The Daily Populous

Monday January 17th, 2022 morning edition

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Republican Jason Mariner has not conceded in Florida's 20th District special election House race.

Mariner filed a lawsuit before the election had been called, only telling CBS Miami that "stuff" had been "discovered.".

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A Florida Republican who last Tuesday lost a congressional special election by a landslide margin in a heavily Democratic district has declined to concede the race, according to CBS Miami.

With all precincts reporting, Cherfilus-McCormick defeated Mariner by a 78.7% to 19.6% margin in Florida's 20th District — representing a 59.1 percentage-point victory.

Election officials in Broward and Palm Beach counties told CBS that the election results would be certified in 14 days — with challenges permitted for 10 days after that point.

Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, along with near-unanimous GOP opposition to the bills. »

How Did We Go From Stimulus Checks to “Go to Work With COVID”?

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Now, the Biden administration struggled even to agree internally on whether the government should send high-quality N95 masks to everyone.

One year later, Senators Ron Wyden and Michael Bennet introduced ambitious legislation that would have modernized unemployment insurance assistance nationwide.

Some lawmakers have reportedly been discussing another round of stimulus spending for small business owners of restaurants and gyms, which are particularly vulnerable to COVID-induced economic slowdown. »

CD Projekt Red Has Started To Prepare For A Major Cyberpunk 2077 Update On PC

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Cyberpunk 2077 appears to be in line to get a patch on PC and possibly consoles as CD Projekt Red is updating its internal builds on Steam.

The last time a major update was released for Cyberpunk 2077 was back in August with the launch of patch 1.3.

CD Projekt Red has promised a large update for Cyberpunk 2077 later this year along with the launch of the next-generation console version. »

Outdoor Cats Are Using $500 Starlink Satellite Dishes as Self-Heating Beds

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On December 31, Taylor posted a photo of five cats curled up on his self-heating satellite dish on Twitter.

“Starlink works great until the cats find out that the dish gives off a little heat on cold days,” he writes in a Tweet.

Starlink satellite dishes have a self-heating feature to melt snow, which may be why cats are drawn to it, reports the Guardian. »