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Rep. Ted Lieu: Impeachment is coming, and so is a Democratic president

Donald Trump recently called “impeachment” a “dirty, filthy, disgusting word,” but his continued stonewalling of legitimate congressional oversight requests are moving more and more House Democrats to embrace that “filthy” [...]

Conservatives learn the wrong lesson from GOP defeat in Virginia

If the reaction from prominent right-wing media figures is any indication, conservatives are having a very hard time coping with the resounding loss of Republican candidate Ed Gillespie in the Virginia gubernatorial election on Tuesday. We [...]

Kansas is embracing an entirely unique brand of secrecy

In recent years, Kansas has become effectively a single-party state where the GOP has ruled the roost. The state’s prolonged experiment in slashing taxes dramatically in the hopes that doing so would yield massive economic growth [...]

Presidential historian Gil Troy: Donald Trump has committed “a crime against the American people”

Donald Trump is president of the United States by title and law. He is not president of all Americans. Trump cares only about his voters and the most enthusiastic part of his “base.” He is a political cult leader. Nothing [...]

Meghan McCain accuses adult star Stormy Daniels of “publicity stunt” on “The View”

After showing up at a federal court hearing for Michael Cohen, the disgraced personal attorney for President Donald Trump who recently found himself the subject of a raid by federal prosecutors at the behest of special counsel Robert [...]

Sessions: US to continue use of privately run prisons

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has signaled his support for the federal government’s use of private prisons, rescinding a memo meant to phase out their use. Sessions issued a new memo Thursday replacing one issued [...]

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 [...]