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In New Hampshire, Republicans Weigh Another Hard-Right Candidate (Trip Gabriel/New York Times)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 16:30

Trip Gabriel / New York Times:
In New Hampshire, Republicans Weigh Another Hard-Right Candidate  —  Don Bolduc, a retired Army general, has played to the Republican base and is leading in polls to take on Senator Maggie Hassan, who is viewed as vulnerable in November.  —  MANCHESTER, N.H. — He has said the state's popular …

Fall Vaccination Campaign Will Bring New Shots, Worse Access (Benjamin Mueller/New York Times)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 16:30

Benjamin Mueller / New York Times:
Fall Vaccination Campaign Will Bring New Shots, Worse Access  —  Updated Covid vaccines, expected soon after Labor Day, were designed to thwart Omicron variants.  But money to distribute them has dried up.  —  Long past the point when pollsters said there were no more Americans willing …

1 big thing: Vaccines' new fall season (Mike Allen/Axios)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 16:01

Mike Allen / Axios:
1 big thing: Vaccines' new fall season … - Why it matters: Although COVID and its risks have become a routine part of life for most Americans, the virus is still killing around 400 Americans a day. … The shots are expected to become available soon after — likely the week of Sept. 5 …

Here's A Look At Some Of The Activists Who Protest Outside The Supreme Court Justices' Homes (Mary Margaret Olohan/The Daily Wire)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 15:55

Mary Margaret Olohan / The Daily Wire:
Here's A Look At Some Of The Activists Who Protest Outside The Supreme Court Justices' Homes  —  WASHINGTON — Activists who have protested outside the homes of the Supreme Court justices have ties to communist groups, Black Lives Matter, and other incendiary protest organizations.

Fox News Fired Me After I Said Biden Won. That Wasn't the Worst of It. (Chris Stirewalt/Politico)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 15:40

Chris Stirewalt / Politico:
Fox News Fired Me After I Said Biden Won.  That Wasn't the Worst of It.  —  My first meeting in Roger Ailes' boardroom of doom was on Election Day 2010.  —  At the time, I was the network's new political editor.  Republicans were poised to deliver a serious walloping to President Barack Obama …

Sanders answers debt relief criticism: 'The solution is not to deny help' (Olivia Olander/Politico)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 15:05

Olivia Olander / Politico:
Sanders answers debt relief criticism: ‘The solution is not to deny help’  —  Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday lamented conservative criticism of President Joe Biden's plan for student debt forgiveness.  —  “I know it is shocking, George, to some Republicans that the government actually …

Judge Signals Intent to Appoint Special Master in Mar-a-Lago Search (New York Times)

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 15:05

New York Times:
Judge Signals Intent to Appoint Special Master in Mar-a-Lago Search  —  The judge, an appointee of President Donald J. Trump, indicated she was prepared to grant Mr. Trump's request for an arbiter, or special master, to review the documents seized by the F.B.I.

U.S. House panel slams Trump's COVID response; report mentions early role from Mehmet Oz (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 00:30

The Philadelphia Inquirer:
U.S. House panel slams Trump's COVID response; report mentions early role from Mehmet Oz  —  Mehmet Oz's advocacy for the drug hydroxychloroquine in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic is cited in a new congressional report that accuses former President Donald Trump's administration …

Michigan Chipotle outlet the chain's first to unionize (Lauren Kaori Gurley/Washington Post)

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 00:25

Lauren Kaori Gurley / Washington Post:
Michigan Chipotle outlet the chain's first to unionize  —  The 11-3 vote to organize is a landmark victory for labor unions at fast food restaurants.  —  Workers at a Chipotle Mexican Grill in Lansing, Mich., voted to unionize on Thursday, establishing the first union at the fast food chain nationwide.

Mark Zuckerberg tells Joe Rogan FBI warned Facebook of 'Russian propaganda' before Hunter Biden laptop story (Joseph Wulfsohn/Fox News)

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 00:25

Joseph Wulfsohn / Fox News:
Mark Zuckerberg tells Joe Rogan FBI warned Facebook of ‘Russian propaganda’ before Hunter Biden laptop story  —  Mark Zuckerberg defended Facebook's actions in limiting the reach of the Hunter Biden laptop story  —  Hunter Biden laptop repairman calls out FBI's double standard after Trump raid

Democrats in tough races distance themselves from Biden's student loans decision (NBC News)

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 00:20

NBC News:
Democrats in tough races distance themselves from Biden's student loans decision  —  CLEVELAND — When President Joe Biden announced student loan debt relief this week, his allies celebrated.  —  But a string of Democrats in tight races across the country want little to do with it.

