Even those in Trump districts still face competitive races. Two Iowa women who won their primaries last month -- state Rep. Ashley Hinson and state Sen. Mariannette Miller-Meeks -- are in Tilt Democratic districts. Likely rematches, like those with former Reps. Claudia Tenney in New York's 22nd District and Karen Handel in Georgia's 6th District and 2018 nominee Yvette Herrell in New Mexico's 2nd District are rated Tilt Democratic. … [Read more...] about Record number of GOP women winning House primaries, but most face tough fall races
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In this June 6, 2020, file photo, demonstrators protest at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation, the group behind the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement, has established a more than $12 million fund to aid organizations fighting institutional racism in the wake of the George Floyd protests. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) … [Read more...] about Anti-police demonstrations may have sparked new coronavirus cases, some cities now acknowledge
COTTON: Yes, Laura, we definitely should have been on notice going back decades. It was never a smart idea to outsource our basic industrial productivity to a country like China. We need that in America. And unfortunately, though, it's not just China. China is just in the last two weeks threatened to withhold basic drugs. But other countries, including allied countries in the face of a global pandemic are also withholding basic pharmaceutical ingredients, basic medical supplies and devices. That's why it's so vital that we have that productive capacity here in the United States for our safety and for jobs. … [Read more...] about Acting CBP commissioner Mark Morgan on enhanced border security amid COVID-19 pandemic
For months, Team Trump has worried that suburban women voters could destroy the president in the upcoming general election, and advisers have repeatedly raised these strategic concerns to Trump in private meetings. Various Trump aides and outside advisers fear that his reaction to the mass protests, the still-raging coronavirus pandemic, and the crashed U.S. economy has only dug him a deeper hole with this and other key demographics. … [Read more...] about Trump Advisers Wonder: ‘Is the Statue Shit Going to Work?’
The special counsel regulations contemplate the appointment of a special counsel when an investigation into a matter would present a conflict of interest by the Justice Department. However, those same regulations place the determination of whether this situation exists in the hands of… the attorney general. Barr has demonstrated, by his refusal to recuse from any matter involving the president—including the Ukraine scandal, where his own Office of Legal Counsel was responsible for preventing the whistleblower complaint from reaching Congress—that he intends to stay in charge of his department, regardless of his conflicts. As noted above, his legal philosophy would also support his belief that there is nothing to investigate in the first place. In short, the special counsel regulations clearly don’t contemplate how to get an independent prosecutor to investigate a potentially corrupt attorney general—because a corrupt attorney general would never invoke the … [Read more...] about Bill Barr’s Above the Law. The Only Answer Is to Impeach Him.