Category: Politics

Watch Paul Ryan Discuss Pulled Trumpcare Bill

Moments before the House of Representatives was scheduled to vote on the widely reviled Republican health care plan Friday afternoon, the vote was abruptly called off amid fears of landslide defeat. In the end, President…

Kremlingate Creeps Closer to Trump

The noose of Kremlingate is tightening – and the scandal increasingly appears to tie Trump associates to a Russian campaign to subvert American democracy. The FBI is now weighing evidence that Trump associates communicated –…

Trump’s Policies Show How Racial Division Benefits the Rich

Since the introduction of the American Health Care Act and Trump’s draconian budget proposal, there’s been a rash of reporting and analysis on how Trump’s policies will be particularly harmful for Trump voters. The tax credits to…

Trump SEC Pick Jay Clayton Connected to Mysterious Firm

Jay Clayton, Donald Trump’s choice to head the SEC, is slated to appear before the Senate Banking Committee Thursday. In that hearing, he may be asked about some pointed questions about his personal holdings. Clayton…

How Politicians Force Doctors to Lie to Women

On Tuesday, the Texas Senate advanced a bill that would enable doctors to lie to pregnant patients about fetal deformities in order to coercively dissuade them from choosing to have an abortion. Specifically, SB 25 eliminates…

Notes From the House Select Intelligence Hearing on Russia

The hearing on Russia’s involvement with the American electoral process began with an army of reporters swarming ’round the committee heads: Republican chair Devin Nunes of the Fresno area, and Democrat and ranking member Adam…