- Making News: New Hampshire Primary Is Prelude to Super Tuesday
Whatever the results from today-s vote in New Hampshire, this year-s Democratic nomination race is a sprint that-s turned into a marathon. Walter Shapiro, columnist for USA Today and author of One-Car Caravan: On the Road with the 2004 Democrats Before America Tunes In, cautions there's no guarantee the Democratic nomination will be wrapped up soon.
- Reporter-s Notebook: The Oscar Nominations and Movie Piracy
This year-s Oscar nominations were announced today, and they mean big money for Hollywood studios. Also in the news today, a Chicago man was arrested with hundreds of -screeners," the tapes and CD-s studios send to Motion Picture Academy members in hopes they-ll vote to nominate them for Oscars. Robert Dowling of The Hollywood Reporter has more on the glam and the scam.
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Special: ‘Trump Baby’ flies over Big Ben… President Trump flies to Europe this week for meetings with NATO, the Queen and Russia’s President Putin. But the president won’t be the only Trump flying when he lands in the UK. An enormous, orange “Trump baby” balloon, complete with a diaper and cell phone is set to float just above the streets of London, for all to see. What else do British protestors have in store?
On the road to SCOTUS: Politics trumps the law Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away. The Supreme Court may see cases involving abortion, health care and the limits of presidential power. Can Democrats use upcoming hearings to dramatize what’s at stake--before November’s elections?
Politics and ‘incivility’ One Democrat wants Trump aides confronted in public over separating immigrant families. But her party’s leaders call that “incivility.” The question is: does moderation accomplish real change -- or is it a smokescreen for the status quo? When it comes to achieving racial equality, what’s worked and what hasn’t?
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