Sunday, September 15, 2019
  • Home
  • MixedTimes - Sean Moran

MixedTimes - Sean Moran

Steve Scalise: Green New Deal Would Wreck American Economy

Steve Scalise: Green New Deal Would Wreck American Economy

BALTIMORE, Maryland--House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) said Friday during the House Republican retreat that the Paris Climate Treaty, the Green New Deal, and other climate change programs would wreck the American economy.

EPA, DOT: California Gas Mileage Agreement May Break the Law

EPA, DOT: California Gas Mileage Agreement May Break the Law

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) sent a letter to the California Air Resources Board, noting that their agreement with four automakers to have them adhere to stricter national emissions standards may violate the law.

Former NY Fed Chief Urges Federal Reserve to Sway Election Against Trump

Former NY Fed Chief Urges Federal Reserve to Sway Election Against Trump

Former New York Federal Reserve President Bill Dudley urged Tuesday his former colleagues not to help President Donald Trump in his trade war against China. He even urged the central bank to consider how its monetary policy might impact the 2020 presidential election.

2020 Senate Democrats Shy Away from Medicare for All

2020 Senate Democrats Shy Away from Medicare for All

Many vulnerable Senate Democrats up for reelection in 2020 have rejected the polarizing Medicare for All proposals and instead pushed for expanding Obamacare through a public option.

Joe Biden: My Plan Will Make 'Health Care More Affordable'

Joe Biden: My Plan Will Make 'Health Care More Affordable'

Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed Saturday that his public option healthcare plan will "make health care more affordable" and expand health insurance coverage for millions of Americans that do not have coverage under Obamacare.

House Democrats Subpoena 8Chan Owner

House Democrats Subpoena 8Chan Owner

House Democrats have issued a subpoena for the owner of the anonymous online forum 8chan to testify before Congress on how to mitigate online extremism on his platform.

FTC Chair Joe Simons Says He Is Prepared to Break Up Big Tech

FTC Chair Joe Simons Says He Is Prepared to Break Up Big Tech

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joe Simons said Tuesday he remains prepared to break up America's largest technology companies, even by reversing past mergers, as part of the regulator antitrust investigation into big tech.

Labor Unions Divided on Medicare for All

Labor Unions Divided on Medicare for All

Although Medicare for All remains a popular proposal for progressive Democrats, many labor unions remain divided over whether the single-payer healthcare proposal would benefit American workers.

Pete Buttigieg Unveils Rural Healthcare and Public Option Plan

Pete Buttigieg Unveils Rural Healthcare and Public Option Plan

Democrat 2020 presidential candidate and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg unveiled a healthcare plan Friday to expand healthcare access to rural areas despite some studies cautioning that a public option could close nearly half of rural hospitals.

House Democrats Demand 8Chan Owner Testify Before Congress

House Democrats Demand 8Chan Owner Testify Before Congress

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and Mike Rogers (R-AL) sent a letter to Jim Watkins, the owner of the anonymous online forum 8Chan, demanding that he testify before the committee on how to mitigate extremism.

Poll: Bernie Sanders Beats Joe Biden on Health Care

Poll: Bernie Sanders Beats Joe Biden on Health Care

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) beats out former Vice President Joe Biden on health care, which serves as a symbolic contrast over the Democrats' ideological split over Medicare for All or improving Obamacare through a public option, according to a poll released Tuesday.

Senate Passes Massive Two-Year Budget Agreement

Senate Passes Massive Two-Year Budget Agreement

The Senate passed a budget agreement Thursday that would fund the government for two years and suspend the debt ceiling. The legislation will go to President Donald Trump's desk for him to sign.

Amazon, Facebook Smash Lobbying Records

Amazon, Facebook Smash Lobbying Records

Amazon and Facebook have both smashed quarterly lobbying records Tuesday amidst rising interest regulating and using antitrust against America's largest technology companies.

John James Raises $1.5 Million in Less than a Month

John James Raises $1.5 Million in Less than a Month

Combat veteran, businessman, and Michigan GOP Senate candidate John James raised more than $1.5 million in just over three weeks, outpacing his opponent Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI).

Half of House Democrats Back Medicare for All

Half of House Democrats Back Medicare for All

Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA) became Friday the 115th sponsor for Rep. Pramila Jayapal's (D-WA) Medicare for All, meaning that nearly half of the House Democrat caucus backs the single-payer healthcare legislation.

Democrats to Hold First Big Tech Antitrust Investigation Hearing

Democrats to Hold First Big Tech Antitrust Investigation Hearing

House Judiciary Committee Democrats will hold their first Silicon Valley antitrust investigation on Tuesday, as Democrats try to balance their increasingly anti-tech progressive base against their large base of tech donors.

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

Get breaking news and thought-provoking commentary
directly mailed to your inbox, faster than AIR MAIL!

Get Informed

Sign up for breaking news and thought-provoking commentary delivered directly to your inbox.