Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Oil and Presidential Politics

The Story: Joseph Biden made a statement to the website Politico Monday with regard to the Keystone XL pipeline, a statement that shows that oil...

The President’s Tax Returns and the Supreme Court

The Story: On Tuesday, May 12, the US Supreme Court held arguments on two controversies over the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns. One...
Massachusetts mayor boycotts Sam Adams beer

MA Senate Primary: Kennedy Leads Markey in Latest Poll

The Story: Senator Ed Markey (D - MA) has fallen behind Joe Kennedy III is the latest poll of opinion heading into a primary for...

Garcia (R) Wins in 25th District, California

The Story:  The people of the 25th Congressional district in California voted for a Republican Tuesday in a special election to fill a seat left...
Trey Gowdy: Sessions was a 'dead man walking' for months

Former A-G Sessions: “I Stood Up for the Truth”

The Story: Jefferson Sessions, who was President Donald Trump's first Attorney General (and who was fired in the wake of the November 2018 elections) is...
Bill Gates on role US should play in global poverty fight

Bill Gates, Politics, and a Conspiracy Theory

The Story: Bill Gates, the co-founder of tech giant Microsoft, ended his active role in that corporation in 2006 and has since devoted himself to...
John James: President Trump's support was icing on the cake

Likely Michigan Match-Up: James v. Peters

The Story:  Senator Gary Peters (D - MI) is finishing up his first term as that state's Senator: he took the seat as an old...

Bond Buyers for Boeing

The Story: Boeing, one of the globe's largest aerospace manufacturers, and a pillar of the economy of Washington State, appeared to be in real trouble...

States’ Pensions, Pandemic, and Bankruptcy

The Story:  Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader in the US Senate, has expressed skepticism about the idea that the US Treasury should subsidize state...
Confessions of an Amazon worker forced to sleep in her car

The Gubernatorial Race in Indiana

The Story: Since Indiana is the home state of (Republican) Vice President Mike Pence, the pick-up of its Governor's seat for the Democratic Party would...