Trump Turns Attention to Black Voters  

Looking ahead at his reelection bid in 2020, President Trump seeks to demonstrate support within the black community. While left-leaning articles dissect Trump’s history and relationship with black voters, right-leaning articles focus on African American support for Trump. 

There are 1156 news articles covering this topic. 46% (537) are left leaning, 31% (355) center, 23% (264) right leaning.

From the left: In Atlanta, Trump rallies black supporters ahead of 2020 despite polls showing anemic support among African Americans, Washington Post

From the center: Reelection Campaign Launches 'Black Voices For Trump' Initiative, NPR

From the right: trump calls on black voters to reject democrats says impeachment ‘failing fast’, Washington Times

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House Releases Transcripts of Depositions from Hill and Vindman  

On Friday, House impeachment investigators released two transcripts of closed-door depositions from President Trump’s former adviser on Russia and Europe Fiona Hill and top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council Alexander S. Vindman. 

There are 1546 news articles covering this topic. 59% (915) are left leaning, 30% (467) center, 11% (164) right leaning.

From the left: Hill and Vindman testimony: key excerpts from impeachment inquiry transcripts, New York Times

From the center: 2 More Transcripts Released From House Impeachment Inquiry, NPR

From the right: Trump says ‘we’re kicking their ass’ while discussing Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, Daily Caller

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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg Reconsiders Running for President  

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning to enter the Democratic presidential campaign this week and is preparing to file for the Alabama primary before the deadline on Friday. Bloomberg has considered running for president as a Democrat in 2020 before but ended up reversing the idea.

There are 1496 news articles covering this topic. 50% (745) are left leaning, 44% (652) center, 7% (99) right leaning.

From the left: Billionaire and ex-New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking steps to run for president, Washington Post

From the center: Former New York mayor Bloomberg re-opens door to 2020 presidential run, NPR

From the right: Report: Billionaire Michael Bloomberg is expected to enter presidential race, Daily Caller

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Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions Entering Alabama Senate Race  

On Thursday, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he was entering the Senate race in Alabama. In 2017, Sessions recused himself from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between the Trump administration and Russia. 

There are 1428 news articles covering this topic. 55% (780) are left leaning, 36% (520) center, 9% (128) right leaning.

From the left: Jeff Sessions, Praising Trump, Formally Announces Senate Campaign, New York Times

From the center: Jeff Sessions wants to return to the senate GOP sources say, NPR

From the right: Jeff Sessions Endorses President Trump In Ad Announcing Alabama Senate Campaign, Daily Caller

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Election Day Results Continue to Be Disputed

The results of Tuesday’s Election Day are still being analyzed and disputed. On Wednesday, Kentucky Republican Governor Matt Bevin formally asked state officials for a recanvass of Tuesday’s governor race, where Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshare claimed victory by just over 5,000 votes.

There are 2303 news articles covering this topic. 68% (1565) are left leaning, 28% (655) center, 4% (83) right leaning.

From the left: Kentucky and Virginia Democrats push new agendas after election, New York Times

From the center: Kentucky GOP Gov. Bevin officially requests recanvass of election results, NPR

From the right: Bevin campaign requests Kentucky recanvass after election results deemed 'too close to call', Fox News

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Public Hearings on Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry to Begin Next Week

On Wednesday, the House Intelligence Committee announced that next week it will hold its first public hearings for Trump’s ongoing impeachment inquiry.

There are 1104 news articles covering this topic. 36% (400) are left leaning, 38% (415) center, 26% (289) right leaning.

From the left: The Trump impeachment inquiry: latest updates, New York Times

From the center: Public Impeachment Inquiry Hearings To Begin Next Week, NPR

From the right: Trump-Ukraine house impeachment inquiry to start 'open hearings' Nov. 13 Schiff says, Fox News

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Sondland Submits Supplemental Testimony to Impeachment Inquiry

On Tuesday, House Democrats released transcripts of closed-door testimonies from Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, and Kurt Volker, former U.S. envoy to Ukraine.

There are 1292 news articles covering this topic. 52% (666) are left leaning, 41% (531) center, 7% (95) right leaning.

