"We have not seen, to date, a coordinated national voter fraud effort during a major election and it would be extraordinarily difficult to change a federal election outcome through this type of model alone, given the range of processes that we need to be affected or compromised by an adversary at the local level," they added. The official also said the FBI stands ready to tackle any potential voter fraud that might occur. … [Read more...] about Intelligence bulletin warns Russia amplifying false claims mail-in voting will lead to widespread fraud
9 discounts and benefits seniors often forget to claim
The earnings limit for 2020 is $18,240 (it changes yearly) and if the limit is exceeded Social Security will take back benefits equal to $1 for every $2 you are over the limit. Such lost survivor benefits are not recoverable. Social Security publishes next year’s earnings limits in the fall of each year prior, so what the earnings limit will be when you reach age 60 isn’t yet known, but it will be an amount that is more than the 2020 limit. … [Read more...] about RUSSELL GLOOR: Ask Rusty — Can I claim my widow’s benefit at age 57?
That said, the headline number only counts claims for regular benefits that not everyone who lost their livelihood due to the pandemic has access to. That's why claims for benefits under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program, that help workers like independent contractors, are so important. First-time claims under the PUA program totaled 838,916 last week, up from the prior week. … [Read more...] about Another 884,000 Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week
"What is clear from the claims data is that the expiration of unemployment benefits is if anything sapping positive momentum in the labor market, not boosting it. The problem here is labor DEMAND not labor supply. We are supporting demand less so we get less hiring," tweeted Julia Coronado, a former Federal Reserve economist. … [Read more...] about Jobless claims steady at 884K despite decline in unemployment rate
Taylor's family, activists and celebrities aren't letting the world forget Taylor's name, though. Her death contributed to the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement with Taylor and other Black victims of police violence, like George Floyd, becoming the faces of the movement. … [Read more...] about It’s been six months since Breonna Taylor died and activists aren’t letting the world forget