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Politics Through the Looking Glass: Virus Scrambles the New! 2020-04-05 17:59:57A huge federal disaster response, new urgency around health care and a debate over social distancing have muddled the nation’s ideological debat

Progressives Built an Organizing Juggernaut for 2020. Then New! 2020-04-05 17:41:08After a disappointing turn in the presidential race, grass-roots progressive groups focused on congressional races and down-ballot campaigns. In weeks

Top Democrats Press Treasury to Accelerate Airline Bailout New! 2020-04-05 17:10:50Senator Chuck Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi are urging Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin not to negotiate so aggressively that it deters companies

U.S. Military Seeks More Funding for Pacific Region New! 2020-04-05 15:55:32A report delivered to Congress last week called for $20.1 billion in equipment, exercises and defense investments to counter China in 2021 and beyond.

Trump Proceeds With Post-Impeachment Purge Amid Pandemic New! 2020-04-05 13:50:58The president’s decision to fire the intelligence community’s inspector general under cover of darkness indicated that his hunt for those

With Campaigns in Remote Mode, Pandemic Upends Battle 2020-04-05 05:00:13As retail campaigning has become all but impossible amid the public health crisis, candidates tread carefully in an uncertain political environment.

Coronavirus Scammers: Another Thing to Fear 2020-04-05 05:00:10The authorities say there has been a surge in fraud and cons seeking to capitalize on fears of the virus.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Is Trying to Lead 2020-04-04 16:52:26The Texas governor hasn’t defied President Trump, like some of his fellow Republican governors have. He also hasn’t ignored public health

How Black Girls Get Pushed Out of School 2020-04-04 15:20:25The debate about the school-to-prison pipeline has largely been centered on boys. Meet the author and academic who has worked to change that.

In Congress, Doctors Are Pressing for a More 2020-04-04 11:14:19There are about two dozen medical professionals in Congress, including 17 doctors, plus a former health secretary. Some are trying to shape the corona

Biden Has Talked to Sanders About Process for 2020-04-04 11:13:54On a virtual fund-raiser, Mr. Biden also mused aloud about filling positions like secretary of state, attorney general and chief of staff, but said, &

When the Face of America Falls Ill: A 2020-04-04 10:38:05State Department employees are vulnerable and stressed by the coronavirus as it sweeps around the world, prompting thousands of American citizens to r

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Trump intelligence shake up continues with watchdog’s ouster 2020-04-04 12:41:00Michael Atkinson handled the anonymous whistleblower complaint that triggered Mr. Trump’s impeachment last year.

In Kentucky, a Democratic governor gains new fans: 2020-04-03 14:41:00As they navigate a pandemic, governors are seeing their popularity soar. Kentucky’s Andy Beshear is winning plaudits for a calm, pragmatic appro

Why GOP advised Trump to stop feuding with 2020-04-03 12:27:49Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a first-term Democratic governor, is considered a leading vice presidential candidate. She's criticized Presidential

White House coronavirus briefings: How much is must-see 2020-04-02 17:29:00Media outlets are grappling with how to cover the president’s coronavirus briefings, which mix valuable information with inaccurate assertions.

Democrats postpone presidential nominating convention to August 2020-04-02 17:06:16Political parties depend on big national conventions to rally supporters behind presidential candidates. The Democratic National Convention in Milwauk

Conventions and campaigns in the time of coronavirus 2020-04-01 14:47:00The coronavirus crisis has scrambled the 2020 election – jeopardizing conventions, fundraising, and even the logistics of voting itself.

Trump administration rolls back vehicle mileage standards 2020-03-31 11:18:29On Tuesday, the Trump administration weakened tough Obama-era vehicle mileage standards intended to push automakers to produce more electric and fuel-

Democracy during lockdowns: US state lawmakers adapt 2020-03-30 11:14:28In efforts to pass emergency bills, U.S. state lawmakers are trying innovative ways to safely cast votes. Some states are stretching out across basket

House passes $2.2T rescue package, rushes bill to 2020-03-27 11:28:00The House on Friday passed a $2.2 trillion package tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy, even as one maverick Republican threatened leaders' pl

Meet the masterminds behind Biden's surge: women operatives 2020-03-26 14:06:22Insiders say Joe Biden's campaign success is being engineered by a cadre of politically savvy women who know how to avoid the pitfalls and celebrate

Could Trump end lockdowns? Three legal issues. 2020-03-26 13:38:00Local, state, and federal actions to protect public health amid the coronavirus crisis have taken place under a variety of laws and regulations.

