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Super PACs take brash new steps to hide their donors

Mere days after it sprang to life in a burst of paperwork, the new super PAC Red and Gold spent nearly $ 1 million attacking Rep. Martha McSally, a battleground GOP Senate candidate favored by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. [...]
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Kochs blow up their détente with Trump

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch’s top deputies kicked off a weekend summit with donors by summoning more than a dozen reporters to a conference room to watch a video warning that economic protectionism [...]
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U.K. Courts Reduce Their Role in Ending Life Support

3 weeks ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Britain’s Supreme Court ruled that if the family and doctors agree, they do not need a court’s permission to let a patient in a persistent vegetative state die. Source: NYT > World
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Soccer Players and Their Coach Are on the Mend, Thailand Says

1 month ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] “They took care of each other well in the cave,” a public health official said of the 12 boys and their coach, a day after the last of them were rescued. Source: NYT > World
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Thai Cave Live Updates: 3 Rescued, Last Boy and Coach on Their Way

1 month ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The latest developments about the boys who, along with their soccer coach, have been trapped for weeks in a vast, flooded cave. Source: NYT > World
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Cairo Dispatch: Foreign Belly Dancers? Egyptians Shake Their Heads (and Hips)

1 month ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The arrest of a Russian belly dancer exposed simmering tensions in Cairo’s belly-dancing scene. Critics say foreigners are sullying an ancient art form. Many Egyptians love them. Source: NYT [...]
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In Thailand Cave Rescue, 12 Boys and Their Soccer Coach Are Found Alive

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The boys and their soccer coach had been trapped for nine days by rising floodwaters. Their condition is unclear. Source: NYT > World
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Let’s go kick their f’g asses

2 months ago | 0 comment
Donald Trump is set to steal his second US Supreme Court seat from the Democrats, and we’re mad as hell and taking no prisoners. That’s the topic of today’s (definitely not safe for the kids) podcast. Cliff and I discuss just how f’d [...]
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Where Danes Butt Heads (Politely) With Their Leaders

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] For four days in June, leaders, chief executives and ordinary Danes flock to a remote island in the Baltic Sea to hash out issues profound and personal at Folkemodet, a political festival. Source: [...]
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POLITICO Playbook: House punts immigration vote, as administration says 500 kids were reunited with their parents in May

2 months ago | 0 comment
During a weekly news conference Thursday, Speaker Paul Ryan talks about the difficulties House Republicans have to pass an immigration bill that will make it through a Senate filibuster. [...]