Monday, December 16, 2019

New Mexico Gets a Splashy Campaign Ad

The Story: Valerie Plame, the former CIA agent, now a candidate for a US House seat from New Mexico's 3d district, has a television ad...

US-Ukraine Relations and Renewed Impeachment Talk

The Story: President Donald Trump has acknowledged that, in a conversation with the President of the Ukraine, Volodymyr Selenskiy, in July,  he asked Selenskiy  about...
de Blasio: Kids have lice, bed bugs, and chickenpox

De Blasio is Out of the Running for POTUS

The Story:  Bill de Blasio, the Mayor of New York City, announced Friday morning the suspension of his campaign for the Democratic Party's nomination for...

Intramural Republican Deliberations on Gun Control

The Story: There is some sentiment within the Republican Party for supporting certain new gun control measures, even at the expense of alienating important interest...
Liz Cheney on her hopes for the 116th Congress

Foreign Policy Tweet War WIthin the GOP

The Story: Rep. Liz Cheney (Wy) and Sen. Rand Paul (Ky), two very prominent Republicans with decided opinions about foreign policy, have been using their...

Top Ten Democratic Candidates Debate

The Story: On Thursday, September 12, the leading ten candidates for the Democratic Party's nomination for President of the United States met on a stage...

Gillibrand Abandons the Presidential Race

The Story: Kirsten Gillibrand, the junior Senator from New York, last week abandoned her campaign for the Democratic Party's nomination for President of the United...

The US Senate and an Unexpected Retirement

The Story: Senator Johnny Isakson (R - Ga), who has represented Georgia in the US Senate since January 2005, announced last week that due to...

Antitrust and Big Tech

The Story: The prominence of a handful of Big Tech firms -- especially Facebook, Amazon, Apple, and Google -- has become a pressing political issue....
Gov. Jay Inslee: President Donald Trump Does Not Intend To Reunite Families | All In | MSNBC

A Global-Warming Themed Campaign Doused

The Story: Jay Inslee, the Governor of Washington State who on March 1 declared himself a (long-shot) candidate for the Democratic Party's nomination for President...