Supporting newspapers is extremely important to my family. We believe in journalism as the primary source for local, national and global news. To think that delivering news to Denver residents has become a potentially life-threatening position is unimaginable. … [Read more...] about Letters: Silence is golden for a juror; Trump’s Obama obsession; Do what is good for the republic; Concern for newspaper carrier (1/10/20)
If the United States brought a dispute to the WTO, the PRC knew only too well how to play that game. First, the WTO’s dispute resolution process is creaky and laborious — and the PRC manipulated the process to delay any decisions. Second, the PRC asserted to the WTO that it was a “developing country” and therefore unable to institute measures to resolve U.S. complaints. … [Read more...] about BUTLER: Trump’s China Deal Isn’t So Different From The Clinton Years
On Monday, the long-awaited Congressional Budget Office analysis of the proposed GOP Obamacare replacement came down the pike. Like many on both sides of the aisle expected, it was an avalanche of bad news for Republicans who thought the American Health Care Act would be an easy sell to their constituents. It was also bad news for President Trump, who will have a hard time peddling a kneecapping of health-care coverage for low-income and older women as some sort of “investment.” … [Read more...] about It’s Official—Trumpcare Will Be a Nightmare for Women
Klobuchar doesn’t have the polished veneer and smooth delivery that comes from a lifetime spent in the national spotlight, and she has struggled to gain traction on the campaign trail. In Minnesota, however, she is enormously popular. She has won all three of her Senate elections by double digits. In 2016, Hillary Clinton carried nine of Minnesota’s 87 counties. Klobuchar carried 51 in 2018. And it’s far too early to count Klobuchar out — Sen. John Kerry, the eventual Democrat nominee in 2004, was also polling in the single digits at this point in the race. … [Read more...] about Editorial: Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren Are Democrats’ Top Choices for President
There are reasons to believe she might be Senate material. As minority leader in the Georgia statehouse, Abrams compromised with her partisan foes — as when she cut a deal to preserve Georgia’s beloved Hope scholarship, which gives large college discounts to kids with high GPAs, albeit with drastic reductions. It was controversial among Democrats but offers evidence that she can make her way within a fractious governing body. Still, Legislator Abrams did not always enjoy a reputation for playing well with others. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution called her management style “aloof and uncommunicative,” and she doesn’t seem to have abandoned her tendency to help the other children by telling them the answers. Last year, Time’s Molly Ball reported on how, soon after getting to the Georgia house, Abrams passed “a helpful note, and then another, and another,” to a Republican lawmaker struggling to explain his own regulatory measure, until … [Read more...] about Stacey Abrams for ….