[ad_1] Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D., R.I.) questions judicial nominees during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., December 4, 2019. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D., R.I.) slammed the FBI for not investigating sexual assault allegations against Justice Brett Kavanaugh, during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday. The
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[ad_1] Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city’s residents should avoid “large meals together” as the area experienced a recent uptick in coronavirus cases. “The holidays we associate with travel and the holidays we associate with big indoor gatherings, big meals together—that, unfortunately, this year can’t be the case,” de Blasio
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[ad_1] (Matt Anderson/Getty Images) At least five Supreme Court justices, including two of the Court’s six conservatives, have indicated that they are leaning toward upholding the bulk of the Affordable Care Act, clashing with Republicans who argue that the entire law is unconstitutional. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh suggested during oral arguments
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[ad_1] NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he Trump campaign has filed a lengthy complaint in federal court, challenging Pennsylvania’s administration of the 2020 presidential election as a violation of the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause. This is the theory under which, 20 years ago, the Supreme Court invalidated Florida’s presidential election vote-counting procedures in Bush v. Gore.
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[ad_1] A spike in COVID-19 cases and deteriorating economic conditions has cast a shadow over Tuesday’s parliamentary elections in Jordan. These elections are widely seen as a political mechanism to mitigate the growing anger over COVID-19-related hardships, which have recently taken a turn for the worst. Jordan’s strict lockdown measures in the beginning of the
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[ad_1] President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally at at Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport in Opa-Locka, Fla., November 2, 2020. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) Donald Trump has left an indelible mark on American politics, but not on American policy. National populists had high hopes for a new conservative agenda after the 2016 election, but they were disappointed.
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[ad_1] Well that didn’t last long. Democrats insisted they were going to heal and unite this country but are going back on that promise already. New York Democrat congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sent out a tweet last week suggesting “Trump sycophants” be punished in their future endeavors by going on an enemies list. Despite getting backlash for
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[ad_1] Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick during an interview with Reuters at the North American College in Rome, February 14, 2013 (Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters) Pope John Paul II knew of allegations of sexual misconduct against defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick, but did not follow up on them, according to a new report released by the Vatican. Pope Francis
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[ad_1] Rep. James Clyburn is the House Majority Whip. Yesterday he told Axios that “defund the police” and other progressives slogans cost Democrats seats in the House and Senate. “We were not able to discipline ourselves according to voter sentiment,” Clyburn told Axios reporter Alexi McCammond. He continued, “We keep making that mistake. This foolishness
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[ad_1] An attendee uses a Nintendo Switch game console at the Paris Games Week, France, October 29, 2019. (Benoit Tessier/Reuters) My history with video games is this: when I was 6, Father Christmas brought a Commodore 64 and a cartridge for Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Your Commodore magazine gave it a 94 percent rating. I was more skeptical. I got
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[ad_1] Too much fun to leave on the cutting-room floor, but it’s not all nonsense either. MSNBC anchor Joy Reid started a Twitter storm over her nonsensical claim that the data-analytics site FiveThirtyEight named itself after the eventual margin in Florida’s disputed 2000 election result. Shouldn’t the number 538 ring another bell for those with
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[ad_1] The rationalists can’t explain everything. We’ve been here before. In the coming months liberals and never-Trump conservatives will attempt to salvage their credibility by offering explanations for why the polls and prognoses of a Biden blowout were so egregiously wrong. Much of the chattering class has already chalked the closeness of the election up
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