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Nov. 3, 2017

Bowe Bergdahl won’t serve jail time. Here’s why he was on trial in the first place.

Bowe Bergdahl's sentencing Friday brings the years-long saga of his desertion and capture to an end.

Nov. 1, 2017

Michelle Obama to men: “Y’all need to go talk to each other about your stuff”

Michelle Obama: "Are we protecting our men too much so they feel a little entitled?"
Oct. 30, 2017

Donald Trump’s tweet trying to tie Obama to Fusion GPS is 100% wrong

Donald Trump attempted to tie former President Barack Obama to the controversial Russia dossier minutes before Trump's former campaign chairman turned himself in to federal authorities.
Oct. 25, 2017

“We’re not afraid to take risks”: Obama veterans promise aggressive, if risky, state strategy

“There’s a slate of races that could be winnable, but we’ll never win them the way we’re set up today."
Oct. 19, 2017

Is the death of 4 US soldiers in Niger becoming “Trump’s Benghazi”?

“This is his Benghazi, and that is the reason why it took him so long to acknowledge it had happened.”
Oct. 16, 2017

Trump claims past presidents didn’t call parents of fallen soldiers. That’s 100% false.

Trump made the false claim in response to a question from a reporter about why he hasn’t yet commented on the attack that led to the soldiers’ deaths.

Oct. 10, 2017

Trump says he’ll sign an executive order on health care. He used to say that was an abuse of power.

Using the “power of the pen” is something President Donald Trump attacked former President Barack Obama for using throughout Obama’s tenure.
Oct. 6, 2017

Democrats have lost nearly 1,000 state legislative seats and can’t agree on how to take them back

"Look at the map in 2009, then look at the map today and look where the status quo has gotten us."
Oct. 2, 2017

Trump calls Las Vegas shooting an “act of pure evil” but doesn’t call for action

Trump called for unity and prayers in a brief speech, but did not offer any calls to action after a gunman carried out the worst mass shooting in American history.
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Oct. 2, 2017
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

Overtime pay law changes: How new government rules affect the way your rate is calculated in 2017

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.