With the holidays upon us and the turn of the calendar looming, it’s time for the 2022 edition of my top ten list of politicians who had the best and worst year. I first undertook this exercise back in December 2021, and found it a fruitful way to chart the course of a year in our political life. Far too often our focus on the present obfuscates the larger trends and … [Read more...] about The Ten Politicians Who Had the Best and Worst 2022
What a difference a week makes. Over just five days, we experienced two monumental moments in our political history. First on Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark 1973 Roe decision that ensured a right to an abortion. Then on Tuesday, Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson delivered devastating personal testimony to the January 6th Committee. Of … [Read more...] about Will Abortion Decision and January 6th Hearings Change the 2022 Midterm Landscape?
Morning Headlines The Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade in a 5-3-1 decision on Friday, ruling that women no longer hold a constitutional right to an abortion. 5 conservative justices (including three appointed by President Trump) voted as a block to overturn the decision, while Chief Justice John Roberts pushed for a compromise. Abortion will now be … [Read more...] about DDHQ Morning News Spotlight: SCOTUS Overturns Roe, Plus Trump Stumps for Miller and Bailey in Illinois but Miller Gaffe Dominates Rally
Morning Headlines Former Mayor of Tallahassee and 2018 Democratic nominee for governor of Florida, Andrew Gillum, was indicted by a federal grand jury yesterday. The jury returned a 21 count indictment against Gillum for conspiracy, wire fraud, and making false statements related to his campaign. Gillum, 42, allegedly diverted money raised during his campaign -- which he … [Read more...] about DDHQ Morning News Spotlight: Gillum Indicted, SCOTUS Rulings, & Gubernatorial Developments
Good morning, and thank you for stopping by the DDHQ Morning News Spotlight. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is now Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson after her nomination was confirmed by the Senate yesterday, and why early voting numbers are so low in one of Ohio's largest counties. Morning Headlines The Senate has confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme … [Read more...] about DDHQ Morning News Spotlight: April 8, 2022