Congress Just Got A Lot Closer To Rejecting Trump’s National Emergency To Build A Wall
Congress may now have the votes needed to formally reject Trump’s plan. The White House has suggested the president will issue his first veto if it passes.
Climate Change Is A Top Priority For The New Crop Of Governors — Even One Republican
“For all his bluster and tweeting, Donald Trump cannot stop us from moving forward in our states,” Washington’s governor told BuzzFeed News.
A Republican Lawmaker Allegedly Yelled At A Democrat: "Go Back To Puerto Rico"
"I would hope that we could refrain from any implications that have any undertones of prejudice, or racism, or any kind of -ism that would diminish the character and integrity of one of our members."
Republicans Removed Congress’s Most Notorious Racist From His Committees
The decision comes as Democrats are also preparing to reprimand Rep. Steve King for his comments in a New York Times interview, the latest in a string of racist statements he’s made during his 16 years in the House.
There’s Little Urgency In Congress To End The Shutdown, As Federal Workers Go Without Pay
“Why am I being made to suffer for something that has nothing to do with what I do? It just makes no sense to me.”
Planned Parenthood’s New President Wants To Focus On Nonabortion Health Care
The organization is still committed to providing abortions and reproductive care but Wen, the first female physician to run Planned Parenthood, is embarking on a cross-country listening tour to learn how best add or expand nonabortion services.
Meet The New California Counterculture: College Republicans
At the California College Republicans Convention this spring, a war was brewing between loud, unapologetic, Milo Yiannopoulos–endorsed activists and moderate, policy-focused nerds. Guess who won?
California's Blue Wave Arrived Weeks After Election Day. Here's How Trump And Election Law Changes Helped Democrats Win.
"There were so many ballots being returned to some polling places that the boxes were not large enough to hold them."
A Florida Judge Ruled That Thousands Of Voters Can Fix Their Ballots Amid A Statewide Recount
The ruling sides with Democrats, who said a policy of tossing out valid ballots with signature issues was unconstitutional.
Democrats Were Never Going To Win The Senate
Democrats had to defend seats in 10 states Donald Trump won in 2016.
Here's What Voters In 8 States Are Most Concerned About
“Why are you going to the polls?”
Opinion: Elections Should Always Feel This Urgent
There can be no respite from fighting today’s Republican Party, a uniquely dangerous organization fueled by a radical hostility to modern social democracy.
One Of The Top Candidates For Democratic Leadership Has A Plan To Work With Republicans
Rep. Cheri Bustos, a moderate, is prepping to get things done in an increasingly likely reality: Democrats win the House, while Republicans hold onto the Senate.
Taylor Swift's Endorsement Of Democrats Has Relieved Fans — And Infuriated Others
“I had been waiting for her to post something like that for a long time,” said one so-called Swiftie.
Brett Kavanaugh Now Has The Votes With Sens. Susan Collins And Joe Manchin Backing Him
Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin both said they will vote yes, all but guaranteeing Kavanaugh will be confirmed to the Supreme Court this weekend.
Republicans Are Going On The Offensive Against Brett Kavanaugh’s Accusers
The president mocked Christine Blasey Ford on Tuesday, while letters from the ex-boyfriends of two women who’ve accused Kavanaugh have been made public.
Trump Has Ordered An FBI Investigation Of The Sexual Assault Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh
Republicans agreed to a one-week investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after Christine Blasey Ford accused him of sexual assault.
Here Are The Big Questions Now Around Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination And What Happens Next
Senate Republicans met after a long hearing with Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of sexual assault to see if they have the votes to confirm him.
Senate Republicans Still Think Outside Counsel Was A Good Idea, Even If Her Five-Minute Segments Were Awkward
Republicans ceded their time to outside counsel to question Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh, rather than having 11 male senators do it.
Do Senate Republicans Still Think Anita Hill Was Lying? They Won't Say.
The shadow of 1991 looms over the Senate. And conservative commentators still don't believe Hill.
Republicans Are Already Planning To Vote On Kavanaugh Next Week, Even Before The Hearing With His Accuser
Senators have been told to expect to stay in Washington through the weekend to fast-track Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination.
There Will Be A Public Hearing With Brett Kavanaugh And The Woman Who Accused Him Of Assault
The announcement of the hearing comes just a day after Christine Blasey Ford came forward publicly with allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in high school.
News Podcast: The Sketchy Trump Tower Meeting Just Got Sketchier
News podcast about the suspicious money transactions that happened 11 days after the 2016 Trump Tower meeting, fake news this week, and recommendations from the newsroom.
News Podcast: Kavanaugh's Hearings And France's Anti-Vaxxers
News podcast about the Supreme Court nomination hearings, measles outbreaks in Europe, and fake news this week.
For A Lot Of Muslim Republicans, Their Party's Over
Muslim voters in the GOP are wondering how, or whether, to cast ballots at a time of anti-Muslim rhetoric from politicians in their own party.
This Quiz Will Determine If You Are A Fake News–Fighting Superhero
This week we have stories about ninjas, face-sitting, and a whole new species.
18 House Democrats Voted To Condemn The “Abolish ICE” Movement And Support The Agency
“I may not like what this administration’s directing the Environmental Protection Agency to do, but that doesn’t mean I think we ought to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency.”
Another Immigration Bill is Likely Dead Thanks to Trump’s Tweets
It was always going to be difficult for Republicans to pass an immigration bill. Their latest effort was “torpedoed by tweet” Friday.
The Trump Administration Says Congress Still Needs To Stop Child Separations. But They Can’t Agree On A Plan.
“This is one of the bigger divides I’ve ever seen here.”
Here Are All The Republicans Who Want Trump To Stop Separating Children From Their Parents
"This isn’t who we are."