A Minnesota transplant in a South Carolina lab untangles natural toxins more deadly than sarin gas.
That is hard to square. Trump has been publicly dismissing the truthfulness of Christine Blasey Ford’s account since it first became known.
We’re in new and troubling territory now. Or maybe I’m just an old-fashioned scold about liars, liars, pants on fire. Maybe I’m getting used to the new normal, but I don’t plan to get comfortable with it.
To my hearing, Obama seemed mostly to want – as he did during his active political career – to encourage young people to get in the habit of voting and to keep that habit.
The Post poll showed a new low of the president’s approval rating, at 36, and a new high in his disapproval rating, at 60 percent. The most recent Gallup weekly numbers were 41/53.
I confess, I have not previously followed Whitehouse’s Senate career closely. But he knocked my socks off this morning.
Does Trump’s unshakably loyal, hyper-patriotic base not know about his avoidance of the draft during the Vietnam War? Do they not care?
Some applicants are told: Start here after going somewhere else for freshman year.
Renegade researchers, “the nastiest feud in science,” and how people compete with apes for water in Rwanda’s changing climate.
Morning Consult/Politico ran trial heats on whom voters would prefer if the next presidential election were held now (actually, last week), testing various possible Democratic candidates against Donald Trump.
His weekly Gallup numbers show 52 disapproval/42 percent approval. Likewise, the HuffPost average of many approval polls, as of this morning, shows Trump at 52/43.
FiveThirtyEight doesn’t just have a list of which U.S. House races are in play. The site has assigned a precise percentage likelihood to every single House race in the country.
Supreme Court justices wield huge power for unelected officials in a democracy. And, nowadays, a great priority is put on appointing young ones who will serve for decades beyond any political accountability.
“Those of us who are horrified by the vilification of the news media, those of us who cringe at the sight of angry mobs jeering at the cordoned-off journalists at Trump rallies, far outnumber those who are swept up by this ugly passion,” Davis writes.
Negative partisanship refers to those voters who are more motivated to vote by their fears of the bad things the opposition party will do than they are by the good things they hope their own party will do.
In other congressional primaries, Joe Radinovich cruises to victory in the CD8 DFL primary, and Jim Hagedorn triumphs in the CD1 GOP contest.
Meagan Day and Bhaskar Sunkara of the magazine Jacobin blame the U.S. Constitution for Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Senate.
Someone facing deportation in the Bloomington court who is not detained can expect to wait 1,060 days, or almost three years, before the case will be heard.
In 2017, we in America consumed $600 billion more stuff than we sent to the rest of the world for it to consume. In this sense, the trade deficit is a good thing. It is not “lost money” but gained consumption.
Changing Afghanistan was always going to be a long shot. But while the neocons got distracted by the next shiny object, and while they were tearing up Iraq, the window closed on Afghanistan.