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www.npr.org
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Trump allies say his felony conviction has helped unify Republicans

Conviction energizing Trump allies in fundraising and rallying the Republican Party. [ more ]
Axios
1 month ago
US Elections

America's seething right plots revenge for Trump conviction

A profound sense of rage and thirst for revenge is permeating the Republican Party after Trump's conviction, fundamentally altering America's political fabric. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
US politics

Ken Buck Cuts Short House Term, Leaving Republicans Down Yet Another Member

Ken Buck leaving Congress early further reduces Republican majority.
His departure adds pressure on House Republicans during a crucial time. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
US news

How a Largely Democratic Milwaukee Is Feeling About Welcoming Thousands of Republicans

Milwaukee residents express mixed feelings about the upcoming Republican convention, from enthusiasm to concerns about disruption and economic impact. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Trump allies say his felony conviction has helped unify Republicans

Conviction energizing Trump allies in fundraising and rallying the Republican Party. [ more ]
Axios
1 month ago
US Elections

America's seething right plots revenge for Trump conviction

A profound sense of rage and thirst for revenge is permeating the Republican Party after Trump's conviction, fundamentally altering America's political fabric. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
US politics

Ken Buck Cuts Short House Term, Leaving Republicans Down Yet Another Member

Ken Buck leaving Congress early further reduces Republican majority.
His departure adds pressure on House Republicans during a crucial time. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
US news

How a Largely Democratic Milwaukee Is Feeling About Welcoming Thousands of Republicans

Milwaukee residents express mixed feelings about the upcoming Republican convention, from enthusiasm to concerns about disruption and economic impact. [ more ]
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#robert-f-kennedy-jr
Intelligencer
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Kennedy Fights for Game-Changing Spot on the Debate Stage

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s independent presidential candidacy faces challenges in securing ballot access and impacting major-party nominees. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

RFK Jr. could be a spoiler in November. But will it help Biden or Trump?

Voter apathy could lead to unexpected impact from third-party candidates like Robert F. Kennedy Jr. [ more ]
Intelligencer
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Kennedy Fights for Game-Changing Spot on the Debate Stage

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s independent presidential candidacy faces challenges in securing ballot access and impacting major-party nominees. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

RFK Jr. could be a spoiler in November. But will it help Biden or Trump?

Voter apathy could lead to unexpected impact from third-party candidates like Robert F. Kennedy Jr. [ more ]
morerobert-f-kennedy-jr
#donald-trump
Washington Post
1 month ago
US news

Live updates: Trump's guilty verdict, reactions and impact on the 2024 election

Former President Donald Trump found guilty on 34 counts of falsifying business records.
Impact on White House race being assessed by Democrats and Republicans. [ more ]
Washington Post
1 month ago
US news

A 'very innocent man' stares down being convicted and becoming a felon

Trump faced conviction in a criminal trial, affecting his reputation and political future. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

Hopeful Yet Cautious, Biden's Team Aims to Exploit Trump's Conviction

Mr. Biden's campaign can now frame the 2024 election as a choice between a convicted felon (Trump) and an unconvicted candidate. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

Guilty,' and History Is Made

Donald Trump convicted of 34 felony counts, first American president convicted of a crime. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US Elections

Will Trump Run as a Felon? A Big 2024 Question Will Soon Be Answered.

The political impact of Donald Trump's criminal trial is uncertain and could influence the upcoming election. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
US Elections

Five Major Climate Policies Trump Would Probably Reverse if Elected

Former President Trump plans a stark reversal of President Biden's climate policies, prioritizing oil, gas, and reversing environmental protections.
The return of Trump for a second term could lead to devastating consequences for climate change efforts, according to environmental advocates. [ more ]
Washington Post
1 month ago
US news

Live updates: Trump's guilty verdict, reactions and impact on the 2024 election

Former President Donald Trump found guilty on 34 counts of falsifying business records.
Impact on White House race being assessed by Democrats and Republicans. [ more ]
Washington Post
1 month ago
US news

A 'very innocent man' stares down being convicted and becoming a felon

Trump faced conviction in a criminal trial, affecting his reputation and political future. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

Hopeful Yet Cautious, Biden's Team Aims to Exploit Trump's Conviction

Mr. Biden's campaign can now frame the 2024 election as a choice between a convicted felon (Trump) and an unconvicted candidate. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

Guilty,' and History Is Made

Donald Trump convicted of 34 felony counts, first American president convicted of a crime. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US Elections

Will Trump Run as a Felon? A Big 2024 Question Will Soon Be Answered.

