Entries by Emily Jashinksy

In McCarthy Negotiations, GOP Landed On ‘Most Significant Win For Conservatives In A Decade’

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes

The real story of McCarthy’s winding road to the speakership is bigger than he is, bigger than the GOP, and bigger than the 118th Congress. Life expectancy in the United States is at its lowest level since 1996. Teen suicide rates spiked nearly 30 percent in the last decade. Though drug overdose deaths declined from […]

TikTok’s New ‘Elections Center’ Is A Massive Threat To National Security

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes

That we’ve forfeited this much control to a hostile foreign power is one of the most mind-boggling, slow-motion political blunders in modern history.   TikTok just unveiled an “Elections Center” that will put detailed voter profiles in the hands of a company based in Beijing, stocked with party members and state employees, subject to laws […]

Marsha Blackburn Previews GOP Strategy To Vet Ketanji Jackson

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes

All the way back in 2008, Marsha Blackburn recalled an anecdote from her first congressional campaign. A man in a coffee shop asked, “Little lady, what qualifies you to run for the United States House of Representatives?” Blackburn, so the story goes, “quickly ticked off her time as a choir director and Girl Scouts cookie […]