How Joe Biden is unintentionally fueling Ron DeSantis’ presidential ambitions

This post was originally published on this siteOn Tuesday, President Joe Biden blasted a bill moving through the Florida Legislature that would ban some conversations about sexuality and gender issues from the classroom, calling it “hateful” and telling those affected that “you are loved and accepted just as you are.”

Youngkin Will Use Emergency Powers To Expedite Bill To End School Mask Mandates

This post was originally published on this site Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin (R.) will use emergency powers to quickly enact legislation that would effectively end mask mandates in public schools. The Virginia State Senate on Wednesday is expected to pass an amended bill that would codify Youngkin’s executive order giving parents the right to decide […]

Should we drop all these mask mandates? Here’s what the CDC director says

This post was originally published on this site  Students line up to enter Christa McAuliffe School in Jersey City, N.J., on April 29, 2021. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy will end a statewide mask mandate to protect against COVID-19 in schools and child care centers, his office said Monday, Feb 7, 2022. | Seth Wenig, […]

Manchin, Murkowski Confident in Proposed Election Reform. Dems Unsure.

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Despite the failure of two separate voting rights bills in the Senate last year, as well as pushback from some Democrats, Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) are confident that their bipartisan election reform proposal to overhaul the Electoral Count Act of 1887 will pass into law. The ECA provided the basis for […]

The RNC’s provocative rebuttal to McConnell and Co.

This post was originally published on this siteAfter Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republicans criticized the RNC for censuring fellow Republicans, the RNC blamed the “D.C. bubble.”

DeSantis backs Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill; Biden denounces it as ‘hateful’

This post was originally published on this siteBiden offered support to LGBTQ youths and condemned a Florida bill that bans discussion of gender identity and sexual orientation in schools.     

Truckers block roads and bridges in Canada in protest over COVID-19 mandates

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The era of big Covid mandates is ending

This post was originally published on this siteFirst Read is your briefing from “Meet the Press” and the NBC Political Unit on the day’s most important political stories and why they matter.

‘McConnell is done’: GOP leader leaves far-right in a frenzy after condemning RNC censure of Cheney and Kinzinger

This post was originally published on this site House Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is facing criticism from far-right Republicans over his condemnation of the Republican National Committee’s (RNC) move to censure Reps. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.). During his press conference on Tuesday, February 8, McConnell weighed in on the RNC’s decision. […]

Maersk expects supply chain grunts to be eased this year

This post was originally published on this site The Danish container giant AP Moller-Maersk AMKBY -1.62% The A / S said it expects supply chain bottlenecks to last until June and closed a $ 1.68 billion deal to boost inland distribution activities. Maersk, which carries 17% of the world’s container shipping, said Wednesday that the […]