The Daily Populous

Saturday August 20th, 2022 morning edition

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Democrat John Fetterman has raised over $1 million since Monday, his campaign told Insider.

The fundraising haul comes after recent stumbles from his opponent, Dr. Mehmet Oz.

Oz was pilloried this week for a video in which he opined about inflation while grocery shopping.

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Fetterman and Oz are running for a US Senate seat representing Pennsylvania to replace retiring GOP Sen. Pat Toomey.

In the first 24 hours, Fetterman raised over $500,000, according to his campaign.

Fetterman recently returned to the campaign trail after suffering a stroke in May. »

The IRA Gives USPS Billions to Buy Electric Vehicles

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Now, the question becomes: Will the USPS move forward with already announced plans to buy a fleet of gas-guzzling trucks?.

But with the passage of the IRA, the USPS is running out of reasons to move forward with purchasing any gas-powered vehicles at all.

In 2021, the USPS conducted an environmental impact review that found that it would cost $2.3 billion more to purchase 100 percent electric vehicles than it would to purchase a fleet with just 10 percent electric vehicles. »

US gaming revenue fell 9% to $4.2bn during July, says NPD

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Throughout the month of July US video game revenue reached $4.2 billion, a 9% drop year-over-year according to the latest NPD data.

Lego Star Wars fell to third place while Nintendo's newest RPG, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 premiered at fourth place.

Here are the US Top 20 (based on dollar sales) for the period between 7/3/2022 through 7/30/2022, courtesy of The NPD Group:. »

Alan Dershowitz says every reputable attorney he's spoken with has told him their firms 'won't let them go anywhere near' Trump

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"I'm not going near this with a 10-foot pole," Dershowitz said a lawyer told him recently of Trump.

Alan Dershowitz, the lawyer who defended former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial, told Insider that most reputable law firms weren't letting their attorneys go anywhere near Trump as his legal issues snowballed.

"All big-firm lawyers have told me that their firms won't let them do it," Dershowitz said in an interview. »