Thursday, October 24, 2019
Salvation Army Empire State Division / Flickr We are excited to have Rep...

Republican lawmaker: The deep state is sabotaging Ben Carson with expensive furniture

Ben Carson has offered several explanations for how a $31,000 dining set came to be ordered for his office at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, but Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY) has her own theory: the deep state did it. An actual member...
The New England Council / Flickr August 7 2014 Sen Susan Collins...

Spare us your ‘disappointment,’ Susan Collins. You were willing to sell women out to...

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) finds it "extremely disappointing that Speaker Ryan chose not to include our health insurance legislation in the government funding bill due to opposition from Leader Pelosi." That would be the health insurance legislation she...
Michael Vadon / Flickr John R Bolton at CPAC 2017...

Bizarre video surfaces of Trump ally promoting a Kremlin-linked Russian gun rights group

John Bolton was one of the worst elements of the George W. Bush administration. The former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations continually pressed for war in Iraq and has been strongly pressing for war in both Iran and North Korea. Hell, he even...
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If Nancy Pelosi is a problem for Democrats, it’s because Republicans are good at...

Nancy Pelosi is the best legislative leader of her generation, at least. Yet she is widely seen as being at least as much of a burden to her party as she is an asset, even as her male counterparts ...
don / Flickr DonJohnstonLC nytimesworld There are curious discrepancies...

Paul Manafort swings for the fences—tries to end Manafort’s investigation in court

Paul Manafort isn’t just trying to get out of several years worth of money-laundering and fraud, he’s doing his part to end the entire Mueller investigation. The argument put forward by his legal team is that the whole idea of a special counsel...
Center for a New American Security / Flickr Senator Bob Corker...

Senator Bob Corker admits what we’ve known all along: For Republicans, it’s Party over...

With Donald Trump escalating his attacks against Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Republican senators are being asked why they refuse to support legislation that would prevent Trump from firing him. Most peddle laughable comments about being sure that...
DonkeyHotey / Flickr Kris Kobach Caricature...

Kris Kobach’s Epic FAIL

The daily Trumpster fires are sucking all of the oxygen out of the news alerts, so the Kris Kobach trial in Kansas is getting almost no attention, which is sad, because it is some of the best reading of the month.  KCUR has a great feature on their...
DonkeyHotey / Flickr David Koch amp Charles Koch The...

An unlikely ally to Dreamers: The Kochs

Campaign Action It seems less and less likely that a border wall/Dream Act deal will be made in the omnibus spending bill negotiations continuing Tuesday ahead of a potential government shutdown Friday at midnight. The Trump administration has...
Hagmann Report / Flickr REPORT Robert Mueller Was FBI Director...

Could Bannon, Sessions, Erik Prince,and the Mercers be Brought Down With Trump? Tuesday’s Good...

Russia Russia Russia FEC probes whether NRA got illegal Russian donations The Federal Election Commission has launched a preliminary investigation into whether Russian entities gave illegal contributions to the National Rifle Association that...
Karl Stoll / Flickr Trump Hellraiser...

Top Republicans are sending Trump a message on Mueller: Do what you want, we...

Donald Trump is working himself up into the kind of tantrum that generally ends with him firing someone. The someone is special counsel Robert Mueller, who he targeted by name in tweets over the weekend. And congressional Republicans are sitting back,...

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