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Partisan Media Consumption Tied to Election Legitimacy Perception
Partisan Media Consumption Tied to Election Legitimacy Perception
2021-12-06 21:47:09
by Reece Nations

SAN ANTONIO — Researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder found viewers’ consumption of Fox News was connected to lowered perceptions of election legitimacy while consumption of other outlets led to higher perceptions of election legitimacy. The study, published... Read More

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Bob Dole, Senate GOP Leader in By-Gone Era, Dies
Bob Dole, Senate GOP Leader in By-Gone Era, Dies

WASHINGTON - Former Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., who went from majority leader to his party’s presidential candidate in 1996, died Sunday morning at age 98. According to a statement released  through the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, the former senator died peacefully... Read More

Dobbs Now Supreme Court’s Most Anticipated Decision In Years

WASHINGTON — It wasn’t even the top headline in The New York Times the day after the decision was announced.... Read More

2021-12-05 15:35:53
Second Major Wind Farm Approved Off US Coastline

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators have signed off on a proposal to build a wind farm off the coast of Rhode... Read More

2021-12-03 22:27:30
Texas Law Prohibiting Critical Race Theory in Public Schools Goes Into Effect

SAN ANTONIO — A Texas law restricting the teaching of critical race theory principles in public schools went into effect... Read More

2021-12-03 22:19:30

Defense

Top Defense Dept. Official Wins Order Delaying Lawsuit Over Security Breach
Defense
Top Defense Dept. Official Wins Order Delaying Lawsuit Over Security Breach
2021-12-03 21:50:54
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Washington has set a deadline for next week seeking information in a top Defense Department official's lawsuit over why she was released from her job after first losing her security clearance. Katie Arrington oversaw... Read More

Congress

Ethics Panel to Investigate Illegal Contribution Charges Against Fortenberry
Congress
Ethics Panel to Investigate Illegal Contribution Charges Against Fortenberry
2021-12-03 20:33:58
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The House Committee on Ethics has formed a panel to determine whether Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., is guilty of accepting illegal campaign contributions, this on the heels of the Justice Department filing criminal charges against the nine-term congressman.... Read More

Economy

Holiday Sales Could Be Higher Than Expected Despite Supply Chain, Inflation Woes
Economy
Holiday Sales Could Be Higher Than Expected Despite Supply Chain, Inflation Woes
2021-12-03 20:08:46
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — Holiday shopping appears to be on track to beat out the National Retail Federation’s spending forecast in spite of continued supply chain impediments, rising inflation and the omicron variant. Holiday retail sales for November and December are now... Read More

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2021-12-03 16:15:04
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Omicron May Be Driving South Africa's Surge; Wary World Watches

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Dr. Sikhulile Moyo was analyzing COVID-19 samples in his lab in Botswana last week when he noticed... Read More

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Dr. Sikhulile Moyo was analyzing COVID-19 samples in his lab in Botswana last week when he noticed they looked startlingly different from others. Within days, the world was ablaze with the news that the coronavirus had a new variant... Read More

2021-12-03 15:00:39
by Dan McCue
Senate Passes Stopgap Funding Bill, Avoiding Shutdown

WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a stopgap spending bill Thursday night that ended the threat of a short-term government shutdown... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a stopgap spending bill Thursday night that ended the threat of a short-term government shutdown this weekend and will keep the government running through Feb. 18, 2022. The vote in the senate came just hours... Read More

2021-12-03 14:25:26
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EPA Head Tours Embattled Communities, Says Help On the Way

RESERVE, La. (AP) — Michael Coleman's house is the last one standing on his tiny street, squeezed between a sprawling... Read More

RESERVE, La. (AP) — Michael Coleman's house is the last one standing on his tiny street, squeezed between a sprawling oil refinery whose sounds and smells keep him up at night and a massive grain elevator that covers his pickup... Read More

2021-12-03 14:14:18
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US Employers Added a Sluggish 210,000 Jobs in November

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers slowed the pace of their hiring in November, adding 210,000 jobs, the fewest in nearly... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers slowed the pace of their hiring in November, adding 210,000 jobs, the fewest in nearly a year. Friday’s report from the Labor Department also showed that the unemployment rate fell sharply to 4.2% from 4.6%.... Read More

2021-12-03 00:14:51
by Dan McCue
House Passes Stopgap Spending Extension Through Feb. 18

WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday evening passed a stopgap spending bill that, if the Senate follows suit, will keep... Read More

WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday evening passed a stopgap spending bill that, if the Senate follows suit, will keep the federal government running until Feb. 18. The vote was 221-212 with one Republican joining Democrats in approving the measure.... Read More

2021-12-02 22:36:20
by Reece Nations
Third Way Finds Build Back Better Provisions Would Lower Families’ Costs by Thousands

SAN ANTONIO — Third Way, a D.C.- based think tank, released an analysis of the Build Back Better Act on... Read More

SAN ANTONIO — Third Way, a D.C.- based think tank, released an analysis of the Build Back Better Act on Wednesday that predicts a two-parent family of four would get a tax cut and have lower costs of up to... Read More

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