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55 Things You Need to Know About Kamala Harris

*/ ]]> ]]> Kamala Harris has spent the better part of two decades in public life notching up a long list of things she was the first to achieve: the first Black woman to be elected district attorney in California history, first [...]

‘We don’t need someone distracted with Twitter’: Ilhan Omar fights off tough primary challenge

*/ ]]> Rep. Ilhan Omar is one of the best-known Democrats from the class of 2018, a lightning-rod member of the Squad whose outspoken liberal politics have made her an enemy of Donald Trump. Back home in Minneapolis, however, her [...]

‘We just need a win’: The left unites to take down Eliot Engel

*/ ]]> Desperate for victory after watching the presidential nomination slip through their fingers, progressives have found a new cause to rally around. Across the country, they’re channeling their grief, volunteer muscle and small-dollar [...]

In Every Corner of Bangkok, Spirits Need a Home and Maybe a Strawberry Fanta

BANGKOK — These spirits were not wearing face masks. They appeared well fed, untroubled by the hunger pangs that have afflicted some Thais during the lean times of a pandemic. But despite the spirits being so coddled — or perhaps [...]

‘The last thing we need right now’: States, cities hemorrhage jobs

*/ ]]> Governors and local officials are struggling to meet payrolls amid a pandemic that has dramatically hiked government costs and sapped tax revenues. The U.S. shed 585,000 government jobs in May almost entirely at the state and [...]

We Need Unity, Not Censorship, to Beat COVID-19.

Facebook Twitter Email Print As people search for someone to blame for the pandemic’s nearly one hundred thousand deaths, the hunt for a coronavirus scapegoat is in full swing. But while that emotion is understandable, we should not let our [...]

Mick Mulvaney: We need to get spending under control moving forward

Mick Mulvaney, the former acting White House chief of staff, said Tuesday the country might have overreacted a bit to the coronavirus pandemic and that it’s time to allow people to get back to work safely. “I think we’ve sort of lost [...]

The Unknown Healthcare Law That Made Lockdowns Inevitable: ‘Certificates of Need.’

Facebook Twitter Email Print “Flatten the curve” was a noble goal for 2020, but that curve only existed because of a half-century-old law. “Certificate of need” laws, in nearly three dozen states, serve to protect healthcare cartels [...]

Treasury: Social Security recipients don’t need to file tax return to get coronavirus stimulus check

The Treasury Department announced late Wednesday that it was reversing course and allowing Social Security beneficiaries who typically do not file a tax return to receive $ 1,200 direct payments automatically from the coronavirus aid package. “Social [...]

Trump: I don’t believe you really need that many ventilators

President Donald Trump speaks at his daily coronavirus briefing. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images By MATTHEW CHOI 03/26/2020 10:42 PM EDT Updated: 03/26/2020 11:25 PM EDT */ ]]> Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York says his state needs [...]