The political impact of Donald Trump's criminal trial is uncertain and could influence the upcoming election. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
US Elections

Five Major Climate Policies Trump Would Probably Reverse if Elected

Former President Trump plans a stark reversal of President Biden's climate policies, prioritizing oil, gas, and reversing environmental protections.
The return of Trump for a second term could lead to devastating consequences for climate change efforts, according to environmental advocates. [ more ]
moredonald-trump
#hunter-biden
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Harris Faulkner Taken Aback When Trey Gowdy Actually Defends Hunter Biden And Shannon Bream Backs Up Gowdy

Hunter Biden's upcoming federal trials on gun and tax charges may impact President Biden politically. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Hunter Biden on trial in case that Republicans plan to use as a political weapon

Hunter Biden faces trial on gun charges, potentially impacting Joe Biden's image and giving Republicans a political tool. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Trump was hoping for a slam dunk. But Hunter Biden's trial has only highlighted his father Joe's dignity | Emma Brockes

The jury found Hunter Biden guilty of lying about drug use, impacting his father's political rival, revealing personal biases in the media coverage. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

CNN's Kaitlan Collins Asks How Biden Will Handle' Trump Bringing Up Hunter Verdict At Debate

President Biden faces challenges regarding his son's guilty verdict, including potential discussion at debates. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Big Daddy Joe Biden couldn't save Hunter this time around

Hunter Biden faced legal consequences due to arrogance and overconfidence despite his family's influence and power. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Harris Faulkner Taken Aback When Trey Gowdy Actually Defends Hunter Biden And Shannon Bream Backs Up Gowdy

Hunter Biden's upcoming federal trials on gun and tax charges may impact President Biden politically. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Hunter Biden on trial in case that Republicans plan to use as a political weapon

Hunter Biden faces trial on gun charges, potentially impacting Joe Biden's image and giving Republicans a political tool. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Trump was hoping for a slam dunk. But Hunter Biden's trial has only highlighted his father Joe's dignity | Emma Brockes

The jury found Hunter Biden guilty of lying about drug use, impacting his father's political rival, revealing personal biases in the media coverage. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

CNN's Kaitlan Collins Asks How Biden Will Handle' Trump Bringing Up Hunter Verdict At Debate

President Biden faces challenges regarding his son's guilty verdict, including potential discussion at debates. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Big Daddy Joe Biden couldn't save Hunter this time around

Hunter Biden faced legal consequences due to arrogance and overconfidence despite his family's influence and power. [ more ]
morehunter-biden
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Business

The Biden Clean Energy Boom

The Inflation Reduction Act (I.R.A.) is spurring significant investments in clean energy projects with potential costs estimated to reach $1.2 trillion by 2031. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
New York City

Iran Prepares to Bury President Raisi

Iran's president Ebrahim Raisi's funeral procession and burial among thousands with foreign dignitaries paying respects. [ more ]
www.housingwire.com
1 month ago
Business

With elections ahead, housing policy analysts discuss the end of GSEs' conservatorship

Biden administration may focus on affordability over ending GSEs' conservatorship; Trump administration likely to make serious efforts towards ending conservatorship. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
Deliverability

GOP Congressional staffer's temper tantrum over pronouns sparks Ethics complaint - LGBTQ Nation

House Ethics Committee complaint over anti-trans language in email sent by Rep. Miller's chief of staff. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
EU data protection

Labour's Zarah Sultana takes Cameron to task over UK arms sales to Israel

Zarah Sultana, a young MP, driven by her opposition to David Cameron's policies, is making a significant impact by being outspoken on Gaza and UK arms sales to Israel. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 months ago
LGBT

The country did a complete 180 on a once-divisive issue starting 20 years ago

Same-sex marriage was once a divisive issue in the US, with most Americans opposing it, leading to political consequences at the state and national levels. [ more ]
#2024-election
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Everyone Not Named Trump or Biden Who Might Make a Difference in Trump vs. Biden

If the 2024 election were a road trip, we're at a point of anticipation and curiosity for what's to come. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 month ago
US news

Biden, as president and patriarch, confronts his son's trial

Biden faces the unprecedented challenge of his son's felony trial, impacting his roles as president, candidate, and father. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
US news

