The Leader of the House on Cameron, Heywood, the civil service, lobbying and (briefly) on a football superleague.Read more
Following interviews with the person who has today returned a positive test for COVID-19, the Ministry of Health believes there is a clear link to the border as the source of the infection. The person who has tested positive for COVID-19 works …Read more
The opening piece in a ConservativeHome mini-series this week on the railways after Covid.Read more
Plus: Waltham Forest’s proposed “consultancy support for a strategic reset” sounds like something from David Brent.Read more
Under Jimmy Carter, he was the first V.P. to serve as a genuine partner of a president. His own run for the top position ended in a crushing defeat.Read more
The 42nd vice president, who died Monday at 93, was recalled for his collaborative role in the Carter administration and his liberal advocacy.Read more
The plan, initiated during the Trump administration, had been delayed after a political and public outcry.Read more
Justin Gest writes that if immigration remains at near-zero levels, within decades, the country could be older, smaller and poorer. But if the US government welcomed more newcomers, within decades, the country could be younger, more productive and richer.Read more
NASA keeps outdoing themselves.
Two months ago, the rover Perseverance arrived on the red planet in a picture perfect landing. Now, at about 3:30 AM EST, its tiny rotorcraft took its first flight on a different planet successfully! Being the geek that I am, I can’t wait for more footage from its future flights as it goes exploring.
Open thread below…Read more
Ron Johnson is not the most respected member of the United States Senate. In fact, he may be one of the least regarded. Joe Scarborough often refers to the Wisconsin lawmaker as America’s dumbest senator. Still, Johnson maintains a fair amount of power as one of the country’s 100 senators. And he isn’t afraid to …Read more