FEC Chair: Didn’t Think I’d Need To Clarify, But Taking Foreign Dirt Is 100%...

The chair of the Federal Election Commission took a transparent swipe at President Trump on Thursday evening when she posted a statement outlining the illegality of accepting anything of value from a foreign national...

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz suspends 2020 bid

Starbucks billionaire Howard Schultz suspended his longshot presidential campaign on Wednesday — saying he had a sore back and needed time to get better. Schultz told campaign staffers he was slashing the operation, the Huffington...

IRS memo: disclosing Trump’s tax returns to Congress is ‘mandatory’

Existing federal law on congressional access to tax returns is entirely straightforward. According to the statute, which has been on the books for nearly a century, the Treasury Department “shall furnish” tax materials in...

Trump says he would listen if foreigners offered dirt on political opponent

President Trump on Wednesday wouldn't commit to calling the FBI if a foreign power offered damaging information on a political opponent. The comments, in an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos, came after special counsel Robert...

What will replace coal in Appalachia?

Michael Bloomberg wants to deliver coal its death blow. Last week, the billionaire and former New York mayor announced a $500 million campaign to directly pressure state governments, local city councils and utility commissions...

Trump pushes up to 20 years in prison for pipeline protesters

The criminalization of pipeline opposition is ramping up. The Trump administration is seeking to dramatically escalate federal penalties for pipeline protesters. Under newly proposed changes, pipeline protesters could face up to 20 years in prison...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Birth Control For Women Should Be Free And Sold Over-The-Counter

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for easier access to birth control. The first-term congresswoman from New York suggested women shouldn't have to pay top dollar for prescriptions — or at all for that matter. "Psst! Birth...

Ex-Staffers: Bernie ‘Struggles’ With Women’s Issues

Even for an older white man speaking at an event for women of color, the reception Bernie Sanders received at the recent She the People summit was chilly. Unlike the other 2020 candidates at...

Biden Flip-Flops, Now Supports Federal Funds for Abortion

A day after he reaffirmed his support for the Hyde Amendment, Joe Biden flip-flopped and announced he can no longer stand behind the law that bars federal funds for abortion services in most cases. His...

Trump’s criminal justice balancing act

In his quest for re-election, President Trump is casting himself as a defender of law and order; a booster of border security and broader immigration crackdown; a sworn enemy of ISIS and the MS-13...

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