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Dec 07 2019
In a letter to House Judiciary Committee members on Friday, the White House announced that it will not participate in Democrats' ongoing impeachment proceedings, calling the inquiry "completely baseless" and in violation of "basic principles of due process and fundamental fairness." The 200-word statement, sent by White House counsel Pat Cipollone to House Judiciary Committee chairman Rep.Vox Fox News (Online News) NPR (Online News)
Jan 15 2020
Speaker Nancy Pelosi named a seven member team as prosecutors for President Trump's impeachment trial. They include Adam Schiff (D-CA), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Sylvia Garcia (D-TX), Val Demings (D-FL), Jason Crow (D-CO), and Zoe Lofgren (D-CA).
The president's legal team will be led by White House Counsel Pat Cipollone.ABC News (Online) The Hill Fox News (Online News)
Nov 26 2019
The House Judiciary Committee announced its first public impeachment hearing will be held on December 4 to "explore the framework put in place to respond to serious allegations of impeachable misconduct." President Donald Trump and his legal team were invited to attend in a letter written by committee chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY); Trump is not required to attend, and is reportedly scheduledReuters Washington Examiner NBC News (Online)
Nov 18 2021
President Joe Biden’s controversial nominee to serve as a top banking regulator faced a heated Senate hearing on Thursday.
The hearing comes after weeks of controversy over accusations that nominee Saule Omarova, a Cornell University law professor who was born in Kazakhstan, holds socialist or communist views. While Republican Sen. Pat Toomey accused Omarova of wanting to “nationalizeNew York Post (News) New York Times (News) CNBC
Jan 27 2022
With longtime Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer reportedly set to retire this year, who will President Joe Biden choose to replace him — and how?
Reports across the spectrum have highlighted two names: federal Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals and California Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger. Jackson, 51, was recently confirmed to D.C.'s federalSCOTUSblog Vox Wall Street Journal (Opinion)
Jul 21 2020
At AllSides, we talk a lot about how bias is natural. Everyone has one — if you’ve got a pulse, you’ve got a bias. We support getting a variety of different perspectives because we believe freeing people from one-sided, biased filter bubbles helps us to better understand the world — and each other. When we expose ourselves to different perspectives, we can get the fuller picture, think forJulie Mastrine
Apr 04 2022
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday reached a party-line 11-11 vote on Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
Jackson’s confirmation is still expected later this week, however. While the Judiciary Committee will not formally recommend her nomination, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) called a vote to discharge Jackson’s nomination from the committee.Reuters USA TODAY The Daily Wire
Aug 06 2020
Updated May 25, 2022
Numerous media outlets released statements in 2020 about their decisions to start capitalizing racial signifiers. Some newsrooms now capitalize the word black when referencing race, though not white. Others capitalize all racial signifiers: the words black, white, and brown. Some capitalize none of these signifiers.
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Jul 01 2020
Media bias occurred over the weekend after a viral video showed a St. Louis couple displaying guns in front of their house on Sunday and telling Black Lives Matter protesters to leave their private street. Protesters had entered a gate to march toward the mayor’s house to hold a demonstration demanding her resignation.
Coverage from media outlets AllSides rates as being on the rightJulie Mastrine
Jul 07 2020
For months, Americans were told by public health officials to avoid mass gatherings and stay home in order to stop the spread of the novel COVID-19 coronavirus. Many states explicitly banned gatherings over a certain number of people — usually 10 to 25 people — and many local and state governments continue to ban or discourage them to this day.
But despite these warnings and bans, biasJulie Mastrine