Donald Trump’s inability to reckon with the truth of the coronavirus is apparent by the numbers: 8.2 million COVID cases, 221,000 deaths.
The disparate impacts of COVID could ensure this battleground state stays blue in 2020.
Co-published by Newsweek
Increasingly belligerent armed militias have vowed to appear at polling stations. But election watchers are on the case.
Four years after Trump promised major investment, Pennsylvania’s infrastructure remains among the worst in the nation.
Trump’s legal assault on Obamacare could mobilize large numbers of Latino voters against him in Florida and Texas.
Fresno, the working class capital of California’s San Joaquin Valley, remains a hardscrabble town with a history of radical activism.
Protests over the killing of George Floyd have hastened teachers union calls to remove police from Los Angeles’ public school campuses.
Co-published by The Guardian
Even before the pandemic, ICE consistently failed to provide adequate medical care to detainees on its flights — with dire outcomes.
Trump and Biden exchanged words over climate change on Tuesday night. How many of them were accurate?
A bill to reform the Department of Toxic Substances Control has been a long time coming, but will Governor Newsom sign it?
Colin Kaepernick’s lonely protest in 2016 was just the first of many expressions of outrage.
Despite the reservation’s Democratic tendencies and its struggles amid the pandemic, the president is trying to woo Navajo voters.
Co-published by L.A. Taco
In the wake of Exide’s bankruptcy filing, questions arise about the state’s missed opportunities to secure recovery costs from Exide.
The president and members of Congress are spared the search for affordable health care.
When Silicon Valley rents came north, Santa Rosa passed a rent control ordinance. Then the real estate industry went to war.
What is the president’s obligation to those sickened or killed by a virus he could have done far more to tame?
North Carolina public housing tenants seek safe housing after years of federal underfunding.
Employees call for leadership change as inspector general prepares to release first report.
Some observers say it’s time to hand over L.A. County’s oversight of its nursing homes to California. But would state control be any better?
Will Gov. Newsom sign a bill that would require employers to rehire service workers laid off in hotels, airports and event centers?