Latest from Aaron Blake

A key witness emerges in probe of Trump’s DOJ election scheme

Repeatedly, one name has surfaced as combatting Trump's efforts to enlist the Justice Department in his political effort: former acting deputy attorney general Richard P. Donoghue.
  • Aug 4, 2021

Biden’s novel evictions defense: Maybe it’s illegal, but it’s worth it

Like Barack Obama, Biden's White House suggested that they couldn't do this themselves — and then did it. And Biden's justification raises even more questions about the precedent set by this.
  • Aug 4, 2021

Inside Cuomo’s ‘improper and retaliatory’ campaign to fight sexual harassment allegations

The alleged crimes vs. the alleged cleanup effort.
  • Aug 3, 2021

Cuomo report paints a picture of a serial — and criminal — sexual harasser

Recapping the brutal findings in New York Attorney General Letitia James's report.
  • Aug 3, 2021

Is Kamala Harris really the most unpopular vice president in modern history?

A popular theme on the right just isn't borne out by the data yet. She's basically on-par with Mike Pence.
  • Aug 3, 2021

Jim Jordan, and the other GOP lawmakers who could testify about Jan. 6

Both Republican members of the Jan. 6 committee have suggested subpoenaing key fellow GOP lawmakers. Here's who could testify, and about what.
  • Aug 2, 2021

Americans might prefer vaccine mandates to mask mandates

A year ago, 75 percent of Americans supported mask mandates. Then guidelines were relaxed. And they're being reinstituted in a very different public opinion climate.
  • Aug 2, 2021

Vaccine doubters’ strange fixation with Israel

Israel is a case study in the vaccine's efficacy. But a rise in cases has vaccine skeptics cherry-picking their data.
  • Jul 22, 2021

Biden’s ‘over his skis’ moment on Facebook

Analyzing Biden's walk-back of his comment that platforms such as Facebook are "killing people."
  • Jul 19, 2021

5 takeaways from the new House and Senate fundraising reports

Looking at how the pro-impeachment Republicans did, along with some of the other big numbers.
  • Jul 17, 2021