Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Oklahoma Reporter Nominated for US Senate: Abby Broyles

The Story: On Tuesday, June 30, the Democratic Party in Oklahoma voted to nominate Abby Broyles for the US Senate. This pits her against the...

Colorado Dems Nominate Hickenlooper for US Senate

The Story: On Tuesday, June 30, Democratic Party voters in Colorado selected a former Governor, and former Presidential candidate, John Hickenlooper to run for the...

US Attorney, Southern District of New York, Didn’t Go Quietly

The Story: Late on Friday, June 19, the Attorney General announced that Geoffrey S. Berman, who has for more than two years been the chief...
Civil rights vet: 'Anarchists' toppled Confederate statue

Statues and Fort Names: The Confederacy Revisited

The Story: The civil war (1861 - 1865) has long been one of the defining tragedies of US collective memory. In this election year, statues...

Democratic Primary (Georgia) Proves Decisive

The Story:  In Tuesday's Democratic primary (Georgia) for a seat in the US Senate, media executive Jon Ossoff defeated a splintered field. But that night...

Two Knees: 2020 and 2016

The Story: In 2016, after high-profile shootings of two black men by police in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Charlotte, North Carolina, a quarterback for the San...

Iowan Democrats Vote, Choosing Senator Ernst’s Opponent

The Story: With the question of which party will control the US Senate over the next two years very much an open one for the...

Reporter Arrested During Minneapolis Riots

The Story: In Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the midst of protests, riots, and looting, Friday morning, Minnesota state troopers arrested a three-person CNN news crew, including...
Bill Gates on role US should play in global poverty fight

Bill Gates, Politics, and a Conspiracy Theory

The Story: Bill Gates, the co-founder of tech giant Microsoft, ended his active role in that corporation in 2006 and has since devoted himself to...

Bond Buyers for Boeing

The Story: Boeing, one of the globe's largest aerospace manufacturers, and a pillar of the economy of Washington State, appeared to be in real trouble...