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Perhaps you remember that a few months ago a memo was leaked that provided guidance to agents who put together the president’s daily intelligence briefing. In effect, it was the old KISS advice: “keep it simple, stupid.” The president preferred one-page memos with bulleted points, sans nuance. So it shouldn’t be surprising that is... Read more »
Candidates have to win approval from competing camps in the White House.
Democrats who didn't vote in 2016 now say they are 'extremely' motivated to vote in 2018.
Democrats can't afford to ignore so-called 'Stuck in the Middle' voters.
A federal judge blocked Trump's attempt to punish so-called sanctuary cities by using Trump's own words against him.
Trump is completely unpredictable, and he likes it that way.
We all know that the White House is desperate to change the narrative that is developing about what a complete and utter failure Trump has been in his first 100 days. But who knew that their attempt to provide an alternative narrative would be such a mangled mess? Today they released a press statement... Read more »
Trump's ignorance of basic topics didn't stop him from making proclamations about them.
Forty-one percent of 18-29 year-olds give Trump an 'F'.
The president's interview with the Associated Press was deeply disturbing.
When we discuss issues related to people of color, we tend to think of urban centers. That's a mistake.
Americans are moving to smaller cities and suburbs, but that might not be a boon for Republicans.
Every time I read an interview with Donald Trump, I walk away horrified. At this point, I struggle for words that will capture his level of ignorance, delusion, narcissism and mendacity. But it also reminds me of who we’re dealing with. All those moments when the press tries to paint him as some kind... Read more »
'Shattered,' the tell-all book about Hillary's campaign, only serves to further divide Democrats.
It has little to do with illegal immigration.
Ten years ago, then-Representative Martin Meehan (D-MA) resigned from the House to become chancellor of the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Meehan’s Congressional seat had not been held by a non-Democrat since the early-1970s, and the prospects of the Republican Party capturing the seat in a special election seemed rather remote. Show More Summary
After the Syria strikes, the press has mistakenly found new respect for Trump.
Results from the French primary election are in: center-right, pro-EU finance banker Emmanuel Macron defeated the racist, far right nationalist Marine Le Pen, and will face her again in the runoff. With exit polls showing Macron with a commanding lead over Le Pen in a one-on-one contest, opponents of xenophobia and fascism around the world are... Read more »
I have noted here before my distaste for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner as a vapid show of light camaraderie between newsreaders masquerading as journalists, and the politicians they are supposed to be holding to account. I have also said that it’s probably better for the event if the President does not attend, as his... Read more »
In the face of science march protests all around the world today, Donald Trump tweeted the following in his defense: I am committed to keeping our air and water clean but always remember that economic growth enhances environmental protection. Jobs matter! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 22, 2017 Let’s set aside the factual inaccuracy that... Read more »