North Carolina’s Gerrymandering Drama Is Only Going to Get Worse

Perhaps it wasn’t the best idea for Republican state legislators in North Carolina to openly admit that they were drawing partisan gerrymanders. “I acknowledge freely that this would be a political gerrymander, which is not against the law”—that’s how state Representative David Lewis, the chief GOP official in charge of redistricting, characterized the latest congressional…

Trump renews attack against technology companies

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday renewed his attacks on technology companies and platforms including Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google, saying they were “trying to silence” people. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump suggested, without evidence, that the companies’ activities may be illegal. He later posted a tweet saying Google…

Trump-backed candidate’s ‘monkey’ comment draws fire in Florida race

Republican U.S. Congressman Ron DeSantis came under fire on Wednesday when the President Trump-backed Florida gubernatorial candidate said his state should not “monkey this up” by electing Democratic Mayor Andrew Gillum, who is African-American. Trump-backed candidate’s ‘monkey’ comment draws fire in Florida race Republican U.S. Congressman Ron DeSantis came under fire on Wednesday when the…