Latest Iowa poll means more than you might think

On the eve of the 2008 Iowa Democratic caucuses, the Des Moines Register’s poll concluded that then-Sen. Barack Obama would win the contest by … … (more…)

Giuliani likens Pelosi to Sen. Joseph McCarthy

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday for saying she wants to see the president in prison, and likened her to Sen. Joseph McCarthy during the Red Scare of the 1950s. “Pelosi said @realDonaldTrump should go to prison. But she said nothing about…

The Irish Times view on Spanish government formation: Problems, past and present

The Supreme Court last week paralysed one of Sánchez’s keystone projects, the exhumation of former dictator Gen Francisco Franco from his … … (more…)

“Axios on HBO” poll: 55% of women prefer socialism

A Harris poll for “Axios on HBO” finds that socialism is gaining popularity: 4 in 10 Americans say they would prefer living in a socialist country over a … … (more…)

Trump Counts on Rural Voters to Help Him Hold Wisconsin

Trump’s shot at a second term could come down to parts of rural Wisconsin, where the economy is always on people’s minds and threatened tariffs on Mexico could cause new woes. (more…)

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingdom amid a civil war in neighboring Yemen and the killing of a Saudi journalist last year. Sens. Chris Murphy…

Beshear wins the Democratic primary for Kentucky governor

Andy Beshear rode his record as attorney general and family name to win the closely watched Democratic primary for Kentucky governor, which sets up what could be a deeply personal contest against Republican incumbent Matt Bevin this fall. The Associated … (more…)

China’s Tariff List Advertises Its Trade War Weakness

President Donald Trump obviously overstated the case when he claimed that a trade war with China would be easy to win. (more…)

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr

The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. “The Department of Justice has accepted our offer of a first step…