FROM Ron Nessen
Gerald Ford, Dead at 93 Gerald R. Ford , the 38th President of the United States passed away last night. President Bush hailed the man who came to power briefly during the turmoil of Watergate, as a " gentleman who reflected the best in American character ."
GOP 'Nukes' the Senate filibuster on SCOTUS nominees Senate Democrats today blocked Judge Neil Gorsuch's appointment to the US Supreme Court… but just for the moment. The Republican majority has changed the rules to force a likely confirmation as soon as tomorrow.
Will the march for science politicize objective research? Protesters are gathering all over the country for tomorrow's Earth Day March for Science. Since President Trump has proposed massive cuts in basic scientific research, will the movement be perceived as partisan politics — whether scientists themselves like it or not?