Mitt Romney Got More Republicans To Back Monthly Child Allowance

Mitt Romney Got More Republicans To Back Monthly Child Allowance

WASHINGTON – Since last year, Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) has been the only Republican on Capitol Hill willing to embrace a monthly cash allowance for parents. Now he’s got two conservative colleagues, Sens. Steve Daines (Mont.) And Richard Burr (NC), co-sponsoring his Family Security Act, a bill that would pay parents as much as $ … Read more

Vulnerable House Democrats urge action to prevent ObamaCare premium hike this fall

Vulnerable House Democrats urge action to prevent ObamaCare premium hike this fall

A group of vulnerable House Democrats is warning of spikes in ObamaCare premiums this fall, saying that enhanced financial assistance from last year’s relief bill needs to be extended. Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Ill.) Led the letter from 26 swing-district House Democrats to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (DN.Y.) and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Calling for … Read more

Jeff Bezos Bashes Biden’s Agenda, Saying Manchin ‘Saved’ Dems From Themselves

Jeff Bezos Bashes Biden’s Agenda, Saying Manchin ‘Saved’ Dems From Themselves

Billionaire Jeff Bezos on Sunday tweeted another critique of President Joe Biden’s economic agenda, praising the lone Democratic holdout against the president’s failed Build Back Better spending legislation, Sen. Joe Manchin (DW.Va.). “The administration tried hard to inject even more stimulus into an already over-heated, inflationary economy and only Manchin saved them from themselves,” the … Read more

Bill Gates Wants to Out-Plan the Next Pandemic

Bill Gates Wants to Out-Plan the Next Pandemic

In this, the season of Bill Gates’ atonement, the billionaire is willing to acknowledge that things do not always turn out as they should have, and that — at least in some cases — that’s on him. There was the high-profile divorce from his wife of 27 years, Melinda French Gates (“definitely a sad thing,” … Read more

Ocasio-Cortez: Supreme Court ‘isn’t just coming for abortion’

Ocasio-Cortez: Supreme Court ‘isn’t just coming for abortion’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (DN.Y.) on Monday warned progressives that the Supreme Court “is not just coming for abortion” after a leak of a Supreme Court draft ruling that would overturn Roe v. Wade. “As we’ve warned, SCOTUS is not just coming for abortion – they’re coming for the right to privacy Roe rests on which … Read more

Manchin endorses W. Va. Republican in latest slam of Biden spending

Manchin endorses W. Va.  Republican in latest slam of Biden spending

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin endorsed Republican Rep. David McKinley in West Virginia, defending him from accusations that he supported President Biden’s Build Back Better social spending package that Manchin blocked. Rep. Alex Mooney, who is endorsed by President Donald Trump, has accused McKinley of effectively laying the foundation for Build Back Better when he voted … Read more

Manchin calls for energy boost, Fed action after inflation spike

Manchin calls for energy boost, Fed action after inflation spike

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia called on the Biden administration Tuesday to curb inflation by boosting domestic energy production and for the Federal Reserve to take action after data showed price hikes hit a new four-decade high in March. The centrist senator effectively killed President Biden’s more than $ 2 trillion social and … Read more

Health Care – Biden presses Congress on COVID funding

Health Care – Biden presses Congress on COVID funding

Welcome to Wednesday’s Overnight Health Care, where we’re following the latest moves on policy and news affecting your health. Subscribe here and view the full edition here. Bruce Willis’ family announced today he is “stepping away” from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia, a condition that affects a person’s ability to communicate. Today we’ll look … Read more