Official tweets from The Economist's US correspondents
People stop attending church when they have intellectual disagreements with their religion and lose social attachments to their congregations https://econ.st/2Juv0bk
Fully 45 states use equipment that is no longer manufactured, and 40 use voting machines at least a decade old https://econ.st/2FrymrE
Unlike opioids, meth addiction lacks effective pharmacological treatments https://econ.st/2FqQJwO
Showing voters that they can bring about change on bread-and-butter issues may help Republicans fend off competition in 2020 https://econ.st/2FqlD8v
San Francisco climbed 12 places to 25th and Houston shot up to 30th from 41st https://econ.st/2Jv54MY
Green-card holders with criminal records now have fresh reason to keep looking over their shoulders https://econ.st/2JAWcWe
Democratic bosses want to show that the Midwest—and especially Wisconsin—won’t be forgotten again https://econ.st/2JtfVa7
The Democratic Party is embracing Texas. Nancy Pelosi declared the state "ground zero" for the 2020 election https://econ.st/2TL1WAc
A lower court declared 11 of Virginia's districts to be unconstitutional. Now the Supreme Court will have the final say https://econ.st/2TiBZUC
The court ruled that immigrants with criminal records are subject to mandatory detention by ICE at any time after their release https://econ.st/2JnGTQm
Stacey Abrams' 2018 gubernatorial campaign spent more energy mining untapped black votes than trying to win back wavering white ones https://econ.st/2TEQQNq
Donald Trump's tax reform allowed individuals and companies to write off 100% of the cost of private jets against their federal taxes https://econ.st/2TRpP9E
Virginia Republicans are clinging to a 51-49 edge in the statehouse; the 2011 map could help them keep it https://econ.st/2ThTRyR
San Francisco climbed 12 places to 25th and Houston shot up to 30th from 41st https://econ.st/2TWkjSV
Which is the best country for working women? https://econ.st/2FaClrq
More than 70,000 Americans died from drugs in 2017. That is more than all the American soldiers killed in the entire Vietnam war https://econ.st/2F9NVTA
Strong economic growth in the United States led to a rise up the rankings for 14 of the 16 American cities included in the index https://econ.st/2TWjRUJ
The case begs the question: who is authorised to speak for the Commonwealth of Virginia? https://econ.st/2U1UuRo
RT @stevenmazie: Oral arguments on a procedural question in the most promising emoluments suit against POTUS start Tuesday morning. My tiny…
Rich children are already unfairly advantaged in the game of elite university admissions https://econ.st/2FaZ6LJ
He is known for his groundbreaking work on the effects on American workers of China’s extraordinary rise https://econ.st/2TP2oOf
People stop attending church when they have intellectual disagreements with their religion and lose social attachments to their congregations https://econ.st/2Fg8Wf9
In 2000 only 578 Americans died of a meth overdose. By 2017, deaths increased 18-fold to 10,333 people https://econ.st/2EVa0oz
Black people are about 38% more likely to be pulled over by state patrol officers than white drivers https://econ.st/2TV8yMy
San Francisco's division of the Drug Enforcement Administration seized 830 kg of meth in 2018—47% more than the year before https://econ.st/2Fb7k6w
Showing voters that they can bring about change on bread-and-butter issues may help Republicans fend off competition in 2020 https://econ.st/2TZVHZO
Fully 45 states use equipment that is no longer manufactured, and 40 use voting machines at least a decade old https://econ.st/2TPGxpT
Democratic bosses want to show that the Midwest—and especially Wisconsin—won’t be forgotten again https://econ.st/2TSIG48
Democrats' directness with regards to race reflects a tactical bet on how best to expand and mobilise their base https://econ.st/2ETi0GL
Universal child-care as envisioned by Elizabeth Warren could operate as more of a middle-class entitlement than an anti-poverty programme https://econ.st/2ERT2Yi
The Indo-Pakistan crisis has highlighted the fiasco that is the management of America's State Department https://econ.st/2EORAWI
More Texans say they would sooner vote for a candidate opposing Mr Trump than re-elect the president, according to one poll https://econ.st/2TJuMB9
San Francisco's division of the Drug Enforcement Administration seized 830 kg of meth in 2018—47% more than the year before https://econ.st/2EPyjV8
Almost half of US counties have a vaccination rate lower than the level needed to prevent a measles outbreak https://econ.st/2TOF4jv
Black people are about 38% more likely to be pulled over by state patrol officers than white drivers https://econ.st/2TQtGne
Now that Democrats control the House, the chances of Donald Trump's budget being implemented are non-existent https://econ.st/2EUnAsx
Fierce partisan scraps in Wisconsin could be beneficial. It will remind national Democrats to pay attention to the state https://econ.st/2TFGxIH
No other American group is as reliably partisan as African-Americans. And yet many have felt taken for granted by the Democrats https://econ.st/2TFU1UT
It is not certain whether Mr O’Rourke’s over-performance in Texas would translate to the national stage https://econ.st/2TVFEw4
Rich children are already unfairly advantaged in the game of elite university admissions https://econ.st/2F7FKHb
Beto O'Rourke has an Obama-ish (or Trump-ish) ability to excite people in small coffee shops or at large campaign rallies https://econ.st/2TVF4OU
RT @gelliottmorris: BORN TO RUN: @BetoORourke has announced his candidacy, propelled to the national stage by a closer-than-expected loss t…
Delegating war-making responsibility to Congress worked as intended until the mid-20th century https://econ.st/2TThu56
Turkey purchased a Russian air and missile defence system in 2017. America and NATO do not approve https://econ.st/2TR1IHY
Child-care plans ignore the fact that poor and ethnic-minority mothers are less likely to use formal day-care centres https://econ.st/2TDBOaK
Showing voters that they can bring about change on bread-and-butter issues may help Republicans fend off competition in 2020 https://econ.st/2EOYLxZ
America has retreated from its role in solving problems at a time when the world still needs its leadership https://econ.st/2TK26ba
Across America, a sub-epidemic of meth has grown in the shadow of the opioid crisis https://econ.st/2EPPINy
Despite Mr Trump’s Twitter exhortations, 12 Republicans crossed party lines and called for an end to his emergency declaration https://econ.st/2TM2MNk
Generally reliable supporters of Mr Trump’s from conservative states also made a stand against the imperial presidency https://econ.st/2F3C0Xr
 
 
 
 
 
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