The number of Americans quitting their jobs remains near record highs even as the economy appears to be inching closer to a deeper slowdown. We’ll also look at a potential slump in private sector hiring and why mortgage applications dipped at the end of last month. But first, here are five of the biggest takeaways…
Month: August 2022
The Man Who Did the Math on America’s Partisan Divisions
Howard Rosenthal, a political scientist who died last week, had keen insights into the rise of Donald Trump, and he helped develop a formula to quantify roll-call votes in Congress and give them a partisan score.
Ron Johnson Has Fake Elector on His Campaign Payroll
“For months, Sen. Ron Johnson has drawn scrutiny for his office’s role in attempting to deliver false packets of electors to former Vice President Mike Pence on Jan. 6,” the […]
Justice filing points to new legal trouble for Trump and lawyers, experts say
The bar is extraordinarily high to charge former presidents, experts say. But Donald Trump’s lawyers could be in legal hot water, based on a Justice Dept. court filing.
Health Care — Updated booster shots get closer
One small town in Iowa is trying to figure out where their time capsule is buried, though they’re apparently pretty certain it’s under a layer of concrete. Today in health care, the Food and Drug Administration cleared updated booster shots, but how many people will be motivated to get them? Welcome to Overnight Health Care, where…
Democratic Strategist Kurt Bardella On MSNBC Grotesquely Claims GOP a ‘Mirror’ of Nazi Germany, Mussolini, Bolsheviks
Using Nazi Germany and Bolsheviks only disrespects those who were affected by one or both and those, like Bardella, look like they fell asleep in history class.
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Virginia Nurse Practitioner Accuses CVS Of Firing Her Over Abortion Stance
Paige Casey said CVS had previously allowed her to opt out of prescribing or providing the drugs and certain contraceptives without incident.
Kevin McCarthy to rebuke Biden for politically charged rhetoric during prebuttal Pennsylvania speech
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy of California is set to deliver a rebuke of President Biden’s inflammatory rhetoric during a campaign stop in Scranton, Pennsylvania, ahead of Biden’s speech.
UN cites possible crimes against humanity in China’s Xinjiang
GENEVA (AP) — China’s discriminatory detention of Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups in the western region of Xinjiang may constitute crimes against humanity, the U.N. human rights office said in a long-awaited report released Wednesday. The report calls for an urgent international response over allegations of torture and other rights violations in Beijing’s…