Fact-Checking Biden's and Trump's Claims About the Economy

Consumer sentiment about the economy is crucial for the 2024 election; Biden tackles inflation while Trump's economic claims face challenges. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Everyone Not Named Trump or Biden Who Might Make a Difference in Trump vs. Biden

If the 2024 election were a road trip, we're at a point of anticipation and curiosity for what's to come. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 month ago
US news

Biden, as president and patriarch, confronts his son's trial

Biden faces the unprecedented challenge of his son's felony trial, impacting his roles as president, candidate, and father. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
US news

Fact-Checking Biden's and Trump's Claims About the Economy

Consumer sentiment about the economy is crucial for the 2024 election; Biden tackles inflation while Trump's economic claims face challenges. [ more ]
more2024-election
#us-economy
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Who benefits from US tariffs on Chinese imports? Experts weigh in

Tariffs expected to boost Biden politically while having minimal impact on the economy. [ more ]
Fast Company
2 months ago
Business

The Fed's next inflation report could show easing of core inflation

Inflation levels in the U.S. are being closely monitored for signs of decline, potentially impacting the economy and the upcoming presidential race. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Who benefits from US tariffs on Chinese imports? Experts weigh in

Tariffs expected to boost Biden politically while having minimal impact on the economy. [ more ]
Fast Company
2 months ago
Business

The Fed's next inflation report could show easing of core inflation

Inflation levels in the U.S. are being closely monitored for signs of decline, potentially impacting the economy and the upcoming presidential race. [ more ]
moreus-economy
Intelligencer
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Trump Let Biden Take First Swing by Agreeing to Debate

Presidential debates may have limited impact on votes but can sway close races with notable moments. [ more ]
#uk-economy
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Business

Britain's economy exits recession ahead of elections DW 05/10/2024

Britain's economy grew stronger than expected in Q1 2024, signaling an exit from the recession.
Mixed opinions from politicians highlight the uncertainty surrounding the UK's economic recovery post-pandemic. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Business

UK economy recorded no growth in April, figures show

The UK economy recorded no growth in April, with GDP remaining flat, causing concern amidst previous optimistic projections and political campaigning. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Business

Britain's economy exits recession ahead of elections DW 05/10/2024

Britain's economy grew stronger than expected in Q1 2024, signaling an exit from the recession.
Mixed opinions from politicians highlight the uncertainty surrounding the UK's economic recovery post-pandemic. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Business

UK economy recorded no growth in April, figures show

The UK economy recorded no growth in April, with GDP remaining flat, causing concern amidst previous optimistic projections and political campaigning. [ more ]
moreuk-economy
New York Post
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Trump gets 'stormed' in Daniels' lurid testimony: Letters to the Editor - May 9, 2024

The hush money case against former President Donald Trump involves Stormy Daniels' detailed testimony to embarrass him. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
OMG science

What are the most powerful climate actions you can take? The expert view

Voting for politicians pledging strong climate measures is crucial for personal climate action. [ more ]
#local-elections
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
London

What are the key mayoral and local election results still to come?

Conservatives facing significant losses in local elections with Labour making gains [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Conservative party suffers historic losses in UK local elections

Labour's success in local elections suggests a possible win in the upcoming U.K. general election, with key victories in councils and parliament seats. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
UK news

What impact could Gaza war have on local elections in UK

Labour's stance on Israel's war in Gaza may have impacted local elections despite projected seat gains. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Like the Somme without the generals': Tory nerves grow as local elections loom

The local elections on 2 May are crucial for Rishi Sunak's party, potentially signaling future election fate based on expected losses. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
London

What are the key mayoral and local election results still to come?

Conservatives facing significant losses in local elections with Labour making gains [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Conservative party suffers historic losses in UK local elections

Labour's success in local elections suggests a possible win in the upcoming U.K. general election, with key victories in councils and parliament seats. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
UK news

What impact could Gaza war have on local elections in UK

Labour's stance on Israel's war in Gaza may have impacted local elections despite projected seat gains. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Like the Somme without the generals': Tory nerves grow as local elections loom

The local elections on 2 May are crucial for Rishi Sunak's party, potentially signaling future election fate based on expected losses. [ more ]
morelocal-elections
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Joe Biden, Pot President?

