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Tuesday, September 26, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The Senate announced a bipartisan deal to keep the government open through mid-November and provide $6 billion in assistance to Ukraine. The stopgap measure to avert an Oct. 1 shutdown still needs to clear several procedural hurdles before full Senate approval. It…
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Monday, September 25, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Trump vowed to investigate NBC News and MSNBC for “country threatening treason” and make them “pay a big price” if he gets reelected. On his personal social media platform, Trump claimed that Comcast, the parent company of NBC News and MSNBC, is not “entitled to us…
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Thursday, September 21, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Kevin McCarthy canceled House votes and sent members home for the weekend despite nine days remaining until a shutdown and no plan to fund the government. For the second time in three days five conservative Republicans tanked a procedural vote to start debate on …
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Wednesday, September 20, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Increases in wildfire smoke have reversed two decades of improvements to air quality in three-quarters of all U.S. states. New research shows that from 2000 to 2022, “wildfires have undone 25% of previous progress” that resulted from the Clean Air Act of 1963. A…
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Join us on a thrilling adventure as The Roboticist Chronicles Podcast hits the road! In this special episode, we're on location at the FABTECH Expo in Chicago's McCormick Place, immersing ourselves in the world of welding technology. Johnny Tyler and Dan Allford take you through the expo, reuniting with old acquaintances and forging new connections…
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Tuesday, September 19, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on world leaders to remain united in defending Ukraine against Russian aggression. During the annual gathering of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly, Biden warned that no nation can be secure if “we a…
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Join us for an extraordinary episode recorded live at Fab Tech 2023 in Chicago! We're honored to host the legendary Sam Kiser, a friend, and mentor in the world of welding. Sam recently clinched the prestigious Laurence Savage Award for his groundbreaking work, and he's here to share his incredible journey. In this episode, Sam unveils the fascinat…
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Monday, September 18, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Kevin McCarthy’s latest short-term funding proposal to avert a government shutdown doesn’t have enough votes to pass. McCarthy can only lose four Republican votes on a continuing resolution deal without relying on Democratic support. However, more than a dozen cons…
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Thursday, September 14, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The world needs to invest $2.7 trillion a year to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 and keep temperatures from rising above 1.5 degrees Celsius this century, according to a new report by Wood Mackenzie. While governments’ existing net zero pledges cover 88% of a…
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Wednesday, September 13, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Inflation accelerated for a second consecutive month – the fastest pace in more than a year – due to a jump in gasoline prices, which accounted for more than half of the increase. Consumer prices rose 0.6% in August from the prior month – the most since inflatio…
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Tuesday, September 12, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Kevin McCarthy directed three House committees to open an impeachment inquiry into Biden as far-right Republican lawmakers threaten to remove him as speaker. McCarthy said the impeachment inquiry would center on whether Biden benefited from Hunter Biden’s business…
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Monday, September 11, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The FDA approved updated Covid-19 vaccines targeting the omicron XBB.1.5 subvariant. The new vaccines are authorized for people 12 and older and are under emergency use for children 6 months through 11 years old. The CDC is expected to sign off Tuesday on the new b…
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Thursday, September 7, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis accused Jim Jordan of trying to obstruct her prosecution of Trump and his 18 co-defendants for their efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. Last month, Jordan and other Republicans …
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Wednesday, September 6, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Biden canceled all seven Trump-issued oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and prohibited oil drilling in 13 million acres in the federally owned National Petroleum Reserve. “As the climate crisis warms the Arctic more than twice as fast…
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Tuesday, September 5, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ A federal court struck down Alabama’s congressional map. The three-judge panel wrote that it was “deeply troubled” that the state legislature refused to comply with the Voting Rights Act and a Supreme Court order to create a second district with either a Black majo…
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Thursday, August 31, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Trump pleaded not guilty to 13 felony charges alleging his role in a criminal conspiracy to overturn his 2020 election loss in Georgia – it’s the fourth time Trump has formally denied criminal charges this year. Trump also waived his right to an in-person arraignmen…
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Wednesday, August 30, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Georgia Senate Republicans are considering ways to punish District Attorney Fani Willis for indicting Trump and 18 other defendants, saying “we believe she is definitely tainted.” State Senate Majority Leader Steve Gooch threatened hold legislative hearings to inve…
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Tuesday, August 29, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The Biden administration named the first 10 medicines that will be subject to price negotiations between Medicare and pharmaceutical companies under the Inflation Reduction Act. The medications are some of the most widely used and costliest drugs older Americans use …
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Monday, August 28, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Trump’s trial on federal charges that he conspired to overturn his 2020 election loss will start March 4 – two years sooner than he requested and one day before Super Tuesday, when 14 states hold their presidential primaries. U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan refused …
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Thursday, August 24, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Trump surrendered at the Fulton County jail on 13 state charges that he conspired to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia – it’s the fourth time this year that Trump has turned himself in to face criminal charges. Trump was also fingerpr…
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Wednesday, August 23, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Rudy Giuliani surrendered to Georgia authorities and was booked on charges that he illegally conspired to overturn Trump’s 2020 election loss in the state. Giuliani, who was released on $150,000 bond, told reporters that he was “very, very honored to be involved in…
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Tuesday, August 22, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The Trump lawyer who led efforts to overturn the 2020 election surrendered at the Fulton County jail. John Eastman was the second of 19 co-defendants to turn himself in. He faces nine counts charges, including racketeering, conspiracy to commit forgery, and filing fa…
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Monday, August 21, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The House Freedom Caucus threatened to oppose a stopgap funding bill, which would avert a government shutdown at the end of September. After Kevin McCarthy floated the idea of a stopgap bill last week, the ultraconservative House lawmakers are now demanding that any s…
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Thursday, August 17, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating online threats against the grand jurors who voted to indict Trump on racketeering charges after their names, photographs, phone numbers, and home addresses were purportedly posted on social media. While Georgia law…
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Wednesday, August 16, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Federal Reserve officials warned of “significant” inflation risks, which could require them to raise rates again this year. At their July policy meeting, “most” Fed officials said inflation remained “unacceptably” high. A “couple” officials, however, thought the ri…
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Tuesday, August 15, 2023 Subscribe: Get the Daily Update in your inbox for free 1/ Trump and 18 others were indicted by an Atlanta grand jury in connection with efforts to overturn Biden’s 2020 win in Georgia. The 41-count indictment – 13 of which were lodged against Trump – is the fourth time Trump, the front-runner for the 2024 Republican preside…
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