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Dec 08 2020
The next secretary of the US Department of Agriculture will confront two of the most dire problems facing the nation: spiking levels of hunger brought on by the coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout, and the damage that ever-increasing climate chaos visits upon our most productive farming regions.
The New York Times will tell you a different story. According to a recent articleMother Jones
Jul 22 2020
Black Republican challenging Rep. Ayanna Pressley flees home after BLM activist posts vulgar video attacking her 'blackness,' interracial marriage
Rayla Campbell, a black Republican challenging progressive U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), fled her home in fear for her life after a popular Boston Black Lives Matter activist trashed her on social media over her marriage to a white man and "proximity to white supremacy."
Campbell, a mother of three, told the Boston Herald on Tuesday that the crude attack was "racism to theThe Blaze
Apr 11 2019
U.S. authorities accuse Assange of conspiring with former Army intelligence officer Chelsea Manning
LONDON—British police arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London on a U.S. extradition request, a dramatic escalation in Washington’s long-running efforts to prosecute a man it accuses of running a foreign “hostile intelligence service.”
British police arrested Mr. AssangeWall Street Journal (News)
Aug 25 2017
Donald Trump is wrong about a lot of things. But in his ongoing war of words with congressional Republicans, he’s right about one big thing — the failure of Affordable Care Act repeal efforts is fundamentally the failure of the Republican Party’s House and Senate leaders.Vox
Mar 11 2021
(CNN)Natalie Sanchez heard it in her children's voices when their birthday parties were canceled and saw it on their faces when they couldn't play with friends.
It was more than just simple disappointment. It was fear that the world they once knew might have changed forever.
"I think that it's something that's going to kind of scar them. I don't think that they'll forget," saysCNN (Online News)
Mar 13 2015
Forty-seven Senate Republicans signed a letter to Tehran's leaders Monday questioning the authority of any agreement Iran might sign with President Obama that is not ratified by Congress. And it's becoming an issue in the 2016 presidential campaign with potential Republican candidates signing onto the letter.
Tom Cotton, the freshman Arkansas senator behind the letter, even tweeted aNPR (Online News)
Jan 11 2015
A top Senate Democrat defended David Petraeus on Sunday, saying the Justice Department erred in recommending charges against the former top Army general and Central Intelligence Agency director.
"This man has suffered enough in my view," Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the former Senate Intelligence Committee chairwoman, told Gloria Borger, CNN chief political analyst on CNCNN (Online News)
Mar 20 2017
At some point Monday afternoon, Judge Neil Gorsuch will sit alone at the witness table and deliver his opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee, setting the initial tone for the week’s worth of probing.Washington Times
Apr 29 2021
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated guidelines on Tuesday regarding mask-wearing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, saying vaccinated people can go maskless outside in most situations. The CDC says vaccinated people should still avoid indoor large-sized in-person gatherings andAllSides Staff
Sep 24 2020
The presidential transition is among the least studied moments of potential mayhem in the U.S. political system. For as long as the United States has been a world power, other countries have watched one president pass the baton to another with anxiety and optimism. Americans experienced the world’s first democratic transition of power more than 220 years ago. If current trends hold, they mayForeign Policy