Nearly 27 million people watched President Biden’s first formal address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night, a large audience for television these days but a much smaller audience than similar speeches by other presidents, according to data from Nielsen.Shown on all major networks and cable news channels starting at 9 p.m. Eastern time, the speech attracted a much … [Read more...] about President Biden’s first formal address drew nearly 27 million viewers.
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Biden, Calling for Big Government, Bets on a Nation Tested by Crisis
“People are fed up with this,” said Senator Rick Scott of Florida, who heads the campaign arm for Senate Republicans leading into the 2022 elections.Those attacks do not seem to carry the same sway that they did during Mr. Obama’s tenure, when the White House proposed a much smaller economic stimulus package than many economists thought was warranted given the huge erosion in … [Read more...] about Biden, Calling for Big Government, Bets on a Nation Tested by Crisis
What Do Women Want? For Men to Get Covid Vaccines.
Holly Elgison and Len Schillaci are a mixed vaxxed couple, and they are far from alone.“I was always going to get the vaccine, 100 percent,” said Ms. Elgison, a medical claims auditor in Valrico, Fla.Her husband, a disaster insurance adjuster, said he will pass. “To be honest with you, I think that the worst of Covid is behind us,” Mr. Schillaci said. “I’m good.”As the Biden … [Read more...] about What Do Women Want? For Men to Get Covid Vaccines.
Gary Gensler, Wall Street’s New Watchdog, Has a Full Plate
Mr. Gelzinis said Mr. Gensler would probably draw on his familiarity with the subject matter — he taught classes on blockchain technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology — to approach regulation around digital currencies more strategically. That would be a departure from his predecessor Jay Clayton, who favored enforcement actions against initial coin offerings … [Read more...] about Gary Gensler, Wall Street’s New Watchdog, Has a Full Plate
Biden Plan Spurs Fight Over What ‘Infrastructure’ Really Means
“Many people in the states would be surprised to hear that broadband for rural areas no longer counts,” said Anita Dunn, a senior adviser to Mr. Biden in the White House. “We think that the people in Jackson, Miss., might be surprised to hear that fixing that water system doesn’t count as infrastructure. We think the people of Texas might disagree with the idea that the … [Read more...] about Biden Plan Spurs Fight Over What ‘Infrastructure’ Really Means