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Biden said his bid to defend voting rights may be doomed after Kyrsten Sinema opposed changing the filibuster

1 day ago   |   By Business Insider

President Joe Biden speaks to the press after attending a meeting with the Senate Democratic Caucus on Capitol Hill. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
Biden called for changing the filibuster in order to pass voting-rights legislation.
Sen. Sinema, a Democrat, spoke in opposition to changing the filibuster on Thursday.
Shortly after, Biden said of his voting-rights agenda: "I don't know whether we can get this done."
President Joe Biden was brutally honest about the fading prospects of his voting-rights agenda on Thursday after Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said she...
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2 charts show how Omicron symptoms differ from Delta and past coronavirus variants

1 day ago   |   By Business Insider

Girl takes test after getting COVID-19 symptoms on January 4. Brittany Murray/MediaNews Group/Long Beach Press-Telegram/Getty Images
Sore throats and runny noses are increasingly common in vaccinated people with Omicron.
But Omicron patients report fewer instances of fever, cough, and loss of taste or smell .
The charts below show which Omicron symptoms are most common, and how they compare to prior variants.
Almost as soon as Omicron started spreading, doctors noticed slight differences in their patients' symptoms relative to prior variants. Mild, cold-like symptoms such as sore throats...
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Tucker Carlson called Brett Kavanaugh a 'cringing little liberal' for upholding vaccine mandates for health workers

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Brett Kavanaugh. Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images
Carlson slammed Kavanaugh over the Supreme Court ruling on a health-worker vaccine mandate.
Kavanaugh upheld the vaccine mandate for health workers at federally-funded facilities.
"Cringing little liberal," Carlson said Thursday.
The Fox News host Tucker Carlson called the Trump-nominated Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh a "cringing little liberal" because he upheld vaccine mandates for health workers. Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Chief Justice John Roberts, who are both conservatives, sided with the court's liberal judges on the...
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Biden has urged employers to 'do the right thing' and enforce COVID-19 vaccine mandates after losing his Supreme Court case

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The Biden administration's vaccine mandate would have covered around 80 million Americans. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
President Joe Biden has urged employers to impose their own COVID-19 vaccination and testing mandates.
He spoke after the Supreme Court blocked his administration's vaccine-or-testing mandate.
Biden said he was "disappointed" with the ruling and urged employers to "do the right thing."
President Joe Biden has urged employers to "do the right thing" and ensure their staff get COVID-19 shots, after the US Supreme Court blocked his administration's...
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