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Donna Shalala Loses

“Salazar supports Trump, who wants to eliminate the Affordable Care Act and remove coverage of preexisting health conditions,” a Shalala ad warned. Longtime National Healthcare Advocate Donna Shalala Loses House Reelection Race PLUS: Obamacare supporters lost big in Florida November 5, 2020 Kaiser Health News – Rep. Donna E. Shalala of Florida, the first-term Democratic member of Congress and former Health and Human Services secretary in the Clinton administration, lost her campaign for reelection Tuesday. Shalala’s loss to Maria...

A More Conservative Court Hears Same-Sex Foster Parent Case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed likely to side with a Catholic social services agency in a dispute with Philadelphia over the agency's refusal to work with same-sex couples as foster parents. The case is a big test of religious rights on a more conservative court. Catholic Social Services, which is affiliated with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, says its religious views keep it from certifying same-sex couples as foster parents. And it says...

Health Care Hangs in the Balance

Update: This story was updated Nov. 4 at 7:30 a.m. ET to add more details about vote tallies from states. Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News – With the winner of the presidency and party control of the Senate still unclear the morning after Election Day, the future of the nation’s health system remains uncertain. At stake is whether the federal government will play a stronger role in financing and setting the ground rules for health care...

Win Or Lose, Trump Has Sights On Fauci

Election result may tip Trump's treatment of  Fauci | Fauci expects limited capacity for sporting events deep into 2021 | Can President Trump fire Dr. Fauci? 2020 election results may influence Trump's treatment of Dr. Fauci  Nov. 4, 2020 By Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, infectious diseases physician and NBC News/MSNBC medical contributor NBC News – On Sunday, goaded by his supporters and chants of "Fire Fauci," President Donald Trump indicated that he would try to sack Dr. Anthony...

Swing-State Doctors: Trump’s “Lies Are Killing My Neighbors”

‘His Lies Are Killing My Neighbors’: Swing-State Doctors Target Trump | Danielle Renwick, The Guardian | Nov 2, 2020 | Kaiser Health News – Dr. Chris Kapsner intubated his first COVID-19 patient — a 47-year-old man who arrived short of breath at an emergency room in Minnesota’s Twin Cities — back in April. Now, seven months later, Kapsner, who lives across the border in Wisconsin, is weary and exhausted from the steady stream of patients arriving with a...

Will Trump Fire Fauci Tonight?

"Donald Trump has signed an executive order enabling him to fire a class of federal employees that includes Dr. Anthony Fauci at will, in addition to leaders at the CDC." – MSNBC, Oct 25, 2020 President Trump is being described as 'desperate' in the finals days before the election (CNN, Salon, Politico are among those to cast Trump as 'desperate' in recent days). Many Americans blame the current U.S. recession on Dr. Anthony Fauci's...

CNN Analyst Blasted For Anti-Trump Screed

"Shut all the way up, man." Oct 30, 2020 Fon News – CNN's left-wing media reporter Brian Stelter showed an apparent lack of self-awareness Friday when he suggested that President Trump should be holding coronavirus task force briefings, something his network famously avoided covering. President Trump has been holding rallies in key battleground states ever since he recovered from his own battle with the virus earlier this month. Meanwhile, the number of cases in the U.S....

Biden Looks To Restore, Expand Obama Policies

Stop and reverse. Restore and expand. |  Oct 31, 2020 |  By The Associated Press  Joe Biden is promising to take the country on a very different path from what it has seen over the past four years under President Donald Trump, on issues ranging from the coronavirus and health care to the environment, education and more. The Democratic presidential nominee is promising to reverse Trump policy moves on things such as withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris...

New Mask Rule Threatens More Restaurant Closures

"What if I'm eating chips and salsa and I go for a double dip? Is that technically two bites since it's the same chip?" Oct 9, 2020 CBS News – The California governor's office put out a tweet on Saturday advising that restaurant-goers keep their masks on while dining. "Going out to eat with members of your household this weekend?" the tweet reads. "Don't forget to keep your mask on in between bites. Do your part...

“Clear Split” Between Trump, Health Officials Grows As Election Nears

On virus, Trump and health advisers go their separate ways (AP) – A multi-state coronavirus surge in the countdown to Election Day has exposed a clear split between President Donald Trump's bullish embrace of a return to normalcy and urgent public warnings from the government's top health officials. It's the opposite of what usually happens in a public health crisis, because political leaders tend to repeat and amplify the recommendations of their health experts, not short-circuit...

Maxwell Loses Key Appeal

Court says Epstein's ex-girlfriend's testimony can be public |  New York (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell's testimony in a lawsuit related to Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse activities can be made public, an appeals court ruled Monday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued its conclusions in a series of orders it released regarding 2016 depositions by Maxwell. Her lawyers had appealed a judge's July ruling to allow release of the transcripts of two depositions in...

Trump/Fauci War Of Words Boils Over

"People are tired of hearing Fauci and all these idiots." Oct 20, 2020 |  Trump's Fauci feud keeps campaign focus on COVID-19 |  ABC NEWS – This is now an actual attack line that President Donald Trump is deploying against former Vice President Joe Biden. "He wants to listen to Dr. Fauci," Trump told a crowd in Arizona Monday afternoon, the mention of Dr. Anthony Fauci's name drawing boos. It takes head-spinning logic to cast Trump's feud with...

Canada’s Violent Civil War Is Literally About Lobsters

Trudeau calls for enough policing to quell violence in indigenous lobstermen dispute Oct 16, 2020 Huffington Post, HALIFAX — Justin Trudeau called Friday for federal agencies to ensure those involved in an Indigenous-led lobster fishery are safe, a day after a Mi’kmaq chief accused him of offering words rather than action. The prime minister’s comments came in the wake of two violent clashes involving 200 people on Tuesday outside lobster pounds that handle Indigenous-caught lobster in...

‘Bah, Humbug!’ Fauci Wants A Word About Your Thanksgiving Plans

CDC suggests your family have a "virtual dinner" this Thanksgiving | Fox News – Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday that people will have to make “their individual choice” when it comes to how to go about celebrating Thanksgiving and seeing family. He told Yahoo News on Thursday during a live Q&A. “I think we need to realize things might be different this year, particularly if you want to have people who are going to be flying in...
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