Air Force chief endorses Biden

Today, former Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James released a statement endorsing Joe Biden for President of the United States. A native of Long Branch, NJ who graduated from Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School, James commanded the Air Force…

Benefits did not hinder working

A report by Yale economists finds no evidence that the enhanced jobless benefits Congress authorized in March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic reduced employment.  The report (PDF) contradicts Republican claims that more generous unemployment benefits, which provided $600 per week…

Moms for Biden kickoff event

Women for Biden held its first Moms for Biden event, a kickoff event featuring Jill Biden and Jennifer Garner. Moms Demand Action volunteer Julvonnia McDowell, Portland mom Rashelle Chase, and advocates Fatima Goss Graves and Alida Garcia also spoke at the launch, which…

COVID hampers campaigning

Eight employees with the Progressive Turnout Project, which has been knocking on doors to turn out voters in the 2020 election in a dozen states since June, have tested positive for COVID-19. A top official with the Democratic group said…

Herman Cain dies of COVID-19

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain died from coronavirus 40 days after he attended President Donald Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The 74-year old Black business executive was hospitalized in Atlanta since July 1. Cain was born Dec. 13, 1945,…

Quantum leap eyed on Internet

Government officials and scientists unveiled a plan to build a quantum Internet, pursuing one of the most important technological frontiers of the 21st century. A quantum Internet relies on atoms, photons and electrons exhibiting a quantum state known as entanglement,…