President Biden has indicated support for loosening federal restrictions on marijuana, potentially gaining political favor. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Crucial new report shows how anti-LGBTQ+ politics are harming LGBTQ+ youth

Anti-LGBTQ+ policies and political narratives are significantly impacting the mental health and wellbeing of queer youngsters in the US. [ more ]
Queerty
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

New study on queer youth mental health & suicide rates show there's still a lot of work to do

Despite progress, LGBTQ+ youth still face mental health challenges, lack support, and grapple with political impact. [ more ]
#legislation
Advocate.com
2 months ago
LGBT

Mississippi Republicans fail to pass trans bathroom ban and law defining sex

Two laws restricting transgender rights in Mississippi did not proceed to a final vote due to lack of agreement. [ more ]
Newsmax
4 months ago
Marketing

TikTok Advertisers to Look to Rivals if Ban Bill Passes

Advertisers prepare contingency plans amid TikTok uncertainty
Meta's Reels and YouTube's Shorts could benefit if TikTok is banned [ more ]
SFGATE
7 hours ago
Left-wing politics

President Biden Calls on Congress To Cap Rent Hikes at 5%

President Biden proposed legislation to cap annual rent increases at 5% for large landlords to address housing affordability. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 months ago
LGBT

Mississippi Republicans fail to pass trans bathroom ban and law defining sex

Two laws restricting transgender rights in Mississippi did not proceed to a final vote due to lack of agreement. [ more ]
Newsmax
4 months ago
Marketing

TikTok Advertisers to Look to Rivals if Ban Bill Passes

Advertisers prepare contingency plans amid TikTok uncertainty
Meta's Reels and YouTube's Shorts could benefit if TikTok is banned [ more ]
SFGATE
7 hours ago
Left-wing politics

President Biden Calls on Congress To Cap Rent Hikes at 5%

President Biden proposed legislation to cap annual rent increases at 5% for large landlords to address housing affordability. [ more ]
morelegislation
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
US Elections

Democrats Win New York Special House Election, Narrowing G.O.P. Majority

Timothy M. Kennedy, a Democratic New York State senator, easily won a special House election in western New York, impacting the House's balance of power. [ more ]
#trans-rights
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
LGBT

Kansas Republicans just brought the state one step closer to denying care to trans minors

Trans rights in Kansas suffered a setback with the passage of an anti-trans bill banning gender-affirming care for youths. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
4 weeks ago
LGBT

'Trans homies' protest sign goes viral: 'My favourite picture ever'

The viral banner in support of trans people sends a clear message to bigots with a humorous and uncompromising tone. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
LGBT

Kansas Republicans just brought the state one step closer to denying care to trans minors

Trans rights in Kansas suffered a setback with the passage of an anti-trans bill banning gender-affirming care for youths. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
4 weeks ago
LGBT

'Trans homies' protest sign goes viral: 'My favourite picture ever'

The viral banner in support of trans people sends a clear message to bigots with a humorous and uncompromising tone. [ more ]
moretrans-rights
www.dw.com
2 months ago
JavaScript

In Indian tech hub Bengaluru, water crisis gets political DW 04/30/2024

Bengaluru faces water shortage, with groundwater depletion and rising costs causing dependence on expensive tankers. [ more ]
#borrowing-costs
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Business

How the High Cost of Borrowing May Skew the Presidential Race

Higher borrowing costs are causing financial anxiety for entrepreneurs, potentially impacting voting decisions in battleground states like Georgia. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

High Borrowing Costs Have Some Democrats Urging Biden to Pressure the Fed

Sky-high mortgage rates are affecting American consumers and could impact President Biden's re-election prospects.
President Biden faces pressure to urge the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates to tackle the challenges posed by elevated borrowing costs. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Business

How the High Cost of Borrowing May Skew the Presidential Race

Higher borrowing costs are causing financial anxiety for entrepreneurs, potentially impacting voting decisions in battleground states like Georgia. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

High Borrowing Costs Have Some Democrats Urging Biden to Pressure the Fed

Sky-high mortgage rates are affecting American consumers and could impact President Biden's re-election prospects.
President Biden faces pressure to urge the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates to tackle the challenges posed by elevated borrowing costs. [ more ]
moreborrowing-costs
IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Intellectual Property Law
2 months ago
Tech industry

