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Nov 05 2020
As the presidential race seems to lean in favor of the Democratic Party, enough Republican congressional candidates are expected to win their respective elections for the party to preserve control of the U.S. Senate and add members to the House of Representatives.
Reports from throughout the spectrum have focused on the disappointing results for Democrats; some expected a "blue wave" ofAssociated Press Fact Check New York Post (News) The Hill
Nov 06 2020
Congress will reconvene this month to tackle major issues following an election that unseated some current members. Both major parties have discussed passing a COVID-19 coronavirus relief package before the end of the year, despite past statements that relief would come in 2021. Congress also needs to fund the government ahead of the December 11 deadline to avoid another shutdown. FurthermoreVox Reuters Washington Times
Jul 20 2017
Perspectives BlogRepublicans in the Senate hoped to vote on the new healthcare bill or at least to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but the vote has again been pushed back by Senate Majority Leader McConnell. Revisions have been made over the past several weeks to the Senate bill but still a few Republicans are unsupportive. After the news of Sen. John McCain's cancer diagnosis, it's possible the vote could change John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Oct 27 2020
Hunter Biden's emails allegedly implicating his father Joe Biden in corrupt foreign business dealings, as first reported by the New York Post, have been the subject of mass media controversy and censorship since the article about them was published. The story was suppressed by Twitter and Facebook due to concerns about misinformation and sourcing (the Post is still suspended from using isWashington Post Axios Wall Street Journal (Opinion)
Oct 21 2020
After Twitter and Facebook censored a story from the New York Post about allegedly corrupt international dealings in Ukraine and China involving Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden, the younger Biden's emails have been the subject of media scrutiny. Allegedly discovered on a laptop abandoned at a Delaware repair shop, the emails reportedly suggest Hunter Biden leveraged his connection to hisNational Review Reuters PolitiFact
Sep 29 2015
Why do Americans tolerate limited political choices?
America is a vast and varied nation. We’re composed of 320 million people who represent nearly every ethnicity and civilization in the world. With nearly 4 million square miles, the U.S. is an eclectic collection of diverse regions, each with its own set of traditions and customs.
Yet all of us areBeth Ballentine
Oct 13 2020
In an interview with WKRC Local 12, a Cincinnati TV station, presidential candidate Joe Biden said he is “not a fan of court packing,” but that “I want to keep focused. The president would love nothing better than to fight about whether or not I would, in fact, pack the court or not pack the court.” Biden also echoed assertions from other Democrats that the appointments of Amy Coney BarrettCNN (Online News) The Hill Fox News (Online News)
Oct 15 2020
Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Joe Biden are set to attend separate town halls Thursday night, hosted simultaneously at 8 p.m. ET by NBC News and ABC News, respectively. The town halls come after Trump refused to attend the originally planned virtual debate, prompting Biden to independently schedule a town hall with ABC. Trump later scheduled a competing town hall with NBC, sparkingCNN (Opinion) The Hill MarketWatch
Jul 07 2022
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation Thursday following a series of controversies and resignations of his high-profile officials.
Speaking in London Thursday, Johnson said "it is clearly now the will of the parliamentary Conservative Party that there should be a new leader and a new prime minister." Johnson said he'll remain prime minister until a replacementNBC News (Online) Associated Press New York Post (News)
Sep 17 2020
On Wednesday, Attorney General Bill Barr addressed a largely conservative audience at Hillsdale College to celebrate Constitution Day.
His remarks drew differences in coverage. Some left- and center-rated media outlets focused on his comments criticizing the "permanent bureaucracy" at DOJ and decrying of calls for a nationwide lockdown to fight the COVID-19 coronavirus. Some reportsNPR (Online News) CNN (Online News) Fox News (Online News)