Friday, January 22, 2021
Joe Biden benefits from tax breaks, runs against them

Health: Three New Additions to Biden’s Covid Team

The Story: President-elect Joseph Biden announced three new coordinators for his Covid-19 response team on Tuesday, December 29. This statement came amid continuing uncertainties about...

Democratic Party to Control the New Senate

The Story: The question which political party would control the US Senate over the next two years hung in the balance in the two Senatorial...
Capitol staffer arrested for leaking GOP Senators' info

Protesters Become Rioters, Storm the Capitol Dome

The Story: While both Houses of Congress were deliberating over the electoral votes of the various states Wednesday, January 6, preparatory to the final confirmation...
Obama warns Democrats against 'circular firing squad'

Health: President Obama’s Memoir and ‘Obamacare’

The Story: Former US President Barack Obama, whose still-controversial 'Obamacare' system seems to have survived the Presidency of a successor who had pledged to dismantle...

Alex Padilla to Replace Kamala Harris in the US Senate

The Story: The Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, has appointed Alex Padilla to replace the Vice President elect, Kamala Harris, in her seat in the...

Health: EPA Rule Changes on Clean Water Come Under Fire

The Story: The US Environmental Protection Agency recently changed regulations authorized by the Clean Water Act. It has removed certain waters from federal pollution protection....

The Next Congress will Convene without NY’s 22d District

The Story: When the next Congress convenes on January 3, 2021, there will be no member of the House of Representatives with a duty to...

Russia Hacks the US Government

The Story: In recent days, the magnitude and successes of an attack on computer networks used by several departments of the US government have become...
Trump makes surprise visit to US troops in Iraq

Assessing Some End-of-Administration Pardons

Story: Nicholas Slatten, Paul Slough, Evan Liberty and Dustin Heard -- who were all convicted of killing Iraqi civilians while working as contractors in 2007...
Jeremy Bash: Trump's only way out is to resign and let Pence pardon him

Waiting for End-of-Administration Pardons

The Story: As the days tick down to the end of the single Presidential term of Donald Trump, speculation has become rampant about what pardons...