The Daily Populous

Sunday September 26th, 2021 morning edition

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The party did not officially announce the resolution, but voting delegates of the ADP shared the news online.

The Democrats have a majority, albeit narrow, in the House and once they pass, they will move to the Senate.

In the Senate, the current filibuster rules allow for bills not to pass even if they have majority support.

NEW: the Arizona Democratic Party has passed a resolution pledging a 𝐯𝐨𝐭𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐧𝐨 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐟𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 in @KyrstenSinema if she refuses to vote to reform the filibuster.

According to the motion “Concerning Kyrsten Sinema,” the ADP voted to “Reaffirm Our Support for Ending the Filibuster and Giving Notice of Possible Vote of NO Confidence.”.

By refusing to remove the filibuster, Sinema has essentially doomed what she claims are her own priorities.

By an overwhelming 80%+ vote, the Arizona Democratic Party has passed a resolution pledging a vote of NO CONFIDENCE in @KyrstenSinema if she fails to vote to reform the filibuster or doesn't support the #BuildBackBetter reconciliation bill. »

'We will not boost our way out of this pandemic,' CDC director says as 70 million eligible Americans remain unvaccinated

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But the virus still poses a great threat to more than 70 million eligible people who remain unvaccinated.

"The most vulnerable are those unvaccinated," Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Friday.

The CDC on Friday approved a third shot of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine to an expanded group of Americans. »

Three dismembered bodies, including a child, found in burning Texas dumpster

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(CNN) Three dismembered bodies -- including a child -- were found in a burning dumpster in Fort Worth, Texas, this week, according to the city's police department.

The bodies were "burned and heavily dismembered," police said in a news release on Friday , adding there were "body parts unaccounted for.".

Authorities found the bodies in the dumpster while extinguishing the fire, and the Fort Worth Police homicide unit responded to the scene. »

Minister: Iran will return to nuclear talks `very soon’

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While “standing up new sanctions against Iran,” he said, the United States can’t keep speaking of returning to the nuclear deal, even holding bilateral talks with Iran, and criticizing Trump policies.

The Biden administration implored Iran on Thursday to quickly return to talks on its nuclear program, which were suspended in June ahead of the Iranian elections, warning that the window for negotiations may soon close.

“Have no doubt,” he said, “that if they wish to continue their previous language towards Iran and previous comportment towards Iran, the hands of the Islamic Republic of Iran will not remain tied.”. »

Masks in school help prevent Covid-19 outbreaks and spread, CDC studies find

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From mid-July through the end of August, 191 school-associated outbreaks occurred, according to the CDC.

"I would say that data actually absolutely show that masking decreases outbreaks in schools," CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Monday.

"So with the purpose of keeping our kids in school, getting them in school, having them be safe, masks really are the way to go.". »