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May 24 2012
Last week, a few dozen hedge fund and investment executives arrived at the Park Avenue home of Hamilton E. James, president of the private equity firm Blackstone. Each had paid $35,800 to spend two hours at a fund-raiser with President Obama, but the timing proved awkward: A few hours earlier, Mr. Obamas campaign had begun a blistering attack on Mitt Romneys career in private equity, the sameNew York Times (News)
Feb 12 2022
Big Tech speech restrictions turned COVID-19 into the most pro-censorship environment in the U.S. at least since World War II. Media Research Center has found more than 800 examples of bans, deleted content, and other speech restrictions related to the virus, as well as to resultant vaccines masking and government policies.
MRC Free Speech America tallied a whopping 808 total cases ofNewsBusters
Sep 20 2022
Alan Dershowitz is known as a defender of notorious news makers, including O.J. Simpson and Jeffrey Epstein. But it's another client that caused prominent liberals, friends, and even some family members to reject him: the noted lawyer's defense of Donald Trump during impeachment.
"The Constitution provides only four grounds for impeachment, treason, bribery, or other high crimes andCBN
Sep 14 2022
A new surge of migrants, primarily from Venezuela, is overwhelming the Border Patrol and shelters in El Paso, Texas, where nearly 1,000 have been released near bus stations over the past week in hope that they will find their own way to their next destinations in the U.S.
On average, the El Paso Sector of the U.S. border has had about 1,300 migrants cross per day, up from May’s high ofNBC News (Online)
Aug 18 2020
Democrats launched their general-election pitch during the first night of their virtual convention, presenting Joe Biden as someone who could heal a nation battling a coronavirus pandemic and civil unrest while criticizing President Trump’s handling of those upheavals.
Former first lady Michelle Obama, in Monday night’s keynote speech, described Mr. Trump as the “wrong president for ourWall Street Journal (News)
Aug 18 2020
A second stimulus check appears to be conspicuously absent from a pared-down proposal that Senate Republicans are expected to unveil today.
With negotiations over the next coronavirus stimulus package at an impasse and Republicans divided among themselves, Senate leaders held conference calls with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows last week.Forbes
Micaela Ricaforte works for AllSides as a Daily News Editor. She joined the team in June 2020.
Jun 21 2022
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that state programs providing money for public school tuition cannot exclude schools that offer religious instruction.
The decision relaxed long-standing restrictions on using taxpayer money to pay for religious education, further lowering the wall of separation between church and state.
The vote was 6-3, with Justices Stephen Breyer, Elena KaganNBC News (Online)
Aug 08 2022
Tim Kaine was once hopeful that his colleagues would take the looming threat of long Covid more seriously if they knew someone living with the mysterious post-viral illness — himself.
Earlier this year, the Virginia senator and former vice presidential candidate started bringing up the nerve sensitivity that he fears may be permanent at every health care-related hearing, in backroomPolitico
Jun 10 2022
The Department of Homeland Security is worried about increased extremist attacks on U.S. soil, including those related to the impending fall of Roe v. Wade.
“Given a high-profile U.S. Supreme Court case about abortion rights, individuals who advocate both for and against abortion have, on public forums, encouraged violence, including against government, religious, and reproductiveVice