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Unemployment benefits will expire in 10 days if Congress doesn't pass a stimulus bill. Here's what else could expire this month.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Photo by Caroline Brehman and Manuel Balce Ceneta via AP Photo Unemployment benefits will expire on March 14 if Congress doesn't pass the stimulus bill before then. Democrats are working quickly to pass it, but Republicans — saying they're worried about its size —want to slow it down. Unemployment benefits, paid sick and family leave, small business aid, and rental aid are set to expire. Visit the Business sec...
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Ted Cruz engages in an online spat over Biden's HHS secretary nominee who sued the Trump administration more than 100 times

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) during a Senate hearing on November 17, 2020. BILL CLARK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Ted Cruz opposes the nomination of Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Health and Human Services. Cruz insists that the role should be filled by a scientist and not an attorney. Kevin M. Kruse called out Cruz for dismissing Becerra's tenure as a former congressman and current attorney general. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, well-known fo...
Tags: Politics, Texas, California, Kentucky, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Ted Cruz, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Cruz, Ben Carson


Gov. Cuomo Stripped NY Gun Rights And Crime Is Soaring

By Larry Keane New York is an anti-gun dystopia. IMG iStock-884181314 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- New York’s Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is feeling the heat for more than just his COVID scandal. He’s also dodging his citizens’ demands for reducing crime while at the same time denying them their Second Amendment rights. Gov. Cuomo’s contempt for gun owners and the firearm industry dates back over two decades to his time as Housing and Urban Development Secretary for former President Bill Clinto...
Tags: New York, Guns, Congress, New York City, Gotham, Bill Clinton, Hud, Bill De Blasio, Andrew Cuomo, Albany, Clinton, Cuomo, IMG, Gov Cuomo, Housing and Urban Development, U S Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


Gov. Cuomo Striped NY Gun Rights And Crime Is Soaring

By Larry Keane New York is an anti-gun dystopia. IMG iStock-884181314 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- New York’s Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is feeling the heat for more than just his COVID scandal. He’s also dodging his citizens’ demands for reducing crime while at the same time denying them their Second Amendment rights. Gov. Cuomo’s contempt for gun owners and the firearm industry dates back over two decades to his time as Housing and Urban Development Secretary for former President Bill Clinto...
Tags: New York, Guns, Congress, New York City, Gotham, Bill Clinton, Hud, Bill De Blasio, Andrew Cuomo, Albany, Clinton, Cuomo, IMG, Gov Cuomo, Housing and Urban Development, U S Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


Nobody is sure where Ted Cruz is, but many are speculating he flew to Cancun after Texas' deadly winter storm

Ted Cruz. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is under fire after unverified images suggest that he left Texas on Wednesday. Claims circulated on Twitter that he had flown to Cancun. Cruz has yet to comment. Insider was not able to immediately verify the images, which prompted outrage all the same. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz came under a barrage of criticism late Wednesday as unverified images circulated on Twitter appearing t...
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Ted Cruz faces backlash after photos reportedly show him flying to Cancun in Texas' deadly winter storm

Ted Cruz. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz is facing criticism after unverified images suggested he left Texas on Wednesday. Claims circulated on Twitter that he had flown to Cancun. Fox News said it confirmed it. Cruz hasn't commented. Insider was not able to immediately verify the images, but they prompted outrage all the same. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas faced a barrage of criticism on Thursday as unverified images appearing...
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Julián Castro expects "good, healthy" turnout of Latino voters in Georgia

The former Housing and Urban Development secretary said he's "confident" Latino voters will be a show of force for Democrats.
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Monoclonal antibody treatments could cut COVID-19 hospitalizations significantly - but doctors aren't using their full supply

Stephen Craib, 42, makes his 15th plasma donation to the NHS Blood and Transplant Convalescent Plasma Program in London. Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images/Getty Images The FDA has authorized two monoclonal antibody treatments for COVID-19. Scientists think the drugs could help reduce hospitalizations. But Moncef Slaoui, the chief advisor of Operation Warp Speed, told CNBC that states are only using 5% to 20% of their available supply. That's likely because doctors have a window of just 10 days...
Tags: UK, Chris Christie, Science, London, News, US, Trends, Washington Dc, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Npr, Donald Trump, Cnbc, Ben Carson, Antibody, Brooklyn New York


Americans’ Trust In The Vaccine Has Fallen. Here’s How The Gov’t Could Frame The Rollout To Restore Trust.

