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In the name of democracy, kill the obstruction of the Senate – people’s world

Senate Republicans, led by Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, are threatening to set up roadblocks in front of Biden’s economic bailout and all other progressive laws. To bypass them, the obscure obstruction must be removed. | AP photos / PW illustration The country’s economic outlook is worsening and new, more contagious …

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80% of Americans say postponing treatment has led to higher medical bills

Forty percent of Americans said that they or someone in their household had experienced a worsening of their health because they avoided health facilities during the pandemic, and 80 percent of those people said the decision caused them to incur higher medical bills, according to recent poll results of freedom …

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Almost half of Canadians plan to take

CALGARY, Alta., Sep 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – In recent months, various financial assistance measures from government, banks and businesses have helped cushion the financial blow of the pandemic for many Canadian households. As these measures evolve or end, the pandemic continues to impact household incomes for many. A new …

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Pete Buttigieg calls for national service plan with student debt relief

COLUMBIA, SC – JUNE 22: South Bend Democratic presidential candidate Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg addresses the crowd at the South Carolina Democratic Party State Convention on June 22 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. Sean Rayford | Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday proposed a plan to dramatically …

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CFPB Announces Partial Settlement of Lawsuit For Alleged Telemarketing Selling Rule Violations In Relation To Marketing Of Debt Relief Services Offered By Lawyers | Ballard Spahr srl

The CFPB recently filed a lawsuit in the Central District of California against Texas-based GST Factoring Inc. and two of its owners, as well as Champion Marketing Solutions, LLC (“CMS”), its owner and four separate attorneys. In its complaint, the CFPB alleged that the defendants had violated the Telemarketing Rule …

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“It’s a question of privilege”: Dallas Law School revokes admission of incoming student for allegedly racist messages

Admission of a new law student to Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in Dallas was revoked on Wednesday due to alleged racist content on social media. “SMU has revoked its offer of admission to a new student at Dedman School of Law, based on the student’s racist behavior …

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Yellow Cab Drivers Rally Near New York City Hall, Calling For Taxi Medallion Debt Relief – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNew York) – The New York City Comptroller supports a proposed plan to taxi medallion debt relief. Dozens of yellow cab drivers gathered near city hall on Thursday. READ MORE: Fox and Shesterkin Power Rangers to win Kraken The proposal – made by the New York Taxi Workers …

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As Justice Department steps in, federal appeals court hears Harvard admissions case

Students for Fair Admissions raised the initial challenge of Harvard’s admissions process, and in 2018, the Justice Department filed a statement of support in the lower court. But this is the first time that she has pleaded orally in this case. The increased role of the Department of Justice at …

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Vote Biden | Leadership in higher education

If you care about higher education, Joe Biden should be your choice for president in next Tuesday’s election. Over the past four years, President Donald Trump has failed to advance a cohesive higher education agenda for our country. It has done nothing to reduce college costs, expand access, or fight …

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