Monday, Oct 03, 2022

US Republican


Biden has helped the quiet revolution of giving people money

September 24, 2022 10:17 am

For the six months it was in effect last year, President Joe Biden’s expanded version of the Child Tax Credit provided parents of most American children with monthly checks of $250 or $300 per child; at tax-filing time this year, the credit gave people another lump sum of cash assistance.

Florida breaks record for Covid-19 hospitalisations

August 02, 2021 9:03 am

The Sunshine State had 10,207 people hospitalised with confirmed COVID-19 cases, according to data reported to the US Department of Health & Human Services.

Sweeping bill to address China tech threat likely to take weeks in US House

June 16, 2021 9:20 am

House Democratic Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said House committees were working on their legislation, which he hoped would pass with support from Republicans as well as Democrats.

US House Speaker Philip Gunn tests positive for coronavirus

July 06, 2020 9:40 am

Philip Gunn, a Republican, said in a video posted Sunday to Facebook that he got tested because he had been in close proximity to another member of the House who tested positive.

Republican candidate Roy Moore accused of abusing teen denies sexual misconduct

November 11, 2017 10:13 am

The accusations by the four women reverberated through Washington, with many traditional Republicans withdrawing their support for Moore -- though he has received considerable support in his native Alabama and from former Trump advisor Stephen Bannon.

Free verse

May 30, 2014 12:00 am

America’s greatest poet of the self is no more.

US shutdown: Debt default imminent as frantic political attempts fail

October 16, 2013 5:08 pm

Failed talks have prompted a rating agency to warn a possible downgrade in creditworthiness.

Gay marriage momentum prompts US Republican angst

April 07, 2013 3:23 pm

The reality is,there is now irrefutable momentum in America in favour of marriage equality.