Monday, January 27, 2020

Senator Romney (R – Utah) Increasingly at Odds with POTUS

The Story: In recent weeks Mitt Romney, a rookie Senator (elected from Utah in 2018) but long a prominent Republican and in 2012 that party's...

A Kennedy Challenges a Party Elder

The Story: Joseph Kennedy III, the grandson of Sen. Robert Kennedy and the grandnephew of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, announced recently that he is a...

Abrams Neither Running for POTUS Nor Sitting it Out

The Story: In 2018 Stacey Abrams ran for Governor of Georgia, and very nearly won (losing to Brian Kemp, the Republican nominee, by only 50,000...

Feenstra Opposing King in Iowa Primary

The Story: Randy Feenstra, a Republican state senator in Iowa, may well prove the beneficiary of outrage generated by the Republican representative for the 4th...

The Progressive 'Squad' : A Test of Unity

The Story: Frequently lumped together in discussion of a so-called progressive "squad," four Congresswoman, each elected to the House for the first time in 2018,...

Why Hasn’t Gillibrand Gotten Traction?

The Story: Kirsten Gillibrand, the junior Senator from New York, and one of many Democratic Party figures running for nomination to be the next President,...

Sanders and AOC Propose Limits on Consumer Debt

The Story: Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) have jointly proposed a new federal law that would limit the interest rates that...
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...

Ryan Running for President: In the Blue Collar Lane

The Story: Rep. Tim Ryan (D - Ohio), a political moderate, does not have a very high national profile. He hopes to change that, though,...

Partisan Gerrymandering is Back Before the US Supreme Court

Justice Stephen Breyer suggested a rule that a map be deemed an unconstitutional gerrymander if one party can win a majority of the statewide vote but nonetheless end up with less than one third of the available legislative seats.