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weekly unemployment down

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weekly unemployment down
weekly unemployment down

Weekly unemployment claims are down by about 13,000.

There were 553,000 new claims last week.

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IT’S PART OF ACOORDINATED EFFORT BY GOP HELDSTATE LEGISLATURES.

THESE ARECLEAR EFFORTS TO DRAG US BACK TOTHE JIM CROW ERA."TODAY--PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN BEGANSELLING THE COUNTRY ON THEVISION HE OUTLINED LAST NIGHTDURING HIS FIRST ADDRESS TO AJOINT SESSION OF CONGRESS.DOUG LUZADER IS ON CAPITOL HILLWITH MORE ON THE PRESIDENT’SSPEECH, AND THE REPUBLICANRESPONSE ARE BEINF RECIVWD.1:10 - 1:28NATS: "Madam Speaker, thePresident of the United States(applause)"JOE BIDEN MAKING HIS WAY INTOTHIS JOINT SESSION OF CONGRESSFOR THE FIRST TIME AS PRESIDENT.THERE WERE MASKSAND FIST-BUMPS ALONG THE WAY...FOLLOWED BY A DECLARATION.BIDEN says: "America is on themove again."THE HOUSE CHAMBER WAS SPARSELYFILLED DUE TO COVIDRESTRICTIONS.BUT THE PRESIDENT WONDEMOCRATIC APPLAUSE, AT LEAST,FOR HIS NEW NEARLY TWO-TRILLIONDOLLAR DOMESTIC SPENDINGPROPOSAL.BIDEN says: "The American FamilyPlan puts money directly intothe pockets of millions ofAmericans.."HE’S INCLUDING WITH THAT A PUSHFOR TUITION-FREE COMMUNITYCOLLEGE, AND UNIVERSALPRE-SCHOOL -- FUNDED, IN PART,BY TAX HIKES ON THE WEALTHY.THERE WERE CALLS FOR ACTION ONCLIMATE CHANGE... GUN CONTROL...AND POLICE REFORM, WITH THEPRESIDENT AGAIN AND AGAIN CITINGRACIAL DIVISION.BIDEN says: "We have a realchance to root out systemicracism that plagues America andAmerican life in many otherways."SCOTT says: "Our public schoolsshould have reopened monthsago."SOUTH CAROLINA REPUBLICANSENATOR TIM SCOTT DELIVERED THEG-O-P RESPONSE -- TOUCHING ONEDUCATION... AND RESPONDING TOTHE PRESIDENT’S REPEATED CLAIMSOF SYSTEMIC RACISM.SCOTT says: "Hear me clearly.America is not a racist country.It’s backwards to fightdiscrimination with differenttypes of discrimination, andit’s wrong to try to use ourpainful past to dishonestly shutdown debates in the present."YOU CAN SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVEON WHAT YOU HEARD FROM THEPRESIDENT AND THE REPUBLICANRESPONSE ON OUR SOCIAL MEDIAPAGES.SOME OF YOU ALREADY WEIGHING INON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE.STEVE MARUD SAYS "Just a bunchof empty promises and no mentionof the real issues that areaffecting this country."VICKI GILLIGAN SAYS "The onlything i fully agreed with wasthe statement that no oneworking 40 hours a week shouldbe below the poverty level."JAMES WOLFORD SAYS "Inspiring.Motivational.

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