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How does the socialist left build a mass plan to take back the country? Flu shots and brake lights.

Socialists want to win elections. They're going to start by giving stuff away for free.

Nov. 17, 2017

While you weren’t looking: 5 things the Trump administration did this week that didn’t involve sex

A DACA recipient with disabilities is being detained and harassed, and a Trump nominee resigns over racist comments.
Nov. 16, 2017

Tax Reform: This is the one big problem with the Republican tax “postcard” plan

Tax plan confusion? While House Republicans promise their "postcard" will make filing easier, it could easily make it harder. Here's why.
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Nov. 15, 2017

Sean Hannity is Fox News’ chief conspiracy theorist — and Shepard Smith its voice of reason

Fox News' Shepard Smith and Sean Hannity are treating Trump's presidency very differently — but only one is being rewarded for it.
Nov. 15, 2017

Trump’s war of words with Kim Jong Un has culminated in a “death sentence” over a mean tweet

He called their leader short and fat on social media. Now they’re calling for his death.
Nov. 14, 2017

Trump refuses to meet with American Nobel Prize winners, breaking with tradition

Several Nobel Prize recipients have been critical of the president. Now he's breaking with years of tradition and declining to honor them.

Nov. 14, 2017

Jeff Sessions says he now remembers meeting with George Papadopoulos

Sessions blamed his initial lack of recollection on the "chaos" of the Trump campaign.
Nov. 14, 2017

Roy Moore built his political career on beating the establishment. This time is no different.

Roy Moore’s career has been defined by opposing — and often beating — the status quo.
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Nov. 11, 2017

This week in Trump-Russia news: Don Jr. may have suggested quid pro quo with Kremlin-linked lawyer

Meanwhile, the president says he believes Putin over his own intelligence agencies.
Nov. 9, 2017

Tax Plan 2017: How the Senate Republican tax reform bill affects you and compares to the House plan

How does the Senate tax plan differ from the House version released on Nov. 2? Here's what we know for sure — and what President Donald Trump has said about the bill.
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Nov. 9, 2017

Report: Mueller interviews Stephen Miller in Russia investigation

The special counsel's probe has gotten even closer to Trump.

Nov. 9, 2017

A year after his election, here are 8 ways the US has changed under Donald Trump

American politics will never be the same.
Nov. 8, 2017

Finding hope in Trump’s America may be too lofty of a goal, but let’s not forget our resilience

Cherokee Nation member: "If we can survive Andrew Jackson, we can survive Trump."
Nov. 8, 2017

Since taking office, President Donald Trump has become the unlikely savior of the religious right

Following a humiliating repudiation of Trump-styled nativism in Virginia, President Donald Trump's wins for the religious right may be his saving grace.
Nov. 8, 2017

Has Donald Trump fulfilled his 5 big economic promises? How they have held up one year post-election

Have President Donald Trump's economic promises held up? Here's what the data shows, one year after the 2016 election.
Nov. 7, 2017

Election 2017: Democrats sweep gubernatorial election in Virginia, New Jersey

Democrats have swept the gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey in what looks to be a massive Democratic wave.

Nov. 7, 2017

We all swore we’d move to Canada if Trump won. These people actually did.

Canada may not be perfect, but for these three, it was the ideal escape from Trump's America.
Nov. 7, 2017

In memoriam: One year since the election, a look at who’s departed the Trump administration

At least a dozen of Trump's top White House staffers have resigned or been fired. So much for hiring the "best people."
Nov. 6, 2017

Trump started his Asia tour by eating burgers made from American beef

You can take Trump out of America, but you can't take American cravings out of Trump.
Nov. 6, 2017

It took Trump 2 days to call for action after the NYC vehicular attack. What about mass shootings?

Looking for Trump to take action after the mass shooting at a Texas church? Here's why you probably shouldn't hold your breath.
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Nov. 4, 2017

This week in Trump-Russia news: Mueller comes for Manafort as hints of fire appear behind the smoke

Trump and his allies are gearing up to go on the offensive after big reveals on Manafort, Papadopoulos and Page.

Nov. 3, 2017

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from Trump’s Cabinet that don’t involve Russia or the DNC

Trump considers allowing uranium mining in the Grand Canyon, Perry says fossil fuels can prevent sexual assault and Betsy DeVos breaks a pledge.
Nov. 2, 2017

Sierra Club calls on Rick Perry to resign after he implies fossil fuels could reduce sexual assault

Perry linked fossil fuel development and sexual assault during an appearence on Thursday.
Nov. 2, 2017

Republican Tax Plan 2017: How the House reform bill hits deductions, brackets & the middle-class

Will the tax reform plan affect your tax brackets? Here's a summary of the Republican bill — and a guide to other crucial details you might have missed.
Nov. 1, 2017

New right-wing talking point: NYC terror attack was Chuck Schumer’s fault

Trump, joined by right-wing media, is blaming Chuck Schumer and Democrats for creating the system they allege allowed the New York City terror attack suspect to come to New York. Does that hold up?
Oct. 31, 2017

Fox News smeared the black judge presiding over Manafort’s case. This is part of a larger pattern.

What did Magistrate Judge Deborah Robinson do to warrant a mention of her son’s drug conviction, other than show up to work on Monday?

Oct. 31, 2017

Republicans reportedly plan to attack Mueller over dossier as Trump fumes over Manafort charges

Bannon has been encouraging an enraged Trump to take action against the special counsel.
Oct. 30, 2017

Jerome Powell is Trump’s Fed chair: What to know about the pick to lead the Federal Reserve

Who is Jerome Powell? President Donald Trump just picked a new Federal Reserve chair. Here's what to know about Powell & how the Fed affects your money.
Oct. 30, 2017

How high-end real estate schemes like what Paul Manafort is accused of actually work

A U.S. treasury report from August shows that money laundering is way more common in high-end real estate than you might think.
Oct. 30, 2017

Billy Hargrove from ‘Stranger Things 2’ is the perfect Trump-era villain

The anger and racism seething inside Billy parallels the white rage that fueled Trump's rise.