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Alison Durkee


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Recent articles by Alison:

Texas’ New Secretary Of State Briefly Helped Trump Try To Overturn Pennsylvania’s Election

John Scott, who will now oversee Texas’ elections, was the president’s legal counsel in the controversial case for three days. → Read More

GOP Blocks Voting Rights Bill From Moving Forward In Senate

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer already plans to bring it up for a vote again. → Read More

Some Mask Mandates Lifted Where Covid-19 Cases Are Falling

San Francisco has recently relaxed some of its mask rules—but not yet dropped the mandate entirely—and Illinois could lift its indoor mask mandate before the holidays. → Read More

Here’s How The White House Plans To Distribute Children’s Covid Vaccines

The federal government’s plan includes partnering with children’s hospitals and other doctors’ offices and health centers. → Read More

Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine 93% Effective At Preventing Teen Hospitalizations, CDC Study Finds

The study found 97% of those hospitalized were unvaccinated, including every patient who was placed in intensive care or died. → Read More

Trump Loses In Texas: Election Audit Bill He Begged For Dies In GOP-Led Legislature

The state legislature also adjourned without passing a bill that would have made illegal voting a felony. → Read More

24 Attorneys General Ask Supreme Court To Block Texas Abortion Law In DOJ Lawsuit

The Biden administration asked the Supreme Court Monday to overturn the law. → Read More

Biden Administration Asks Supreme Court To Block Texas Abortion Law

The conservative-leaning court has already ruled in favor of the law once. → Read More

Lawmakers Warn Amazon Execs — Including Bezos — ‘May Have Lied’ To Congress, Suggest Possible Criminal Investigation

The lawmakers told Amazon this is their “final opportunity” to provide proof their executives’ claims were true. → Read More

Arkansas GOP Governor Says Trump’s Fraud Claims Are ‘Recipe For Disaster’ In Midterms

The comments came as GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy also torched the ex-president for losing Republicans the House, Senate and White House. → Read More

Bill Clinton Discharged From Hospital After Suffering Infection

The former president was admitted on Tuesday with a “non-Covid related” urinary tract infection that spread to his bloodstream. → Read More

Fauci Says People Should Feel Free To ‘Enjoy The Holidays’ With Family This Year — Especially If They’re All Vaccinated

The public health expert had previously come under fire for suggesting it was “too soon to tell” whether families could gather, comments which he later said were misinterpreted. → Read More

Texas Abortion Law To Remain In Effect As Appeals Court Blocks District Judge’s Injunction

The court had already put the law back into effect temporarily, but this order will last longer as the litigation plays out. → Read More

Biden’s Supreme Court Commission Warns Adding Justices May Not ‘Serve Democratic Values’

The commission has come out with a draft report, but Biden won’t weigh in on the findings until it’s finalized in November. → Read More

More Than 1 In 3 Parents Won’t Let Their Kids Get A Covid Vaccine, Poll Finds—Here’s What Could Change Their Minds

Thirty-six percent of parents of kids under 12 won’t get them vaccinated, and 45% of parents of 12- to 18-year-olds still haven’t gotten their child the shot. → Read More

More Than 10,000 John Deere Workers Go On Strike For Better Wages

The strike marks the company’s first since 1986 and will affect workers in Iowa, Illinois and Kansas. → Read More

‘Hamilton’ Transgender Actor Accuses Management Of Discrimination In Federal Complaint

Suni Reid alleged repeated instances of harassment and said their contract with the show wasn’t renewed after they asked for a gender-neutral dressing room. → Read More

Hollywood Faces Major Strike Monday Unless Deal Is Reached

The IATSE strike could be one of the biggest in Hollywood history and shut down most film and television production. → Read More

Most Vaccinated Americans Plan To Get A Covid Booster Shot—Except Republicans, Poll Finds

Only 7% of vaccinated respondents overall said they won’t get another shot, but 39% of Republicans are unwilling. → Read More

Florida Fines County $3.57 Million For Covid Vaccine Mandate

The state says the mandate violates Florida’s ban on requiring proof of vaccination, which is subject to a $5,000 fine per infraction. → Read More