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‘Cannot Power The World With Solar Panels And Wind Turbines Alone’: Bipartisan Lawmakers Advocate...

Bipartisan leaders of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee vowed to continue promoting nuclear energy during an industry conference Wednesday.Both Energy Committee Chairman Joe Manchin and Ranking Member John Barrasso reiterated their support for nuclear energy during the American Nuclear Society winter conference in Washington, D.C., arguing that an economy-wide transition to clean energy…

Losing Florida Dem Candidate’s Lawsuit Alleges Universal Income Promise Amounts To Bribing Voters

A Democratic Florida congressional candidate who lost a special election primary by only five votes has issued a lawsuit alleging his opponent’s universal income plan essentially bribed voters, the Associated Press reported.Dale Holness argued that the results of Florida’s 20th District special election primary should be thrown out because his opponent and winner of the…

Bipartisan Group Fights To Keep Military Justice Reform In Defense Bill

November 30, 2021 5:39 PM ET A bipartisan group of lawmakers led by New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing to ensure that an overhaul to how the military handles cases of sexual assault and other major crimes is not omitted from the National Defense Authorization Act.In a letter to the chair and ranking…

Journalists Working Alongside Harvard Academics To ‘Mitigate Media Manipulation’

Top media executives have been attending Zoom calls this fall as part of a program hosted by Harvard academics to “help newsroom leaders fight misinformation and media manipulation” in the news.  The meetings are part of a News Leaders Summit at Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, according to an announcement…

Can We Trust Our Children’s School Hiring Choices?

By: Dani Page, Inside Clermont Sending your kids to school everyday should be as easy as breathing, get them up, feed them, pack their lunches, give them a kiss and send them on their merry way skipping off to school. Errr, wait …..not so much. You see, schools around the country are over looking coaches…

Prosecutors Urge Supreme Court To Review ‘Grievous’ Ruling In Bill Cosby Case

Prosecutors urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to review the ruling that overturned the sexual assault conviction of Bill Cosby, the Associated Press reported.Lawyers for Cosby had argued that the district attorney, Kevin Steele, was obligated by a promise his predecessor had made to the comedian not to prosecute him, the AP reported. The…

Republicans Warn Of ‘Censorship’ From ‘Radical’ New Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal

Republican lawmakers are raising concerns that Twitter’s new Chief Executive Parag Agrawal may threaten conservative political content on the social media platform, pointing to his past remarks regarding online speech. “Based off his previous comments, it seems clear conservatives will continue to be silenced while actual calls for violence from our adversaries like Iran, China…

Labor Board Orders New Union Election At Amazon Warehouse

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ordered a new unionization election at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama, ruling that the company violated federal labor law during the first election.“Today’s decision confirms what we were saying all along – that Amazon’s intimidation and interference prevented workers from having a fair say in whether they wanted a…

Nashville Board Of Education Won’t Update Its Transgender Student Athlete Policy To Align With...

The Metro Nashville Board of Education won’t comply with a Tennessee state law that bans transgender athletes from participating in girls’ sports, the Tennessean reported.Some of the board members met earlier in November to review policies, and they recommended that the entire board vote to shelve the policy determining who can play on which sports…

Psaki Says Biden Was Criticizing ‘Xenophobic’ Tweet From Trump, Not Travel Restrictions

White House press secretary Jen Psaki pushed back on allegations President Joe Biden was being hypocritical in issuing travel restrictions on South Africa and other neighboring nations after criticizing the ones former President Donald Trump placed on China.As a candidate for president, Biden referred to Trump’s “hysterical xenophobia” while on stage in Iowa, the same…
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