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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Matthew Chapman

GOP Senate Candidate Compares Michelle Obama To ‘Bonzo’

“I do miss Nancy Reagan. Ronald even more. Speaking of Bedtime for Bonzo, I think even that chimp stood up straighter than Michelle. Uh-oh, someone is going to make a comment.”

October 16, 2018
Donald Trump, Jr.

Don Jr. Spreads Bogus Claims Implicating Khashoggi In Terrorism

And one person who appears to completely agree with this is the president’s eldest son.

October 14, 2018
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a speech during a campaign event at the Trump Soho Hotel in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., June 22, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

In Bizarre Speech, Trump Praises Confederate General

On Friday, President Donald Trump held a rally in Lebanon, Ohio, where he urged his supporters to vote for Rep. Steve Chabot’s re-election.

October 14, 2018

GOP Smear Of Bronze Star Winner Backfires In Minnesota Race

“Millions have paid the ultimate price defending the values our flag represents,” says the narrator over a backdrop of soldiers’ headstones.

October 14, 2018
Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence holds a joint news conference with U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (not pictured) following a House Republican party conference meeting in Washington, U.S. September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The High Cost Of Pence’s NFL Walkout Stunt

Last October, Vice President Mike Pence very pointedly walked out of an Indianapolis Colts football game to register his disgust with NFL players kneeling during the national anthem.

October 10, 2018

Heller Calls Protesting Cancer Patient ‘A Democrat Operative’

Last December, Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) caused controversy when he threw Laura Packard, a health care activist and Stage 4 lymphoma patient, out of a town hall on the Republican tax cuts. “

October 9, 2018

New Text Messages Indicate Kavanaugh Lied About Yale Incident

A new report from NBC revealed text messages sent to a woman who claims to have witnessed Kavanaugh’s assault on Deborah Ramirez.

October 7, 2018

Millions Raised Already For Candidate Opposing Collins In 2020

Her support for Kavanaugh, which essentially ensures his confirmation and a solidification of the Supreme Court’s hard-right bloc for years to come, immediately prompted nationwide fury.

October 6, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh Flamed For Last-Minute Op-Ed Proclaiming Himself ‘Impartial’

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh penned an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal titled “I Am an Independent, Impartial Judge.”

October 5, 2018
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650 Law Professors Urge Senate To Reject Kavanaugh

As the groundswell of opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh continues to grow, many of the vocal critics of his nomination are law professors.

October 4, 2018
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Kavanaugh Pals Portray Him As Heavy Drinker

Kavanaugh dodged the question when asked what he considers to be “too many” beers.

October 2, 2018
Trump, Tone

Presidential Profiteering Lawsuit Against Trump Will Proceed

On Friday evening, just as he was dealing with a setback to his Supreme Court nomination, President Donald Trump got a fresh piece of unwelcome news.

September 30, 2018
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Why The Senate Republicans Stifled Their ‘Female Assistant’

Chris Hayes agreed, and added another thought.

September 29, 2018

Kavanaugh’s ‘Evidence’ May Actually Confirm Blasey Ford’s Version

These calendars, he asserted, were part appointment book and part diary.

September 28, 2018

Indicted NY Congressman Runs Openly Racist Ad

This week, Collins released his first attack ad on McMurray, titled “Take Him At His Word,” and almost immediately it drew outrage.

September 26, 2018
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Avenatti Says He Represents Third Kavanaugh Abuse Victim

But more might still be to come, thanks to attorney Michael Avenatti.

September 25, 2018

Texas Debate: Watch O’Rourke Smoke Cruz On Trump

At the first Texas Senate debate at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O’Rourke clashed on a number of issues, from guns to health care to the fate of the federal judiciary.

September 23, 2018

GOP Senate Candidate Excuses Attempted Rape As ‘Nothing’

On Friday, amid the unfolding disaster that is Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual assault accusation by California professor Christine Blasey Ford, one GOP Senate candidate decided to weigh in decisively against the accuser.

September 22, 2018
Christine Ford

Christine Ford Negotiating With Senate Republicans Over Testimony

Ford wanted an investigation by the FBI, as there was for the Anita Hill allegations during the Clarence Thomas hearings in 1991.

September 21, 2018

Cruz Launches ‘Absurd’ Attack On Challenger O’Rourke

It is evident in how bizarre and unpolished his political attacks have become as he tries to fend off his Democratic challenger, El Paso Rep. Beto O’Rourke.

September 19, 2018
Republican National Convention delegates yell and scream as the Republican National Committee Rules Committee announces that it will not hold a recorded vote on the Rules Committee's Report and rejects the efforts of anti-Trump forces to hold a roll-call vote, at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Battle Over Pre-Existing Conditions Imperils Republicans

Republican state attorneys general thought they had a perfect way to flex their muscles after the GOP tax scam bill was passed…

September 19, 2018

Uh-Oh! Indicted GOP Rep Will Run Again After All

In a surprise decision, embattled Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) announced Monday he would be running for another term after all.

September 18, 2018
Michael Cohen

Report: Michael Cohen In Cooperation Talks With Mueller

According to a report in Vanity Fair, President Donald Trump’s former attorney and fixed Michael Cohen is now allegedly in talks with special counsel Robert Mueller’s office.

September 16, 2018
Hillary Clinton

Texas Board Expunges Hillary From History Curriculum

According to a report in the Dallas Morning News, the Texas State Board of Education on Friday issued a preliminary vote to sharply cut back the social studies curriculum in the state.

September 16, 2018
Dana Rohrabacher

Two GOP Representatives Befriend Notorious Holocaust Denier

But according to Mother Jones, both congressmen somehow ended up fraternizing with him a second time this summer.

September 14, 2018