From the left: With revised testimony Sondland ties trump to quid pro quo, Washington Post

From the center: Ambassador Acknowledges He Said Aid For Ukraine Depended On Public Support For Probes, NPR

From the right: House Democrats release transcripts of Kurt Volker and Gordon Sondland depositions, Daily Caller

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Beshear Claims Victory Over Governor Bevin in Kentucky Race

On Tuesday’s election night Democrat Andy Beshear declared victory in Kentucky against Republican Governor Matt Bevin. All precincts in Kentucky reported that Beshear led Bevin by just over 5,000 votes.

There are 2046 news articles covering this topic. 47% (955) are left leaning, 45% (911) center, 9% (180) right leaning.

From the left: Kentucky Gov. Bevin trails Dem challenger but declines to concede, Politico

From the center: Strong Night For Democrats In Off-Year Elections, NPR

From the right: Kentucky Race Too Close To Call: Beshear Claims Victory, Bevin Has Not Conceded, Daily Caller

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Testimonies Held on Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry on Monday  

On Monday, the House committees conducted closed-door testimonies as part of Trump’s ongoing impeachment inquiry. While left-leaning articles highlight findings from released transcripts of the testimonies, right-leaning articles report that four White House witnesses defied subpoenas by not showing up to their depositions.

There are 1729 news articles covering this topic. 50% (873) are left leaning, 40% (697) center, 9% (159) right leaning.

From the left: Excerpts and analysis from 2 impeachment inquiry transcripts, New York Times

From the center: Congress releases first transcripts from closed-door Trump impeachment depositions, NPR

From the right: White House witnesses defy impeachment deposition subpoenas, Fox News

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White House Expects Impeachment

On Friday, White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham said that the Trump administration expects that the House will follow through with impeachment proceedings.

There are 1873 news articles covering this topic. 56% (1049) are left leaning, 31% (573) center, 13% (251) right leaning.

From the left": White House expects impeachment, press secretary says; Trump calls Pelosi and Schiff ‘corrupt politicians’, Washington Post

From the center: Pelosi suggests impeachment could expand beyond Ukraine, The Hill

From the right: Patriots impeachment round-up: all the latest on the push to take down president Trump, Daily Caller

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House Votes to Authorize Ongoing Impeachment Inquiry

On Thursday, the House voted to authorize -- and thereby make public -- the current impeachment inquiry, taking a next step in the investigation of President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.

There are 4058 news articles covering this topic. 56% (2277) are left leaning, 32% (1302) center, 12% (479) right leaning.

From the left: A divided house endorses impeachment inquiry into Trump moving to public phase, New York Times

From the center: House passes resolution formalizing impeachment inquiry, NPR

From the right: Nancy Pelosi defends Trump impeachment inquiry says it’s sworn duty of congress, NY Post

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White House Aide Corroborates Ukraine narrative but Denies Illegality

In his testimony to the House committees conducting the impeachment inquiry, former top White House official Timothy Morrison confirmed the quid pro quo between President Trump and the Ukrainian leader.

There are 1032 news articles covering this topic. 72% (740) are left leaning, 17% (180) center, 11% (112) right leaning.

From the left: White House aide confirms he saw signs of a quid pro quo on Ukraine, New York Times

From the center: White House policy official corroborates Ukraine narrative — but saw nothing illegal, NPR

From the right: WH official testifies he was ‘not concerned that anything illegal was discussed’ on Ukraine call, Daily Caller

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Party Lines Strengthen Ahead of House Vote on Impeachment

Ahead of Thursday’s House vote on the formalization of impeachment proceedings, Rep. Jared Golden (D-Maine) announced his support for the impeachment inquiry on Wednesday.

There are 1728 news articles covering this topic. 65% (1122) are left leaning, 22% (382) center, 13% (224) right leaning.

From the left: Democrats once wary of partisan impeachment inquiry vote unite as politics shift, New York Times

From the center: Senate GOP in bind on impeachment, The Hill

From the right: A House divided: Dems find no GOP defectors for Trump impeachment vote, Fox News

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Democrats Announce Draft Resolution for Impeachment Proceedings

On Tuesday, House Democrats introduced a draft resolution to officially begin their impeachment inquiry. Left-leaning coverage of the resolution focuses on the content of the resolution and Republicans’ reactions to it, while right-leaning articles tend to focus on President Trump’s reaction to the resolution and centrist articles analyze the implications of the resolution to the impeachment inquiry.

There are 1238 news articles covering this topic. 59% (732) are left leaning, 32% (398) center, 9% (108) right leaning.

