Category Archives: Politics

Shutdown could cost U.S. economy $13 billion a month

By Daniel B. Kline of the Motley Fool – The partial shutdown of the United States government affects far more than the 800,000 federal workers who are either furloughed or working without pay. The impact of the shutdown is radiating … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democrats, Donald Trump, Food, House of Representatives, Hunger, Political parties, Politics, Republicans, Senate

2020 Democrats Face a Vexing Issue: Big Money From the Rich

By Shane Goldmacher of the New York Times\ It is one of the most potent and feared weapons in the arsenal of modern American politics: the super PAC. But as three dozen Democrats ponder presidential runs in 2020 and begin … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, New York Times, PAC, Politics

How the Florida recount will unfold – and why it matters

By Letitia Stein of Reuters Florida elections officials are racing to recount ballots this week after razor-thin voting margins left the state’s marquee contests for the U.S. Senate and governor too close to call. Republicans took the lead in last … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Congress, Constitutional law, Controversial, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, Florida, Political parties, Politics, Republicans, Senate, Supreme Court

Women and Leadership 2018

Wide gender and party gaps in views about the state of female leadership and the obstacles women face By Juliana Menasce Horowitz, Ruth Igielnik and Kim Parker of Pew Research Two years after Hillary Clinton became the first woman to … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Congress, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, leadership, Pew Research, Politics, Republicans, Women

Can the Republic Strike Back?

By Andrew Sullivan in New York Magazine’s Intelligencer Whatever else it will be, Tuesday will be a relief. We will finally find out where we are in the surreal dystopia of the last two years. We will see, in a … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democracy, Donald Trump, Ego, Elections, government, leadership, Politics, Supreme Court, United States, White House