After they successfully nuked a GOP border proposal Wednesday, conservative Republicans are demanding that protections against deportation be undone before they’ll allocate funds for the crisis.
Continue reading Republicans Stumble Toward a Border Bill
A House hearing shows that the federal government doesn’t know much of anything about Americans getting high behind the wheel.
Continue reading Congress Harshes Stoned Drivers’ Mellow
In a huge embarrassment for the Republican leadership, the House has withdrawn a bill that would deal with the southern border crisis.
Continue reading The GOP’s Big Border Bill Fail
With some House Republicans gunning for impeachment, their leadership is trying for a less ruinous way to punish the president—a lawsuit that passed along party lines Wednesday.
Continue reading Can’t Impeach Obama? Let’s Just Sue Him!
Supporters of conspiracy peddler Alex Jones are FURIOUS that I dared to note his dismissal of the Apollo 11 mission. Talk about a lunatic fringe.
Continue reading When Moon Truthers Attack
Once named the most influential rabbi in America, David Saperstein has forged strong bonds with America’s religious groups—who are thrilled to see him nominated as Obama’s ambassador for religious freedom.
Continue reading Meet Obama’s New Rabbi
The Tea Party favorite loves to needle Team Obama. But in an interview, Cruz also reveals a new kind of conservative foreign policy: American exceptionalism without the nation building.
Continue reading Ted Cruz Is Running for Troll in Chief
We need to a better job of explaining that women use birth control for much more than delaying or avoiding motherhood.
Continue reading The Pill Is More Than Birth Control
Sure, the whole deal almost fell apart and took weeks longer than expected, but Bernie Sanders and Jeff Miller have come up with a $17 billion bill—and it’s expected to pass this week.
Continue reading It’s a Miracle! Congress Will Reform VA
Joni Ernst, the Republican nominee in Iowa, doesn’t want “federal legislators” to pass laws that “states are considering nullifying,” like Obamacare.
Continue reading GOP Candidate: States Can Nullify Laws
How has the Moral Monday movement attracted whites and even some Republicans? By establishing a moral, rather than partisan, narrative.
Continue reading Why ‘Moral Mondays’ Matter
Soon the world will be able to read the Senate report on CIA interrogation techniques after 9/11 that caused a war between the CIA and the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Continue reading CIA Torture Report Coming Soon
Jody Hice isn’t fond of gays, Muslims, or women. He’s also on his way to becoming Georgia’s next Republican congressman. So maybe it’s time to expand his worldview.
Continue reading The Republican Party’s Next Top Bigot
A court’s heartless decision Tuesday would strip people of health insurance thanks to a smudge in the law. It’s possible the Supreme Court could agree.
Continue reading Could a Typo Kill Obamacare?
She’d leave the decision to states, though many activists—and a growing number of Americans—view it as a constitutional right. Can she keep everyone on board for 2016?
Continue reading Hillary’s Gay-Marriage Divide
Wouldn’t you like to know how much sugar the food industry is adding to the food you buy? The FDA thinks so, and is proposing a label change—but Big Sugar is battling back.
Continue reading The Food Fight Over Labeling Added Sugar
From Bin Laden skepticism to forecasting Sonia Sotomayor’s rise to the Supreme Court, the Clinton Presidential Library’s latest trove of release documents sheds new light on the inner workings of the Clinton White House.
Continue reading 5 Biggest Reveals From Clinton Doc Dump
The infamous Republican keeps defending the term “legitimate rape,” says some staffers were born from rape, and calls Bill Clinton a rapist.
Continue reading Todd Akin Talks Rape, Rape, Rape
Why does the former veep keep saying unhinged things—as he did Monday about Iraq? Because he believes them. And Rand Paul notwithstanding, most GOP insiders believe them, too.
Continue reading Cheney’s Awfulness Is Here to Stay