Tag: election

The Gateway Pundit says he’s the one being defamed

The Gateway Pundit, the far-right conspiracy theorist who is the target of a high-profile defamation case in the St. Louis Circuit Court, is attempting to turn the tables on his accusers.     On Jan. 16, lawyers for The Gateway Pundit filed a counterclaim against two Georgia poll workers, Ruby Freeman and daughter Wandrea “Shaye” Moss, who

What it was like to cover Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan

He always meant what he said, but figuring out what he said, and meant, was the tough part.     It was the ongoing theme of covering a powerful figure in Illinois politics who often was a man of few words, unless it suited him to be more verbose or more available.  It was always fascinating trying