Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn, a woman who both supports Donald Trump and believes she has the solutions to fix a Senate so dysfunctional that it’s “enough to drive you nuts,” has announced her bid to take retiring Republican Sen. Bob Corker’s seat.
The day before Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned over his colossal overuse of private planes, Energy Secretary Rick Perry—who has never been the most graceful of public officials—reportedly took a chartered jet to visit a uranium facility in Ohio. This is just the latest in a cascade of stories…
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a man who is somehow still employed by the Trump administration, has written a memo that reverses an Obama-era policy change to the Civil Rights Act that protected transgender employees from discrimination in the workplace.
On Wednesday, Buzzfeed News reported it had learned that the Justice Department began conducting an investigation, which is likely ongoing, into admissions practices at Harvard.
Just one day after the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published the damning details of Tim Murphy’s extra-marital affair, the eight-term Republican congressman from Pennsylvania announced on Wednesday that he plans to retire at the end of his current term.
It’s been less than two years since a gunman shot 48 people dead at a nightclub in Orlando, and already that’s been eclipsed as the deadliest mass shooting in recent American history by an equally senseless, preventable, tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 59 people. In that time, and in the years before…
Two major stories have broken just this week concerning Ivanka Trump and various male Trump spawn/spawn-in-law, both painting a sweet familial picture of extreme professional misconduct and flagrant duplicity.
How insensitive of them, you know?
Here is a familiar story: a man builds his political reputation on morality, standing up against the erosion of values under modernity, aligning himself with similar-minded (and well-funded) political groups that support his political ambitions and fill his coffers with money only to be revealed as a complete…
It was a near certainty that our president’s visit to hurricane-battered Puerto Rico would be unhelpful and unwanted, particularly after he feuded with San Juan’s exhausted mayor and accused the U.S. territory, where millions still lack running water, of not pulling its weight.
House Republicans, who have been hellbent on finding ways to make guns easier to access, have offered nothing but their thoughts and prayers in response to the deadliest mass shooting in American history.
Two weeks after Hurricane Maria, as Donald Trump heads to a devastated Puerto Rico whose residents he claimed “want everything to be done for them,” there is still very little cell phone service, only 5 percent of the electrical grid is back up, roads and bridges are destroyed, and over half the island lacks running…
On Tuesday, the House will vote on a bill that bans abortion after 20 weeks of gestation. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, introduced by Rep. Trent Franks (R-Arizona), is similar to legislation that Republicans attempted to pass in 2013 and 2015. This time, however, the bill is backed by the White House.
The people of Puerto Rico, who were ravaged by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria two weeks ago, are in their 13th day without any power, remain largely without cell service, and are fighting for their lives without adequate food or water. The island is so low on Donald Trump’s list of priorities that he publicly…
The Trump administration has craftily taken advantage of this miserable news day to officially back a House bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks. The vote will be held on Tuesday.
In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in recent American history, which happened in a country where more mass shootings happen than anywhere else in the world, Republicans are championing bills that will make it even easier for men like Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock to commit acts of domestic terrorism.