Updates in Policy and Government
- Supreme Court's conservatives lift COVID restrictions on New York houses of worshipon November 26, 2020
The Supreme Court for the first time blocked state COVID-19 restrictions on how many people may gather in houses of worship in New York.
- Column: Newsom and legislators got a surprise windfall. They should resist the urge to spendon November 26, 2020
After expecting a massive pandemic-induced deficit and instead getting a projected $26-billion windfall, Sacramento politicians would be wise to sock it away for future years, columnist George Skelton writes.
- Biden steps into leadership vacuum to reassure Americans with Thanksgiving addresson November 26, 2020
Biden steps into the White House leadership vacuum on the coronavirus, resetting the tone in a solemn Thanksgiving address aimed at an anxious nation.
- Granderson: For white evangelicals, 'tis the season of awkward Trump dinner-table conversationson November 25, 2020
In the holiday spirit, U.S. families will come together to debate the future of America, and white evangelicals will continue to cast no stone toward Trump.
- Trump pardons former aide Michael Flynnon November 25, 2020
President Trump pardons former national security advisor Michael Flynn, rewarding a loyalist who pleaded guilty during the Russia investigation.
- Column: Trump does his worst to make Biden's job even tougheron November 25, 2020
Let's count all the things Trump is doing that will make life difficult for his successor. It's not pretty.