Trump’s Favorite Meme-Maker Adopted A Fake Name To Go On Trump’s Favorite TV Network
The pro-Trump cable news channel used a fake identity for a pseudonymous meme-maker.
Democrats Are Pushing A Bill To Give Domestic Workers Employee Protections
Domestic workers are excluded from federal anti-discrimination and sexual harassment laws.
“The Squad” Condemns Trump’s Racist Tweets: “This Is The Agenda Of White Nationalist[s]”
Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib responded to the president, saying only “weak minds and leaders” challenge country loyalty over ideas.
Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Turned To A Big Donor To Pay For The DNC Voter Database, Despite Her Fundraising Pledge
A campaign aide said Warren didn’t solicit the money herself and that there was no violation of her promise to abstain from pay-for-access fundraising.
A Chinese Diplomat Got Called Racist For Tweeting About DC While Defending Muslim Internment Camps
The deputy chief of mission in China’s embassy in Pakistan then pivoted to dunking on racism in the US and fighting with a former US national security adviser before deleting the tweets.
The State Department Once Rented A Townhouse Seized From Iran To Jeffrey Epstein — Then Sued Him For Subletting It
A weird and forgotten case from the 1990s shows how connected Jeffrey Epstein was to power.
Latinx Activists Are Demanding Democrats Reject Barack Obama’s Deportations, Not Just Trump’s
Immigration activists want a firm commitment from presidential candidates that they will not return to the status quo if they defeat Trump.
“Just Nuts” — Progressive Activists Have Had It With House Democrats’ Fight With AOC And Other Women Of Color
"They’re not just four votes! For many of us, they’re the physical manifestation of generations of blood, sweat, and tears for representation in Congress."
Amazon Employees Demand It Stop Working With ICE. The Company Said It’s Up To The Government.
Some Amazon employees vocally oppose selling technology to immigration enforcement agencies and law enforcement, but the company said the government should make the rules.
A Member Of Congress Wants Increased Food And Drink Standards In The Dominican Republic After American Tourists Died There
Rep. Adriano Espaillat made several safety recommendations, but encouraged Americans to continue to visit the Dominican Republic after meeting with local and US officials there.
We Found The Pseudonymous Man Behind One Of The Oldest Conservative News Outlets Online
“That’s all proprietary.”
Bernie Sanders’ Trip To The Soviet Union Exposes Socialism’s Blind Spots
Bernie Sanders went all the way to the USSR but didn’t meet with the world-famous Soviet dissident living in his state — the history too many people are forgetting.
Venezuelans In Florida Are Growing Unhappy With Trump. It Could Cost Him In 2020.
Trump’s lack of progress on the crisis in Venezuela has alienated some Venezuelan Americans who could be key to the president’s reelection.
Trump Has Backed Down On Adding A Citizenship Question To The 2020 Census
Trump said he would direct federal agencies to provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department — a plan Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had rejected in favor of adding the question.
How Delaware Explains Joe Biden’s Anti-Busing Views
Joe Biden’s black allies back home are rock solid with him on busing and angry that Kamala Harris has made it an issue.
Kamala Harris Has A New Plan To Close The Rape Kit Backlog
The presidential candidate announced a $1 billion plan Thursday to push states to test rape kits.
Elizabeth Warren Wants To Create A Special Task Force To Investigate Abuses Of Immigrants
The presidential candidate released a broad immigration plan that includes measures for holding authorities accountable for human rights violations.
These Tech Companies Are Giving Millions To Politicians Who Vote Against LGBTQ People
A group of 30 advocates sent a letter Wednesday to dozens of companies, including Amazon and Google, calling on them to stop giving money to politicians who discriminate.
The Trump Administration’s Bid To Swap Lawyers In The Census Cases Is Not Going Well
Federal judges in California, Maryland, and New York rejected DOJ’s first attempt at switching lawyers, saying the government didn’t submit enough information about the late change.
Alex Acosta Defended The Plea Deal That Put Jeffrey Epstein In Jail For Only 13 Months
“Facts are important, and facts are being overlooked,” Acosta said at a press conference.
Jeffrey Epstein Donated Thousands To Chuck Schumer. Schumer Says He'll Donate That Amount Of Money.
Epstein, the billionaire former hedge fund manager charged with sex trafficking earlier this week, made political donations to both Democrats and Republicans in the 1990s and early 2000s.
Nancy Pelosi Told Progressive Democrats To Stop Tweeting Their Complaints After She Complained About Them In The New York Times
“Do not tweet about our members and expect us to think that that is just OK,” the speaker said Wednesday morning after a recent public feud with progressive Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley.
Trump Can't Be Sued By DC And Maryland Over His Hotel, A Federal Appeals Court Ruled
The 4th Circuit questioned whether the lawsuit filed by DC and Maryland against Trump was "an appropriate use of the courts."
Mitch McConnell Said Labor Secretary Alex Acosta’s Fate Is Up To Trump After The Jeffrey Epstein Revelations
Democrats are calling for Acosta to step down behind his “sweetheart” deal in the Jeffrey Epstein case more than a decade ago.
Joe Biden Told A Voter He’ll “Go Further” Than Cutting Incarceration By 50%
Last month, Biden told a voter he wouldn’t support a percentage target. On Thursday, his campaign said he will “fight to further shrink the federal prison population.”
Young Activists Are Planning National Protests To Push Democrats On The Climate Crisis
"Now we’re taking the fight out of DC and into communities across America,” the Sunrise Movement's cofounder told BuzzFeed News.
Trump Can't Block People On Twitter He Disagrees With, A Federal Appeals Court Ruled
Because Donald Trump uses his Twitter account for official purposes and creates a "public forum," he can't exclude people based on their views, the 2nd Circuit ruled.
A Billionaire Who Said He Wasn’t Running For President In January Is Now Running For President
Tom Steyer, who has spent months building support for impeaching Trump, changed his mind and decided to launch a 2020 campaign.
Trump Is Bringing In New Lawyers On The Citizenship Question Case And No One Knows What's Happening
In a surprising move, lawyers from the Justice Department's Consumer Protection Branch are taking over the census litigation from a DOJ team that specializes in cases against agencies.
Democrats In Congress Say Voters Won’t Stop Asking Them About Impeachment, As Campaign Officials Argue It’s Too Divisive
More and more Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry in large part because they say their constituents want them to.