James Scimecca

James Scimecca is the editor of The Morning Dispatch, and is based in Hoboken, New Jersey. Prior to joining the company in 2023, he served as the director of communications at the Empire Center for Public Policy. When James is not working on TMD, he can usually be found running along the Hudson River, cooking up a new recipe, or rooting for a beleaguered New York sports team.

James Scimecca

Another Primary, Another Trump Victory

Donald Trump wins the South Carolina primary, adding 47 more delegates to his count.

War in Ukraine, Two Years Later

Wavering U.S. support leaves Ukraine undergunned in its conflict with Russia.

Farmers Protest Across Europe

Narrowing profit margins and stifling regulations are pushing Europe’s farmers to the brink.

Showdown in South Carolina

Donald Trump and Nikki Haley get personal ahead of Saturday’s primary contest.

Do Svidaniya, Alexei Navalny

Plus: A look at the ruling in the New York fraud case against former President Donald Trump.

Happy Presidents’ Day

The weekend news roundup, and a message from George Washington.

Impeaching Mayorkas: Take Two

House Republicans made a historic statement about the border crisis. Now what?

Trump’s Latest NATO Threats

The former president has ramped up his rhetoric against the alliance on the campaign trail. Should he be taken literally?

The Ticking Debt Clock

The latest CBO report shows the national debt is skyrocketing—and projected to only get worse.

Israel’s War Against Hamas Continues

The IDF plans to take the tunnels under Rafah as the country grapples with the tunnel under UNRWA HQ.