• 10 hours in Cancún hurt Ted Cruz's job approval more than when he tried to flip the presidential election

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement GOP Sen. Ted Cruz drew national ire after he attempted to challenge the results of the 2020 presidential election, but according to a new poll from Morning Consult, his overall job approval from Texans was hurt far more when he vacationed in Cancún during a winter storm that left much of Texas without power or water for days.
    According to polling conducted between February 18-28, Cruz's net approval rating dropped from +6 to -5 in the weeks following his Cancún excursion. A net approval rating is calculated by subtracting the share of disapproving Texan voters from...
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  • Europe risks losing 15 million jobs if new economic support isn't approved, IMF says

    Europe risks losing 15 million jobs if new economic support isn't approved, IMF says

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Fiscal relief saved European governments from an even worse COVID-19 recession, but failure to approve additional support could plunge the continent into new economic pain, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.
    The IMF projects that Europe stands to lose 15 million jobs unless authorities roll out new equity support. Liquidity bolstered by central banks gave European firms easy access to cash and prevented widespread bankruptcies at the start of the pandemic. But today's problems lie on the equity side of the equation, with businesses' debts worryingly...
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