Welcome to Tuesday, all people! The legislative department of the federal government was capable of take time away from not getting something carried out to elevate the debt ceiling, in order that’s one thing. Centrist—or extra actually, conservative—Democrats proceed to cover behind their much more cowardly Republican counterparts. Corruption pays in Florida. Every thing is larger in Texas, together with the blinding hypocrisy of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who’s deciding on how massive authorities can regulate non-public companies by not permitting them to comply with public well being pointers. Oh, yeah, and Georgia appears to be shredding individuals’s proper to vote—actually.
Right here is a few of what you’ll have missed: