Sept. 6, 2017

DACA activists erect, then tear down, confederate statue of Jeff Sessions

Activists called Sessions a "living monument" to white supremacy.

Sept. 5, 2017

Congressional Republicans call for legislative solution after Trump ends DACA

Some powerful Republicans, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, have come out in support of a legislative fix to protect DACA recipients.
Sept. 5, 2017

A quick history lesson shows why pinning DACA’s fate on congressional action is a massive risk

Congress has a full plate this fall with the debt ceiling, government funding, disaster relief and tax reform. Now they can add the ever-thorny immigration reform to that list.
Aug. 16, 2017

What Tuesday’s Congressional primaries mean for Trump and the GOP

What lessons did we learn from Tuesday's primaries in Alabama and Utah?
Aug. 14, 2017

AG Jeff Sessions: Trump “absolutely” needs to specifically condemn white supremacy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions also suggested the president had already specifically condemned white supremacists. He hasn't.
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Aug. 5, 2017

Here’s how the Senate is resisting Trump during their recess

Sen. Lisa Murkowski announced the 9 senate sessions this week.

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Aug. 4, 2017

DOJ’s possible media subpoena rule change dismays press freedom groups

"Every American should be concerned about the Trump administration’s threat to step up its efforts against whistleblowers and journalists."
Aug. 4, 2017

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 big stories that aren’t about “dumps” or “drug-infested dens”

While the Russia investigation moves forward, the fights for labor rights and net neutrality are heating up.
Aug. 4, 2017

Sessions says Department of Justice is reviewing its policy on media subpoenas

"We must balance the press’s role with protecting our national security," Sessions said.
Aug. 1, 2017

Sen. Cory Booker wants to take marijuana off the federal controlled substance list

Booker's Marijuana Justice Act would decriminalize pot at the federal level.
July 28, 2017

Trump applauded for imploring police “not to be too nice” while arresting “thugs”

“When you see these thugs being thrown into the back of a paddy wagon, you just see them thrown in, rough, I said, ‘Please don’t be too nice.’"

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July 26, 2017
July 25, 2017

Trump turns up his Twitter attack on his own attorney general, Jeff Sessions

President Donald Trump is thinking about firing Jeff Sessions. In the meantime, he's making Sessions' life miserable.
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July 22, 2017

Republican Senator urges whoever leaked Russia/Sessions phone calls to release whole conversation

Sen. Chuck Grassley wants the person who leaked intelligence about Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak to come forward with more information.
July 21, 2017

Report: Jeff Sessions talked about matters related to the Trump campaign with Russian ambassador

Intercepted conversations suggest Sessions may have spoken about campaign-related issues, despite denying that was the case.
July 21, 2017

Sessions just made it easier for police to take your money — and buy luxury cars with it

In another reversal of Obama Administration policy, the attorney general is bringing back civil asset forfeiture, which can be used against legal marijuana businesses (and everyone else).

July 20, 2017

Jeff Sessions: “I plan to continue” as attorney general

Sessions said he has no intention to resign, despite President Donald Trump's frustrations with him.
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July 13, 2017

DOJ charges 412 people for involvement in health care fraud and “opioid scams”

Those facing charges include six doctors in Michigan who plotted to prescribe unneeded opioids.
July 12, 2017

House Judiciary Dems demand answers on settlement of major case involving Trump Jr.’s Russian lawyer

After firing U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, the Trump administration settled a $230 million Russian money laundering case for $6 million.
July 2, 2017

Legal weed in Nevada makes bank on first day of sales

Weed sold so fast in Nevada one dispensary had to go to a "men's club" to get change for customers.
June 30, 2017

Eric Dreiband picked to lead DOJ's civil rights division — here's a look at his record on equality

The nominee has defended employers accused of age and pregnancy discrimination, and has stood against transgender rights and equal pay for women.

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June 30, 2017

Jeff Sessions says DOJ will review trend of anti-transgender violence

Advocates called this step the "bare minimum" in fighting anti-trans violence.
June 29, 2017

Hate crimes reporting is on the uptick, but more than 50% still go unreported

U.S. residents have experienced an average of 250,000 hate crime incidents each year over the last several years.
June 21, 2017

Stark report on opioid epidemic shows what's at stake in Trump's budget cuts

Trump's budget calls for a 95% cut to drug control agencies at the same time opioid ER visits have risen over 99%.
June 15, 2017
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June 14, 2017

Jeff Sessions kept saying he "couldn't recall" things. Here's the possible legal reason why.

Sessions' "safe answers" in his Senate testimony could guard him against potential perjury accusations in the future.

June 14, 2017

Ex-Trump aide calls Kamala Harris "hysterical" on CNN, gets immediately shut down 

As evidence, former Trump spokesman Jason Miller cited his own "objective" view of the situation.
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June 14, 2017

'Hot Mic' podcast: Sessions' testimony, Uber's harassment policies, Megyn Kelly's divisive interview

Here are the important stories to get you caught up for Wednesday.
June 14, 2017

White House says Trump won't fire special counsel, but his own staff are nervous he will

Staff tried to stop Trump from turning a "bad situation into a catastrophe" by firing Mueller, the 'New York Times' reported.
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June 14, 2017

Sen. Kamala Harris cut off for the second time by male colleagues during intelligence hearing

It's the second time in two weeks that John McCain and Richard Burr have interrupted California's junior senator.