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Nov 14 2022
Perspectives BlogFrom the Center
One of the basic truisms in American politics is that midterm elections are won and lost by turning out a party’s base. While presidential campaigns tend to focus on persuading undecided voters at the center of the political spectrum, the lower turnout that we see in most midterms means that there are fewer swing voters to attract. So the party that motivates and mobilizesDan Schnur
Jun 22 2022
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a criminal defendant, voting 7–2 to curb a federal law that mandates significantly enhanced penalties for crimes involving a firearm.
The June 21 decision came as gun control legislation moved forward in Congress following a series of highly publicized mass shootings. At the same time, Americans are awaiting the high court’s ruling in another gun-The Epoch Times
Aug 20 2020
An appeals court in California granted Uber and Lyft an emergency stay on Thursday, giving the ride-share giants more time to appeal a ruling that required them to classify drivers as employees instead of independent contractors.
The news comes after Lyft announced earlier Thursday that it would suspend its ride-sharing operations in the state of California, a lucrative market for theABC News (Online)
Apr 11 2019
US justice department alleges that Assange conspired with Chelsea Manning to break into a secret Pentagon computer network
Julian Assange has been charged by the US government with conspiracy to commit computer intrusion, according to an indictment released soon after the WikiLeaks founder’s arrest in London.
The US justice department alleged that Assange conspired with ChelseaThe Guardian
Jun 14 2022
Former President Trump on Monday issued a 12-page rebuttal to testimony and evidence presented by a House committee investigating the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021, accusing Democrats of seeking to distract from a series of domestic issues facing the country.
“Seventeen months after the events of January 6th, Democrats are unable to offer solutions,” Trump said in a statement releasedThe Hill
Oct 27 2021
Federal Trade Commission staffers have begun looking into disclosures that Facebook Inc.’s FB -0.87% internal company research had identified ill effects from its products, according to people familiar with the matter.
Officials are looking into whether Facebook research documents indicate that it might have violated a 2019 settlement with the agency over privacy concerns, for which theWall Street Journal (News)
Nov 04 2022
Voting is a major issue on the right and the left. Both sides want free and fair elections, but they have different ideas of what the problem is with our current election model, with one side more likely to be worried about voter fraud and the other, voter suppression.
Politicians and partisan media often try to motivate their base to subscribe, donate, engage and turn out to vote byClare Ashcraft
Jan 20 2022
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected former President Donald Trump's request to block the release of White House records sought by the Democratic-led congressional panel investigating last year's deadly attack on the Capitol by a mob of his supporters.
The decision means the documents, held by a federal agency that stores government and historical records, can be disclosed evenReuters
Nov 13 2021
In at least two experiments over the years, Facebook has explored what happens when it turns off its controversial news feed ranking system — the software that decides for each user which posts they’ll see and in what order, internal documents show. That leaves users to see all the posts from all of their friends in simple, chronological order.
Both tests appear to have taught Facebook’Washington Post
Aug 03 2022
Welcome back to Forgotten Fact-Checks, a weekly column produced by National Review’s News Desk. This week, we explain Republican opposition to a veterans’ health bill, look at Politico’s White House PR, and hit more media misses.
Republicans Smeared as Cold-Hearted Veteran-Haters
Senate Republicans last week voted down a bill that would provide funding for health care andNational Review Fact Check