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Posted on: Jul 15, 2017, Source: Salon

How voter suppressionist Kris Kobach’s latest move is closer to evil than it is incompetence.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2017, Source: Salon

The same day the White House demanded Johnny Depp apologize for his comments, Rep. Al Baldasaro was welcomed in.

Posted on: May 2, 2017, Source: Salon

President Donald Trump has more kind words for foreign dictators than for Democratic congresswomen.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2017, Source: Salon

Talk radio hosts are angrily comparing the first daughter to Hillary Clinton.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2017, Source: Salon

The head of the House Oversight Committee suggests Michael Flynn may be in deep trouble.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2017, Source: Salon

The White House wants to defund cities that harbor undocumented immigrants and is serious about it.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2017, Source: Salon

Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer's No TRUMP Act stands for "No Taxpayer Revenue Used to Monetize the Presidency" Act.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2017, Source: Salon

Worrying about Conway's feet ignores big problems with Trump's meeting with black higher education leaders.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2017, Source: Salon

Sen. Jeff Sessions was surrounded by friendly colleagues and vocal protesters at Tuesday's hearing.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2016, Source: Salon

Republicans in Ohio wanted a more restrictive "Heartbeat Bill" to ban abortions as early as six weeks.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's Presidential Inauguration Committee has blocked access to the landmark Lincoln Memorial in D.C.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2016, Source: Salon

Republican support for a complete repeal of the health care law has plummeted double digits since Trump won

Posted on: Nov 24, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's pick of Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos has led some supporters, like Breitbart News, to cry foul.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2016, Source: Salon

"It only helps us when [the media] get it wrong. When they’re blind to who we are and what we’re doing."

Posted on: Nov 1, 2016, Source: Salon

A judge wants the RNC to open up about how they're working with Donald Trump to watch the polls on Election Day.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2016, Source: Salon

He's somehow found enough cash to finally outspend Hillary Clinton on television ads, however.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2016, Source: Salon

For the first time, Fox News is no longer a top-20 most trusted brand with conservatives.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2016, Source: Salon

What's up with Conway's latest bizarre tweet?

Posted on: Oct 6, 2016, Source: Salon

Former Republican lawmakers harshly denounce the frontrunner.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2016, Source: Salon

The host of "Watters' World" ridiculed and mocked Chinese-Americans in an effort to gauge support for Donald Trump.