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Dems ‘Have Until the 19th of August to Open Our Convention’

Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., said Friday on NBC’s “Today” that he supports Joe Biden’s candidacy for president, but Democrats have an Aug. 19 deadline to hold their convention. Co-host Craig Melvin asked, “We have 17 members of the House, 17 Democrats, one of whom is a sitting senator, who are calling on the president to […]

Social Security update: August direct payment worth $943 goes out in 21 days

August’s Supplemental Security Income payment, worth up to $943, will go out to millions of beneficiaries in 21 days. The payments will go out on Aug. 1 and are given to those living with a debilitating disability that negatively affects their income. Those who file individually can receive a maximum of $943 per month, couples […]

August Border Encounters Of More Than 322,000 Highest Monthly Total In U.S. History

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Total encounters reported at both the northern and southwest land borders in August was 304,162, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection data. It is the greatest total number of illegal entries of any month in recorded U.S. history, according to CBP data. Total encounter data excludes nearly 30,000 gotaways at the southwest […]

Democrats can still jettison Biden as an ‘August Surprise’

At some point, none of this makes sense. “This” President Joe Biden will officially become the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee at the party’s convention in August. The number of Democrats who are honestly excited about that state of affairs won’t satisfy the Mini Coopers. A growing number of Democrats see Biden as a political version […]

Arizona News: August 30, 2023

The Prickly Pear’s TAKE ACTION focus this year is to help achieve a winning 2024 national and state November 5th election with the removal of the Biden/Obama leftist executive branch disaster, win one U.S. Senate seat, maintain and win strong majorities in all Arizona state offices on the ballot and to insure that unrestricted abortion […]

Harris proposes July or August vice presidential debate with Trump pick

Vice President Kamala Harris has accepted an invitation from CBS News to debate former President Donald Trump‘s running mate, whoever it may be. Like the presidential debates between President Joe Biden and Trump, the vice presidential counterpart is poised to be broadcast in studio without a live audience, on either July 23 or Aug. 13, […]

US initial jobless claims jumped to highest level since August

The number of first-time applications for U.S. unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since August 2023, a sign that the robust U.S. labor market is cooling. The number of new jobless claims for the week ending May 4 rose by 22,000 to 231,000, according to the Labor Department. The data was released on Thursday […]

Report: U.S. Jobless Claims Increase To Highest Level Since August

(Photo by Spencer Pratt/Getty Images) James Myers of OAN8:40am – Thursday, May 9, 2024 Applications for unemployment benefits have reached the highest level since August 2023, according to initial filings. advertisement New jobless claims rose by 22,000 to a staggering 231,000 in the week ending May 4.thLabor Department data released Thursday showed the number of […]