Day: April 4, 2019

Politics this week

Politics this week

After 20 years in power and weeks of mass protests, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algeria’s ailing president, resigned. The announcement sparked celebrations in the capital, Algiers. Some fear that the old guard will try to hang on to power. Abdelkader Bensalah, the Speaker of the Senate (and a Bouteflika loyalist), is next in line as president, according…

Wisconsin, Ground Zero for 2020 Politics, Appears Savor a Tossup Again

Wisconsin, Ground Zero for 2020 Politics, Appears Savor a Tossup Again

ImageDemocrats selected Milwaukee as the site of their party’s 2020 national convention last month. President Trump won the state in 2016.CreditCreditKamil Krzaczynski/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesMILWAUKEE — With their recent selection of Milwaukee for their party’s 2020 convention, Democrats left little doubt that they believe their path to the White House runs through the Midwest…