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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Alex Henderson

Why Trump’s Response To Khashoggi Incident Is So Feeble

The Trump family’s relationship with the Saudi royal family has been complicated this month by the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

October 13, 2018
Senate Health Bill

GOP Candidate Seeks Police Leniency In DUI Bust

According to a police report, McDonald was pulled over by police in Royal Oak, Michigan after allegedly throwing a cigarette out of her car window and speeding.

October 11, 2018
kavanaugh hearing

FBI Director ‘Documented’ Kavanaugh Probe

Anderson is among those who has asserted that the FBI’s Kavanaugh-related investigation didn’t go far enough, telling Vanity Fair that as he sees it, Wray is in a “tough spot.”

October 5, 2018
Lindesy Graham

Sen. Graham: From McCain’s Wingman To Trump’s Stooge

Graham, angry and emotional during his outburst at the September 27 hearing, declared, “To my Republican colleagues: if you vote ‘no,’ you’re legitimizing the most despicable thing I’ve seen in my time in politics.”

September 29, 2018

Who Is Rachel Mitchell, Prosecutor Hired To Question Ford?

The hearing is scheduled to take place this Thursday, September 27.

September 27, 2018
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a round table with the Republican Leadership Initiative at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., August 25, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Feds Target ‘Suspicious’ Money Transfers After Trump Tower Meeting

BuzzFeed News is reporting that a June 9, 2016 meeting at Trump Tower in New York City was followed by a series of money transfers that bank officials considered “suspicious.”

September 13, 2018
Alex Jones, Pizzagate

How Conspiracist Kook Alex Jones Went Mainstream

Back in the 1990s and 2000s, no one was using the word “insider” to describe Alex Jones.

September 11, 2018
Trump lies

Black Preachers Have Lost Patience With Pro-Trump Evangelicals

In the Donald Trump era, far-right white evangelicals have been jumping for joy; as they see it, they now have a president who is on their side.

September 4, 2018

Why We Must Honor Blue-Collar Professions — Every Day

With the decline of labor unions and the loss of so many U.S.-based manufacturing jobs, blue-collar work is often undervalued—and even frowned upon – here in the United States.

September 3, 2018
The U.S. Capitol dome and U.S. Senate in Washington

5 Tight Races That Could Decide Which Party Controls Senate

Although Democrats are feeling increasingly optimistic about their chances to retake the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2018 midterms, they are facing an uphill battle in their quest to gain a majority in the U.S. Senate.

August 31, 2018
Trump

Trump’s Stooge: David Pecker’s Craziest 2016 Hillary Smears

Here are five of the wildest and most outlandish things Pecker and American Media did in support of Trump and his associates.

August 26, 2018
Donald Trump's campaign manager Paul Manafort looks down from the wings of the stage as Trump celebrates below after his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Why Manafort’s Next Trial Could Be Even Worse

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 was a very bad day for President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, who was found guilty of eight felony counts.

August 23, 2018
Koch Brothers

Koch-Sponsored Poll Reveals Americans’ Progressive Outlook

So, to summarize: the Koch brothers hoped for a consistently libertarian result—but they received a lot of liberal/progressive results instead.

August 10, 2018
Former Republican U.S. presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the third night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 20, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Ted Cruz Begs Trump To Campaign For Him

In 2016, Cruz denounced Trump as everything from a “pathological liar” and a “serial philanderer” to “utterly immoral.”

August 9, 2018

Gender Gap May Boost Democrats In Midterm Elections

This week, a YouGov survey showed a 24-point gap between male and female voters when it comes to the House of Representatives’ generic ballot.

August 6, 2018
Republican

Four Remarkable Revelations From Manafort Trial

Paul Manafort’s trial entered Day 4 this morning in Alexandria, Virginia, with the former Trump campaign manager continuing to battle multiple federal counts of bank fraud and tax evasion.

August 4, 2018
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump jokes about how difficult he says it is for him to listen to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's voice, as he holds a rally with supporters in Fresno, California, U.S. May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst.

Democrats’ Best 2018 Fundraiser? It’s Trump

In April, Politico listed 16 incumbent House Republicans who were lagging behind Democrats in fundraising.

July 31, 2018
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) shows company documents to Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf during his testimony before a Senate Banking Committee hearing on the firm's sales practices on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Warren Warns Of ‘Stain’ On Senators Who Vote To Confirm CFPB Nominee

Warren, grilling Kraninger, said of the separation of families, “These are innocent children who may be scarred forever by this policy.

July 24, 2018
sanctions

Republicans Again Running Up Massive Fiscal Deficits

The fact that Republicans are great at cutting taxes for the 1% while butchering social programs for the poor doesn’t mean that they don’t spend tax dollars like crazy.

July 19, 2018

Will New BBC Film On Predatory Trump Sway Evangelicals?

Titled “Trump: Is the President a Sex Pest?,” the report contains anecdotes describing Trump’s creepy behavior around women in the 1980s and 1990s.

July 13, 2018
maxine waters

Prosecutor Suspended For Threatening Rep. Waters

An ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, Selyem lambasted Waters in response to her criticisms of Trump’s immigration policies.

July 12, 2018
Susan Collins

Will These Two Senators Save America From Kavanaugh?

Maine’s Collins and Alaska’s Murkowski are among the few Republicans in the Senate who are typically described as “moderate” in the mainstream media.

July 12, 2018
Protesters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in the morning as the court takes up a major abortion case focusing on whether a Texas law that imposes strict regulations on abortion doctors and clinic buildings interferes with the constitutional right of a woman to end her pregnancy, in Washington March 2, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

What America Will Look Like After Roe V. Wade

Pennsylvania, for example, could become a major abortion rights battleground in a post-Roe scenario.

July 11, 2018
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump formally accepts the nomination at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Sex, Trump, And The Supreme Court: 8 Historic Decisions That Could Be Overturned

Here are some landmark Supreme Court decisions that advanced sexual freedom in the U.S. and could be in danger if Trump has his way.

July 9, 2018
Trump, Vacations, Obama

Inside The Trump Foundation’s ‘Charity’ Scam

According to the Palm Beach Post, its review of the Trump Foundation’s tax records found a frequent pattern of charities receiving donations after they moved their events to Mar-a-Lago.

July 8, 2018