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Matt studies and analyzes politics at all levels. He is the creator of OurPolitics.net, a scholarly resource exploring political trends, political theory, political economy, philosophy, and more. He hopes that his articles can encourage more people to gain knowledge about politics and understand the impact that public policy decisions have on their lives. Matt is also involved in the preservation of recorded sound through IASA International Bibliography of Discographies, and is an avid record collector.

OurWeek In Politics (September 9, 2020-September 16, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.In A Sign Of A Shifting Middle...

US Median Income Hit Record Level In 2019, Census Data Shows

US Median Household Income hit a record high in 2019, and the poverty rate fell, according to a government survey released on...

In Major Victory For Coronavirus Lockdown Opponents, Federal Judge Rules Unconstitutional Lockdown Measures Put In Place In Pennsylvania

On September 14, a federal judge ruled as unconstitutional some of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s orders to control the Coronavirus outbreak, including...

US Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of President Trump’s Plan To Phase Out Immigrant Humanitarian Protections

A US Appeals Court on September 14 sided with President Donald Trump over his administration’s decision to end humanitarian protections for hundreds...

In A Sign Of A Shifting Middle East Dynamic, Israel & Bahrain Sign Agreement Normalizing Diplomatic Ties

President Donald Trump announced on September 11 that Bahrain would establish full diplomatic relations with Israel, following the United Arab Emirates, in...

OurWeek In Politics (September 2, 2020-September 9, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. US Economy Adds 1.4 Million Jobs...

According To Whistleblower Complaint, US Intelligence Officials Told To Halt Russian 2020 Election Meddling Threat Assessments

Acting US Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf told a former top aide to stop providing assessments of the threat of Russian interference...

2020 Election: President Donald Trump Raises $210 Million In August, Well Short Of Joe Biden & The Democrats

President Donald Trump and the Republican Party jointly raised $210 million in August, a robust sum but one dwarfed by the record...

2020 Election: Joe Biden Leads Donald Trump By 12% In Latest Polling

Democrat Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 12 percentage points nationally among likely US voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll...

US Economy 1.4 Million Jobs In August, Unemployment Rate Drops To Single Digits

The US Economy added around 1.4 million jobs last month, reflecting a slow return to labor market growth, according to data released...

OurWeek In Politics (August 26, 2020-September 2, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. In Republican National Convention Speech, President...

President Donald Trump Threatens To Cut Federal Funds To “Lawless” Cities

President Donald Trump has ordered the Office of Budget Management to look into cutting federal funding to cities where he says "weak...

2020 Election: Joe Biden Campaign Raises $364 Million In August

Joe Biden's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee announced it raised $364.5 million in August, an astonishing haul that Democrats believe...

In Pittsburgh Speech, Joe Biden Accuses President Donald Trump Of Encouraging Civil Unrest, Political Violence

Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on August 31 issued a forceful rebuttal to President Donald Trump’s claim that the former Vice President...

President Donald Trump Republican National Convention Speech Analysis

President Donald Trump warned that Joe Biden would usher in violence and chaos if elected, making the case for his own re-election...

OurWeek In Politics (August 19, 2020-August 26, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Former President Barack Obama Assails President...

Vice President Mike Pence Republican National Convention Speech Analysis

US Vice President Mike Pence on August 26 cast the re-election of President Donald Trump as critical to preserving America’s safety and...

US Officials See No Evidence Of Foreign Meddling With Mail-In Ballots

US officials charged with protecting the 2020 election said on August 26 they have "no information or intelligence" that foreign countries, including...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Republican National Convention Speech From Jerusalem Sparks Criticism, Investigation

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised President Donald Trump’s foreign policy record in a Republican National Convention speech on August 25...

House of Representatives Introduces Bipartisan Measure Condemning QAnon Conspiracy Theorist Organization

Two lawmakers introduced a bipartisan measure on August 25 condemning the ring-wing conspiracy theory QAnon a week after President Donald Trump said the theory's followers "like...

Joe Biden Democratic National Convention Acceptance Speech Analysis

Former Vice President Joe Biden accepted the Democratic presidential nomination on August 20, beginning a general-election challenge to President Donald Trump that Democrats cast...

Former President Barack Obama Democratic National Convention Speech Analysis

Former President Barack Obama delivered an unsparing attack on President Donald Trump at the virtual Democratic National Convention on August 19, accusing his successor...

