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EXCLUSIVE: Rick Scott’s Plan to Raise Taxes and Potentially End Social Security and Medicare Is Massively Unpopular, Poll Shows

Florida Sen. Rick Scott, who is in charge of winning back control of the US Senate for the Republican Party, introduced a plan that would raise taxes and could end Social Security and Medicare for 4.8 million of his own constituents and eliminate Medicaid coverage for another 4.5 million Floridians. 

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Biden’s COVID Relief Plan Is a Huge Deal for Women. Here’s How.

Study after study has found that women, particularly women of color, have borne the brunt of the pandemic’s economic toll, losing jobs and leaving the workforce in alarming numbers.

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Should Companies Pay Workers to Get Vaccinated? Here’s What Two Doctors Have to Say.

The trend to pay workers to get vaccinated comes as public health officials address vaccine hesitancy, a hurdle in the nation’s quest to end the pandemic.

Joe Biden signed executive orders marking the start of his COVID plan for the nation
In 24 Hours, Biden Has Released More of a COVID Plan Than Trump Did in a Year

Biden's first full day in office proves a commitment to science and exemplifies something the Trump administration failed to have: a national strategy.

President Joe Biden speaks during the the 59th inaugural ceremony on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.  During today's inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Photo by Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images)
Biden Urges Unity to Defeat COVID, Racism, Climate Change, and White Supremacy

Biden’s speech represented a sharp contrast from the one delivered four years ago by the now former President Donald Trump, who spoke of “American carnage”—a grim yet accurate foreshadowing for an administration

Twitter banned President Trump's account late Friday.
Twitter Permanently Suspends President Trump

Twitter's actions deprive the president of the megaphone by which he has incited violence and chaos for the last four years.

Supporters of President Donald Trump surround the U.S. Capitol following a rally on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital today to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Hundreds of Domestic Terrorists Violently Storm Capitol Building in Attempted Coup Encouraged By Trump

Vice President Mike Pence was removed from the building due to the violence. This is a breaking story.