Category «BREAKING»

Is Comey Helping Or Hurting #TheResistance?

Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): Here’s my plan, if it works for everyone: The overarching question will be “Is James Comey’s book/publicity tour helping or hurting the case against President Trump?” You can interpret “the case” however you want, but I mostly …

Phil Murphy, N.J. governor, approves ‘motor-voter’ registration law over GOP objections

Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Tuesday making New Jersey the latest state with automatic voter registration at motor-vehicle agencies, after former Republican Gov. Chris Christie rejected earlier versions. “We stand in stark contrast to President Trump and others whose only interest lays in restricting voting rights and suppressing voters’ voices,” Mr. Murphy said before …

10 Questions That ABC Didn’t Ask Comey

On Sunday evening, ABC preempted its regularly scheduled programming to broadcast an exclusive interview conducted by “This Week” host George Stephanopoulos with former FBI Director James Comey. The star treatment is part of an all-out publicity campaign that Comey, fired by President Trump less than one year ago, has launched to promote his new book, “A Higher …

white privilege – The Denver Post

Parents of white children have an invisible luxury: They don’t need to start talking to their kids about the subject of race as young as preschool. That’s a privilege not afforded black and Latino parents, many educators say, because their children’s lives and educations are literally at risk from the moment they enter society. But …