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by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Pete Buttigieg 2020
Replies: 352
Views: 14562

Re: Pete Buttigieg 2020

Daily Beast - Max Burns: Pete Buttigieg Has It Right: Democrats Should Be Talking About the Constitution

The failure of the ERA in the 1980s made Democrats and liberals gun-shy about constitutional reform. It’s long past time to get over it.
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: CREW et al v. Trump; USDC SDNY; Re Emoluments Clause (1)
Replies: 82
Views: 5865

Re: CREW et al v. Trump; USDC SDNY; Re Emoluments Clause (1)

Economist An appeals court revives an emoluments-clause lawsuit against Donald Trump DAYS AFTER he took office, Donald Trump found himself as a defendant in a lawsuit based on the constitution's two “emoluments” clauses which prevent presidents from profiting from their office. Mr Trump dismissed t...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Labor Union Vote 2020
Replies: 25
Views: 952

Re: Labor Union Vote 2020

CBS News: 2020 Democrats say they're "proud" to stand with striking UAW workers
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Elections 2020
Topic: Polls: 2020 Already
Replies: 127
Views: 8056

Re: Polls: 2020 Already

The Hill Poll: Biden holds 12-point lead over Sanders, Warren third Former Vice President Joe Biden holds a 12 point lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), his closest contender, in the Democratic presidential primary, according to a new poll released Monday. Biden received 32 percent of the vote a...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Venezuela, Post-Chavez
Replies: 621
Views: 55144

Re: Venezuela, Post-Chavez

WaPo Fears of military conflict between Venezuela & Colombia as tensions over Maduro government escalate The U.S.-led effort to force Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro from office has moved into a new stage, with rising fears of military conflict between Venezuela and Colombia, and the activation...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Investigations in New York State of Trump and Related
Replies: 485
Views: 35019

Re: Investigations in New York State of Trump and Related

Cross-posting New York Times 8 Years of Trump Tax Returns Are Subpoenaed by Manhattan D.A. State prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed President Trump’s accounting firm to demand eight years of his personal and corporate tax returns, according to several people with knowledge of the matter. The s...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Oversight/Intel Committees: Allen Weisselberg Testimony, Trump Org CFO; Mazars USA; Re Financial Records
Replies: 97
Views: 4895

Re: Oversight/Intel Committees: Allen Weisselberg Testimony, Trump Org CFO; Mazars USA; Re Financial Records

New York Times 8 Years of Trump Tax Returns Are Subpoenaed by Manhattan D.A. State prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed President Trump’s accounting firm to demand eight years of his personal and corporate tax returns, according to several people with knowledge of the matter. The subpoena opens...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence; Barr Investigation
Replies: 1203
Views: 65635

Re: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence; Barr Investigation

Politico - Natasha Bertrand and Josh Gerstein Obama’s team lines up to defend Andrew McCabe in court Obama-era national security leaders would testify on behalf of McCabe should he face trial over allegations that he misled officials about leaks to the media. A cavalcade of Obama-era national secur...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: House Oversight Investigation: Transportation Secy Elaine Chao; Ethics/Finances
Replies: 2
Views: 63

House Oversight Investigation: Transportation Secy Elaine Chao; Ethics/Finances

The Hill House committee launches investigation into Transportation Secretary Chao The House Oversight Committee on Monday launched an investigation into whether Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is using her office to benefit herself and her family. “The Committee is examining your misstatement...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Spy Games
Replies: 170
Views: 14916

Re: Spy Games

Cross-posting The Guardian Canada: arrest of ex-head of intelligence shocks experts and alarms allies Police say charges of stealing covert information against Cameron Ortis pose ‘potential risk’ for US, UK, New Zealand and Australia Canada and its allies are scrambling to assess the damage inflicte...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Canada
Replies: 48
Views: 2843

Re: Canada

The Guardian Canada: arrest of ex-head of intelligence shocks experts and alarms allies Police say charges of stealing covert information against Cameron Ortis pose ‘potential risk’ for US, UK, New Zealand and Australia Canada and its allies are scrambling to assess the damage inflicted by what exp...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Intelligence/Judiciary Committees 2019 Public Hearing: 1PM Eastern Sept 17; Trump Obstruction; Suborning Perjury
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Intelligence/Judiciary Committees 2019 Public Hearing: 1PM Eastern Sept 17; Trump Obstruction; Suborning Perjury

H/T Kendra
Judiciary.house.gov: Presidential Obstruction of Justice and Abuse of Power

