D.C. residents have been vocal for decades about how the city has a larger population than several states but limited self-government of its own. In recent years, they’ve gained the … Continue Reading House Republicans propose solution to DC statehood: strip it of its electoral votes
Prior to the 20th Amendment, the designated day for presidential inaugurations was March 4. This, like much of our Constitutionally-determined election schedule, was based on the realities of travel in … Continue Reading March 4: Corporations, Congress, and Conspiracies
The United States Senate, in its infinite wisdom, says Donald Trump is not guilty of inciting a riot in January on the grounds that although he absolutely did do that … Continue Reading Trump probably won’t run in 2024, but that doesn’t mean Senate Republicans were right to acquit him
Biden wants bipartisan action on student loan debt. But even some moderate Dems say it’s time to be bold.
Charles Schumer, New York’s senior senator and the current Majority Leader, is not exactly what you would call a leftist agitator. Not in good faith, anyway. Schumer is a liberal, … Continue Reading Biden wants bipartisan action on student loan debt. But even some moderate Dems say it’s time to be bold.
Surprise: Trump supporters are threatening acts of terrorism to overthrow American democracy, who saw that coming?
On Friday, the Supreme Court soundly rejected an attempt by the State of Texas to challenge the election results in four states. The whole thing was blatantly unconstitutional, as the … Continue Reading Surprise: Trump supporters are threatening acts of terrorism to overthrow American democracy, who saw that coming?
Way back in 2000, before coronavirus pandemics and September 11 and The Real Housewives, the Supreme Court of the United States was asked a key question in the now-famous Bush … Continue Reading We now enter the “attempt to overturn Bush v. Gore” phase of the election
Calling it a “serious threat to our National Security & Election Integrity,” President Trump today tweeted that he would veto the National Defense Authorization Act of 2020 – which funds … Continue Reading Trump threatens to withhold funding from the Pentagon unless Twitter deletes his account
Late Sunday night, famed investigative journalist Carl Bernstein dropped a list of 22 sitting U.S. Senators – all Republicans – who have all “repeatedly expressed extreme contempt for Trump & … Continue Reading Here all are the GOP senators who hate Trump, according to Carl Bernstein
In January 2021, Donald Trump will assume the title of pretender, the first widely-recognized President of the United States in exile. It will not be pretty. The first evidence of … Continue Reading The coming presidency-in-exile
Ever since the liberal mainstream media called the election for Joe Biden even before all the votes were counted and with allegations of pro-Democratic voter fraud all across this great … Continue Reading Trump could use this little-known loophole to still win the election
Across Twitter, armchair pundits and genuine pundits alike are a little frustrated by the lack of a call in the presidential election. No major network, nor the Associated Press, has … Continue Reading Joe Biden is the winner – but we don’t know how, yet
Julie Rovner Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared to be inching toward the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency Wednesday afternoon, but at the same time it was … Continue Reading A Biden Win and Republican Senate Might Lead to Gridlock on Health Issues
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Another Pyramid contributor challenged me to a simple contest: predict the outcome of today’s election and whoever is closest gets, you know, the honor of being closest. While he took … Continue Reading There’s a chance we look back on this and laugh, right?
Four years ago, my uncle sent a mass e-mail to me and a bunch of other relatives asking us to make election prediction maps and explain our reasoning, and that … Continue Reading Will the Switch to Voting by Mail be an Empowerment or an Obstacle?
Miles Taylor, chief of staff to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, was the author of “I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration,” a 2018 New … Continue Reading It Isn’t Just Trump’s Behavior