There is complicated news about voter suppression tonight out of Wisconsin. It has overridden today's news of the extraordinary outburst of Trump’s act…
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The storm is upon us. America has at least 337,274 coronavirus cases and at least 9,633 dead, and the numbers are climbing. The next two weeks will be …
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In an interview on the Fox News Channel on Monday, Trump explained his objection to Democrats’ efforts to appropriate billions of dollars for election …
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Quite the Friday night news dump today. At about ten o’clock tonight, Trump notified Congress he has fired the Intelligence Community Inspector General…
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Behind the confusion and foot-dragging as the White House confronts the global pandemic is the administration’s desire to dismantle the federal governm…
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After a very long day of teaching on-line (which I find exhausting) and celebrating the new book’s publication date (woo hoo!) I fell deeply asleep on …
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Our coronavirus numbers continue to climb. Today America has more than 185,000 known infections and Covid-19 has killed 3,768 people, more than those w…
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Tonight the top of the Empire State building flashed red and white like an emergency beacon, and the interpretations of that new signal encapsulated th…
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For all that Trump gave a press briefing tonight, backing off the suggestion that the country could reopen for business on Easter, April 12 (perhaps af…
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People are asking how it is that Trump’s approval ratings are higher than ever: an average of all the polls has him at 47%, a three-point increase. Two…
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Today the House of Representatives passed the Senate’s massive coronavirus relief and stimulus bill, the CARES Act. This $2.2 trillion bill is an attem…
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The United States now leads the world in confirmed coronavirus cases. At least 83,377 people have tested positive for the virus, a leap of 17,166 cases…
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