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The Biden administration, along with congressional Democrats, broadened access to health insurance by temporarily beefing up the federal premium subsidies for Affordable Care Act policies. Providing middle class tax reliefAs a senator, Harris proposed providing middle-class and working families with a refundable tax credit of up to $6,000 a year (per couple) to help keep up with living expenses. Harris also campaigned on the measure – titled the LIFT the Middle Class Act, or Livable Incomes for Families Today – during her earlier presidential run. Like Trump, Harris proposed allowing the federal government to set “a fair price” for any drug sold at a cheaper price in any economically comparable country, including Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Japan or Australia. As California’s attorney general, Harris joined other states in pursuing several drugmakers for their pricing or practices, winning multimillion-dollar settlements.
Persons: Kamala Harris, Donald Trump, Joe Biden’s, Biden, Harris, Sen, Bernie Sanders ’, ” Harris, Sanders, Roe, Wade, , Kelly Baden, ” Baden, , Trump, , John Gimigliano, Harris ’ Organizations: CNN, Affordable, Wall Street, Congressional, White, Guttmacher Institute, Biden, Today –, KPMG’s, KPMG’s Washington National Tax, Trump, Profit Locations: Minnesota, Biden’s, KPMG’s Washington, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Japan, Australia
This idea has also characterized her tenure as vice president and driven some Democrats’ concern about her potentially replacing President Biden at the top of the ticket. In 2019, Ms. Harris was competing on progressive bona fides with the likes of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Hemmed in by these dynamics, Ms. Harris struggled to define her brand. This time around, Ms. Harris could finally be herself. By the time she was packaging herself for a national audience, so-called progressive prosecutors had been elected in cities across the country.
Persons: Kamala Harris’s, Biden, Harris, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Donald Trump, Mr, Trump, Harris’s
CNN —Ohio Sen. JD Vance, the Republican vice presidential nominee, repeatedly indicated in 2016 that he believed Donald Trump had committed sexual assault, even suggesting in one TV segment that in a “he said, she said” situation Trump was less credible than one of his accusers. And at the end of the day, do you believe Donald Trump, who always tells the truth? Vance then suggested that the lawsuit, and the people funding it, was not about justice but about politics. They don’t reflect his views on President Trump today and haven’t for many years.”Trump has repeatedly denied claims of sexual assault. Repeatedly indicated he thought Trump committed sexual assaultVance’s defense of Trump marked a striking shift from his remarks in 2016 in the wake of the leak of the “Access Hollywood” tape, which showed the Republican presidential candidate making lewd and sexually aggressive remarks about women.
Persons: Ohio Sen, JD Vance, Donald Trump, Trump, Vance, Jessica Leeds, , ” Trump, E, Jean Carroll, , CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, that’s, Russell Moore Organizations: CNN, Ohio, Republican, MSNBC, groping, Leeds, , Trump, Ohio Republican, US Senate, Facebook, Southern Baptist Convention Locations: Leeds
For the second time in one month, Sen. Mike Lee has fallen for an online hoax. The Utah senator posted a fake letter announcing Jimmy Carter's death. download the app Email address Sign up By clicking “Sign Up”, you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy . AdvertisementSen. Mike Lee of Utah, a long-serving Republican who was once floated as a potential Supreme Court justice by former President Donald Trump, fell for an obvious online hoax on Tuesday. On X, Lee posted an image of a fake letter purporting to be from the Office of Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States, announcing the ex-president's death.
