COVID–19 Vaccine Accountability Act would remove near-total legal immunity for Pfizer, Moderna…

This post was originally published on this siteCOVID–19 Vaccine Accountability Act would remove near-total legal immunity for Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA10) Should Americans be able to sue the companies which make the COVID-19 vaccine? Context During a public health emergency, the federal government wants to remove any barriers that could prevent or hinder […]

FBI & European police take down computer servers used in major cyberattacks worldwide

This post was originally published on this siteThe FBI and police from multiple European countries and Canada have taken down 15 computer servers that were used in “major international cyberattacks,” law enforcement agencies said this week.

Blinken stresses ‘unshakable’ US commitment to Ukraine in call with Russian counterpart

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of State Antony Blinken spoke to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday in what a State Department spokesperson said was an effort to de-escalate the heightened tensions between Russia and Ukraine.In a statement…

Exxon sets ‘net zero’ emissions goal from operations by 2050

This post was originally published on this siteExxonMobil announced Tuesday a goal of net-zero emissions from operations by 2050, but did not make a similar commitment for consumer emissions, which represent the majority of the oil giant’s output.“We are developing comprehensive road maps to…

Madison mayor pushes for voting rights legislation, calls out Wisconsin Republicans

This post was originally published on this site Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway, criticized the “unreasonable and ridiculous” attacks on American democracy from Republicans in the state Legislature as she called for federal action on voting rights during a virtual event hosted by the Center for American Progress, a nonprofit, progressive policy institute based in Washington, […]

GOP fundraising platform raked in $559 million in 2021

This post was originally published on this siteGOP online fundraising vehicle WinRed raised $559 million last year as the party began gearing up for November’s midterm elections.WinRed’s 2021 haul included $158 million in the fourth quarter alone. The Hill was the first…

Blinken to travel to Ukraine and Germany this week

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Ukraine and Germany this week as the Russian threat toward Ukraine continues to loom.

Top Democrats renew call to end anti-gay blood ban as Red Cross announces first-ever national shortage crisis

This post was originally published on this site Last week the Red Cross issued its first-ever warning of a blood shortage so dire it is calling it a “national crisis.” In response 22 top Democratic Senators signed a letter urging the FDA to once and for all end the ban on men who have sex […]

Democrats ponder Plan B strategy to circumvent voting-rights filibuster

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Democrats are scrambling for a Plan B to pass voting rights legislation after Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) announced last week that they would not vote to change the Senate’s filibuster rule despite the pleading of…

Trump-DeSantis tensions ratchet up

This post was originally published on this siteThe long-simmering tensions between former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) are reaching a boiling point ahead of a potential 2024 primary clash.Trump has griped behind the scenes for months about DeSantis’s rapid political…

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