August 14, 2022

Report: Far-Left Pramila Jayapal Eyes Leadership Position as Democrats Uncertain About Midterms

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), chair of the far-left Congressional Progressive Caucus, is reportedly eyeing a House leadership position while the Democrats’ chances of retaining their wafer-thin majority are growing increasingly small. More than 15 lawmakers and aides confirmed to Politico that Jayapal is floating the idea of a 2022 House leadership position among her colleagues. Some…

Limited Supply and Uncertain Distribution as Vaccine Rolls Out

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. High stakes and big challenges await as the U.S. prepares to roll out vaccines against COVID-19, with front-line health care workers and vulnerable nursing home residents recommended as the top priority. Doses could be on their way very soon. An independent…

Senate passes ‘fast track’ trade deal, but fate uncertain in the House

“I’m committed to working with my colleagues in the House to get this across the finish line,” the bill’s chief Senate sponsor, Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said. (AP) After weeks of wrangling, Senate lawmakers approved legislation that would give President Obama “fast track” powers to negotiate international trade deals. The vote came after lawmakers defeated several […]

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