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Saturday, June 23, 2018

House GOP Tries To Silence Audio Of Imprisoned Children Weeping

Republicans literally cannot stand to hear the painful cries of children Trump has ripped from their parents.

June 23, 2018
Immigration, Muslim families, Trump travel ban

At Senate Building, Children Protest Family Separations

Children wrapped themselves in Mylar blankets in solidarity with their peers being held in cages by the Trump administration.

June 22, 2018

Suddenly, GOP Is In Trouble In Reddest State

Republicans are struggling in a West Virginia district they won by 50 points in 2016.

June 22, 2018
tax form

Tax Cheating — It’s As American As Apple Pie

Which country do rich people willing to break the law to escape taxes favor most as the place to hide their money? Chances are you’re in it right now.

June 21, 2018

Trump Reportedly Worried Only By ‘Optics’ Of Crying Migrant Kids

One Republican lawmaker told CNN that Trump said, “The crying babies doesn’t look good politically,”

June 20, 2018
Donald Trump, Press

Republicans Will Subpoena FBI Agent Over Anti-Trump Text Messages

The subpoena comes on the heels of a Department of Justice Inspector General’s report on the bureau’s handling of Clinton email investigation.

June 18, 2018

Republicans Waging Guerrilla War On American Health Care

Indeed, the Justice Department declined to defend the federal law in a suit brought by states against the provisions of the Affordable Care Act.

June 18, 2018
General John Kelly

How John Kelly Misled Congress About Family Separation Policy

Kelly made his false promise in the most racist possible way, claiming that children would only be taken away from their families ‘if the mother is sick or addicted to drugs or whatever.’

June 18, 2018

Fox News Judge Denounces Devin Nunes’ Assault On Rule Of Law

But it is not the role of Congress to do this in the midst of a criminal investigation, and it is not the role of a congressional intelligence committee to scrutinize law enforcement.

June 17, 2018
Gene McCarthy

Where Is The Republican Gene McCarthy?

Twice in this campaign year, I have heard candidates publicly disparaging their opponents for, not unlike McCarthy, acting on conscience.

June 17, 2018
Viewing stands for inaugural donors under construction

Hey Republicans! Where’s That $4000 Raise Promised To American Workers?

So now, workers across America are wondering, “Where’s that raise?”

June 17, 2018

Trump Regulators Allow Sales Of Baby-Killing Chairs

The Consumer Product Safety Commission, which is being stacked by Trump appointees, voted unanimously to give companies a year to comply with the new standards.

June 14, 2018
corey stewart

GOP Nominates Neo-Confederate For Virginia Senate Seat

Corey Stewart had ties to an overt white nationalist. Virginia Republicans nominated him anyway.

June 14, 2018

Doctors Demand Broad New Gun Regulation To Stem Killings

In the face of Republican inaction, the American Medical Association endorses a common-sense agenda to prevent gun violence.

June 14, 2018

Millionaire Paul Ryan Bombs With ‘Joke’ About Entitlements

Ryan’s entire career is basically a bad joke at the expense of working Americans.

June 11, 2018
Patrick Morrisey GOP

GOP Candidates Seek To Kill ‘Pre-existing Conditions’ Coverage

GOP Senate candidates Josh Hawley and Patrick Morrisey want to wipe out one of Obamacare’s most popular provisions.

June 9, 2018

Democrats Regain Midterm Lead In New Polls

A new round of polls has given Democrats a major advantage once again in any predictions for the midterms, and it’s causing some conservative pundits to reevaluate their optimism.

June 9, 2018

Round Up The Parents; Lose The Children

Salma Sabala, who works at the nursery with her mother and sister, told WNWO-TV that undercover officers initially misled employees by showing up in their break room with boxes from Dunkin’ Donuts.

June 8, 2018
burt neuborne

Why Political Reform Is So Difficult — And So Necessary

The system, which was instituted in 2010 and backed by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican, was promoted as elevating more moderate candidates.

June 8, 2018
Richard Painter

New Poll: Voters Demand Congress That Will Check Trump

Republicans have precious little time to find courage and win back voters.

June 8, 2018
Dana Rohrabacher

GOP Fails To ‘Lock Out’ Democrats In Key California House Races

Republicans had hoped to lock out Democrats from key races in the California primaries, but they failed — and now the chance for Democrats to retake the House is that much stronger.

June 7, 2018
Donald Trump CNN

Top GOP Woman In House Could Lose Seat Over Trump

Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is not used to competitive elections. But her embrace of Trump has put her in danger.

June 6, 2018

The Air Force’s New Super-Expensive Armageddon Bomber

Did you know the U.S. Air Force is working on a new stealth bomber? Don’t blame yourself if you didn’t, since the project is so secret that most members of Congress aren’t privy to the details.

June 5, 2018
Trump, Tone

Immigration Policy Both Nasty And Ineffectual

Here’s the naked truth: Trump tries to look tough by brutalizing Central Americans without papers but avoids disturbing the companies that hire them.

June 5, 2018

Top GOP Senator Hints Trump Must Fire Giuliani

The Trump team has a new and pathetically desperate legal theory that no one else is buying.

June 5, 2018