Monday, August 19, 2019

Marianne Williamson: An Unorthodox Candidate for President

The candidate, Marianne Williamson, should be taken seriously, because she is a token of a type: non-denominational spiritual advisors are becoming a more important part of the American political mix over time.
Rick Perry in a classic debate-gaffe moment.

The Importance of Debates in US Presidential Politics

The Story: This week, in a two day television extravaganza, the top twenty candidates for the Democratic Party's nomination for President come together for a...
Iraq Vet, Rep. Seth Moulton, Criticizes President Trump's Twitter Threats | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Rep. Moulton Enters the Presidential Fray

The Story: On Monday, April 22, Seth Moulton, a member of the House of Representatives for the 6th district, Massachusetts, announced that he is running...
The case against Howard Schultz 2020 | With Chris Cillizza

Schultz’s Hires Suggest His Campaign for POTUS is Serious

The Story: Howard Schultz, the former Starbucks CEO who is exploring a centrist independent campaign for President, may be...

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...
Puerto Rico admits Hurricane Maria's death toll may be 1,427

Puerto Rico in US National Politics

The Story: In four hours over two nights last week, twenty Democratic candidates for President and five moderators discussed a wide range of issues facing...
Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare-for-all' plan may have a $1 trillion problem

Senator Sanders: “Time to Move that Revolution Forward”

Senator Bernie Sanders re-enters the Presidential fray, this time as a front-runner, with his now-familiar revolutionary message.

Rep. Hurd Not Running for Reelection

The Story: On August 1, Representative William Ballard Hurd, from Texas' 23d district (in the southwest part of the state, along the border with Mexico),...
Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 run

A Samoan-American Hindu Runs for President

The Story: A US Congresswoman from Hawaii, who was born in American Samoa in 1981 and who became,...
Senate passes resolution to end US involvement in Yemen war

Veteran Senator Won’t Run in 2020

The Story: Pat Roberts (R - Kan), a man who has been in the US Senate for more...