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Sen. Kaine condemns 'unacceptable' expanded U.S. mission in Syria

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:46:48 -0500

Sen. Tim Kaine warned that the expanded mandate outlined by Rex Tillerson was “unacceptable” absent a vote in Congress.....
The resistance is organized and ready in district where Trump is visiting

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:00:38 -0500

Democrats, especially women, have been organizing ever since last year’s election. And they think they have a chance to take the seat in this heavily Republican district.....
Prototypes for Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:26:22 -0500

“The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it,” the president tweeted. Here's a look at prototypes constructed in Otay Mesa in San Diego, Calif.....
Price hike would make national parks look like 'exclusive club,' resigning NPS board member says

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:59:42 -0500

Nearly every member of the National Park Service advisory board resigned out of frustration that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has not consulted with them over any decisions about the nation’s natural....
Activists protest against Trump's immigration policies

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:48:37 -0500

Protesters around the country marched in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs.....
'The Wall is the Wall': Trump defends border plan after Kelly suggests it has 'changed'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:51:44 -0500

The mixed signals from Trump and his chief of staff come as Congress is attempting to pass a short-term spending bill that would avert a government shutdown.....
A free-for-all destroyed the Republican Party. Could Democrats be next?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:45 -0500

Lesson from the GOP in 2016: When a field of candidates is divided 20 different ways, the one who makes a loud, emotional or even outrageous appeal can incite enough of a disenchanted plurality to win....
Dreamers see their shot at legalization, despite obstacles that remain

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:25:09 -0500

Hoping for the passage of a DREAM Act, immigration activists stage protests at the offices of members of Congress.....
Bipartisan bill tells Russia hands off U.S. elections, Sen. Van Hollen says

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:56:22 -0500

Sen. Chris Van Hollen detailed how a new bipartisan bill aims to deter Moscow by imposing punishing sanctions in retaliation for future election meddling.....
Can Jeff Flake turn the tide in the Republican war on the media?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:18:10 -0500

President Trump has waged war on the media, to the delight of his base and with the unspoken – or explicit – support of his party. Now, on the floor of the Senate, one Republican, Jeff Flake of Arizon....
Eric Trump: 'My father sees one color — green'

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:09:11 -0500

Eric Trump on Wednesday dismissed the backlash over President Trump’s caustic comments on immigration that have led some members of the media to label his father a racist.....
In Tanzania, mothers learn how to teach the facts of life

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:42:25 -0500

Kuwa Mjanja, a program in Dar es Salaam, the capital of Tanzania, works with mothers and their daughters to encourage them to consider the consequences of teen pregnancy.....
Trump's language on immigrants provokes a backlash in the pulpits

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:00:10 -0500

Many Christian pastors and educators were deeply troubled President Trump’s demeaning language about some foreign countries — less because of the vulgar language he used than the racist views it impli....
Doctor gives Trump a clean bill of health, physical and mental

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:35:47 -0500

President Trump needs to lose 10-15 pounds but is generally in excellent health and has no problems “whatsoever” with his mental ability, his official military doctor said Tuesday. Dr. Ronny Jackson p....
Trump's meeting with Kazakhstan president raises questions about human rights and business ties

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:52:59 -0500

President Trump proclaimed Tuesday “Religious Freedom Day,” but he spent the afternoon meeting with an authoritarian who has been accused of conducting a brutal campaign of repression against religiou....
DHS secretary defends Trump amid immigration firestorm: 'We'd like to have people with skills'

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:08:37 -0500

Kirstjen Nielsen got into heated exchanges over the president’s comments about Haiti and African countries while testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee.....
Report: Porn star said she had yearlong affair with Trump in 2006

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:29:58 -0500

Stormy Daniels, the adult film actress who was reportedly paid $130,000 by Trump’s lawyer to stay silent, told Slate in 2016 that she carried on an almost yearlong sexual relationship with Trump a dec....
Activists hold Martin Luther King Jr. Day marches

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:56:06 -0500

Across the country, activists, politicians and citizens alike reacted to recent comments made by President Trump during a meeting on immigration that seemed to denigrate Haiti and African nations.....
Martin Luther King Jr.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:00:51 -0500

King was a Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and civil rights leader who practiced peaceful, nonviolent civil disobedience to protest racial inequality. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace....
Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Trump and Kim should talk after false alarm

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:47:57 -0500

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un should enter negotiations before another mistake leads to accidental nuclear war.....
Georgia senator now says Trump 'did not use that word'

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 11:08:07 -0500

Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., said that President Trump never used crass language referring to Haiti and African nations during a closed-door meeting earlier this week.....
The Nordic track (channeling President Trump)

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:22:41 -0500

What's so great about Norway, anyway?....
Trump not racist 'in the traditional sense,' says MLK's nephew at White House

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:53:20 -0500

After appearing alongside President Trump at a White House event honoring Martin Luther King Jr. on Friday, Isaac Newton Farris Jr., nephew of the late civil rights leader, said he does not believe th....
Klansman Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in the 1964 slayings of 3 civil rights workers, is dead: A look back

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:39:52 -0500

Klansman Edgar Ray Killen, convicted decades later in the 1964 slayings of civil rights workers James Chaney, Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman, has died in prison at the age of 92. Here's a l....
President Trump disputes reports of remarks on Haiti

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:29:29 -0500

President Trump is disputing multiple reports that he made disparaging remarks about countries during an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers on U.S. immigration policy.....
Activists protest against Trump's immigration policies

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:01:05 -0500

Immigration activists, clergy members and others participate in a protests against President Donald Trump's immigration policies.....
Trump's 'Year One' ignites on the cover of Time

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 13:45:54 -0500

Time magazine is set to publish a cover that it says depicts Donald Trump's first year in office and the White House response to Michael Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury.”....
Kellyanne Conway: We're forced to talk about Hillary, whom we never mention

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:28:15 -0500

Kellyanne Conway, refuting the claim that the White House is "obsessed" with Hillary Clinton, said on “Fox & Friends”: “The fact is, we only have to talk about her because people won’t let g....
New York's Donald J. Trump State Park: A story of abandonment and decay

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 06:18:51 -0500

Signs for Donald J. Trump State Park are still visible on Taconic State Parkway in New York, even though the park is overrun with weeds and brambles. A subject of local debate and some controversy, th....
He's reckless and uninformed. But that doesn't make Trump crazy.

