Study: 8 Million More Americans Are in Poverty After Stimulus Talks Collapsed


A Columbia University study found that eight million more Americans are in poverty after coronavirus relief stimulus talks collapsed, a sign that “The COVID-19 crisis has induced both the largest declines and subsequent increases in monthly employment ever witnessed in the U.S., and has made clear the importance of high-frequency data on family well-being to inform policymaking.” read more

Republican Massachusetts Governor Slams Senate’s Attempts to Confirm SCOTUS Nominee While Delaying Virus Relief

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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R) rebuked the Senate’s attempts to confirm a nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court in remarks earlier today. Baker says the Senate should “allow the American people to cast their ballots” first, joining a chorus of voices who say a confirmation should be decided by the winner of November’s general election. read more

Biden Endorsed by Group of Nobel Prize-Winning Economists

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A group of 13 Nobel Prize-winning economists has announced their endorsement of Democrat Joe Biden in November’s general election.

The economists announced their endorsement in a letter released by the Biden campaign. The signatories are the economists George Akerlof, Peter Diamond, Oliver Hart, Eric Maskin, Daniel McFadden, Roger Myerson, William Nordhaus, Edmund Phelps, Paul Romer, Robert Solow, Michael Spence, Joseph Stiglitz, and Richard Thaler.  read more

Trump Attacks Democrats, Claiming They’ll End Economic Shutdowns After Election

Trump Makes Biden Law and order candidate

President Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning to attack Democrats, claiming that economic shutdowns to slow the spread of coronavirus are politically motivated.

The Democrats will open up their states on November 4th, the day after the Election,” he wrote. “These shutdowns are ridiculous, and only being done to hurt the economy prior to the most important election, perhaps, in our history!” read more

Trump Claims U.S. Has Had “Biggest and Fastest Financial Recovery In History” Under His Leadership

Trump's law and order message flops in new poll

President Donald Trump claims the United States has experienced the “Biggest and Fastest Financial Recovery In History” under his leadership.

“Biggest and Fastest Financial Recovery In History. Next year will be the best ever, unless a Sleepy person, who wants to massively raise your taxes, gets in. I’m which case, CRASH!!!” he wrote on Twitter, referring to Joe Biden, his Democratic opponent, who he often refers to as “Sleepy Joe.” read more