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News : Politics

Study: Trump rallies may be responsible for an estimated 700 Covid-19 deaths

Saturday  18:55,   31 october 2020

The president is a superspreader.The study examined 18 counties that hosted Trump rallies, in locations such as Tulsa, Oklahoma; Phoenix, Arizona; and Winston-Salem, NC, between June 20 and September 22. It then compared the rate of post-rally... >>>

Don't leave this election's results up to the lawyers

Saturday  18:55,   31 october 2020

If chaos erupts, Democrats must mount a fight for control of the narrative online, on camera and in the streets. The way that Democrats keep that combat from becoming physical is to employ a few asymmetrical tactics. Expect Republican militias to... >>>

What role do lawn signs play in the 2020 election?

Saturday  18:55,   31 october 2020

Democratic operatives have long shunned lawn signs in favor of more high-tech forms of voter outreach. Eggleston said he observed it starting with President Obama's campaign, before becoming "a dogma… that you just don't deal with."Columbia... >>>

Kentucky governor condemns use of Hitler quotes in uncovered police training material

Saturday  18:55,   31 october 2020

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear (D) on Friday reacted to reports of a previously-removed state police training slideshow that appeared to quote Adolf Hitler three times and urged officers to be "ruthless." According to the Louisville Courier Journal,... >>>

Doug Collins announced Trump ally Roger Stone will campaign for him in Georgia

Saturday  18:50,   31 october 2020

Collins faces off against Sen. Kelly Loeffler and Democratic challenger Rafael Warnock, who has a significant lead over both Republican candidates. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Roger Stone, a longtime ally to President Donald... >>>

Trump seeks to lock in a set of irreversible foreign-policy decisions (opinion)

Saturday  18:50,   31 october 2020

In the final stretch of his first term, David A. Andelman writes, President Trump is rushing to secure foreign-policy objectives that would be hard for a successor to undoIn the closing weeks of the presidential campaign, President Trump has been... >>>

Music to calm election jitters — remembering jazz man Dexter Gordon

Saturday  18:50,   31 october 2020

Some may find the recordings of the late jazz master — who excelled in turning chaos into beauty — helpful in coping.Thirty years after his passing - as the country grapples the challenges of pandemic and politics - it may be time to revisit the... >>>

Seeking a wall of power, Democrats gain advantage in the battle for seats in state houses

Saturday  18:50,   31 october 2020

Amid a wave of early voting and big spending, Democrats say they are poised to gain in the Midwest and Sun Belt. The battle for more than 5,000 state legislative seats has been largely overshadowed by the contentious presidential and congressional... >>>

Michigan, with tight Senate and presidential races, again a target of election disinformation

Saturday  18:30,   31 october 2020

What role disinformation may play in the 2020 Michigan elections isn’t yet clear, and in the four years since the last presidential election, questions still linger about how social media changes what happens in the voting booth. Some strategies... >>>

White House Report Card: Trump leaves it all out there in his high-energy campaign

Saturday  18:10,   31 october 2020

Our Weekly White House Report Card is the last of the 2020 election and in it our grader Jed Babbin gives President Trump a solid A for his non-stop, high-energy effort to win a second term despite the coronavirus crisis, a brick wall from House... >>>

House Democrats run late ads defending vulnerable DCCC chair

Saturday  18:05,   31 october 2020

The top super PAC backing House Democrats is dropping more than $1 million into a last-minute media blitz defending the chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) in a sign that her campaign for a new term is not guaranteed. ©... >>>

'Where's the Vaccine?' Doctors Blast Trump's Coronavirus Promises Ahead of Election Day

Saturday  18:05,   31 october 2020

Trump's numerous vows to have a COVID-19 vaccine before Election Day have been criticized by physicians who said the unfulfilled campaign promises must stop.Trump and White House Coronavirus Task Force head, Vice President Mike Pence, have vowed >>>

Biden must rally the forgotten to vanquish Trumpism

Saturday  18:05,   31 october 2020

Joe Biden must ensure every working American knows it so that he can win a decisive landslide on November 3 and thoroughly vanquish Trumpism to help our country recover from the last four years of President Trump’s tenure.In the closing days of the... >>>

As Trump downplays Covid-19, the US sets a world record for cases

Saturday  18:05,   31 october 2020

The US reported nearly 100,000 new Covid-19 cases on Friday.The same day, at a rally at Waterford Township, Michigan, President Donald Trump told supporters, “You live with [the coronavirus], and you know what to do — we understand it now, you’ve... >>>

Kamala Harris fires back at President Trump and other Republicans who mockingly mispronounce her name

Saturday  17:45,   31 october 2020

Mispronouncing Harris' name has become one of President Trump's frequent jokes at his campaign rallies. However, he's not the only person who has mocked her name.GOP Sen. David Purdue (R-Ga.), who worked with Harris for three years in the US >>>