Republican absentee-ballot requests are up around 40 percent, while Democrats have shot up almost 600 percent.
Eleanor Clift covers politics for The Daily Beast. A regular panelist on the McLaughlin Group, she has also appeared as herself in several movies, including "Dave," "Independence Day," "Rising Sun," "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue," and the CBS sit-com, "Murphy Brown."
The former Montgomery County (Maryland) executive had a highly successful career. But Montgomery County wasn't always so liberal, and things weren't always so easy.
His death marks the loss of a revered civil rights icon, and the acknowledged conscience of Congress for more than 30 years.
Retirement rumors are swirling around Justices Thomas and Alito, with 48-year-old Amy Coney Barrett reportedly on the top of Trump’s list as a prospective replacement.
Oklahoma voters just passed Medicaid expansion. And soon, Missouri may be next. Gee, you’d almost think they care more about health care than ideology.
Thanks to McConnell, Trump has named 200 judges overall. And he has a racial record worse than any president since Nixon.
The House will vote today to grant D.C. statehood. The Senate won’t, of course, but the long-overdue day is coming.
With luck, we’re hurtling toward the end of the Trump era. But that means he’s rushing to overturn Obama-era rules that banned, wait for it, “extreme hunting.”
He’s perhaps best known for getting lots of money from big pharma, big oil, big banks, and payday lenders, and for pushing their preferred policies.
Cory Booker was a law and order mayor. Now he’s trying to crack down on the cops, pushing tough police accountability measures through Congress.