Joe Biden at the Iowa State Educators Association, January 2020. (Photo credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

By Julia Rock

Over a year ago, Joe Biden vowed that if elected president, he would end standardized testing requirements in public schools. Now he is breaking that promise, prompting backlash from teachers unions.


American’s billionaires have gained $1.3 trillion worth of wealth during the pandemic, enough to pay for two-thirds of Biden’s COVID relief package.

While one natural gas CEO reveled in his company’s windfall from the Texas blackouts last week, the state’s Republicans still think a Green New Deal is the real enemy.

Lindsey Boylan, a former aide to Andrew Cuomo, has accused the New York governor of sexually harassing her and her colleagues.

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