On September 4, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an order temporarily halting residential evictions in the United States. The order, made under the Public Health Service … Continue Reading Some Americans don’t want the pandemic to end. They have good reasons.
As 2020 came to an end, many of us were celebrating what we hoped would be the better year ahead. These were the days before a last-ditch effort to overthrow … Continue Reading More Americans died in 2020 than in any other year ever
President Trump signed, late Sunday, an omnibus appropriations bill in which he did not get a single thing he wanted. He demanded changes to the bill – upping stimulus payments … Continue Reading The World’s Greatest Negotiator has obtained nothing
Congress has this fondness for consolidated bills. If Senator Armsmoney (R-US) going to vote for some Democratic priority like expanding school lunches, it’s a lot easier to stomach that vote … Continue Reading No, that’s not in the COVID bill
After months of kicking the ball aimlessly around the field, Congress finally scored a goal late Sunday when it reached a compromise $900 billion COVID-19 relief deal. That same day, … Continue Reading The end-of-the-year COVID relief bill, explained
Faced with rising COVID-19 cases, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted at the end of November to prohibit outdoor dining countywide. The ban goes much further than nearly … Continue Reading Why do Democratic leaders keep ignoring their own COVID-19 rules?
Arthur Allen When he started researching a troublesome childhood infection nearly four decades ago, virologist Dr. Barney Graham, then at Vanderbilt University, had no inkling his federally funded work might … Continue Reading Government-Funded Scientists Laid the Groundwork for Billion-Dollar Vaccines
Katheryn Houghton and Matt Volz October 21, 2020 Just 15 days ahead of the election, Montana Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney laid out his ideas on how he’d handle the COVID-19 … Continue Reading Despite Pandemic Threat, Gubernatorial Hopefuls Avoid COVID Nitty-Gritty
Emmarie Huetteman At least half of voters prefer former Vice President Joe Biden’s approach to health care over President Donald Trump’s, suggesting voter concern about lowering costs and managing the … Continue Reading Majority of Voters Tilt Toward Biden as Health Issues Weigh Heavily
Aneri Pattani September 29, 2020 For a term that’s at least 100 years old, “herd immunity” has gained new life in 2020. It starred in many headlines last month, when … Continue Reading Corralling the Facts on Herd Immunity
The White House scrapped a plan to provide free masks because it couldn’t contradict the president’s message
In April, the United States Postal Service drafted a press release to announce that it would deliver, for free, face masks to every household in the country. It was a … Continue Reading The White House scrapped a plan to provide free masks because it couldn’t contradict the president’s message