Igor Bobic, HuffPost Canada

Igor Bobic

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Recent articles by Igor:

Democratic Senate Candidates Announce Massive Fundraising Hauls In Second Quarter

The green wave that helped Democrats win the House in 2018 is turning into a tsunami. → Read More

'Big Government' Critics Benefited From Government's Coronavirus Aid

A group linked to well-known "big government" foe Grover Norquist got cash from the Paycheck Protection Program -- as did an Ayn Rand advocacy organization. → Read More

Democrats Call Trump's Bluff On Military Bases Named For Confederate Officers

“This is nothing but typical bluster,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said after Trump threatened to veto the defense spending bill. → Read More

Republicans Pushed To Reopen The Economy. Now Coronavirus Cases Are Spiking Again.

GOP lawmakers say the U.S. shouldn’t reimpose broad restrictions despite the recent surge in coronavirus cases across the country. → Read More

Sen. Susan Collins Gives Brett Kavanaugh A Pass For Opposing Abortion Rights Ruling

The Maine Republican said the Supreme Court justice she voted to confirm “gave no indication in his dissenting opinion that he supports overturning" Roe ... → Read More

Yes, The Government Mailed Stimulus Checks To Dead People. It's Not A Big Deal.

The real story is a bit more complicated and not as outrageous as it seems. → Read More

Police Reform Stalls Out In The Senate

Democrats blocked a bill authored by Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) that they viewed as insufficient to bring real accountability to police departments nationwide. → Read More

Republicans Dismiss Bombshell John Bolton Allegations Against Trump

“This looks like book sales more than anything else,” Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) told reporters on Capitol Hill. → Read More

Republicans Dismiss Bombshell John Bolton Allegations Against Trump

“This looks like book sales more than anything else,” Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) told reporters on Capitol Hill. → Read More

Partisan Fault Lines Emerge In Congress Over Police Reform

The issue of qualified immunity has emerged as the biggest sticking point in the GOP-controlled Senate. → Read More

Trump's Former Defense Secretary Called Him A Threat To The Republic. The GOP Doesn't Care.

Republican lawmakers who fear reprisals from the president and his supporters reacted to Jim Mattis' letter excoriating the president in familiar ways. → Read More

Bill To Give Paycheck Protection Plan Loan Recipients More Flexibility Held Up By GOP

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson blocked passage of legislation the House passed 417-1. → Read More

Senate Republicans Brush Aside Trump Gassing Protesters At White House

"That was a provocation that was created deliberately for national television,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said of Monday's White House protest. → Read More

Republicans Have Some Concerns With Donald Trump's Tone Right Now

“The country is looking for healing and calm," GOP Sen. John Thune said. → Read More

Tom Cotton Says Trump Should Deploy U.S. Military To Contain Protests

"No quarter for insurrectionists, anarchists, rioters, and looters,” the Arkansas Republican senator tweeted. → Read More

Amy Klobuchar Defends Record As A Prosecutor After George Floyd's Death

The Minnesota senator said it is "absolutely false" that she declined to prosecute the officer who kneeled on Floyd's neck for a separate 2006 killing. → Read More

Will Democrats Stop The Feds From Spying On Your Internet Searches Without A Warrant?

The Republican-controlled Senate came unexpectedly close to passing protections around internet browsing — and it's putting pressure on the House to now ... → Read More

Republicans Ignore Trump's Purge Of Government Watchdogs

The president has removed five inspectors general charged with rooting out waste, fraud and abuse, giving little to no explanation. → Read More

Republicans Say Congress Has Given Out Enough Coronavirus Relief For Now

The U.S. debt is a more pressing concern for the GOP than bucking up a tanking economy in which 36 million people have lost jobs. → Read More

Senate Rejects Bid To Prevent Warrantless Government Surveillance Of Internet Use

The move to block warrantless surveillance of Americans' web browsing and search data scrambled partisan lines, with 10 Democrats key to its defeat. → Read More