Tuesday, June 18, 2019

House Dems Split Over a Prescription Drug Plan

The Story: Nancy Pelosi  (D - Cal.) , the Speaker of the House, would like to put together a unified plan for the lowering of...

The President, the CEO, and the Art of the Deal

The Lordstown plant started production of the Chevrolet Cruze in 2010. At the time it was seen as a hopeful sign of GM's comeback after a chapter 11 reorganization.

Denuclearization of Korea Remains Uncertain

The Singapore summit of June 2018 ended with high hopes and an agreement to continue to talk at the cabinet level about the denuclearization of the peninsula. Those talks have bogged down since.

No, Snow in Minnesota Does Not Prove Globe Isn’t Warming

A tweet by President Trump about Senator Klobuchar's announcement set off a storm in all media (traditional, new, and social).
Former New York Times editor says paper is 'anti-Trump'

New Book Looks at Ongoing Shifts in News

The Story: Jill Abramson has written a book, Merchants of Truth, about the changes in the news business in...
Ground Stop Issued At LaGuardia Airport Due To Staffing Issues | Hallie Jackson | MSNBC

LaGuardia Inspires End to Govt Shutdown

People, including those in high-stress jobs, will not work an indefinitely long time without pay. Since that is the thing the prolonged government shutdown required, something had to give.
Watch Live: FEMA holds briefing on Tropical Storm Michael

The Shifting Boundaries of What a “Shutdown” Entails

The Story: On December 26 the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) posted a notice on its website that it...
General Mattis resigns

US Defense Secretary’s Departure

The Story: The US Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, has resigned from that office...
Shame Tempers Shopping For Friendlier Inspector General For Ryan Zinke | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Interior Secretary’s Departure

The Story: President Donald Trump announced, in a tweet on the morning of December 15,...