Monday, October 26, 2020

A Free Trade Advocate Is Retiring from Politics

The Story: Pat Toomey (R - PA), who has two years left to serve in his second term in the US Senate, announced last week...
The Untold Story of Sen. Susan Collins and the Kavanaugh vote

The Senate Race in Maine

The Story: Republican incumbent Susan Collins is clearly behind in her race for re-election against the Democratic party's nominee for her US Senate seat, Sara...

Veep Debate: A Lot of Talk about Fracking

The Story:  Senator Kamala Harris (D) and Vice President Michael Pence (R), the vice presidential running mates of Vice President Joseph Biden (D) and President...
A closer look at Judge Amy Coney Barrett

A New Supreme Court Justice by Election Day?

The Story: The Trump administration has said that it would like an up or down vote in the US Senate on the confirmation of Judge...
Sen. Thom Tillis on upcoming Kavanaugh vote

The North Carolina Senate Race

The Story: The Democratic Party's candidate for a seat in the US Senate from North Carolina, Cal Cunningham, did unexpectedly well in campaign fund raising...

Health: Renee C. Fox, Rest in Peace

The Story: One of the founders of the academic study of medical sociology, Renee C. Fox, passed away quietly last month at a hospice in...

The President Tests Positive for Covid-19

The Story: US President Donald J. Trump has tested positive for the presence of the Covid-19 virus in his system. The test was administered on...
China tariffs plan could hurt American farmers

Health: EPA Reconsiders Whether Pesticide Harms Brains

The Story: Five years ago, the US Environmental Protection Agency found that a certain pesticide, chlorpyrifos, is linked to serious health problems including the stunting...
CNN Poll: More see Trump win likely as Biden leads Democrats

The First Presidential Debate of the General Election

The Story: President Donald Trump (R) debated former Vice-President Joseph Biden at the Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio, Tuesday evening. The event was...

Health: The Cyberattack at Nebraska Medicine

The Story: Nebraska Medicine, a private not-for-profit hospital in Omaha, was victimized by a hack attack last week. It continued to see patients throughout the...