Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: 2016 election

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 16, 2018

12 Russian intelligence officers indicted for election interference, the royal family snubs Trump, 28 civilians killed by U.S.-led bombing in Syria, and more.

A few hard questions for Comey

It's time James Comey's provide answers to a few questions about the bureau's perverse role in that election.

Former Trump campaign chairman surrenders to FBI after being indicted on...

“Manafort used his hidden overseas wealth to enjoy a lavish lifestyle in the United States without paying taxes on that income.”

Top-secret NSA report details Russian hacking effort days before 2016 election

“It’s not just that [an election] has to be fair, it has to be demonstrably fair, so that the loser says, ‘Yep, I lost fair and square.’ If you can’t do that, you’re screwed.”

Waiting for the barbarians

There will be rebels. They will live in the shadows. The state will have little tolerance of them. They will be our hope.

For Those Who Don’t Want to Vote for the Lesser of...

Ranked-choice voting is catching on, and Maine might become the first state to help citizens vote for candidates they actually want.

Some Indiana Counties Closed Two-Thirds Of Their Polling Places Ahead Of...

Some problems have already popped up. Long lines and voters being turned away are just a few.

How Do You Make Change Happen? Show Up

Let's make 2016 the year of reintroducing ourselves and our expectations to policymakers.

How the Peoples Party Prevailed in 2020

What would happen if both regular citizen Republicans and Democrats were upset with the outcome of the 2016 election?

Back to the Future

Five questions that weren't asked during the 2012 presidential debates and are unlikely to be asked in 2016.

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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in the South

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.