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 1:00pm
Location: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
Presidential Obstruction of Justice and Abuse of Power

Witness List
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Kamala Harris 2020
Replies: 173
Views: 7256

Re: Kamala Harris 2020

New York Times - David Leonhardt How Kamala Harris Can Make a Comeback The Democratic field is still flawed. The most effective presidential candidates are able both to energize their base and persuade the political middle. Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan and F.D.R. all did so. They managed to seem exc...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Elizabeth Warren 2020
Replies: 235
Views: 10200

Re: Elizabeth Warren 2020

New York Times Working Families Party Endorses Elizabeth Warren The progressive group, whose electoral influence has grown since it backed Bernie Sanders four years ago, is now supporting Ms. Warren for the Democratic presidential nomination. The Working Families Party, the labor-aligned progressiv...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Kamala Harris 2020
Replies: 173
Views: 7256

Re: Kamala Harris 2020

WaPo - Robin Givhan Kamala Harris grew up in a mostly white world. Then she went to a black university in a black city. Kamala Harris wanted to go to a black school. That’s what black folks called Howard University in the early 1980s when Harris was a teenager considering her future. Harris, she wo...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Pete Buttigieg 2020
Replies: 352
Views: 14562

Re: Pete Buttigieg 2020

The Hill Buttigieg says O'Rourke is playing into GOP hands with comments about mandatory gun buybacks ... CNN's Jake Tapper asked Buttigieg Sunday on "State of the Union" if he thinks the former Texas congressman played into the hands of the GOP when he said at Thursday's primary debate, "hell yes ...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Elizabeth Warren 2020
Replies: 235
Views: 10200

Re: Elizabeth Warren 2020

Cross-posting WaPo - Amy B. Wang Warren releases plan to tackle Washington corruption NEW YORK — Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a new plan Monday to tackle corruption in Washington, part of the Democratic presidential candidate’s ongoing promises to enact “big structural change” if elected. Warren’s...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What are you reading lately?
Replies: 1038
Views: 68560

Re: What are you reading lately?

Not yet. I have it on my Kindle list.
Tiredretiredlawyer wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:06 pm
Anyone read this?

https://www.nationalmemo.com/amp/r-i-p- ... publicans/
R.I.P. GOP: How The New America Is Dooming The Republicans
Stan Greenberg 4 weeks ago
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: The Retail Politics: 2020 Presidential
Replies: 130
Views: 4200

Re: The Retail Politics: 2020 Presidential

WaPo - Amy B. Wang Warren releases plan to tackle Washington corruption NEW YORK — Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a new plan Monday to tackle corruption in Washington, part of the Democratic presidential candidate’s ongoing promises to enact “big structural change” if elected. Warren’s wide-ranging...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: US States v. Big Pharma; Re Opioids Liability
Replies: 34
Views: 1418

Re: US States v. Big Pharma; Re Opioids Liability

Bloomberg: OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Files for Bankruptcy to Wipe Out 2,000 Lawsuits
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Congress
Topic: Intelligence/Judiciary Committees 2019 Investigation: Trump Obstruction; Suborning Perjury
Replies: 67
Views: 3691

Re: Intelligence/Judiciary Committees 2019 Investigation: Trump Obstruction; Suborning Perjury

Will do.
Kendra wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:36 am
If anyone spots what time the hearing starts tomorrow, please post here. I took the day off, and trying to plan errands around it :bag:
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Trump's Judicial Takeover/Judicial Independence
Replies: 63
Views: 4346

Re: Trump's Judicial Takeover

New York Times Supreme Court Says Judges Are Above Politics. It May Hear a Case Testing That View . ... The debate over the role politics plays in judging is mostly theoretical. But a petition filed this month by Gov. John C. Carney Jr. of Delaware, a Democrat, makes it concrete. It asks the justic...
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 2322
Views: 117245

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

Bloomberg: Companies Aren’t Putting Trump’s America First

Trade wars and volatility have made CEOs at home and especially abroad skittish about investing in continued U.S. economic growth.
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Issues 2020: Too Far Left or Mainstream?
Replies: 37
Views: 1635

Re: Issues 2020: Too Far Left or Mainstream?

NBC News: No, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren aren't too far left to win the presidential election

Voters don't choose the candidate that best represents their ideas about government but adapt their ideas to the candidate they prefer.
by Addie
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Issues 2020: College Affordability
Replies: 29
Views: 1051

Re: Issues 2020: College Affordability

USN&WR: Where the 2020 Candidates Stand on Free College and Student Debt

Higher education could be a key voting issue.

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