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Mask guidance divides parents heading into new school year

Parents and policy makers across the nation have been plunged anew into a debate over whether face coverings should be optional or a mandate when schools reopen With U.S. health officials recommending that children mask up in school this fall, parents and policy makers across the nation have been plunged anew into a debate over whether face coverings should be optional or a mandate.

independent.co.uk ,  18h 2
Mask guidance divides parents heading into new school year

Prisoners including 'murderers and rapists' behind bars in 2020 got $1,400 check

PRISONERS are pocketing Covid-19 stimulus cash. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has flushed inmates with $783.5million as part of President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan. 5 5 "Earlier this year, every single Senate Democrat voted to give stimulus checks to violent criminals in prison," Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas said in a statement to Fox News.

thesun.co.uk ,  1d 0
Prisoners including 'murderers and rapists' behind bars in 2020 got $1,400 check

Republican Lindsey Graham and Democrat Henry Cueller demand Biden appoint a NEW border czar to address the surge in infected migrants putting American communities 'at risk'

The bipartisan duo asked Biden to make a 'special executive appointment ' to deal with the border crisis They said border agents were testing positive for COVID-19 at 'alarming rates' Seek someone with bipartisan appeal like former homeland chief Jeh Johnson VP Kamala Harris has been overseeing 'root causes' of migration

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Republican Lindsey Graham and Democrat Henry Cueller demand Biden appoint a NEW border czar to address the surge in infected migrants putting American communities 'at risk'

Meghan McCain leaving The View LATEST – Speculation host may be replaced by Candace Owens or Kellyanne Conway

- How much does Meghan McCain make on The View?- Is Meghan McCain a Democrat or a Republican? - Who is Meghan McCain's husband Ben Domenech?- When is Meghan McCain’s last day on The View? MEGHAN MCCAIN'S REPLACEMENT Despite McCain's departure from The View rapidly approaching, ABC executives have yet to find a replacement for the popular conservative host and are reportedly "taking their time."

thesun.co.uk ,  1d 14
Meghan McCain leaving The View LATEST – Speculation host may be replaced by Candace Owens or Kellyanne Conway

Biden SNAPS at Fox News reporter Peter Doocy after he’s confronted about push to get vaccinated to wear masks

JOE Biden clashed with a reporter who reminded the the president that he once said Americans don’t need to wear a mask if they are fully vaccinated. The heated exchange with Fox News journalist Peter Doocy came just days after experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said vaccinated people will need to wear face coverings in parts of the US due to rising Covid cases.

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Biden SNAPS at Fox News reporter Peter Doocy after he’s confronted about push to get vaccinated to wear masks

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser announces plans to add 170 police officers to the city's force and requests $11M more funding to recruit and train them amid rising violence

Muriel Bowser, the Democrat mayor of Washington DC, announced on Wednesday that she was asking the City Council to increase the police numbers Bowser, who has opposed the campaign to defund the police, is seeking an additional $11 million to pay for 20 new officers this year and 150 in 2022

dailymail.co.uk ,  3d 1
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser announces plans to add 170 police officers to the city's force and requests $11M more funding to recruit and train them amid rising violence

Congressman makes attempt to make climate action relevant: It’s FERCalicious

‘I rise to continue our celebration of our hot FERC summer, Rep Casten told the House Congressman's cringeworthy attempt to make climate action relevant: It's Fergalicious US Rep Sean Casten’s speech to the House of Representatives about the Federal Regulatory Commission tackling the climate crisis appears to have been heavily inspired by the mid aughts group Black Eyed Peas.

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Congressman makes attempt to make climate action relevant: It’s FERCalicious

Florida Democrat suspends concealed-carry permits for 22 people linked to Capitol riot

Nikki Fried says Donald Trump instigated insurrection ‘A hitman sent them’: Capitol police take aim at Trump Leer en Español One of the top challengers to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has suspended the concealed weapons permits of 22 people connected to the US Capitol riot. State Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, the only elected Democrat in Florida’s cabinet, announced the licence suspension for the state’s residents involved in the “insurrection against the United States of America instigated by Donald Trump”.

independent.co.uk ,  3d 9
Florida Democrat suspends concealed-carry permits for 22 people linked to Capitol riot

Covid spreading twice as fast in Republican counties than Democrat ones, report says

Blue counties are seeing 10.2 new cases for every 100,000 residents while red counties are seeing 19.5 per 100,000 The rate of coronavirus infections is about twice as high in Republican counties as in Democrat counties amid a surge in cases due to the Delta variant, a new report has said.

