Thursday, May 23, 2019
A look at the big issues facing the Supreme Court this fall

Noted Political Scientist Dies

The Story: An influential political scientist died on December 20: David M. O’Brien (1951-2018) had...

Culture Wars on Campus: Satoshi Kanazawa

The Story: Satoshi Kanazawa is an invited guest this year at Northwestern University, in...
2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting

Christmas Greetings from The Thing to Know

The Story: The staff at Vote.net wishes a Merry Christmas to all of those of our readers who celebrate...
Does the Democratic Party have an identity crisis?

Democratic Presidential Primaries: The Next Round

The Story:  Within the Democratic Party competition for the Presidential nomination in 2020 is bound to be intense. Among...

The Inverted Yield Curve and Why it Matters

The Story: On Monday, December 3, the yield curve on U.S. Treasuries inverted. Specifically, the...

Blast from the Past: Imelda Marcos’ Conviction

The Story:  A court in the Philippines has convicted Imelda Marcos, the widow of that country's one-time strongman Ferdinand Marcos, on four counts of graft,...

Unexpected Keystone Ruling

The Story: A US district court judge blocked further construction of the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline last week, the latest delay in a project designed...

Trade with China: Wall Street versus the White House

The Story:  In recent days, high profile Wall Street executives present and past have been speaking out to urge an end to the trade disputes...

Supreme Court Rules for States on Internet Sales Taxes

The Story: The U.S. Supreme Court, on Thursday, June 21, ruled that states have the authority to collect sales taxes from the merchant on internet...

Arrington, SC House Candidate, Hospitalized

The Story: Katie Arrington, Republican candidate for a South Carolina seat in the US House of Representatives, was in "critical but stable condition" in a...