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[ad_1] People line up outside the Kentucky Career Center to find assistance with their unemployment claims in Frankfort, Ky., June 18, 2020. (Bryan Woolston/Reuters) Don’t cut the unemployment-insurance supplement too far or too fast. From CNBC: Republicans are considering extending the enhanced unemployment insurance benefit at a dramatically reduced level of $400 per month, or
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[ad_1] So far in July, Joe Biden’s ratings on the PolitiFact “Truth-0-Meter” look like this: Mostly True, Mostly True, Mostly True, Mostly False, Mostly True. But Republicans speaking against Biden won’t receive such generosity. For example, Vice President Mike Pence drew a “Mostly False” recently for telling a Philadelphia gathering of police officers and their
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[ad_1] The Congressional Progressive Caucus introduced a measure in both the Senate and the House to cut the U.S. defense budget by 10%. The proposed amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act was bolstered by a flood of op-eds from think tanks advocating a “more restrained U.S. foreign policy”–shorthand for the U.S. abdicating its current
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[ad_1] Lawyers representing Oregon asked a federal judge Wednesday to issue a restraining order against federal agents who had been sent into Portland to quell violent protests. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum accused federal agents of arresting protesters without probable cause in the lawsuit filed Friday, according to The Associated Press. The lawyers representing Oregon
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[ad_1] Four individuals have recently been charged with visa fraud in connection with a scheme to lie about their status as members of the People’s Republic of China’s military forces, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), while in the United States conducting research.  Three of these individuals have been arrested and the Federal Bureau of Investigation
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[ad_1] Rioters have had their way in Portland, Oregon, for two months now, sparking the intervention of federal law enforcement to defend government property. Here are answers to some basic questions about what’s going on there. Why are federal agents in Portland? Rioters and criminals have been attacking federal law enforcement officers and the Mark
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[ad_1] Medical assistant Claudia Clemente performs a test for the coronavirus at Tolleson Fire Department Station 161 in Tolleson, Ariz., June 18, 2020. (Courtney Pedroza/Reuters) The U.S. officially surpassed 4 million recorded COVID-19 cases on Thursday, adding 1 million new cases in just the last 15 days, according to Johns Hopkins University.  The actual number
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[ad_1] 1. Serrin Foster & Damian Geminder: Erasing Margaret Sanger from Planned Parenthood doesn’t change abortion’s eugenic logic While Sanger’s name may be removed from public spaces, her legacy of destruction and dehumanization remains. Millions of children of color and poor children who were priceless are gone forever: nameless, unloved and buried in medical waste.
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[ad_1] President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, Florida, has been canceled out of an abundance of caution. “It’s time to cancel the Jacksonville, Florida, component of the GOP convention,” the president said in a news conference. “We’ll be starting North Carolina for the Monday as has always been planned.”
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[ad_1] President Trump on Thursday cancelled the Jacksonville portion of the RNC Convention in Jacksonville, Florida. Watch: President @realDonaldTrump explains why he’s cancelled the RNC in Jacksonville: “Timing on this is not right… I have to protect the American people…” pic.twitter.com/ovD2RHC4Ly — TV News HQ (@TVNewsHQ) July 23, 2020 Advertisement – story continues below Trump
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[ad_1] Social distancing and shutdown policies related to the coronavirus pandemic have important effects in slowing the spread of the virus. Ensuring that our health system maintains sufficient capacity to respond effectively, those policies might reduce the overall health and economic toll unless a vaccine or effective treatments are subsequently developed. However, those policies also
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[ad_1] This past week, the U.S. State Department ordered China to close its consulate in Houston, giving only several days’ notice. The State Department reportedly made the move in response to ongoing Chinese theft of intellectual property and intrusions into Americans’ privacy. Although many news reports have characterized this as extraordinary, it is worth noting
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[ad_1] A Harley-Davidson Inc. logo at the Paris auto show in Paris, France, October 4, 2018 (Benoit Tessier/Reuters) When national media and Wisconsin’s largest news outlets ignore something so clearly tied to national events, it becomes nearly impossible not to conclude that they are doing so because it does not fit their preordained narrative. To
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[ad_1] A man inspects a handgun at the NRA annual meeting in Indianapolis, Ind., April 28, 2019. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters) At this point, there is simply no excuse for it. With the possible exception of religion, there is no issue in American political life that is as poorly covered as guns. At RealClearPolitics, John Lott reports
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[ad_1] An empty highway in Beirut, Lebanon, as the country is set to extend a countrywide lockdown by two weeks to combat the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, March 26, 2020. (Mohamed Azakir/Reuters) Yesterday will go down as a dark day in Lebanon’s history. That is when Lebanon was entered into the Hanke-Krus World Hyperinflation
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[ad_1] Chicago White Sox center fielder Adam Engel (15) sits in the stands with teammates during the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago, Ill., June 22, 2020. (Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters) I’m grateful, I guess. Though managing life during this crisis has made us so busy that it’s hard to
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[ad_1] Michael Horowitz Obama-appointed Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz on Thursday announced an investigation into ‘use of force allegations’ involving Department of Homeland Security officers who were deployed to Portland to quell weeks of non-stop riots. Horowitz is also investigating actions of federal agents in Lafayette Square in DC last month to quell the
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[ad_1] Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee nomination hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., May 5, 2020. (Gabriella Demczuk/Reuters) Senator Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) introduced a law on Thursday that would prohibit federal funding for schools that incorporate curriculum from the New York Times‘s “1619 Project.” The 1619 Project, named
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