AllSides Balanced Search reveals information and ideas from all sides of the political spectrum so you can get the full picture.
Jan 21 2022
A draft of an executive order prepared for then-President Donald Trump and obtained Friday by Politico would have authorized the secretary of defense to send National Guard troops to seize voting machines around the country in the weeks following the 2020 election.
The order, which was never signed by Trump, also would have appointed a special counsel "to institute all criminal andNBC News (Online)
Oct 27 2021
Just over the past week, a billionaire wealth tax proposal has suddenly moved from the edge to the very center of the negotiating table for President Biden’s sweeping Build Back Better agenda.
What explains the shift? The reasons are both negative and positive.
On the negative side: Kyrsten Sinema.
Last week, the Arizona Senator took a break from high-roller fundraising toCommon Dreams
Sep 30 2021
It’s crunch time for President Joe Biden and the Democrats. On top of keeping the government funded past September, and raising the federal debt limit so Washington can pay its bills, Democrats are confronting two pieces of legislation that will define them as they head into the 2022 midterms.
There is the bipartisan infrastructure bill, and there is the multi-trillion dollarPolitiFact
Apr 16 2019
As first-quarter reports roll in, ‘burn rate’ looms as concern for 2020 field
Early finance reports for the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates show they invested heavily in kickoff rallies and fundraising in efforts to build national campaigns, which will need to generate steady streams of cash.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised about $6 million in the first threeWall Street Journal (News)
Dec 08 2021
The head of Instagram will find himself in Congress' crosshairs for the first time Wednesday in the one area lawmakers have shown they are willing to pass tech regulations — protecting youngsters online.
Why it matters: Republicans and Democrats have found common ground in grilling tech companies on how their products harm children, especially after revelations in The Wall StreetAxios
Apr 13 2021
A group of top Democratic Party pollsters are set to release a public statement Tuesday acknowledging “major errors” in their 2020 polling — errors that left party officials stunned by election results that failed to come close to expectations in November.
In an unusual move, five of the party’s biggest polling firms have spent the past few months working together to explore what wentPolitico
Jan 19 2021
Janet Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden’s choice for Treasury secretary, will urge lawmakers in her confirmation hearing Tuesday to “act big” to avert a protracted economic downturn and put aside concerns about the mounting national debt.
“Economists don’t always agree, but I think there is a consensus now: Without further action, we risk a longer, more painful recession now—and long-Wall Street Journal (News)
Jan 31 2022
A new statewide poll of Georgia voters shows a statistical tie between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican candidate Herschel Walker.
Mr. Warnock, who is running for his first full term after winning an upset special election in 2020, trailed the retired professional football player in a head-to-head match-up by just 3.5 percentage points, right at the poll’s error margin.Washington Times
Jan 06 2017
A united front of top intelligence officials and senators from both parties on Thursday forcefully reaffirmed the conclusion that the Russian government used hacking and leaks to try to influence the presidential election, directly rebuffing President-elect Donald J. Trump’s repeated questioning of Russia’s role.New York Times (News)
Dec 01 2021
Just as a worrying new variant of the coronavirus has begun to spread, the Federal Reserve chair signaled on Tuesday that the central bank could reduce its support for the economy more quickly, sending a shudder through Wall Street and pushing the S&P 500 negative for November.
A sell-off already in progress accelerated after the chair, Jerome H. Powell, told a Senate committee thatNew York Times (News)