Politics

Adam Schiff: Biden’s Notification of Syria Airstrike Was ‘Inadequate’

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, criticized the Biden administration for the way it notified Congressional leaders about the U.S.’s military strike targeting Iran-backed military groups in eastern Syria on Thursday evening. Schiff, who is a member of the Gang of

In this March 3, 2020 file photo House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Schiff is a possible candidate to be named California's next Attorney General after Xavier Becerra, was nominated to join the Biden Administration as Secretary …

WaPo: Wikipedia Political Pages Are Biased – for Not Citing Enough Women

A Washington Post article published this week criticizes bias in political science articles on Wikipedia. However, rather than attacking the left-wing bias afflicting political articles, the author argues instead the problem is articles not citing enough female authors and academics. The author, Samuel Baltz, boasted of trying to fix this “bias” by expanding coverage of women in political articles, while otherwise celebrating Wikipedia’s “political and ideological neutrality” in its coverage.

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales

Poll: Mitch McConnell Lowest Favorability in Congress, Kevin McCarthy Highest

Rasmussen Reports conducted a favorability survey among congressional members on Friday in which Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) at 29 percent beat out Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) at 33 percent, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) at 34 percent, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at 37 percent for the lowest favorability rating in Congress.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R), R-KY, stands next to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, during a signing ceremony for the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act on February 13, 2015 in the Rayburn Room of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL …