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: May 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Under Trump proposal, student loan forgiveness and Special Olympics would get axed to fund private schools.

Posted on: May 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Trump administration is spiraling.

Posted on: May 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

McConnell rejects calls for an independent prosecutor, but he can't stop the president from prosecuting himself.

Posted on: May 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

In contrast to Neil Gorsuch, Sessions embodies the appearance of conflict of interest.

Posted on: May 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Amid partisan clashes, Al Franken asks the key question.

Posted on: May 4, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Republican obstructionism has slowed the investigation, but not killed it.

Posted on: May 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Who’s the worst of the worst among the president’s favorite dictators?

Posted on: May 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump's claim that Jackson would have prevented the war between the states is a fantasy.

Posted on: May 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

His invitation to Filipino strongman Rodrigo Duterte shows his taste for the cruel and the criminal.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Artists give the People’s Climate March a message in the medium

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.