U.S. Politics

McAuliffe vs Youngkin poll: Should Democrats cringe?

Last week, the first post-primary season poll on the Virginia governor’s race was released with little fanfare. It showed Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin neck and neck in their race for the state’s top office. The poll, which was conducted by the conservative...

2021 Virginia governor’s race: Why we should watch it closely

By law, Virginia governors can’t serve two consecutive 4-year terms so the state’s current governor, Democrat Ralph Northam, is barred from seeking re-election in 2021. Even if you don’t live in Old Dominion, the outcome of the 2021 Virginia governor’s race will likely be of tremendous...

Greater Idaho Movement: No chance

Well, it beats the TEXIT Movement whose followers seek to make Texas its own country The Greater Idaho Movement, created by rural organizers in Oregon, is an attempt by some Oregonians to have more than 18 of its counties join Idaho. Why? Some living in the...

2022 Georgia Senate Race: Herschel Walker biggest threat to Warnock?

Although we’re a year and a half from the 2022 elections, both parties are working hard behind the scenes to ready themselves for one of the most crucial midterms in U.S history. In the past 30 years, the party out of presidential power has usually made...

Americans support states’ decision to end $300 unemployment benefit, Quinnipiac poll finds

More than half of Americans support the move of some states to end a $300 weekly supplement to unemployment benefits months before it officially expires, according to a Quinnipiac University poll issued Wednesday. At least 23 states have announced an early end to federal unemployment programs in recent...

George Floyd marchers were “rioters” while Capitol insurrectionists were “protesters,” per Arkansas high school yearbook

Bentonville Jr. high principal apologizes after yearbook publishes "inaccurate", "political" and "biased" content Per 40/24 News, school officials in northwest Arkansas are apologizing for disinformation printed in a junior high yearbook, admitting that they are "inaccurate," "biased," and "political." "40/29 News received yearbook photos from a...

2022 Election Senate odds: Will Republicans regain upper chamber?

Democrats are narrowly in control of the U.S. Congress, but Republicans are licking their chops for next year’s midterm races because, over the last 30 years, the party out of presidential power has usually made substantial gains in midterm elections during a president’s first term, with...

American “patriot” groups: Why domestic terrorism will continue

The insurrection at the Capitol on January 6 was just the beginning of domestic terrorism in the U.S. Why? Too many lawmakers are complicit with so-called American patriot groups aligned with the alt-Right - a loosely connected far-right, white nationalist movement that espouses white supremacism, white...

FACT Check: Video doesn’t prove Capitol Police allowed Jan. 6 protesters to enter Capitol

More than 400 people have been charged in relation to the Jan. 6 events at the U.S. Capitol, and there is ample evidence that many protesters defied and assaulted Capitol Police officers that day. Yet viral social media posts are falsely claiming a video clip proves...

Roe vs Wade repeal? Most Americans don’t want it — But many support abortion restrictions

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments in what is sure to be a high-profile case involving a Mississippi law that challenges the constitutional right to abortion as established by Roe v. Wade in 1973. At issue is the state’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks...