The 20 House Republicans who voted against the package to address substance abuse, mental health

This post was originally published on this siteTwenty House Republicans voted against a package on Wednesday that includes provisions aimed at addressing mental health and substance abuse. The legislation, dubbed the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act, cleared the House in a 402-20 vote. Six Republicans and one Democrat did not cast votes. […]

Ukraine Braces for Years-long War

Ukraine War Photo by Yura Khomitskyi on Unsplash

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With Ukraine on the cusp of being accepted into the European Union, President Volodymyr Zelensky warns of more aggressive actions from Russia, even as his nation—and the world—are digging in for a conflict that could last years. “Obviously, we should expect greater hostile activity from Russia. Purposefully–demonstratively,” Zelensky said Sunday. Zelensky’s speech follows another warning […]

Exclusive: Most LGBTQ Americans face discrimination amid wave of anti-LGBTQ bills, study says

This post was originally published on this siteSeven in ten LGBTQ Americans reported personally experiencing discrimination, according to GLAAD’s annual Accelerating Acceptance study, out now.     

SCOTUS Says ‘Yes’ To State Funds For Religious Schools In Maine—With Potential Consequences For Entire Country

This post was originally published on this site This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. For nearly three-quarters of a century, one issue in education has come up before the Supreme Court more than any other: disputes over religion. Carson v. Makin, a case […]

DeSantis won’t seek Trump’s endorsement as he prepares to potentially challenge him in 2024: report

This post was originally published on this site Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis used former President Donald Trump’s endorsement to win his first race for governor in 2018 — but he won’t bother seeking it for his reelection campaign this year. Politico reports that DeSantis has not asked for Trump’s endorsement and will not ask for […]

The US Economy Is Headed for a Hard Landing

This post was originally published on this siteA recession is coming within 12 to 18 months as the Fed focuses on curbing inflation.

President Biden wants a gas tax holiday. Some economists say that’s a bad idea

This post was originally published on this siteInflation is the top issue for voters as fall’s midterm elections near. Biden wants Congress to suspend the gas tax until the end of September in a bid to give consumers some relief.

Takeaways from the elections in Alabama, Georgia and Virginia

This post was originally published on this siteYet more setbacks for Trump in Georgia, plus the significance of Katie Britt’s GOP nomination in Alabama.

Housing market slowdown takes hold as mortgage rates dig in

This post was originally published on this siteTOWN SQUARE | Slowing demand means that some sellers decided to lower their sales price to get an offer or during negotiations, according to Redfin.

Senate negotiators reach a final bipartisan agreement on a gun safety bill

This post was originally published on this siteA bipartisan gun safety bill, poised to pass the Senate, could be the first major gun measure in decades. It’s a narrow bill that President Biden supports, even though he wants it to go further.