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Sep 28 2020
The Times obtained Donald Trump’s tax information extending over more than two decades, revealing struggling properties, vast write-offs, an audit battle and hundreds of millions in debt coming due.
Donald J. Trump paid $750 in federal income taxes the year he won the presidency. In his first year in the White House, he paid another $750.
He had paid no income taxes at all in 10New York Times (News)
Jan 17 2014
President Barack Obama will announce on Friday a major overhaul of a controversial National Security Agency program that collects vast amounts of basic telephone call data on foreigners and Americans a senior Obama administration official said. In an 11 a.m.HuffPost
Aug 19 2013
Republicans Rand Paul and Peter T. King sparred Sunday over the National Security Agencys domestic-surveillance program, illustrating the party's divide on the federal government's monitoring of private data in the interest of national security.Washington Times
May 23 2021
Donald Trump’s new website is up, and his online presence is down – way down.
According to a new report by The Washington Post, social media engagement with Mr Trump is at its lowest point since he ran for president five years ago. Even since January, it’s down by 95 per cent.
“The difference is ridiculous,” Megan Squire, an Elon University computer science professor who studiedThe Independent
Jun 14 2018
Public opinion on abortion rights is often framed as a binary choice between two political positions, but a closer look at new polling data from Gallup reveals more nuance.
While a majority of Americans support legalized abortion in early pregnancy, most oppose it in the later stages, according to the survey.
Gallup finds that 60 percent of Americans believe abortion generallyNPR (Online News)
Apr 30 2020
As the novel coronavirus pandemic brought business to a halt, the pain rippled outward, blowing up sector after sector. According to a detailed analysis of unemployment claims, no industry was left untouched.
After that first chaotic week of lockdowns mid-March, as officials scrambled to slow the spread of the deadliest pandemic in more than a century, restaurants and theaters saw jobWashington Post
Jul 21 2020
Why the framers created the Electoral College — and why we need to get rid of it.
One of the biggest problems with American democracy is that it’s not democratic.
Two of the last five presidents were elected despite losing the popular vote, more than half the Senate is elected by roughly 18 percent of the population, and voting districts are increasingly gerrymandered in waysVox
Jul 21 2020
President Donald Trump’s extraordinary interview with “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace, who frequently fact-checked the president in real time, contained a long list of false, misleading and unsubstantiated claims:
The president claimed other countries, later mentioning Europe, are only testing for COVID-19 if someone is “really sick” and that the “massive” testing in the U.S. “FactCheck.org
Feb 13 2014
A Washington-based consultancy has compared new Obamacare data to projected enrollment in each state, a handy tool that shows states such as Idaho, Montana and North Carolina doing quite well even though they’ve flown under the radar and relied on the federal government to run their new insurance marketplace. Avalere took state-by-state data released Wednesday by the Health and Human ServicesWashington Times
Jun 10 2014
The number of senior citizens getting narcotic painkillers and anti-anxiety medications under Medicare's prescription drug program is climbing sharply, and those older patients are being put on the drugs for longer periods of time, a USA TODAY examination of federal data shows.USA TODAY