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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?

Posted on: Mar 23, 2017, Source: Salon

Breitbart and talk-radio hosts are finding a new target for their Trumpcare rage.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump admits to Fox News' Tucker Carlson that "a lot of things aren't consistent" with his campaign promises.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2017, Source: Salon

Lindsey Graham and others deride "disturbing" cuts to the State Department.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2017, Source: Salon

Another new study also shows that terror attacks by a Muslim perpetrator got about four times more media coverage.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2017, Source: Salon

The 45th president is reportedly obsessed with his predecessor.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2017, Source: Salon

Citing "honor killings" and invoking the nonexistent Bowling Green massacre, the White House is justifying the ban's return.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2017, Source: Salon

“It isn’t about Trump’s tax returns. It’s about the continuation of a policy that’s been in place for 50 years."

Posted on: Mar 2, 2017, Source: Salon

At least 23 states already have the controversial law made infamous by George Zimmerman and Marissa Alexander.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2017, Source: Salon

"Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated," Trump said Monday in a meeting with health care CEOs.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2017, Source: Salon

State house votes overwhelmingly to roll back 2012 tax cuts, but override comes up short.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2017, Source: Salon

Analysts say a four percent growth rate is not possible with no boom in productivity.