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Chris Christie to GOP: Want to Win? Treat Biden Like Media Treated Trump

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is known for not shying away from a fight, and that’s precisely what he says his fellow Republicans should be doing today if they want to win in 2022 and beyond: Fight. And fight like the media fought President Donald Trump. “[Biden] has lied about the voting bill and

Opinion

Opinion: No, Amazon Didn’t ‘Win’ The Alabama Unionization Election. Workers Did.

At a moment when our democratic system is under constant assault, the last thing America needs is yet another election where the loser refuses to concede. That’s one reason politics-watchers express alarm when American candidates grasp at flimsy, imagined, or absent evidence to claim that a lost election was “rigged” or “stolen.” They should steal a sidelong

Marijuana

Virginia becomes first Southern state to legalize marijuana

Virginia became the first Southern state to legalize marijuana Wednesday, as lawmakers voted to approve Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposed changes to a bill that will allow adults to possess and cultivate small amounts of the drug starting in July. Northam sent the bill back to lawmakers substantially changed from the version that squeaked out of

Opinion

Opinion: The PRO Act Undermines Worker Freedom

Since 1943, 27 states across the country have implemented right-to-work laws. Those laws ban unions from compelling workers to join, amounting to over $400 in membership dues each year. Despite the overwhelming popularity and the economic prosperity right-to-work laws have brought to states, politicians are now seeking to repeal them. President Joe Biden made repealing right-to-work laws a central pillar

Opinion

Labor Day — Three Viewpoints

Opinion: Labor Day Then and Now — Is It Still Relevant? Jill Ebstein | InsideSources.com Ask people what comes to mind with the mention of “Labor Day,” and you will most likely hear two responses: “Back to school” and “Can’t wear white.” This is a far cry from the holiday founders’ intent and might make one

State

Threatened American Airlines layoffs leave Arizona employees anxious

American Airlines’ announcement that it could let go up to 19,000 workers on Oct. 1 has left the airline’s roughly 10,000 employees in Arizona worried, but hopeful the state can avoid the worst of the cuts. The airline has not specified which regions of the country will see the cuts – which American executives said

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