Stories by Jefferson Morley

Jefferson Morley is AlterNet's Washington correspondent. He is the author of Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835 and Our Man in Mexico: Winston Scott and the Hidden History of the CIA. subscribe to Jefferson Morley's feed

Posted on: Apr 21, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Says one former business partner, "The headline will be ‘The Kazakh Gangster and President Trump.'"

Posted on: Apr 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The elusive hope for a principled Republican dies in the fog of war.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

As Trump built his empire, he attracted a criminal element whose ties still bind.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

New York offers aid to nearly 1 million student families while Betsy DeVos acts to protect predatory lenders.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Once a hawk on Iran, the former New York mayor now seeks the release of Tehran's top suspected bag man.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Veteran Washington operators appear to have consolidated their grip.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The government agency offers the best and worst of science.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Three officials break ranks, as the Senate vows to take up charges of collusion and money laundering.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The president pursues Obama's policy, but without restraint.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The House Intelligence Committee Chairman has proven himself hapless or worse.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It’s all about oligarchs, sanctions and a multibillion-dollar privatization scheme, says Democrat Adam Schiff.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The White House adviser saves an acolyte and undermines a rival.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Thwarting students who want to learn from public debate is no way to fight intolerance.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Demonstration at the Justice Department signals a new political reality for the embattled attorney general.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump is on shakier ground than it seems.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2017, Source: AlterNet

When the president "takes the shackles off" ICE and Border Patrol agents, law-abiding Americans pay the price.