Stories by Sophia Tesfaye

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Posted on: Sep 21, 2017, Source: Salon

The right's newest martyr sparks outrage with a grotesque Twitter poll.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2017, Source: Salon

We can't keep attributing Trump's rise to economic anxiety.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2017, Source: Salon

Hurricane Harvey could prove catastrophic, and the president is tweeting a useless campaign ad.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2017, Source: Salon

There has been a bipartisan call for his firing since an alt-right rally left one dead.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2017, Source: Salon

Republicans promised real accomplishments under Trump. All they have left is propaganda.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2017, Source: Salon

Some conservatives are apoplectic about Carson's hesitancy to screw millions of people.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2017, Source: Salon

Andrew Napolitano says that there should be an investigation into potential connections between Trump and Russia.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2017, Source: Salon

The president echoes Steve Bannon in call for West to "preserve our civilization."

Posted on: Jun 30, 2017, Source: Salon

Report: Trump’s former national security adviser implicated in attempted hack of Hillary Clinton’s emails.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2017, Source: Salon

Sessions hates consent decrees with local police and keeps claiming crime is way up. Evidence doesn't back him up.

Posted on: May 26, 2017, Source: Salon

This scandal is much bigger than the Trump administration.

Posted on: May 23, 2017, Source: Salon

John Brennan fielded questions from the Senate Intelligence Committee during a hearing Tuesday.

Posted on: May 9, 2017, Source: Salon

Republicans are running scared following their Trumpcare vote—and Democrats are poised to swoop in.

Posted on: May 3, 2017, Source: Salon

Handel says the tweet was "a mistake," as the race for the highly competitive seat heats up.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2017, Source: Salon

"Americans will be voting for this 100-day plan," Trump said while campaigning in Gettysburg.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2017, Source: Salon

Jon Ossoff couldn't flip a congressional seat outright, but he's well-positioned for a runoff in June.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2017, Source: Salon

The largest oil company in the world understands more about climate change than the president of the United States.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2017, Source: Salon

The NRA-backed bill overturns an Obama-era regulation meant to protect biodiversity in Alaska's wildlife refuges.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2017, Source: Salon

In a three-month span, the former Tea Party congresswoman's committee had more than $1 million disappear.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2017, Source: Salon

Are we supposed to find this reassuring?