Lawmatics raises $2.5M to help lawyers market themselves

Lawmatics, a San Diego startup that’s building marketing and CRM software for lawyers, is announcing that it has raised $2.5 million in seed funding. CEO Matt Spiegel used to practice law himself, and he told me...

Twitter will limit retweets to combat election misinformation

With less than a month before the US presidential election on November 3rd, Twitter is introducing some temporary but fundamental changes to how its platform works. In line with recent changes the company made to...

What Trump Is Missing About American History

On Thursday, Donald Trump waded into a version of an argument that we've heard for decades. "The left has warped, distorted, and defiled the American story with deceptions, falsehoods, and lies,” Trump said an event...

Joe Biden makes multiple dubious claims at CNN town hall

Joe Biden is taking heat for misstating several facts during a CNN town hall in Pennsylvania, where he misled undecided voters about a number of points, including that he’d be the first president without an...

Democratic voters toss Joe Biden softballs during CNN town hall

Joe Biden was tossed softball questions from mostly all Democratic voters at a 75-minute CNN town hall on Thursday night in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, two nights after President Trump was hammered by uncommitted...

Once again, U.S. at pandemic crossroads

The United States has a narrow window to force the coronavirus into a partial retreat before the one-two punch of school openings and colder weather brings a widely feared rebound. It’s blowing it, again. Until vaccines and...

An unlikely state tightens up

Minnesota, which once looked like a vanity project for Donald Trump, is suddenly emerging as a critical test of his effort to turn his campaign around. Interviews with more than a dozen officials and strategists from...

March on Washington highlights generational divide on police reform

The thousands gathered for the 57th March on Washington on the National Mall on Friday heard civil rights leaders call for policy reform and civic engagement. Though for some, the message from the day’s speakers...

Democrats make it official, nominate Biden to take on Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden as their candidate for president Tuesday night, with party elders, a new generation of politicians and voters in every state joining together in an extraordinary, pandemic-cramped...

Military sending help to overwhelmed California hospitals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Teams of military doctors, nurses and other health care specialists are being deployed to eight California hospitals facing staffing shortages amid a record-breaking surge of coronavirus cases across the state. The Air Force,...

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