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After Dropping Free Community College Plan, Democrats Explore 2021-10-22 17:41:51Expanded tuition assistance remains an option for the budget bill, but how much it would help students — and economic competitiveness — re

Biden Crafts a Climate Plan B: Tax Credits, 2021-10-22 16:49:41The new strategy could deeply cut greenhouse gases that are heating the planet but it will still face considerable political, logistical and legal hur

Democrats Consider Billionaires Tax 2021-10-22 16:45:01Senator Kyrsten Sinema’s refusal to accept corporate, individual or capital gains tax rate increases has led Democrats to consider proposals onc

U.S. Warns of Efforts by China to Collect 2021-10-22 16:15:47The National Counterintelligence and Security Center said American companies needed to better secure critical technologies as Beijing seeks to dominat

Bye, Maryland? Lawmakers in 3 Counties Float a 2021-10-22 15:42:08The proposal to join West Virginia seems destined to go nowhere. But it has tapped into deep-seated feelings of alienation in western Maryland, a moun

‘American Veteran’ Honors the Many Faces of the 2021-10-22 15:34:44On the heels of America’s longest war, a new PBS documentary series sits down with nearly 50 veterans in hopes of helping to bridge a growing ga

Pfizer Says Its Vaccine Is Highly Effective in 2021-10-22 13:39:57The companies reported that a lower dose of the vaccine had a 90.7 percent efficacy rate in preventing symptomatic Covid-19 in a clinical trial.

Woman Charged in Submarine Secrets Case Will Stay 2021-10-22 10:58:20Prosecutors used text messages to argue that Diana Toebbe and her husband had discussed leaving the country years ago.

Biden Names Neera Tanden as White House Staff 2021-10-22 10:48:00The move comes after her nomination as budget director was pulled earlier this year over her frequent caustic remarks on social media.

Hackers Lay Claim to Trump's Social App Before 2021-10-22 08:24:51Hackers tied to the group Anonymous defaced a private version of the former president’s app, Truth Social, posting images of defecating pigs and

How Trump Is Using a SPAC to Bankroll 2021-10-22 08:24:23A merger with a so-called blank check company is poised to give the former president access to hundreds of millions of dollars.

Democrats' Plan Takes Gender-Neutral Approach to Family Policies 2021-10-22 05:00:21Compared with its peers, the U.S. has little in the way of family policy, but where it exists, it has mostly treated men and women the same. The Democ

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Did Fauci mislead Congress? NIH letter deepens concerns. 2021-10-22 17:59:21A lack of transparency has undermined trust in public health officials who are not only dealing with the current pandemic, but trying to understand ho

California proposes buffer between neighborhoods and oil drilling 2021-10-22 12:44:13On Thursday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a proposal to ban new oil and gas drilling within 3,200 feet of communities, a move that would cre

‘Two different sides of a coin.’ Manchin, Sinema, 2021-10-20 16:49:50If West Virginia represents the Democratic Party of the past, Arizona might represent its future. Can the White House find a compromise that appeals t

Texas legislature passes new voting maps but lawsuit 2021-10-19 12:28:36On Monday, the Texas legislature approved new congressional district maps which will be finalized after Gov. Greg Abbott signs off on them. But civil

Colin Powell: Public life, Volvos, and a poignant 2021-10-18 16:29:00Over two decades, Monitor reporter Peter Grier interviewed Colin Powell about everything from hope to his hobby fixing Volvos. He looks back on the li

Colin Powell remembered as 'a great public servant' 2021-10-18 12:29:29Colin Powell, who died on Monday, had a distinguished career in the military – marked by becoming the first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs o

How will US cities spend $350B in relief 2021-10-18 12:14:18In California, federal relief aid is being used to finance a new recreation center, but the same money cannot be used to fix a bridge a few towns over

Biden won’t shield Trump records. Will he regret 2021-10-15 16:03:00With criminal charges looming against Steve Bannon, executive privilege – and its confidentiality protections – may be getting a rare day

Bannon defies Jan. 6 subpoena, cites Trump executive 2021-10-15 12:00:08As the Jan. 6 congressional committee continues its investigation, Steve Bannon is refusing to hand over documents and appear for a deposition. Mr. Ba

Why Democrats may be facing a generation in 2021-10-14 16:57:52Democrats face serious electoral challenges in 2022 and beyond, which raises the stakes for their agenda. But does that mean they should aim high or t

Debt crisis averted, but at what cost? 2021-10-13 16:33:00After punting on the debt, Democrats in Congress now face a critical stretch, with President Biden’s domestic agenda on the line.

Nonpartisan redistricting? Reform efforts meet reality. 2021-10-12 17:30:06New commissions, some made up of average citizens, are struggling to overcome partisanship as they redraw congressional and state legislative lines.

