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Putin Congratulates Biden Over A Month After Election
Enough Already: Forgiving Student Debt Is The Only Way To Get College Educated Young People Into The Middle Class
It’s time to do away with the bad faith arguments against student debt forgiveness — and the time for forgiveness is now, while the nation attempts to economically recover from a pandemic.
Where Things Stand: Trump Enlists Pence Prime Badge
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Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tom Frieden addresses the media on the Ebola case in the U.S. at the Tom Harkin Global Communications Center on October 5, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. The first confirmed Ebola virus patient in the United States was staying with family members at The Ivy Apartment complex before being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. State and local officials are working with federal officials to monitor other individuals that had contact with the confirmed patient.
WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES - 2020/11/06: Protesters holding placards, waving flags as they chant slogans during the demonstration.Over 100 protesters came out to demonstrate at the elections board after Joe Biden overtook President Trump in Pennsylvania during the vote count. Protesters argue that any vote received after November 3 should not be counted. (Photo by Aimee Dilger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Gen. Lloyd Austin III, commander of U.S. Central Command, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee about the ongoing U.S. military operations to counter the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 16, 2015 in Washington, DC.
Biden Taps Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin To Be His Defense Secretary
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 11:  Jeffrey Zients, acting director and deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, testifies before the Senate Budget Committee on the president's fiscal year 2014 budget proposal on April 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. Zients said that the proposal will replace the indiscriminate cuts of the sequester while still reducing the deficit by $1.8 trillion. (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)
FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee July 12, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. If confirmed, Wray will fill the position that has been left behind by former director James Comey who was fired by President Donald Trump about two months ago.
Trump Will Name Houthis A Terrorist Group To Box In Biden On Iran. This Will Lead To Death And Diplomacy Demise In Yemen.
No matter the final U.S. decision on licensing and waivers related to the impending Houthi designation, only one thing is clear: the job of staving off the world’s worst humanitarian disaster will be unnecessarily complicated by a terrorist designation that lacks efficacy.
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