Public funds should be used to rescue local journalism, says report

Local news coverage could disappear unless the government provides direct financial support, according to an independent report on the future of the British media, which warns the industry’s collapse poses a threat to the “long-term… Read More

Trump’s Judicial Appointments Were Confirmed At Historic Pace In 2018

The Trump administration more than doubled the number of judges it confirmed to federal appeals courts in 2018, exceeding the pace of the last five presidents and stocking the courts with lifetime appointees who could… Read More

Midterms Aside, Big Donors See a Leftward Path to Beating Trump

As the debate rages among Democrats about how best to position the party to defeat President Trump in 2020, many big donors are signaling early support for expanding and firing up the party’s liberal base… Read More

Scoop: Democrats to probe Trump for targeting CNN, Washington Post

House Democrats plan to investigate whether President Trump abused White House power by targeting — and trying to punish with “instruments of state power” — the Washington Post and CNN, incoming House intelligence committee chairman… Read More