2020 Democrats disagree on whether the incarcerated should be allowed to vote – ThinkProgress

Who should get the right to vote? While all the progressive presidential hopefuls seem able to offer up impassioned, clear positions on the rights of the formerly-incarcerated, the question of whether someone currently incarcerated should retain their right to vote appears to be a thornier issue. Only Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has offered his unequivocal … Read more2020 Democrats disagree on whether the incarcerated should be allowed to vote – ThinkProgress

Blackfeet Nation seeks its own nat’l park east of Glacier Nat’l Park

Ed DesRosier’s company Sun Tours has been giving Indigenous-centered tours of Glacier National Park for 27 years. He and other tribal members are pushing to establish Blackfeet National Park to the east of Glacier. Samantha Weber at the always terrific High Country News writes—The Blackfeet Nation is trying to open its own national park: In 1992, Ed … Read moreBlackfeet Nation seeks its own nat’l park east of Glacier Nat’l Park

2020 Democrats are split on whether or not Congress should impeach Trump – ThinkProgress

Last week, the public finally learned the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s two-year investigation into the Trump campaign’s dealings with Russia and its efforts to obstruct the investigation itself. The details of the report were as damning as they were comprehensive, and shortly after the report became public last Thursday, Democrats in Congress began … Read more2020 Democrats are split on whether or not Congress should impeach Trump – ThinkProgress

The press is still giving Republicans a pass on the Mueller report

This is Journalism 101. “If journalists want to cover the drama of impeachment – and they should – the people they should be hounding for answers (on the Sunday morning shows, on the CNN panels, in the Capitol hallways, etc.) are Republican members of Congress,” stressed Dan Froomkin at White House Watch. The strange pivot … Read moreThe press is still giving Republicans a pass on the Mueller report

Militia patrolling U.S. border was allegedly training to kill Hillary Clinton, George Soros – ThinkProgress

The leader of the United Constitutional Patriots (UCP), a militia group that filmed itself detaining asylum seekers near the U.S.-Mexico border last week, embraced the same rhetoric used by other far-right extremists, including allegedly saying his group was plotting to assassinate Hillary Clinton and George Soros, as well as making a reference to the sovereign … Read moreMilitia patrolling U.S. border was allegedly training to kill Hillary Clinton, George Soros – ThinkProgress