What’s your party? In local elections the question is starting to matter – Orange County Register

What’s your party? In local elections the question is starting to matter – Orange County Register

In theory, elections for dozens of city, county and regional posts are legally nonpartisan in Orange County, with ballots that don’t include party labels next to candidates’ names. The reasoning is —... Read more »
Democrats Reject Criticism Of Child Tax Credit Accessibility For The Poorest Americans

Democrats Reject Criticism Of Child Tax Credit Accessibility For The Poorest Americans

Administrative issues could threaten Democrats’ goal of using a $300 monthly benefit for parents to cut child poverty in half. But Democrats don’t want to talk about them.  Parents nationwide began receiving money on... Read more »
White House prepares to fight back in the Covid vaccine disinformation war

White House prepares to fight back in the Covid vaccine disinformation war

Officials are wary of taking steps that could alienate Republicans further and generate more skepticism of vaccines that health experts uniformly say is safe. And Biden has acknowledged openly that neither he... Read more »
Biden wants a drug pricing plan. Who’s going to write it? 

Biden wants a drug pricing plan. Who’s going to write it? 

You’re reading the web edition of D.C. Diagnosis, STAT’s weekly newsletter about the politics and policy of health and medicine. Sign up here to receive it in your inbox. It’s official: Medicare must now... Read more »
Pro-EU party in Moldova wins clear majority in election

Pro-EU party in Moldova wins clear majority in election

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — A pro-reform party seeking closer ties for Moldova with the European Union has won a clear majority in the parliamentary election, electoral commission results show Monday. Sunday’s election... Read more »
The Latest Pro-Trump Twitter Clone Leaks User Data on Day 1

The Latest Pro-Trump Twitter Clone Leaks User Data on Day 1

The security woes of pro-Trump social media sites have been a theme of 2021: First, an absurdly basic bug in Parler allowed all of its posts to be scraped in the hours... Read more »
July 4 Didn't Have To Be Like This

July 4 Didn’t Have To Be Like This

It’s July 4, and it looks like the U.S. has narrowly missed President Joe Biden’s goal of making sure 70% of adults have at least one dose of vaccine by now. But the main... Read more »
Biden, Putin to Meet for First Time in Geneva | Voice of America

Biden, Putin to Meet for First Time in Geneva | Voice of America

U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for the first time in Geneva Wednesday amid deteriorating relations between the world powers. The meeting takes place in the final hours... Read more »
Donald Trump’s plans for investigation into Covid-19 leak from China lab

Donald Trump’s plans for investigation into Covid-19 leak from China lab

Donald Trump wanted to hold a special presidential investigation into a Chinese laboratory in Wuhan, which has been accused of leaking Covid-19. He also planned to drag his top health advisor Dr... Read more »

Push to review 2020 votes across US an effort to ‘handcuff’ democracy | US elections 2020

Sign up for the Guardian’s Fight to Vote newsletter Conservative activists across America are pushing efforts to review the 2020 vote more than six months after the election, a move experts say... Read more »