OurWeek In Politics (August 12, 2020-August 19, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Israel & United Arab Emirates Sign...

Senate Releases Final Report On Trump-Russia Connections

The Trump campaign’s interactions with Russian intelligence services during the 2016 presidential election posed a “grave” counterintelligence threat, a Senate panel concluded...

2020 Election: Trump Campaign Sues New Jersey Over Vote By Mail Plan

Accusing New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy of a “brazen power grab,” President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign has asked a federal judge to overturn New...

On The First Night Of Democratic National Convention, Michelle Obama Steals Show With Scathing Indictment of President Donald Trump

Michelle Obama delivered a scathing indictment of President Donald Trump's policies and character August 17 on the first night of the all-virtual Democratic National Convention accusing...

In Powerful Democratic National Convention Speech, Former Republican Candidate John Kasich Denounces President Trump, Endorses Joe Biden For President

Former Governor John Kasich of Ohio, the last candidate standing against then-candidate Donald Trump for the Republican nomination four years ago, crossed the partisan divide on...

Israel & United Arab Emirates Sign Landmark Peace Agreement

Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reached a landmark accord sealed by President Donald Trump on August 13 that could presage...

OurWeek In Politics (August 5, 2020-August 12, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. 2020 Election: Joe Biden Selects Kamala...

2020 Election: NAACP Announces Initiative to Boost African-American Voter Turnout in Key Swing States

The NAACP, the largest US civil rights organization, is launching a drive ahead of November's presidential election to boost African-American voter turnout...

2020 Election: Joe Biden Selects Kamala Harris As Running Mate

Joe Biden has selected California senator Kamala Harris as his Vice-Presidential running mate, a historic choice he believes will bolster his chances...

President Donald Trump Signs Four Executive Orders Providing Economic Relief Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

At his Bedminster, New Jersey golf resort on August 10, President Donald Trump signed four executive actions to provide economic relief amid...

July Jobs Numbers Reveal Mixed Outlook For US Economy

The US Economy added another 1.8 million jobs in July, a sharp slowdown from June and a small step for an economy...

OurWeek In Politics (July 29, 2020-August 5, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Donald Trump Proposes Delaying Presidential...

2020 Election: Joe Biden To Accept Democratic Nomination Virtually As DNC Scales Back 2020 Convention

Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to formally accept the Democratic 2020 presidential nomination at his party’s convention due to concerns...

Trump Campaign Sues Nevada Over Mail-in Voting Plan

The Trump campaign filed a lawsuit on August 3 against the state of Nevada over its plan to send absentee ballots to all...

US Economy Declines Nearly 33% In The Second Quarter Of 2020

The US Economy contracted at a 32.9% annual rate from April through June, its worst drop on record, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said on...

President Donald Trump Proposes Delaying Presidential Election Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

President Donald Trump explicitly floated delaying November's presidential election on July 30, lending an extraordinary voice to persistent concerns that he will seek...

OurWeek In Politics (July 22, 2020-July 29, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.Senate Republicans Introduced Coronavirus Relief Package

US Senate Introduces Legislation To Curb Big Tech’s Ad Business Activities

On July 28 Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO), a major critic of the big tech industry, introduced legislation that would penalize large tech...

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fair Housing Provision Intended On Combatting Racial Segregation In Housing

The Trump Administration moved on July 23 to eliminate an Obama-era program intended to combat racial segregation in suburban housing, saying it...

2020 Election: Joe Biden Announces That He Is Close To Naming His Running-Mate

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden said on July 28 he will choose his Vice Presidential running mate next week. The former Vice President's comment...

Senate Republicans Introduced Coronavirus Relief Package

Senate Republicans on July 27 proposed a $1 trillion Coronavirus aid package hammered out with the Trump administration, paving the way for...

OurWeek In Politics (June 15, 2020-June 22, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.In Fox News Interview, President Donald Trump...

2020 Election: Democratic Senate Candidates Raised $34 Million More Than Republican Challengers In Second Quarter

A surge of campaign contributions in the second quarter gave Democrats seeking to flip Republican-held Senate seats in those races $86 million...

President Donald Trump Signs Memorandum Excluding Undocumented Immigrants From US Census Population Totals

President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on July 21 instructing the US Census Bureau to exclude undocumented immigrants from the population totals...

President Donald Trump Announces Plan To Send Federal Agents To Chicago, Albuquerque To Crack Down On Violent Crime, Protests

President Donald Trump announced a plan on July 22 to send federal agents to the Democratic-run cities of Chicago and Albuquerque to...

