Opinion: The Soul of The Nation Is the Constitution – Harlan Ullman

President Joe Biden faces what he calls two possibly existential conflicts. The first is the struggle between autocracy and democracy. The second was declared last week in Philadelphia: the fight for the soul of the nation against Trump “MAGA Republicans.” This column disagrees that the great struggle is between democracy and autocracy. The crucial question


Trump’s $2,000 checks stall in Senate as GOP blocks vote

President Donald Trump’s push for bigger $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks stalled out Tuesday in the Senate as Republicans blocked a swift vote proposed by Democrats and split within their own ranks over whether to boost spending or defy the White House. The roadblock mounted by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may not be sustainable as