19 and resulting hospitalizations are skyrocketing in Florida, and the mayor of Fort Lauderdale would like Governor Ron DeSantis to rethink some of the policies contributing to elevated transmission. “If there’s an ultimate political agenda trying to appeal to some sort of outlier group thinking that’s going to advance a person politically, I just think they’re misjudging... Read more

Conservative Radio Host Phil Valentine Dies After COVID-19 Illness

23-08-2021

A conservative radio host and vaccine skeptic, who said he wouldn’t get vaccinated because he had a “low risk” of getting COVID-19 and dying from it, has died after being hospitalized with the virus, his employer said. Phil Valentine’s death at age 61 was announced Saturday by Nashville radio station SuperTalk 99.7 WTN. The Tennessee-based talk radio host was first hospitalized in late July with... Read more

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