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Ron Wyden

Trump’s election-eve drug discounts for seniors get snagged | 10/16/2020

… 75-25 the plan will not happen. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss back-and-forth internal deliberations. Earlier this month, Reps. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., Richard Neal, D-Mass, and Sen. Ron Wyden , D-Ore., questioned the legality of Trump’s plan, saying in a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar that “the president now appears to be attempting to buy votes just weeks before the election using …

Andy Slavitt

An Era of Caring | 10/16/2020

I’m not going to lie, we have seen some gorgeous days here in Vermont, and I have made sure to get out whenever possible to enjoy that special kind of joy from being surrounded by beauty. My best wish is that you are doing the same where ever you find yourself. Mostly I am joined by the wind in the leaves, the squirrels dashing amongst the undergrowth and the birds …

John Bel Edwards

Black man’s family views graphic video of in-custody death | 10/16/2020

… beating the man, repeatedly jolting him with stun guns and dragging him face-down across the pavement. Ronald Greene’s mother and sister wailed “like they were at a funeral” Wednesday after meeting with Gov. John Bel Edwards and watching a half-hour of the footage of the May 2019 encounter that is now the subject of a federal civil rights investigation, their attorney told The Associated Press. “This family has …

Mark Meadows

Wanted: New Material | 10/16/2020

… Lawn signs, police stations, California, plenty of things are burning but I haven’t heard of anyone burning a flag in years. (Yeah, but what about those draft-card-burning hippies?) He boasted about making Mark Meadows share his helicopter and contract coronavirus as if it was an honor; for all I know, Meadows agrees. His latest schtick involves tossing face masks at the mob, but no one will say if …

Chris Sununu

NH ‘Pausing’ All Hockey Activities For 2 Weeks Following Coronavirus Outbreaks | 10/16/2020

NH ‘Pausing’ All Hockey Activities For 2 Weeks Following Coronavirus Outbreaks October 15, 2020 at 5:00 pm Filed Under: Gov. Chris Sununu , New Hampshire News , Youth Hockey CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is “pausing” all hockey activities in indoor rinks for two weeks following positive COVID-19 tests for 158 people associated with the sport over the last two months, Gov. Chris Sununu and health officials said Thursday. Dr. Ben …

John Marshall

CONTROL OF THE JUDICIARY BY PLUTOCRAT SOCIOPATHS IS NOT GOOD IN A PANDEMIC | 10/16/2020

… the old saying went: The health of the people is the supreme law. Such authority went back to the beginning of the Republic. In the famous 1824 case of Gibbons v. Ogden , Chief Justice John Marshall defended the “acknowledged power of a State to provide for the health of its citizens.” States, he explained, were empowered to enact “inspection laws, quarantine laws” and “health laws of every description.” Lemuel Shaw …

Evan Vucci

Trump’s election-eve drug discounts for seniors get snagged | Seattle Times | 10/16/2020

Trump’s election-eve drug discounts for seniors get snagged Oct. 15, 2020 at 2:21 pm Updated Oct. 15, 2020 at 2:32 pm President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Pitt-Greenville Airport, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Greenville, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s plan to mail millions of seniors a $200 prescription savings card has hit …

John Tsai

Novartis receives positive CHMP opinion for Leqvio®* (inclisiran), a potential first-in-class siRNA for the treatment of high cholesterol | Globe Newswire | 10/16/2020

… patients in Europe not achieving guideline-recommended LDL-C targets despite available current standard of care treatments. These patients remain at risk of ASCVD events, such as strokes or heart attacks 3 -5 ”, said John Tsai , Head Global Drug Development and Chief Medical Officer, Novartis. “This encouraging positive CHMP opinion is a significant step in our journey of reimagining medicine with this transformational treatment, which has the potential to bring …

Marty Walsh

The parties haven’t stopped in Boston despite COVID-19. Officials vow they will crack down. | 10/16/2020

