The Trump Presidency Ends; Cue the Trump Hangover?

Donald Trump bulldozed through norms and passed some good policies. Teasing out the distinction will be critical to his legacy.“Release the Kraken!” they cried, only for a hungover minnow to issue forth. The Donald Trump lawsuit extravaganza is now over. It ends as predicted, with conservatives yelling at GOP state officials, fake electors yelling at…Continue Reading

A Biden presidency doesn’t need a Green New Deal to make progress on climate change

Even without a Green New Deal, the sweeping set of climate-related initiatives many Democrats are pushing for, President-elect Joe Biden will have plenty of opportunities to move ahead with much of the ambitious energy transformation plan as part of any infrastructure or stimulus package. Should Republicans manage to maintain control of the Senate, there are…Continue Reading

Joe Biden wins presidency after claiming Pennsylvania, AP projects

The Associated Press projects Joe Biden has been elected the 46th president of the United States, ousting President Trump after a single term marked by impeachment, constant battles, a disastrous response to the deadly coronavirus pandemic and an unexpectedly close election.Kamala Harris will join him as the first woman and first female person of color…Continue Reading

Joe Biden wins US presidency, ending four tumultuous years under Trump

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was elected the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, promising to restore political normalcy and a spirit of national unity to confront raging health and economic crises, and making Donald J. Trump a one-term president after four years of tumult in the White House. Mr. Biden’s victory amounted to…Continue Reading

Battle for US presidency continues into Wednesday morning

Washington and Wilmington, Delaware President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden were locked in tight races in battleground states across the country Tuesday night as they concluded an epic campaign that will shape America’s response to the surging pandemic and foundational questions of economic fairness and racial justice.Neither Michigan, Wisconsin, nor Pennsylvania – crucial…Continue Reading

This Presidency Is Bad for Your Health

It’s a cliché at this point, but imagine being told 10 years ago that the final weeks of the 2020 election campaign would feature President Donald Trump telling enthusiastic supporters at campaign rallies that the deadly airborne virus they were at risk of contracting at that very moment—one for which there was no vaccine and…Continue Reading