FCC Restores Net Neutrality Regime Amid Criticism

Restoring net neutrality rules under Title II classification increases regulatory oversight and sparks opposition from taxpayer advocacy groups and Republican lawmakers. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
Writing

The Only Answer to the Country's Troubles

The past events shed light on the current racial and social challenges facing the United States. [ more ]
#roe-v-wade
www.cnn.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Supreme Court hears case about emergency abortion care

The Supreme Court is hearing a challenge to Idaho's abortion ban in medical emergencies, part of ongoing fallout from reversing Roe v. Wade. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Trump boasts We broke Roe v Wade' as abortion dogs GOP election hopes

Trump claims credit for overturning Roe v Wade, touting state control on abortion and facing Democratic backlash. [ more ]
www.cnn.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Supreme Court hears case about emergency abortion care

The Supreme Court is hearing a challenge to Idaho's abortion ban in medical emergencies, part of ongoing fallout from reversing Roe v. Wade. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Trump boasts We broke Roe v Wade' as abortion dogs GOP election hopes

Trump claims credit for overturning Roe v Wade, touting state control on abortion and facing Democratic backlash. [ more ]
moreroe-v-wade
The Atlantic
2 months ago
Europe news

The GOP's Pro-Russia Caucus Lost. Now Ukraine Has to Win.

U.S. decision to provide weapons to Ukraine impacting war dynamics. [ more ]
Mission Local
3 months ago
San Francisco

Pandas could be great for SF. They may not be great for Mayor Breed.

Shakespeare's iconic stage direction 'Exit, pursued by a bear' from 'The Winter's Tale' resurfaces in a captivating real-life zoo narrative in San Francisco, hinting at the magical allure of pandas. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 months ago
California

Public defenders, foster kids, climate: Programs created during California's boom may stall amid deficit

California faces budget deficit leading to potential program cuts despite previous surplus. [ more ]
Washington Post
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Pro-Palestinian protests could foreshadow a summer of upheaval

Pro-Palestinian demonstrations causing traffic disruptions may escalate into a challenging summer of protests for President Biden, potential impact on public support. [ more ]
#trump
Axios
3 months ago
Law

"Your client is a criminal defendant": N.Y. judge denies Trump team request to attend SCOTUS oral arguments

The judge rejected Trump's team's request to be excused from court to attend oral arguments, highlighting Trump's packed courtroom calendar. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

The Observer view on Donald Trump: utterly unfit for office, he should quit the race for the White House

The public perception of Trump's criminal trial may not significantly impact his political chances for 2024 elections. [ more ]
Axios
3 months ago
Law

"Your client is a criminal defendant": N.Y. judge denies Trump team request to attend SCOTUS oral arguments

The judge rejected Trump's team's request to be excused from court to attend oral arguments, highlighting Trump's packed courtroom calendar. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

The Observer view on Donald Trump: utterly unfit for office, he should quit the race for the White House

The public perception of Trump's criminal trial may not significantly impact his political chances for 2024 elections. [ more ]
moretrump
#abortion-rights
www.bostonherald.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Trump pushes Arizona lawmakers to remedy' state abortion ruling that he says went too far'

Former President Trump urged Arizona lawmakers to remedy a neartotal abortion ban, highlighting his struggle to neutralize Democrats' potent political weapon. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
Law

Supreme Court's Abortion Rulings May Set the Stage for More Restrictions

Abortion rights rulings at the Supreme Court were technical and ephemeral, potentially leading to more restrictions in the future. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Opinion | Idaho Women Appear to Get a Reprieve on Abortion, for Now

The Supreme Court is likely to dismiss emergency abortion cases affecting Idaho, potentially impacting Trump's standing on abortion issues before the Presidential debate. [ more ]
www.bostonherald.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Trump pushes Arizona lawmakers to remedy' state abortion ruling that he says went too far'

Former President Trump urged Arizona lawmakers to remedy a neartotal abortion ban, highlighting his struggle to neutralize Democrats' potent political weapon. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
Law

Supreme Court's Abortion Rulings May Set the Stage for More Restrictions

Abortion rights rulings at the Supreme Court were technical and ephemeral, potentially leading to more restrictions in the future. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Opinion | Idaho Women Appear to Get a Reprieve on Abortion, for Now

The Supreme Court is likely to dismiss emergency abortion cases affecting Idaho, potentially impacting Trump's standing on abortion issues before the Presidential debate. [ more ]
moreabortion-rights
Theregister
3 months ago
Data science

