Quick Facts on Politics

Debate disaster, round one

If you are a viewer that likes tension and drama, it was your night. For the rest of us, it was an embarrassment or, worse, another pressure point in a country stretched nearly to its limits.

Quick Facts on Politics

Trump: a rigged 2020 election

COVID may keep voters home this year but President Trump is already casting doubt on the legitimacy of mail-in voting.

Quick Facts on Politics

#Reopen protest tied to White House

Freelance photographer Alyson McClaran of Denver, Colorado, captures history as health care workers push back against protestors.

Quick Facts on Politics

Three law professors describe Trump’s conduct as impeachable; one does not

President Trump is accused of pressuring the president of Ukraine to investigate former Vice-President Joe Biden, who seemed likely to be Trump’s political opponent in the 2020 election. He is also accused of obstructing justice by blocking the testimony of witnesses, intimidating witnesses and refusing to comply with subpoenas.

Quick Facts on Politics

Impeachment: core issues, unspun

Is the absence of a quid pro quo from the phone conversation between Trump and Ukraine President Zelensky enough to exonerate President Trump? Or is the implicit “ask” enough?

Quick Facts on Politics

Impeachment process begins

If Trump DID use his office to pressure a foreign government to do something against a political rival, that’s likely an abuse of power.