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Andrew Yang Announces $120,000 Giveaway During Debate

Andrew Yang Announces $120,000 Giveaway During Debate

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang announced at Thursday night’s debate that his campaign will randomly select 10 families and give them a total of $120,000 over the next year as part of a pilot program for his universal basic income plan. Yang announced the online raffle during his opening statement. People will be able to enter during the next week, according to a person with knowledge of the plans. The money will be distributed to 10 families in increments of $1,000 per month as a way of highlighting Yang’s signature campaign promise, a universal basic income. Story Continued BelowThat...

September 13, 2019
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Biden’s top scientist met twice with Jeffrey Epstein. It’s now complicating his confirmation.

Biden’s top scientist met twice with Jeffrey Epstein. It’s now complicating his confirmation.

Eric Lander is the last of the Cabinet nominees who hasn’t been confirmed. His time at Harvard, where he met the convicted sex offender, is part of the reason why.Matt Slocum/AP PhotoPresident Joe Biden’s nomination of Eric Lander to be his top science adviser has been delayed in part because of a Democratic senator’s concerns about meetings Lander and his colleagues had with Jeffrey Epstein, the late financier who was charged with sex trafficking in 2019 before his apparent suicide.Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), the chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, has wanted more clarity on the...

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Exclusive: Warren will make case to be Biden's Treasury secretary

Exclusive: Warren will make case to be Biden's Treasury secretary

Warren's move could set up a marquee fight over what will be one of the most consequential Cabinet roles in a Biden administration.While Elizabeth Warren has developed a relationship with Joe Biden as an economic adviser since ending her own presidential bid this past spring, there has been uncertainty about her ambitions. | Win McNamee/Getty ImagesElizabeth Warren wants to be Joe Biden's Treasury secretary and will make her case for it if he wins next week, according to three Democratic officials who have spoken with her inner circle.“She wants it,” two of them said...

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Democrats’ frustration with the news media boils over

Democrats’ frustration with the news media boils over

A liberal backlash against the news media’s coverage of Donald Trump and the 2020 race was already brewing when the New York Times published a five-word headline Monday night summarizing the president’s reaction to the mass shootings over the weekend: “Trump Urges Unity Vs. Racism.”“Unbelievable,” Beto O’Rourke. “That’s not what happened,” wrote Kirsten Gillibrand. “Lives literally depend on you doing better,” Cory Booker tweeted. Story Continued BelowNew York Times executive editor Dean Baquet said senior editors quickly recognized problems with the original headline Monday night and...

August 6, 2019
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AOC breaks with Bernie on how to lead the left

AOC breaks with Bernie on how to lead the left

The congresswoman is declining to back primary challengers following in her footsteps — and working within the system in Congress. Soon after her upset primary victory against a Democratic Party boss in 2018, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez traveled to St. Louis to prove her victory wasn't a one-off by campaigning for Cori Bush, who was similarly taking on a longtime Democratic congressman. “What I’m asking for you to do is to support my sister, Cori Bush,” Ocasio-Cortez said at a rally. “It is so important what we did, we just came off of this win in New York, but people were trying to say,...

March 30, 2020
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