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Michael Cohen

Why Michael Cohen’s Future Suddenly Looks Grim

Wednesday, ABC News reported that Cohen is splitting from his lawyers Stephen Ryan and Todd Harrison of the law firm, McDermott, Will & Emery LLP. NBC News, citing a source close confirmed the decision.

June 14, 2018
Megyn Kelly

Megyn Kelly Blasts Giuliani Slut-Shaming Of Stormy

“I respect women – beautiful women and women with value – but a woman who sells her body for sexual exploitation I don’t respect,” Giuliani originally said at an Israeli news conference.

June 8, 2018
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Behind Stormy’s ‘Explosive’ New Charges Against Cohen

Michael Avenatti — Clifford’s new lawyer — took to MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House” on Wednesday to explain the accusations made in the new lawsuit.

June 7, 2018

Judge Rules Trump Must Testify In Defamation Case

The deposition will occur as part of a defamation brought last year by former “The Apprentice” contestant Summer Zervos, who accused Trump of groping her in 2016. Trump later called the allegation “fiction.”

June 6, 2018
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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
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Sally Field Just Dropped The Mic On Samantha Bee’s Ivanka Trump Controversy

Field’s comment came shortly after Bee apologized for a comment she made Wednesday night during an immigration segment on “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.”

June 1, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

In Illinois, Historic Victory For Equal Rights Amendment

In a landmark vote Wednesday evening, the Illinois House of Representatives passed the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), moving the measure one step closer to possible enshrinement in the U.S. Constitution.

June 1, 2018
Eric Greitens

Missouri’s Indicted Republican Gov. Greitens Finally Resigns In Disgrace

Missouri’s scandal-plagued governor, Eric Greitens, is finally stepping down.

May 30, 2018
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A Singular Mother

At the last minute, with an unfortunate combination of bad news and gratuitous drama, the divorced father was unable to attend his daughter’s wedding.

May 24, 2018
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In Georgia, Democrats Nominate First Black Woman For Governor

Rachel Maddow called her “one of the most charismatic politicians of her generation.”

May 23, 2018
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Texas Pol Says Santa Fe Massacre Caused By Abortion Rights

Republicans will blame gun violence on anything other than guns. Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick took that to new levels of absurdity.

May 21, 2018
Eric Schneiderman

New York Attorney General Resigns After Allegations Of Abusive Conduct Toward Women

Eric Schneiderman has become a hero to many on the left, but four women are now accusing him of serious violent abuse.

May 8, 2018
Rudy

Giuliani Feels ‘Pretty Good’ After His Very Bad Week

After a week of media gaffes, Rudy Giuliani says ‘everybody’s reacting to us now.’ Mission accomplished?

May 8, 2018
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Giuliani: Trump And Cohen Had ‘Long History’ Of Hush Money Payments

Things are going from worse to even worse for Trump, thanks again to Rudy Giuliani.

May 7, 2018
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The More Giuliani Scrubs, The Dirtier Trump Gets

Rudy Giuliani, who has had a disastrous week as Trump’s mouthpiece, tried to clean up some of his recent comments that tied Trump directly to payoffs to porn star Stormy Daniels. And it was another disaster. Earlier in the week, Giuliani revealed, while in a cozy conversation with pro-Trump Fox News host Sean Hannity, that Trump knew the $130,000 he handed off to attorney-fixer Michael Cohen was being used to keep his affair quiet.

May 6, 2018

How Did Bill Cosby Escape Judgment For So Long?

Or perhaps it was the persuasive case presented by an able young prosecutor, Montgomery County (Pennsylvania) Assistant District Attorney Kristen Feden, who put forward five additional witnesses who alleged that Cosby had also assaulted them. Perhaps it was a combination of the two — a more impressive prosecution coinciding with this moment of cultural reckoning.

May 6, 2018
NIH

FBI Warned White House Of Rob Porter’s Domestic Violence

The White House scrambled months ago to respond when it was revealed that staff secretary Rob Porter had been denied a full security clearance because of allegations of abuse from his ex-wives. Eventually, after pictures of bruises Porter allegedly caused were published, he resigned his post on Feb. 7.

April 27, 2018
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses an audience at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, June 15, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry

Stormy Lawyer Hails Trump’s ‘Devastating Admission’

Avenatti represents Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, in her lawsuit against the president and his lawyer Michael Cohen. Clifford says she had an affair with Trump in 2006, and she is suing to be released from a non-disclosure agreement she signed to keep quiet about their relationship.

April 27, 2018

Cosby Accuser: Verdict ‘Restores My Faith In Humanity’

“I feel like my faith in humanity is restored,” Bernard said. “This is a victory not just for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, not just for the victim in the case Andrea Constand, not just for the 62 of us publicly known survivors of Bill Cosby’s drug-facilitated sexual crimes against women. But it’s also a victory for all sexual assault survivors, female and male. It’s a victory for womanhood.”

April 27, 2018
Michael Cohen

Trump Lawyer Cohen Takes 5th Amendment In Stormy Case

President Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen filed documents Wednesday declaring that he will be invoking the Fifth Amendment protections against self-incrimination in the lawsuit filed against him by Stephanie Clifford, who is better known as Stormy Daniels.

April 26, 2018
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Employee Sues Fox’s Ingraham For Pregnancy Discrimination

Wilson’s is the latest of multiple lawsuits alleging either discrimination or harassment at the hands of Fox News or Fox Business personalities. In 2016, the network infamously lost its founder, Roger Ailes, after former Fox host Gretchen Carlson sued him for sexual harassment, prompting many more women to come forward with their stories.

April 23, 2018
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Barbara Bush Was All That

I never thought Barbara Bush would remind me of my working-class mother, but there it is. When I read these two accounts, in the wake of Bush’s death this week at age 92, I thought of my mom and the way she openly marveled at how I, her college-educated firstborn, thrived in the throes of the feminist movement.

April 20, 2018
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Female Challengers Outpace GOP Incumbents In Money Race

More than 40 House Democratic candidates outraised Republican incumbents in the first quarter of 2018, according to the Cook Political Report. Half of those 40 Democrats are women. From deep red districts to Democratic strongholds and everywhere in between, women are outpacing Republican congressmen in fundraising, sometimes by two-to-one margins.

April 19, 2018
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Social Media Spreads Fake Bodies, As Well As Fake News

Public anger at the ills unleashed by social media currently burns hottest on Facebook — namely, its profiting off political lies posted by masked operatives. Many also blame Facebook for stoking the modern hell of FOMO — fear of missing out. We speak of the feelings of inadequacy fanned by friends’ jolly vacation and party posts, presentations that make many think everyone is having a better time than they are.

April 18, 2018
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump leaves the podium after a speech in Virginia Beach, Virginia U.S. July 11, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Warning Trump, Stormy’s Lawyer Calls Cohen ‘Radioactive’

In court, Cohen’s lawyers pushed to prevent federal investigators from reviewing materials obtained under a search warrant last week. Agents entered Cohen’s home and office and collected documents, some of which include communications between him and the president, according to multiple reports.

April 17, 2018