Why politics matters – especially now 2020-03-26 11:45:00The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online

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Covid-19: propaganda and manipulation, by Thierry Meyssan 2020-03-21 09:13:29Returning to the Covid-19 epidemic and the way governments are reacting to it, Thierry Meyssan stresses that the authoritarian decisions of Italy and

No quarantine has overcome any disease, by Thierry 2020-03-21 09:13:29You're not an expert on Covid-19, but nobody is. Scientists don't know everything. In this case, they're just beginning their research. In the abse

The world after the pandemic, by Thierry Meyssan 2020-03-21 09:13:29The political reactions to the Covid-19 pandemic reveal surprising weaknesses in Western democracies: prejudice and ignorance. On the contrary, China

In a Europe closed down by the Coronavirus, 2020-03-21 09:13:2930,000 US soldiers are currently disembarking in the European Union without respecting the sanitary measures ordered by Brussels and the member States

The Record of Human Rights Violations in the 2020-03-21 09:13:29Foreword "We lied, we cheated, we stole ... It reminds you of the glory of the American experiment," said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a spe

Saudi Arabia makes oil price drop to $ 2020-03-21 09:13:29The price of crude per barrel plunged 20% on the European markets and 30% on the Asian markets following the quarterly OPEC meeting in Vienna, reachin

Which target after Syria?, by Thierry Meyssan 2020-03-21 09:13:29Events in the "Broader Middle East" since 2001 have followed a relentless logic. The current question is whether the time has come for a new war in

30, 000 soldiers arrive in Europe without masks, 2020-03-21 09:13:29The United States are demonstrating their power by organising the largest transfer of their troops in Europe on the occasion of the Defender Europe 20

Additional Protocol to the Memorandum on Stabilization of 2020-03-21 09:13:29The Republic of Turkey and the Russian Federation, as guarantors of the observance of the ceasefire regime in the Syrian Arab Republic (hereinafter re

How the OAS disposed of Evo Morales 2020-03-21 09:13:29According to the Organization of American States (OAS), the Bolivian general elections of October 20, 2019 were marred by massive fraud in favor of Ev

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Trump Still Pushing Malaria Drug As Fauci Says New! 2020-04-05 22:22:58“I’m not acting as a doctor,” the president, contradicting doctors, said from the White House on Sunday.

CNN Host To Pastor: How Is It 'Pro-Life' New! 2020-04-05 17:49:13Tony Spell said he has a "command from God" to hold in-person services despite warnings from medical experts and state officials.

Dr. Fauci Warned In 2017 Of ‘Surprise Outbreak’ New! 2020-04-05 16:00:54“There is no question that there will be a challenge to the coming administration in the arena of infectious diseases,” he said.

Joe Biden Says 'Virtual' Democratic National Convention May New! 2020-04-05 14:41:49But party Chairman Tom Perez has expressed concern such an event would fail to garner needed media attention.

Surgeon General: Next Week Is Going To Be 2020-04-05 12:29:01Vice Admiral Jerome Adams called on the nine Republican governors who have not issued statewide stay-at-home orders to "do their part."

Defense Secretary Defends Navy Captain's Ouster, Downplays Virus 2020-04-05 12:26:14Mark Esper said "only 155 sailors" have tested positive for COVID-19 on the ship Capt. Brett Crozier commanded. Reportedly, Crozier has contracted t

Comparing Trump’s Coronavirus Response To Herbert Hoover’s Great 2020-04-05 05:45:00What the patron saint of failed presidents can tell us about the current one.

Jared Kushner's COVID-19 Brainstorms Stole Time From Scientists 2020-04-04 22:54:34The former real estate developer threw half-formed ideas at health experts they didn't have time to deal with, The Washington Post reports.

As Fauci Pleads For Americans To Keep Distance, 2020-04-04 21:59:11Despite saying Saturday the worst was yet to come, the president talked of opening things back up: "We don’t want to be doing this for months a

'It Was Terrible What He Did': Trump Rips 2020-04-04 20:05:17“This isn’t a class on literature. This is a captain of a massive ship that’s nuclear-powered. He shouldn’t be talking that wa

Wisconsin Republicans Block Governor's Last Minute Plea to 2020-04-04 18:33:58Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers called for a special session of the state's legislature to change Election Day rules. It lasted seconds.

South Dakota State Representative Dies Of Coronavirus 2020-04-04 18:07:34State Rep. Bob Glanzer died on Friday. He was the second person in his family to die of COVID-19, while three others in his family are infected.