For Democrats, Perdue has also been a useful foil to run against the swampy excesses of Trump’s Washington. The senator reported purchasing stock in a company producing personal protective equipment on the day of a private senators’ briefing on the coronavirus in January. Perdue has denied trading on that knowledge and has attacked Ossoff as a liar for alleging he is corrupt. But in a September ad on that subject, Perdue seemed to confirm that his investment activity had come under investigation from the Department of Justice and the federal Securities and Exchange Commission, each of which Perdue claimed had cleared him of any wrongdoing. … [Read more...] about David Perdue’s Race Was Under the Radar. Then He Opened His Mouth.
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“This time, he’s retooled his team. He has been raising money, and taking a more direct approach to meeting the voter where they are, and not so much running a media kind of campaign,” veteran Mississippi Rep. Bennie ThompsonBennie Gordon ThompsonHouse Democrats introduce bill to invest 0 billion in STEM research and education Long-shot Espy campaign sees national boost in weeks before election House chairman asks Secret Service for briefing on COVID-19 safeguards for agents MORE (D-Miss.) told The Hill. … [Read more...] about Long-shot Espy campaign sees national boost in weeks before election
As the two global leaders in biotechnology, the U.S. and Chinese scientists should also find ways to lead in dialogue about how path-breaking research should be conducted. There are at least a few signs that Chinese researchers and policymakers would be receptive to greater dialogue on biotechnology and bioethics issues. Concern over genetically modified organisms is arguably more public in China than in the West. In August 2019, the Chinese Communist Party announced creating a new committee to advise top leaders on biomedical research ethics, a move that appears triggered by He’s work on synthetic biology. Simultaneously, the tense bilateral relations between the United States and China have been further complicated during the COVID-19 pandemic, including politized claims over the origin and spread of the coronavirus, which damper prospects of cooperation, especially in areas of biomedical research. Disturbing reports suggest that China is leveraging biotechnology tools to … [Read more...] about Why the Nobel Prize shows the US and China need to work together on gene editing