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December 20, 2020

Lawmakers reach compromise (Covid Bill includes UI) over GOP proposal to rein in Fed's powers...WAP0


Mike DeBonis,
Jeff Stein and
Rachel Siegel
Dec. 20, 2020 at 1:03 a.m. EST

"Senior lawmakers resolved a major standoff late Saturday night clearing the way for Congress to pass a nearly $1 trillion economic relief package, after Democratic leaders and Sen. Patrick J. Toomey (R-Pa.) struck a compromise over his proposal to rein in the lending powers of the Federal Reserve.

Toomey had created a major impasse last week by demanding new limits on the central bank’s emergency lending authority. His proposal, supported by Republican leadership, threatened the delicate negotiations over the relief package. But after hours of frenzied negotiations and meetings in the Capitol, a compromise between Toomey and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) was brokered around 9:30 p.m., aides in both parties said.

The revised language bars the Federal Reserve from creating precise copies of the lending programs created through the $2 trillion Cares Act passed by Congress. It affirmatively shuts down as of Jan. 1 those programs, which were seeded with a $500 billion appropriation by Congress in March. As congressional negotiators have discussed for weeks, the $429 billion in unspent funds will be redirected to other programs in the new $900 billion bill."
October 9, 2020

Early voted in Ohio today...Cleveland. The lines were long but hubs who had spinal surgery last year

was concerned about standing for a long time so he brought his walker which he uses if he has to stand or walk long distances...and they let us go in handicapped line where there were chairs...we were out in about a half an hour. I turned in our mail order ballots and cast my early vote ballot. I want my ballot counted on election night. Everyone had on a mask.

October 7, 2020

Just checked. It seems you can early vote if you requested a ballot...

they cancel the ballot and issue a new one...but you should early vote if you are not using your mail in ballot...different if you vote on election day. Based on this article, you do not need your ballot when you early vote.

"If you do have a burning desire to vote in-person, I would suggest that you come down [to the BOE] for early voting, where we can simply cancel the ballot we sent you, and issue a regular ballot," said West. Going to your local BOE is the simplest way if you change your mind, because if you go to a polling location on election day, your name will be flagged. You would then have to cast a provisional ballot, which are ballots that are set aside because of questions and are counted after issues are resolved."


October 3, 2020

Anyone else wonder if he knew he had it on Tuesday and showed up late no test to infect Biden?

His entire worthless family did also. And none of them wore masks...careless people.

“They were careless people, Tom and Daisy – they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made.”

September 28, 2020

Former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale hospitalized after threatening self-harm


September 26, 2020

AOC has reached out to Sanders supporters and other progressives and told them

they must vote for Biden...My daughter's best friend has take down her Facebook anti-Biden posts...I talked until I turned blue but it seems as if she and others will now vote enthusiastically for Biden...could make a difference...could have a landslide with a united party...that would be wonderful Text or leave a message for AOC thanking her for her hard work.

September 26, 2020

We Are going to beat Trump...believe

From Small towns to big cities; We are going to win!



"...there are only about 3000 registered Democrats in Van Wert county (with a population of 28,744). Last checked, the racial makeup of the county was 97.43% White and the median income was $39,497. Not surprisingly, Van Wert County is a stronghold Republican county in presidential elections. In 2016, Donald Trump won 80% of the votes cast in the county.

You might think this is a lonely place to be a Democrat. You might think it is the kind of place where Democrats have to hide what they believe in. It used to be.
Dan tells me that it’s really noticeably different from what it was like in 2016. Typically Democrats in this area keep their heads low. Not this year..."

Dan has been working his ass off at democratic headquarters and he is not alone in working hard. He said he is seeing excitement for Biden in rural Ohio. He keeps running out of signs. He can’t get them printed fast enough to keep up with the demand. A group of registered Democrats in his county raised over $7000 to buy all the available billboards in the county. So every billboard will be a Biden billboard. They did this in about 72 hours.

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