Second GOP Senator Publicly Opposes Filling Ginsburg’s Supreme Court Seat Before Election thumbnail

Second GOP Senator Publicly Opposes Filling Ginsburg’s Supreme Court Seat Before Election

(WASHINGTON) — A second Republican senator came out in opposition to filling a vacant Supreme Court seat before the Nov. 3 election while Speaker Nancy Pelosi asserted without details that the Democratic-led House has “options” for stalling or preventing President Donald Trump from quickly installing a successor to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Sen.…

Second Stimulus on Hold as Lawmakers Break for Weekend and Debate Ginsburg Replacement thumbnail

Second Stimulus on Hold as Lawmakers Break for Weekend and Debate Ginsburg Replacement

Members of Congress head into the weekend no closer to agreeing on another coronavirus stimulus bill as figures just released show American consumers are curbing their spending, suggesting that the effects of federal support for the economy are already fading.Senate Republicans and the White House had rejected the House Democrats’ $3 trillion bill and although…

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AMD publicizes 2nd round of COVID-19 be taught funding

Remember earlier in the year when AMD announced recipients of HPC systems as part of its HPC Fund for COVID-19 research? AMD has just announced a second round of high-performance technology contributions for the same fight. As we’re still stuck amidst the global pandemic, AMD is now expanding its plans. It will offer high-end computing systems…

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A Second Stimulus Check Is Coming, Can The Black Community Wait?

Stimulus Check: USA government check, payment getty Many people saw the passage of a second stimulus bill as inevitable and now that U.S. Senate’s recess is over, they need to quickly alleviate the financial stress of millions. The original second proposed stimulus check was likely to provide 26 million more people with cash thanks to…

Second $1,200 stimulus checks had bipartisan support. Now they could be a longshot thumbnail

Second $1,200 stimulus checks had bipartisan support. Now they could be a longshot

The U.S. Capitol Building is reflected against an ambulance along the East Front on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 16, 2020.Tom Brenner | ReutersWhile negotiations over the next coronavirus stimulus bill have carried on for months, there has been one certainty: Democrats, Republicans and President Donald Trump have all backed sending out a second…

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Second Federal Judge Slams DeVos For Trying To Divert Coronavirus Relief Funds From Poor Students To Richer Ones

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 08: U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants to divert coronavirus … [+] relief funds from low-income students to better-off ones. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Getty Images In a sharply worded decision, a federal judge slammed Betsy Devos’ “interpretive jiggery-pokery” that tried to divert coronavirus relief funds away from poorer…

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Second ex-United Auto Workers president charged with embezzling union funds

President Donald Trump talks with auto industry leaders, including General Motors CEO Mary Barra (L) and United Auto Workers (UAW) President Dennis Williams (R) at the American Center for Mobility in Ypsilanti Township, Michigan, U.S. March 15, 2017.Jonathan Ernst | ReutersDETROIT — Former United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams was charged with embezzlement and defrauding…

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4 takeaways from the second night of the Republican National Convention

The Republican National convention continued Tuesday night with high-profile speeches from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and first lady Melania Trump, plus the president’s son Eric Trump and daughter Tiffany Trump. Below, some takeaways. 1. Melania Trump’s case for her husband In Tuesday’s keynote speech, the first lady made the case for her husband, rough…

Five takeaways from the second night of the RNC

Live, from the White House Rose Garden! Coming to you from a rooftop in Jerusalem! It’s the Republican National Convention!Neither is your typical presidential campaign backdrop.However, for an incumbent who doesn’t just break customs but rather grinds them to fine powder, it should hardly be surprising this unconventional convention would stray far from tradition and…