Daily Nebraskan UNL student works in politics to pursue dreams of ending human traffickingDaily NebraskanFor as long as she can remember, University of Nebraska-Lincoln freshman international business and political science major Hayden Richardson has been interested in politics. But it wasn’t until her sophomore year of high school that... Read more
The Hill Harassment allegations roil Illinois politicsThe HillIllinois’ most powerful politician is on the defensive after firing one of his top political advisors over complaints the aide sexually harassed a young woman for months. The scandal is offering a window into how the still-evolving #MeToo movement is … and... Read more
MyStatesman.com Herman: Politics, can we talk about it more please?MyStatesman.comThe Texas Civic Health Index includes a section called “Discussing Politics.” (Spoiler alert: Texas’ civic health isn’t healthy.) “A regular practice of discussing politics with family and friends is an indicator of vibrant civic health,” says the … Read more… Read more
Bangor Daily News Russia still targeting US political system, spies sayBangor Daily NewsFrom left, Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Virginia, Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, and Chairman Richard Burr, R-North Carolina, speak together during a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on worldwide threats, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Washington …Fractious... Read more
The Guardian Oxfam set for crisis talks with minister amid sexual abuse claims – Politics liveThe GuardianOxfam set for crisis talks with minister amid sexual abuse claims – Politics live. Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the international development secretary’s meeting with Oxfam officials.... Read more
Week In Politics: John Kelly And Rob PorterNPRJohn Kelly, the White House chief of staff, the man who was meant to bring calm to the stormy seas of the Trump White House — has found himself at the center of the Rob Porter scandal. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email. Subscribe... Read more
Newsweek Politics is an ugly business these days: VarneyFox BusinessFBN’s Stuart Varney on the latest news on Hillary Clinton and the Russians, and former President Obama and the FBI. The Democrats were sure that Hillary would win. But she lost, and some of the things that were never supposed... Read more
Chicago Tribune Pritzker apologizes for remarks on African-American politicians, as rivals say he’s now unelectableChicago TribunePritzker’s conversation with Blagojevich and his apology Tuesday marked a new phase of the contentious campaign for the Democratic governor nomination. Race has long been a part of Chicago and Illinois politics, and Blagojevich... Read more
Identity politics and racismArkansas OnlineIdentity politics is the primary threat to American democracy because it is the primary source of the polarization afflicting it. Polarization is inherent to the logic of identity politics because of its assumption that Americans can be plugged into … and more » Read more… Read more
The Hill ‘The politics of hysteria’: The much-anticipated Nunes memo left experts underwhelmedBusiness InsiderThe highly-anticipated release of Rep. Devin Nunes’ memo, which claims to show the Department of Justice and FBI abusing their surveillance power, seemed more like a list of Republican talking points, experts said Friday. The memo... Read more