Category Archives: O’Connor & Company

What to Watch in Primaries in Arizona, Michigan, Elsewhere

What to Watch in Primaries in Arizona, Michigan, Elsewhere

In Missouri, scandal-ridden former Gov. Eric Greitens is attempting a political comeback. In Michigan, a crowded field of Republican gubernatorial candidates includes a man charged in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol attack. In Arizona, a prominent figure in the QAnon conspiracy movement is running for the U.S. House.Read more

Justice Thomas Cancels Plans to Teach at DC Law School

Justice Thomas Cancels Plans to Teach at DC Law School

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has backed out of teaching a seminar at George Washington University’s law school in the nation’s capital, following student protests and the university’s statement of support for the conservative justice’s role on campus.Read more

Trump and Pence Back in Washington for Rival Speeches

Trump and Pence Back in Washington for Rival Speeches

Former President Donald Trump is returning to Washington on Tuesday for the first time since leaving office, delivering a speech hours after his Vice President Mike Pence, a potential 2024 rival, exhorted Republicans to stop looking backward.Read more

Growing Number in GOP Back Pelosi on Possible Taiwan Trip

Growing Number in GOP Back Pelosi on Possible Taiwan Trip

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s reported plans to travel to Taiwan have upended Washington’s political divide, with a rift emerging with President Joe Biden over the visit to the self-governing island while prominent Republicans offer encouragement to a political opponent they normally scorn.Read more

Biden Holds Off on Climate Emergency Declaration

Biden Holds Off on Climate Emergency Declaration

President Joe Biden will travel to Massachusetts on Wednesday to promote his efforts to combat climate change but will stop short of issuing an emergency declaration that would unlock federal resources to deal with the issue, according to a person familiar with the president’s plans.Read more

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