The former vice president is expected to announce his presidential candidacy Thursday
Eric LevitzBegging for corporate sponsorship isn't a great look for a Dem in 2019. But at least Joe is courting a universally beloved company, whose name is synonymous with quality customer service and fair prices.
The White House is trying to escape court-ordered depositions about its handling of the Census. This week, Kavanaugh could stay those orders.
Eric LevitzBrett Kavanaugh owes his Supreme Court seat to the fact that nonwhite, urban voters are systematically underrepresented in our political system. His first act as a Justice could be to help Trump rig the census to further diminish the power of such voters.
Jeff Flake is right to say that Kavanaugh’s “sharp and partisan” interactions with Democratic senators is something “we can’t have on the Court.”
Eric Levitz1) Still haven't heard any coherent argument for why these words shouldn't have ended Kavanaugh's nomination. He had no basis for alleging that the release of Ford's letter was a pre-planned conspiracy, or that all Senate Dems were acting in bad faith. nymag.com/daily/intellig…pic.twitter.com/LIoT0tvx2s
The move comes in response to a pressure campaign. But it might also be aimed at increasing labor costs for Amazon’s less stable competitors.
Eric LevitzJeff Bezos did not raise Amazon's wage floor out of the kindness of his heart. It took organizing, political pressure -- and the fact that bidding up wages across retail will hurt his competitors (who can't survive on low profit-margins like he can). nymag.com/daily/intellig…pic.twitter.com/wbYCGo8bvw
The former Supreme Court justice lamented the “decline of democracy” over the weekend. But he is directly responsible for such decline in the U.S.
Eric LevitzThanks to Anthony Kennedy, elections in the U.S. are now routinely conducted under rules that prove, years later, to have been illegal.
But that doesn't strike him as a threat to democracy on par with, say, senators being rude to each other.