Through President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, 24 States Set to Begin Plugging Over 10,000 Orphaned Wells (U.S. Department of the Interior)

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 00:20

U.S. Department of the Interior:
Through President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, 24 States Set to Begin Plugging Over 10,000 Orphaned Wells  —  WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior today announced it has awarded an initial $560 million from President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to 24 states to begin work to plug …

Mississippians May See Student Loan Debt Drop $10,000-$20,000 Under Biden Order (Ashton Pittman/Mississippi Free Press)

Thu, 08/25/2022 - 23:55

Ashton Pittman / Mississippi Free Press:
Mississippians May See Student Loan Debt Drop $10,000-$20,000 Under Biden Order  —  Hundreds of thousands of Mississippians who received federal student loans could have their debt eliminated or significantly reduced under an executive order President Joe Biden announced Wednesday.

Billboards in San Francisco and Los Angeles warn against moving to Texas by invoking mass shooting (Olivia Land/New York Post)

Thu, 08/25/2022 - 23:50

Olivia Land / New York Post:
Billboards in San Francisco and Los Angeles warn against moving to Texas by invoking mass shooting  —  Mysterious new billboards are warning California residents not to move to Texas, as record numbers of residents flee the soft-on-crime Golden State for better quality of life in red states.

Castro shops won't pay taxes unless San Francisco addresses crime and homelessness (Jana Katsuyama/KTVU-TV)

Thu, 08/25/2022 - 23:35

Jana Katsuyama / KTVU-TV:
Castro shops won't pay taxes unless San Francisco addresses crime and homelessness  —  Castro merchants say they won't pay taxes unless SF addresses crime and homelessness  —  Castro merchants say they won't pay taxes unless SF addresses crime and homelessness.

Biden hits the campaign trail to tout a string of political wins (Alexandra Hutzler/ABC News)

Thu, 08/25/2022 - 23:25

Alexandra Hutzler / ABC News:
Biden hits the campaign trail to tout a string of political wins  —  The president will speak at a Democratic National Committee rally in Maryland.  —  President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt forgiveness in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Aug. 24, 2022.

The lockdown files: Rishi Sunak on what we weren't told (Fraser Nelson/Spectator)

Thu, 08/25/2022 - 23:01

Fraser Nelson / Spectator:
The lockdown files: Rishi Sunak on what we weren't told  —  When Britain was being locked down, the country was assured that all risks had been properly and robustly considered.  Yes, schools would close and education would suffer.  Normal healthcare would take a hit and people would die as a result.

Kentucky's lone transgender athlete can't play on the team she helped start (Moriah Balingit/Washington Post)

Thu, 08/25/2022 - 22:35

Moriah Balingit / Washington Post:
Kentucky's lone transgender athlete can't play on the team she helped start  —  LOUISVILLE — When 13-year-old Fischer Wells signed up for field hockey last fall, she had never played the sport.  Her parents were confounded.  Fischer had run cross-country before and once tried out unsuccessfully …

Person detained after jumping fence of Chicago FBI office and throwing rocks (Josh Campbell/CNN)

Thu, 08/25/2022 - 22:15

Josh Campbell / CNN:
Person detained after jumping fence of Chicago FBI office and throwing rocks  —  A person accused of jumping the fence and throwing rocks at the FBI field office in Chicago has been taken to a hospital for evaluation, a spokesperson for the Homeland Security agency that protects federal buildings told CNN Thursday.

DC Mayor Says No Virtual Learning, Giving Unvaccinated Black Teens Zero Alternative Options (Douglas Blair/The Daily Signal)

Thu, 08/25/2022 - 21:55

Douglas Blair / The Daily Signal:
DC Mayor Says No Virtual Learning, Giving Unvaccinated Black Teens Zero Alternative Options  —  The District of Columbia does not appear to have a contingency plan for unvaccinated students, who are banned from attending schools in person this fall after the first 20 days …

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