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Fauci Says US Could Reach 100,000 Coronavirus Cases a Day

The government’s top infectious disease expert told a Senate panel that bars needed to be closed, and the Fed chairman cautioned that “a full recovery is unlikely” until safety is restored.
Tags: News, Education, Senate, US, Fed, Powell, Fauci, Redfield, United States Politics and Government, Anthony S, Senate Committee on Health, Bars and Nightclubs, Jerome H, Labor and Pensions, Robert R, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

A Spaniel, a Mute Button and Profound Matters of State

American democracy in the coronavirus era has gone digital or at least more distant, however fitfully and incompletely, as all three branches of government struggle to adapt to a new reality.
Tags: News, Education, Senate, Epidemics, Dc, Trump, Telecommuting, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, White House Building (Washington, Supreme Court (US, Senate Committee on Health, Labor and Pensions, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Quarantine (Life and Culture

Top Science and Health Officials Offer Sobering View of Reopening Readiness

Despite progress on a vaccine, there is no guarantee it will be effective, experts said, and testing and contact tracing are still short of the levels needed.
Tags: News, Education, Epidemics, Food And Drug Administration, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Rand, PAUL, Fauci, Redfield, Hahn, United States Politics and Government, Medicine and Health, Anthony S, Shutdowns (Institutional, Senate Committee on Health, Tests (Medical

National Association of Realtors® Testifies in Support of Association Health Plan Proposal

Washington, D.C. – March 20, 2018 ( The National Association of Realtors® offered its support today for expanded association health plans in testimony (link is external) before the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions. At the hearing, about affordable health care options and the Department of Labor’s recently proposed AHP rule, NAR spoke in favor of DOL’s proposal to enable self-employed individuals to participate in associati...
Tags: Health, Real Estate, Washington, Employment, America, Radio, Health Insurance, Ahp, NAR, DOL, Department of Labor, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, U S House Education, McGrew, Mike McGrew

An Advocate for Israel Draws Fire as He Nears Confirmation to Civil Rights Post

Kenneth Marcus’s potential return to the Education Department has drawn criticism from civil rights groups that see his narrow focus on Israel as blinding him to other matters of bias.
Tags: News, Education, Israel, Minorities, Marcus, Boycott, DeVos, Education Department, United States Politics and Government, Colleges and Universities, Elizabeth (1958-, Education Department (US, Jews and Judaism, Civil Rights and Liberties, Senate Committee on Health, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS