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Student Loan Payments Suspended Until January 31, 2022

The White House announced on Friday that the moratorium for federal student loan payments is being extended until January 31, 2022. The Department of Education says that this will be the final extension. “The payment pause has been a lifeline that allowed millions of Americans to focus on their families, …

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50% Of Americans Are Now Fully Vaccinated Against Covid

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50% of the American population is now fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the White House said Friday, as inoculations rise in response to the surging Delta variant of the novel coronavirus. “50% of Americans (all ages) are now fully vaccinated. Keep going!,” Cyrus Shahpar, White House Covid-19 data director, said in …

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Landlords File Lawsuit To Block New CDC Eviction Moratorium

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A group of landlords are challenging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new temporary eviction moratorium, calling the Biden administration’s action “nakedly political” and “unlawful” in a lawsuit filed in federal court. “[T]he CDC caved to the political pressure by extending the moratorium, without providing any legal basis,” the …

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‘Right To Vote Act’ Introduced By Georgia Senator Jon Ossoff

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Georgia Senator Jon Ossoff has introduced the Right to Vote Act, legislation to create a first-ever affirmative Federal voting rights guarantee for all U.S. citizens. As voting rights are under attack in Georgia and across the country, the Right to Vote Act protects American citizens’ fundamental right to vote. It establishes a first-ever …

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House Democrats Want To Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine

On Wednesday, nineteen House Democrats sent a letter to the Capitol physician urging him to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine or require testing at least twice a week for lawmakers and staff on Capitol Hill. “To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Capitol Hill must do everything possible to lead by example …

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