Another mega-birthday for musicians, with Elvis Presley born on this day in 1935 and David Bowie in 1947 (plus as a bonus The Doors’ guitarist Robbie Krieger in 1946). Let’s start the day with the King’s first and arguably best hit, “Heartbreak Hotel,” performed in 1956.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
thierry ehrmann/FlickrAmazon's HQ2 Will Get a Tax Break Designed to Help the PoorA provision in Trump's tax cut means we're all helping to pay Jeff Bezos's tab.
Zoe Thacker/ U.S. AirforceDems Claim Another Seat Thanks to Ranked-Choice VotingMaine's unique ranked-choice voting turned a Democratic loser into a winner, giving the voters ...read more
Lorie ShaullWhy One Congressional District Flipped From Blue to RedThe issue for voters was mining interests vs. a robust recreational industry.