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SK Ashby
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In other news, new initial claims for unemployment unexpectedly climbed by 45,000 to 770,000 last week. Stimulus checks started hitting bank accounts this week.

Meanwhile, conservative brain genius Dan Bongino is taking the timeslot previously occupied by Rush Limbaugh which is fitting because he's basically a dumber version of Limbaugh.

Finally, the Biden administration says they expect to ease coronavirus travel restrictions in May.

The Biden administration is looking toward the middle of May to relax restrictions on travel across the borders with Mexico and Canada and on inbound international travel from the UK, Europe and Brazil, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

While there has not been a policy memo or formal codification of that timeframe, the current discussion has centered around trying to limit the spread of variants domestically as localities make their own decisions on how quickly to reopen. In the meantime, officials have suggested President Joe Biden and his Covid task force need more time to feel comfortable with reopening borders and increasing the level of air traffic from overseas.

“There is going to be a sea change in mid-May when vaccines are more widely available to everyone,” according to one senior administration official.