*Any statements in this issue of the Watch which are not sourced are mine and identified by “WW”.
67% of registered voters say the country is on the wrong track, that includes 63% of men and 66% of women.
25% of registered voters say the country is headed in the right direction. This includes 28% of men and 21% of women. [Econ/YouGov 7/7/20] Continue reading “State of the Nation”
The June 6th issue of the Washington Watch included a profile of Lisa Blatt, a partner at William & Connolly. Included in that profile is a discussion of her representation of clients before the United States Supreme Court. Continue reading “The Advocate: An Update”
What do the following people have in common? Barack Obama, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Rhianna, Taylor Swift, and Cristiano Ronaldo …
They all have more Twitter followers than President Trump. Continue reading “This and That”
“I’ve cried because of us rejecting families.”
-Stephanie Garcia, a mortician, on being unable to meet demand Continue reading “Quotes”
As of 7/7/20, an Economist/YouGov poll found that 42% of registered voters approved of the job that President Trump is doing as president while 57% disapprove. 39% of women approve of the job he is doing along with 44% of men, while 56% of women disapprove along with 54% of men. Continue reading “President Trump”
Excerpts from a paper distributed by the American Civil Liberties Union
With many political leaders and lawmakers cynically refusing to authorize and fund mail-in no-excuse absentee voting, the COVID-19 pandemic has become a powerful tool to suppress the votes of poor people, people of color, people with disabilities, young adults and the elderly. Continue reading ““Let People Vote” by the ACLU”
The 59th presidential election will take place on November 3, 2020. 108 days from today. Continue reading “2020”
Approval of the Congress generally remains quite bleak. Continue reading “Congress”