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The Story of Roger Stone, Paul Manafort and Donald Trump

Roger Stone started Trump's campaign for the presidency. Paul Manafort was supposed to finish it.

How White Suburban Women Are Organizing in Middle America

If you want to understand what has changed politically since the election of Donald Trump, you have to start with this story.

In the Trump Administration, the Polluters Are in Control

If one climate skeptic can't win confirmation in the Senate, then Trump will try, try again.

In the GOP Political Universe, Hypocrisy Has No Meaning or Consequence

Trump's in-laws are benefiting from the immigration policies that he's actively trying to deny other families.

It’s Not Just the Magazine Capacity That Makes the AR-15 So Deadly

It is positively insane that these guns are so easily available to almost everyone in this country. 

Texas Democrats Are Eager to Vote

In early voting, Texas Democrats are turning out like it's a presidential election year.

The Heroism of Immigrant Students at Stoneman Douglas High School

There are students who owe their very lives to the fact that this country welcomed these immigrant families.

How to Beat the NRA

The NRA effectively mobilized gun rights voters against the majority in favor of gun control. Now gun control voters are finally getting focused.

Trump Doesn’t Know Fact From Fiction

The president cannot testify because he doesn't know or care if he's lying.

Trump and His Supporters Prop up His Ego in Light of the Mueller Indictments

Facing the fact that the Russians attempted to interfere in the election, the president's narcissism takes a hit.

Mueller Ups the Ante on Paul Manafort

Recent moves by the special counsel indicate that he is attempting to pressure Trump's former campaign manager into a plea agreement.

David Shulkin Failed Veterans Long Before His Travel Scandal

The secretary of veterans affairs, once a putative defender of government-provided veterans' care, is no longer the hero he portrays himself to be.

“MAGA Maggots” and My Fifteen Minutes

Trump fans seem to be concerned that the shooter’s right-wing political commitments might become part of the discussion, so they attack the survivors.

The GOP’s Dangerous Pattern of Putting Party Over Country

McConnell’s inaction while the Russians attacked the integrity of the presidential election is a feature of the modern Republican Party, not a bug.

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