In Fox News Interview, President Donald Trump Refuses To Commit To Accepting Results Of 2020 Election

President Donald Trump refused to commit to accepting the results of the 2020 election and ensuring a peaceful transition of power in an...

OurWeek In Politics (July 8, 2020-July 15, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Trump Rolls Back Landmark Environmental...

President Donald Trump Rolls Back Landmark Environmental Law To Speed Up Approval Of Federal Projects

President Donald Trump announced regulatory changes to the National Environmental Policy Act on July 15, a change that will speed up approval of federal...

Coronavirus Hospital Data To Now Be Sent To Trump Administration Instead Of CDC

Hospital data on Coronavirus patients will now be rerouted to the Trump administration instead of first being sent to the US Centers for...

President Donald Trump signs Executive Order Placing Sanction On China For Its Hong Kong Policy

President Donald Trump on July 14 signed legislation and an executive order that he said will hold China accountable for its oppressive...

Facebook Considering Ban On Political Advertising On Its Social Network

Facebook is considering imposing a ban on political ads on its social network in the days leading up to the US Presidental...

OurWeek In Politics (July 1, 2020-July 8, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. US Economy Adds Record 4.8 Million...

House of Representatives Passes Landmark $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Reform Bill

The House of Representatives on July 1 passed a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that would sharply increase Infrastructure spending on roads and...

Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Trump Administration On Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

The Supreme Court ruled on July 8 that the Trump administration may allow employers and universities to opt-out of the Affordable Care...

President Donald Trump Withdraws The US From The World Health Organization

The US has formally notified the United Nations that it is withdrawing from the World Health Organization, following through on an announcement President Donald...

US Economy Adds Record 4.8 Million Jobs In June

The US economy added a record 4.8 million jobs in June, according to federal data released on July 2, but a surge...

2020 Election: Hundreds of George W. Bush administration officials to Endorse Joe Biden In Coming Weeks

Hundreds of officials who worked for former Republican President George W. Bush as a July 1 are set to endorse Democratic Presidential...

Mississippi Passes Resolution Removing Confederate Symbols From Its State Flag

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed a bill on June 30 abandoning the state’s flag and stripping the Confederate battle flag symbol from...

Iran Issues Arrest Warrant Against President Trump In Response To General Qasem Soleimani’s Killing By US Drone Strike

Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump over the drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in...

House of Representatives Passes Bill Granting Statehood For Washington DC

The House of Representatives voted nearly along party lines on June 28 to grant statehood to Washington, D.C., the first time a...

OurWeek In Politics (June 24, 2020-July 1, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. House of Represenatatives Passes Bill Granting...

OurWeek In Politics (June 17, 2020-June 24, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.Supreme Court Blocks President Trump's Efforts To...

Amid A Worsening Coronavirus Pandemic In US, President Donald Trump Announces Plan To Eliminate Federal Funding Of Coronavirus Testing Sites

As Coronavirus cases continue to spike across the US, the nation on June 24 saw its largest daily increase in confirmed new infections since...

Senate Vote On Police Reform Bill Fails

A Republican-sponsored bill meant to rein in police misconduct in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis failed in the US...

President Donald Trump Announces Year-Long Suspension of Employment-Based Immigration Visas

President Donald Trump on June 22 issued a proclamation suspending some employment-based visas, including H-1B visas for highly skilled workers, through the end of...

Supreme Court Blocks President Trump’s Efforts To Eliminate DACA Program

In a major rebuke to President Donald Trump, the US Supreme Court has blocked the Trump administration's plan to dismantle a program...

What Is A Discography?

One of the essential tools used in the research and documentation of recorded sounds is the Discography. The main purpose of any...

OurWeek In Politics (June 10, 2020-June 17, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.President Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Outlining...

Amid Rising Tensions With NATO, President Trump Announces US Troop Cutbacks In Germany

President Donald Trump said on June 14 that he plans on cutting back the number of US troops in Germany to 25,000,...

2020 Election: Joe Biden Opens Up 13 Point Lead Against President Trump

Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden has opened up a 13-point lead over President Donald Trump, the widest margin this year, according to...

Supreme Court Rules That Federal Civil Rights Law Protects LGBTQ Workers From Discrimination

Federal civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender workers, the Supreme Court ruled on June 14. The landmark ruling will extend protections to millions of...

President Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Outlining Better Police Practices

Following weeks of national protests since the death of George Floyd, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on June 16 that he...

OurWeek In Politics (June 3, 2020-June 10, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Minneapolis City Council Announces Plan To...

Google Analytics: Iranian, Chinese Hackers Targeted Biden & Trump Campaigns

State-backed hackers from China have targeted staffers working on the US presidential campaign of Democrat Joe Biden, a senior Google security official...

President Trump Announces Intentions To Hold In-Person Campaign Rallies Again

US President Donald Trump plans to start holding campaign rallies again in the next two weeks, a Trump campaign official said on...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Announces Efforts To Remove Confederate Symbols From US Capitol

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi renewed a years-long quest to remove the remaining Confederate statues from the US Capitol as calls to erase...

US Unemployment Rate Declines By 2.5 Million In May

The American economy defied forecasts for a Depression-style surge in Unemployment this week, signaling the economy is picking up faster than anticipated...

Minneapolis City Council Announces Plan To Dispand Police Department In Wake Of George Floyd’s Killing

The Minneapolis city council has pledged to disband the city’s police department and replace it with a new system of public safety,...

OurWeek In Politics (May 27, 2020-June 3, 2020

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.President Trump Threatens To Deploy Military In...

Trump Administration Announces Intentions To Declare Antifa A Terrorist Organization

President Donald Trump tweeted on May 31 that the US will designate Antifa as a terrorist organization, even though the US government has no...

Presumptive Democratic Nominee Joe Biden Denounces President Trump For Response To Protests Over Racism & Police Brutality

Presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on June 2 blasted President Donald Trump’s response to US protests over racism and police misconduct,...

Senate Republicans Block Measure Condemning President Trump’s Response To Anti-Racism Protesters

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) blocked a resolution proposed by Senate Democrats that would have censured President Trump's response to protesters...

President Trump Threatens To Deploy Military In Response To Protests Against Police Brutality

As the nation prepared for another series of violent protests sparked by the police killing of George Floyd, President Donald Trump on June...

OurWeek In Politics (May 20, 2020-May 27, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. President Trump Threatens To Shut Down...

2020 Election: Joe Biden Leads President Trump By Six Points In Latest Poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden's lead over President Donald Trump has fallen by three points over the last week, according to new...

Congress Passes Bill Authorizing President Trump To Place Sanctions On China Regarding Human Rights Abuses Committed Against Uighur Muslims

The House of Representatives on May 27 passed legislation calling on President Donald Trump’s administration to impose sanctions on Chinese officials responsible...

Former Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein To Testify In Senate Regarding Trump-Russia Probe

A key figure behind the US investigation into links between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign will testify next week...

President Trump Threatens To Shut Down Social Media Sources Critical Of His Policies

President Donald Trump on May 27 threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies for stifling conservative voices, a day after...

OurWeek In Politics (May 13, 2020-May 20, 2020

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.House of Representatives Approves Fourth Coronavirus Stimulus...

Federal Judge Approves Lawsuit Alleging That President Donald Trump Orchestrated Fraudulent Marketing Schemes

A federal judge on May 18 allowed a federal lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump, his three eldest children and his company of collaborating with...

Study: Coronavirus Lockdowns Have Reduced Carbon Emissions To 14-Year Low

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced countries around the world to enact strict lockdowns, seal borders, and scale back economic activities. Despite these...

Iranian Parliament Passes Sweeping Anti-Israel Legislation

The Iranian parliament (Majlis) approved a bill on May 18 including a list of measures against Israel, such as the establishment of...

House Of Representatives Approves New Coronavirus Stimulus Package

On May 15, the House of Representatives passed a $3 trillion tax cut and spending bill aimed at addressing the devastating economic fallout from...

OurWeek In Politics (May 6, 2020-May 13, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week 1.US Unemployment Rate Hits Highest Level In...

OurWeek In Politics (April 8, 2020-April 15, 2020)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1.Bernie Sander Drops Out Of Democratic Primary...

OurWeek In Politics (March 4, 2020-March 11, 2020

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. In Democratic Super Tuesday Primary Race, Joe Biden and...

Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar Drop Out, Endorse Joe Biden’s Candidacy

In a last-minute bid to unite the moderate wing of the Democratic Party, Senator Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg on March 2...

Former Vice President Joe Biden Wins South Carolina Democratic Primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden on February 29 decisively won the South Carolina primary as the first Southern primary contest reshaped...

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