Emmarie Huetteman At least half of voters prefer former Vice President Joe Biden’s approach to health care over President Donald Trump’s, suggesting voter concern about lowering costs and managing the … Continue Reading Majority of Voters Tilt Toward Biden as Health Issues Weigh Heavily
Twice so far this election, conservative media outlets – chiefly Fox News and the New York Post – have tried to jolt the struggling Trump campaign with an October Surprise. … Continue Reading Brennan and Biden “scandals” show the gulf between conservative media and the world
By Emmarie Huetteman October 12, 2020 The week that Iowa reported its 90,000th confirmed case of COVID-19, Sen. Joni Ernst sat behind a plexiglass partition and told a debate audience … Continue Reading With Senate Control at Stake, Trump and COVID Haunt Ernst’s Fight to Keep Her Seat
You don’t have to look hard to find merchandise you can buy and wear to show your support for Donald Trump’s re-election. Hats, shirts, playing cards, wristbands, hair ties, sweatshirts … Continue Reading How bootleg merchandise could bring down the Trump campaign
From the staffs of KHN and PolitiFact October 8, 2020 The Trump administration’s pandemic response: decisive action that saved lives, or the greatest failure of any presidential administration? During Wednesday’s … Continue Reading In Debate, Pence and Harris Offer Conflicting Views of Nation’s Reality
Hello, dear readers of Pyramid. My post summarizing/reacting to/snarking about the first presidential debate was not originally written for this site — as you might have guessed from that introductory … Continue Reading Pence, Harris, and the night we’ll never get back
Explaining John McAfee to someone who doesn’t know anything about John McAfee is going to be very difficult because at a certain point you’ll be describing John McAfee and his … Continue Reading Rich man faces consequences
President Trump’s job approval rating hasn’t been particularly consistent since he took office except in one respect: he has never crossed 50%, never had a majority of Americans who approved … Continue Reading What’s with Americans who think Trump is doing a good job but don’t like Trump?
Aneri Pattani September 29, 2020 For a term that’s at least 100 years old, “herd immunity” has gained new life in 2020. It starred in many headlines last month, when … Continue Reading Corralling the Facts on Herd Immunity
By Paul Wiele for Pyramid Welcome to my self-inflicted purgatory: the first 2020 general election debate! First off: as you know, I am not much of a Biden fan and … Continue Reading The first debate could have gone worse. Possibly. Somehow.
Whether you want to call September 29, 2008, the “beginning” of the recession probably depends on the kind of economist you are (or aren’t). By today, both Lehman Brothers and … Continue Reading Today in History: the Beginning of the 2008 Recession
Laura UngarSeptember 25, 2020 Matthew Fentress was just 25 when he passed out while stuffing cannolis as a cook for a senior living community six years ago. Doctors diagnosed him … Continue Reading Heartbreaking Bills, Lawsuit and Bankruptcy — Even With Insurance
Elections in the Soviet Union were and are often decried as undemocratic. The way the Soviet election system worked was simple: you were handed a ballot with one candidate, nominated … Continue Reading The safest election is one with no voters
by Miranda Green When the first fire of the season broke out on the Hoopa Valley Reservation in Northern California in July, Greg Moon faced a dilemma. As Hoopa’s fire … Continue Reading Native Americans Feel Double Pain of COVID and Fires ‘Gobbling Up the Ground’
As part of the process of Brexit – the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union – the country has had to grapple with a complicated topic. Under the 1998 … Continue Reading What to do when your predecessors dislike you
Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News and Margo Snipe, Tampa Bay Times CLEARWATER, Fla. — Betty Jones voted for President Donald Trump in 2016, but the lifelong Republican has her doubts … Continue Reading Trump-Biden Race Could Hinge on How Florida’s Pinellas County Swings