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Pandemic may give rise to a progressive new era if White House economic team has its way

Pandemic may give rise to a progressive new era if White House economic team has its way

As they chart the country’s tentative economic recovery, White House officials see possibility in the wake of the pandemic — an opportunity to dive full bore into pursuing the most transformative progressive policies in decades. Holed up in offices in the cavernous Eisenhower Executive Office Building, top White House economic officials are combing through reams…MORE

Pennsylvania’s Democratic Senate race raises simmering divisions inside the party

Pennsylvania’s Democratic Senate race raises simmering divisions inside the party

In the beginning stages of Pennsylvania’s high stakes Democratic Senate primary, even the most progressive of candidates are downplaying the label. Republican Sen. Pat Toomey’s decision to retire next year means that for the first time in more than a decade, voters in what has become one of the country’s most hotly contested swing states…MORE

Frustration grows at US military bases overseas over slow pace of vaccine rollout

Frustration grows at US military bases overseas over slow pace of vaccine rollout

Many members of the American military and their family members stationed outside the US are growing increasingly frustrated at the pace of the coronavirus vaccine rollout on overseas bases which is lagging behind the continental US. Military families based in Europe are fully reliant on military health clinics at their bases to receive vaccines. They…MORE

Supreme Court again blocks California Covid restriction on religious activities

Supreme Court again blocks California Covid restriction on religious activities

The Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote on Friday blocked another state Covid-19 restriction on religious services, with another late-night order, over protests from California officials that the limits affecting some Bible study sessions did not impinge on religious rights and were to be lifted within days. The unsigned order for the high court majority…MORE

Nearly 40% of Marines have declined Covid-19 vaccine

Nearly 40% of Marines have declined Covid-19 vaccine

Nearly 40% of US Marines are declining Covid-19 vaccinations, according to data provided to CNN on Friday by the service, the first branch to disclose service-wide numbers on acceptance and declination. As of Thursday, approximately 75,500 Marines have received vaccines, including fully vaccinated and partially vaccinated service men and women. About 48,000 Marines have chosen…MORE