Biden was Right…. Bernie was Wrong…. I doubt this is gonna go anywhere….. As a stand alone several Democrats won’t vote for it in the Senate…. Biden knew that and said so... Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough ruled Thursday that a plan to boost the minimum … [Read more...] about $15 min wage bill must stand alone in Congress…Forget it…
The NY Times gives the backgrounder on the Biden admin last ditch push for Neeeda Tanden's chance to become President Biden's OMB Director.... The President's Chief of Staff's Ron Klain's name is all over this effort.... (Klain advises that Tanden WILL Get a job in the … [Read more...] about Process Piece from the NY Times on the Tandem Nomination to OMB…
Andrew Yang is coasting right now in the lead to follow Bill DeBlasio who is term limited out o0f the 'Big Apple' leadership.... (Remember Yang is fresh off of running for President...The other contenders are NOT) Letting the word out about not raising taxes will play well … [Read more...] about Andrew Yang the NYC leading Mayor candidate doesn’t want to raise the city’s taxes….
The above was NOT a joke.... President Biden said he'd do this.... He is.... How successful will he be in getting something from these people?.... Unknown... President Joe Biden had high praise for what he called a “very productive” Oval Office meeting with … [Read more...] about Joe Biden sat down with GOP and Dem lawmakers yesterday….
Yup..... Everybody is NOT rowing together among the Grand ole' Party US Senator's.... Senate Republicans are hoping to avoid an intraparty bloodbath that would threaten their chances of taking back the majority in 2022. Tensions within the party have been on full display … [Read more...] about Senate Republicans backbiting?
Props to Joe Biden for hanging in there on this.... Biden's Chief of Staff says she WILL be part of the Biden admin, one way or another.... Washington Post Opinion by Dana Milbank.... Can you believe that Neera Tanden called Hillary Clinton the “anti-Christ” and the … [Read more...] about In Defense of Neera Tanden….
According to the federal Office of Management and Budget the term earmark referred to, "funds provided by the Congress for projects, programs, or grants where the purported congressional direction (whether in statutory text, report language, or other communication) circumvents … [Read more...] about House Democrats bring back Earmarks….
As more people get vaccinated, and mask usage continues? The number of virus cases continues to drop.... Vaccine rollout climbs modestly.... Testing also continues to slow..... Nursing home deaths have dropped even faster than over deaths ... Washington … [Read more...] about Virus infection rates keep dropping ….(2/25/2021)