From the left: Democrats unveil proposed rules to govern impeachment proceedings, New York Times

From the center: Read: House Democrats release draft resolution on impeachment inquiry, NPR

From the right: Trump says Democrats have a 'death wish' as he blasts impeachment proceedings, Fox News

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Army Officer Who Heard Trump’s Ukraine Call Testifies

On Tuesday, Lieutenant Colonel Alexander S. Vindman testified before the House Intelligence Committee, saying that he listened to President Trump’s July 25 call with the president of Ukraine and was so concerned by the discussion that he alerted his superiors.

There are 1238 news articles covering this topic. 59% (732) are left leaning, 32% (398) center, 9% (108) right leaning.

From the left: Army officer who heard Trump’s Ukraine call reported concerns, New York Times

From the center: House GOP leader defends Trump says expert 'is wrong' that Ukraine call was improper, NPR

From the right: Misconception': John Yoo denies he accused White House Ukraine official of espionage, Washington Examiner

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Trump Says Islamic State Leader Was Killed In Special Operations Raid 

On Sunday morning, President Trump announced that ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Bagdhadi had been killed in a special forces raid in Syria. Right-leaning articles tend to focus on the raid as a success for the Trump administration, while left-leaning articles tend to compare Trump’s management of the news to Obama’s actions after the death of Osama bin Laden, and centrist articles focus on reporting the details of the raid.

There are 2651 news articles covering this topic. 20% (543) are left leaning, 44% (1162) center, 36% (946) right leaning.

From the left: With Al-Baghdadi Raid Trump makes the made-for-TV announcement he has long wanted, New York Times

From the center: Trump Says Islamic State Leader Was Killed In Special Operations Raid, NPR

From the right: ISIS leader detonates suicide vest as us special forces carry out attack near Syria-Turkey border, Fox News

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Trump Gets Booed at World Series Game 5

President Trump attended the fifth game of the World Series at Nationals Park on Sunday, where he was booed after he was shown on the big screen.

There are 709 news articles covering this topic. 27% (193) are left leaning, 50% (354) center, 23% (162) right leaning.

From the left: Trump gets cheers boos and 'lock him up' chants at World Series, CNN

From the center: Lock Him Up': Trump Greeted With Boos And Jeers At World Series Game 5, NPR

From the right: ‘It’s Un-American’: MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ blasts ‘lock him up’ chants aimed at Trump, Daily Caller

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DOJ to Open Criminal Inquiry into Russia Investigation

This  week, the Department of Justice announced that it will begin a criminal inquiry into its own investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

There are 1314 news articles covering this topic. 38% (501) are left leaning, 47% (615) center, 15% (198) right leaning.

From the left: Justice Dept. is said to open criminal inquiry into its own Russia investigation, New York Times

From the center: DOJ review of Russia probe now is criminal case; Dems charge WH interference, NPR

From the right: Durham's investigation into possible FBI misconduct is now criminal probe sources say, Fox News

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Leaders Mourn Elijah Cummings

On Friday, political leaders gathered in Baltimore for the funeral of Representative Elijah Cummings, who died last week at age 68. Left-leaning articles on the funeral discuss Cummings’ political and personal achievements, centrist articles report on the eulogies given at the funeral, and right-leaning sources tend to particularly focus on Hillary Clinton’s remarks about Cummings.

There are 1247 news articles covering this topic. 32% (400) are left leaning, 43% (536) center, 25% (311) right leaning.

From the left: Elijah Cummings’s funeral brings attention and 2 former presidents to Baltimore, New York Times

From the center: Elijah Cummings funeral: Watch Obama Clinton eulogize Baltimore's favorite son, NPR

From the right: Hillary Clinton appears to take a veiled shot at Trump during Rep. Cummings’ funeral, Daily Caller

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Protest Just the Latest Resistance from Republicans on Impeachment

The decision by House Republicans on Wednesday to storm the SCIF -- Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility -- where impeachment proceedings are being held was just the latest resistance to the process.

There are 1936 news articles covering this topic. 63% (1220) are left leaning, 24% (469) center, 13% (247) right leaning.

From the left: G.O.P. protest at impeachment inquiry: ‘thuggish and juvenile’, New York Times

From the center: Trump thanks house GOP 'for being tough' after lawmakers storm impeachment hearing, The Hill

From the right: Donald Trump Jr. calls impeachment investigation a 'disgrace', Fox News

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