Persons: Sen, Mike Lee, Jimmy Carter's, Carter, , Mike Lee of, Donald Trump, Lee, Jimmy Carter Organizations: Service, Republican, Business Locations: Utah, Mike Lee of Utah, United States
WASHINGTON — A group of Democratic senators are sounding the alarm over T-Mobile's proposal to acquire most of US Cellular, and asking the Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission to closely scrutinize and consider challenging the deal. The $4.4 billion deal announced in May 2024 would allow T-Mobile to use part U.S. Cellular's wireless spectrum to improve its coverage in rural areas and give it access to four million new customers. Under the agreement, U.S. Cellular would retain 70% of its wireless spectrum and towers, leasing space on other towers to T-Mobile. In Monday's letter, the lawmakers also ask the Justice Department to consider unwinding that merger, arguing that it cost customers of competing wireless carriers billions of dollars. A spokesperson for T-Mobile did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the letter from CNBC.
Persons: Sen, Elizabeth Warren, WASHINGTON, Amy Klobuchar, Chris Murphy, Conn, Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, Richard Blumenthal, Klobuchar Organizations: Senate Armed Services, Washington , D.C, US Cellular, Justice Department, Federal Communications Commission, CNBC, Cellular, Mobile, Warren, Sprint, Department, U.S Locations: Afghanistan, South, Central Asia, Washington ,, Sens, Minn, U.S
CNN —Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey will resign his seat effective August 20, according to a copy of his resignation letter obtained by CNN. Menendez had faced mounting pressure from within his own party to resign or face the threat of expulsion from the Senate. Receipt of Menendez’s resignation letter was announced Tuesday on the Senate floor in a brief exchange between Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Presiding Officer Sen. Peter Welch, a Democrat from Vermont. “In light of this guilty verdict, Senator Menendez must now do what is right for his constituents, the Senate, and our country, and resign,” Schumer said in a statement. Menendez stepped down as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee last year, but had long rejected calls to resign his US Senate seat.
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Republican legal experts and think tanks such as the Heritage Foundation are questioning Harris's ability to access the Biden-Harris campaign coffers. Others, including Congressman Steve Scalise, say it's wrong for Harris to assume the top line of the ticket after 14 million state primary voters cast ballots for Biden. There's no general election candidate being replaced, so those rules and regulations about replacement don't don't apply to the situation." AdvertisementNoti of the Campaign Legal Center said a meritless claim like this would be tossed from court immediately, leaving the GOP challengers' lawyers subject to possible sanctions for filing a frivolous suit. "I suspect it would be disposed of very quickly," Becker agreed of any legal challenge to Harris headlining Democratic ballots.
Persons: , Kamala Harris, Joe Biden, Harris, Steve Scalise, Biden, Dan Weiner, Charles Spies, Weiner, David Becker, Noti, — Weiner, Becker Organizations: Service, White, Republican, Heritage Foundation, Biden, Business, Brennan Center for Justice, Republican National Committee, Wall Street, Democratic, The Center, Election Innovation, Research, Brennan, Center, GOP, Republican Party, Democratic Party Locations: Washington ,, North Carolina
At 17, I was kicked out of high school because I skipped class to work at my fast-food job and hang out with my friends. I was always interested in the MarinesAfter getting kicked out of school, I enlisted in the Marine Corps. AdvertisementI got my GED and took 15 units of entry-level community college classes, like English 101 and US History. AdvertisementI left the military and began classes at a community collegeTragically, our first daughter died during birth. It's pretty amazing that a Black kid from a low-income family who didn't finish high school was able to achieve all of this.
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OpenAI CEO Sam Altman speaks during the Microsoft Build conference at Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Washington, on May 21, 2024. OpenAI last week removed Aleksander Madry, one of OpenAI's top safety executives, from his role and reassigned him to a job focused on AI reasoning, sources familiar with the situation confirmed to CNBC. Madry will still work on core AI safety work in his new role, OpenAI told CNBC. The decision to reassign Madry came less than a week before a group of Democratic senators sent a letter to OpenAI CEO Sam Altman concerning "questions about how OpenAI is addressing emerging safety concerns." Leike wrote in a post on X that OpenAI's "safety culture and processes have taken a backseat to shiny products."
