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8 Bills Senate Republicans Are Ignoring as They Fight to Fill RBG’s Seat

The list of bills passed by the Democratic-controlled House that are languishing in the Republican-led Senate totaled 395 in February, and has grown longer with the pandemic.

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The Data Confirms It: Mail Delivery Seriously Slowed Down Under DeJoy

After Republican mega-donor Louis DeJoy became postmaster general, on-time delivery rates plummeted by as much as 30 points in some regions, The Guardian found.

The US stock market has stayed high despite punishing economic indicators during the pandemic.
Yes, the Stock Market Is Doing Mostly Well. No, the American Economy Is Not.

Little more than half of Americans actually own stock. That helps make the stock market a less-than-ideal indicator of how the US economy is actually doing.

Dawn Wooten, left, a nurse at Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, speaks at a Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 news conference in Atlanta protesting conditions at the immigration jail. Wooten says authorities denied COVID-19 tests to immigrants, performed questionable hysterectomies and shredded records in a complaint filed to the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy)
DHS Announces Investigation into Claims of ICE Detainees Being Sterilized Without Their Consent

A whistleblower reported earlier this week that immigrant women detained at a Georgia detention center were being forced to undergo unnecessary gynecological procedures without their consent.

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Nearly 30 Million Americans Went Without Health Coverage Last Year. Then the Pandemic Hit.

The continued loss of health coverage under the Trump administration has eroded the gains made since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, which made insurance attainable for 20 million people.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a roundtable discussion with veterans, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Scientific American Is Endorsing a Presidential Candidate for the First Time in 175 Years

“The evidence and the science show that Donald Trump has badly damaged the U.S. and its people—because he rejects evidence and science. That is why we urge you to vote for Joe Biden, who is offering fact-based plans to protect our health, our economy and the environment."

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Kids Brought Coronavirus Home From Day Care, CDC Study Finds

An 8-month-old at one facility transmitted COVID-19 to both parents, and another infected parent required hospitalization, researchers said.