Lobbyists cop to fossil fuel behemoth Exxon Mobil’s clandestine efforts to appear supportive of climate change-mitigation legislation while simultaneously shoveling money to senators hoping they will work to weaken climate elements included in President Biden's infrastructure plan.
Donald Trump lost the 2020 presidential election by more than 4 million votes. To hear him speak, however, you would think the results are still up in the air. Trump, of course, has refused to concede to Joe Biden.
One of the most closely watched states on election night is sure to be Arizona. The state has not voted for a Democratic presidential candidate since 1952. Polls, however, are showing that Joe Biden has a very good chance at garnering its 11 electoral votes in 2020.
The election this year isn’t only about Donald Trump. Republicans are hoping that, even if Trump loses, they can still retain control of the senate. And with so many incumbent Republicans trailing in the polls, they need all the help that they could get.
The Senate campaign of Mark Kelly in Arizona has had to add more phone bank shifts because Democrats are so fired up over the Supreme Court.
Sen. Martha McSally now trails her Democratic challenger Mark Kelly 51%-38% in an Arizona Senate race that is a must-win for Republicans.
Even if Democrats win the presidency this year, it would be hard for any Democratic president to get a lot done with policy, given the current make-up within Congress.
While Democrats control the House of Representatives, currently Republicans have a majority in the Senate, with 53 senators in the “upper house” part of the GOP caucus.
A Republican-leaning poll from Arizona High Ground has Democrat Mark Kelly leading Sen. Martha McSally by 7 points, 46%-39%.