Welcome to Tuesday, everyone! The legislative department of the federal government was capable of take time away from not getting something completed to carry the debt ceiling, in order that’s one thing. Centrist—or extra actually, conservative—Democrats proceed to cover behind their much more cowardly Republican counterparts. Corruption pays in Florida. All the things is larger in Texas, together with the blinding hypocrisy of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who’s deciding on how massive authorities can regulate personal companies by not permitting them to observe public well being tips. Oh, yeah, and Georgia appears to be shredding folks’s proper to vote—actually.
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