Biden’s cabinet picks so far have been hailed as “a return to diplomacy and process.” but nominating trustworthy people won’t be enough to lead America’s government out of its trust crisis, and may even make it worse. Much as with the focus on which leaders get vaccinated, we must focus instead on the trustworthiness of processes and institutions, rather than the trustworthiness of individuals. My research on trust shows that appointing trustworthy people to lead institutions that are distrusted...
Tags: News, America, Fema, Treasury, Pew, Fda, Epa, Biden, Cafe, Trump, Bowling Green State University, HHS, JAMA, Housing and Urban Development, Department of Health and Human Services, John Light


Biden to nominate Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary

Pete Buttigieg. Reuters President-elect Joe Biden will select Pete Buttigieg to lead the Department of Transportation, according to Reuters. If confirmed, Buttigieg would become the first openly gay Cabinet secretary in US history to be approved by the Senate.  In nominating Buttigieg to the role, Biden aims to put the 38-year-old former South Bend, Indiana, mayor and and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate in charge of a sprawling federal agency with roughly 58,000 employees. Buttigieg...
Tags: Politics, California, Washington Post, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, Indiana, Cnn, Chicago, Afghanistan


Former Cuomo staffer says the New York governor sexually harassed her 'for years'

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid A woman who was once an advisor to Andrew Cuomo said the New York governor sexually harassed her for years. "Yes, @NYGovCuomo sexually harassed me for years," said Lindsey Boylan, who worked for him between 2015 and 2018. Boylan, who is a Democratic candidate for Manhattan Borough President, was an aide to Cuomo, as well as the deputy secretary for economic development, according to her LinkedIn profile. In a series of tweets last week, ...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Congress, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Bill Clinton, Manhattan, Bill De Blasio, Andrew Cuomo, Sexual Harassment, Cuomo, Mario Cuomo, Housing and Urban Development, House Judiciary Committee


Why did Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms turn down a position in Joe Biden's cabinet?

Is it that she wants to keep her political path separate and independent from Biden's or just that the offer wasn't good enough?Bloomberg reports:Bottoms had been rumored to be under consideration to be secretary of Housing and Urban Development or to head the Small Business Administration, a cabinet-level post. A reporter for the New Yorker said Friday she’d been offered the less prestigious role of ambassador to the Bahamas. The transition denied that report on Friday, and Taylor did again Sat...
Tags: Law, Atlanta, Joe Biden, Biden, Taylor, Bahamas, New Yorker, Small Business Administration, Housing and Urban Development, Ann Althouse, Keisha Lance Bottoms


Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she declined a position in Biden's cabinet

In this July 17, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms speaks during a Senate Democrats' Special Committee on the Climate Crisis on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) The office of Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Saturday told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that she declined an offer to serve in the cabinet of President-elect Joe Biden. Her office also refuted rumors she had been offered an ambassadorship.  Bottoms, considered a rising star among Democr...
Tags: Politics, News, Minneapolis, Senate, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ohio, Capitol Hill, Biden, Martin Luther King Jr, Cabinet, Kamala Harris, Small Business Administration, Atlanta Journal Constitution


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is on the shortlist of Joe Biden's picks for role of attorney general

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is one of four candidates being considered for attorney general in President-elect Joe Biden's administration, a source told the Associated Press on Friday. The other three contenders include former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, outgoing Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, and Judge Merrick Garland. Cuomo has previously said he has "no interest in going to Washington" despite having previously served as Secretary o...
Tags: Politics, New York, Supreme Court, Washington, Attorney General, New York City, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Bill Clinton, News UK, Associated Press, Biden, Andrew Cuomo


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is on the shortlist of Joe Biden's picks for the role of attorney general

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is one of four candidates being considered for attorney general in President-elect Joe Biden's administration, a source told the Associated Press on Friday. The other three contenders include former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, outgoing Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, and Judge Merrick Garland. Cuomo has previously said he has "no interest in going to Washington" despite having previously served as Secretary o...
Tags: Politics, New York, Supreme Court, Washington, Attorney General, New York City, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Bill Clinton, News UK, Associated Press, Biden, Andrew Cuomo


White House interns don't get paid. A group of more than 200 former interns is calling on Joe Biden to fix that.

President-elect Joe Biden and his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris. Drew Angerer/Getty Images A group of over 200 White House interns — encompassing five different administrations — is calling upon President-elect Joe Biden to make these positions paid. Historically, White House internships have been unpaid, meaning those who cannot afford to work without pay may not take the prestigious roles. In a statement to Business Insider, Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) said he "hopes the White House ...
Tags: Obama, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Biden, Kamala Harris, Trump, Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro, Tim Ryan, Vera, National Association of Colleges and Employers, Anita Dunn, Chrissy Houlahan, Carlos Mark Vera


Biden expected to nominate Rep. Marcia Fudge as secretary of Housing and Urban Development

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge as secretary of Housing and Urban Development, two people familiar with the transition said, a decision that would add another African American woman to the ranks of his Cabinet.
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Biden expected to nominate Rep. Marcia Fudge as HUD secretary

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge as secretary of Housing and Urban Development, two people familiar with the transition said, a decision that would add another African American woman to the ranks of his Cabinet.
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Biden will nominate Rep. Marcia Fudge as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Fudge has served in the House since 2008. Prior to being elected to Congress, she was mayor of Warrensville Heights, a suburb of Cleveland.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Congress, House, Biden, Usa Today, Cleveland, Warrensville Heights, Housing and Urban Development, Marcia Fudge


Trump Aide Banned From DOJ Building After Pressuring Staff To Hand Over Case Info

