Saturday, July 4, 2020

The President’s Tax Returns and the Supreme Court

The Story: On Tuesday, May 12, the US Supreme Court held arguments on two controversies over the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns. One...
Massachusetts mayor boycotts Sam Adams beer

MA Senate Primary: Kennedy Leads Markey in Latest Poll

The Story: Senator Ed Markey (D - MA) has fallen behind Joe Kennedy III is the latest poll of opinion heading into a primary for...

Garcia (R) Wins in 25th District, California

The Story:  The people of the 25th Congressional district in California voted for a Republican Tuesday in a special election to fill a seat left...
Trey Gowdy: Sessions was a 'dead man walking' for months

Former A-G Sessions: “I Stood Up for the Truth”

The Story: Jefferson Sessions, who was President Donald Trump's first Attorney General (and who was fired in the wake of the November 2018 elections) is...
John James: President Trump's support was icing on the cake

Likely Michigan Match-Up: James v. Peters

The Story:  Senator Gary Peters (D - MI) is finishing up his first term as that state's Senator: he took the seat as an old...

States’ Pensions, Pandemic, and Bankruptcy

The Story:  Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader in the US Senate, has expressed skepticism about the idea that the US Treasury should subsidize state...
Confessions of an Amazon worker forced to sleep in her car

The Gubernatorial Race in Indiana

The Story: Since Indiana is the home state of (Republican) Vice President Mike Pence, the pick-up of its Governor's seat for the Democratic Party would...

Biden and a Sexual Assault Claim

The Story: A one-time Senate aide to Joe Biden, Tara Reade, claims that Biden sexually assaulted her in the spring of 1993, at a time...
Trump Defends Russia, Ups His China Trade War... And Tweets About Bed Bugs | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

Hydroxychloroquine and the Presidential election

The Story: For much of the period during which the prevalence and danger of the Covid-19 virus was rising to be the dominant public issue...
Gutfeld on media's divisive coverage of Brett Kavanaugh

Senator Collins is Vulnerable in Maine

The Story: Senator Susan Collins (R - Me) has held her seat since 1996. She is now campaigning for a fifth term, though many observers...