While a primary victory by ironworker Randy Bryce won headlines in Wisconsin, a lower-profile race signaled another significant victory for criminal justice reform strategists who have embraced electoral politics as a direct route to change. In Milwaukee, former MLB security official Earnell Lucas won the Democratic nomination for sheriff, which almostRead More →

By Michael Maharrey Efforts to encourage the use of cryptocurrency in Wyoming have already paid off. Earlier this month, crypto exchange Coinbase announced it will return to the state after a three-year absence thanks to a bill passed during the most recent legislative session. Efforts like this could ultimately undermineRead More →

Minnesota state Rep. Ilhan Omar scored a convincing victory in the state’s 5th Congressional District on Tuesday night, emerging with a nearly 18-point win over former House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher. Attorney General Lori Swanson, after leading in the polling for the Democratic nomination, lost badly, finishing third behind U.S.Read More →

A bizarre coalition of groups has come together to rally behind Mary Glassman against Jahana Hayes in a Tuesday Democratic primary election in Connecticut, where racial politics have bubbled just beneath the surface. Glassman is a longtime local politician who twice ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor. Connecticut is a blue stateRead More →

By Aaron Kesel The leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has banned holding any direct talks with the United States, as tension between the U.S. and Iran increases, with the country testing a next-generation short-range missile. “I ban holding any talks with America … America never remains loyal to itsRead More →

By MassPrivateI A recent article in KSFY revealed that the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is training citizens to act like cops. Because that is what America needs right now, more police. These ‘citizen cops’ go through a ten-week training program called ‘Citizens Academy’ which teaches them to take part inRead More →