Persons: Sam Altman, OpenAI, Aleksander Madry, Madry, reassign Madry, it's, Lina Khan, they've, Ilya Sutskever, Jan Leike, Leike, Greg Brockman, Brockman, Altman Organizations: Microsoft, CNBC, MIT's Center, MIT, Democratic, Google, Meta, FTC, Department of Justice, Nvidia Locations: Redmond , Washington
But now it has to retool to elect Kamala Harris, who’s a Black and South Asian woman in the year 2024,” said one aide at campaign headquarters. Never have the people on what was, until Sunday afternoon, the very small core team around Harris felt so popular. That, they know, has to change immediately, but will happen as Harris’ staff is asked to step in. Retaining hard fought Harris equilibriumLike Biden, Harris doesn’t have a history of running great or well-functioning campaigns, whether that was her Senate race in 2016 or her 2020 presidential run that didn’t even survive until December of 2019. So at least for now, the campaign staff are trying to hold to a line that deputy campaign manager and digital outreach specialist Rob Flaherty used on a call Monday afternoon that senior staff held.
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Alphabet is set to report second-quarter earnings after the market closes Tuesday, one of the first of the " Magnificent Seven " to post its results this earnings season. For Google search revenue, Wolfe Research estimates growth of 12.6% compared to the prior-year period. Wolfe has an outperform rating on Alphabet and a share price target of $240, implying more than 32% upside from Monday's close. Deutsche Bank, Bank of America and TD Cowen all increased their price targets on the stock heading into earnings. GOOGL mountain 2024-07-22 Alphabet, 2-day Bernstein analyst Mark Shmulik also chooses to stay neutral, rating Alphabet market perform.
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Living in Turkey has for decades, even centuries, meant navigating the stray dogs. There has been fierce debate and protests over the fate of stray dogs since Mr. Erdogan proposed “radical” measures in a speech in May. Supporters of what came to be known as Mr. Erdogan’s “euthanasia bill” point to car accidents and injuries caused by the dogs. They say that streets are not suitable homes for dogs, and that their presence makes cities more dangerous for humans and animals alike. We also fear the worst: that beloved dogs we’ve looked after for months or years might suddenly disappear because an overanxious citizen placed an anonymous call.
Persons: Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s, Erdogan, Erdogan’s, we’ve Organizations: Development Party Locations: Istanbul, Turkey
CNN —A Russian court has sentenced Alsu Kurmasheva, a Russian-American journalist, to six-and-a-half years in prison, state news agency TASS reported Monday. The hearing, which was held behind closed doors, found Kurmasheva guilty of spreading false information about the Russian army, making her just the latest US journalist to be convicted in the country in recent months. When asked about this possibility earlier Monday, spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: “I have no answer to this question. We need her home.”Before her conviction, Butorin told CNN he was “so confident that she would get back to us that I bought Taylor Swift tickets” for August this year. After her passports were taken, she was fined and placed under de facto – and then formal – house arrest for months, before being charged in December.
Persons: Alsu Kurmasheva, Evan Gershkovich, Dmitry Peskov, , , , Stephen Capus, ” Capus, ” Pavel Butorin, Butorin, Taylor Swift, ” Butorin, Kurmasheva, Gershkovich Organizations: CNN, Radio Free, Radio Liberty, RFE Locations: Russian, American, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, United States, Prague, Radio Free Europe, Russia, facto
“The award of $464 million in a case with no victims, no proven injuries, and no losses is not remotely defensible,” Trump’s lawyers wrote. According to Trump’s attorneys, Trump personally should have been dismissed as a defendant. The Trump attorneys accused Engoron of enacting a “punitive” penalty against the former president that was unconstitutional. Just like at trial, Trump’s lawyers in particular took issue with a reference in Engoron’s summary judgment opinion that Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort was valued at $18 million. During the trial, Engoron said that he was not trying to assess the value of the property when he referenced the tax assessor value.
