Missouri’s last remaining abortion clinic will stay open, at least temporarily.A judge on Friday issued a temporary restraining order keeping the clinic open. Without such an order, it would have been forced to stop offering abortions after today due to a dispute with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
Thursday saw some bipartisan dealmaking from the unlikeliest of allies in the unlikeliest of places: Progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and conservative Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) happily agreed — over Twitter — to work on a bill together.
A staggering nine candidates are running at the tail end of the field of 24 Democrats for the party’s nomination, consistently garnering less than 2 percent of public support in every poll.
Joe Biden is spending a lot of money on Facebook — so much that he’s even surpassing prolific social media ad spender President Donald Trump. And while other Democratic candidates are invoking specific issues and policy proposals to reach supporters in their online ads, the former vice president is largely talking about, well, himself.
Special counsel Robert Mueller said indicting President Donald Trump was “not an option” this week, citing a longstanding Justice Department policy that shields a sitting president from criminal indictments and prosecution.
Buried in this fascinating New York Times report on single mothers surging into the US workforce is a whoa-if-true finding: Medicaid expansion might be helping young moms get work.
If an asteroid were spotted hurtling towards Earth, we wouldn’t be arguing over whether asteroids exist. But that’s basically what the politicization of science has done to the public discussion about climate change, says former MIT president Susan Hockfield.
Robert Mueller’s report makes the stirring claim that “a fundamental principle of our government” is that no person, not even the president, “is above the law.”
In a couple of dramatic tweets, backed up by a briefing call featuring acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan and acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, the Trump administration rolled out a new policy aimed at coercing Mexico into halting the flow of Central American asylum seekers into the United States — a 5 percent tax on Mexican imports rising steadily to 25 percent unless Mexico cracks down on migration.