The 2020 presidential election is exactly a week away, and the nation waits with bated breath for the outcome of this ugly and contentious political battle. However, a separate yet equally important political brawl has been playing out over the last month in the Senate, and the Republican majority is poised to claim victory.
COVID-19 has reached the White House. President Donald Trump revealed early Friday morning that he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for the coronavirus.
On September 27, 2020 the New York Times released a bombshell report stating that President Donald Trump only paid $750 in income tax the year he won the presidential election and another $750 during the first year of his presidency.
I have to give The Donald some credit. At least he’s consistent. And by consistent, I mean a complete and utter asshole. I mean, seriously. Last Tuesday’s presidential debate between the incumbent, President Donald Trump, and former Vice President Joe Biden was nothing less than a mess.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to ever serve on the Supreme Court, died Friday evening. She was 87.
Over the summer, and indeed, most of the spring, there has been a plurality of issues that the United States has had to deal with, from a largely preventable and massive death count from COVID-19, loss of faith in public institutions, a large and growing movement for racial justice, and a demand for accountability when it comes to police violence.
This Friday, the White House announced it will grant Puerto Rico almost $13 billion via FEMA to restore its electrical and educational infrastructure that had been destroyed by Hurricane Maria in September of 2017.
The Democratic National Convention (DNC) and the Republican National Convention (RNC) both made their cases to America’s electorate. The RNC took place from Monday, August 24th to Thursday, August 27th.
The Democratic National Convention (DNC) and the Republican National Convention (RNC) made their cases to America’s electorate. The DNC took place virtually from Monday, August 17th to Thursday, August 20th.
Unless you’ve been isolating yourself in an underground bunker for the past year (wouldn’t blame you if you have), you’ve almost certainly heard about the Black Lives Matter protests. In every county, district, and city across the United States, people of all creeds have come together to protest police violence and advocate reform for the criminal justice system. The protests were instigated by the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, but in a larger sense, they were a response to a legacy of systemic racism in the American Justice system.