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    A recent surge in cases of the coronavirus in Oklahoma is “more than likely” being driven in part by President Donald Trump’s recent rally there. As AP News reports, Trump held a campaign rally in the state that was met with backlash from those who worried that the large indoor gathering could result in a new outbreak of COVID-19. Now, health officials in the state are saying that the hundreds of new cases popping up in recent days are due,...
    The City of Statesboro announced Tuesday that a combined $28,000 was distributed to 14 city and Bulloch County businesses. The award funds were provided by the “Love Ur City” fundraising campaign which the City of Statesboro sponsored in May to provide relief to businesses and families in Statesboro and Bulloch County that had been financially impacted by the pandemic. From the news release: “We received applications from several great Statesboro businesses and wish we could have helped them all,” said...
    Steve Bannon, who formerly served as Donald Trump’s White House Chief Strategist for the first seven months of his first term, claims that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is attempting to “steal” the president’s 2016 campaign with his new “Buy American” campaign. “Joe Biden is the kind El Cid candidate, but he’s got very smart people around him,” he said Thursday on his War Room podcast, referring to the famous Spanish warlord’s character in the movie El Cid, who was...
    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – President Trump will spotlight the power of incumbency on Saturday night as he holds a rally in the key general election battleground state of New Hampshire. The Trump reelection campaign says that Air Force One – one of the most iconic symbols of the presidency and the power that comes with it – will be the backdrop for the president’s rally in Portsmouth. GOP GOV. OF N.H. TO GREET THE PRESIDENT BUT NOT ATTEND TRUMP RALLY “The backdrop...
    In June, Dungeons & Dragons publisher Wizards of the Coast announced that it would take steps to address racist stereotypes in the world’s most popular role-playing game. But the problems go deeper than simply cleaning up the image of the black-skinned Drow and giving the Vistani — an analog for the Roma people — some dignity. That’s because the concept of race itself, as a game mechanic, is deeply flawed. Wizards says it will implement changes this year to how...
    Donald Trump Jr.’s girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle said her coronavirus diagnosis is a “blessing from God” in  during a Trump campaign video Wednesday. Guilfoyle said on the Trump campaign show “The Right View” that testing positive has helped her to “understand what other people are going through and those who have lost loved ones,” according to the Hill. Guilfoyle, a member of the Trump campaign, tested positive for the coronavirus July 3 ahead of President Donald Trump’s Mount Rushmore Fourth of...
    Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden revealed plans to undo all of the Trump administrations immigration policies if elected in November and vowed to provide a pathway to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants. Approximately 11 million people who are illegally residing in the United States would be given a way to become U.S. citizens, the opposite of President Trumps 2016 campaign promise not to give amnesty to this demographic. People who worked in essential jobs during the coronavirus pandemic...
    Two super PACs run by aides to Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTammy Duckworth is the epitome of the American Dream On The Money: Deficit rises to record .7 trillion amid pandemic: CBO | Democrats sidestep budget deal by seeking 0B in emergency spending | House panel advances spending bill with funding boost to IRS Biden-Sanders unity task force calls for Fed, US Postal Service consumer banking MORE’s (I-Vt.) former presidential campaign launched a pro-Biden ad targeting Hispanic voters in key swing...
    Joe Biden released the Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force Recommendations on “Combating the Climate Crisis and Pursuing Environmental Justice,” but the end product reads more like Sanders than Biden. Numerous instances of the document lifting large portions of Bernie Sanders’ campaign platform were discovered. From page 57 of Biden’s new plan: Non-Police Responses: Federal funding to create a civilian corps of unarmed first responders such as social workers, EMTs, and trained mental health professionals, who can handle non-violent emergencies including order...
    A top health official in Tulsa said Wednesday that President Trumps campaign rally in the city in late June, as well as the protests that accompanied it, more than likely contributed to a spike in coronavirus cases in the area. In the past few days, weve seen almost 500 new cases, and we had several large events just over two weeks ago, so I guess we just connect the dots, Tulsa City-County Health Department Director Dr. Bruce Dart told reporters...
    Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders predicted Wednesday that former Vice President Joe Biden will be the most progressive president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt. “I was glad to work with the vice president informing six separate task forces, which have some of the most knowledgeable people in the country coming together to deal with education and climate change, and healthcare, and the economy, and criminal justice, and immigration reform,” Sanders said during an appearance on MSNBC. Sanders added that his team...
    WASHINGTON - Launching an economic pitch expected to anchor his fall presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Joe Biden is proposing sweeping new uses of the federal governments regulatory and spending power to bolster U.S. manufacturing and technology firms. Biden calls for a $400 billion, four-year increase in government purchasing of U.S.-based goods and services plus $300 billion in new research and development in U.S. technology concerns. Among other policies expected to be announced Thursday, he proposes tightening current Buy American...
