Political correspondent for The Herald in Glasgow, Scotland
Despite recent polls showing it too close to call, Scottish voters decided yesterday to keep the United Kingdom together by a margin of 55 percent to 45.
Sep. 19, 2014from To the Point
Britain’s three political parties don’t agree on much, but they are united in wanting Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom.
Sep. 16, 2014from To the Point
It’s been 307 years since Scotland and England became the United Kingdom, but generations of Scots have never lost their yearning for independence.
Sep. 5, 2014from To the Point
Billionaire Nicolas Berggruen’s plan to revamp democracy and put capital in the hands of the people has one glaring blindspot.
May. 3from Scheer Intelligence
America is politically polarized, and the US Supreme Court is also divided. In a few days, it will answer two questions. Will non-citizens be counted in the next census?
Jun. 13from To the Point
Congress is investigating misconduct alleged by the Mueller report. White House lawyers are rejecting every subpoena.
May. 16from To the Point
Well, you can try.
Jun. 5from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Abortion is legal under federal law, but Red State Republicans are making it hard for women to exercise their constitutional right to choose.
Jun. 7from To the Point
Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.
May. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.
May. 17from Left, Right & Center
More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.
May. 10from To the Point
But will they hold him in contempt of Congress?
May. 3from Left, Right & Center