Politics

Steve August 3, 2021

Left: Congressional candidate Nina Turner speaks during a ‘Get Out the Vote’ canvassing event on Monday in Cleveland, Ohio. Right: Cuyahoga Councilwoman and congressional candidate Shontel Brown speaks during a Souls to the Polls rally at Sanctuary Baptist Church on Sunday in Cleveland, Ohio. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michael M. Santiago/Getty […]

Steve August 2, 2021

Source: Space.com Last week, a Russian module accidentally pushed the International Space Station out of place. Now, a NASA flight director has revealed that the event was more serious than NASA initially reported. On Thursday (July 29) morning, Russia’s long-awaited research module Nauka docked with the space station. But a few hours later, the module […]

Steve August 2, 2021

Fox News host Tucker Carlson will speak at a far-right conference in Budapest later this week after meeting with Hungary’s authoritarian leader, Prime Minister Viktor Orban. The Daily Beast and Talking Points Memo first noted that Carlson would speak at the gathering for an event titled “The World According to Tucker Carlson.” The speech will be part […]

Steve August 2, 2021

Four police officers who responded to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol have now died by suicide, the Metropolitan Police Department confirmed on Monday. Metropolitan Police Officer Kyle DeFreytag was found dead at his home last month, the agency confirmed to HuffPost. His family later said the cause was suicide, Fox5 reported. DeFreytag […]

Steve August 2, 2021

As congressional leaders and the White House continued to point fingers on Monday while coronavirus cases kept rising largely due to the highly contagious Delta variant, the youth-led Sunrise Movement and other progressives demanded that Democratic leadership act to extend the recently expired federal moratorium on evictions by any means necessary. “Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, […]

Steve August 2, 2021

Source: AP STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania construction contractor is expected to resolve a massive wage-theft case in which it was accused of stealing tens of millions of dollars from its own workers by systematically violating state and federal prevailing wage laws on taxpayer-funded public infrastructure projects. Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. of State […]

Steve August 2, 2021

Source: Washington Post SEATTLE — Amazon improperly pressured Alabama warehouse workers to vote against joining the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union and should hold a new union election, according to recommendations from National Labor Relations Board hearing officer. The NLRB hasn’t released the decision, but the union put out a statement saying the recommendation […]

Steve August 2, 2021

Aug. 2, 2021, at 6:17 PM There are two special primary elections happening in Ohio this week, each with implications for Democrats’ and Republicans’ debates about how tightly to embrace establishment politicians in their parties. On this week’s episode, the FiveThirtyEight politics crew talks about what these races might mean for 2022 midterm races. They […]

Steve August 2, 2021

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Steve August 2, 2021

Josh Bernstein spoke at a fundraiser for Arizona Republican state House candidate Anthony Kern. Amid outrage, Oklahoma GOP Chairman John Bennett defends his Facebook post likening vaccine passports to the Star of David and the persecution of Jews during the Holocaust. Alex McFarland claims that “the unleashing of the [COVID-19] virus, the handling of the […]

Steve August 2, 2021

California could witness a stunning turnabout in a nation of deeply polarized politics if the liberal state dumps Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom and elects a Republican to fill his job in a September recall election. With the country’s political center largely vanished, it’s rare to see governors win elections on adversarial ground, making the notion […]

Steve August 2, 2021

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio ― After more than eight months of campaigning, former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner (D) is tired of worrying about what her establishment detractors think. Speaking to an audience of progressive clergy members on Monday, Turner imitated the politicians and pundits who keep telling her to tone it down. “‘Senator, don’t say this. […]