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Excellent article. This played out in every town, county, state, country and continent.

There was a time in March when my friends and I discussed how none of us knew anyone affected by the virus. Now we all know too many- many who didn't have access to healthcare or couldn't stay home because they had to keep working.

No one should be considered expendable. Our next President knows that. Take these stories seriously. and if you can.

The Epicenter: nyti.ms/39DZAei

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This is exactly the type of person who should be advising Biden on economics.

Shifting the focus to how economic policy supports or impedes workers, with a focus on systemic inequalities in institutions that help drive our economy, is the only way our country will begin to reverse the current trends toward extreme income disparities and concentrations of wealth in fewer and fewer people.

Biden’s New Top Economist Has a Longtime Focus on Workers: nyti.ms/3lpyMAJ

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Just had it confirmed in a meeting today that my department will be one of the first to receive the vaccine(s) when it's all approved. It isn't mandatory at this point but likely will be, like the flu shot is for us. I will definitely be getting it and let you all know how that goes. Hooray for science!

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These will keep being dismissed, but the fact that 3 Republican-appointed judges voted to assist Trump in destroying U.S. democracy is why I make it my business to register as many voters as possible, to work for good candidates, and to encourage anyone who will listen to do the same.  

But there is no doubt that Trump lost « bigly » - by more than 10x the size of his paltry 2016 margin.

WI Supreme Court declines to hear Trump campaign challenge to election results:
washingtonpost.com/politics/wi

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@TonyStark He's lost Wisconsin what, three times now? Four?

Jan. 20th can't come soon enough. So tired of this clown.

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Even with the adjustments, the chart in the report shows that in 3 MONTHS the cumulative job loss was 4 MILLION.

In comparison, back during the Great Recession, a total of 8 million people lost their jobs. So basically HALF as many jobs were lost in 3 MONTHS as had happened over almost 2 YEARS in the last recession (the worst one except the Great Depression). It's record bad.

GAO report says unemployment numbers have been inflated by backlogs during pandemic -
washingtonpost.com/business/20

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Do some phone banking with Team Ossoff on Thursday to help get Georgians the best representation and flip the Senate blue!

There are separate events for in Georgia and different areas outside Georgia to keep it organized and keep lists up to date.

Make calls to inform people about the election and help them make a plan to vote! :voteblue: :GOTV: :ga: :ossoff4ga:

In GA: mobilize.us/electjon/event/363
West: mobilize.us/crooked/event/3635
East: mobilize.us/crooked/event/3636
Midwest: mobilize.us/crooked/event/3635

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@TonyStark It's not getting talked about as much but Republicans still have no replacement for Obamacare and would have taken away pre-existing conditions coverage if they could have already.

Jon Ossoff wants to protect what we have and make it better.

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Efforts have not stalled; Mitch McConnell has stalled efforts.

The first thing cut from the bill was the much needed $1200.00 stimulus checks. Once again the people who need money the most are pushed aside. People are sicker, hungrier, and homeless, yet big business' liability protection has been pushed to the front of the line?

Help flip the 2 Senate seats.

Pelosi, Schumer say $908 billion economic relief package should be starting point for talks:
washingtonpost.com/business/20

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If arrogance, stupidity or hypocrisy were co-morbidities, there wouldn't be one Republican left standing. 

Pompeo invites hundreds to indoor holiday parties after subordinates are warned against hosting ‘non-mission critical events’ -
washingtonpost.com/national-se

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This is a great picture of newly-elected Arizona U.S. Senator Mark Kelly being sworn in today, next to fellow Arizona Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema.

Good for AZ.

📷: New York Daily News

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@CarolDanvers

This is Pompeo's "parting gift" to the families of foreign diplomats; a COVID superspreader event.

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@TonyStark I was on the phone with a family member on Thanksgiving who said that he got sick after Labor Day (from his job, most likely) with something that took away his senses of smell and taste, gave him body aches, and gave him other typical COVID symptoms. He gave it to two other people at home, but he didn't get tested, because he "wasn't going anywhere." He still won't wear masks unless he's in a place that enforces it. I'm related to some selfish idiots.

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Trump lost the popular vote and the Electoral vote, very clearly.

Losing very strongly. Losing like no one has ever lost before. Many people are saying it.

Barr says he hasn’t seen fraud that could affect the election outcome -
washingtonpost.com/national-se

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Today is :givingtuesday:

It's obviously a rough time for everyone, but I squeezed in a few donations. Someday, I hope organizations to help those who need it will be better funded, but consider donating to someone or something today.

Many are short due to COVID and are also doing humanitarian work to help areas affected.

Your gift matched by Citi until midnight December 1: No Kid Hungry
nokidhungry.org/partners

3X Match: Help Refugees Survive Winter:
help.rescue.org/donate/help-re

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@TonyStark I always donate to NARAL and Planned Parenthood on and I donated to a women's shelter, too.

It's important to share. :givingtuesday:

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More from the most corrupt administration in America history.

The Trump administration claims 87% of PPP loans were for $150,000 or less versus 28% in actuality. Real small businesses were shut out.

This is how the Republicans want to spend our stimulus money. Of course they don’t want to go along with the Democrats’ proposals because that would require doing the right thing.

More than half of emergency small business funds went to larger businesses, new data shows:
washingtonpost.com/business/20

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@TonyStark Hopefully GOP voters will realize who’s scamming them here. It’s not restricting activity that’s causing the problems. That’s necessary to keep COVID from spreading.

The problem is Republicans who won’t pass a good relief package and steals money from their actual businesses if something does get through.

It’s been pointed out before, but Republicans killed the oversight on this money. This is another example of why.

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This election process revealed America's heroes and villains. Mr. Krebs is a hero. Every election worker, all people who worked tirelessly for weeks to ensure our democracy is safe, are heroes.

The villain list is long and starts with Trump, Pence, Barr, Rudy, Pompeo, all the GOP Senators (and I count Romney in that), Trump's legal team, and everyone else who tried to create sedition, treason, attempt a coup, or undermine American democracy, or did nothing to stop it.

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