We are now a week into the Biden administration, and President Biden has set some clear and surprisingly dominant markers at the beginning of his presidency. He has kept firmly to his constitutional responsibilities in what appears to be an attempt to remind Americans of the off…
My guess is that the story of today that will stand the test of time is that President Biden is governing according to our traditional practices while …
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A peaceful, oh-so-quiet day in the cold of a Maine January. First peaceful day since I don't know when. I don't know about you, but I'm starting to fee…
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Rural vs. UrbanAm I the only one who feels like I’ve gotten some of my bandwidth back?! First of all, huge thanks for your comments last weekend about your fav…
Heather Cox Richardson
Three days into the Biden administration and lots of commenters are noting the return of calm in the media, and the return of a sense of stability in t…
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For all that the news has gotten much calmer and more straightforward since Wednesday, we did indeed get an old-fashioned (or at least a past-administr…
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Today’s big news was not entirely unexpected: There was never any plan for a federal response to the coronavirus pandemic. "What we're inheriting is so…
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“Where can we find light in this never-ending shade?” America’s 22-year-old youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman asked today as she spoke at the inaugurat…
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