Persons: Donald Trump, Arthur Engoron, Trump, – Donald Trump Jr, Eric Trump –, , , Engoron, Ivanka Trump, Letitia James, Trump’s, Lago, Chris Kise, ” Kise Organizations: CNN, New, Trump Organization, Post, Trust, New York, Trump, Post Office Locations: York, New York, Washington ,, Manhattan, Lago
CNN —The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a request from a former Colorado county clerk to halt her upcoming trial on charges stemming from her alleged involvement in an apparent security breach at the county’s election offices in 2021. Justice Neil Gorsuch denied the request from Tina Peters, the former clerk of Mesa County, Colorado, and a prominent 2020 election denier, without comment. The order came from Gorsuch because he oversees matters arising from the appeals court that rejected Peters’ efforts to throw out the criminal case. The criminal investigation into the clerk’s office began after Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold, a Democrat, accused Peters and her deputies of facilitating the breach. Peters’ trial is set to begin on July 29.
Persons: Neil Gorsuch, Tina Peters, Peters, State Jena Griswold Organizations: CNN, Colorado, State Locations: Colorado, Mesa County , Colorado, Gorsuch, Mesa County’s
Share Share Article via Facebook Share Article via Twitter Share Article via LinkedIn Share Article via EmailFormer Israeli minister of justice discusses Biden's decision to drop out of election raceYossi Beilin, former Israeli minister of justice, says U.S. president Joe Biden "was one of the best leaders of the free world."
Persons: Yossi Beilin, Joe Biden Organizations: Former
AdvertisementPornhub, launched in 2007 and based in Montreal, lets users upload amateur and professional porn videos in much the same way users upload to YouTube. "Performers" remain unverified in many thousands of pre-2024 videos, including those that pop up from search terms involving teens and violence, Mickelwait told Business Insider. Lawsuits and monitoringAn ever-growing number of lawsuits by some 300 plaintiffs allege the site knowingly profited from videos of their abuse. An excerpt from a federal judge's November order granting class-action status to one of dozens of Pornhub lawsuits. AdvertisementMost recently, she said, she reported to state authorities the Pornhub video showing a woman shouting in pain and asking not to be filmed.
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Among other things, he has delivered time and again for Black America. It’s for that reason that Democrats must now support the woman who has stood alongside him throughout his presidency. The attacks on her, as the highest elected Black woman in American history, will be unlike anything we’ve ever seen. He vowed to Representative Jim Clyburn that he would put a Black woman on the Supreme Court. I stood alongside him and the family of George Floyd as he signed an executive order to strengthen accountability in federal law enforcement agencies.
Persons: Joe Biden, Biden, Jim Clyburn, Ketanji Brown Jackson, George Floyd Organizations: Black America Locations: Charlottesville
Jerusalem CNN —Masked Israeli settlers attacked a group of Palestinian farmers and foreign activists accompanying them for protection in the West Bank town of Qusra on Sunday, according to victims of the attack and videos obtained by CNN. Eight activists were participating as part of a Palestinian grassroots campaign called Defend Palestine, which calls on international volunteers to travel to the Israeli-occupied West Bank to protect Palestinians from Israeli settler attacks. They said they were accompanying Palestinian farmers to their olive fields, which they haven’t been able to access since October because of attacks by Israeli settlers. There are currently more than 700,000 Jewish settlers in the West Bank. Sunday’s assault followed a separate attack on Saturday in the West Bank, south of Hebron.
Persons: Vivi Chen, David Hummel, Jedda, ” Chen, , Hummel, ” Israel, , Mohammed Khatib, Organizations: Jerusalem CNN, West Bank, CNN, Court of Justice, United Nations ’, Israel Defense Forces, Palestinian Locations: Jerusalem, West, Qusra, Palestinian, Nablus, Jordan, East Jerusalem, Israel, Palestine, Hebron
In order for people in prison to use phone or video calls to chat with family, the person on the other line must pay. As of 2021, according to research by the Prison Policy Initiative, they've paid an average of $3 for a 15-minute phone call. The new rules will force a business model change for correctional telecommunications companies as they contend with an estimated $500 million loss in revenue, according to Worth Rises. Only five states have passed legislation to make jail phone calls free, according to Prison Legal News. Wanda Bertram, a communications strategist for the Prison Policy Initiative, said prisons tend to negotiate better contracts with telecommunications companies and, therefore, tend to have better rates for prisoners.
