Reading Time: 5 minutes Crawling through the weeds at ground level, investigative journalists find amazing things — then sources evaporate.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The nation is now agog over a sex and blackmail scandal that involves two of the more famous publishers in the world — Jeffrey Bezos, owner of Amazon and the Washington Post, and David Pecker, publisher of the National Enquirer. By now you know the bare — and I do mean bare — outlines of Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Iowa may be next in line to restore former felons’ voting rights.
Reading Time: 1 minute During his entire life, Donald Trump has stiffed government whenever he could. So why should a government shutdown bother him now?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Georgia is setting the stage to spend over a hundred million dollars to again purchase insecure voting machines, disregarding public and expert opinion.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Turkey spars with US National Security Advisor John Bolton as Russia and Iran emerge the main beneficiaries of a messy American withdrawal from Syria.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Do ICE agents who penned a letter requesting a separation from the agency want to distance themselves from Trump’s policies, or is this claim a case of media overreach?
Reading Time: 2 minutes President Donald Trump is constantly lashing out against what he considers “fake news” (i.e. any story that is unflattering to him). But some of his GOP allies are creating their own websites that truly fit the definition.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Trump’s decision to withdraw from Syria, which has stunned friends and foes alike, brought attention to strategic American vulnerabilities on the ground.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Democrats netted 40 seats in this year’s midterms, but the “blue wave” didn’t crest everywhere. In heavily gerrymandered states, such as North Carolina and Ohio, Democratic gains were nonexistent.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has won a legal settlement with the state of Pennsylvania that will put in place paper ballots and auditable, voter-verifiable elections by 2020.
Reading Time: 10 minutes In case you think a Holocaust could never happen in America — think again.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Missourians overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment to reduce corruption and gerrymandering. Weeks later, Republicans are already trying to weaken the measure.
Reading Time: 1 minute The first move for the Democratic House may not be subpoenas or investigations, but rather passing voting rights legislation.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Brian Kemp will be Georgia’s next governor. His opponent, Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams, has now acknowledged this — but that doesn’t mean she thinks it was a fair fight.
Reading Time: 3 minutes While Saudi Arabia’s monarchy often functions like a mob, Turkey’s motivations to keep the Khashoggi story at the top of world headlines are also self-serving.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Maine is the first and only state to implement ranked-choice voting for federal elections. And now third-party voters’ second choice has led to a Republican losing his House seat to a Democrat.
Reading Time: 2 minutes An orderly Brexit could actually enable grand European projects such as a common army. Whether that would fix relations with the US is another matter.
Reading Time: 2 minutes As Americans ideologically drift further apart, voting rights and voting rights initiatives receive broad, bipartisan support among the public. Will DC listen?
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Democrats captured the House, but suffered losses in the Senate, so was there a “blue wave?”