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Peru’s Castillo names moderate leftist as finance minister in olive branch to markets

Peru’s President Pedro Castillo walks out the Congress after his swearing-in ceremony, in Lima, Peru July 28, 2021. REUTERS/Angela Ponce/File Photo LIMA, July 30 (Reuters) – Peru’s Pedro Castillo appointed moderate economist Pedro Francke as finance minister late on Friday, an olive branch to rattled markets after the newly-elected president......

Moderate House Democrats are uneasy over Pelosi’s infrastructure strategy

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here But the party’s centrist members aren’t yet on board. “I do have concerns,” Rep. Ed Case of Hawaii, who helps lead a coalition of conservative Democrats known as the Blue Dogs, told CNN when asked about Pelosi’s strategy. “I......

Ad war erupts in West Virginia as both sides try to pressure moderate Democrat Manchin

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Multiple partisan groups are pouring millions of dollars into West Virginia in a bid to pressure moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin over key pieces of his own party’s agenda. The TV ad blitz from both sides of the aisle launched......

Mix and match Covid vaccine study finds increased risk of mild to moderate symptoms

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A health worker injects a dose of the AstraZeneca-Oxford Covid-19 vaccine at a temporary vaccine centre set up at City Hall in Hull, northeast England on May 7, 2021. OLI SCARFF | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — A major......

Elise Stefanik: from Republican moderate to Trump favourite

And upon taking office in 2015, she positioned herself as a moderate, occasionally speaking out against Donald Trump the candidate and later, the president. On a local talk radio station in October 2016, Ms Stefanik said she “absolutely opposed” Mr Trump’s positions regarding Vladimir Putin, Nato and Iraq. And after......

Biden Pick for Treasury’s No. 2, a Moderate Voice, Breaks Racial Barrier

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Speaking at a Washington think tank in the summer of 2016, Adewale Adeyemo, President Barack Obama’s international economics adviser, warned about the perils of protectionism, explained how a growing Chinese economy was good for the world and talked up the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal he helped negotiate......

Lawmakers drill down on how Facebook and Twitter moderate content.

New York Times
At Tuesday’s hearing on social media and misinformation, much of the discussion focused on the minutiae of how Facebook and Twitter carry out the process of moderating the billions of pieces of content regularly posted to their networks. Both Democrats and Republicans zeroed in on the issue, according to a......

New York voters gave us reason to hope a moderate can win 2021 NYC mayoral race

Ed Mullins If this month’s election is any guide, state and local politics bode ill for progressive Dems. New York Democrats overreached, and their miscalculations are instructive for how future campaigns, especially the upcoming New York City mayoral race, can be won. Whether because they feared for their left flanks,......

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