Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Health: Constitutionality, Obamacare, and Severability

NOTE: This post inaugurates a new feature of The Thing to Know. We begin a series of regular pieces highlighting issues affecting Americans' health,...

Cameron Webb and “Other People’s Racism”

The Story: The Democratic Party's nominee for the House seat for Virginia's 5th District, Cameron Webb is a physician and an assistant professor of medicine...

Michigan Senate Race May Turn on Obamacare

The Story: The US Senate race in Michigan this year has not received a lot of national press. But it could be critical for the...
Liz Cheney on her hopes for the 116th Congress

Liz Cheney, the President, and the Civil Servant

The Story: Liz Cheney, the congresswoman from Wyoming, is the chair of the House Republican Conference. Many of her colleagues want her to step down...
Highway bridge collapses in Genoa, Italy

Biden Says He Will Have Jobs “Shovel Ready”

The Story: Last week the presumptive presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, Joe Biden, disclosed an economic program that, he says, will put money into...

Bringing the Covid Briefings Back

The Story: President Donald Trump, in Tuesday, July 21, resumed the practice of going before the country directly to brief us all about the Covid-19...
Full Joni Ernst Interview: Scott Pruitt 'Really Abusing His Position Of Power' | MTP Daily | MSNBC

The Iowa Senate Race Looks Like a Toss-Up

The Story: Incumbent Joni Ernst (R) and challenger Theresa Greenfield (D) are the contenders for one of the US Senate seats from Iowa. Although incumbents...

Voting Rights, Felons, and Florida

The Story: The US Supreme Court last week let stand (at least for now) a Court of Appeals ruling that in turn allows Florida to...

Coach Tuberville to Take on Senator Jones

The Story: On Tuesday, Alabama's Republicans voted to make Tommy Tuberville their nominee for the US Senate post now held by Doug Jones (D). Tuberville...
Kris Kobach wins Kansas GOP governor nomination

Kansas GOP: What Do We Do About Kobach?

The Story: Kris Kobach continues to lead in the polling for Kansas' Republican primary for the US Senate seat slated to be filled this year....