Thune, Johnson say decisions on reelection bids expected soon

This post was originally published on this siteRepublican Sens. Ron Johnson (Wis.) and John Thune (S.D.) both say they plan to announce their decisions on whether they will seek reelection soon. “I’ll be making that decision here. I’m talking to the people I need to talk to over the last…

Joe Biden sets 50-year record for economic improvement in first year of presidency: report

This post was originally published on this site The U.S. economy has improved more in President Joe Biden’s first year in office than it has under any president in the last 50 years. Bloomberg’s Matthew A. Winkler made the observation in a column on Monday. “U.S. financial markets are outperforming the world by the biggest […]

Trump met with boos after revealing he received Covid-19 booster

This post was originally published on this siteFormer President Donald Trump was booed by a portion of an audience in Dallas on Sunday when he said he had received a Covid-19 booster shot, according to video of the closed press event that was shared on social media.

DC to reimpose indoor mask mandate after COVID infections rise

This post was originally published on this siteWashington D.C. will reimpose an indoor mask mandate and expand a vaccine mandate for city employees, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced Monday.The mask requirement for indoor public spaces will take effect on Tuesday and remain in place through…

Lawmakers use their breakthrough infections to push COVID-19 vaccines and boosters

This post was originally published on this site Democratic Sens. Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan all reported mild symptoms. All three had been vaccinated and boosted, and encouraged others to do the same. (Image credit: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images)

Democratic Rep. Stephanie Murphy will not seek re-election

This post was originally published on this siteThe Florida lawmaker’s announcement adds to the growing list of Democratic incumbents opting not to run in next year’s midterm elections.

Manchin privately raised concerns that parents would use child tax credit checks on drugs

This post was originally published on this siteThe expanded child tax credits is a key piece of the Build Back Better legislation, which Manchin said Sunday he opposes.

Schumer: Democrats will not give up on Build Back Better in new year

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Monday said Democrats will not give up on the Build Back Better Act in the new year, one day after Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said he will not vote for the massive social spending and climate…

Biogen Cuts Price for Alzheimer’s Drug Aduhelm by Half

This post was originally published on this siteBiogen is slashing the price of its controversial new Alzheimer’s disease treatment Aduhelm in half in a bid to revive a product launch that has stalled in part because of a backlash over the drug’s cost.

Pentagon documents reveal ‘deeply flawed’ US air war: report

This post was originally published on this site Newly obtained Pentagon documents show that the US air wars in the Middle East have been marked by “deeply flawed intelligence” and resulted in thousands of civilian deaths, including many children, the New York Times reported Saturday. It said a trove of confidential documents covering more than […]

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