Obama Blasted Trump: ‘He’s Jealous of COVID’s Media Coverage’

Politics |    October 28, 2020 |    |   6 Hits

Former President Obama on Tuesday blasted President Trump over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, mocking Trump’s concern over the media coverage of the virus and expressing disbelief that the White House is grappling with its second outbreak. Obama made his second stop in … Continue reading

Defamation Lawsuit Against Trump Proceeds After Judge Denies DOJ Request

Politics |    October 28, 2020 |    |   5 Hits

A federal judge has denied the Justice Department’s attempt to intervene on President Trump’s behalf in a defamation lawsuit filed by a woman who alleges he sexually assaulted her in the mid-1990s. In her memoir published last year, writer E. … Continue reading

30 Philadelphia Officers Injured in Protest of Black Man Killed

Politics |    October 28, 2020 |    |   6 Hits

Police in Philadelphia shot and killed a Black man on Monday, triggering protests that saw at least 30 officers injured, officials said. Police said they shot Walter Wallace Jr., 27, after responding to a call about a man armed with … Continue reading

Barrett Confirmed as Supreme Court Justice with 52-48 Vote

Politics |    October 27, 2020 |    |   6 Hits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump’s nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for years to … Continue reading

Obama Will Campaign for Biden in Orlando on Tuesday

Politics |    October 27, 2020 |    |   6 Hits

Former President Obama will headline a drive-in rally for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Orlando on Tuesday, marking his second appearance in Florida in three days. Obama, who had stayed off the campaign trail for much of the year until last week, … Continue reading

Pence Refuses to Self-Quarantine But Does Change Plans After Outbreak

Politics |    October 27, 2020 |    |   6 Hits

(CNN)Vice President Mike Pence, despite flouting public health guidelines by still campaigning after being exposed to people testing positive with coronavirus, is taking some precautions on the road. At least five aides, including his bodyman and Marc Short, his chief of staff, … Continue reading

Senate Votes to Advance Amy Coney Barrett

Politics |    October 26, 2020 |    |   4 Hits

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election. Barrett’s confirmation on Monday was hardly in doubt, with majority Republicans … Continue reading

Early Voting Hits 58.6M, Surpassing 2016 Early and Absentee Votes

Politics |    October 26, 2020 |    |   6 Hits

The number of people who have already voted in this year’s presidential election has surpassed the total number of people who submitted early or absentee ballots in 2016 – with nine days remaining until Election Day. The Associated Press reported that … Continue reading

Pharmacies Won’t Vaccinate Children Against Flu Despite Trump’s Administration Policy

Politics |    October 26, 2020 |    |   5 Hits

(CNN)As a dark winter approaches with “twindemics” of Covid-19 and the flu, an effort by the Trump administration to increase the number of children receiving flu shots is not working, according to a CNN investigation. In August, the administration issued … Continue reading

Recap on Final Debate Between Donald Trump and Joe Biden

Politics |    October 23, 2020 |    |   7 Hits

The Story What a night that was. I assume you’re talking about the debate? What else? Yesterday, President Trump and former VP Joe Biden faced off in the first 2020 presidential debate in Cleveland, OH. And the moderator had a tough job dealing with … Continue reading