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