Joe Biden

Julia Conley, staff writer
U.S. national security adviser John Bolton attends a media briefing during the United Nations General Assembly on September 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)
"We are citizens of the United States of America, and we must indeed unite together to stop this GOP cover-up."
Julia Conley, staff writer
The former vice president says he advocated for cuts to the safety net program...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) greets people as he walks with reporters through the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa on August 11, 2019.
The new Times poll showed Sanders with 25 percent of the Iowa vote and 40...


Small good news on the Kochtopus front, where an aggressive effort by Americans for Prosperity to swing local elections in a small Iowa town as part of a national move to lay the groundwork for 2014 elections met with hostility, unwanted attention and failure on all fronts. The campaign to unseat three incumbents in tiny Coralville, which centred on the town's debt, came complete with dirty tricks one critic deemed "almost hilarious." All three won. This level of outside involvement in a...