Category Archives: Politico

Senate Intelligence report on Russian meddling sounds alarm for 2020

Martin Matishak of Politico – The Senate Intelligence Committee has outlined the dire need for the U.S. to better defend elections against attacks, such as the massive campaign Russia carried out to disrupt the 2016 vote. The Committee detailed the … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Cyber security, Politico, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Trump backers applaud Warren in heart of MAGA country

Alex Thompson of Politico – It was a startling spectacle in the heart of Trump country: At least a dozen supporters of the president — some wearing MAGA stickers — nodding their heads, at times even clapping, for liberal firebrand … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, Politico

Biden closes in on 2020 decision

By Burgess Everett and Heather Caygle of Politico –  Joe Biden is working one of his most important constituencies as he closes in on a decision about running for president: Capitol Hill Democrats. Continue reading…

Posted in 2020 election, Candidates, Democrats, Elections, Joe Biden, Politico

How Grief Became Joe Biden’s ‘Superpower’

By Michael Kruse of Politico – There is no person in American politics today whose life has been so shaped by loss and grief. The long arc of Biden’s career is all but bracketed by tragedy.  In 1972, his wife … Continue reading

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The Congressman Who Created His Own Deep State. Really.

By Zach Dorfman, senior fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, published in Politico Magazine. You’d be forgiven for thinking that 2018 is a uniquely worrying moment in America’s great, clamorous experiment with representative government. And you … Continue reading

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