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Covid spreading twice as fast in Republican counties than Democrat ones, report says

Twisted world of Dem donor who plied gay men with meth in deadly ritual

HE was said to have been known as 'Dr Kevorkian' - the euthanasia proponent dubbed Dr Death - among the homeless community in LA. And now for injecting two male victims with fatal meth overdoses at his California apartment. 5 Democrat donor Ed Buck's twisted world can finally be unveiled after his conviction

thesun.co.uk ,  3d 0
Twisted world of Dem donor who plied gay men with meth in deadly ritual

Texas house speaker issues arrest warrant for Democrat in exile in Washington DC

Texas speaker Dade Phelan said Philip Cortez had ‘irrevocably broken my trust and the trust of this chamber’ The speaker of the Texas house of representative has signed a civil arrest warrant for a Democratic lawmaker who fled the state for a second time while trying to halt Republican-led bills aimed at restricting voting.

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Texas house speaker issues arrest warrant for Democrat in exile in Washington DC

Firebrand Tennessee pastor declares he'll BAN churchgoers who wear masks and says he's 'sick' of hearing about 'this Delta variant nonsense'

Pastor Greg Locke told his congregation in a sermon on Sunday not to believe 'this Delta variant nonsense' He said anyone he will ask anyone who starts 'showing up with all these masks' to leave the church, claiming he will not 'play these Democrat games' He also said he would not shut down his Global Vision Baptist Church in Mt.

dailymail.co.uk ,  4d 0
Firebrand Tennessee pastor declares he'll BAN churchgoers who wear masks and says he's 'sick' of hearing about 'this Delta variant nonsense'

AP-NORC poll: Many Republicans uneasy about party's future

Most Republicans say they want former President Donald Trump to have at least some influence over the direction of their party going forward Most Republicans want former President Donald Trump to have at least some influence over their party's direction even as many who side with the GOP say they are uneasy about its future.

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AP-NORC poll: Many Republicans uneasy about party's future

Police to detail violence, injuries at first Jan. 6 hearing

Democrats are launching their investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection Democrats are launching their investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection Tuesday with a focus on the law enforcement officers who were attacked and beaten as the rioters broke into the building — an effort to put a human face on the violence of the day.

independent.co.uk ,  5d 0
Police to detail violence, injuries at first Jan. 6 hearing

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot doubles down on only granting exclusive interviews to reporters of color, saying she is 'unapologetic' because city hall press corps 'looks like its from 1950s'

Lightfoot said that despite backlash to the policy it had sparked a conversation She made her remarks in an interview Monday with the New York Times' Kara Swisher The mayor said she felt it was her responsibility to help push diversity in the newsroom with the policy Swisher disagreed, saying politicians should not be able to choose which reporters cover them

dailymail.co.uk ,  5d 9
Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot doubles down on only granting exclusive interviews to reporters of color, saying she is 'unapologetic' because city hall press corps 'looks like its from 1950s'

U.S. Senate could open infrastructure debate this week

WASHINGTON, July 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate could vote again this week on whether to begin debating a key piece of President Joe Biden's agenda, a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan to rebuild the nation's roads and bridges, if negotiators can finalize the details of the measure.

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U.S. Senate could open infrastructure debate this week

Republican lawmaker says public transit dispute holding up U.S. infrastructure bill

WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) - The lead U.S. Republican negotiator on an infrastructure plan said on Sunday he hoped for a detailed agreement sometime this week despite a dispute over spending on mass transit, but a Democratic source said several other issues were also unresolved. Lawmakers are hoping to hold a procedural vote in the Senate as soon as Monday on whether to start debate on the bipartisan plan, and negotiators are trying to nail down final details.

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Republican lawmaker says public transit dispute holding up U.S. infrastructure bill

Arizona secretary of state tells Trump before election lie rally: get over it

Democrat Katie Hobbs says ‘this is nothing more than being a sore loser’ as ex-president heads to Phoenix for event Arizona’s secretary of state had a message for Donald Trump before he appeared in Phoenix on Saturday: “Take your loss and accept it and move on.”

theguardian.com ,  7d 6
Arizona secretary of state tells Trump before election lie rally: get over it

Biden HECKLED at rally as he boasts of 'whipping Trump' in election

PRESIDENT BIDEN answered a heckler’s interruption with some swagger. "Terry and I share a lot in common - I ran against Donald Trump and so is Terry," Biden said during a Friday appearance stumping for Virginia gubernatorial candidate and fellow Democrat Terry McAuliffe. "And I whipped Donald Trump in Virginia and so will Terry."

thesun.co.uk ,  8d 5
Biden HECKLED at rally as he boasts of 'whipping Trump' in election