As election season kicks off, Democrats look to an ever-widening field to heal their Trump trauma

As election season kicks off, Democrats look to an ever-widening field to heal their Trump trauma

CLEVELAND, OH — Everett Prewitt, a 76-year-old real estate consultant and novelist, pushed aside the remains of his oatmeal-and-coffee breakfast at a suburban diner, the better to clear some space on the table to freely express his thoughts at the dawn of a...
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Meet the Russian theologian who offered to organize millions of votes for Trump

Meet the Russian theologian who offered to organize millions of votes for Trump

In mid-2016, Mikhail Morgulis, a Soviet-born theologian now living in Florida, offered to organize millions of votes among America’s Russian-speaking community for then-candidate Donald Trump. In his efforts, Morgulis pitched the idea directly to Sergei ...
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Seven MPs leave the U.K.’s Labour party, citing anti-Semitism

Seven MPs leave the U.K.’s Labour party, citing anti-Semitism

Seven members of the United Kingdom’s left-wing Labour party have announced that they are leaving the party, owing, they said, to widespread anti-Semitic sentiment within the party. One of the departing MPs, Luciana Berger, told reporters that she coul...
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As border state lawmakers fret over Trump’s emergency declaration, Congress prepares response

As border state lawmakers fret over Trump’s emergency declaration, Congress prepares response

Days after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency in order to secure the border-wall funding that Congress had decline to provide, stakeholders in border states are expressing their misgivings about the president’s plan — and Congress...
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Maine Gov. Paul LePage ran up a $22,000 bill staying at the Trump hotel in Washington, DC

Maine Gov. Paul LePage ran up a $22,000 bill staying at the Trump hotel in Washington, DC

How much taxpayer money can a governor and his staff spend on luxury hotel stays in just two years? For former Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R), the number is at least $22,000 — all spent on more than 40 rooms...
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New report says Syrian civilians have been hit with over 330 chemical attacks

New report says Syrian civilians have been hit with over 330 chemical attacks

At least least 336 chemical attacks, including sarin, chlorine gas, sulfur, and mustard gas have taken place in Syria since the start of that country’s civil war in 2011, according to a report released on Sunday by the Global Public Policy Institute......
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Rubio goes to Venezuela’s border, making demands and issuing threats

Rubio goes to Venezuela’s border, making demands and issuing threats

This weekend, the people of Venezuela, whose country is mired and a major political turmoil that has thrown their economy into free fall and jeopardized their once-stable country got exactly what they needed: A couple of Florida lawmakers using their...
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3,000 Oakland teachers to strike this week as education protests continue to sweep the U.S.

3,000 Oakland teachers to strike this week as education protests continue to sweep the U.S.

Three thousand teachers from the Oakland Unified School District in Oakland, California are going on strike this coming Thursday. The teachers’ union has been working without a contract since July 2017. They’re calling for higher wages and a greate...
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Trump claims tariffs brought China to its knees. His trade war is hurting Midwest farmers instead.

Trump claims tariffs brought China to its knees. His trade war is hurting Midwest farmers instead.

President Donald Trump bragged on Sunday morning that “big progress” was being made with China on trade, even as U.S. farmers say they are suffering tremendously as a result of the tariffs he imposed against Beijing. “Important meetings and c...
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Here’s why Trump’s move to declare a state of emergency is unconstitutional

Here’s why Trump’s move to declare a state of emergency is unconstitutional

President Donald Trump’s move to declare a state of emergency is unconstitutional because lawmakers have repeatedly rejected funding for the very project Trump intends to use emergency funds to complete, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) explained on CNN Sunday mo...
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