SNP candidate branded ‘deluded’ for plan to ‘create money’ in independent Scotland

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Osama Bhutta, who is running as an SNP candidate in next year’s parliamentary elections, claimed an independent Scotland could “literally create money” and said it “isn’t correct” that the state required tax […]

How Trump Voters Feel About His Refusal to Commit to Transferring Power

Many Trump supporters do not believe that he can or will lose, and say he would be justified in questioning whether Democrats manipulated the outcome. But some believe a loss is a loss. By Jeremy W. Peters and Hank Stephenson Alan Knight can list the reasons he won’t trust the results of the Nov. 3 […]

What Polls Say About the 2020 Race as Biden and Trump Square Off

A crucial fraction of the millions who watch the first presidential debate on Tuesday will have yet to make up their minds. Here’s what polling tells us about the issues that will come up. By Giovanni Russonello In the realm of public opinion, one overarching issue has dominated this year’s presidential race: President Trump himself. […]

Media prepares to fact check debates in real time

Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios From live blogs to video chyrons and tweets, media companies are introducing new ways to fact check the presidential debates in real time this year. Between the lines: The debates themselves are likely to leave less room for live fact-checking from moderators than a traditional news interview would. The big picture: Media […]

House Unveils New Stimulus Package as Pelosi and Mnuchin Resume Talks

The moves appeared to be the most concrete action toward more economic aid since negotiations stalled nearly two months ago, but the sides remain far apart on price and short on time. By Emily Cochrane WASHINGTON — Negotiators resumed talks on Monday over a coronavirus relief package in a final bid to revive stalled negotiations as […]

The Supreme Court Ad Wars Begin

Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Nick Corasaniti. Lisa is off today, so I’m taking over and bringing my normal Tuesday coverage of all things media and messaging today instead. Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday. The parties’ advertising messages had […]

SNP admits Scotland WILL go its own way on COVID policy…despite four nations statement

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Freedom of information requests have revealed the SNP led administration at Edinburgh would “continue to make decisions which reflect the government’s top priority of minimising the harm in Scotland.” It comes just days […]

Scotland ignites Brexit spat after issuing legal opposition to controversial trade law

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The Scottish Government has lodged a Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) with the Scottish Parliament which claims the Bill undermines devolution and breaches international law. The Bill, put forward by Business Secretary Alok Sharma […]