Tag: after

After the conventions, the election battle intensifies

August 29, 2020
xArizona. Florida. Michigan. North Carolina. Pennsylvania. Wisconsin. Some combo of these states can free us from the route to autocracy we are on. Others can be won. But won’t be the tipping point. Those of you from the six above – the world needs you. And will owe you a debt.— David Plouffe (@davidplouffe) August

Tucker Carlson Throws A Fit After Guest Tells Him To Stop Mispronouncing Kamala Harris’ Name

August 12, 2020
Fox News host Tucker Carlson threw a tantrum on live TV Tuesday night after a guest told him to stop mispronouncing Kamala Harris’ name. Richard Goodstein, former Clinton campaign adviser, politely told Carlson the proper way to say Harris’ first name, adding that it’s basic respect to correctly pronounce the name of a vice presidential

State Department watchdog resigns after predecessor’s ouster

August 6, 2020
The State Department’s acting inspector general resigned abruptly on Wednesday following the firing of his predecessor in circumstances now being investigated by Congress. Stephen Akard announced his resignation just two days after Democrats issued subpoenas for several of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s top aides to answer questions about the shakeup in the watchdog’s office.

Anthony Fauci denies hypocrisy after watching game without mask

July 24, 2020
White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci on Friday defended himself from charges of hypocrisy after he was seen not wearing a mask or social distancing while watching baseball. Fauci wore his mask on his chin in multiple images from Nationals Park stadium on Thursday after he threw out the opening pitch of

Tucker Carlson’s Top Writer Resigns After Getting Busted Posting Racist And Sexist Remarks

July 11, 2020
The top writer for Fox News’s Tucker Carlson has resigned after he was caught secretly posting racist and sexist remarks online. CNN reported: The top writer for Fox News host Tucker Carlson has for years been using a pseudonym to post bigoted remarks on an online forum that is a hotbed for racist, sexist, and

Outrage Mounts After Cell Phone Footage Surfaces of Ahmaud Arbery’s Fatal Shooting in Georgia, But No Suspects Have Been Charged. Here’s What to Know

May 7, 2020
A Georgia prosecutor has called for a grand jury investigation into the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man who was killed after being chased by two white men in February while out running in a residential neighborhood outside Brunswick, a city on the state’s southeast coast. “After careful review of the evidence…

American Women Won the Right to Vote After the Suffrage Movement Became More Diverse. That’s No Coincidence

February 22, 2020
When the woman suffrage movement first began in the mid-19th century, its champions had all become human-rights activists in the searing fires of the abolitionist movement. In 1838, Angelina Grimké, renegade daughter of South Carolina slave owners, laid down the basics of women’s rights, in her book, Letters to Catherine Beecher: “Whatever it is morally…

Curtis Flowers Released on Bond After Supreme Court Overturns Death Penalty Conviction for Racial Bias

December 23, 2019
(LOUISVILLE, Miss.) — A Mississippi man whose murder conviction was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court for racial bias was released from custody Monday for the first time in 22 years. Curtis Flowers walked out of the regional jail in the central town of Louisville hours after a judge set his bond at $250,000. A…

The December Democratic Debate Is Back on After Labor Dispute. Here’s What to Know

December 18, 2019
After days of tense negotiations, it seems the December Democratic debate will go ahead as scheduled. The last Democratic presidential primary debate of 2019 — and the last before the debates move to early voting states — will air live from the Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles on Thursday at 8 p.m on PBS.…

30 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Russia Is Only Pretending to Be a Major Power

November 26, 2019
Vladimir Yakunin, the former Russian Railways boss and KGB spy, leaned forward to describe the way the world is going. It was the middle of October, and he had just convened an annual gathering of statesmen from countries that are, as a rule, sympathetic to the Kremlin. Held each fall on the Greek island of…

White Apartment requires probe after Trump accuses Obama of wiretapping

March 6, 2017
President Trump accused President Obama of tapping his telephones and known as for an investigation into the outdated administration’s surveillance actions. Democrats are incensed via the unsubstantiated declare, but some Republicans may additionally be attracted to seeing what a congressional probe may discover. Errol Barnett reviews.Read Extra

Adam Clayton Powell re-elected after censure 1968

October 18, 2014