Archive for November 20th, 2018

November 20th, 2018 - 9:25 pm § in Politics

Chart of 2018 midterm turnout

(Source: Five Thirty Eight)[...]

November 20th, 2018 - 6:26 pm § in Donald Trump

Trump wanted Clinton and Comey prosecuted

President Trump wanted Hillary Clinton and James Comey prosecuted, and repeatedly asked Justice Department officials what progress was being made in that direction, the New York Times reported Tuesday. Read this story here. During the 2016 campaign, Trump led “Lock her up!” chants at his[...]

November 20th, 2018 - 4:42 pm § in Politics

Avenatti slapped with protection order

Update: The L.A. District Attorney declined to file a felony charge, and referred the case to the city prosecutor for potential misdemeanor charges. Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels’ lawyer, made news last week by getting himself arrested in California on felony domestic violence charges. Init[...]

November 20th, 2018 - 4:27 pm § in Politics

Cindy Hyde-Smith is a relic of the Jim Crow era

A Democratic win in Tuesday’s runoff election in Mississippi could limit the party’s 2018 Senate losses to 1 seat, and controversies swirling around the GOP candidate have changed the odds of that happening from highly improbable to conceivable. The current Senate has a 51-49 GOP majorit[...]

November 20th, 2018 - 10:59 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Alternative GOP explanation for California fires

As “not enough logging” and “environmental radicals” don’t seem to be catching on, a GOP congressman is trying out another theory: (Read story here.)[...]