Sept. 22, 2017

This Muslim American woman is running for Congress as a direct challenge to Trump’s agenda

Michigan native Fayrouz Saad, born to Lebanese immigrants, worked in Barack Obama's Homeland Security department and was Detroit's director of immigrant affairs.

Sept. 22, 2017

Trump’s poll numbers are up since the hurricanes. They’re still historically bad.

Trump's approval may be up. But it's far lower than the approval ratings his predecessors had at the same point in their presidencies.
Sept. 13, 2017

Sarah Huckabee Sanders claims Obama never made bipartisan deals. She couldn’t be more wrong.

Obama struck a number of deals with Republicans during his two terms in office.
Sept. 8, 2017

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 political stories from the week that don’t come with a 6-month deadline

Betsy DeVos kills campus sexual assault protections and an anti-science politician is tapped to lead NASA.
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Sept. 5, 2017

Jeff Sessions claimed DACA contributed to surge of unaccompanied minors at border. He’s wrong.

Sessions is blaming the Obama-era law for the 2014 crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Sept. 3, 2017

Read the “beautiful letter” Obama wrote to Trump before he took office

Obama offered "a few reflections" from his presidency in his recently revealed letter to Trump.

Sept. 2, 2017

DOJ says there is no proof to back up the president’s claims that Obama had Trump’s “wires tapped”

This is the strongest statement to date against Trump's accusations.
Aug. 28, 2017

Trump is offering military weapons and armored vehicles to police. That’s what was used in Ferguson.

“Inviting the use of military weaponry against our domestic population is nothing short of recasting the public as an enemy.”
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Aug. 23, 2017

Afghan war by the numbers: Here are the statistics behind the longest war in US history

Billions of dollars have been spent and thousands have been killed during the 16-year conflict.
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Aug. 2, 2017

In the age of Trump, 24 journalism groups team up to track press freedom violations

The Press Freedom Tracker aims to make it easier for the general public to keep track of press freedom incidents.
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July 29, 2017

Trump may not realize it, but he actually agrees with Obama on the 60-vote filibuster rule

Trump called for the elimination of the Senate filibuster in a Saturday morning tweetstorm.

July 27, 2017

Should you be getting overtime pay?

To qualify for overtime pay, you have to earn below a certain salary level.
July 26, 2017

Undocumented immigrant activists arrested fighting attempts to repeal DACA

Undocumented organizers have been arrested in one of the most anti-immigrant states in the country.
July 25, 2017

Senate Republicans advance Obamacare repeal effort to debate

Senate Republicans may have cleared their first hurdle, but many more remain.
July 25, 2017

Motions to proceed and vote-a-ramas: Here’s how the health care process will play out

There are a lot of moving parts, and even if everything goes right for the GOP, a final vote won't happen until Wednesday.
July 25, 2017

Here are 4 reasons Tuesday’s health care vote will be different than the ones before it

We don't actually know what Republicans will be voting on.

July 24, 2017

“We’re getting our asses kicked in the elections.” But the new Democratic message may not fix that.

"One three-line slogan is never going to resonate with all the Democrats we see across the country."
July 20, 2017

People are sharing this video of John McCain defending Obama against scared white people in 2008

The video is meant to celebrate McCain's decency. But what really happened is more troubling.
July 18, 2017

3 key things to know about the new Republican budget plan

The plan makes deep cuts to entitlements while increasing defense spending.
July 18, 2017

Here is what will happen next with health care in the Senate

While Mitch McConnell is pushing repeal, some fellow Republicans are calling for a fresh start.
July 18, 2017

Mitch McConnell announces plan for Senate vote to repeal Obamacare

McConnell said the vote will happen "in the coming days."

July 17, 2017

Ethics watchdog group will release Mar-a-Lago visitors log

The watchdog group CREW will obtain the logs as part of their lawsuit against the administration.
July 17, 2017

Senate health care bill: The five forces that could kill Trumpcare

The bill faces stiff opposition on all fronts.
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July 16, 2017

Senate delays health care vote until John McCain recovers from surgery

The vote on the controversial bill will wait until Sen. McCain has recovered from his recent surgery.
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July 15, 2017

Republican voters say repealing Obamacare shouldn’t be GOP’s first priority

"Other issues" could decide midterm elections, researcher says.
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July 15, 2017

American Medical Association and other health groups still oppose the Republican’s health care bill

"This legislation would have a profoundly negative impact on Americans."

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July 14, 2017

People with criminal convictions could soon have a better shot at employment in LA County

LA County is considering ways to help people with criminal records get a fair chance when applying for work.
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July 14, 2017
July 14, 2017

The Women’s March: Taking on the NRA is key to the anti-Trump movement

"We are being targeted and this is our response."
July 13, 2017

GOP operative who said he looked for Clinton emails on Flynn’s behalf reportedly died by suicide

Peter W. Smith, a political operative who reportedly sought out Russian hackers on Flynn's behalf, killed himself, according to the 'Chicago Tribune.'