Monthly Archives: November 2018

Three Remarkable Things About Michael Cohen’s Plea

These developments would, under normal circumstances, end a presidency. By Ken White in The Atlantic Cohen’s plea is only one shoe dropping in a boot warehouse. Who else lied to Congress about the pursuit of a hotel deal in Russia? … Continue reading

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What effect does the Trump circus have on the world?

By Fareed Zakaria of the Washington Post It’s easy to get distracted by the circus of the Trump presidency. But what is its larger effect? A persistent complaint from Asian countries has been that while the United States worries about … Continue reading

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Democrats are in disarray. Does that spell trouble for them in 2020?

By Liz Peek of Fox News New York Senator Chuck Schumer tweeted last week: “We have tremendous unity in our caucus. That unity has been our strength, and it will continue to be as strong as ever in the 116th … Continue reading

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5 facts about crime in the U.S.

By John Gramlich of Pew Research Violent crime in the U.S. has fallen sharply over the past quarter century. Continue reading…

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Mississippi senate election runoff: Mike Espy hoping for a Doug Jones-style upset over Cindy Hyde-Smith

By Howell Raines, Former executive editor, The New York Times A Mike Espy win would prove that the anti-Trump tide that cost the GOP the House is now lifting Democratic boats in states even more conservative than Alabama. Joe Trippi, … Continue reading

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