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Not everything is clearly on the right or wrong track.
A report found that the number of countries undergoing “democratic backsliding” over the past decade is at its highest point ever.
Surveys of consumer sentiment tend to fluctuate based on which party is in power.
And among Republicans, overturning the decision was only supported by three percentage points more poll respondents than those that wanted it to remain.
I’m open to discussion about the whether or not it’s a good idea to increase the size of the Supreme Court. Just not from Mitch McConnell.
The use of the word “socialism” by the American right and the Republican Party to redefine pretty much “everything the U.S. government might do to improve the lives average or poor Americans” is rubbish.
Most Americans, apparently, are not.
Romney invokes a new flavor of rubbish, saying that the filibuster is necessary to protect government by “consensus.”
I get frustrated with the way Joe Manchin has played the role of chief barrier to the Democrats’ big plan for federal programs to help the poor, the sick, the needy, the elderly, and the young.
In 2014, Six Flags offered a one-time deal: $150 for an annually renewable pass to the park, which included free parking and two meals any time you enter. A dude from Southern California decided to take advantage.
I share Schiff’s concern about these recent transgressions by the Justice Department under Donald Trump, but he misses the larger and more permanent constitutional ways the United States falls short of full democracy.
The tone of all the obits and recaps I read about Powell ranged from respectful to celebratory, except for one, a single run-on sentence at the beginning of the latest weekly installment of the Harper’s Magazine feature called “Weekly Review.”
The law requires teachers to “present opposing views on controversial subjects.”
Democrats’ already thin majorities seem unlikely to survive the midterm elections.
You may have heard this one before. I guess I hadn’t. And it’s not at all clear to me what Scalise thinks should be done. It’s also not clear that he even has a point.
On major cases, they might as well be.
Hill, whose testimony featured prominently in the first Trump impeachment trial, has written an article for Foreign Affairs recapping what she learned and figured about Putin and Russia and how Putin utilized Trump.
In his latest column, Paul Krugman argues that when people are unhappy with the status quo, they are likely to punish incumbent candidates, whether or not the incumbent is really to blame. And that Mitch McConnnell is counting on this.
In an op-ed for the Washington Post, long-time Republican Robert Kagan lays out the threats facing the country in the 2024 election.