What can Coronation Street tell us about politics? What can the ‘everyday’ tell us about politics and political ideology? Here, Robert Topinka suggests that soap operas have much to tell us about the importance of the ‘ordinary’ to our understanding of politics. The study of politics is often the
Judge Neil Gorsuch Emerges as Leading Contender for Supreme Court The high court nomination could come as early as next week.
UK Government Loses Brexit Case, Must Consult Parliament Britain's Supreme Court says the government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to trigger negotiations by the end of March
Former Congressman Mike Pompeo Sworn in as CIA Director Mike Pompeo was sworn in Monday night as director of the CIA at a crucial time for U.S. national security as intelligence - traditionally a nonpartisan issue - has been thrust into the political arena
2 GOP senators would let states keep Obama health law WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican senators said Monday that they'll propose legislation that lets states keep former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul or opt for a new program providing trimmed-down coverage. The plan by Sens. Bill Cassidy of
Essential Politics: California Senate votes to confirm Becerra as AG, state lawmakers watch Trump's inauguration
Essential Politics: California Senate votes to confirm Becerra as AG, state lawmakers watch Trump's inauguration With California's face-off against Washington, D.C., getting widespread attention, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon has turned to a veteran of national politics to help shape his public image: White House veteran Bill Burton. Burton, who once worked as
Ethics Lawyers to Sue Trump Over Continuing Business Interests Heavy-hitting lawyers plan to sue President Donald Trump in federal court Monday over business interests that they say put him in violation of the Constitution by receiving payments from foreign governments. The nonprofit good-government group Citizens for
The waterbeetle of American politics WASHINGTON — Leaving aside the missing element of grace and the improbability of his ever stopping to think, Donald Trump is the waterbeetle of politics. His feral cunning in manipulating the masses and the media is, like the waterbeetle's facility
Trump's pick for health secretary tells senators he will protect the vulnerable, but doesn't say how
Trump's pick for health secretary tells senators he will protect the vulnerable, but doesn't say how Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) told the Senate Health Committee on Wednesday that he would protect vulnerable Americans if he is confirmed as President-elect Donald Trump’s Health and Human Services secretary. But the six-term congressman did not detail how he
Fearing Trump, California drops undocumented health insurance request California has withdrawn its request to the federal government for permission to allow undocumented people to obtain health insurance from the state exchange, with a lawmaker linking the decision to concerns about the incoming Trump administration.