The View From Here: COVID can’t kill the political speech

Angelena Iglesia

I had been afraid that COVID would kill the political speech, an institution already weakened with some chronic underlying conditions. For decades now, political ads have become the main messaging vehicle for candidates running for statewide or national office, making fundraising a candidate’s most important job, not the ability to […]

The Weird World of Political Conventions

Angelena Iglesia

CHARLESTON, WV – Call me old school, but I hated most of this Democratic National Convention, and suspect the same for next week’s Republican National Convention. I have watched every convention since 1964, and have attended ten of them as a reporter. I love the excitement and electricity. I love […]

Politics – The Washington Post

Angelena Iglesia

In a historic move, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has chosen Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) as his running mate. What does that mean for November? Hitting pause on college football. And an update from Beirut. Source Article