Whitmer Dodges Coronavirus Oversight Probe

Potential VP pick refuses to testify in oversight hearing about admin's contract with Dem firm

Gretchen Whitmer

Michigan’s Democratic governor Gretchen Whitmer refused an invitation to testify before a special oversight committee created by the state legislature to examine her widely criticized handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Students Press Universities To Cut Ties with Cops

Minnesota campus will no longer contract with local police for event security

Police Officers Shot In North Philadelphia

The University of Minnesota Twin Cities (UMN) announced it will end contracts with the Minneapolis Police Department following the death of George Floyd, sparking nationwide calls for colleges to cut ties with local law enforcement.

Mob Rule at the New York Times

New York TimesSen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) made a compelling argument on Thursday for deploying federal troops to quell the rioting and looting that has afflicted cities across the country. But instead of bringing order to the streets, Cotton’s column has mainly had the effect of hurling a Molotov cocktail into the New York Times building.