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U.S. gas prices have fallen for seven straight weeks and are approaching an average price of $4 a gallon, easing the pain of record-high fuel costs amid shrinking global demand for oil.
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Not to worry. Call it a guess, but Congress will somehow find another way to raise the deficit.
Each has spread falsehoods about fraud and illegitimate ballots, endorsing the failed effort to override the 2020 results and keep former President Donald Trump in power. Their history of anti-democratic impulses has prompted Democrats, democracy experts and even some fellow Republicans to question whether these officials would oversee fair elections and certify winners they didn’t support.
There is no question that victories by these candidates in November could lead to sweeping changes to how millions of Americans vote.
I’m shocked, shocked I say: Trump’s ‘Free Speech’ Network Is Banning Posts
What not to do when you’re under oath sitting next to the judge overseeing your trial (you’ve really gotta watch the video):
“Ukraine-Russia grain deal could expand into ceasefire, Putin ally Gerhard Schroeder says. Then he went on to speak about Leprechauns and the magical powers of crystals” — Drew Curtis
It would have been a victory for Democrats and abortion rights activists if they’d even kept it close in Kansas.
Instead, as the heavily Republican state rejected an anti-abortion constitutional amendment, it marked a political earthquake with the potential to reshape the entire midterm campaign.
And if the politics of Roe proved fraught for Republicans in Kansas, it’s going to be even more treacherous for the GOP in swing-ier, more moderate swaths of the country.
Wow. Ron Johnson just said Congress should end the guaranteed benefits of Social Security and Medicare, calling the programs that millions paid into a “debt burden”— Parker Butler (@parkerpbutler) August 3, 2022
He said Congress should hold a vote on whether to cut off funding for the programs. pic.twitter.com/DT4VlIqDXk
At some point in the next few years, the 30 million smokers in the United States could wake up one day to find that cigarettes sold at gas stations, convenience stores and smoke shops contain such minuscule amounts of nicotine that they cannot get their usual fix when lighting up.