How Biden’s Coronavirus Relief Bill Might Just Get Through The Senate

Democrats may control the Senate, but their slim majority means passing President Joe Biden’s nearly $2 trillion American Rescue Plan will take some special maneuvering. Here’s why ― and how it can happen. One huge reason the Senate is so dysfunctional? The filibuster. A bill can pass the Senate if a simple majority of senators vote for it. However, before […]

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Formula One revenues dropped by $877 million in 2020

Formula One's revenues took an $877 million hit last year, falling 43% as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Revenues amounted to $1.145 billion compared to a previous $2.022 billion. The season featured 17 races, mostly without spectators, and had highlight events such as Monaco and Singapore cancelled. Formula One's revenues took an $877 million hit last year, falling 43% […]

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India ‘out of recession’, GDP grows 0.4%

Agri stays resilient, manufacturing returns to growth; NSO widens FY21 estimate to 8% contraction India’s economy resurfaced to growth territory in the third quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2020-21, clocking a 0.4% rise in the gross domestic product (GDP), as per data from the National Statistical Office (NSO). GDP had shrunk in the first two quarters by 24.4% and 7.3% […]

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Ted Cruz in CPAC speech says ‘Trump ain’t goin’ anywhere,’ jokes about Cancun controversy

Ted Cruz CPAC speech: Biden and ‘radical’ administration already ‘overshooting’ with liberal agenda Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at CPAC about cancel culture, uniting conservatives and libertarians, as well as socialism. Sen. Ted Cruz says the GOP is the party of the working class and vows that former President Trump will remain a power player in the Republican Party. Cruz, the […]

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Elizabeth Warren, progressive Dems demand filibuster get scrapped in $15 minimum wage fight

Fate of $15 minimum wage rests in hands of Senate parliamentarian FOX News congressional correspondent Chad Pergram has the details on ‘Your World’ Progressive Democrats renewed their push to kill the Senate filibuster after a Thursday night ruling from the parliamentarian dealt a major blow to their efforts to include a $15-an-hour minimum-wage increase in the coronavirus relief bill. Elizabeth MacDonough, the non-partisan […]

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Amazon appoints pharmacy exec to lead vaccine rollout to its more than one million employees

Amazon has appointed Nader Kabbani, VP of Amazon Pharmacy, to run its nascent COVID-19 vaccination efforts. Kabbani’s job is to ensure Amazon is ready to give employees access to vaccines when available. The move comes amid the biggest leadership shakeup in company history. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Amazon has named 16-year company veteran Nader Kabbani […]

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Amid GameStop craze, Biden's SEC nominee Gary Gensler gets hearing date

Reddit’s WallStreetBets founder: Would’ve never imagined GameStop stock frenzy could happen R/WallStreetBets founder Jaime Rogozinski discusses ‘meme stocks,’ the rise of retail investors, Robinhood and his investing tips. Wall Street's top cop can't get be confirmed fast enough as the financial markets continue to get jolted by heavy trading in shorted stocks including GameStop. Gary Gensler, President Biden's pick to […]

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