Bush Calls Out GOPers Trying To End HIV Program + More News

Former President George W. Bush (photo: public domain)

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The Advocate: Former President George W. Bush (R) has made his case to preserve the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), credited with saving more than 25 million lives, after GOP lawmakers have attempted to cut the program because they say it promotes a “leftist” agenda. Continue reading “Bush Calls Out GOPers Trying To End HIV Program + More News”

Chicago Says No 2nd Term For Mayor Lori Lightfoot + News

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot won't return for a second term in office after voters turned on Lightfoot over concerns about crime.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot (via official Facebook)

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The Advocate: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot won’t return for a second term in office after voters turned on Lightfoot over concerns about crime and the city’s slow recovery from the pandemic. Lightfoot is the city’s first Black woman and first out gay person to serve as mayor. Continue reading “Chicago Says No 2nd Term For Mayor Lori Lightfoot + News”

More Santos Drag Videos Surface + More News

Rep. George Santos (R-Nassau) initially denied that he performed as a drag queen. He later seemed to admit that he once had fun at a festival dressing in drag. But newly-surfaced videos seem to suggest that Santos dressed as his drag persona over a period of at least three years.
George Santos (screen capture)

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MSN: Serial liar Rep. George Santos (R-Nassau) initially denied that he performed as a drag queen. He later seemed to admit that he had fun at a festival dressing in drag – once. But newly-surfaced videos seem to suggest that Santos dressed as his drag persona over a period of at least three years. Continue reading “More Santos Drag Videos Surface + More News”

HHS To Make 1.8 Million Monkeypox Vaccine Doses Available Monday

The Department of Health and Human Services announced that it has accelerated Phase 4 of its National Vaccine Strategy and will be making an additional 1.8 million doses of the JYNNEOS monkeypox vaccine available for ordering starting Monday, August 22.
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra (image via Twitter)

The Department of Health and Human Services announced that it has accelerated Phase 4 of its National Vaccine Strategy and will be making an additional 1.8 million doses of the JYNNEOS monkeypox vaccine available for ordering starting Monday, August 22. Continue reading “HHS To Make 1.8 Million Monkeypox Vaccine Doses Available Monday”