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Democratic leaders: Framework reached $3.5T budget bill, but few details offered

By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The White House and congressional Democrats have agreed to a “framework” to pay for their huge, emerging social and environment bill, top Democrats said Thursday, but they offered no details and the significance was unclear. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California announced the development as Biden administration officials and Democratic congressional leaders negotiated behind the ...
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Service workers saying 'I quit' are pushing up wages and shutting down the tradition of tipping your waiter

Matthew Horwood/Getty Images More restaurants are forgoing tips and upping wages to attract workers, according to the New York Times. It's the latest iteration of the labor crunch felt across the economy as workers quit in droves. It's also bringing tipped wages over the federal minimum wage of $7.25, something Democrats failed to pass. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nex time you go out to eat, you may pay a service charge instead of a tip. That's because the...
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I Wanna Dance With Somebody: Ashton Sanders Cast as Bobby Brown in Whitney Houston Biopic

According to Deadline, Moonlight actor Ashton Sanders has officially been cast to star opposite Naomi Ackie in TriStar Pictures’ upcoming Whitney Houston biopic, I Wanna Dance With Somebody. Black Label Media has also signed on to serve as a co-financier with Compelling Pictures and Primary Wave Musical. Sanders is set to portray the role of singer-rapper Bobby Brown, who had been previously married to Houston for 15 years. Following years of turmoil, Houston finally filed for divorce which was ...
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Severe COVID

Recovery From Severe COVID-19 May Provide Better Future Protection Against Some Variants Recovery From Severe COVID-19 May Provide Better Future Protection Against Some Variants Contracting a case of COVID-19 is bad enough. Contracting a case that requires you to be hospitalized is decidedly worse. But according to a new study published in the journal Science, there is one small good hidden in that otherwise unalloyed bad. Recovery from a coronavirus infection severe enough to land you in the h...
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Budget bill reopens moderate vs. progressive divide for Democrats

By WILL WEISSERT | Associated Press WASHINGTON — One side is energized by the prospect of the greatest expansion of government support since the New Deal nearly a century ago. The other is fearful about dramatically expanding Washington’s reach at an enormous cost. They’re all Democrats. Yet each side is taking vastly different approaches to guiding the massive $3.5 trillion spending bill through Congress. The party is again confronting the competing political priorities between its progressive ...
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The Eyes Of Tammy Faye Director Michael Showalter On Making A 'Religious Boogie Nights' [Interview]

"The Eyes of Tammy Faye" arrives in theaters this weekend to tell the story of pioneering televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, played by Andrew Garfield and Jessica Chastain. The couple shared a meteoric rise to fame and fortune, but it all came crumbling down when they became embroiled in romantic and financial scandals that broke the purity and sanctity of their religious brand. We spoke with director Michael Showalter about the film, which tells the dramatic tale with a little bit of sat...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders remains firm on $3.5 trillion price tag despite grumbles from Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, examining wages at large profitable corporations. AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool During an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, Sen. Bernie Sanders defended the $3.5 trillion spending bill. In recent days, Sens. Manchin and Sinema have doubled down on their opposition to the figure. "It's gonna be $3.5 trillion. That's the compromise that'...
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Why Democrats' new plan to tax the wealthy still isn't the wealth tax the public overwhelmingly wants it to be

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. Jose Luis Magana/AP Images House Democrats' plan to tax the rich isn't quite the wealth tax progressives have long championed. The 3% surcharge proposed Monday affects income and investment gains, not net worth. A wealth tax is "the simple way" to level the playing field and pay for infrastructure, Sen. Bernie Sanders said. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Democrats are targeting the wealthy to pay for their massive i...
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Bernie Sanders says Senate Democrats weighing $1,000 voucher for seniors to purchase new Medicare benefits

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) arrives at the Capitol on October 20, 2020. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images Sanders said Senate Democrats are weighing $1,000 vouchers for seniors to buy new Medicare benefits. "I think what we're looking at is here's $1,000 right away, use that to go to a dentist if you cannot afford to go," he told Insider. Experts say it could take years for Medicare to set up a new dental coverage program. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Bernie San...
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Chuck D Responds To Flavor Flav’s Version Of Public Enemy Reunion Stalemate

