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Mike Gravel Suspends His Campaign for President

The Story: Mike Gravel, a former US Senator who was for much of this year waging a long-shot campaign for the Democratic Party's nomination for...
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: War with Iran would make Iraq War 'look like a cakewalk'

Rep. Gabbard has a big Debate Moment

The Story: On July 31, during the second night of a two-night debate held in Detroit, Michigan among the Democratic Party's candidates for President, Rep...
President Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un open to third summit

Korea: How Many Parties in the Talks?

The Story: For many decades, US policy with regard to talks about the Korean peninsula was simple: the US would not engage in one-on-one talks...

The Politics of Vaccines

The Story: The number of measles cases in the US this year has passed 1,000: a rare milestone. This has stoked the already contentious politics...

The 2020 Senate Campaign: Tennessee

The Story: Senator Lamar Alexander (R - Tenn.) has been a prominent figure in US politics for a long time: in the Senate, or in...
Elizabeth Warren launches committee ahead of likely 2020 run

Senator Warren and Dow Corning

The Story: Though the story of the Democratic primary contest for a Presidential nomination is still in its early chapters: Senator Elizabeth Warren has established...
Eric Swalwell: Hold Barr and Mnuchin in contempt

Eric Swalwell: The First Campaign Drop-Out

The Story: On July 8, 2019, Eric Swalwell, who represents California's 15th district in the US House, became the first participant of any prominence to...
Washington Post obtains confidential draft IRS legal memo about Trump's taxes

Epstein Scandal Fells a Trump Cabinet Member II

The Story: One can not say with any level of assurance what impact the arrest of Jeffrey Epstein last week, or the subsequent resignation of...

Klobuchar’s Views on Education Policy

The Story:  Senator Amy Klobuchar (D - Minn), one of the Democratic Party's candidates for President, announced what she calls a "Progress Partnership" plan last...
GOP Representative Justin Amash Calls For Impeaching Donald Trump | The Last Word | MSNBC

Rep. Amash Leaves Republican Party

The Story: In an opinion piece in the Washington Post in July 4, a US Congressman from Michigan, Justin Amash, announced that he is leaving...