… and we don’t start to take responsibility as individuals, we’re going to be in a potential case where I have to stand at this podium and talk about shutting down the city again,” Mayor Marty Walsh said Thursday during a press conference on the city’s pandemic response. “I don’t think I have to explain to anyone the implications of having to shut down the City of Boston again.” Advertisement After …

Alex Wong

Leaked Audio Reveals GOP Senator Going Off on Trump for 10 Straight Minutes in Brutally Honest Rant | 10/16/2020

Oct. 15, 2020 Alex Wong /Getty Images; Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, many prominent Republican lawmakers voiced opposition to then-candidate Donald Trump and his controversial, longshot campaign. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said the Republican party would be “destroyed” and “deserve it” if they nominated Trump. Then-South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley decried Trump’s failure to reject the endorsement of KKK …

Jason Purcell

Salsify Wins Five National Awards for Outstanding Workplace Culture | PR Newswire | 10/16/2020

… Happiest Employees Best Compensation Best Perks & Benefits Best Work-Life Balance Earlier this year, Comparably placed Salsify’s leadership team in the top 50 in the country for small/medium sized companies, along with CEO Jason Purcell being named a Best CEO for Women. Comparably also named Salsify the number one small/medium sized company for professional and career development. “Salsify is proud to be named by these prestigious national organizations …

Milton Friedman

Resurgence of Child Labor Amid Global Pandemic Offered as Proof That ‘Capitalism Is Monstrous’ | 10/16/2020

… what are known as externalities. Five syllables to take the place of three. Look for the Late Great George Carlin’s video explaining soft language and you will catch my drift. Fuck such economists, with Milton Friedman at the top of the list. ~https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7n2PW1TqxQk October 15, 2020, 10:33pm 4 A 2007 study (its published report is titled The Science of Early Childhood Development), which was implemented to …

Steve Pascoe

Landlords say they’re working with tenants after eviction moratorium ends | 10/16/2020

… the COVID-19 pandemic. Download the free WMUR appLandlords who spoke with News 9 said most of their tenants are paying their rent, but some are struggling.”You have tenants that can pay,” said Steve Pascoe , of Capri Realty & Management, who manages more than 50 apartments in New Hampshire. “You have tenants that want to pay but may have trouble paying. And then you have tenants who will use this …

Steve Vairma

US Foods Workers In California Vote To Join Teamsters Local 63 | PR Newswire | 10/16/2020

… and my brothers working together, I know we can get it done.” “Organizing is more challenging during Covid-19, and I applaud the US Foods workers and Local 63 for these important victories,” said Steve Vairma , Director of the Teamsters Warehouse Division. “These workers help their communities every day, and they need to have more security for themselves and for their families as Teamsters.” Founded in 1903, the International Brotherhood …

Lori Lightfoot

Lightfoot’s ‘authenticity’ to be center of plan to re-brand Chicago | 10/16/2020

Chicago’s Chief Marketing Officer Michael Fassnacht speaks about the art installation “Boards of Change” on Daley Plaza earlier this month. Pat Nabong/Sun-Times Mayor Lori Lightfoot and her “authentic” personality will be a cornerstone of the plan to “re-brand” Chicago and help the city recover from the economic havoc wreaked by the coronavirus, the city’s chief marketing officer said Thursday. Michael Fassnacht. a former commercial advertising whiz, donated …

Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly: How A Veteran Radio Journalist Adapts To Hearing Loss | 10/16/2020

Mary Louise Kelly: How A Veteran Radio Journalist Adapts To Hearing Loss By editor • 1 hour ago Listen / Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode Sound And Silence For years, NPR host Mary Louise Kelly found ways to do her job and manage hearing loss. But now she can no longer rely on reading lips or leaning-in. She describes how she’s adapting all over again. About Mary Louise …

David Guth

Roommates Ordered Tried On Heroin Traffic Charge | 10/16/2020

Two Stillwater men, who live together at a house on N. Charolais from which $1,500 worth of heroin was allegedly seized, have been ordered to stand trial on drug trafficking charges that carry as much as a life prison term on conviction. Joshua David Guth , 37, and Steven William Wisler, 38, remain held in the Payne County Jail on $50,000 bail each pending their court appearances before separate judges in …