Last year, before releasing What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down, their guest-heavy return to Def Jam Records, the legendary rap rabble-rousers Public Enemy went through a weird public spat that might have been fake. After Public Enemy were announced to perform a Bernie Sanders rally in Los Angeles, longtime hypeman (and one-time reality TV celebrity) Flavor Flav loudly objected to the gig — which turned out to feature Chuck D’s PE offshoot Public Enemy Radio — on the grounds that he did no...
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As Democrats try to agree a $3.5 trillion spending plan, Sen. Joe Manchin - whose vote is essential - wants to cut the cost by almost 60%

Senator Joe Manchin at the US Capitol on June 8, 2021. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Sen. Joe Manchin said Sunday ge opposes Joe Biden's plans for a $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill. Biden needs support from Manchin, a Democrat, to get his bill passed by the Senate. Manchin said he would back a much smaller package of up to $1.5 trillion. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Joe Manchin on Sunday threatened to blow up plans by President Joe Biden and most Democrats for...
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We’re Not Partisan Hacks! Justice Barrett Insists At McConnell Celebration

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Who, Me? Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett wants you to know that the high court is definitely not another GOP machine. “My goal today is to convince you that this court is not comprised of a bunch of partisan hacks,” she said during a speech at an event on Sunday. The event was a celebration the 30th anniversary of the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville, which is named after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell...
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10 Things in Politics: Inside Ron Klain's hellish summer

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Meet Ron Klain, manager of the White House's summer from hellJustice Amy Coney Barrett says Supreme Court isn't 'a bunch of partisan hacks'Employers are being forced to make salaries public - that's...
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Manchin won't support $3.5T reconciliation package; Sanders calls that 'not acceptable'

The West Virginia Dem urges Senate to slow down its negotiations on key plank of President Joe Biden's agenda. Bernie Sanders pushes back on urgency.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Sanders pushes back at Manchin on $3.5T spending plan

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Democrats can’t afford to slow down progress on a $3.5 trillion budget...
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New Plate Campaign From SAND Feeds Non-Profits

The Nantucket License Plate project was launched largely thanks to a personal grassroots effort to sell the specialty license plates to faculty, families, and friends of the lead sponsor, The Nantucket Lighthouse School, as well as 17 other non-profits that serve Nantucket island youth, according to Nantucket agency SAND’s Creative Director, Grant Sanders who created the license plate print and video campaign that appeared on Facebook and Instagram.   Specialty plate sales as well a...
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VP Harris Campaigning In CA For Gov. Newsom On Wednesday

Vice President Kamala Harris will visit California’s Bay Area next week to campaign for Gov. Gavin Newsom, who faces possible removal from office in a Sept. 14 recall election. Symone Sanders, Harris’ chief spokesperson, tweeted Saturday that the vice president would visit on Wednesday. Sanders later confirmed that the trip is for Newsom’s political benefit. Harris was set to campaign with Newsom in late August on her way back to the U.S. after a week of events and appearances in Singapore and V...
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The Democrats are on the verge of completely and utterly blowing it for vulnerable Americans

President Biden delivers remarks. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images When a new president is elected, the first midterm election is usually a loss for their party. The Democrats can easily avoid this by passing two popular bills. Failure to do so will net Republicans power after the midterms, and Biden's presidency will be moot. Carl Gibson is a freelance journalist and columnist from Kentucky. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. ...
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‘Landmark’ labor bill still wreaking economic havoc in California

SACRAMENTO – Just for old time’s sake and because my cellphone battery was about to die, I hailed an airport taxicab during a business trip last week to the East Coast rather than my usual practice of calling for a ride using Uber or Lyft. It was a reminder of how far those gig-based transportation-network services have taken us in just a few years. I needn’t remind you of the general unpleasantness of taxicabs, with their grimy vehicles and old-fashioned credit-card readers – or how much nicer ...
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'Hell no, Bernie': Manchin reveals talk with Sanders about key bill

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) told his fellow Democrats to "hit the pause button" on the $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill, complicating the passage of the bipartisan bill.
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'Hell no, Bernie': Manchin reveals talk with Sanders about bill

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) told his fellow Democrats to "hit the pause button" on the $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill, complicating the passage of the bipartisan bill.
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Californians deserve the truth about wildfire prevention efforts

