Emily C. Singer
Emily C. Singer

No midterms boon: Brett Kavanaugh has lowest public support of a Supreme Court nominee since 1987

The only Supreme Court nominee to receive a lower level of support was Robert Bork, whose nomination was rejected after a public outcry about Bork’s positions on civil rights and abortion.

Omarosa releases tape of Lara Trump offering $15,000 a month for campaign job after her firing

The tape corroborates Manigault Newman’s claim that the Trump campaign sought to buy her silence.

Today in Trump’s America: John Brennan says Trump’s claims of no collusion are “hogwash”

“Mr. Trump’s claims of no collusion are, in a word, hogwash,” Brennan wrote in a 'New York Times' op-ed.

Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director who’s been critical of president

The move raises questions about whether Trump is merely trying to punish those who have been critical of his administration.

Today in Trump’s America: History made as transgender woman, Somali refugee win primaries on Tuesday

It was another big night of firsts in America, as candidates with diverse backgrounds won the the Democratic nomination in a handful of primaries across the country.

Randy Bryce wins Democratic primary in Wisconsin’s 1st District for chance to succeed Paul Ryan

Bryce's progressive platform — including supporting a $15 minimum wage, Medicare for All and the abolition of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement — propelled him to victory.

After her win in Vermont, Christine Hallquist could be first transgender governor

Christine Hallquist won a Democratic primary for governor in Vermont Tuesday, putting her one step closer to becoming the first transgender governor in American history.

Kris Kobach, who ran Trump’s failed voter fraud commission, wins gubernatorial primary in Kansas

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will be the Republican nominee for governor in the Sunflower State, after his opponent, incumbent GOP Gov. Jeff Colyer, conceded Tuesday night.

Trump campaign sues Omarosa for allegedly violating a nondisclosure agreement

The Trump campaign is seeking millions from Manigault Newman and might seek the profits she may receive from the sale of her book, the 'Washington Examiner' reported.

Today in Trump’s America: Omarosa continues to plague the Trump White House

Once a reality television villain, always a reality television villain.

Randy “Ironstache” Bryce set to face primary voters in fight for Paul Ryan’s seat in Wisconsin

Populist Democrats face another test Tuesday night, when ironworker and labor activist Randy Bryce attempts to win a primary in Wisconsin’s 1st District.

FBI fires Peter Strzok in move his lawyer says “should be deeply troubling to all Americans”

The FBI fired agent Peter Strzok, a 21-year veteran of the law enforcement agency who has come under fire for texts he sent that were critical of President Donald Trump.

Today in Trump’s America: Trump raises money for GOP rep who said most mass shooters are Democrats

Trump will give remarks at a joint fundraiser for GOP Rep. Claudia Tenney, who after the Parkland shooting said “so many of these people that commit the mass murders end up being Democrats.”

What is Paul Manafort’s end game?

Unlike his associate, Rick Gates, Manafort is fighting the charges filed against him — which is possibly costing him millions in lawyers' fees.

Today in Trump’s America: Melania Trump’s parents become U.S. citizens thanks to “chain migration”

First lady Melania Trump’s parents became United States citizens Thursday, benefiting from the “chain migration” policy her husband, President Donald Trump, has railed against and vowed to end.

2018 is shaping up to be a historic year for Native American women at the ballot box

Three Native American women could make history in the 2018 midterm elections.

Today in Trump’s America: Rep. Devin Nunes admits to trying to protect Trump from legal jeopardy

Republicans sure are giving Democrats ammunition to make a case that the Trump administration and its defenders aren’t “draining the swamp," but rather are knee deep in the muck.

“Bernie doesn’t know shit about politics”: Progressive candidates tank in Tuesday races

Democratic strategists say Sanders-backed candidates aren’t losing because of their politics, but because Sanders is endorsing men in a year when women candidates are dominating.

Trump’s “man on the Hill” arrested by FBI on securities fraud charges

The indictment could rock Capitol Hill, as the 'Hill' newspaper reported in June 2017 that Collins bragged about making members of Congress money via tips about the Australian biotech company.

Today in Trump’s America: Tuesday primaries show the Democratic wave is real

Results are still being tabulated in a handful of races, but suffice it to say, 2018 is shaping up to be a great year for Democrats.