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In his new memoir, the former vice president suggests he could have won in 2016. Does that mean he should run in 2020? [Read More]
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Late Thursday night, President Trump tweeted about a now-famous photograph of Al Franken reaching toward a sleeping woman's breasts, and suggested that Franken may have... [Read More]
The departure of Janet Yellen underscores the homogeneity of the governing class under Donald Trump. [Read More]
The 2016 National Book Awards, which took place days after Donald Trump was elected president, were defiant, if a bit mournful. They were also very... [Read More]
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Over the last few weeks, Republicans have attempted to breathe new life into the Hillary Clinton-Uranium One story in an attempt to claim that Democrats... [Read More]
While all eyes were on Jeff Sessions on Tuesday as he testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on the Trump campaign's connections to the Kremlin,... [Read More]
On October 14, 2016, as talk of Russian interference in the election was heating up, Mike Pence dismissed the growing controversy. Asked by Fox News's... [Read More]
In early 2015, Donald Trump, then a mere private citizen, decried the casting of women in the lead roles of a Ghostbusters reboot. "And now... [Read More]
Like many beleaguered and unpopular presidents before him, Trump has come to like foreign trips and the pomp, flattery, and distraction they bring. And, despite... [Read More]
The disgraced Senate candidate hasn't quite lost the support of his political soulmate Donald Trump, who himself survived allegations of sexual harassment and assault to... [Read More]
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The Democratic Party's wins across the country yesterday weren't just a repudiation of President Donald Trump's regressive agenda, but an endorsement of progressive climate policy.Ralph... [Read More]
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On Tuesday, the president took time out of his busy trip to Asia—whose itinerary included making rambling speeches about North Korea and looking at things—to... [Read More]
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Six months ago, during Virginia's gubernatorial Democratic primary, many—myself very much included—worried that Northam, the state's mild-mannered, moderate lieutenant governor, was out of step in... [Read More]
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As the walls of the Mueller investigation have slowly closed in, President Trump has shown an increasing willingness to entertain wild theories about who hacked... [Read More]
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We've reached a point in America where there are subcategories of mass shootings. The massacre at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, which left 26... [Read More]
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As soon as Politico published an explosive excerpt from Democratic strategist Donna Brazile's new book, in which she alleges that Hillary Clinton "rigged" the 2016... [Read More]
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Republicans have been pushing their latest attempt to get something done in the first year of Donald Trump's term as "tax reform" or, reportedly at... [Read More]
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An excerpt from Brazile's upcoming book, Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns that Put Donald Trump in the White House, partly confirms... [Read More]
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Donald Trump promised on the campaign trail to push for a "total and complete shutdown" of Muslims entering the country "until our country's representatives can... [Read More]
The indictments of Paul Manafort, Rick Gates, and George Papadopoulos have completely undermined Trump's "no collusion" defense. It's now clear that Papadopoulos, one of five... [Read More]