The place for in-depth analysis, political commentary and informed perspectives.
U.S. Senate, in 84-15 vote, confirms Janet Yellen as secretary of Treasury on Monday. Yellen becomes the first woman to hold the position.
Dr. Ashish Jha: "I actually think that we're going to start seeing life getting meaningfully better even by mid-to-late spring." "We won't be herd immunity by then, but we will have a lot of people vaccinated. "
“White Americans aren’t afraid of the cops. White Americans are never afraid of the cops, even when they’re committing an insurrection,” @JoyAnnReid says about the Trump supporters rioting the US Capitol.
Sen. Sanders: "Some people ask: Why would you impeach and convict a president who has only a few days left in office? The answer: Precedent. It must be made clear that no president, now or in the future, can lead an insurrection against the U.S. government."
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney: “I think what the president needs to do is, frankly, put his big boy pants on."