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Democrats eye arcane legislative tool to pass parts of Covid relief bill

Senate Democrats are laying the groundwork now to use a rare procedural tactic known as reconciliation to pass major parts of President Joe Biden’s Covid-19 relief package if Republicans stand in the way, according to multiple Democratic aides. While leadership has yet to give the go ahead publicly and negotiations with Republicans are still getting…MORE

Biden’s Covid plan has to work. The economy depends on it

The fate of the economic recovery is riding on President Joe Biden’s mission to speed up the lackluster rollout of coronavirus vaccines. While the development of vaccines happened faster than many had expected, distribution is lagging behind schedule, in part because of the chaotic presidential transition in the midst of the worst pandemic in a…MORE

Fauci says lack of candor from Trump administration ‘very likely’ cost lives

Fauci says lack of candor from Trump administration ‘very likely’ cost lives

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that the lack of truthfulness from the Trump administration regarding the Covid-19 pandemic “very likely” cost American lives. “Particularly when you’re in the situation of almost being in a crisis with the number of cases and hospitalizations and deaths that we have — when you start talking about things that…MORE

Two tech stalwarts fail to impress Wall Street

Two tech stalwarts fail to impress Wall Street

Tech companies have been an investor favorite during the pandemic. But Wall Street is keeping its distance from two industry stalwarts after their latest earnings reports. Intel beat full-year revenue expectations, hauling in a record $77.9 billion last year and announcing that it would boost its quarterly dividend to reward shareholders. But investors still weren’t…MORE

The Senate is stalled as Schumer and McConnell work out power sharing

The Senate is stalled as Schumer and McConnell work out power sharing

A Senate stalled. That’s how we start the day and end the week. The talks of bipartisanship are quickly getting ensnared by must-move Senate business, not the least of which is getting an agreement on how the Senate will be run over the next two years. It seems simple, but it’s a big deal and…MORE

3 reasons Americans need more federal aid

3 reasons Americans need more federal aid

Congress has approved trillions in relief funds for Americans suffering because of the pandemic recession, but President Joe Biden thinks the country needs even more. Last week, he unveiled a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus plan that he wants to push through Congress, and on Wednesday — his first day in office — he signed executive…MORE

Most common mistakes in online workouts that cause pain or injury

Most common mistakes in online workouts that cause pain or injury

Virtual workouts have become increasingly popular due to Covid-19 restrictions. Online sessions allow you to bring your workout with you wherever you are, a convenience hitting the gym can’t offer. However, without an in-person trainer or fitness instructor by your side, it can be easy to misinterpret the proper form for a new move. In…MORE

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