Current News Healthcare

Here are Trump’s cuts to programs responsible for fighting coronavirus – Business Insider

President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that the coronavirus, known as COVID-19 virus, is under control because China is “working very hard” to contain its spread. The president’s comments are at odds with reality. The same day, the CDC announced that it expected the virus to spread enough within the US to cause a “disruption […]

Legislation Wisconsin

Tony Evers vetoes $250 million Republican tax cut legislation | Politics and Elections |

STEVE APPS, STATE JOURNALDemocratic Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a major $250 million Republican-led tax-cut package on Wednesday that would use surplus revenues to reduce the average taxpayer’s income tax bill by $106. Evers, who vetoed the legislation at a Wauwatosa elementary school, said the legislation does not go far enough to boost the state’s investment […]

Current News Legislation Terrorism

House to vote on legislation making lynching a federal crime – CNNPolitics

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced last week that the House on Wednesday will take up HR 35, anti-lynching legislation introduced in the House by Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois called the Emmett Till Antilynching Act. Fourteen-year-old Till was brutally murdered in a racist attack in Mississippi in 1955, becoming a civil rights rallying […]

Free Press Trump Admin

Trump White House goes 300+ days without a press briefing – why that’s unprecedented

Journalists learn to adapt to current conditions, be they storms or tantrums, vagaries of nature or whims of officials. White House correspondents these days should be well past their withdrawal symptoms from the daily delirium of the once-regular White House press briefing. Earlier this year, as 300 days passed without a formal briefing, a bipartisan […]

Ops Watch

4 ways to protect yourself from disinformation

You might have fallen for someone’s attempt to disinform you about current events. But it’s not your fault. Even the most well-intentioned news consumers can find today’s avalanche of political information difficult to navigate. With so much news available, many people consume media in an automatic, unconscious state – similar to knowing you drove home […]

Congress Healthcare Trump Admin

Trump administration’s coronavirus response comes under fire

react-empty: 10 The Trump administration has requested $2.5 billion in funding to fight the coronavirus outbreak, but Democrats and some Republicans say the government’s response has been inadequate. CBSN political contributor Molly Hooper and Politico White House reporter Nancy Cook join CBSN to discuss the details. Source: Trump administration’s coronavirus response comes under fire [Video]

Corruption Washington

How Much Has the Government Spent at Trump’s Properties? It Won’t Say. — ProPublica

“He’s paying our money to himself,” the Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold told “Trump, Inc.” “There must be so much more we haven’t seen.” .article-header Image: President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. The Secret Service has paid up to $650 per night to stay at the hotel. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Stay up to […]


Election Update: What Our Forecast Says About Every Super Tuesday State | FiveThirtyEight

Feb. 26, 2020, at 11:28 AM .post-info   .has-bugs ILLUSTRATION BY FIVETHIRTYEIGHT .single-featured-image South Carolina has yet to vote, but there’s an even bigger prize lurking right around the corner. On March 3 — Super Tuesday — roughly one-third of Democrats nationwide will weigh in on the 2020 presidential race as 15 states and territories […]


M.M. LaFleur, Universal Standard dress women candidates free – Chicago Tribune

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, whose wardrobe and appearance have been very scrutinized, praised M.M. LaFleur’s offer to give free clothing to female candidates. “When I was running for office (even now!), accessing clothing for the job was a challenge both logistically and financially,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Instagram. “As a candidate, a large part of asking people […]