Donald Trump Jr. is a terrible asshole and a person with the voice and demeanor of a terrible asshole. There are no doubt other men in the United States who inherit vast wealth from their families, spend their time liking social media posts accusing the teenage survivors of a school shooting of being paid actors, and…
Twenty-four hours, two bad centrist columns about gun violence that distort public sentiment. Why?
How much do you make in a year? Interesting. Now here are the reported salaries and net worths of the men profiting most off of a country saturated in guns.
The Senate’s bipartisan immigration deal is falling apart because the president wants it to. By late Wednesday, a coalition of 17 senators—eight Republicans, eight Democrats, and one independent—reached consensus on a bill that would create a path to citizenship for 1.8 million undocumented immigrants who came to the…
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has to fly first class everywhere he goes because nowhere else is safe for him!!!!
The Trump administration does not want to force cash poor families to eat pre-boxed meal rations after all. It just wants them to stop receiving food assistance altogether.
Mr. President, do you believe Rob Porter’s ex-wives?
The budget proposal the Trump administration released on Monday is a lengthy collection of moral horrors, but one section contains a particularly striking example of what is both new and old about this administration when it comes to policies that punish poor people.
In late January, the Democrats prepared themselves to get played on saving the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program by consenting to reopen the government based on assurances that Republicans would act in good faith and bring a deal to the floor. On Friday, they got played.
A list of some of Donald Trump’s closest friends, longtime confidants, and trusted political associates.
Jumping a subway turnstile is a minor offense, and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance has finally resolved to treat it that way. Last week, Vance’s office announced that it would no longer prosecute most people charged with fare evasion in an effort to decriminalize low-level, nonviolent offenses across the…
Kansas has no minimum age requirement for gubernatorial candidates, so six teenage boys are now running for the state’s top office. Which one should you elect?
Michele Bachmann, a former member of the United States House of Representatives who believes being gay is Satanic and Muslim immigrants are “problems that are coming into this country,” will not run for Senate because even God doesn’t want her to.
Marco Rubio has spent years trying to distinguish himself as the lonely Republican working to extend paid leave at the federal level, but for some reason is unwilling to have this eventual policy look like the state-level programs that are already working quite well. (Or maybe even funding a universal program with …
“My duty, and the sacred duty of every elected official in this chamber, is to defend Americans,” President Trump said Tuesday during his State of the Union address, to steady applause from Republicans in attendance. “To protect their safety, their families, their communities, and their right to the American Dream.…
The president of the United States is very proud that he killed it on the cognitive test he was administered amid public concern about his mental capacities.
The Department of Justice has “effectively shuttered” an office created during the Obama administration to expand access to legal services to people who can’t afford them, according to The New York Times.
Let’s say we’re talking about a 12-hour period, specifically.
Pennsylvania’s deeply gerrymandered congressional district map is “clearly, plainly, and palpably” unconstitutional and must be redrawn before this year’s elections, according to a ruling issued earlier this month by the state supreme court. Nevertheless, Republicans would very much like to keep those unconstitutional…
According to survey conducted by Bank of America, the bank that is now charging its poorest customers a monthly fee just to maintain a checking account, 16 percent of millennials have $100,000 or more in savings.