The White House steps in to unclog the overwhelmed shipping industry

This post was originally published on this siteGlobal supply chain issues have hampered the economic recovery. The Biden administration is trying to fix some of those issues through deals with the private sector.

US unveils plans for seven major offshore wind farms

This post was originally published on this site The US government on Wednesday unveiled plans to build up to seven major offshore wind farms along the country’s coasts as part of its push to supply wind-generated energy to more than 10 million homes by 2030. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland made the announcement while speaking at […]

Massive migrant caravans are on their way. Democrats must move on migration alternatives.

This post was originally published on this siteMigrant caravans are still coming because of climate crisis and instability. Dems must work with Canada and Mexico on humane migration solutions.     

Democrats fret as longshot candidates pull money, attention

This post was originally published on this siteLongshot challengers to Democrats’ most reviled Republican foes are starting to be seen as threats by some in their own party who fear they are distracting from midterm efforts to protect the majority.Just over a year out from what will be…

Tight Labor Market Keeping Jobless Claims in Check

This post was originally published on this siteEconomists estimate unemployment applications fell to near a pandemic low.

With hospitals crowded from COVID, 1 in 5 American families delays health care

This post was originally published on this site Putting off surgeries or routine treatments for serious illnesses has become common during the pandemic, a new NPR/Harvard poll finds. (Image credit: Kyle Green/AP)

U.S. to open borders to fully vaccinated travelers from Canada and Mexico

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas about tourism coming back to her border district in El Paso once the border reopens to fully vaccinated travelers.

The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Holding Up the Democratic Agenda

This post was originally published on this siteAída Chávez Party leaders are caving to corporate pressure and ceding ground on an already dangerously low budget proposal. The post The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Holding Up the Democratic Agenda appeared first on The Nation.

Josh Shapiro, Running for Pennsylvania Governor, Focuses on Voting Rights

This post was originally published on this siteMr. Shapiro, the state’s attorney general and a Democratic candidate for governor, has been on the forefront of legal efforts to defend the 2020 election.

Democrats confront divisions over health care benefits in Biden’s mega-bill

This post was originally published on this siteAs House leaders trend toward prioritizing Obamacare subsidies and closing the Medicaid coverage gap, Sen. Bernie Sanders says expanded Medicare benefits aren’t up for negotiation.

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