Monday, January 27, 2020
Democrats target working-class Iowa district

Impeachment Trial May Cramp Some Campaigns

The Story: It now appears that before the end of January, an impeachment trial will convene in the US Senate. This puts pressure not merely...

Bollier, Kansan Dem, Focuses on Schools in Her Senate Run

The Story: The much-watched race to replace Pat Roberts, a Republican who has represented Kansas in the US Senate for 24 years, has heated up....
Senator Elizabeth Warren First 2020 Candidate To Call For Impeachment | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Warren Has a Plan for … Making Bankruptcy More Sweeping

The Story: Senator Warren has made the phrase "I've got a plan for that" part of her campaign persona as she runs for President. It...

Julian Castro Out of Race, Supports Warren

The Story: Julian Castro, who was the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Obama and who has more recently been a candidate for...
Trump tweets in response to called off attacks on Iran

New Persian Gulf Fighting Redefines Election Campaign

The Story: A US drone attack near Baghdad International Airport on January 3, 2020, killed an important Iranian military official. Five days later, Iran responded...
Pompeo speaks at Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention

US Secretary of State Still Ambivalent about Kansas Run

The Story: The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, declines to be pinned down on the question of whether he will, at some point in...
Power outage strikes Manhattan on the same day of the 1977 NYC blackout

Five Giants Who Left Us in the Year 2019

The Story: The year just past saw the death of five men who played very large roles in American life, especially its financial life, over...
Live: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu speaks on corruption charges

in Israel, Netanyahu Defeats an Intra-Party Foe

The Story: The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, won an important political victory December 26, defeating an intra-party rival to remain the head of...
Michael Bloomberg calls for end of divisiveness | CITIZEN by CNN

Prison Labor and the Presidential Campaign

The Story: Prisoners have been making phone calls, as cheap contracted labor, on behalf of the Presidential campaign of billionaire Michael Bloomberg. The Controversy: The use of...

Joseph Biden Gives Himself a Christmas Present

The Story: Former Vice-President Joseph Biden, still widely considered the front-runner in the campaign to become the Democratic Party's nominee for President next year, turned...