Politics

Senator begs Trump not to let nuclear security agency continue without bosses

The agency has not gone without a security chief in its 16 years of existence.
By: Jamie Peck / January 18, 2017

President Obama: Free press is ‘essential’ to our democracy

"America needs you and democracy needs you," the president told reporters at his final presser.
By: Drew Salisbury / January 18, 2017

Bernie Sanders, who would have won, calls out HHS nominee Tom Price on healthcare

Price offered bullshit deflections, but it was hard to hear him over the sound of that sizzling truth-burn.
By: Jamie Peck / January 18, 2017

Al Franken, when told his questions went a minute over: ‘The Benghazi hearing was 11 hours’

Franken has been hammering Trump's cabinet appointees.
By: Drew Salisbury / January 18, 2017

Donald Trump has already decided on a campaign slogan for 2020

Nice to know he's prioritizing the important stuff.
By: Jamie Peck / January 18, 2017

Women’s March was just kidding about supporting the sex workers’ rights movement

Way to stab your fellow women in the back.
By: Jamie Peck / January 17, 2017

Outgoing CIA head blasts Trump: Tell families of dead officers they’re ‘akin to Nazis’

Trump needs to learn to do something besides "talking and tweeting," he said.
By: Drew Salisbury / January 17, 2017

Congressman explains why he’s attending the Women’s March and not Trump’s inauguration

Luis Gutierrez wants you to know that this isn't simply the case of some bitter Democrat.
By: Sophie Saint Thomas / January 12, 2017

13 Democrats vote against Sanders amendment to lower prescription drug prices

Prescription drugs will remain prohibitively expensive for many.
By: Jamie Peck / January 12, 2017

Ben Carson can’t promise HUD funds won’t be used to benefit Trump Organization

For his part, he did say, "It will not be my intention to do anything to benefit *any* American."
By: Drew Salisbury / January 12, 2017

Senate Republicans vote to defund Affordable Care Act without a replacement

Without anything to take its place, millions of Americans will lose their coverage.
By: Drew Salisbury / January 12, 2017

Rex Tillerson not necessarily opposed to creating a national registry of Muslims

He just needs more information on it.
By: Jamie Peck / January 11, 2017
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