Tag: Politics

Congressman Shot as Gunman Opens Fire on GOP Gathering

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, a Republican representative from Louisiana, was among those shot and injured when a gunman opened fire at a congressional baseball practice at a YMCA facility in Alexandria, Virginia. At least…

Rachel Maddow: The Rolling Stone Interview

Rachel Maddow appears on the most recent cover of Rolling Stone. Mark Seliger for Rolling Stone Rachel Maddow sprints onto the set of The Rachel Maddow Show, brain on fire, and slides into her chair….

Watch Livestream of Jeff Sessions’ Testimony on Russia

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify Tuesday afternoon in an open hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee with regard to the Trump-Russia investigation. The Sessions hearing, which is slated to begin at 2:30 p.m. ET,…

Of Course Republicans Are Passing Trumpcare in Secret

There’s one thing we know for certain about the health care bill a select group of Republican senators and their staffs are working feverishly to write: It will result in millions of Americans losing their…

Goodbye, and Good Riddance, to Centrism

Last week, after yet another week of anti-establishment upheavals in Europe, former Bush speechwriter and current Atlantic senior editor David Frum tweeted in despair: “I think we need a word to describe people broadly satisfied…

Jeff Sessions to Testify on Russia Amid Questions About Recusal

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, where he is expected to face a fresh round of questions about his contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Sessions was initially…

Can Democrats Fix the Party?

Illustration by Victor Juhasz The Obama years sparked a Washington renaissance, transforming the District of Columbia from a jumble of wealth and blight into a gilded capital, one frankly worthy of heartland resentment. Glassy condos…