The Daily Populous

Wednesday October 21st, 2020 evening edition

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"Let's be very clear about this: Mitch McConnell and Republicans are continuing to block essential relief to Americans across our country.".

Assuming a united Democratic caucus, any legislation would need at least 13 Republican votes to clear the Senate.

"If Trump wants to 'go big or go home,' he better see if he can control his own party.".

Mitch McConnell is rushing to steal a Supreme Court seat before the election.

According to data from the Census Bureau, 22 million U.S. adults reported that their household struggled to afford enough food last month.

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his COVID relief bill does not include another round of stimulus checks for Americans. — The Recount (@therecount) October 20, 2020.

Kyle Herrig, president of watchdog group Accountable.US, said in a statement that "the American people need help and need it now.". »

A global survey of potential acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine

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Countries where acceptance exceeded 80% tended to be Asian nations with strong trust in central governments (China, South Korea and Singapore).

A relatively high tendency toward acceptance in middle-income countries, such as Brazil, India and South Africa, was also observed.

Older people were more likely to report that they would take a vaccine, whereas younger respondents were more likely to accept an employer’s vaccine recommendation. »

CAREN Act: San Francisco Supervisors Approve Ban On Racist Calls To 911

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved legislation Tuesday banning false, racially-biased calls to 911.

Dubbed the Caution Against Racial and Exploitative Non-Emergencies (CAREN) Act, the measure passed the chamber with all 11 supervisors voting yes.

“We want to make sure people don’t continue to weaponize emergency calls to law enforcement,” said Supervisor Shamann Walton, who authored the measure. »

AOC Wants To Work With Republicans To Legalize Marijuana And End War On Drugs

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ASAM made 24 specific marijuana-related recommendations following a board of directors vote that was formalized this month.

While some of the proposals are consistent with the organization’s prior policy stances, its embrace of specific federal reforms stands out.

Again, however, the most significant recommendation from ASAM concerns federal protections for people who comply with state marijuana laws. »