Majority of US science agency budgets cut for 2024

Federal science funding decreased in 2024 after a temporary increase in 2023.
Republican-controlled House of Representatives prioritizes reducing federal spending, impacting science budgets. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Law

White House condemns Uganda's Constitutional Court for upholding "kill the gays" law

The Uganda Constitutional Court upheld the Anti-Homosexuality Act with revisions to certain provisions.
President Biden and White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre denounced the legislation and called for human rights to be safeguarded. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Marketing

Hoping to stall a ban, TikTok says it generated $14.7B for US small businesses last year | TechCrunch

TikTok generated $14.7 billion for SMBs and $24.2 billion in total economic activity in the U.S. last year.
Over 7 million U.S. businesses rely on TikTok, supporting 224,000 jobs, with California, Texas, Florida, New York, and Illinois having the largest impacts. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Stealth tax freeze threatens income of 1.6 million pensioners

Around two million pensioners will have to pay income tax due to freezing tax threshold.
The freeze on tax thresholds will leave the average taxpaying pensioner around 1,000 worse off by 2027-28. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
New York City

It's ethnic discrimination to force NYC pizzerias, matzah-makers to comply with 'green' edict: new bill

Ethnic restaurants exempt from emission reduction laws
Proposed bill aims to preserve culinary traditions [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Public health

Opinion | Obamacare Is in Grave Danger, Again

Access to health insurance for those with preexisting conditions improved under Obamacare
Obamacare significantly reduced the percentage of Americans without health insurance. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Europe news

From Beslan to concert hall: Terror in Russia DW 03/23/2024

Deadliest terrorist attack in Russia in two decades occurred in Moscow concert hall shooting.
Fight against terror has allowed the Kremlin to consolidate power and restrict freedoms. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

Sunak and Hunt's last stand? Our panel responds to the Tories' spring budget

Local authorities facing significant cuts
Budget announcement focused on tax cuts for the wealthy [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

The Guardian view on the 2024 European elections: a continent at the crossroads | Editorial

Eurosceptic parties gaining ground in European elections
Potential impact of radical-right parties on EU policies [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Left-wing politics

Strong showing by Gaza protest vote in swing state Michigan sends message to Biden live

Supporters in Michigan voted uncommitted in the Democratic primary due to Biden's policies on Israel and Gaza.
13% of Michigan Democrats wrote in uncommitted as a protest against Biden. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
US politics

A Union Leader in Nebraska Tries to Leap to the Senate on Labor's Strength

Union leader Dan Osborn's transition from leading a strike to running for Senate in Nebraska.
Election year in Nebraska will test the power of the union movement in shaping political outcomes. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
7 months ago
US politics

A danger called Donald Trump

Donald Trump's actions in 2024 could determine whether he returns to the White House or faces legal consequences.
Joe Biden's chances of re-election are uncertain due to his low popularity and various policy challenges. [ more ]
The American Conservative
1 month ago
Right-wing politics

Here Are the Connections Between the People Behind Trump's Prosecutions

The complex and intricate prosecutions of President Trump, filled with sordid details and political impact, may lead to disengagement and a potential masking of a larger political narrative. [ more ]
#immigration
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

President Biden's Action on Immigration Is a Tough Sell in This Border County

Asylum legislation negotiations impact Cochise County, Arizona locals, highlighting diverse reactions and ongoing skepticism towards federal action. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 weeks ago
France politics

France soccer player Kounde 'disappointed' at election results with far-right close to taking power

France soccer player Jules Kounde expresses concerns over far-right party's rise in legislative elections. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

President Biden's Action on Immigration Is a Tough Sell in This Border County

Asylum legislation negotiations impact Cochise County, Arizona locals, highlighting diverse reactions and ongoing skepticism towards federal action. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 weeks ago
France politics

France soccer player Kounde 'disappointed' at election results with far-right close to taking power

France soccer player Jules Kounde expresses concerns over far-right party's rise in legislative elections. [ more ]
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The New Yorker
1 month ago
Black Lives Matter

Senator Raphael Warnock on America's "Moral and Spiritual Battle"

Raphael Warnock's historic election as the first Black Democrat Senator from the Deep South was crucial in flipping Georgia's Senate seats blue. [ more ]
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LGBTQ Nation
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SF LGBT

