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Opinion: After Ginsburg’s Death, Will Democrats Pack the Court?

The big question looming over Mitch McConnell’s promise to hold a vote on Donald Trump’s nominee to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is whether the Democrats, should they win both the White House and Senate, will then add (and fill) more seats to the Supreme Court. Although Joe Biden declined to join most

Opinion

Opinion: Trump’s Nobel Nomination — Point/Counterpoint

Point: Trump’s Nobel Nomination Is Richly Deserved Claudia Rosett | InsideSources.com Yes, President Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize. He’s just brokered a landmark shift in the Middle East, in which two Arab nations — the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain — have normalized relations with Israel. On Tuesday, Trump hosted a ceremony at the White

State

Arizona Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Governor Doug Ducey declared September 15 through October 15, 2020 Hispanic Heritage Month in Arizona to celebrate Hispanic culture throughout Arizona and recognize the many ways Arizonans of Hispanic descent enrich our state. “This Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate the countless ways the Hispanic community has enriched the culture of our state,” said Governor Ducey.

Politics

Vision 2020: Electoral College vs popular vote in America

Election Question: Why is it that one candidate can win the popular vote but another wins the electoral vote and thus the presidency? Answer: That’s how the framers of the Constitution set it up. This unique system of electing presidents is a big reason why Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016. Four candidates in

Opinion

Llewellyn King: Editing and Sanitizing History Is Vandalism

History is fragile. It needs to be handled with care. The trouble is that it is inevitably viewed through the prism of today, which can cast the good as bad and the bad as good. That is why those who would edit it, sanitize it or obscure it are, for the most part, vandals. It

Opinion

Labor Day — Three Viewpoints

Opinion: Labor Day Then and Now — Is It Still Relevant? Jill Ebstein | InsideSources.com Ask people what comes to mind with the mention of “Labor Day,” and you will most likely hear two responses: “Back to school” and “Can’t wear white.” This is a far cry from the holiday founders’ intent and might make one

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