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Mali accuses France of training the terrorists it 2021-10-20 09:10:37On 8 October 2021 during an interview with Russian news agency RIA-Novosti (photo), Malian Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla Maïga accused France of

The Western economic system is coming to an 2021-10-20 09:10:37Producing is no longer enough to live on in the West, while China has become the "workshop of the world". Only those with capital make money, and lo

Apple intends to rummage through your smartphone ... 2021-10-20 09:10:37Apple is planning to use a new technology (called CSS or Client-side scanning) which would enable it to detect the presence of any given document on a

Iran's allies lose Iraqi legislative elections 2021-10-20 09:10:37The Iraqi legislative elections were boycotted by 59% of the citizens. The population is aware that the system is rigged, that foreign powers are call

The political power of Facebook, by Thierry Meyssan 2021-10-20 09:10:37In the global imagination, Facebook would be a responsible social network that allows everyone to connect confidentially while censoring messages cont

Lebanon's bankruptcy deliberately caused by IMF under Christine 2021-10-20 09:10:37According to the Swiss Le Temps, the Lebanon Central Bank had known since 2016 that the country was headed toward bankrupcy . Sensitive information wa

China-US high-level talks in Switzerland 2021-10-20 09:10:37The South China Morning Post revealed that high-level contacts between Washington and Beijing have taken place in Switzerland [1]. US National Securit

Covid-19: noose is tightening around Doctor Anthony Fauci 2021-10-20 09:10:37In an article published on 23 September 2021, The Intercept features a grant request submitted in 2018 by the EcoHealth Alliance to the Defense Advanc

The "ecological" transition to nuclear power, by Manlio 2021-10-20 09:10:37The human cause of global warming is a highly contested theory in scientific circles, but not by the United Nations, which has a group of experts resp

Washington defines attitude towards China 2021-10-20 09:10:37Washington is attempting to reassess its number one strategic priority. According to President Donald Trump it should no longer focus on the fight aga

US Senate vs Facebook 2021-10-06 18:10:51Frances Haugen, the former Facebook employee who leaked evidence to the Wall Street Journal of the discriminatory practices carried out by the social

Russia/US in race to shoot first film in 2021-10-06 18:10:51The United States and Russia are competing to make a space adventure film. Russia is expected to overtake its rival. NASA and Elon Musk are poised to

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Deal On Biden’s $2T Plan Edges Closer; Harris 2021-10-23 15:19:54“I am confident, frankly ― not only optimistic, but I am confident that we will reach a deal," Vice President Kamala Harris said.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Asks Buffalo To Elect ‘Badass’ 2021-10-23 14:04:50At a rally, the New York congresswoman also framed a Walton victory as important for American democracy.

Why Ron Wyden Is Still Optimistic About Prescription 2021-10-23 11:47:43A deal on prescription drugs may be closer than it seems, although the big question is what would be in it.

One More Voting Rights Filibuster Will Soon Cause 2021-10-23 08:00:07Senate Democrats are calling for a return to original principles as the push to change the filibuster approaches its climax.

Right-Wingers Want You To Believe Environmentalists Did Another 2021-10-23 08:00:07Conservative lawmakers and media are equating a mostly peaceful climate protest to the pro-Trump mob that tried to thwart the 2020 presidential electi

‘New Democrats’ Break With Their Anti-Welfare Past And 2021-10-23 08:00:07Rep. Suzan DelBene of Washington state is the centrist Democrat at the center of everything.

Tyranny Expert Sounds The Alarm On 2024 Election: 2021-10-23 04:58:50Yale history professor Timothy Snyder pointed out the worrying ways the next election could differ from 2020.

Chris Hayes Exposes The 'Cruelty At The Core' 2021-10-23 03:56:01The MSNBC anchor spotted the superpower that "ostentatious jerk" Republicans are desperate to develop.

Rep. Eric Swalwell Shares Chilling Voicemail Sent To 2021-10-23 03:08:33"Tucker attacks me. His fans respond with threats to kill my family. And Tucker knows exactly what he’s doing," said the California Democrat.

GOP Vultures Chillingly Quip About Prop-Gun Death To 2021-10-23 02:22:39“Someone died, you a**hole,” snapped J.D. Vance's Senate rival after the Ohio candidate posted an insensitive joke about the tragedy.

Jake Tapper Says Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Has 2021-10-22 21:46:34"Her behavior suggests somebody that ... is not tethered to reality or basic standards of decent behavior," the CNN host said of her fight with Liz

Trump Lashes Out At Meghan McCain, Calling Her 2021-10-22 19:51:51The former president was responding to McCain's criticism of him as she promotes her new memoir.