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Thomas Jefferson statue in Charlottesville covered up by University of Virginia group

The protesters called on the university to recognize its founder as a "rapist, racist and slave owner."

Donald Trump’s idea about tearing down statues of George Washington isn’t that ridiculous

Trump's off-handed comment revealed a moral inconsistency in the debate around tearing down monuments.

Steve Bannon apparently called Paul Ryan a “limp-dick motherf*cker”

Bannon also called Ryan part of the "globalist donor class."

Kentucky secretary of state on voter data request: “Might as well let Putin just get a zip drive”

Alison Lundergan Grimes has a few things to say about the White House's election integrity panel.

Maryland official abruptly quits Donald Trump’s controversial “voter fraud panel,” report said

A massive request for voters' personal data has roiled the nation.

NBC News called Sally Hemings Thomas Jefferson's mistress. She was his slave.

"Mistress" implies an agency that the context of slavery didn't afford black people south of the Mason-Dixon in antebellum America.

While You Weren't Looking: A Russia probe bombshell and 6 more big stories not about Trump's tweets

The first real potential evidence of American collusion with Russia, a possible end to America's longest war and more.
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Ten Commandments monument at Arkansas Capitol destroyed

The suspect appears to have broadcast the crash on Facebook Live.

What Melania Trump wore her 22nd week as first lady — the week she appeared nearly every day

Looks like the move to the White House has changed Melania Trump's reputation as an invisible first lady.

University of Missouri to revoke Bill Cosby's honorary degree

The president of Mizzou said Cosby's actions were not in line with the university's core beliefs.

Donald Trump doesn't have tapes of James Comey

The revelation comes a day before a House-imposed deadline for Trump to reveal whether the purported tapes exist.

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Vice President Pence got a puppy. Here's why Trump should too

Trump is the first president in almost 130 years to not have a canine companion.
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Donald Trump calls for unity in the wake of congressional shooting

Trump said that politicians may have differences, but "above all they love our country."

White House staffer who boasted he wasn't worried about "ethics lawyers" reprimanded by them

White House social media director Dan Scavino Jr. called for the defeat of Rep. Justin Amash and earned himself a formal reprimand.

'House of Cards' Season 5: Is LeAnn Harvey's fate really sealed?

Will we see more of LeAnn Harvey in season six of 'House of Cards'?

Kellyanne Conway hopes Hillary Clinton gives herself the gift of "self-awareness"

The woman who helped make Donald Trump president says Clinton needs to get real about her defeat.

'House of Cards' Season 5: The surprising twist of the presidential election

Gov. Conway was never Frank's true opponent.

Sean Spicer suggests “covfefe” is a code only a “small group of people” understand

Will we ever know what "covfefe" really means?

Donald Trump tweets garbled message with "covfefe" in it, goes dark

"Despite the constant negative press covfefe," the president wrote, apparently cut off mid-sentence.

Navigating Trump's America: The problem with Donald Trump's "nothing to see here" strategy

You can't tweet your way out of this one, Mr. President.

'Designated Survivor' Season 2: What's next after the season 1 finale?

What will happen in season two of the ABC drama?

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Trump's advisers are reportedly afraid to leave him alone with foreign leaders

Trump's loose lips reportedly have a frustrated White House staff worried about what he might say.
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5 times Trump immediately contradicted his own White House

When the president goes rogue, his communications team scrambles.

People are hiding Sean Spicer cutouts "among" their bushes in the best meme of the week

You, too, can take the memes off the web and into the real.

Sally Yates Testimony: 3 key takeaways

Yates proved herself a fierce interlocutor in the face of Republican criticisms.

W. Kamau Bell explains why he interviewed Richard Spencer for 'United Shades of America'

W. Kamau Bell doesn't hold back in this interview.

Mike Pence is pretty pleased with this stacked "pro-life" White House

If Mike Pence is pleased about a White House "literally filled ... with pro-life leaders," the rest of us should worry.
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Sally Yates will testify she warned White House about Michael Flynn's connection to Russia

Her testimony will be in direct conflict with the Trump administration's version of events.
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Sebastian Gorka likely to leave role at White House, according to reports

The national security aid generated controversy for his connection to a Hungarian nationalist group with ties to Nazi Germany.