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Stephanie Schwartz
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the debate sponsored by CNN for the 2016 Republican U.S. presidential candidates in Houston

5 Reasons Why ‘Trump University’ Is A Complete And Utter Scam

Donald Trump might have to appear in court while he runs for president — to defend himself against allegations that a company under his name bilked thousands of consumers thousands of dollars.

February 29, 2016
Ted Cruz Trusted

5 Down-And-Dirty Tricks Ted Cruz Uses To Fool Voters

Ted Cruz is nasty. Ted Cruz is mean. Ted Cruz is “a huge asshole. Ted Cruz is a pretty horrible human being. That’s the consensus, at least.

February 20, 2016
Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Chris Christie Drops Out Of Presidential Race

New Hampshire and Iowan primary and caucus voters don’t believe Chris Christie is “telling it like it is.”

February 10, 2016
Google Debate mockup

Google To Make Your Life Easier During Presidential Debates

What do you do while watching the presidential debates?

January 28, 2016
Mike Huckabee Adele Hello parody

Mike Huckabee Parodies Adele’s ‘Hello’ In Last-Ditch Attempt To Impress Iowans

The whole thing reads as a good-faith effort, though quite amateur.

January 27, 2016
David Daleiden

Anti-Planned Parenthood Activists Get Indicted For Their Attempted Sting Operation

A probe that began as an investigation of alleged wrongdoing by Planned Parenthood found evidence of other crimes instead.

January 25, 2016
U.S. President Obama sheds a tear while delivering statement on administration efforts to reduce gun violence at the White House in Washington

President Obama, Wiping Away Tears, Announces Executive Actions On Guns

In a speech outlining executive actions his administration plans to take in an effort to curb gun violence, many of which he has been trying to implement for years, he stressed the common sense of his directives, and urged Americans to stand up to those who oppose his efforts.

January 5, 2016
Ted Cruz and his daughters, Caroline and Catherine, in an outtake for a presumed ad.

If Ted Cruz Is Going To Use His Daughters As Props, He Should Be Mocked For It

“My darling daughters, please sit down and repeat after me, ‘And we approve this message.'”

December 23, 2015
Donald Trump making someone small

The Media Needs To Stop Playing Nice With Trump

Maybe it is time to engage Trump on his own level. Get in his face. Call him a liar.

December 9, 2015

Book Review: ‘Notorious RBG’ Explores The Legacy Of ‘An Underestimated Woman’

‘Notorious RBG,’ in its celebration of the trailblazing Supreme Court Justice, glosses over some of the hardships she faced.

November 23, 2015
French riot police (CRS), soldiers, firefighters, French red cross members and staff of the emergency medical services in France (SAMU) stand at the scene in Saint-Denis, France, near Paris, November 18, 2015 during an operation to catch fugitives from Friday night's deadly attacks in the French capital. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

What’s Behind American Governors’ Responses to Syrian Refugees In The Wake Of The Paris Attacks

If there’s one thing American politicians are good at, it’s rounding up fear in the name of safety.

November 18, 2015
University of Missouri Columbia students campus

How Abortion Politics Played A Part In The Unrest At Mizzou

Jonathan Butler started a hunger strike over the way minorities were treated at the University of Missouri Columbia. One of his grievances was that Planned Parenthood services had been cut from the school.

November 16, 2015

Pulled Punches And Easy Laughs When Trump Hosts ‘SNL’

Viewers expecting a biting satire or commentary on Donald Trump’s political candidacy — and his incendiary remarks — were disappointed, as the show punted rather than risk alienating their host.

November 8, 2015
SNL Donald Trump promo Sasheer Zamata and Cecily Strong

The Donald Has Arrived… To Promote ‘SNL’

Donald Trump has arrived to make fun of his persona and hair — but not his racist comments, judging from the promos NBC released Wednesday.

November 4, 2015
Carly Fiorina

Whatever Happened To Carly Fiorina?

She’s sinking in the polls. Does that matter?

October 21, 2015

Jim Webb, Republican Turned Democrat, Is Now Considering Run For President As Independent

“I fully accept that my views on many issues are not compatible with the power structure and the nominating base of the Democratic party,” Webb said.

October 20, 2015

Three Important Fact Checks On The Democratic Debate

Unlike the Republican debates, with their share of liars, clowns, and blowhards, the Democratic debate delivered less inherent outrageousness, but that does not mean there is any less fodder for fact checking the candidates’ statements.

October 14, 2015
Martin O'Malley

The Other Democrats: Martin O’Malley, Former Maryland Governor

For those who may not be familiar with O’Malley, for whom Tuesday night’s debate represents perhaps his last significant opportunity to make an impression on voters, here’s a primer on this progressive politician.

October 13, 2015
handguns, lots of them

Study: States With Stricter Gun Control Laws Have Fewer Gun-Related Deaths

America is #1 in many things, and sadly, we top the charts when it comes to anything related with guns.

October 7, 2015
Kevin McCarthy

Meet Kevin McCarthy: 5 Things To Know About The Speaker-In-Waiting

Kevin McCarthy’s meteoric rise was due to one thing.

October 2, 2015

Census Department to America: Things Aren’t Getting Better

Wages are stagnant, and this too is unchanged.

September 21, 2015
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Schwarzenegger Is Back — Taking Over For Donald Trump on ‘The Apprentice’

Cue the machine guns, the “I’ll be back” jokes, the Austrian accent.

September 14, 2015
Andy Parker Everytown Rally

Gun-Control Activists Stage Nationwide Rallies

United under the #WhateverItTakes, supporters and allies called out politicians in the name of enacting gun safety reform measures.

September 11, 2015