Green fingers burned at G-7 summit

If you’re keen to know what it’s like to actually attend a G-7 summit, Jack Blanchard takes you through every political, diplomatic and media layer in his latest Westminster Insider podcast episode, featuring Tony Blair. Let’s get into it. The global climate debate is markedly different to the American domestic debate. How will we know … Leer más

Israel to swear in government, ending Netanyahu’s long rule

Netanyahu, who is on trial for corruption, remains the head of the largest party in parliament and is expected to vigorously oppose the new government. If just one faction bolts, it could lose its majority and would be at risk of collapse, giving him an opening to return to power. The new government is promising … Leer más

100 days to save the world

🍦 Scoop! 🏰 Where the leaders are staying: Joe Biden at Tregenna Castle, the others at Carbis Bay Estate (Biden is using his lodge there only as a workspace). 🍿 No Biden-Putin joint press conference next Wednesday? What’s Vlad afraid of, we wonder? Let’s get into it. G-7 leaders want a vaccine ready within 100 … Leer más

Nevada meltdown gives Iowa hope of saving first-in-the-nation fame

The chair of the Nevada Democratic Party, Judith Whitmer, blasted the move as an “insurgency within our own party.” Watching the Nevada fireworks explode from halfway across the country, Iowa Democrats glimpsed a flicker of hope. As the national party considers the 2024 calendar, Iowa — in comparison to Nevada — might not look so … Leer más

Teen who recorded George Floyd’s murder awarded Pulitzer special citation

Darnella Frazier was one of the bystanders who recorded then-police officer Derek Chauvin pinning George Floyd to the ground with a knee on his neck. | Minneapolis Police Department via AP, File Darnella Frazier, the teenager who recorded George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis last year, received a Pulitzer Prize special citation on Friday for her … Leer más

Garland declares voting rights expansion ‘central’ to democracy

«There are many things that are open to debate in America, but the right of all eligible citizens to vote is not one of them,» he said. «The right to vote is the cornerstone of our democracy, the right from which all other rights ultimately flow.» Garland outlined the United States’ checkered history of expanding … Leer más

Opinion | The Republican Case for Federal LGBT Rights

For the national Republican Party, this issue gives us the chance to do some good, win back millions of voters we’ve alienated, and move on to other important areas where we still have the moral high ground. Some Republican operatives think they’re better off continuing to fight on this front of the culture war, and … Leer más

‘He’s not DeSantis enough’: GOP governor whacked over Covid policy

It’s another messy chapter in Idaho’s 2022 Republican gubernatorial primary, the only one in the nation in which a sitting governor is being challenged by a lieutenant governor of his own party. What’s happening here isn’t simply about an overly ambitious second-in-command. In a deeply conservative state that’s a proving ground for feuding factions in … Leer más

Jason Miller will shift from role of full-time Trump aide

Jason Miller is expected to remain with Trump’s team, but not in a full-time, day-to-day role. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Longtime senior Donald Trump adviser Jason Miller is taking over as CEO of a tech startup company and will be taking on a reduced role in the former president’s orbit, according to a person familiar … Leer más

POLITICO Pro Q&A: NASA Administrator Bill Nelson

He is also trying to separately secure more money to give the agency a face lift. «I have clearly articulated the need for $5 billion of infrastructure needs for all 10 NASA centers and an additional 10 NASA facilities,» he said. Nelson, who represented Florida in the House and Senate, says he is seeking ways … Leer más