January 10, 2021 Unbelievably, it was only a week ago—last Sunday — that we learned Trump had called Georgia’s Secretary of State and pressured him to change the results of the 2020 election. Trump demanded that Brad Raffensperger “find” the 11,780 votes Trump needed to win Georgia. The news of the attempt to get an election official to overrule the will of the people was astonishing: at the time, it was the worst domestic attack on ...
- December 11, 2020
Democrat Biden won the election by more than 7 million votes and by 306 to 232 electoral votes. Trump has lost 55 of the 56 court cases he has brought to change the election’s outcome, and all 50 states have certified their election results. This election is not close; attempts to overturn it reject the central concept of democracy: that voters choose their leaders.
- December 9, 2020
With the pandemic, the failing economy, and the Republicans’ unwillingness to recognize his presidency, Biden is facing an unprecedented crisis. But he definitely knows how Washington works.
- December 8, 2020
As the election results have become clearer, Trump has added to his already stunning post-presidential legal exposure by trying systematically to interfere with the election and reverse his loss. As with many of his most brazen anti-democratic actions, he has proceeded loudly and in plain sight.
- December 12, 2017The fires and storms ravaging the planet are only going to get worse, especially if we don’t end the power of climate deniers.
- December 4, 2017They know a backlash is coming, and they’re making the most of their power while they have it.
- November 30, 2017Thirty-eight percent of the country won’t get a noticeable tax break when the cuts kick in.