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Podcast: Will Donald Trump’s shutdown temper tantrum strike again?

Donald Trump’s self-professed masterful negotiation skills are just another con that he perpetuated on the American people. As the 35-day government shutdown mercifully has come to an end — while we await the next one — once again [...]

Is this the endgame stage for Trump, or just a trainwreck?

The next time you walk out to your car, or head down the street to the subway, or cross the parking lot on your way to the grocery store, look up and squint your eyes, and you’ll be able to see the end of the Trump presidency. It’s still [...]

What Tuesday’s marijuana wins mean for the future of legalization

The nation woke up Wednesday morning to Michigan legalizing recreational cannabis, letting the green wave into the Midwest, and Missouri and Utah passing initiatives to allow the use of medical marijuana. What’s interesting about Tuesday’s [...]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders defends her boss: Trump will “fight back” against media critics

On Monday afternoon, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders hosted her first press conference since early October — in the wake of yet another mass murder in America. On Saturday, 11 people were tragically killed by an apparent [...]

Beto O’Rourke & Martin O’Malley: the dark horse ticket that could beat Trump in 2020

Welcome to That’s the Ticket! In this series, we will speculate about presidential tickets that might (or might not!) wind up competing in the demolition derby for the White House in 2020. The goal here is to have a little fun (politics [...]

In 5-4 ruling, Supreme Court sides with Trump administration on travel ban

The Supreme Court upheld the latest version of President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the U.S. by people from several Muslim-majority countries, in a ruling Tuesday that hands the White House a victory on one of its most controversial [...]

Mitch McConnell gloats after Supreme Court undercuts public sector unions in final decision

When the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, decided to uphold President Donald Trump’s revised ban on travelers from several majority Muslim nations on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s team tweeted an image [...]

Populist candidate Andres Manuel López Obrador elected president of Mexico in landslide

Mexico has a new leader after the populist candidate Andres Manuel López Obrador won a landslide victory in Sunday’s presidential election. The former mayor of Mexico City easily outpaced his two main rivals, securing more than 53 [...]

Only “positive coverage” allowed: Melania Trump is making money off of her press photos

First lady Melania Trump reportedly earned at least $ 100,000 in royalties from Getty Images in 2017 for the use of images that, under a licensing agreement, could only be used in “positive coverage,” NBC News reports. NBC News, [...]

Cynthia Nixon declares herself a “democratic socialist”: “Count me in”

Actress-turned-candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon announced on Tuesday that she’s running as a “democratic socialist.” “Yes. Some more establishment, corporate Democrats get very scared by this term but if democratic [...]