Saturday, June 6, 2020

The Iowa Caucus and “Inconsistent” Numbers

The Story: Iowans caucused Monday to cast votes for their preferred Democratic candidates for President. Oddly, as of midnight there were no official numbers on...
Trump Defends Russia, Ups His China Trade War... And Tweets About Bed Bugs | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

Not Just Headaches: The Aftermath of Iran’s Strike

The Story: President Donald Trump's re-election may well turn on his performance as commander-in-chief. On January 3 he ordered the strike that killed Qasem Soleimani...

Social Media and the anti-Vax Cause

The Story: A social media storm erupted recently when an anonymous individual said that he has figured out an alternative to vaccination ... and the...

A Farmers’ Champion in Alabama

The Story: A US Senate seat for Alabama will be hotly contested between the Republican and Democratic parties in the fall's election. Before that contest...

Social Security and the Biden Tape

The Story: A unlikely dispute has broken out on the Presidential campaign trail over a videotape of a speech that Vice President Joe Biden gave...

Health Insurance and the Dutch Example

The Story: The virtual abolition of a large industry (private for-profit health insurance) by government edict seems the logical outcome of some of the arguments...
Liz Cheney on her hopes for the 116th Congress

Wyoming: Cheney Out of 2020 Senate Race

 The Story: In May 2019, Senator Mike Enzi (R - Wyo) announced that he would not seek reelection to the seat he has held for...

A Stand-Out Moment for Sen. Klobucher at the Latest Dem Debate

The Story: Six candidates for the 2020 nomination of the Democratic Party for President of the United States met in Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday,...
Democrats target working-class Iowa district

Impeachment Trial May Cramp Some Campaigns

The Story: It now appears that before the end of January, an impeachment trial will convene in the US Senate. This puts pressure not merely...

Bollier, Kansan Dem, Focuses on Schools in Her Senate Run

The Story: The much-watched race to replace Pat Roberts, a Republican who has represented Kansas in the US Senate for 24 years, has heated up....