Welcome to Tuesday, everyone! The legislative department of the federal government was capable of take time away from not getting something finished to carry the debt ceiling, in order that’s one thing. Centrist—or extra actually, conservative—Democrats proceed to cover behind their much more cowardly Republican counterparts. Corruption pays in Florida. The whole lot is larger in Texas, together with the blinding hypocrisy of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who’s deciding on how massive authorities can regulate non-public companies by not permitting them to comply with public well being pointers. Oh, yeah, and Georgia appears to be shredding individuals’s proper to vote—actually.

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