Sunday, December 16, 2018

Election 2018 Lives on in Bladen County, NC

The Story: In the 9th Congressional District, NC, a Republican candidate for the House of Representatives, Mark Harris, seemed to have defeated his Democratic foe,...
Former President George H.W. Bush in intensive care

The Passing of George H.W. Bush: Points of Light

The Story: The 41st President of the United States, George H.W. Bush, died on November 30, 2018, at his home in Houston. Those who recall...

Final Senate Race of the Midterms Decided

The Story: The Republican candidate and incumbent Senator, Cindy Hyde-Smith, won a run-off election Tuesday, November 27, earning a full term in the US Senate...

The Bill of Rights and ‘Excessive Fines’

The Story: The US Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on Wednesday, November 28, in a dispute that may determine whether the 8th amendment...
Pelosi claims sexism in reaction to speaker opposition

Intra-Party Opposition to Nancy Pelosi Falls Apart

The Story: It now appears clear that Nancy Pelosi (D), who represents California's 5th district in the US House, will once again be that body's...
Mike Espy Weighs In On Mississippi Special Election | Morning Joe | MSNBC

“Hanging” Remark Leaves Mississippi Outcome … Hanging

The Story: Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R - MS) is defending her seat in a run-off election November 27 against former US Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy...
Rick Scott flying to DC for Senate elections, orientation

From CEO to Governor to Senator: Rick Scott

The Story: In Florida, after the November 8 vote, and after both a machine and a manual recount, the race for the US Senator's seat...

Carlos Ghosn, of Nissan, Arrested

The Story: On Monday, November 19, police in Japan arrested the chairman of the board of auto giant Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, as a result of...

Blast from the Past: Imelda Marcos’ Conviction

The Story:  A court in the Philippines has convicted Imelda Marcos, the widow of that country's one-time strongman Ferdinand Marcos, on four counts of graft,...

Unexpected Keystone Ruling

The Story: A US district court judge blocked further construction of the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline last week, the latest delay in a project designed...
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