Joe Biden celebrates LGBTQ+ people's "extraordinary courage" in Pride Month proclamation - LGBTQ Nation

President Joe Biden declared June LGBTQI+ Pride Month, recommitting to support LGBTQI+ rights worldwide. [ more ]
Axios
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Left-wing politics

Trials reveal depths of Bidens' family tragedy

The turmoil in Joe Biden's family during his presidency raises questions about whether he should have run for president amidst personal struggles. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
SF LGBT

Joe Biden celebrates LGBTQ+ people's "extraordinary courage" in Pride Month proclamation - LGBTQ Nation

President Joe Biden declared June LGBTQI+ Pride Month, recommitting to support LGBTQI+ rights worldwide. [ more ]
Axios
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Trials reveal depths of Bidens' family tragedy

The turmoil in Joe Biden's family during his presidency raises questions about whether he should have run for president amidst personal struggles. [ more ]
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Intelligencer
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Left-wing politics

The Secret Biden Tape That We Shouldn't Hear

The highly sought-after tape of Special Counsel Robert Hur's interview with President Biden could potentially affect the political landscape significantly. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
17 hours ago
US news

What Undecided Voters Thought of Trump's Speech: Mostly, Not Much

Former President Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention aimed at unity but resorted to familiar exaggerations and attacks, not swaying undecided voters. [ more ]
Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
1 day ago
Education

Second Trump term could bring more pressure on higher ed

Higher education could face increased scrutiny and pressure if Trump wins a second term. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 days ago
US news

Biden Finally Got Border Numbers Down. Will He See the Political Benefits?

The number of migrants crossing the southern border has significantly decreased due to the Biden administration's restrictive asylum policies. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 days ago
US Elections

How Will Vance Affect the Race? Look at 2028, Not 2024.

The selection of J.D. Vance as a vice-presidential candidate in the 2022 election is seen as insignificant and unlikely to alter the campaign significantly. [ more ]
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4 days ago
Business

Shares in Trump's media group leap after assassination attempt

Shares in Trump's media company surged by 50% post-assassination attempt on him, potentially gaining $3bn, reflecting high market volatility. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 week ago
Left-wing politics

CNN Data Analyst Predicts Doom For Democrats: Biden Loss Will Cost Both House and Senate

Democrats face challenges in upcoming elections if Trump wins presidency.
Potentially, Republicans might sweep Congress if Biden's polling remains low. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 weeks ago
US news

1st House Democrat publicly asks Biden to exit race. Boeing delays Starliner's return

Supreme Court grants presidents broad immunity from prosecution for official acts. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
France politics

Paris mayor says rise of far right will not dampen Olympics mood

The Paris mayor reassures visitors that the festive mood at the Olympics will not be affected by the rise of Marine Le Pen's party in France. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Republicans hail Trump immunity ruling as Democrats warn we will not have a democracy'

The Supreme Court's ruling granted Trump immunity for official acts but not unofficial ones, impacting the federal case against him over the 2020 election. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 weeks ago
France politics

French voters propel far-right National Rally to strong lead in first-round legislative elections

Far-right National Rally leads in French legislative elections, challenging Macron's centrist party. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

The prison and court systems are on the verge of collapse. Why aren't Labour or the Tories talking about it? | Samira Shackle

The criminal justice system in England and Wales is on the brink of collapse due to overcrowded prisons and underfunding. [ more ]
time.com
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Left-wing politics

Why the Biden-Trump Debate May Boost RFK Jr

Independent candidate Robert Kennedy Jr. hosted a parallel debate criticizing major party candidates, drawing millions of viewers and raising concerns for Democrats. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 weeks ago
UK news

Tories warned young people might never forgive' party as home ownership plunges

The Conservative Party is facing an existential crisis over declining home ownership in their constituencies, potentially impacting future elections. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Business

Britain Election Winner's First Problem: Fix a Stagnant Economy

Britain's economy showing signs of recovery post-recession, but challenges remain with slow growth and strained public services. [ more ]
Streetsblog
1 month ago
NYC politics

Deep Dive: Hochul Ignored Broad Coalition of Congestion Pricing Supporters In Favor Of Placard Elite - Streetsblog New York City

Gov. Hochul's sudden halt to congestion pricing has sparked intense debate and divided various interest groups in New York. [ more ]
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