WASHINGTON (AP) — The official serving as President Donald Trump’s eyes and ears at the Justice Department has been banned from the building after trying to pressure staffers to give up sensitive information about election fraud and other matters she could relay to the White House, three people familiar with the matter tell The Associated Press. Heidi Stirrup, an ally of top Trump adviser Stephen Miller, was quietly installed at the Justice Department as a White House liaison a few months ago. S...
Tags: News, Justice, Washington, White House, Ap, Fbi, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Ben Carson, Miller, Trump, Housing and Urban Development, Department of Health and Human Services, Barr, Stephen Miller


Protesters gather at Garcetti’s official residence for 7th day, aiming to block Biden cabinet role

Protesters staged a seventh-consecutive day of demonstrations outside Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s official residence on Monday, Nov. 30, in an attempt to persuade President-elect Joe Biden not to appoint the city’s leader to his cabinet. Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles called Garcetti “the worst mayor in the nation,” and criticized him for his handling of the city’s homeless crisis, housing and police use of force. “We refuse to be quiet as President-elect Biden considers him for a cabinet ...
Tags: Health, Politics, News, Education, California, La, Government, Senate, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Community, Homeless, Republican


6th day of protests under way at mayor’s home as group aims to block Garcetti from Biden’s cabinet

A sixth consecutive day of protests is underway outside Mayor Eric Garcetti’s official residence on Sunday, Nov. 29, in an attempt to persuade President-elect Joe Biden not to appoint Garcetti to his cabinet. Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles and Ground Game LA have vowed to conduct a demonstration every day until Biden commits not to appoint Garcetti to the cabinet. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Related Articles Famil...
Tags: Health, News, Protest, Washington, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Long Beach, Community, Homeless, CalTrans, City Council, Biden


Daily protests endure at LA Mayor Garcetti’s home

Black Lives Matter Los Angeles gathered for a protest outside of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s residence at the Getty House to demand that President-Elect, Joe Biden, not pick him for a cabinet position, in Los Angeles, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. The protestors, who demanded that Garcetti specifically not be selected for secretary of Transportation and Housing, were forced out of the area by Los Angeles police officers during the protest, but are expected to return every day until Biden makes ...
Tags: Transportation, News, Protest, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Community, Biden, Lapd, Eric Garcetti, Moore, Housing and Urban Development, Los Angeles Police Department


Ben Carson says he's 'out of the woods' after taking an unproven coronavirus treatment recommended by the MyPillow CEO

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson speaks during a briefing on coronavirus in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, Saturday, March 14, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo/Alex Brandon Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said he is feeling better after a weekslong battle with the coronavirus. Carson said he used an extract from a toxic plant to fight the disease, at the recommendation of MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Lindell does not have a background in m...
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Ben Carson says he was 'desperately ill' from Covid but is now 'out of the woods'

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said Friday he became "desperately ill" from Covid-19, but now believes he is "out of the woods" after receiving an antibody treatment.
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Ben Carson says he took an unproven coronavirus treatment touted by MyPillow's CEO after testing positive for the disease

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson speaks during a roundtable with President Donald Trump on June 15, 2020. Evan Vucci/AP Photo Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson tested positive for COVID-19 last week and took an herbal supplement that remains an unproven coronavirus treatment, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. Carson took oleandrin based on the advice of MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, who has a financial stake in the company that develops the product. ...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Minnesota, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Cnn, Hud, Fda, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Trump, Lindell, Carson, Housing and Urban Development


With Harris’ U.S. Senate seat in the mix, Southern California leaders lobbying governor hard

Elected leaders from Los Angeles to the Inland Empire this week are ramping up their lobbying efforts on Gov. Gavin Newsom, urging him to pick a Latino or an African American person to replace U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as she ascends to the role of vice president. Two weeks after the Nov. 3 election, dueling news conferences among advocates are planned this week, with the prospect of highlighting an intra-party lobbying effort that up until now has been remained behind the scenes. While President ...
Tags: Congress, California, Senate, India, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Long Beach, Jamaica, Kim, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, Oakland, Biden, Illinois


Trump campaign adviser Corey Lewandowski tests positive for COVID-19

President Donald Trump's campaign advisor Corey Lewandowski speaks about a court order obtained to grant more access to vote counting operations at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. Matt Slocum/AP Photo Senior Trump campaign advisor Corey Lewandowski told CNN on Thursday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Lewandowski has been part of Trump's legal effort to overturn election results in several key battleground states. Lewandowski is the latest in Presid...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, The Times, Philadelphia, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Trump, Corey Lewandowski, Lewandowski, Housing and Urban Development, Matt Slocum, Pennsylvania Convention Center


Progressives blame 'divide-and-conquer racism' for Democrats' House losses

Progressive House Democrats are shifting the blame for last week's dismal House showing.As it became clear Democrats wouldn't expand their majority in the House this year, moderate Democrats began blaming their party's left wing, including in a testy post-election caucus call where Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.) profanely decried any mention of "socialism" within the party. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) quickly told the party to stop "pointing fingers," and on Tuesday, a me...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Labor, Senate, Georgia, House, Treasury, Biden, Black Lives Matter, Trump, Calif, Barbara Lee, Housing and Urban Development, Keith Ellison, Progressive House, Democrats House


U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Has Coronavirus

Title: U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Has CoronavirusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/10/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/10/2020 12:00:00 AM
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