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Housing

CDC issues new eviction ban for most of US through Oct. 3

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new eviction moratorium that would last until October 3, as the Biden administration sought to quell intensifying criticism from progressives that it was allowing vulnerable renters to lose their homes during a pandemic. The ban announced Tuesday could help keep millions in their homes as the

Infrastructure

In hunt for infrastructure deal, every Dem has leverage

Photo: House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth of Kentucky In a crucial moment for Democrats, party leaders are hunting for a sweet spot that would satisfy their rival moderate and progressive wings on legislation to finance President Joe Biden’s multitrillion-dollar agenda of bolstering the economy and helping families. With virtually no votes to spare and

Opinion

Opinion: Kamala Harris Has Reputation for Asking, but Not Taking, Questions

Kamala Harris shone in the Senate when she was asking questions in hearings. That is where the idea that she might have presidential possibilities flourished. Democrats, observing her surefootedness, were led to think, “Here is the next Barack Obama.” But the shine is off Harris and the tarnish is setting in. When Harris ran for

Buz Blog

Opinion: The Brainwashed Herd

While conversing and corresponding with friends who are Democrats or lean more to the left, I’ve come to the conclusion that they have been brainwashed and will not accept opposing points of view. They will not even listen or watch conservative news channels on the radio or TV. When you mention Fox News or News

National

Minimum wage hike all but dead in big COVID relief bill

Democrats’ hopes of including a minimum wage increase in their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill seemed all but dead Monday as the Senate prepared to debate its own version of the House-passed aid package. Four days after the chamber’s parliamentarian said Senate rules forbid inclusion of a straight-out minimum wage increase in the relief measure,

COVID-19

House nears relief bill passage; Dems mull wage hike rescue

Democrats edged a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package to the brink of House passage late Friday, even as party leaders sought to assure agitated progressives that they’d revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage. A virtual party-line House vote was expected on the sweeping measure, which embodies President Joe Biden’s plan to flush

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