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Finding Out What Voters Really Think About Presidental Debates

Finding Out What Voters Really Think About Presidental Debates

With the 2020 presidential campaign season underway, a new cycle of debates has been set in motion -- complete with perpetual analysis as to what transpired in each.

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Schumer Calls Trump’s Methane Rule Roll-back ‘Dagger in the Heart of Efforts to Preserve the Planet’

Schumer Calls Trump’s Methane Rule Roll-back ‘Dagger in the Heart of Efforts to Preserve the Planet’

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) slammed the Trump administration's intention, announced Thursday, to weaken Obama-era rules governing the emission of climate-changing methane into the atmosphere.

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Lineup for September Democratic Presidential Debate Set

Lineup for September Democratic Presidential Debate Set

Democratic National Committee officials have set the lineup for the next Democratic presidential debate. Unlike the first two such debates, the September event will be held to just 10 of the candidates jousting on stage during a single evening.

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Gillibrand Drops Out of 2020 Race

Gillibrand Drops Out of 2020 Race

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, the senator from New York who struggled to get much traction in polling, dropped her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination Wednesday.

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Appeals Court Upholds Block on Abortion Restriction

Appeals Court Upholds Block on Abortion Restriction

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday upheld a preliminary injunction against a restrictive Indiana state abortion law that would have imposed undue burdens on young women’s personal medical decisions.

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Georgia GOP Now Must Defend Two Senate Seats in 2020

Georgia GOP Now Must Defend Two Senate Seats in 2020

In a potential boost to Democratic hopes to retake the Senate majority in next year's elections, Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) announced Wednesday that he would resign his seat at year's end, leaving the Georgia GOP defending two seats in 2020.

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If Carbon Offsets Require Forests to Stay Standing, What Happens When the Amazon Is on Fire?

If Carbon Offsets Require Forests to Stay Standing, What Happens When the Amazon Is on Fire?

The emergency threatening part of the world’s largest rainforest is proof that offsets are too risky to count on to cancel out corporate pollution, and that the Amazon needs help without strings attached.

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‘This Felt Much More Like a G6 Than a G7’

‘This Felt Much More Like a G6 Than a G7’

Donald Trump spent a weekend meeting with world leaders largely trying to sell them on gathering next year at one of his luxury properties--but otherwise largely ineffective, according to a variety of political observers.

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When Transgender Travelers Walk Into Scanners, Invasive Searches Sometimes Wait on the Other Side

When Transgender Travelers Walk Into Scanners, Invasive Searches Sometimes Wait on the Other Side

Transgender and gender nonconforming people say they have been pressured to expose their genitals during TSA searches at airports. The encounters stem from shortcomings in the agency’s technology and insufficient training of its staff.

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Opinions

September Democratic Presidential Debate Recap

By Allison Hellman

Another month gone, another Democratic debate to usher in the fall season.

Defeat Judicial Appointment for Steven Menashi (and All Those Like It)

By Janet Ybarra

Every once in a while, a Trump judicial nominee comes forward who is even more noticeably worse than the rest. Steven Menashi is one of those.

We Have Met Our Greatest Security Threat, and It Is Us

By Janet Ybarra

As we stop to remember the solemn events of September 11, 2001, perhaps we can recall nothing more important than the great spirit of togetherness and national unity that the terrible terrorist attacks of that day engendered across the nation.

The Brexit Will Tear the United Kingdom Apart

By Thomas Brown

I confess that, while I was never really on board with Brexit, the breathless warnings from the pro-EU camp were enough to push me into the pro-Brexit side.

Winning 2020 Will Be Harder Than Trump Thinks

By Janet Ybarra

Donald Trump will have to deal with a very unique challenge which other incumbent presidents have not had to face, at least in modern times, as he seeks a second term. And that's before he faces a single Democrat....

Will Joe Biden Utimately Destroy His Own Campaign?

By Janet Ybarra

Now that he's running for president, Joe Biden's penchant for gaffe-making has become an increasing focus for the press.

Trump has Moved On…to Posting Fake Weather

By Janet Ybarra

The president who introduced the world to "fake news" has branched out in a whole new level of inanity and dishonesty by delivering fake weather from the Oval Office.

Instead of Preparing for Hurricane, Trump Decides Golfing is More Important

By Janet Ybarra

With Hurricane Dorian bearing down, Donald Trump was at Camp David working on his golf swing.

Hearing About Trump Every Day and ‘Trump Overload’

By Alex Denethorn

When you talk about “Trump overload,” that is important: it is, in truth, part of what’s kept him in office.

Could Republicans Come Together on Background Checks With Democrats Supporting Voter ID?

By Chris O'Leary

I'll concede your constitutional point that the 2nd Amendment prohibits us from making law that infringes on the right of “the people” to keep and bear arms. Now you will concede that it is equally constitutionally clear in the 24th Amendment that no government fee can impede a citizen's right to vote.