Friday, August 7, 2020

Lethal Injection Enthusiast Defeats a Challenge from his Right

The Story: Governor Asa Hutchinson (R-AR), on Tuesday May 22, advanced his reelection cause by defeating his primary opponent, Jan Morgan, a woman who denied...

Nebraska’s 2d District: Democratic Primary

The Story: The progressive wing of the Democratic Party, the wing that for two years now has been largely associated with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders...

Nebraska's 2d District: Democratic Primary

The Story: The progressive wing of the Democratic Party, the wing that for two years now has been largely associated with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders...

Charge Against Governor Greitens Dismissed

The Story: Prosecutors have dropped a charge against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens (R), averting a trial for felony invasion of privacy. Why the Charge was Dropped Greitens...

Controversy Brewing over Brian Benczkowski

The Story: President Trump has nominated Brian Benczkowski, a partner at a prestigious multinational law firm, as Assistant Attorney General for the criminal division of...

Eric Schneiderman Ousted on Assault Allegations

The Story: On May 7, The New Yorker reported that four women allege that they were physically assaulted by New York State Attorney General Eric...

Cordray over Kucinich in Ohio Dem Primary

The Story: In last week's primary in Ohio, Richard Cordray, who directed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) under President Obama, easily defeated former Cleveland...

Solar and Wind Contributions to Republican Candidates

The Story: In a historic shift in US campaign finance, money from renewable energy companies is going more to Republican than to Democratic candidates this...
Republicans compete to challenge Democrat in West Virginia

Morrisey (R) to Face Manchin (D) in November

The Story: On the Republican side, in the West Virginia Senate primary Tuesday, the state's Attorney General, Patrick Morrisey, defeated a large field of candidates,...

Iowa's New Restrictive Abortion Law

The Story: The legislature in Iowa has passed and Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a new and very restrictive abortion measure, requiring any woman seeking...