    (CNN)Colorful street murals have adorned an intersection in Atlantas West End neighborhood for years. One depicts an ethereal vision of Martin Luther King Jr. floating on his side, the other of former NFL quarterback and civil rights activist Colin Kaepernick plucking arrows from his football jersey. In June, the two mens faces took on a whole new look to respond to the coronavirus epidemic. Face masks made of huge white vinyl sheets now seamlessly cover the mouths and noses on...
    Reuters July 9, 2020 0 Comments A controversial campaign rally held by President Donald Trump in Tulsa, Oklahoma, last month likely contributed to a rise in the number of coronavirus cases there, a top local health official said on Wednesday. Tulsa has confirmed hundreds of new cases of COVID-19 over the past two days, said Dr. Bruce Dart, health director for the city and county. Asked by a reporter if Trump’s campaign event at the Bank of Oklahoma Center...
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Launching an economic pitch expected to anchor his fall presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Joe Biden is proposing sweeping new uses of the federal government’s regulatory and spending power to bolster U.S. manufacturing and technology firms. Biden calls for a $400 billion, four-year increase in government purchasing of U.S.-based goods and services plus $300 billion in new research and development in U.S. technology concerns. Among other policies expected to be announced Thursday, he proposes tightening current “Buy American” laws...
    OCEAN GROVE, New Jersy (WABC) -- A massive tip at a Jersey Shore restaurant captured the attention of our Be Kind campaign.A longtime customer of The Starving Artist in Ocean Grove left a $1,000 gratuity on a $43 tab.He also wrote a note thanking the owner for delicious food and great smiles.The message brought the owner of the place to tears.If you do the math, the tip is more than 2,300% of the bill.----------Dont forget to #BeKind. For more stories...
    By Rami Ayyub RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian leaders hope Democrat Joe Biden will tone down Washingtons pro-Israel policies if he becomes U.S. president, and Palestinian-Americans have been pressing his campaign for a change, sources familiar with the efforts said. So far, their efforts have had little impact, the sources said. U.S. President Donald Trump has recognised Jerusalem as Israels capital, moved the U.S. Embassy to the city and made peace proposals envisaging Israeli sovereignty over parts of the...
    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden delivers remarks after meeting with Pennsylvania families who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act on June 25, 2020 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images Launching an economic pitch expected to anchor his fall presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Joe Biden is proposing sweeping new uses of the federal governments regulatory and spending power to bolster U.S. manufacturing and technology firms. Biden calls for a $400 billion, four-year increase in government purchasing of...
    If 2020 had turned out to be a normal year, Democrats would be preparing to hold their national convention in Milwaukee next week. Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says he will rejoin WHO on his first day in office Tammy Duckworth is the epitome of the American Dream Mexicos president uses US visit to tout ties with Trump MORE would have officially accepted his party’s nomination amid pomp and glitz — doing so more than a month before President...
    By BILL BARROW, Associated Press Launching an economic pitch expected to anchor his fall presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Joe Biden is proposing sweeping new uses of the federal government’s regulatory and spending power to bolster U.S. manufacturing and technology firms. Biden calls for a $400 billion, four-year increase in government purchasing of U.S.-based goods and services plus $300 billion in new research and development in U.S. technology concerns. Among other policies expected to be announced Thursday, he proposes tightening current...
    Former Vice President and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says he will rejoin WHO on his first day in office Tammy Duckworth is the epitome of the American Dream Mexicos president uses US visit to tout ties with Trump MORE on Thursday will unveil a $700 billion spending plan aimed at revitalizing the U.S. manufacturing sector through new federal government procurement programs and investments in domestic research and development. Senior campaign officials briefed on the plan say it aims...
    (CNN)Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden will unveil the first major plank of his economic agenda Thursday, detailing a moderate proposal to use government purchasing to spur manufacturing in sectors such as clean energy, infrastructure and health care. The former vice president is set to deliver a speech outside his childhood hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, as he launches what his campaign is calling its build back better agenda. Other planks his campaign said will be detailed in the coming weeks include...
    Pro-Trump internet personality Omar Navarro emerged from a six-month stint in jail on a stalking charge last month, and immediately registered to run for Congress.  Navarro, a perennial challenger to Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), has registered to run for her seat again in 2022—assuming, perhaps logically, that Waters will once again prevail in her re-election request this November.  But Navarro, who had nearly $50,000 in his campaign bank account as of March 31 even while he served his jail term,...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is looking to increase his hiring and firing powers at city hall. The mayor is holding discussions with labor groups this week to mount a “strong mayor” campaign that could go before voters on the November ballot. He has only weeks before the August 7 deadline and will need city council support to do it. Sacramento’s last mayor, Kevin Johnson, tried four times to gain strong mayor power and failed each time. Sacramento...
              The people behind the movement to build a Major League Soccer (MLS) stadium in Nashville have apparently started a public relations campaign to let the city know they’re moving forward. But a Nashville-based attorney who has fought the stadium said Wednesday that “it’s still a terrible deal for Nashville.” Jim Roberts told The Tennessee Star that this MLS team might not choose to stay in the city. The people behind the website Buildthestadium.com...