Governing a state is hard work, but governors aren’t supposed to mislead citizens, make up sympathetic stories or create rules they neglect to follow. Yet Gov. Gavin Newsom is a repeat offender of all those. His latest offense? Fudging the numbers on the state’s wildfire prevention efforts. Wildfires are burning vast swaths of California – families evacuated, habitat lost, homes, businesses and communities incinerated. Californians, assured repeatedly that wildfire prevention was a top priority ...
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California needs to ensure homelessness spending is proper, timely

If it seems like there’s so much tax money being thrown at the problem of homelessness in California that no one can keep track of it, there’s now an auditor’s report suggesting that this is true. State auditor Elaine Howle recently reported on programs and agencies that are designated “high risk” because of the possibility, likelihood or history of waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement of public resources. Howle identified the state’s management of federal COVID-19 relief funds from the Coronav...
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California Dreamin’: A rude awakening

Oh, California. I’m crying into my coffee, though I live back East now. Seldom have we seen the Golden State suffer. It hurts to watch. The free-spirited poets, gold miners and flower children live in lore, but the state has seen better days. A town named Paradise was lost and burned to the ground in 2018, a grim prelude to the summer’s raging wildfires. The governor recall election on Sept. 14 is the clearest indicator of California’s churn, though the discontent is about more than that. Democr...
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What Sanders and Carlson get wrong about Denmark and Hungary

Ideologues at both political extremes, like Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, on the left and Fox News host Tucker Carlson on the right, have recently pointed to pet foreign countries as exemplars of what America should strive to be. Yet Sanders and Carlson are each misled by a superficial understanding of what these countries are really about. As a proud, self-described socialist, Sanders thinks Denmark is a socialist paradise. But in reality, it’s far more free-market oriented than most people g...
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Beats by Dre Signs Shedeur Sanders as Its First College Athlete and Youngest Endorser

Beats by Dre has signed its first deal with a college athlete, making Shedeur Sanders its youngest-ever spokesperson and continuing to layer in activism with its advertising. The first spot with Sanders---19-year-old quarterback at Jackson State and son of legendary former NFL star Deion Sanders--centers on the player's decision to attend a Historically Black College...
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Bernie Sanders urges Californians to reject ‘bold-faced Republican power grab’ in new Newsom recall ad

By Devan Cole | CNN California Gov. Gavin Newsom has enlisted Sen. Bernie Sanders in his fight to remain in office, with the progressive icon urging voters to reject a “bold-faced Republican power grab” in a new recall ad. The spot released on Monday by Stop the Republican Recall, a countereffort launched by Newsom’s team, features the Vermont independent asking voters to support the Democratic governor in the recall effort and making a thinly veiled attack on conservative talk show radio ho...
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Sen. Sanders touts government’s virtues in Trump country

By Will Weissert and Darron Cummings | Associated Press WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Bernie Sanders has long argued — but not proved — that his big government populism can win over voters in the largely white, rural communities that flocked to Republican Donald Trump in recent elections. Now, as the chief Senate shepherd of a $3.5 trillion budget proposal, Sanders believes he has another chance to test the theory. The Vermont senator is in Trump country this weekend, promoting a budget plan packed w...
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Making a splash in the marketing world

“There are three common blunders that most SaaS marketers make time and again when it comes to clarity and high-converting content,” says Konrad Sanders, founder and CEO of The Creative Copywriter, “1. Not differentiating from competitors. 2. Not humanizing ‘tech talk.’ 3. Not tuning their messaging to prospects’ stage of awareness at the appropriate stage of the funnel.” In an oversaturated market, how can you differentiate yourself? This week in marketing, Sanders took the time to answer that,...
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Bernie Sanders shuts down moderates' complaints that $3.5 trillion social spending plan needs cuts: 'I already negotiated'

Sens. Bernie Sanders and Kyrsten Sinema. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images; AP photo Sen. Bernie Sanders is digging in to preserve the size of his $3.5 trillion budget plan. "I've already negotiated," he told Politico. Sanders initially sought a $6 trillion budget plan, but later struck a deal with moderate Democrats. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont has a fresh message for Democrats: He's digging in.In an interview with Politic...
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