Kenosha, WI helped give Donald Trump a slim margin of victory in 2016, a win that can be traced in part to the healthy majority who years ago supported the Kennedys versus racist former Alabama Gov. George Wallace.
Across the United States, state and local officials, frustrated by a lack of leadership in the White House and federal agencies, took steps on their own to prepare for the pandemic and protect their communities.
Most hospitals — nonprofit, public and for-profit — operate on thin financial margins and have little to no budget for contingency preparations.
Previous presidents have misled or lied to the American public. But no other president has ever come close to lying as much, as often, or as shamelessly as Trump.
More than ever, Americans are turning to the web for their news (and they’re less likely than ever to pay for it, too). A major driver in that shift has increasingly become the manifold world of podcasting, where, not unlike online, newsrooms can reach larger, younger audiences with robust, in-depth reporting available at their fingertips. …
Scholars and experts are frequently called before Congress to testify, and sometimes do so without disclosing potential financial conflicts. A lack of accountability helps witnesses not disclose foreign funding as required, whether intentionally or not.
From transportation to climate change, members of Congress listen to expert testimony before they make decisions on important issues. But who gets a seat at the table and why? Is it possible they are advocating for a foreign government under the guise of expert advice? In an attempt to know more about any conflicts of …
State-by-state listing of proposed and approved laws relating to abortion.
A new Pew Research Center report shows that Americans’ measure of trust in public officials continues to decline.
Censorship of student media is pervasive across the United States, despite the lack of substantial qualitative data to confirm a recent uptick in cases, media scholars and researchers say. Interviews with student journalists, media advisers and media law researchers found that they’ve been censored or have witnessed student media censorship either as a bystander or …