DNC Puts Forth Lobbyists as Superdelegates, Ousts Longtime Officials

The DNC is facing scrutiny for the ouster of four longtime DNC officials, all of whom either did not support chairman Tom Perez’s bid to lead the DNC or supported Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential nomination over Hillary Clinton’s. In addition, Bloomberg reports, a list of Perez’s nominations for members-at-large of…

What Should We Make of Hollywood and Democrats' Twisted Friendship?

The allegations that Harvey Weinstein harassed and assaulted a growing list of women haven’t just had repercussions for him, his business, and, of course, his victims. Weinstein’s history as a major Democratic donor means that recipients of those funds have been forced to make a decision about what to do: keep the…

Sessions's Ordinarily Transphobic DOJ to Help Prosecute Hate Crime Against Slain Gender-Fluid Teen 

The Trump administration has made clear its stance on transgender rights: in just nine months, the Justice Department has rolled back workplace protections for transgender individuals, dropped its case against North Carolina’s transphobic bathroom bill, the Education Department has withdrawn its finding that an Ohio…