Saturday Night Owls: When the future feels hopeless, we aren't helpless to change our mindset
Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week Arthur C. Brooks at The Atlantic writes— What to Do When the Future Feels Hopeless . Humans like to feel optimistic about and in control of where their life is headed. The pandemic has made it very hard to feel that way: [...] Because of the pandemic, the future feels difficult and uncertain, and few of us have much contro...
Post-ABC poll: Biden maintains lead over Trump nationally in stable presidential race
Strong support from women fuels Biden’s advantage, and the economy remains a bright spot for the president.
Amy Coney Barrett’s Stare Decisis Problem–And Ours
She respects precedent less than Antonin Scalia meaning she's ready to join Clarence Thomas and start taking a hammer to long standing decisions
Did John James create 100 jobs? Here's what we found
GOP Senate candidate John James has said his family's Detroit company has created 100 jobs. But economic experts cast doubt on the company's data
Sara Gideon Is Running Strong Against Susan Collins in Maine
Her opponent, Sara Gideon, is running on her record in the state — but does it matter in a year when all politics is national?
Barr has brought the D.O.J. closer to the White House than it has been in a half-century, historians say.
From big family to U.S. high court, Barrett 'used to being in group of nine'
As the parent of seven children, Amy Coney Barrett knows about working with a large group: it is an experience she will have again if confirmed as the ninth justice on the U.S. Supreme Court - and its first mother with school-age children.
With crowds smaller than expected, calm largely prevails in Portland as Proud Boys and left-wing demonstrators hold rallies
PORTLAND, Ore. — Hundreds of members of the far-right group Proud Boys rallied at a public park here Saturday, venting threats and flashing weapons but failing to mobilize the show of strength that organizers had planned – and that Portland’s leaders had feared. The demonstration by the group – which has earned a reputation for […]
Candidate for Washington state schools chief claimed to run a nonprofit. Now she says there is no tax-exempt status
Coronavirus daily news updates, Sept. 26: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world