Congressional Sexual Harassment Combatant Reportedly Used Tax Dollars to Settle His Own Harassment Case 

Eyyyy, what’s another dent in the absolutely fucking totaled facade of congressional ethics? The New York Times has reported that Congressman Patrick Meehan (R-PA), who investigated sexual misconduct allegations against his colleagues, faced his own sexual harassment allegations just last year. An anonymous source…

White House's Latest Religious Freedom Protections Could Allow Doctors to Withhold Abortion and Gender Reassignment Procedures 

In a characteristically cruel turn of events, on Thursday, the Trump administration announced an overhaul of the Department of Health and Human Services that will likely make it easier for doctors, nurses, and other health care workers to withhold their services on religious grounds. Acting HHS Secretary Eric Hargan,…

Jeff Flake Says All the Right Things in Speech Comparing Trump to Joseph Stalin 

Outgoing Republican Senator Jeff Flake gave another speech on the Senate floor today denouncing his party’s president, elaborating on the same “daily sundering of our country” he mentioned last time. A day after a similar op-ed by his colleague John McCain ran in the Washington Post, Flake defended the free press…