Tyranny of extreme minority: House traditions allow just a handful

The United States House of Representatives has several long-standing traditions that can give substantial power to small groups of representatives, allowing them to influence policy decisions and the legislative agenda. One such tradition is called the “Hastert Rule,” named for former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, which dictates that bills be brought to the […]Read More

Autoworkers go on strike at plants at each of the

automakers When autoworkers go on strike at plants at each of the Big Three automakers (General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles), the strike usually takes the form of a collective action by unionized workers. This means that the workers collectively decide to cease working in an effort to put pressure on the company to […]Read More

Delta will make it harder to get into airport lounges,

, as well as modify frequent flyer programs. They are introducing revenue-based earning for elite status and changing SkyMiles earning and redemption options. At the same time, Delta is eliminating guest visitor access to its Sky Club lounges due to coronavirus-related regulations, and passengers in some cabin classes may no longer be able to access […]Read More

John Fetterman baffles by attacking journalist who defended him

John Fetterman, a former Pennsylvania mayor and current Lieutenant Governor, was caught off guard by a local journalist who defended him against criticism. Fetterman responded to the journalist’s post by attacking him and accusing him of being biased. This was an uncharacteristic move by Fetterman, who often shies away from conflict. The incident baffled many […]Read More

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