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On The Trail: Democrats plan to hammer Trump on Social Security, Medicare...
Democrats are dusting off a well-worn playbook as they prepare to launch their campaign against President Trump, revisiting a debate over entitlement spending that is almost as old as the social programs that make up so much of the nation's budg
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-18 06:48 UTC
Donald Trump Budget Slashes Medicare, Food Stamps, 'Safety Net' By $2 Trillion, But Boosts Military Spending...
The new federal budget proposed by Donald Trump will increase spending on the military while slashing a whopping $2 trillion from social "safety net" programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, and food stamps over the next 10 years. The budget will also
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-18 06:40 UTC
Coronavirus: Santa Clarita man falls ill while returning to CA with wife after being quarantined on cruise ship in Japan...
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A couple from Santa Clarita who was on a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship in Japan were diverted from California to Nebraska after the husband became ill, officials say.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-17 21:44 UTC
Report: Evidence of flagrant bias by Roger Stone juror grows...
The foreperson of the jury that convicted Trump associate Roger Stone already has been revealed to be an anti-Trump activist, a failed Democratic political candidate and as having spent time mocking Stone's arrest before she was on his jury. Now it
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-17 21:09 UTC
"If You Show Up with Cancer and You're 95 We Should Say We Can't Do Anything" Bloomberg Explains How Healthcare will Bankrupt Us Unless We Deny Care to Elderly...
A new video posted on Sunday shows former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg explaining how healthcare will "bankrupt us," unless we deny care to the elderly. Mike Bloomberg: All of these costs keep going up. Nobody wants to pay anymore money. And
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-17 06:03 UTC
California lab says it discovered coronavirus vaccine in 3 hours...
An American biotech company says it created a coronavirus vaccine three hours after getting access to the virus' genetic sequence on Jan. 9, and now scientists are racing to get the vaccine on the market in record time.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-15 08:34 UTC
Japanese man diagnosed with coronavirus after visiting Hawaii...
Hawaii health authorities began a search on Friday for anyone who may have had close contact with a Japanese tourist who fell ill on the island of Oahu and tested positive for a new coronavirus soon after returning to his home country.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-15 05:21 UTC
E-Verify: Making Life Harder for Workers and Small Businesses, With Enthusiastic MAGA Support...
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E-Verify makes life harder on immigrants who want to work, but it doesn't make things better for anyone—-even those who want to see those immigrants leave.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 19:18 UTC
E-Verify would make business indebted to government...
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In a guest column, a Florida business owner says the proposed E-Verify system would be cumbersome, expensive and hurt businesses.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 19:18 UTC
Sanders Takes the Lead, but Bloomberg and Buttigieg Reap Spoils of Biden's Decline...
The post Sanders Takes the Lead, but Bloomberg and Buttigieg Reap Spoils of Biden's Decline appeared first on Morning Consult .
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 18:04 UTC
A contested convention looks even more possible after New Hampshire...
The 2020 New Hampshire primary is in the books, and one of the messiest primaries in recent history seemingly got even messier. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders did win as expected. He remains the national front runner in polling and fundraising. But Sanders g
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 18:02 UTC
Federal workforce too reliant on degrees, says White House...
President Trump's administration is pushing for federal workforce reforms. It wants more flexibility in who it can hire and how it hires. It complains that the HR process takes too long, and the U.S. loses candidates to the private sector.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 04:00 UTC
Andrew Yang Says He Will Endorse A Candidate That Supports A Universal Basic Income...
Venture for America founder Andrew Yang dropped out of the Democratic presidential race yesterday, ending his long-shot campaign that managed to outlast sitting senators and experienced politicians. Although recent reports suggest Michael Bloomberg 's
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 03:55 UTC
The Silent Threat Of The Coronavirus: America's Dependence On Chinese Pharmaceuticals...
As the new coronavirus, called 2019-nCoV, spreads rapidly around the globe, the international community is scrambling to keep up. Scientists rush to develop a vaccine, policymakers debate the most effective containment methods, and health care systems str
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 03:52 UTC
Trump's budget could make it harder to stay on Social Security disability insurance...
Though President Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed to protect Social Security benefits, his budget includes big cuts to parts of the program. One proposal could make it more difficult for individuals to keep receiving disability benefits.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 03:50 UTC
Almost a third of Americans run out of money before payday, survey finds...
People at the lowest income levels experience the most stress (50 percent of people who earn less than $15,000 and 49 percent of people who make between $15,000 and $25,000). However, the third-highest percentage of people who experience financial stress (47 percent) are people who make between
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 03:48 UTC
Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire presidential primary...
Sen. Bernie Sanders was projected to win the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday night, with a majority of the votes counted.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-12 05:03 UTC
Top Bernie Sanders backer urges Mike Bloomberg to drop out of 2020 race after audio leak...
A top surrogate for Bernie Sanders' campaign urged Michael Bloomberg to drop out of the presidential race Tuesday after audio from a 2015 speech surfaced of him defending his controversial stop-and-frisk policy. "What has been exposed is the true
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-12 02:37 UTC
Businessman Andrew Yang ends eclectic presidential bid...
Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur whose unlikely White House bid evolved into a serio...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-12 02:35 UTC
Bennet ends 2020 bid after poor showing in New Hampshire...
Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet ended his long-shot presidential bid Tuesday, failing to break out of a crowded Democratic field dominated by other moderate candidates, including Joe Biden, Pete...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-12 02:34 UTC
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