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Janet has had a long career in journalism, covering at various points entertainment, science and technology and politics. She spent 20 years covering Capitol Hill, the federal agencies and the White House.She even spent brief periods working for the federal government.Although she has her personal political beliefs, Janet's of an age to remember when people in Washington were able to work on a bipartisan basis, even when they, too, had strongly held political beliefs.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is pushing back against criticism of her decision to attend the Met Gala this week wearing a white dress with the words "Tax The Rich" emblazoned in red.
Fmr Senator On GOP Opposing Vaccine Mandate: Are We Going to Go Back to the Days of Children Dying … of Chicken Pox?
The virulence with which Republicans -- including a number of Republican state governors around the country -- are opposing the vaccine mandate which President Biden is implementing has at least one former Democratic senator from Missouri frightened for the future of the health of American children.
Vice President Kamala Harris beseeched Americans to regain the unity that they found in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
The new vaccine mandates and enforcement actions President Biden announced Thursday in an address from the White House should help in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, but even more likely is needed, according to a prominent vaccinologist.
The new Texas abortion ban which took effect last week -- after the US Supreme Court took a pass on an emergency appeal of the law -- has reawakened the debate about President Biden and congressional Democrats taking action to reform the high court after Donald Trump and his Republican allies spent four years tilting it to the hard right.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's pledge to pass federal legislation to reverse the new Texas abortion ban might be entirely well-meaning, but it's also a completely empty promise.
A key Democratic senator who has been one of the most stalwart defenders of President Biden's handling of the events in Afghanistan is willing to acknowledge that the one thing that the US government could have done differently is perhaps begin the evacuations of US and Afghan citizens sooner.
‘Classic Race-Baiting’: Texas ER Doc Blasts Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick for Blaming Unvaccinated Black Americans for COVID Surge
Those who have been anti-vaccine are now increasingly looking to point the finger of unvaccination elsewhere, in the face of mounting new cases of the illness and its Delta variant. And they are often pointing towards Black Americans. Now an ER doctor is calling out one such individual, her state's Republican lieutenant governor, Dan Patrick, of Texas.
Chalk this up as President Biden's latest accomplishment in bipartisanship: both Democrats and Republicans are racheting up criticism of the actions he's taking in Afghanistan.
As cases of COVID-19 are once again on the rise, several new questions and issues have begun to emerge about vaccinations -- including the need for a third, booster shot for most Americans.
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