The Daily Populous

Thursday December 31st, 2020 morning edition

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Ten of the counties were located in Kentucky and the state was home to six of the top 10 worst counties.

Sanders has been a leading advocate in Congress for $2,000 direct payments to qualifying individuals and households.

That is where we are right now in this historic moment," Sanders said from the floor on Tuesday.

McConnell Tuesday also refused an attempt from Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to pass $2,000 stimulus checks through unanimous consent.

The Kentucky lawmaker said Wednesday that the push to approve $2,000 stimulus checks has "no realistic path to quickly pass the Senate.".

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On Wednesday, McConnell slammed Sanders's moves against a vote on the NDAA as a "political stunt. »

McConnell slams Bernie Sanders defence bill delay as an attempt to ‘defund the Pentagon’

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Mr Sanders’ temporary blockade means the chamber will not be able to vote to end debate on the override measure until Friday.

Mr Sanders shot back by slamming Mr McConnell’s home state for having 10 of the poorest 25 counties in the country.

he asked rhetorically, saying the GOP leader "might want to get on the phone and start talking to working families in Kentucky. »

The Reason for the Season: why flu strikes in winter

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Around 200,000 people in the United States are hospitalized each year because of the flu, and of these people, about 36,000 die.

The flu is most serious for the elderly, the very young, or people who have a weakened immune system (1).

The flu season in the U.S. can begin as early as October, but usually does not get into full swing until December. »