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“Anybody But Bernie” Has Come Too Late

Bob Daemmrich/ZUMA In 1972 we had ABM—Anybody But McGovern. In 1976 we had ABC—Anybody But Carter. In 1992 we had another ABC. In 2016 Republicans staged an ABT. You might notice a trend here: these movements always start too late. Every one of these folks went on to win their party’s nomination. In the past…

The Energy Industry’s “Metaphysical” Argument for a Pipeline That Crosses the Appalachian Trail

A sign for the Appalachian trail cutting through Washington County in Maryland.Joe Tennis/AP Does the National Forest Service have the authority to approve natural gas pipeline construction across the Appalachian Trail? Today, in US Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association and Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association, the Supreme Court heard oral…

Sen. Bob Casey Tells Prosecutors to Ignore Rudy Giuliani’s “Russian Propaganda”

SMG via ZUMA Wir Two weeks after Attorney General William Barr confirmed that he had established an “intake process” for information gathered by Rudy Giuliani from Ukraine, which involves federal prosecutors based in Pennsylvania, the state’s senior senator is calling on the Justice Department to “reject” any “Russian propaganda” funneled via that channel. “These claims should…