A Coronavirus Roundup

As states officially reopen this summer, the media opines about 'the new normal' and the President turns his attention to other news, we look back our coronavirus coverage so far. Uncertainty Over Unemployment Numbers Economists are stunned as positive jobs numbers roll in. But are we truly on the other side of the Coronavirus economy?... Continue Reading →

Secretary of Defense Mike Pompeo Faces Claims of Corruption in Light of the Firing of Inspector General Steve Linick

Secretary of Defense Mike Pompeo is facing scrutiny after President Trump’s firing of Steve Linick at Secretary Pompeo’s recommendation. At the time, Pompeo was the subject of multiple investigations into potential misuse of government funds at the time of the firing and has been accused of firing Linick for retaliation against these investigations. In his... Continue Reading →

DACA Survives President Trump’s Challenge

This past Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled that President Trump may not proceed with his plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This program, implemented by Barack Obama in 2012, protects undocumented immigrants brought into the United States as children by shielding them from deportation and letting them work. Chief Justice Roberts... Continue Reading →

The Supreme Court Tosses Out ‘Bridgegate’ Convictoins

The Supreme Court has unanimously overturned the convictions related to the ‘Bridgegate’ scandal. In 2013, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie colluded to create traffic jams in Fort Lee, New Jersey for political reasons. This major corruption scandal toppled Christie’s political career and called into question how corruption is handled at the federal level and the... Continue Reading →

Joe Biden’s Search for His Running Mate

Since Joe Biden pledged to select a woman as his running mate in his last debate with Bernie Sanders, there has been heavy speculation as to who he will choose. The Biden campaign has lost some ground due to the Tara Reade allegations, so there is extra pressure to come up with a vice presidential... Continue Reading →

Judiciary Politics

Thanks to President Donald Trump, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently became the third circuit court to flip from a majority of Democratic to Republican appointees as of late November 2019. On top of this, within three years of being in office, Trump has appointed over 150 judges, including over 50... Continue Reading →

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