Politics

Meet Trey Gowdy, GOP Benghazi Attack Dog

Watch his YouTube videos and you'll understand why John Boehner picked him to lead the Benghazi select committee.

What a Real Propaganda Campaign Looks Like

As the Republicans' scandal calliope winds up, this is as good a time as any to remind ourselves of what happened just a little over a decade ago, even as memories fade.

The Bitter Truth about the Settlements

How can talks succeed when, throughout the negotiations, Israel is building on the very land that would comprise a Palestinian state?

The Difference Between Liberal Justices and Conservative Justices

Both kinds of justices take into account whether they're sympathetic to the plaintiff, not just what the Constitution demands. But a new study shows "in-group bias" much more in evidence among the conservatives.

Why Democrats Need to Forget About "Reaching Out"

The time for that will come—but it's not now.

Cities Fill Global Void Left by Trump

American cities strive to maintain longstanding international ties in a bid to stave off the effects of the White House’s scorched-earth policies.

Puzder’s Out, But Acosta Raises Questions

Trump’s new, more-traditional labor secretary nominee is still a hardline conservative—and labor advocates have questions. 

Huge Demonstrations, Huge (Low-Dollar) Donations

The massive outpouring of anti-Trump protests has been matched by record contributions to progressive and Democratic groups.

Jeb Hensarling: Trickle Downer of the Week

Wall Street’s favorite congressman wants to gut consumer protections. 

What Does Flynn Know About Trump?

If craven congressional leaders have their way, the nation will never know.

An Illegitimate Presidency

Eventually, the full truth will come out, and we will be rid of Trump. 

Beyond Resistance: How Democrats Can Win Back Working Families

To counter Donald Trump, Democrats must go beyond opposition to deliver policies that materially improve the lives of working families. 

Will Puzder Be the First to Fall?

Inside the battle to resist Trump’s ‘Anti-Labor Secretary’ nominee.

Photos from the Moral March on Raleigh

Thousands in North Carolina protested both state policy and the Trump administration.

Be Grateful That He's Not Subtle About It

I live in a country where democracy is fading. Trump's all-out assault makes it easier for Americans to sustain resistance.

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