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Nurse Ellen Quinones prepares a dose of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine at the Bathgate Post Office vaccination facility in Bronx, N.Y., January 10, 2021. (Kevin Hagen/Pool via Reuters) On the menu today: a dive into a lot of aspects of our ongoing vaccination campaign, including the fact that some locations are only now administering shots
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Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference in Washington, D.C. December 13, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) The Senate confirmed Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary on Monday, making her the first woman in American history to hold the position. Yellen, who won unanimous backing from both Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee,
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President Donald Trump has issued a statement endorsing Sarah Huckabee Sanders for governor of Arkansas. The statement came from his political action committee, Save America. Former Pres Trump endorses @SarahHuckabee in her run for governor of Arkansas in a statement from his political action committee. pic.twitter.com/9zCAEtV9HV — Kelly O’Donnell (@KellyO) January 26, 2021 TRENDING: JUST
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) attends her weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., January 15, 2021. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) transferred the article of impeachment against former President Trump to the Senate on Monday. The transfer ceremony came after the House voted to impeach Trump for “incitement
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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks to reporters at the White House in Washington, D.C., January 25, 2021. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) The new White House press secretary has enjoyed a wave of rave reviews as the media signal their intention to take the next four years off. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, she of
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President Biden speaks in the State Dining Room in Washington, D.C., January 22, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Within hours of his inauguration, President Biden signed an executive order entitled “Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation.” It would more accurately be called “Promoting and Enforcing Transgender Activism.”  Here, Biden is
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Antifa and others inserted themselves into the Capitol protests and framed Trump supporters.  There is now ample evidence to support this. Antifa-BLM leader John Sullivan organized an Antifa protest at the Washington Memorial not far from the US Capitol on January 6th. Advertisement – story continues below This was right before the violence at the
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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE J oe Biden has been around long enough that he knows a president really gets to do only one or two things. Barack Obama got his failed health-care scheme, Ronald Reagan got his tax cuts and eventual victory in the Cold War, Donald Trump got Paul Ryan’s tax cuts and Mitch McConnell’s
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Detail of James Madison portrait by John Vanderlyn, 1816. (The White House Historical Association/Wikimedia) Between elitism and populism is a middle ground that could renew a uniquely American strain of conservatism. As calls grow for Republicans to escape the supposed clutches of corporate villains and become the party of the working class, conservatism is due
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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE W ith Donald Trump out of the White House, pundits are trying to find coherent ways of summarizing what was, to say the least, an unconventional presidency. I had long planned to do an exit survey of the Trump administration’s constitutional record, as I did four years ago in cataloguing President Obama’s
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(Stefan_Alfonso/Getty Images) The consequences of weakening national identity are not benign. The rhetoric of global citizenship, whether used descriptively or prescriptively, is now firmly established as a part of the common language of public affairs and higher education. References to global citizenship are almost never pejorative, and even if they do not have beneficent qualities
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(Moore Media/Getty Images) Tech-immersed partisans are increasingly reluctant to confront the features of political reality that are resistant to their own desires. As the 21st century progresses, the conflict between Left and Right will fade into relative insignificance in comparison with the conflict between man and machine. You don’t have to envision the emergence of
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Hank Aaron in 2013. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters) Gifted and hardworking, Henry Aaron aspired to excellence in his work. That’s all. No sooner did he achieve it than he found himself conscripted into a role he never bargained for. He rose to the challenge, with an unfeigned low-key decorum that was at the heart of his contribution
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President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., January 20, 2021. (Saul Loeb/Pool via Reuters) Words from Joe Biden’s inauguration may mislead us about the nature of the American founding. Today’s headlines in the New York Times and Financial Times screamed with
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