Monday, June 17, 2019

Sanders Admits ‘Slip of Tongue’ Regarding FBI

The Story: The release of a lightly redacted report on Russia’s meddling in the US Presidential election of 2016 (the “Mueller report”) has put the...

Valerie Plame May Run for Congress in 2020

The Story: Valerie Plame, the former CIA spy who first came to broad public attention in 2003 when the George W. Bush administration was trying...

A Victory for Gun Control Advocates in the Supreme Court

The Story: The US Supreme Court, on April 5, rejected an effort by a pro-gun group to delay the enforcement of a federal ban on...
Senator Michael Bennet: We Should Never Shut Gov't. Down | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Michael Bennet, Cancer, and the 2020 Campaign

The Story: Senator Michael Bennet (D- Colorado) has made it very clear that he wants to run for President of the United States. The great...

House Dems Split Over a Prescription Drug Plan

The Story: Nancy Pelosi  (D - Cal.) , the Speaker of the House, would like to put together a unified plan for the lowering of...

Ryan Running for President: In the Blue Collar Lane

The Story: Rep. Tim Ryan (D - Ohio), a political moderate, does not have a very high national profile. He hopes to change that, though,...
Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot holds a press conference

Chicago’s New Mayor: Identity and Resume

The Story: Lori Lightfoot, former President of the Chicago Police Board, takes office as Mayor of that city on May 20, due to her success...
Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 run

Tulsi Gabbard Says: Let’s Move Forward, Beyond Collusion Allegations

The Story: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hi) tweeted out a sentiment rare among the Democratic primary candidates who have thus...

Partisan Gerrymandering is Back Before the US Supreme Court

Justice Stephen Breyer suggested a rule that a map be deemed an unconstitutional gerrymander if one party can win a majority of the statewide vote but nonetheless end up with less than one third of the available legislative seats.

Obamacare Legacy: Three Sides of the Issue for 2020

One measure of Wall Street's sentiment about Obamacare is the value of the iShares US Health Care ETF (IYH). If you had invested $10,000 in this ETF back in 2010, what would have happened to that capital since?