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.