Meghan Markle Doesn’t Want Trump At Her Wedding

Meghan Markle Doesn’t Want Trump At Her Wedding

Donald Trump may not be going to the royal wedding after all. According to Trump, he hasn’t received an invitation to the May nuptials for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. (Maybe it got lost in the mail?) In an interview...
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How GOP Senators Will Try to Repeal Obamacare in the Coming Days

How GOP Senators Will Try to Repeal Obamacare in the Coming Days

On Tuesday afternoon, a majority of Republicans in the Senate narrowly voted to open debate on legislation that will either repeal, repeal and replace, or repeal some aspects – though it’s unclear which ones – of the Affordable Care Act....
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Trump Takes His Contempt for the Law to New Heights

Trump Takes His Contempt for the Law to New Heights

Donald Trump gave a wide-ranging and revealing interview to The New York Times on Wednesday. In it, he claimed to be entitled to halt any law enforcement investigation, and was astonishingly candid about his disrespect for the Justice Department and the...
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Sean Spicer Spins Out

Sean Spicer Spins Out

Let’s take a moment to feel sorry for erstwhile White House press secretary Sean Spicer. (But just a moment.) Once a pillar of Washington’s Republican establishment, a good ol’ boy well liked by GOP insiders and the cynical Washington press.....
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Republicans Have No Idea Which Health Care Bill They're Voting On

Republicans Have No Idea Which Health Care Bill They're Voting On

The Senate is slated to vote on a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s health care system early next week. There’s just one hitch: No one knows what they’re actually voting on. When reporters asked the Senate’s number-two Republican, John ...
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Congressional Republicans Go to War With Themselves Over Health Care

Congressional Republicans Go to War With Themselves Over Health Care

Senate Republicans are in open warfare with each other after the failure of numerous attempts to keep the party’s promise of repealing and replacing Obamacare. As of Tuesday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was still vowing to move ahead...
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Why Republicans Want the 2020 Census to Fail

Why Republicans Want the 2020 Census to Fail

The writers of Article I Sec. 2 of the Constitution, which mandates a census every ten years, did not have satellite analysis and probabilistic sampling in mind. Neither did they imagine a United States with more than 325 million people spread...
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Russiagate and the Magnitsky Affair, Linked Again

Russiagate and the Magnitsky Affair, Linked Again

When I first read the explosive New York Times story about Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with “Kremlin-linked lawyer” Natalia Veselnitskaya, I had multiple reactions. The first was amazement at Junior’s sheer stupidity (responding affirmat...
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Kid Rock's Politics: Everything You Need to Know

Kid Rock's Politics: Everything You Need to Know

Republican rocker Kid Rock coyly teased a run for the United States Senate on his social media this week. Though his formal candidacy is uncertain, in the age of a Trump presidency, officials – including Senator Elizabeth Warren – are taking...
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Mitch McConnell's Precarious Health Care Balancing Act

Mitch McConnell's Precarious Health Care Balancing Act

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday he was delaying a scheduled congressional recess by two weeks – the legislative equivalent of locking his conference in a room and telling them no one is leaving until this Obamacare repeal thing...
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