Kelly Loeffler

Kelly Loeffler Races to Far Right With Endorsement From Marjorie Taylor Greene | New York Mag | 10/16/2020

From practically the moment of her appointment as an interim U.S. senator from Georgia, after Johnny Isakson’s health-related resignation, Kelly Loeffler has been under fire for suspected moderation. Governor Brian Kemp reportedly chose her as a self-funder who might appeal to the suburban women … More …

Mandel Ngan

Blumenthal, Tong to lead virtual town hall - NewsTimes | 10/16/2020

… on Capitol Hill on October 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Barrett was nominated by President Donald Trump to fill the vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who passed away in September. (Photo by Mandel Ngan -Pool/Getty Images) less WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 15: Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) speaks on the fourth day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee …

Darin LaHood

After Reporting 67,000 Tests, Public Health Officials Announce Highest One-Day Coronavirus Disease Case Total – 4,015 New Cases | 10/16/2020

Lenore Sobota BLOOMINGTON — Two-term Republican Congressman Darin LaHood of Dunlap and Democratic challenger George Petrilli, an attorney from Springfield, are squaring off in the 18th Congressional District, where health care, the economy and the COVID-19 pandemic response are among key issues. The district covers portions of central and western Illinois, including Woodford and parts of McLean and Tazewell counties. It includes all of Normal and most of Bloomington …

Adriano Espaillat

Harlem Electeds And Others At Co-Naming Ceremony For Dr. Nasry Michelen | 10/16/2020

Harlem Electeds And Others At Co-Naming Ceremony For Dr. Nasry Michelen On, Thursday, October 15th, 2020, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez , Congress Member Adriano Espaillat , and The Nasry Michelen Foundation hosted a street co-naming ceremony to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Nasry Michelen. Dr. Michelen was an inspirational and visionary medical professional and community leader for social and health care justice to generations of Dominicans in New …

Conor Lamb

Lamb, Parnell TV ads trade political attacks | 10/16/2020

… in political ads to help viewers “get the facts” about the advertising content.In his ad in the race for PA-17 Congressional District, Republican challenger Sean Parnell makes the following claim about Democratic Congressman Conor Lamb .”In D.C., he’s a partisan, siding with Nancy Pelosi,” Parnell says in the ad.That’s spin.Parnell’s ad cites ProPublica’s online vote comparison tool that says Lamb and House Speaker Pelosi, his fellow Democrat, have agreed …

Joe Neguse

Charlie Winn (R) Second Congressional District | 10/16/2020

… people’s house, the U.S. House, they’re spending all their time fighting each other and not doing the people’s business.” The good doctor understands that while second congressional district is a “blue” district and incumbent Joe Neguse , of whom Winn was largely complimentary, is the favorite in the race, he sees, at the very least, an opportunity to move the discussion of key issues forward. “As a physician I am upset …

Clayton Kershaw

Don’t Blame Clayton Kershaw, Blame Dave Roberts and Dodgers Bats for Game 5 Loss | 10/16/2020

… on Thursday, with the Texas winds whipping through Globe Life Field, Atlanta counterpunched in a big way. The NL East champs sent 22-year-old Bryse Wilson to the hill to face Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw . In his storied career, Kershaw has won nearly half as many Cy Young Awards (three) as Wilson had made big league starts (seven). Yet Wilson outdueled Kershaw and gave the battered Atlanta pitching staff …

Serge Belanger

Needham Issues a Buy Rating on Collegium Pharmaceutical (COLL) | 10/16/2020

Needham Issues a Buy Rating on Collegium Pharmaceutical (COLL) Catie Powers - October 16, 2020, 9:35 AM EDT SHARE ON: In a report released today, Serge Belanger from Needham assigned a Buy rating to Collegium Pharmaceutical ( COLL ), with a price target of $34.00 . The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $20.99. According to TipRanks.com , Belanger is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 0.1% and a 40.7% success rate …