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Trump sucks on jobs, and voters are now realizing it

Trump sucks on jobs, and voters are now realizing it

It shouldn’t be surprising given that 40 million jobs have been lost (and counting), but we talk often of how static presidential numbers are. That means supporters will keep supporting impeached
DNC To Streamline Fundraising By Cutting Out Unnecessary Cost Of Campaigns, Candidates

DNC To Streamline Fundraising By Cutting Out Unnecessary Cost Of Campaigns, Candidates

WASHINGTON—In a letter to top donors explaining how their contributions would now be spent more efficiently than ever, the Democratic National Committee announced plans Tuesday to streamline its
Yeah, the 'fake outrage' game doesn't quite work anymore with Trump in charge

Yeah, the 'fake outrage' game doesn't quite work anymore with Trump in charge

There was a lot of fake outrage from Republicans last week, taking a break from suppressing the Black vote, pretending to be outraged at Joe Biden saying a Joe Biden. I have struggled with
Whitmer Is ‘Not Looking to Leave Michigan’: Campaign Update

Whitmer Is ‘Not Looking to Leave Michigan’: Campaign Update

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer demurred when asked directly in an interview whether she would accept an offer from Joe Biden to be his vice presidential running mate on the Democratic ticket.
What Are the New Laws China Is Pushing for Hong Kong?

What Are the New Laws China Is Pushing for Hong Kong?

China’s decision to impose new national security laws in Hong Kong has brought protesters advocating greater democracy back onto the city’s streets, after a lull forced by the coronavirus pandemic. It
Hong Kong Braces for Downtown Protests on China-Backed Laws

Hong Kong Braces for Downtown Protests on China-Backed Laws

Hong Kong is bracing for what could be its biggest day of protests in months, with pro-democracy groups calling for a general strike against China’s latest moves to increase control of the city.
Burundi’s Ruling Party Candidate Wins Presidency

Burundi’s Ruling Party Candidate Wins Presidency

The election was marred by accusations from the leading opposition challenger of vote rigging.
Mitch McConnell is toxic in every single Senate battleground

Mitch McConnell is toxic in every single Senate battleground

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s favorability ratings in all 50 states: Civiqs ResultsDaaaaaamn. As noted last week, McConnell is far more unpopular than Democratic House Speaker Nancy
Burundi Ruling Party Candidate Wins Vote Rejected by Rival

Burundi Ruling Party Candidate Wins Vote Rejected by Rival

Burundian ruling party candidate Evariste Ndayishimiye won the nation’s presidential election, which was marred by violence and health concerns because of the coronavirus outbreak. The outcome was
If You Can't Vote by Mail This Year, Don't Panic

If You Can't Vote by Mail This Year, Don't Panic

With the right precautions in place, going to the polls isn’t so dangerous.
China Says Hong Kong Judiciary to Stay Independent Under New Law

China Says Hong Kong Judiciary to Stay Independent Under New Law

China sought to reassure Hong Kong that its judiciary would remain independent under a new national security law, as concerns grow that the city may lose one of its key selling points for
RNC Sues California Governor for November Mail-in Ballot Order

RNC Sues California Governor for November Mail-in Ballot Order

The Republican National Committee and two other groups filed a lawsuit against California Governor Gavin Newsom to block his executive order allowing mail-in ballots at the November polls, calling it
The Worst May Be Coming for Japan’s Abe Even as Virus Eases

The Worst May Be Coming for Japan’s Abe Even as Virus Eases

Japan’s coronavirus emergency ended on Monday, but Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s political troubles may be just beginning.
Johnson Faces Calls to Fire Chief Aide After Lockdown Breach

Johnson Faces Calls to Fire Chief Aide After Lockdown Breach

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his advisor Dominic Cummings, left, leave 10 Downing Street in London, and get in a car together to go to the Houses of Parliament, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019.
Hong Kong Protests Roar Back After China Tightens Grip on City

Hong Kong Protests Roar Back After China Tightens Grip on City

A pedestrian stands surrounded by tear gas during a protest in Hong Kong, May 24.
Netanyahu Alleges Overthrow Attempt at Start of Graft Trial

Netanyahu Alleges Overthrow Attempt at Start of Graft Trial

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands next to his wife Sara as he speaks to supporters following the announcement of exit polls in Israel's election at his Likud party headquarters in Tel
How Cubans Lost Faith in Revolution

How Cubans Lost Faith in Revolution

In this election year, the key for American politicians to understanding Cuba’s politics is understanding its people and the promises of a better life that were not kept.
Anything less than nationwide vote by mail is electoral sabotage

Anything less than nationwide vote by mail is electoral sabotage

The global pandemic has cast a light on decades of cumulative efforts to manipulate and suppress voters, showing that the country is completely unprepared for any serious challenge to its elections
Johnson Aide Faces More Pressure as Lockdown Reports Persist

Johnson Aide Faces More Pressure as Lockdown Reports Persist

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: Prime Minister's Chief Advisor Dominic Cummings arrives at Downing Street on April 28, 2020 in London, England. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who returned to
Republican-driven, 18-month investigation into Florida ‘voter fraud’ turns up ZERO voter fraud

Republican-driven, 18-month investigation into Florida ‘voter fraud’ turns up ZERO voter fraud

As Florida began the process of recounting votes for the 2018 election cycle, Trump and his Republican cronies like Sen. Rick Scott pushed the unfounded theory that Democratic voter fraud was afoot.