What to expect at the sixth Democratic debate

The sixth Democratic debate — which will feature the smallest slate of candidates yet — is set to take place from 8 to 11 pm ET this Thursday, December 19, at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

The debate will be broadcast by PBS and co-hosted by Politico, both of which will livestream it here. The seven-candidate stage will be moderated by four journalists from the two publications: PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff, Amna Nawaz, and Yamiche Alcindor, and Politico’s Tim Alberta.

It’s a debate that almost didn’t happen because of a labor dispute: Unite Here Local 11, a …

You don’t have to be Catholic to enjoy Netflix’s The Two Popes

Every week, new original films debut on Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services, often to much less fanfare than their big-screen counterparts. Cinemastream is Vox’s series highlighting the most notable of these premieres, in an ongoing effort to keep interesting and easily accessible new films on your radar.

The Two Popes

The premise: Two popes enter. One pope leaves.

Just kidding. The Two Popes is a series of imagined conversations between two men, both of whom feel a call from God to serve the Roman Catholic church — but who otherwise don’t see eye to eye.

What it’s about: Fernando …

Importance of Drip Irrigation Systems

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This is the kind of job best left to the hands of a professional but you can expect that the whole process will be painless and quick. Many major projects done in a yard can compromise the health of your plants because they tend to disturb or damage the roots. But, the installation of drip irrigation systems is different. This system will be installed on the top soil layer. It means that it wouldn’t cause any trauma to the root systems of your plans. Instead, they will enjoy the perks of direct and easy access …

Trump’s response to impeachment: attacking the late husband of a pro-impeachment Democrat

President Donald Trump’s response to the House of Representatives approving two articles of impeachment against him was in some respects even uglier than could’ve reasonably been anticipated. And given Trump’s track record, that’s saying something.

At the exact moment that the House approved the first article of impeachment, Trump was 600 miles away at a rally in Battle Creek, Michigan, telling a relatively innocuous, absurd tale he’s repeatedly told about how the military’s stealth planes are literally invisible.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard explains why she voted “present” on the articles of impeachment

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard did not vote for the articles of impeachment during Wednesday’s historic vote.

She didn’t vote against them, either. She just voted “present.”

In a statement following her vote, Gabbard said her “present” vote was simply a matter of voting her conscience.

“I have always put our country first,” the Hawaii representative wrote. “One may not always agree with my decision, but everyone should know that I will always do what I believe to be right for the country that I love.”

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) was the single “present” tally during the vote for the

Pelosi says she won’t send impeachment articles to the Senate just yet

After overseeing the votes to impeach President Trump Wednesday night, Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a few next steps to take: naming impeachment managers to make her case in the Senate and transmitting the approved articles of impeachment to that upper chamber.

Except, Pelosi announced at a press conference after the votes, she’s not going to do either of those things just yet.

Voicing concern about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s willingness to hold a fair trial, Pelosi announced for the first time that she might not, in fact, be in a rush to send the articles of impeachment over to …