Liveblog - In case you missed it: Headlines 01/14/22

Normally, News Views does not feature a Live Blog on Fridays but, since we have lots going on in the ‘news world,’ welcome to the Friday Edition. Please feel free to post ‘headlines’ you would like to share that we may have missed.

Tweet of the Day:

President Biden/Biden Administration:

Congress:

Goodbye ‘godsend’: Expiration of child tax credits hits home

2022 Election:

The Republican National Committee says it will require candidates to pledge to not participate in debates run by the Commission on Presidential Debates. What would replace them, if anything, was unclear.

  • The Republican National Committee is preparing to change its rules to require presidential candidates seeking the party’s nomination to sign a pledge to not participate in any debates sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates

Sen. Mitt Romney says the Republican National Committee ‘would be nuts’ to block GOP candidates from participating in presidential debates

Economy:

Retail sales dropped 1.9% in December as higher prices caused consumers to curb spending

COVID-19/COVIDIOTS:

Spotify: Cancel this clown

Should’ve Gotten the Vaccine:

Almost all teens needing intensive care for COVID-19 were unvaccinated, study shows

The study found the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was highly effective at keeping teens out of the hospital.  

Unvaccinated pregnant women more likely to experience severe covid symptoms and newborn deaths, study says

The American Taliban/White ISIS/MAGAts/Gunz!:

Houston County deputy suspended after social media comment on Ahmaud Arbery case

January 6 Investigation Updates:


State News:

A Wisconsin judge rules absentee ballot drop boxes are not allowed under state law

Ohio’s Finest:

Other News: 

Navient reaches a deal to cancel $1.7 billion in student loan debts

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