Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Influential Nevada Union: On Healthcare

The Story: As the focus of the Democratic Party's presidential nominating race turns to the Nevada caucus (February 22), an influential labor union in that...
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...
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...
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...

Julian Castro Out of Race, Supports Warren

The Story: Julian Castro, who was the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Obama and who has more recently been a candidate for...
Trump tweets in response to called off attacks on Iran

New Persian Gulf Fighting Redefines Election Campaign

The Story: A US drone attack near Baghdad International Airport on January 3, 2020, killed an important Iranian military official. Five days later, Iran responded...
Pompeo speaks at Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention

US Secretary of State Still Ambivalent about Kansas Run

The Story: The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, declines to be pinned down on the question of whether he will, at some point in...

Democratic Debate Drama: The Picket Line

The Story: The Democratic National Committee has now hosted several debates among the candidates for that party's nomination for President of the United States. There...
How Mayor Pete Buttigieg And President Donald Trump Handle Protesters | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Mayor Buttigieg, Role Models, and Race

The Story: In recent days, words spoken by Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, 8 years ago have come back to haunt him as...
NY Lawmaker calls on de Blasio to quit his 2020 campaign, resign as Mayor

NY Lawmaker calls on de Blasio to quit his 2020 campaign, resign as Mayor

2020 Democrat and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spent less than one full workday of time at City Hall in the first month of his presidential bid, according to the New York Post. New York Republican Assemblyman Mike…