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Best Banks in North Carolina FAQsWhat is the most popular bank in North Carolina? There are 35 state-chartered banks in North Carolina, according to the North Carolina Commissioner of Banks. North Carolina Bank ReviewsThe best North Carolina banks and credit unions will offer strong interest rates, good perks, and accessibility to North Carolina residents. Here are the best North Carolina banks as picked by Business Insider editors in 2024. We reviewed the 10 biggest banks and credit unions in the state and financial institutions included in our Black-owned banks and credit unions guide and Hispanic American-owned banks and credit unions guide.
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CNN —Kamala Harris has spent much more of her life as a prosecutor than as a senator or vice president – and that is exactly how she is now going to run against Donald Trump. The vice president had expected that to be part of her role making the case for Biden. “As a former prosecutor, Vice President Harris has a lot of experience holding convicted felons accountable,” said Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a former primary opponent in the 2020 Democratic race who quickly endorsed Harris after the news of Biden’s decision broke. “The prosecutor approach is really about just deconstructing an issue,” Harris told CNN in an exclusive interview after a campaign stop in Las Vegas in April. He was a for-profit college – literally,” a narrator says, as footage of first Harris and then Trump goes by.
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Big Tech's phony Trumpism
  + stars: | 2024-07-22 | by ( Adam Rogers | )   time to read: +9 min
Before Andreessen and Horowitz formed their venture-capital firm in 2009, Andreessen was an incisive observer of Silicon Valley. Big Andreesen (meaning the current bloated billionaire model) also contradicts Little Andreessen (the earlier, leaner blogger) on the issue of regulation. The reason, he now claims, is that government used to leave Silicon Valley alone. He and his fellow Silicon Valley investor-class billionaires have been sliding rightward for years. It's that I didn't see that this is where Silicon Valley was always headed.
Persons: Marc Andreessen, Donald Trump, That's, Andreessen, Bill Clinton, Hillary, Ben Horowitz, Elon Musk, Larry Ellison —, Trump, , I've, Horowitz, It's, America's, Biden, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, they're, Dave Karpf, Hillary Clinton, we've Organizations: Democratic, Little Tech, Tech, Government, America, Justice Department, Microsoft, Trump, Little, Bloomberg Technology Conference, Netscape Locations: Silicon Valley, Silicon
Presenting herself as a center-left politician, Harris previously ran successful campaigns in California, winning statewide races for the San Francisco District Attorney's Office, the state attorney general, and the US Senate. AdvertisementHere's where she stands on major issues:AbortionHarris has supported abortion rights since her time in the Senate. ClimateHarris previously supported policies to combat climate change, including plans to transition the US to 100% renewable energy and a carbon tax. As vice president, Harris was tasked with handling the root causes of migration to the US from Central America. Harris re-affirmed her support for LGBTQ+ rights as vice president but has not provided specific policies.
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The historic endorsement came after Biden announced Sunday that he is dropping out of the race following weeks of disarray within the Democratic Party. My very first decision as the party nominee in 2020 was to pick Kamala Harris as my Vice President. Despite the president’s backing, it remains unclear whether Harris will become the nominee, or what process the Democratic Party would take to select an alternative. Dmitri Mehlhorn, a Democratic political strategist advising several big-money backers, released a statement Sunday following Biden’s withdrawal supporting Harris. After she dropped out, Harris became a prominent surrogate for Biden before being named his vice presidential pick in August 2020.
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