How do you say, “Cry me a river” in Russian? Or better yet, sing it in Russian and post to Facebook, which Russia Today’s ‘In the Now’ can no longer do.
The only way Trump leaves before 2025 is if he gets voted out of office next November. His political opponents would do well to focus on that instead of pie-in-the-sky daydreams of the cabinet spiriting him out of our lives.
Trump won. The fact that we hate it actually bolsters the case.
Allowing lobbyists to pay people to stand in line for public hearings is only bad in a purely symbolic way. Which is to say, it’s really, really bad.
There were some wondering if President Trump would sign the newly passed spending bill designed to avert government shutdown, or declare a national emergency for border funding. Apparently he will do both.
Somethings were never meant to be.
Clean your own house first. Eric Porterfield is in West Virginia, and West Virginia is my home, so let’s just deal with him for now.
In a snowstorm on Boom Island, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) touted her home state roots while announcing her ambitions for the highest office in the land.
New controversies are swirling in the Old Dominion as the chaos in Richmond continues into a second week. Here is the latest in the ever-changing landscape of Virginia government scandal:
So … that’s the GND. So what do I think of it? To be honest, I’d expect more out of a freshman year term paper.
According to the artist Jennifer Rubell and Cultural DC website, it’s a commentary on the many roles Ivanka plays and how we the public contribute to those roles. According to conservatives on Twitter, it is a derogatory piece meant to poke fun at Ivanka and laugh as we throw trash at her.
While our political divides aren’t going away, the way we talk about them should.
Video of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union, Stacey Abrams’ Democratic response, and the guest list to read, share, and discuss.
Even for a state who traces it’s origins of governance to clandestine and often rowdy meetings in the Apollo Room of the Raleigh Tavern, this is getting pretty chaotic:
Only then can we have all the great ideological battles we have been wanting to fight but cannot – trapped as we are, swinging at the empty air in our own little bubbles.
Surprising no one, Senator Cory Booker is getting into the crowded 2020 field of Democratic Party hopefuls.
HSBC bank throws in its lot.
Turning the right page…
The overwhelming evidence against the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ incessant, and intentional, deception is a compelling indictment against the church. Clearly, if Pope Francis is sincere in rebuilding trust among the lay faithful, he must gut the hierarchy after the summit. Maniscalco’s comments from 2002, tarnishes Blessed John Paul II’s legacy as pope, and casts a black cloud over Francis’ papacy. When did the pope know and when did he know it?
Kelli Ward finally found a state wide office she could get elected to, having been sworn-in as the new GOP Chairwoman for the State of Arizona.
She beat him.
A reccurrence of Feel the Bern? Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent Democratic socialist, Seeks 2020 Democratic Nomination for President. Reportedly.
With the 2020 presidential campaign heating up, and several of the big names starting to officially declare, the first batch of campaign videos to introduce the candidate are out. And that’s just the one’s who have announced…there are plenty more where that came from.
Last week, the 9th Circuit upheld a federal law prohibiting an undocumented immigrant to possess a firearm. The ruling in U.S. v. Torres went largely unnoticed among the politicos usually vocal about laws which restrict the right to bear arms
The Supreme Court today voted 5-4 to allow the Trump administration’s restrictions on transgender troops to be implemented while the matter is battled out in lower courts
The debate surrounding the definition of personhood isn’t new, but it also hasn’t proven to be very consequential in terms of its impact on the modern abortion debate. The introduction of artificial wombs could change all of that
As had been widely reported, Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) announced see will be seeking the Democratic Nomination for president in 2020.
If there’s a better way out of this, I’m sure Nancy Pelosi will go with it. She is nothing if not very good at her job. But here’s what I’ve got.
President Trump made his announced remarks from the White House, and as expected pitched a compromise for the on-going government shutdown.
Journalism’s current standards for determining what is publishable are brittle and subject to manipulation by malicious actors.
The Supreme Court continues to provide an interesting study in perceived contradictions with its most recent ruling. In a 5-4 decision that saw two justices switching teams, the Court voted to uphold the sentencing of a Florida man under the Armed Career Criminals Act (ACCA), which resulted in a minimum sentence of 15 years
If you went to bed early Thursday, you might have missed Buzzfeed News making quite the splash just after 10p, EST with reporting by Jason Leopold and Anthony Cormier. You won’t be able to miss it this morning, or in the coming days if proven to be accurate.
Elizabeth Warren’s missed opportunity.
We have arrived at a paradoxical position: our democratic institutions require our participation for their continued legitimacy and health, but a sudden surge of political engagement is currently driving their instability and stress-testing them to breaking point.
Her public image is the worst of any losing presidential candidate since at least Gerald Ford.
For his part King is claiming he was misunderstood, taken out of context, and is being treated unfairly. Which was his defense to similar controversy in 2016. And in 2017. Oh, and he claimed the same in 2018.