Friday, 22 October, 2021

Category: Featured News


Restaurant and grocery workers are now earning, on average, over $15 an hour, according to a recent report from The Washington Post. This breaking of the $15 an hour barrier for these sectors, a longtime goal of the Fight for Read more…


Four more Americans left Afghanistan via overland route and were met by State Department officials at the border. CNN’s Alexander Marquardt tweeted:   @StateDept Pool with Blinken was told the Americans were in good condition. The Taliban did not impede Read more…


Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX) said that the conservative majority on the Supreme Court is an activist court and SCOTUS needs to be expanded. Video: Rep. Veronica Escobar called for the Supreme Court to be expanded to stop the activist conservative Read more…


Chris Christie tried to defend the illegal Texas abortion law and had his head handed to him by former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp. Transcript via ABC’s This Week: STEPHANOPOULOS: But can you support a law like that? CHRISTIE: Listen, what I Read more…


A new poll in Texas found that Gov. Greg Abbott’s approval rating has fallen to an all-time low due to his response to COVID. Greg Abbott’s Approval Ratings Hit An All-Time Low According to new data from the Texas Policy Read more…


Dr. Anthony Fauci called COVID disinformation that is being spread by the likes of Tucker Carlson and Joe Rogan, an enemy of public health. Video: Dr. Fauci tells @Acosta that disinformation, like that being spread by Tucker Carlson and Joe Read more…


Republicans are falsely claiming that Rachel Maddow pushed “fake news” on ivermectin and are trying to get her banned from Twitter. Maddow reported on an Oklahoma doctor saying that rural hospitals were filling up with ivermectin overdoses, which is a Read more…


Trump’s Washington, DC hotel was a great source of corruption and cash for his business while he was in office, but now he is selling it. Axios reported: Former President Trump is in advanced talks to sell rights to his Read more…


If Colorado’s proposed non-partisan redistricting map is approved, say goodbye to Rep. Lauren Boebert’s current district. The Denver Post reported:  Still, Democrats see the map as an improvement over the initial map, which had a similar partisan division. This one Read more…


Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), who is the Senate Judiciary Committee’s top Democrat, said a panel will probe the Supreme Court’s practice of deciding weighty cases on an emergency basis. The news comes after the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling, Read more…