Every politician defends the middle class, but none of them knows quite what it is. In August, during a town hall, Joe Biden said, “We have to rebuild the middle class, and this time we bring everyone along.” In his telling, the middle class is part memory and part aspiration, less a demographic group than a morality tale of loss and redemption. It “isn’t a number,” Biden is fond of saying. “It’s a set of values.”
Last night, for the second consecutive debate, Democrats were asked about how they plan to protect the right to abortion care—and they essentially whiffed, using what could have been an opportunity to lay out developed plans of action to merely repeat their bland points from last month. The most common “solution” Democrats have offered thus far [
The U.S. and Taliban have resumed peace talks, a spokesperson for the group said Saturday, nearly three months since President Trump declared the negotiations "dead." Suhail Shaheen, a spokesman for the Taliban, said on social media that representatives from both sides resurrected discussions that abruptly stalled in September. "Talks revolved
They brought solemn warnings but were ready to crack wise. They quoted the Constitution's framers, Sir Thomas More and contemporary pols. They invoked everyday hypotheticals but also a supposed afterlife conversation with Alexander Hamilton. And as they expressed anger and fear, they wove in personal tales of a mail-order Thanksgiving turkey and an unhappy goldendoodle.
An organization that provides funding for abortions is showcasing its Christmas theme on Facebook: “Abortions Are Magical.”
Joe Pera Talks About the Second Season of Joe Pera Talks with You
Anyone familiar with comedian Joe Pera, and especially his deceptively placid Adult Swim comedy series Joe Pera Talks With You, knows that he’s not in any hurry. So last night’s Late Show saw Stephen Colbert—clearly a huge fan of the idiosyncratic Pera (as is our own Erik Adams)—slowing things down for an extended talk with the comic about, well, nothing much at all, really.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that any talks about President Trump and the impeachment proceedings were off the table while she visits overseas.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - An anti-abortion group is saying it will appeal a decision by a Rhode Island Superior Court judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s abortion rights law passed this summer. The lawsuit was filed in June on behalf of Catholics for Life and
An anti-abortion group is saying it will appeal a decision by a Rhode Island Superior Court judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s abortion rights law passed this summer.
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