Some leaders claim that not just the new business model but news itself is broken. Fixed. Fake. And those who dispense it are enemies of the people. It’s up to all of us all to prove that truth matters.
Radio ads running in Kansas City, Missouri, urge black voters to support Republican Josh Hawley, saying ‘white Democrats’ like Sen. Claire McCaskill ‘doesn’t want our babies’ and ‘will be lynching black folk again.’
From checks arriving unsolicited in the mail to streets lined with ‘lenders of last resort,’ Mississippi residents are presented with many quick-buck options for getting out of a financial hole. Often they lead to bankruptcy.
The Coalition for Integrity’s S.W.A.M.P. Index found that Washington is setting the national standard for strong anti-corruption laws. The state’s ethics agencies cannot remove offenders from office, but are still able to impose fines.
Before voting, learn about George Holding and Linda Coleman, the Republican and Democratic party US House candidates on the ballot in the 2nd district: Wake, Johnston, Franklin, Harnett, Nash and Wilson county.
The ex-South Carolina governor spoke at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, an event that raises money for impoverished children. Haley joked she was invited because they wanted an Indian woman, but Elizabeth Warren failed her DNA test.
The Coalition for Integrity’s S.W.A.M.P. Index found that Idaho could greatly improve its anti-corruption laws, but the state’s speaker of the House said Idaho does not have a problem with corruption in politics.
Italy’s relatively new, untested and full-on nationalist coalition government is pursuing an aggressive and expensive nativist agenda while unconvincingly promising to grow out of its economic troubles.
Before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, he wrote about the lack of press freedom in the Arab world and the state-run media that push false narratives.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is reviled by Democrats, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at campaign ads. That’s not true for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, whom Republicans love to include as a lightening rod. Why isn’t McConnell more of a poster child for the GOP?
With crucial midterm elections three weeks away and the GOP threatened in the House, President Trump returns to immigration, injecting fear and national security into the campaign as many of his policy measures have yet to take hold.
President Donald Trump hosted South Carolina Republicans at the White House to discuss the future of a nuclear fuel facility in the state, but there’s no resolution yet about whether the project should be terminated.
Is it fair for an election referee also to be on the ballot? In Georgia, Kansas and Ohio, secretaries of state oversee elections even as they run for higher office. No laws say they have to resign to run.
Kansas Republican Steve Watkins and his father gave a combined $1.2 million of their own money to fund the younger Watkins’ bid for an open congressional seat. Most of it was spent against other Republicans.
On this week’s episode of Beyond the Bubble, Kyle Kondik of Sabato’s Crystal Ball outlines why the path to the Senate majority for Democrats could remain difficult beyond 2018. And the Brookings Institute’s Kelly Reynolds explains the growing disconnect between the Senate and much of the country.