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:00:28 -0500

There are said to be whispers that Trump is suffering from early stages of dementia. But no one’s shown me any evidence that he is anything other than a 71-year-old guy who never focused all that well....
With key GOPers retiring, could Orange County lead the way to a Democratic wave?

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 19:04:09 -0500

Two veteran GOP congressmen representing California’s Orange County, Darrell Issa and Ed Royce, just announced their retirements, a hopeful sign for Democrats. But can they capitalize on it to flip th....
Obama reports no gifts from Putin in 2016 — sad!

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:23:46 -0500

The State Department published its annual list of foreign leaders who made gifts to American officials, including President Barack Obama. Vladimir Putin wasn’t on it. Neither was Kim Jong Un.....
Trump calls interview with special counsel 'unlikely'

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:27:25 -0500

Amid reports that special counsel Robert Mueller will soon seek to question President Trump as part of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, Trump on Wednesday....
As Florida evades Trump drilling plan, California and other coastal states ask, ‘What about us?’

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:00:07 -0500

Coastal communities that oppose President Trump’s expansion of offshore oil and gas drilling are questioning why Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke made an exception for Florida’s waters but not their own.....
Trump slams 'Sneaky' Dianne Feinstein for releasing testimony in Russian dossier probe

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:35:01 -0500

The president also said that “Republicans should finally take control” of the Russia investigation.....
Trump denies he’s considering ‘bloody nose’ strike on North Korea

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:06:47 -0500

President Trump told his South Korean counterpart by telephone that he is not considering a so-called bloody nose military strike on North Korea.....
Bannon out at Breitbart

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 16:56:57 -0500

Right-wing firebrand Steve Bannon’s rapid fall from grace continued Tuesday as he was removed from his post at the head of the Breitbart News media organization.....
Oprah and Trump go way, way back together. Here’s proof.

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:43:40 -0500

If Oprah Winfrey runs for president, expect to see a continuous loop of clips from Donald Trump’s numerous appearances on her daytime talk show — and never-ending analysis of Trump’s long public frien....
Oprah 'intrigued' by presidential run, Gayle King says

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:09:09 -0500

On “CBS This Morning,” a close friend of Oprah Winfrey's said the TV icon didn’t intend for her Golden Globes speech to launch a political campaign. Instead, Oprah wanted to empower the campaign ....
With Bannon exiled by Trump, what happens to the candidates he backed?

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 05:00:18 -0500

Steve Bannon hoped to parlay Trump’s victory in 2016 into a nationwide insurgency against the Republican establishment, backing a slate of primary challengers to sitting senators. But his guerrilla ca....
White House suggests there isn't 'any way back' for Steve Bannon

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 17:39:12 -0500

Deputy White House press secretary Hogan Gidley slammed the door on former strategist Steve Bannon amid controversy over a new book, "Fire & Fury," about President Trump's administratio....
NBC deletes tweet welcoming 'OUR future president' Oprah

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 11:40:13 -0500

In a statement released Monday, the network said a tweet about "'OUR future president' Oprah" was “in reference to a joke made during the monologue and not meant to be a political ....
Lessons from 'Fire and Fury': In Trump's White House, flattery will get you everywhere

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 14:13:37 -0500

Does President Trump see through the fawning of subordinates? To judge from Michael Wolff’s new book, he doesn’t see through it at all. Trump’s susceptibility to flattery is one of the running themes ....
Stephen Miller calls Steve Bannon's comments 'out of touch with reality' and 'vindictive'

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 13:14:46 -0500

In a CNN appearance Sunday, Stephen Miller, President Trump’s senior policy adviser, was upset with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s grotesque comments about the Trump administration....
'I literally knocked on the door': Michael Wolff explains White House access

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 11:21:55 -0500

“Fire and Fury” author Michael Wolff said it wasn’t particularly hard to get into the West Wing to gather information for his provocative book. All he had to do, he said, was knock on the door.....
Trump: I'm a 'very stable genius'

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 08:52:10 -0500

President Trump, pushing back on a new book by Michael Wolff, says he's not only smart but also a genius.....
Cory Booker says Jeff Sessions's 'obsession with marijuana' puts him 'on the wrong side of history'

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 11:43:48 -0500

The New Jersey senator says the AG's decision to end the government's hands-off policy on marijuana could lead to increased support for legalization in Congress.....
White House calls it 'laughable' to question Trump's mental fitness

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 16:21:05 -0500

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday that it's “disgraceful and laughable” to question President Trump’s mental fitness.....
Sessions crackdown on pot could make life harder for Republicans in November

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 12:35:00 -0500

A crackdown is unlikely to be popular with the solid majority — 64 percent — of Americans who support pot legalization. ....
Republican Sen. Gardner torches Sessions over pot reversal

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 11:29:56 -0500

The Colorado senator says Attorney General Jeff Sessions had personally promised him prior to his confirmation that he wouldn't take steps to tighten enforcement of federal pot laws.....